Is Being a Virtual Assistant Right for You?

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As you may know, the technology industry has rapidly changed the way everyone handles their businesses now a days. With so much work being done online, it’s no surprise that many jobs now allow you to work from home. Becoming a virtual assistant comes with the flexibility to work from home while still providing the satisfaction of working closely with clients and team members.

 

What is a Virtual Assistant?

First off, let’s define what a virtual assistant is. A virtual...

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Starting a Business: Your Business is Your Baby

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      Starting a business is not easy. It takes a special kind of person to be able to manage the stress and take the risk of starting up your own business; you need to be resilient, to have enthusiasm, to be able to face failure with confidence that you can still succeed, and you need to be able to think outside the box. Do you possess these qualities and have a unique idea for a start-up company? If so, you could have the potential to become an entrepreneur yourself! But,...

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Organize your Office

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It’s a new year and we want you and your business to kick it up a notch! That being said, having an office that is set up to help you be successful is an important step. We are providing you with a few easy steps to help you get organized.

 

Paper Piles

Piles of paper are the most common source of clutter in any office! We know that important papers need to be kept, but there is no reason why it should be taking up usable space. Go through these piles and sort what is important,...

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Winter Blues

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With the cold weather settling in, many of us may be suffering from the Winter Blues. You’d be surprised how common this phenomena is. Winter Blues can stem from being stuck inside all day to a lack of sunshine and in turn Vitamin D. For those of us who work from home, the lack of motivation and energy can be taxing and cause lapses in our work day. It is important to remember to check in with yourself regularly, especially if you are starting to feel the dreary effects of the...

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Webinar Magic: 3 Powerful Benefits

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We haven't talked about Webinars in a while, but I'm sure you've either seen an ad, signed up or hosted on in the past few weeks.

The fact is, webinars are one of today’s hottest marketing trends. Each and every week, you’ll find small business owners hosting webinars about book publishing, blogging, and even how to sell T-shirts online. No matter what your niche or industry, webinars are a great option for growing your market.

 

List Building

Perhaps the number one reason...

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5 Best Business Apps

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The end of 2017 is coming fast! How are you feeling about your business? It's not uncommon that most of us find ourselves more or less falling short towards the end of the year. We may be less motivated and less organized and more focused on the holidays and getting ready for vacation. However, on the road to becoming a successful entrepreneur, we must fight these tendencies! That being said,we've put together a brief list of apps/programs that will help you keep your business running...

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Growing your VA Business

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Are you getting ready to launch your Virtual Assistant business? Or are you feeling like your business isn’t growing quite as fast as you had liked? We’ve put together a few tips from our own and other’s experiences to help you find your footing before launching or create a better foundation to relaunch.

 

Get everything in order

BEFORE you start booking clients, make sure you have all of your documentation ready. If you are a strictly online business, make sure you...

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Cohesive Sales Funnel

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Last week we gave you some tips for setting your prices. However that does little good if you aren’t attracting and converting customers. As an online business, it is important to learn the power of the offer funnel.

You’ll find all kinds of plugins on WordPress, steps in Simplero, ect. to help you design and create your funnel. And yet still your funnel doesn’t perform as it should.

So what’s missing?

 

Cohesiveness

I know, I know. You email regularly....

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Name your Price

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As a small business owner, this might just be the most stressful decision you have to make: what do I charge?

You’ve got the competition to consider, your own skill set, what you perceive to be your skills (yes, this is different from the former for most of us), what your market will actually pay, your location, and a host of other variables. Working it out can feel like a hurdle you can’t quite get past.

 

Tools

Of course, there are multiple tools at your disposal. One...

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Social Media Marketing

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Social media is a great "free" resource for marketing! But with so many social media platforms, how do you know where to prioritize your time and resources? Posting and making your presence known on every platform can turn in to a full time job. That being said, we've comprised a few tips to help you utilize your social media to your greatest benefit.

 

Define your Audience

We've mentioned before that finding your target audience is the key to unlocking the benefits of social media...

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