“I want to start a virtual assistant business, but I don’t have any skills I could offer as services!”
I hear this a lot! It’s also totally not true. You’d be surprised just how much you have to offer as a potential VA. All you need to do is take a close look at your existing skills and talents and let that lead you to your services and your “special sauce” that will make you a unique and sought-after virtual assistant!
I created a simple exercise (and worksheets) to help you figure out the virtual assistant services you can offer to clients.read more
A lot of aspiring VA’s are paralyzed by the idea of setting up a website, and I don’t blame them. It can be a lot of work, especially if you’ve never done it before.
Luckily, you don’t need a website to get your VA business off the ground! There are other ways you can have an online presence without building a website.read more
After being diagnosed with cubital and carpal tunnel syndrome, I spent tons of time researching and trying out the best products for reducing my pain. Whether you have carpal tunnel, know someone who does, or are a virtual assistant that types a lot, you’ll want to check this out.read more
You may have heard that cold emailing is a great way to get clients, and this is absolutely true.
But cold emailing just sounds so…impersonal. Pushy. Terrifying.
I get where you’re coming from! You’re basically walking up to someone and asking them to hire you, which feels vulnerable and scary. Luckily, it does get easier with practice, and there’s a way to do it that doesn’t feel so salesy and icky. Let me show you how!read more
I’m all about automating tasks to make life (and business) simpler! Today I’m talking about one of my favorite Pinterest marketing tools, BoardBooster. Learn why you need it and why I love it!read more
I decided to kick off the Behind the Scenes of a Virtual Assistant Business interview series by interviewing my own VA, McKella Sawyer of The Cafe Wordsmith. McKella is a content ninja and helps me with tasks in both my business and my clients’ businesses. Check out her interview and learn her favorite tricks and tools for running a smooth business.read more