What Clients are Looking for When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Feeling nervous about getting hired as a virtual assistant? You may think clients are looking for VA’s with the most software knowledge, but that’s usually not the case. See what clients are really looking for when hiring their ideal VA.

How to Deal with Difficult Client Questions the Right Way

It can feel really uncomfortable when a client asks a question you don’t have an answer to. I mean, you don’t want to look foolish, unprofessional, or not get a job you want, right?

There’s a way around this sticky situation. I cover what to say and how to turn this problem into an opportunity to impress your client.

Four Client Processes You Need Before Bringing on Your First Client

You might be already actively looking for clients or just about to, but do you know exactly what to do when a potential client wants to work with you?

What steps will you take to decide whether they’re a good fit or not? What will you do when you decide to work together? What about your service? What are the steps you’ll take to complete it? Do you know what you’ll do when your project is complete or how you’ll get feedback on your service?

Your head might be spinning right now, but don’t panic! We’re going to work on figuring out these steps so you know exactly what you’ll be doing.

Client Organization Tips for Your Virtual Assistant Business

One of the biggest (if not THE biggest) challenges of being a VA is staying organized! When you’re juggling a bunch of clients and your own business, it’s easy to start losing track of things.
Luckily, I’ve learned plenty of tips and tricks over the years to keep things organized, and the internet is full of systems and programs to help keep your business running smoothly.

I wanted to share a few of my favorite tips and programs for organizing client tasks and making sure work gets done!

Get More Virtual Assistant Clients: How to Write a Cold Pitch Email

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!

How to Beta Test Your Virtual Assistant Services to Attract Clients

Beta testing my services before offering them to the public was one of the most important steps I took when I started my VA business to attract clients. Not only did it allow me to practice my new services, but it also helped spread the word about my new biz. I’m a big advocate for beta testing because once I took on a few practice clients, I had referrals pouring in. On top of that, I’ve never had to market my VA business to find new clients.