6 Tips for Overcoming Fear and Putting Yourself Out There

One question I get a lot from virtual assistants who want to start their own businesses is “How can I get over the fear of putting myself out there?”

First of all, I totally get it. Every entrepreneur has to deal with this fear, especially in the early stages of their business. I sure did! This fear is something you’ll need to get familiar with if you want to grow your business, but it does get easier!

Here are a few simple tips for getting over the fear and getting out there!

7 Tips for Finding Clients for Your VA Business

The most common question I hear from new and established Virtual Assistants is “How do I find clients?” Definitely a legitimate question because no clients means no money! That’s why I gathered 7 tips for finding clients easily.

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.

How (and Why!) to Define Your Ideal Client

One of the best things about running your own business is that you have control over who you work with. Working with your ideal client makes work so much more enjoyable. No more grumpy boss or annoying coworkers because you get to hand-pick the people you WANT to work with, that you’re happy to be around, and that you really click with!

11 Traits of Highly Successful Virtual Assistants

As a VA, I have noticed that there are 11 traits that successful Virtual Assistants share. These traits are uber important for having an organized and profitable business that clients are happy to refer to anyone looking to hire a VA for themselves.

What is a Virtual Assistant and What Do They Do?

Working from home has been a dream of mine for a very long time. I’ve always been an independent person and feeling “free” is important to me.

Before starting my work as a VA, I coached aspiring entrepreneurs through the logistics of starting their first businesses. Before that, I had a bath and body and a jewelry shop.

Although I worked really hard at my businesses, I just didn’t make enough to justify quitting my day job and solely being an entrepreneur.

All this changed as soon as I became a VA.

A Sneak Peek at My Day as an Entrepreneur (with pictures)

Yesterday, I had the opportunity to take the wheel of the One Woman Shop Instagram account! One Woman Shop is a community and resource gold mine for women solopreneurs, and I had so much fun sharing a peek into a day in the life of a busy online business manager!

In case you missed it, here’s a photo tour of a day as an online solopreneur.

How I Became a Virtual Assistant and Quit My Job in 3 Months

I’m an entrepreneur at heart. My dreams of owning a business started a long, long time ago! From soap maker, to jewelry designer, to blogger, to coach and then Virtual Assistant, my journey has been colorful!

However, I struggled for many years to make enough money to quit my day job and work from home full-time.

Starting my Virtual Assistant business helped me fulfill my dreams of quitting my job and working from home. And yes, it’s everything I thought it would be!