31 Things To Do When Business is Slow

Your virtual assistant business can slow down for many different reasons. Perhaps a client leaves and you haven’t found one to replace them yet. Or maybe your clients have cut back on hours temporarily because of the season or some other reason.

Regardless of the circumstance, if you find that your biz has slowed down a bit, don’t freak out! There are several things you can do to make your business stronger and healthier while waiting for it to pick back up.

The Best Planners to Help You Reach Your Business Goals

People who write out their goals are more likely to achieve them. 

But guess what? Writing them down is NOT enough! 

You have to take consistent action in order to reach them. My favorite tool to do this is a planner.

Check out the three planners I use regularly in my business to help me reach my goals.

How to Use RecurPost to Automate Your Social Media

Social media marketing is so time consuming! You know you need to do it to get the word out about your business, but as an entrepreneur you already have tons of other things to do. I honestly find social media to be quite tedious as well, which makes it very difficult to post consistently.

Luckily, I recently discovered a tool that recycles social media updates, saves me tons of time, and is actually fun to use! See how I automate my social media using RecurPost.

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!

8 Productivity Tips for Working Smarter (Not Harder) as a Virtual Assistant

It’s easy to get overwhelmed as a virtual assistant when you’re juggling a bunch of clients and projects at once. Sometimes you have a to-do list a mile long and you don’t know how you’ll get to it all.

Not only that, you might have other responsibilities, like kids, which reduces your work hours. That means if you want to be productive and get things done you HAVE to be efficient.

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