How to get started as a Virtual Assistant?
How to figure out what to charge as a Virtual Assistant?
Do’s and Don’ts for working and keeping top clients
As a new Virtual Assistant you might feel overwhelmed at how much you have to learn. You’re not alone and it’s totally natural. The good news is that you don’t have to overthink the systems and tools you need to get your business up and running. With a few simple systems and free tools and […]
As a Virtual Assistant looking for your first clients, how long would you expect to wait before one of your pitches gets you a yes? Would you be willing to take 100 Noes before you get to your first client signing on the dotted line? In an interview, actor Dallas Bryce Howard once told Marie […]
Browse pretty much any Virtual Assistant group on Facebook and you’ll see at least one post per week from a brand new, enthusiastic Virtual Assistant who’s finally decided to take the leap into entrepreneurship looking for their first client. We are the 21st century’s breed of creative, knowledgeable and highly focused entrepreneurs who do valuable […]
An epic VA is always looking to trim expenses in their virtual assistant business but sometimes it’s easy to miss the little things that add up quickly, especially over time. Sure, you can always sign another client or take on another project to earn another dollar, but making more money just to stay on top […]
It’s the end of the year, and many business owners take time off – or at least slow down. Your clients are probably some of them! But some business owners do the exact opposite: they want to speed up. They see the end of the calendar year (and also, for some, the fiscal year) coming […]
Now is the time to start planning for the future of your business. You’ll hear a lot of people talking about it over the next few months. That makes this the perfect time, as a Virtual Assistant, to make sure your clients know that you can help them plan for their business’s new year. You […]
A great mentor can literally take years off of your career pursuit. And when you’re building a virtual assistant business as a side hustle, that definitely adds up in time AND money! Having a great mentor did that for my virtual assistant business. In fact, I very well could have closed the doors of my […]
When you’re growing your Virtual Assistant business, blog posts and podcasts can only go so far. To take it to the next level, one of the best things you can do is to find an actual person to help you. Support to Grow Your Virtual Assistant Business While many programs and incubators may include elements […]
A discovery call (aka a sales call), is usually the first face-to-face conversation you’ll have with a prospective client to learn if you’ll make a good working fit. It can be intimidating, especially if you’re new to it, but it’s a hugely valuable part of your business. Not only do discovery calls lead to paying […]
You know the usual clichés: “Charge what you’re worth and don’t apologize for it.” “Know your worth and then charge double.” “Your time is your energy, so charge what you’re worth.” These are all great motivational quotes: they tackle the fear many new entrepreneurs feel when it comes to putting a price tag on their […]