Category «How To»

How to Create Boundaries Around Your Time

Working for yourself as a VA can be very profitable. But it can also sometimes feel as if you’re chasing your own tail. Everyone is interrupting you, kids are calling for you, spouses are wanting attention, the phone is ringing and it’s not about working. It seems impossible. The thing is, everyone has the same …

Free 30 Minute Webinar May 8, 2pm CDT

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Watch me build a self-hosted WordPress website live. If all goes well there will be a recording, but there are only 50 seats. There will be a 5 or 10 minute Q & A portion of this webinar as well. Here is the information: Here is the information about the Free Webinar to watch me …

Why You Should Attend Live Events

Live events are fun places where you can meet like-minded individuals. You can make friends, build relationships, perhaps even meet a new joint venture partner. But first, you have to attend an event. Some of you may or may not realize this, but I have a social anxiety disorder called agoraphobia. No, it’s not like …

Different Ways to Answer RFPs: Requests For Proposals

There are a number of different ways to answer requests for proposals (RFPs). You will be so busy as a virtual assistant (VA), however, that templating as much of the task as possible is the best approach.  Think structured and step-by-step rather than creative or flashy and you should soon start to get a steady …

8 Ways Discovery Calls Help Ensure a Better Match

One of the best ways to ensure that your prospective new clients will be good matches for you is to put discovery calls at the top of your to-do list. Why a Discovery Call? Think of it as a meet and greet, or dating. You don’t walk up to someone and say, “Hello, will you …