Motivation: How to Find It & (More Importantly) How to Keep It

Ever have those moments where you feel super motivated about something one day and the next day your motivation has turned into self-doubt, defeat, and the feeling that you just want to do anything but work? You’re not alone. Self-employment has it’s perks. Namely – setting your own schedule, being your own boss, and making …

Help! My Clients Are Driving Me Crazy!

If you haven’t already felt this way, chances are one day you will. Any freelancer to deals with clients on a regular basis will, it’s only natural. Know two things: you are not the only one to feel this way and you do not have to feel guilty. First off, let’s look at this from …

Why Should You Be a Virtual Assistant Right Now?

It’s no secret that today’s world is going digital. Everything is going digital; businesses, marketing, relationships, and just about everything else. Digital is the way of the future because this is how our society is growing and evolving. You can sit there and argue or say that you don’t like it, but it’s a fact. …

Why You Need an Email List

As an online service provider, our main source of new leads comes from where else… online. From clients finding you through your social media platforms to directly through your website, clients are being directed to you digitally. They come across your profile, scroll through your photos, maybe generate enough interest to follow, and maybe, just …

Do You Offer Too Many Services?

Have you ever stopped and considered the possibility that maybe, just maybe, you offer too many services? What??? How is that possible? How could you offer too many services? I’m sure you thought that offering a plethora of services and having the “I can do anything and everything attitude” is the best, right? Well, it …

3 Things You Can Do Right Now to Book a Client

You’ve been trying to start your Virtual Assistant business but have not had any luck finding clients. You’ve been marketing your business and growing your audience but you are not getting any leads. What to do? I’m sharing three things you can do right now, to boost your visibility and better your chances of booking …

What Type of VA are You?

If you are thinking about becoming a Virtual Assistant or maybe you are already a Virtual Assistant but are looking to expand your client list or possibly find your niche, then this post is for you. So you probably already know what a Virtual Assistant is, but if not here’s a refresher. A Virtual Assistant …

MeetEdgar – My New Favorite Social Media Tool

Let’s face it… posting to social media is a huge time-suck, stress-filled, totally necessary part of our businesses. It’s something that we do not actually want to do, but have to do if we want our businesses to grow. Social media is the new marketing. Gone are the days of print flyers, newspaper ads, and …

Health & Fitness VA 101

There people and businesses out there looking for VAs in almost every niche you can imagine. I’m serious. Think of the most outlandish, specific thing you could specialize in and there is probably someone who would hire a VA in that space. This is why it is so great to be a VA because you …

How to Start Pinning in 5 Easy Steps

I’ll be the very first to admit, Pinterest is scary. Pinterest is a scary place full of a lot of information and a lot of graphics that link to a lot of places and I honestly just don’t understand how it all works. But here’s one thing I do know about Pinterest – if you own …