I am sure I am not the only one who has watched powerful entrepreneurial women like Joanna Gaines, Jessica Alba, Tina Fey or Arianna Huffington on TV and silently longed for their life and success. The reality is that these successful moms who have blazed the trail before us have already offered up plenty of… Read More Lessons we can glean from Powerful Mompreneurs
Work-at-home moms like to share tips and tricks for helping each other succeed. There is no perfect formula or guarantee of a huge income while you do nothing (and anything that promises that is likely a scam!), but those who have succeeded or know others who have succeeded have some good ideas. In fact, it… Read More WAHM Tip Thursday: Success Tips for Work-at-Home Moms
Social media seems to change faster and faster every year. Let me correct that; every WEEK. What was once “the-uber-best-hot strategy” can be viewed as “so last year” in just a few months. The learning curve with social media can be steep, and some folks feel as if keeping up with trends, strategies, and changes… Read More Feeling Frazzled? Try a Social Media Slow DOWN
If creating a side hustle, or a full-time gig, as a Virtual Assistant is still in your wheelhouse you are not going to want to miss this. The International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) is dedicated to the professional education and development of members of the Virtual Assistance profession, and to educating the public on the… Read More The BEST Virtual Assistant Training possible | IVAA Summit 2018
I get at least two calls a week from people I know ( or don’t know!) wanting work-from-home advice. These people have heard that I left my 9-5 job years ago in pursuit of a better way to earn a living. Most have a plethora of questions about starting a Virtual Assistant Business. Within this… Read More Answers to Questions about starting a Virtual Assistant Business
In my 30+ year span in the world of employment, I had a whopping 3 jobs. THREE! Two fifteen-year stints in the office products retail industry (for two different companies) and a summer job picking sweet corn. I can honestly say I never acquired any experience in how to properly leave a job since I left so… Read More The UnGraceful Exit | How to Not Burn the Bridge when leaving a Job
I can’t believe I am about to flip my calendar to the 6th month of 2017. SIXTH! The year is half over…how did that happen? So at this point my January “how-am-I-going-to-master-this-plan” need to be more of a “am I still on track? And, if not, how can I get back there?” plan. We all… Read More Solopreneurs-have you lost sight of your “Why?”
I know I am not alone when I say sometimes spending hours hunting down links and share-ables for social media makes me want to snatch myself BALD. If you are like me, you are probably constantly trying to keep up with social media, and figuring out what to say on Facebook, Twitter, etc, and running… Read More 600 Premade Social Media Updates=Massive Time Saver!
How to market books, build a platform and get our work in front of potential buyers is always an ongoing….journey for any author. The list of marketing ideas that can lead to book sales is a long one, but leveraging social media is still somewhere towards the TOP of the list. Some channels are more… Read More Instagram 101 for Children’s Book Authors
I’ve been spending a lot of time fussing lately. Fussing about one particular client that is starting to wear thin on me. The client AND the work are starting to wear thin on me. But here’s the rub, this client (as prickly as they may be) is also consistent, fast paying (the pay is OK..not… Read More The Good, The Boring and The Profitable-Cultivating Clients that don’t Suck your Soul
Too overwhelmed to create the Virtual Assistant business you want? So many people feel overwhelmed when it comes to setting up their virtual assistant business. They’re not sure where to start. They’re not sure exactly what they need to set up shop. They start researching and then hit information overload when they see all the… Read More The 5-Day Activate Your VA Business Challenge starts this Monday, February 20th!
Biz Accelerating Mompreneur Tips: Last night I was watching re-runs of Shark Tank (LOVE that show) and the young couple that owns Grace & Lace was on there talking about how they grew their business to a 1.2+ million dollar biz (before the Sharks go involved). They also admitted that they had never spent a… Read More 4 No B.S. Biz Accelerating Mompreneur Tips