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Answers to Questions about starting a Virtual Assistant Business

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

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

The Good, The Boring and The Profitable-Cultivating Clients that don’t Suck your Soul

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

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

My very first Huffington Post Article! Forget Setting Goals: Focus on Your End Game

I have always, always, always wanted to write for the Huffington Post. Who wouldn’t?! HuffPo is like the Time Magazine of the online world. The desire to be a HuffPo Contributor has lingered on my Bucket List for many years and I am now proud to say…I made it! I am now published on the… Read More My very first Huffington Post Article! Forget Setting Goals: Focus on Your End Game

Money Making Ideas, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant: Systems and Strategies for Sustainability

“The first time I tried to work from home full-time (years and years ago), I kind of failed at it.” Those are the words of one of my favorite WAHM gurus, Sagan Morrow. Sagan went on to share the fact that she LOVED freelancing and working from home, but once she took the leap to… Read More What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant: Systems and Strategies for Sustainability

Virtual Assistant

What it Takes to be a Virtual Assistant: Picking Your Niche

  Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant. She and I have had so many valuable discussions about being virtual assistants and working from home thtat we decided to get serious about this topic and create something that will… Read More What it Takes to be a Virtual Assistant: Picking Your Niche

Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

How a Virtual Assistant Differs from a Regular Employee

  Thaleia Maher from Something2Offer and I have joined forces to co-create a series this month called What it Takes to Be a Virtual Assistant. She and I have had so many valuable discussions about being virtual assistants and working from home thtat we decided to get serious about this topic and create something that will… Read More How a Virtual Assistant Differs from a Regular Employee

blogging basics, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Why NOT using images in your blog posts is a no-no

  People like looking at pretty things. It’s no secret. We love to look at images of food, babies, DIY, crafts and motivational stuff, all while murmuring, oohhh and ahhhh. But images on social media are more than just eye candy. They are an eye-catching tool that captures the reader’s attention and pulls them IN.… Read More Why NOT using images in your blog posts is a no-no

blogging basics, Tools of the Trade, Virtual Assistant, WAHM

Social Etiquette- Tips and Thoughts for Being Polite Online

I am always on the hunt for really good information online. I particularly love any article on blogging that includes tips on how to attract readers, how create cool content and all the bells-and-whistles that can help my blog be the best it can be. I also enjoy really good articles on what NOT to do… Read More Social Etiquette- Tips and Thoughts for Being Polite Online