Client – Babies And You – How To Plan Your Business

2020-04-28T20:48:46+10:00November 27th, 2017|

Why put yourself under more stress than you need? You're going to have a baby, and that's wonderful, congratulations. But there is a problem, right? You've just started your Virtual Assistant Biz, found out you were expecting and landed your first client all within the last 6-months, and at this point, you don't know how

10 Things That Will Put You In Control Of Your Biz

2020-04-28T20:48:56+10:00November 20th, 2017|

So you decided to create a Virtual Assistant Business, it seemed like a good idea, you could do it from home with the baby and kids, it's important for you to be there for them but now you've lost control. Then you get a client or two or three, and the money starts coming in,

Potential Clients – How I Deal With them for my VA Biz

2020-04-28T20:49:04+10:00October 31st, 2017|

Often, my first contact with potential clients will be via email, and with a bit of luck, they will have an email signature with their website details included. This is a real bonus because it allows me time to check them out before I contact them back. As much as they are looking to me

OBM vs VA – Why You Need To Spend The Money

2020-04-28T20:49:15+10:00October 9th, 2017|

Online Business Managers (or OBM's) do not work for peanuts! It costs you to get the best of the best. After all, you don't work for peanuts; so why do we think we can get a business partner for $12.00 per hour? It's an insult really to those of us who have done the hard

Onboarding Process – Why Clients Won’t Do It

2020-04-28T20:49:26+10:00October 4th, 2017|

Why is it, that sometimes, a client will get angsty at the mere mention of going through your onboarding process? It's almost like they are saying from the very beginning, that what you have or need to say or do is not that important. So, what do you do if a client says, they don't

Why Consistency Is Key To Longevity

2020-04-28T20:50:05+10:00August 30th, 2017|

In a recent discussion with a reporter, I was asked the question, “In your opinion, what is key for small businesses operating in rural communities?” My response was simple, ‘consistency’. And when you think about it, regardless of whether you're in a rural community or a city our clients and customers expect that when we