Pricing your virtual assistance services

Pricing your virtual services takes a lot of thought and there isn’t one perfect game plan out there to help you figure it out. If you ask 5 different people how to set your prices, you are sure to get 5 different answers, so before you determine how much to charge for your service, you should ask yourself the following … Read more...

Can I work as a VA without having strong technical abilities?

So, you are not a tech guru, is there still virtual work that you can do?  The simple answer is yes. Many small business owners need help with tasks that will require someone with a background in web design or web maintenance, social media management, graphic design or even email marketing, however there are still plenty of outsourced tasks … Read more...

Basic technologies to use when working with a new client

A virtual assistant is a very valuable resource to a busy entrepreneur.  Getting your working relationship off to a good start is important in securing a long term assignment with your new client. Working with anyone – real or virtual – is a dynamic situation where adjustments need to be made as the working relationship evolves. With … Read more...

3 Ways to Add Gratitude Into Your Day

The month of November is always a time when we remind ourselves what we are thankful for. In business it may be a strong loyal client base, a contract win, or even the fact that we enjoy doing what we do. For personal gratitude, it may be our family, our friends, or even the barista who makes our morning coffee exactly to our liking every time we … Read more...

A virtual assistant is an entrepreneur!

Are you familiar with the definition of entrepreneurship? Did you know a virtual assistant (VA) is considered an "entrepreneur?"  Definition:  Entrepreneurship is the process of starting a business, typically a startup company offering an innovative product, process or service.  A lot of VAs have either had a shift in their career plan or … Read more...

10 Must-Have Small Business Software

We are sharing content by Jennie Lyon of Jennie Lyon, Virtual Assistant Services for Your BusinessJennie is a virtual assistant that has had much success in her career choice.  She recently sent out this list of 10 Must Have Small Business Software in her newsletter.  We agree with all her suggestions so decided to post her recommendations. Here … Read more...

Register for the Virtual Assistance 101_Training Call

The virtual assistance profession is BOOMING!  Business owners are currently looking for professional VA's who are setup for success and have the right skills to match their needs. Join the CEO and Founder of Assistant Match  Katie Gutierrez Miller for a 60 minute call to learn all about being a virtual assistant and earning an income doing a … Read more...

Work Option When Caring For An Elderly Parent

Being a stay at home Mom or Dad is not the only reason to consider becoming a professional virtual assistant.  Caring for an elderly parent, grandparent or friend is a growing responsibility in many households.  There is a large number of middle-aged professionals (referred to as the Sandwich Generation) who are simultaneously caring for children … Read more...

The Technology Tether

Do you find yourself constantly checking email, text messages or social media? Is your smartphone or tablet the first thing you reach for in the morning, or the last thing you put down at night? If this sounds like you, then you are tethered to technology and probably missing out on what is actually going on around you. Below are some tips on … Read more...

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