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Have You Been Missing Out? advice Oct 03, 2021

Last week it was International Podcast Day!

A shout out to all the podcasters and podcast listeners amongst us!

Launching The Sam + Jo VA Show was a game changer for us in terms of our reach. Why help a small handful of VAs when we can instead empower thousands thanks to recording our...

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Is the universe telling you it's time to increase your prices? pricing Sep 23, 2021

Here are four signs that it's time for you to take a good hard look at your prices and how you're packaging them up.

1 No one is telling you that you're too expensive.

You're not making any profit and/or paying yourself regularly.

You've started to feel resentment towards your...

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You're Not Going To Be The Right Fit VA For Everyone - And That's Okay advice finding clients mindset Sep 20, 2021

Just like not every client is going to be the right-fit for you, you're not going to be the right-fit for every client you meet and/or work with.

You could be the highest performing, most professional, incredibly charming VA super-star around and there will still be clients that won't:

  1. Book a...
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Why It Really Doesn't Matter What You Call Yourself advice marketing Sep 12, 2021

Virtual Assistant, Online Business Manager, Virtual EA, Freelance PA, Bookkeeper, Podcast Manager, Business Support Provider, Social Media Manager, Content Creator, Mailchimp Expert, Transcriber, Online Administrator, Remote Personal Assistant ...

Holy hecka!

That my friends is just a small drop...

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Will You Make It In Business? mindset Sep 06, 2021

Every single one of us has the ability to create the VA business of our dreams.

So why are so many failing? 

For every 10 aspiring virtual assistants we see enter (or attempt to enter) the VA industry, only 2 or 3 actually go on to grow thriving businesses that last longer than 12 months.

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Are Your Insecurities Holding You Back? advice marketing mindset Sep 03, 2021

Yep we bet your insecurities about the way you look are definitely holding your business back!

If you're serious about growing your VA business, about really levelling it up, then it's imperative you stop hiding behind your biz name and logo.

The virtual assistants we see out there killing it,...

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Get Clients Without A Website, Social Following or Reviews finding clients getting started Aug 24, 2021

It's 100% possible to have a fully booked VA business ... without all the bells and whistles you think you need.

How do we know this?

We've done it ourselves - that's how!

Within a few short months of launching our businesses, we both had waiting lists of clients wanting to work with us ......

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Stretch Your Comfort Zone mindset Jul 26, 2021

You're officially a VA the very first time you get paid for your services.
Sounds easy? For some it is.

For many VAs imposter syndrome, fear of failure, self-doubt and self sabotage don't kick in until it's time to take the next step in GROWING your businesses.

That reluctance you're feeling,...

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Shiny Object Syndrome Getting You Distracted? mindset Jul 19, 2021

Shiny object syndrome isn't just for magpies!

Virtual assistants also like to chase new and interesting gurus, tools, platforms, software, workshops and courses in the hope they will work like a fairy godmother and magically grow their business.

We get it!

You've got to put your blinkers on and...

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To Niche Or Not To Niche finding clients services Jul 10, 2021

To niche or not to niche - THAT is the question! Or is it? 

When done well, niching will be the single best decision you make in your VA business.

Finding your niche not only narrows down the types of clients you want to work with, it also helps you find the perfect virtual work you actually...

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