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The Anatomy of the Perfect Virtual Assistant Business advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Jul 04, 2019

Welcome to The VA Foundry science lab!

For this anatomy lesson, I’ll need you to pull out your metaphorical white lab coats, latex gloves, and safety glasses because we are going to dissect a virtual assistant business to find out precisely what it takes to ensure it functions correctly and...

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How to Set Your Virtual Assistant Rates and Packages advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money pricing sales scaling services tools Jun 26, 2019

One of the first things you need to get well and truly sorted before you start seeking out paying clients is to establish how much to charge for your time.

Given that many new VAs struggle coming up with their hourly rate, it’s no surprise that they tend to...

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The Worst Advice I've Ever Heard Given to  Virtual Assistants advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools May 01, 2019

Brace yourselves for some of the worst advice I have ever heard being dished out to VAs, specifically those new to the industry. My jaw has dropped to the floor on more than one occasion when I’ve been privy to some of the whacko things people say.

Look, I’m sure these...

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7 Tragic Mistakes You're Making as a Virtual Assistant advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Apr 26, 2019

How do I know that the following seven mistakes are those of the tragic variety? Because in the early days, I made some of them and I’ve since seen them made countless times by others

These are avoidable VA fails,...

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9 Signs You're Killing It As A Virtual Assistant Business Owner advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Feb 10, 2019

When you own a virtual assistance business, you’re in the thick of it. You’re right there, on the ‘shop floor’ dealing with clients, going through the process of hiring team members, and managing all the business admin.

As time goes on (and if you’ve done all the...

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12 FREE Tools To Make You A Better Virtual Assistant advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Jan 10, 2019

Whether you’ve just started your VA business or you’ve been at it for a while now, your return on investment (ROI) is something to keep front-of-mind to avoid throwing money into something that turns out to be a bit of a black hole.

It feels awful to invest in something you are hoping...

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Should You Quit Your Job And Become A Virtual Assistant? advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Jan 10, 2019

From an outside perspective, the life of a virtual assistant must look pretty sweet. All easy and breezy, right?

VA’s often work from home, they can set their own hours, choose which days they work, and establish a good work-life balance.

What’s not to love? “I could do...

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5 Things You Learned in Kindergarten That'll Help You Be An Exceptional Virtual Assistant advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Nov 19, 2018

You might be a master of Microsoft Word and a superstar with social media management, but if you don’t get these five basics right as your foundation, you will struggle as a Virtual Assistant.

Don’t panic!

The five things I’m talking about are basic things you learnt when you...

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A Simple Strategy That Got 10 x The Number Of Leads From My Website, Overnight advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Nov 05, 2018

When I looked at my Virtual Assistant business's website, I knew two things:

1. We were getting maybe one lead per week
2. Our pricing page was our most viewed page (after home page)

In the entire time we’d had the website, we always stated our pricing. 

I thought it would help qualify...

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The No. 1 Question Every Virtual Assistant Business Owner Should Know How To Answer advice finding clients getting started marketing mindset money sales scaling services tools Oct 22, 2018

If you’re a Virtual Assistant (or considering becoming one), you will know all about the importance of networking.

When you’re serious about building up your business and want to open the door to new people and opportunities, it’s vital to get out there and meet, greet, and...

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