Picture yourself as a superhero, soaring through the sky, ready to save the day in your virtual assistant (VA) business.
There's a sneaky villain lurking in the shadows, ready to sabotage your success - it's none other than your own lack of confidence.
Strap on your cape, and...
Imagine you're Indiana Jones, searching for the magical pill that will bring you an endless stream of clients for your virtual assistant (VA) business.
You come across Fiverr and wonder, "Is this the treasure I've been seeking?"
So, grab your whip, put on your fedora, and let's uncover the truth...
Are you an aspiring virtual assistant feeling overwhelmed, stressed out, and unsure about what to focus on first to launch your business and land your first client?
This blog post will break down exactly what we'd do if we were to start our VA business journey all over again, today.
In today's digital age, online networking has become an essential tool for Virtual Assistants (VAs) to connect with potential clients, build relationships, and grow their businesses. However, not all virtual assistants know how to navigate the world of online networking effectively.
When we talk about premium clients, we're talking about the ones who:
- Are looking to gain as much time back as possible and are willing to pay for it.
- Are attracted to glossy, stand-out online presence.
- Are impressed by a slick sales call and onboarding process.
- Are happy to pay in advance for...
"Offer services you both love and have the skills and experience to deliver" they told you!
"Be yourself, make meaningful connections" they repeated!
"Move away from casual hourly rates and offer service plans and packages instead" they cried!
"Niche and they will come" they proclaimed!
How often have you said 'sorry' to someone this week?
Probably too many!
Women tend to use apologies as a way to cushion their actions.
It goes waaaaay back to when women were (and let's be honest - can still be!) penalised for verbalising their opinions, speaking up and speaking out.
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:
- Book a...
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 ......
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...