Hiring The Right People For Your VA Team

Hiring additional employees is usually an essential component to maintaining business productivity, profitability and momentum as your business grows, however if you don’t want to move into a larger office space just yet, consider putting together a team of virtual assistants. Not only can virtual assistants work from anywhere in the world, many enjoy working on a ‘per project’...
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What’s The Secret To Effectively Communicating With Your VAs?

Consistency is the secret to effectively communicating with your VA team. Whether you rely on email, an online collaboration area, a team chat facility, social media or something like Skype to communicate with your VAs, you need to dedicate some of your time on a regular basis to simply chatting for awhile about this and that, and catch up with members of your team. Get to Know Your VAs Since...
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How You Can Work All The Hours Under The Sun, And Still Go Backwards

In broader marketing terms, if you’re not actively engaged in promotional activities and if you do not regularly sit down and calculate exactly where you are, you are effectively “going backwards.” Any business that accepts its status quo and adjudges itself to be successful, merely because it has a regular stream of work coming in, is not taking into consideration Murphy’s Law....
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Creating Digital Products With The Help Of Your Virtual Assistant

As someone who’s taken the bold step into self-employment, you’ve demonstrated that you’re not afraid to bring your dreams and ideas into reality! Often, people with entrepreneurial minds have many ideas, but find they don’t have enough time available to capture, filter, develop, plan and implement the majority of them. Nonetheless, in some situations you may eventually...
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How Experiencing Procrastination Can Help You Change

  If you’re constantly missing important deadlines, failing to complete necessary tasks, or simply spending too much time on menial tasks like checking email (what feels like a hundred times a day), you may be a procrastinator. People tend to procrastinate for three basic reasons – they enjoy the thrill of beating looming deadlines, they want to avoid completing boring or...
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3 Important Points to Consider Before Hiring A VA

Hiring a virtual assistant can be one of the most valuable investments you make into your growing business. To make this investment as meaningful as possible, consider these important points when hiring a VA to manage day-to-day tasks and ongoing projects like social media marketing, customer service or client relations. A great working relationship between you and your VA is often far more than...
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Start A VA Business To Be Your Own Boss

An often overlooked profession by people desiring to work from home is becoming a Virtual Assistant. Virtual Assistants, or VAs, are part of a growing profession that can easily be managed from the comfort of your own home (or wherever you’re at in the world)! A VA is generally an assistant in some capacity or online business operations manager and can provide most of the support tasks...
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Ideas For Outsourcing Your Financial Record Keeping Online

Even though it is becoming increasingly evident that outsourcing is the way to go for any small business owner who wants to expand and grow, it’s still difficult to pry those tight fingers away from the helm. It does seem to take a certain amount of education, after all, to convince the small business owner that other people can do many of those mundane tasks equally as well, freeing up...
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How Poor Communication Can Expand To All Areas Of Your Life

In business terms there’s nothing worse than a failure to communicate. Whenever you set up a business you had better make sure that your communication is professional and first-class. Often, this may be the first and last impression that a would be client gets of your organisation, if they send an e-mail or make a call and are less than happy with the response. In many cases they will simply...
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Why You Should Look For Certain Characteristics In A VA, In Addition To The Necessary Skills

There’s no getting away from the fact that in business price is often the deciding factor. Events of the past half decade have certainly underscored this as we have seen so many organisations forced to downsize due to the fact they cannot make budgets add up. Yet when you simply focus on cost you can be looking through a pair of very myopic spectacles. This is certainly the case when it...
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Tips For Organising A Home Office

Working at home as a virtual assistant, freelancer or online service provider offers a great deal of ease and flexibility with scheduling. While sitting on the couch in pyjamas to work might be tempting, a home office provides the structure and quiet that a person needs to complete important tasks. A Separate Space Setting aside a spot in the home for the office is necessary. Individuals who have...
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Increase Your Sales With A 1nSourcing VA

Are you in the position right now where sales are good and your business is successful, but your income has hit a plateau? You know there’s more you can do, and certainly more you want to do. You want to grow your business, increase your reach, increase your sales and most importantly – help more people. But, you’ve hit a ceiling in the amount of hours you can work, you simply...
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