Why You Should Re-think That Low-Cost Virtual Assistant

I’ve had a lot of small business people who need help with their business tell me that my rates were too high.  Heck, I’ve even had a person or two tell me I was crazy to charge that much when anyone can go to one of the freelance websites and find an army of virtual … Read more

Are You Charging (and Getting) What You’re Worth?

I bet you thought you’d missed out on the Finding & Claiming Your Value Webinar. Surprise!  As I mentioned in my post earlier today, I just returned from two weeks in Maine due to a death in my family, 7 days of which I didn’t do anything business related at all.  Needless to say, it has jammed up my schedule a bit.

Because of that, the webinar has been rescheduled (I know, I know….again!) to give me a little time to catch up.  The webinar will now be held on August 10th at 1pm ET.  This webinar is for you if:

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Getting Clients-Price isn’t your Problem

Since my post on virtual assistant rates continues to be discovered and enjoyed almost two months after I first published it, I thought perhaps it was time for another post on pricing for service related businesses. Yes, that includes virtual assistants.

And since we already tackled the issue of not charging enough, let’s move on to the first major complaint I get when I tell people they need to raise prices.

“It will keep me from getting clients.”

But that’s just not true.

Think about it.  How much does their mechanic charge per hour? How much do they spend eating out per month?  People will pay for what they want or what they need.

It’s not your price that keeps them from working with you.

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Virtual Assistant Rates- You Want to Charge What?

Don’t let the title mislead you, this post is for both those of you that are interested in using a virtual assistant as well as virtual assistants themselves ( and those that want to be one). I love hanging around the virtual assistant forums. It’s become just one of the ways that I try to … Read more