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Virtual Assistance for Businesses

Going Virtual: Sharing the Adventure- Part Five

I promised that I would continue to share my experiences working as a virtual assistant, and that as I experienced new developments that I would give updates to my first four installments.  Consider this post an adventure update. Four months in to my association with the title company, there has been an amazing increase in business…

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Virtual Peanuts

 I was reading a well put together ad looking for a virtual assistant this morning.  The individual searching for a VA had taken the time to really think about what they were looking for, how much time they felt they’d need per month and the type of person they felt they were looking for.  They…

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Going Virtual: Sharing the Adventure- Part Four

I’ve spent the last three posts in this series explaining how I took a job that I used to do in the ‘traditional’ business world and made it work virtually. It was a lot easier than I originally thought it was going to be, thanks in large part to an open-minded, flexible client. If you…

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The U.S. Military Embraces Virtual Assistance

If the US government sees the wisdom in Virtual Assistance,  don’t you think your business should too?   The unique, nomadic employment needs of military spouses has prompted the US military to provide training to spouses of enlisted persons to help them become Virtual Assistants.  The courses,  entitled Portable Career & Virtual Assistant Training Program™,  is…

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Going Virtual: Sharing the Adventure- Part Three

I’m bringing you part three of my series sharing just how the client/virtual assistant relationship works in real life situation…my own.  If you missed Part One and Part Two go ahead and check them out to see how it all began. In my prior business life, starting a new job always required a learning curve. Now…

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Going Virtual: Sharing the Adventure- Part Two

In the attempt to educate everyone on just how virtual assistance works, I’ve started a series sharing my own experience providing virtual assistance to a client. I’ve chosen a service that is rather detailed in its scope, in order to show just how those jobs that people think can’t be done anywhere but the office can…

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Going Virtual: Sharing the Adventure- Part One

For virtual assistants like myself, I believe one of the most common problems in landing that first client is the fact that many business owners are skeptical that their work can be done from a home office.  They can’t wrap their heads around the concept of being ‘paper-less’  or having their work done by someone…

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