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Think Your Website Isn't that Important? Think Again.

March 30, 2011

How important is your website to your service provider business? Amazingly I still see some ‘so-called’ experts telling people it’s not all that important. In the recent past I’ve overheard at least two conversations in which the expert told the new business owner to ‘just get a free website or Facebook page‘. If I hadn’t…

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Let Me Introduce…My Business. With an Intro Packet

February 23, 2011
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Want some new ideas regarding introductory packets?  Check out Re-Visited: The Intro Packet Many times we spend so much time and energy on finding clients that we fail to see other equally as important aspects of marketing our small businesses.  One of those aspects is the way we introduce ourselves and our businesses. As a…

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7 Things Every Virtual Assistant Should Know

November 4, 2010

I love being a virtual assistant. I love educating others about virtual assistance. And I love helping new virtual assistants get started.  With that said, I also believe that if you’re thinking about becoming a virtual assistant there are some things that you shouldn’t need to be taught. The whole concept of a virtual assistant…

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Getting Clients-Building Trust

October 14, 2010

I hear you out there. Those unspoken responses to my previous post. You know, the one where I said that getting clients wasn’t about price?  Yeah, that one.  And you’re thinking,  “Those points are well and good if you have clients already, but how do you build trust in the beginning. You know, when you’re…

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Getting Clients-Price isn't your Problem

October 2, 2010

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…

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Virtual Assistant Rates- You Want to Charge What?

August 6, 2010

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…

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How to Work With a Virtual Assistant Successfully – Top Secret Tip #8

June 22, 2010

In the seven prior posts in this series, we’ve covered the preparation and search for a virtual assistant.  We’ve also touched on how being an ‘ideal’ client for your virtual assistant can benefit the relationship as well.  Our next top secret tip actually expands on one of the items that we identified as being a…

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