Archive for 2009

Virtual Teams: Working as a Team Member Can Build Client Base While Honing Strongest Skills »

Few small business owners alone possess all the skills necessary to create and manage a thriving business, without some professional assistance. For the past decade, virtual assistants have been instrumental in assisting small business owners in areas such as internet marketing, website design and maintenance, publicity and advertising, list and database management, customer care, and [...]

Track Your Time Automatically – without thinking! »

Track Your Time, Automatically Too busy to record client hours accurately? Check out Chrometa, a low-cost automatic time-tracking software program that can increase your billable hours and improve your productivity. As you move from task to task for your VA clients, it’s easy to lose track of how much time you spend for each. Then, [...]

Building a Profitable Niche – Virtual Event Specialist »

It is always exciting to uncover hot and profitable new niches to tap into for your Virtual Business. Internet Marketing, Ecommerce Support and Social Media Marketing continue to be very in-demand” services niches -however, I am excited about this emerging niche in the Virtual Event Industry. Check it out now – The “Virtual Events” [...]

Tips for Starting a New Home Business »

Let us be honest about this. Starting a successful home business is not easy. To start and have succeed in a home business requires a lot of effort and patience, but it can be done! You have to think seriously about what you are trying to accomplish in your business, do the necessary upfront work [...]

Don’t Sell Yourself Short – Market Wisely »

A virtual assistant is a highly skilled professional with finely tuned administrative and creative skills gained through experience in the business world, right?  So why is the industry forever selling itself to the marketplace with words like “cheap,” ”low cost” and “no commitment?”  When marketing yourself as a virtual assistant, it is wise to focus on [...]

Research is Essential Before Launching a VA Business »

To launch a successful VA business, you need more than just a computer and top notch administrative skills.  To compete in the ever-expanding world of virtual assistance, you need a competitive edge.  Janice Byer, Owner of Docu-Type Administrative and Web Design Services provides some helpful suggestions on her website to those considering launching a VA business.

Learn Social Media Marketing – “Most Wanted” Skills »

Social Media Marketing is a hot topic today and business professionals are getting serious about it. They know they need to learn the skills to utilize the new networking media, but they either have no concept how to do it, or are completely overwhelmed by how much time and skill it takes to be successful. [...]