Learn 10 New Skills in 10 Weeks – VAClassroom

I don’t know about you, but I want to go to camp this summer. It’s not just for the kids anymore! VAClassroom has just announced their first Summer Skill Camp – a way to learn 10 new skills in 10 weeks, skills such as article writing, Facebook marketing and WordPress development.

My IVAA Live Summit Recap

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I made it home late on Friday night after returning from Phoenix, AZ and one of the best IVAA Live Summits ever! I came to Phoenix with some ideas in my head, and came back with so much more and plans to really shake things up in my business. I had an amazing time with… read more »

Entrepreneur.com Promotes the Social Marketing Niche

Image via CrunchBase Recently, Entrepreneur.com posted a fantastic article titled, “Should You Outsource Your Online Presence?“.  The article highlighted the value of outsourcing your social media marketing to Virtual Professionals. Check out this quote from the beginning of the article.. “Between blogging, tweeting, Facebooking and updating a LinkedIn profile, it’s a wonder how a business… read more »

VA Classroom – A Fabulous Resource for Virtual Assistants

Since I have started the Social Media Marketing training class, I have become a raving fan of Craig Cannings and the VA Classroom. I really think is is a great place for new and veteran Virtual Assistants alike to get comprehensive training on important niches like Internet Marketing and Social Media Marketing. This has become… read more »

Great New Blog- 2 Minutes With A VA

I just wanted to share a brand new blog that is perfect for aspiring, new or veteran Virtual Assistants to get get great guidance and advice from a real veteran of our VA industry. Candy Beauchamp, of OffAssist, has started up this great new blog, 2 Minutes with a VA. Candy takes to opportunity to… read more »

Q and A With An Experienced VA

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This  is first in a series that I want to do of Q&A interviews with experienced Virtual Assistants. The aim is to give new and aspiring VAs insight into how they started their businesses, how they run their businesses and how it fits into their lives. This will be the first in hopefully a long… read more »

Great New Resource: VA Secrets Revealed!

Today, a brand new book for VAs was released from fellow VA Alyssa Gregory named, VA Secrets Revealed!. The book is an insiders guide to becoming a successful virtual assistant from one who knows. What’s covered in the book includes: Common mistakes VAs make Whether the VA Business is right for you Finding & keeping… read more »

Are Training and Certifications Required?

The second most frequent question I get asked by those thinking of becoming a Virtual Assistant: Are specific trainings or certifications required to become a VA?  Opinions from VA to VA may differ, but my answer to this is no. Formal training and certifications are not required for one to become a Virtual Assistant, but they… read more »