Resources to Help You Become a VA

Resources to Help You Become a VA

I am often approached by friends and past co-workers about my VA career.

I love what I do so much, I can’t wait to tell them where to find more information! So, if you’re one of those people, this post is for you. (more…)

VA Etiquette

VA Etiquette

Etiquette is important, would you agree?

Recently, I was in a situation that made me feel bad for folks who need virtual assistance.

I think there’s a certain etiquette involved in any sort of business situation. If you’re asked a specific question, give the answer to that question. (more…)

Questions to Ask a VA Before Signing That Contract

Questions to Ask a VA Before Signing That Contract

If you’re at a place in your professional life where you can’t go another day without having some help, or if you’ve discovered aspects of your day that you just loathe doing, read on.

The first step is denial, as they say. The next is acceptance.

I have a handy VA Delegation Worksheet that you can download here. It will help you to figure out what you can delegate (some people have a difficult time with this part).

Once you know what to delegate, and you’ve found a VA you think you might like to work with, it’s time to get some questions answered:

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Why Your Website Needs a Blog

Why Your Website Needs a Blog

If you’re considering not having a blog on your website, you might be making a big mistake.

While not having a blog on your website isn’t necessarily life or death for your business, it’s certainly an important aspect to consider if you want to help drive traffic to your website and keep your content fresh.

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13 Ways to Avoid Sudden File Loss

13 Ways to Avoid Sudden File Loss

You’re in a time crunch for a big presentation with a client. You’re not sure, but you think you ate a meal today. You KNOW you haven’t slept much. Who can sleep when the pressure’s on? But this presentation has to get done, you just have one more point to address in that report and you’re all set. You come back from grabbing a coffee and access the computer file you need to work on.

But where is it?

You saved it, it was right here, in THIS folder on your hard drive. But you can’t seem to see the file.

What’s going on?

A restart of your system confirms what you’ve been dreading. The file is gone, along with several others in the same location.

Time to pull an all-nighter, because you have to do the whole thing over again.

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