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Virtual “Coffee Chat” – an IVAA Benefit

As an online service provider, it’s important that we all share resources, tools, and networking tips with each other. So, that’s what I’m going to do today! In the past I’ve talked about a few conferences and organizations that I’ve … Continue reading

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Virtual Vocations: a Valuable Resource for Virtual Service Providers

I’m very excited to share this post with you this month. Let me explain why. As virtual service providers, we are often starved for resources that’ll help us expand our business. We want to learn how to avoid making big … Continue reading

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Turn Time Into Profits With Subcontracting

You likely enjoy your work very much. You’ve had success in certain areas, but you want to grow more. And even though you know you’re providing for your clients, if something happened to you, they’d be hung out to dry. … Continue reading

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Join My 2017 Audiobook Challenge!

What does the New Year mean to you? For me, it’s time to look over the previous year and see what I can improve on for the future. It’s common for people to set resolutions, whether big or small, or … Continue reading

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Strategize With Sara: Virtual Team 360 – 015

According to her high-achieving clients, Sara Oblak Speicher is a business strategist and performance mentor who brings serenity, peace and confidence back in their businesses and lives. Those online entrepreneurs say that she creates fun and ease in developing structures … Continue reading

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Taking Your Virtual Biz To Next Level

I’m taking the time at the end of this year to look back and see what’s happened with my business. I ask myself what fell short of my expectations, what worked really well, and what improvements I want to make … Continue reading

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Passion Gets You To Success

This morning I was watching the show “The Profit” and it got me thinking about why I enjoy it so much. “Shark Tank” is another one of my favorite shows, and what I discovered they have in common is that … Continue reading

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A Client From My Own Backyard

All businesses, including my own, face the challenge of actually finding clients and customers. In my virtual assistant business, I’ve had one particular client for 4 years now. The stability of that is great, but I’m always seeking out others … Continue reading

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What to Do When Health Affects Your Business

All entrepreneurs have varying personal circumstances that affect their businesses. Some are childless, yet planning for a family, while some desire to stay that way. One might be an empty-nester, the next a stay-at-home mom. Many are working parents with … Continue reading

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The Best Thing You’ve Delegated?

I get the same question a lot: what is the difference between subcontracting and outsourcing? There is truly a big difference between them. When you outsource, you’re paying someone to do your own business tasks. Subcontracting, however, involves team members … Continue reading

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