Recognize your strengths and weaknesses

Everyone has areas they excel in and other areas where they have to work just a little harder to achieve success. It is true whether we are looking at business, relationships, or life in general. Knowing your strengths helps you build a buffer zone to compensate for what you may lack. Knowing your weaknesses provides…

Read More

Take stock of your talents

What talents do you have that are not necessarily related to business administration or virtual assistance, but could be used to set yourself apart from other VA’s? For example, perhaps you have a love of photography which could provide an opportunity to take pictures or select photos for a client’s website or promotional materials, or…

Read More

Take stock of your skills

Your skills inventory may be the biggest asset you bring to your business. These factor greatly in to identifying what services you would feel comfortable offering your clients right away, and what services you may want to offer in the future. Consider the skills and knowledge you already have (what you know fairly well and…

Read More

Virtual Assistant Defined

A virtual assistant (VA) is a highly skilled and experienced freelance professional providing administrative support, as well as other specialized services, to businesses, entrepreneurs, executives, sales professionals, and others. VA’s are entrepreneurs and business owners in their own right, and work as independent contractors from their homes or personal offices. They possess an understanding of…

Read More

Your Website – Choosing and Registering a Domain Name

You have decided that you just have to have a website, but where to start?  Whether it will be used to promote your business, or share your favourite craft patterns or recipes with family and friends, the process and the requirements are all the same.  You need a website address, you need it registered, and…

Read More