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The Business of Being a Virtual Assistant – Pt. 2

Business of Being a VA Pt. 2

The business of being a virtual assistant is first and foremost a lifestyle business. Whether your lifestyle needs more freedom and flexibility, more challenges, more money, or all of the above, starting a VA business takes thinking like a business owner. Otherwise, you will easily fall into the employee mindset trap.    Last week in […]

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The Business of Being a Virtual Assistant – Pt. 1

Business of Being a VA Pt. 1

The business of being a virtual assistant is first and foremost a lifestyle business. Whether your lifestyle needs more freedom and flexibility, more challenges, more money, or all of the above, starting a VA business takes thinking like a business owner. Otherwise, you will easily fall into the employee mindset trap and start working like […]

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Association of Virtual Assistants Best Blogs of 2022! Pt. 2

AVA Best Blogs of 2022 #2

The Association of Virtual Assistants is sharing the best blogs of 2022 in our December series!  Every month, the AVA writes on a new series and each new blog shared is to educate, inform, inspire, and encourage virtual assistants everywhere. This month we’re bringing back the best of the entire year.  Coming in at #2 […]

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Playing the Long Game As A Virtual Assistant

Playing the Long Game As A Virtual Assistant

Playing the long game as a virtual assistant is very much how it sounds – it means you’re committed to your VA business for the long haul.    Founder & CEO of the AVA, Melissa Smith remembers vividly when she told a friend of hers that she was going to start a VA business but […]

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Open Enrollment is Happening NOW!

AVA Open Enrollment

The Association of Virtual Assistants’ open enrollment is happening NOW! You have until Friday, September 23rd at 5pm ET / 2pm PT to join the best association for virtual assistants.    Goal-setting is part of any assistant’s DNA. It’s right up there with follow-up and making sure nothing falls through the cracks. In fact, one […]

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The Top 5 Skills Clients Are Looking For in 2022 Pt. 1

Top 5 Skills

The Association of Virtual Assistants is sharing the top 5 skills clients are looking for in 2022 in our January blog series!    Founder & CEO of the AVA, Melissa Smith, shared these already with members of the AVA and we are breaking them down for you week by week.    Coming in at #1 […]

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Open Enrollment is Happening NOW!

AVA Open Enrollment

The Association of Virtual Assistants open enrollment is happening NOW! You have until Thursday, September 30th at 5pm ET / 2pm PT to join the best association for virtual assistants.    Goal-setting is part of any assistant’s DNA. It’s right up there with follow-up and making sure nothing falls through the cracks. In fact, one […]

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Open Enrollment is Happening Soon

Open Enrollment Happening Soon

The Association of Virtual Assistants’ open enrollment is happening soon. We know that assistants of all kinds pride themselves on careful preparation and planning. We also know many current assistants plan to become virtual assistants in 2022. With that in mind, the time to prepare for 2022 is now.    “The journey of a thousand […]

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