Podcast: Dr. Morissa Schwartz: Growing Your Online Business With VAs

If you are looking to become a multi-entrepreneur or to work with one, this is the episode to listen to. Dr. Morissa Schwartz is a talented wordsmith and entrepreneur, and a best-selling author and speaker who built a successful business empire while completing her Masters’s in Communication and Doctorate in Literature.

Dr. Morissa Schwartz is the owner of DrRissysWriting.com – a marketing and writing company ranked in the top 2 social media experts in NY by Thumbtack, and GenZPublishing.org – a publishing company, which has produced six Amazon bestsellers. She holds a doctorate in literature from Drew University and has a Masters in Communication.

In this episode, she goes into how she built her businesses and also how she uses a team of VAs to manage it all.

02:04 – Freelancing during high school

04:45 – Self-publishing a book in high school

07:12 – Gen Z Publishing

12:19 – Dr. Rissy’s Writing

13:54 – Dr. Schwartz’s team

15:43 – Thumbtack (and how VAs can use it)

19:02 – Dr. Schwartz on interviewing VAs

22:46 – Room to grow

24:01 – Mistakes happen

27:22 – VAs at Gen Z

28:49 – Beta testing

32:23 – 3 tips for growing your business online

36:04 – Management tools


Websites mentioned in this episode!

Gen Z Publishing – https://www.genzpublishing.org/

Dr. Rissy’s Writing – https://www.drrissyswriting.com/


Follow Dr. Rissy here:

Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/DrRissysWriting/

Twitter – https://twitter.com/Dr_Rissy

Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/drrissyswritingandmarketing/

LinkedIn – https://www.linkedin.com/showcase/dr-rissy’s-writing


Tools and platforms mentioned:

Twist – https://twist.com/

Thumbtack – https://www.thumbtack.com/

Todoist – https://todoist.com/

Asana – https://asana.com

Trello – https://trello.com


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