Podcast: Monday Musings: Analyzing the VA State of the Industry Report

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AVA’s Virtual Assistant State of the Industry survey is out! (Go to associationofvas.com, under free resources tab) If you haven’t had time to review it, YOU SHOULD. It’s chock full of information about the VA industry, including pricing, how VAs are set up, essentials VAs need, client trends, and where there are gaps in the market.

In this podcast episode, there is a candid conversation with Melissa, AVA’s CEO, about the findings from the survey. What was surprising? What was alarming? How can VAs improve?

1:22 – What makes this report different from other surveys?

4:01 – Diversity within the survey

6:06 – Freedom and flexibility of VA work

10:18 – 20 hours is the new 40 hours

17:55 – addressing contingencies with clients

21:39 – The unglamorous realities of digital nomad life

24:27 – The technical and marketing VA gap

28:40 – What is a funnel?

32:38 – Let’s talk about money

35:00 – Covid’s influence on the VA world

37:53 – Opportunities in the gaps

You won’t want to miss this episode! We’d also love for you to share! You can tag us at @associationofvas on social media. If you’re a virtual assistant who wants to be featured, simply fill out the application on our page. Until next time, stay organized and professional!



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