How Your Virtual Assistant Can Help You With Social Media

Social media can be one of the biggest challenges that a small business owner faces. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and the random platforms that sometimes disappear as fast as they appear, there’s plenty of platforms to be active on. Finding and creating content, posting and scheduling it – social media can be a full-time job Read More

3 Tips For Smooth Sailing When Your VA Is MIA (Or You Are!)

Last Thursday my cable company, providers of my landline, cable, and internet, “planned” an outage that left me without internet until 3PM. Fortunately, most of my clients are very understanding and had no problem handling the work I should have been doing in my absence. Now, I know what you’re thinking. Why didn’t I just Read More

Keeping Your Mood Up During the Winter Months

When you work from home, it’s important to find ways to keep your mood elevated. I’m fortunate enough to live in Florida, where our winter is usually a few cold days here and there (with cold being defined as under 70) and some rain. But for some of you, winter is lots of super cold, Read More

Being Productive When You Just Don’t Feel Like It

We all have those days: we have a to-do list a mile long, most of it with a fast-approaching deadline, and all we want to do is sleep, or read, or watch TV or scroll Facebook. We know we need to work, but we just don’t feel like it. How can you be productive on Read More

Whatever Is On Your Plate Is There Because You Said Yes

“I’ve got a lot on my plate right now.” It’s a common complaint. A common excuse when someone needs to say no, or when they’re saying yes but trying to manage expectations. Having a lot on your plate is an indication of being busy, often overwhelmed, and simply not having the time, energy or resources Read More

My 6 Favorite Tools For Getting Things Done

As a virtual assistant with multiple clients, I use several tools to not only accomplish my clients’ work, but my own. Today, I thought I’d share my top six favorite tools for getting work done quickly. I could probably share many more than just six, but we’ll start here. Trello Trello is my favorite organizational Read More

My Top 5 Productivity Tips

As a mom and business owner, productivity is important. I must get things done and I can’t take forever to do them. With three kids, a relationship, a house, and the business, being able to move from one thing to the next quickly and easily is paramount. There are several things I do to make Read More

Taking Care of Yourself Will Improve Business

When you run your own business, it’s easy to fall into some really bad habits. If you work out of your home, you might find yourself working at all hours just because there’s no separation of work and home. You eat unhealthy foods just because they’re fast to prepare – and scarf down. You feel Read More

Black Friday Sale: Micro-Packages For Everyone!

Many businesses find themselves with some extra tasks that need to be done during the holiday season, requiring another set of hands. But you don’t want to hire someone full-time, only to let them go after the holiday season is over. And you might not even need that many hours to accomplish the work – Read More

What Do You Hate Doing?

We all have something we hate doing when it comes to running our business. For me, it’s dealing with the finances. I do it because I know it’s necessary, but when the day comes that I can afford a bookkeeper or accountant, I’m outsourcing it in a second. What do you hate doing? Is it Read More