What’s An OBM and How Is It Different Than a VA?

Many people confuse an Online Business Manager and a Virtual Assistant. The two can seem very similar, and some services (like me!) can offer both. But there is a distinct difference, and which one you need depends on what services you need. What’s a virtual assistant? You can read a more in-depth description of a 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

Why Did You Start Your Business?

Everything you do has a reason behind it. What was the reason behind starting your business? Do you even remember why you started your business? Why I Started My Business I took a gap year after high school that turned into several. After an early marriage and kids, I got into administrative assistant jobs and Read More

A Few Things to Remember When Hiring A Freelancer

When hiring a freelancer, things can sometimes get complicated. You’re hiring someone to do work for you, but we don’t actually work for you. We provide a service, as a business owner, and are our own employer. This can make it a bit confusing as to what you can and cannot do. So let’s go Read More

Why is Free Spirit Freelance Ideal for Creatives?

If you noticed the site description, then you noticed it mentioned I offer services for “creatives and businesses.” You might be curious why I worded it that way. Creatives Do Things Differently I’m a creative myself. Writing and photography are my passions. I have creative kids – one makes knives and the other wants to Read More