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

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

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 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

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

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

5 Little Known Tasks Your VA Can Handle

For many, a virtual assistant is no different than an in-office assistant. They think of typical administrative tasks for the VA to handle, such as checking emails and managing calendars. But your VA can do much more than just basic admin work. Consider these five little known tasks that your VA can handle for you. Read More

Outsource These 11 Tasks to Your VA

A virtual assistant can handle a variety of tasks, from the mundane and simple to the critical and complicated. Sometimes, though, it’s hard to know what to assign as virtual assistant tasks. Your VA is new and not yet familiar with your business, so how can you assign them work? You need time to train Read More

What Is a Virtual Assistant?

A virtual assistant, in its simplest definition, is an assistant that works remotely. We do not work in your office, and typically, we are an independent contractor rather than a full-time employee of your business. For some businesses, particularly those that have been around a long time, there are questions about what a virtual assistant Read More