Monthly Archives: June 2012

Virtual Assistants and the Importance of Client Consultation Part 2

For the first part of this article click here To give a great impression straight away it’s important to ask the right questions at the first meeting with your potential client, before they sign up. You need to ascertain where … Continue reading

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Virtual Assistants and the Importance of Client Consultation Part 1

With a large number of virtual assistants to choose from these days, how can a potential client select who they want to work with? How can you project a professional image and create synergy with someone you’ve never met? What … Continue reading

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Testing Your Advertising Efforts

As much as is possible, you should always test your advertising and marketing efforts. You might want to jump in and try a range of different ideas and formats and that’s great, but try and keep tabs on where each … Continue reading

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Building a Virtual Assistant Web Site

It goes without saying that as a virtual assistant you need a website. But have you really thought about the best way to use it? Some visitors will arrive at your website as result of you telling them about it … Continue reading

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Promoting Your Virtual Assistant Business with Press Releases

Press Releases are useful for generating a buzz about your virtual assistant business. The business editor at your local newspaper will always be on the lookout for a good business story to fill the business news section of the newspaper. … Continue reading

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Networking for Virtual Assistant Clients

If up until now you’ve been an employee, you might never have been to a networking event before. The whole idea is that everyone who goes along is a business owner or key decision maker in their business and is … Continue reading

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Spreading the Word with Referrals

Sometimes it’s not about whom you know, but about who they know. We’ve all heard the theory about the six degrees of separation, that you are only six people away from anyone you want to get to know. Well the … Continue reading

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Word Of Mouth Advertising

If you’ve just started out and you’ve done a piece of work for a client who is pleased with the results, they will talk about it. My advice in the early days is to under promise and over deliver. Think … Continue reading

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