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Michelle's Top 10 amazing discoveries, from 10 years living on the road as a digital nomad.

How To Go From Resume To Virtual Assistant Business

Wednesday, June 07, 2017



I answered a really awesome question recently from one of the members of my Passport Club - she said...

"I need to know how to take what I know I can do and turn it into a strategic business case / plan for a prospective client. It's one thing to say, I can do admin, social media assistant, content curation, graphics, etc, but how does that go from a "resume" to a business??" 

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How To Finally Remove The Roadblocks To Success As A Virtual Assistant

Tuesday, March 07, 2017



When I started out as a virtual assistant in 2005, it took me 2 years of learning - self teaching, living hand to mouth and wondering if I should give up. This was before the days of social media, Facebook and Twitter didn't exist, it was before the days of drag and drop content management systems like Wordpress or services like Strikingly, before the days of all-in-one business systems like Adobe Business Catalyst, or Rainmaker, and services that allow you to produce beautiful graphics like a pro-designer in minutes such as Canva, also did not exist - Zip - Nada. 

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The New Hybrid Model Of Outsourcing For Virtual Assistants

Thursday, August 04, 2016



Have you ever worked so hard your entire life to come to a point where you say - this is it! This is what it's all been for... This is my mark on the world, this is my legacy, this is 'my thing', the thing that could really make an impact - and you don't question it, you just know. Not yet? Well, if that's the case your time will come young Jedi... 

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How To Overcome Your Biggest Content Creation Challenges

Friday, April 08, 2016



I think I might have something here that's going to resolve one of your biggest biz challenges! I talk to numerous Clients and VAs each week, and there's one thing that always becomes a sticking point for them - it's content. 

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How Can I Handle My Clients Not Paying On Time?

Wednesday, February 10, 2016



I have a membership site where my members can contact me on email and I'll help them on the fly with any dilemmas they're having with clients or questions they have about their business. Today I had a really excellent challenge to help with, one I think many online service providers face, and that's about clients having issues with payment terms or paying late. I'd like to share my response in more detail... 

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The "No Fail 3 Step Method" For Marketing To Get Clients

Monday, December 14, 2015



So if you hadn't heard the news already we've just started managing "The Virtual Assistant Network" group on LinkedIn, which you're very welcome to join. I'm super excited about this because LinkedIn is a great space to connect with colleagues. We had a question posted from a lady looking to get some advice on marketing to obtain clients, here's what she said:  

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How To Earn Passive Income In Your Virtual Assistant Business

Tuesday, December 01, 2015



It's December! I really love this time of year, the sun is still shining here on the island of Crete, Santa's going to be coming to town soon, my kids are on their best behaviour because of it - and I take a look at my business, celebrate my triumphs and look at where I could have improved, I then gather my thoughts as to where I want to focus my attention in the upcoming year. 

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A Guide To Getting Hired By A Virtual Assistant Company

Wednesday, November 25, 2015



I often get asked questions about building a team in a virtual assistant business, but I also get asked how virtual assistants who don't have the desire to have lots of clients and build their own business can join another virtual assistant company as part of a team, so now I'd like to share an approach you can take if this is for you. 

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A Simple Way To Reveal Your Ideal Future Clients

Wednesday, November 18, 2015



One of the most difficult decisions you can make when you get started and as you're building your virtual assistant business is who you market to, and also what types of clients are going to want to work with you (remember this is a two way street!) 

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Gaining VA Experience With The Leader and Learner Relationship

Thursday, September 03, 2015



In an ideal world we'd all decide to start a business and have 'built-in" experience. Perhaps if we could order experience like we do a cup of coffee, we'd all be doing instantly well, but the fact is nobody is born with experience, and if we want to succeed at anything in life, the need for experience of some kind is pretty much a given. 

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Hi I'm Michelle, an entrepreneur specialising in virtual assistance, a digital and real world nomad, and a down-to-earth mother of three.



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