How to Handle Difficult Clients?

Clients are the life-blood of every business and they come in all kinds: you have to deal with the good, the bad and the...

Beneficial Tips to Reduce Stress And Improve Focus

Stressed? Are you challenged by the language barrier between you and your foreign client?  Not able to communicate, give and get real-time feedback because...

Tips for applying to job posts in Upwork

Upwork is one of the top leading freelancing platforms for businesses, business owners, and independent professionals or virtual assistants to work together remotely. It...

How to Handle Non-Paying Clients

Whoever said that being a virtual assistant is a piece of cake is definitely wrong. The number of skills, dedication, time, and effort that...

How to Create an Effective Cover Letter?

For most people preparing to seek employment, one difficult task is writing the cover letter. As an integral part of the application is the...

How to Transition from the Corporate World to the World of Freelancing?

Flexible working hours, freedom from transportation stress, and the privilege of having your workspace and your home rolled into one are just some of...

How To Live A Rich Life Without Spending A Lot ...

“Ordinary riches can be stolen; real riches cannot. In your soul are infinitely precious things that cannot be taken from you.”                                                                            ~Oscar Wilde   The pursuit...

What to Consider When Hiring A VA?

1. Professionalism. Does the VA answer her voicemails and emails in a timely manner? Does she answer her phone professionally? Does she put you...

Be an Indispensable Virtual Assistant

It is not possible that there is even one virtual assistant that didn’t want a permanent job or client, especially with virtual assistants in...

More than Skills Proficiency, Aspiring Virtual Assistants Must Also Possess these Ideal Traits

Any aspiring virtual assistant in the Philippines would think that in order to become successful in this industry you would need to learn a...

Managing Projects Effectively

Virtual assistants in the Philippines shouldn’t think of themselves as just remote soloist workers; if any they should aim to become project managers of...

Is it Appropriate to be Friendly with Clients?

There's a lot of questions among  virtual assistants if it's appropriate to be friendly with clients. When I landed a part time project for a Canadian...

I Want to Freelance Too! Tips On How You Can Start a Career as...

So you heard… freelancing is the ‘in’ thing right now. Most likely, you’re already friends with someone who’s a freelance writer/virtual assistant/graphic artist work-at-home...

Tips on How to Handle Several Clients in One Sitting

I've been working online for two years. One of the skills that I nourished since I was in college is to be a multitasker. For...

What is Social Media Management and How Can Virtual Assistants Help?

Social media is now a huge part of our culture. While MySpace and Hi5 were pioneers in the fledgling social media field, websites like...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Promoting Your Own VA Business

The competition in the online world is very stiff and challenging. For you to survive, you have to think of ways to make people...

Virtual Assistants: Tips on How to Make Sure that You Always Get Paid

After 3 years of working as a Virtual Assistant, I already encountered lots of different clients. Most of them were okay, some were even...

How to Reduce Health Risks of Laptops for Virtual Assistants

Laptops are really a great invention especially for Virtual Assistants like us. Their portability and convenience allows us to enjoy our profession by being...

How to Manage Your Virtual Team

When you put up a Virtual Agency, managing your team is very important in order to get the job done on time and of...

Keeping Your Virtual Agency Busy

You are already a seasoned Virtual Assistant and you want to climb up the ladder of success. The next question on your mind is...