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A Portable Career That Works With a Military Lifestyle

Wanting more freedom and flexibility to match my busy lifestyle as a military spouse, I longed for an opportunity to earn a steady income while utilizing my years of executive office experience. Upon learning about the option of a portable career as a Virtual Assistant (VA), I resigned from my day job, donned an entrepreneurial […]

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As Good as Gold!

2016 marked a 10 year anniversary for my business and personally, I celebrate a milestone birthday. It’s been a golden year! These two benchmarks spurred me to reflect on my “why?” Why did I start my own business? I started my small business because I was seeking a more flexible and portable career where I could […]

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Shortest Notice Ever…MOVE

We were in the process of working the kinks out of our less than one year old home with the construction manager who was conducting our 11-month walk through when Uncle Sam called and uttered that four-letter word – M.O.V.E. A lovely low maintenance home in an award-winning community we enjoyed, in a location where […]

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How is a Virtual Assistant (VA) Like a Life Preserver?

Feel like you’re drowning at your desk? Dive into the parts of your business you LOVE and that make you MONEY! SWIM laps around your competition by delegating administrative tasks. Add a Virtual Assistant to your team to help you make a splash, keep your customer communications and correspondence a-float! Give a VA a task […]

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ICE, ICE Baby!

“911, what’s your emergency?”- E911 Operator “I’m a small business owner and I don’t have any back-up…” As a small business owner do you have a plan ICE – In Case of Emergency? I currently operate my Virtual Assistant (VA) business as a solo entrepreneur. I provide direct services to my clients. At face value, […]

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Beeline for Business…The Wonderful World of Webinars

I recently conducted two back-to-back webinars, same subject, and same content but offered on different days/times to accommodate the listener’s schedules. A webinar (short for web-based seminar) is a live meeting that takes place over the web. The meeting can be a presentation, discussion, demonstration, or instructional session. Participants can view documents and applications via their computers, […]

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Beeline for Business…A Virtual Assistant is an Independent Contractor

A Virtual Assistant (VA) is an Independent Contractor. As a small business owner you might think, “the VA is ‘employed’ by me.” You may think, “but I ‘hired’ my VA.” Terminology may be loosely used but following the letter of the law regarding Independent Contractors is key. What’s the difference? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) […]

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