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You may have heard many times (from HUGE names like Amy Porterfield and Stu McLaren) that you NEED to get a Virtual Assistant. “They’re amazing – everyone should get one. They’ll help you with everything and kick your business into high gear!” Are VAs amazing? Hell yes!  Does everyone need one? Nope. Or rather, not […]

Guides, Reflections

Is hiring a VA the answer to your prayers? Maybe not.

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Adding a VA to your team can be like having someone hand you a life preserver after you’ve been treading water for hours. You’re filled nose-to-toes with confidence that your savior has arrived. That the days of drowning in the day-to-day tasks are over and you can finally get back to dry land (aka working […]


New VA On The Fritz? How To Address The 4 Most Common Issues With Your New VA

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No matter what industry you work in, no matter if you’re a small business or an international conglomerate, there’s one thing that always holds true:  You can’t do everything by yourself! We’ve all been (or possibly are) at that stage of business where you’re putting in 16 hour days, and your family starts to forget […]


How Much Does an OBM Cost?

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What does a Launch Manager do? Did your last product or service launch go as smoothly as you’d hoped? Oh, maybe you’ve never launched something before and this is your first time? Ok, let’s talk. Preparing for a launch is a bit like preparing for a new baby. There are so many things you have […]


What Tasks Can You Give a Launch Manager?


Which do you prefer: apples or oranges? It’s a difficult question. They have much in common; they’re both fruit, tasty, healthy, and make a great snack… but otherwise, they’re completely different. When you’re looking to expand your team, you have a similar choice to make. Do you want to hire a Virtual Assistant or an […]


Do You Need an OBM or a VA?

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There comes a time in every entrepreneur’s journey when you well and truly realize that you just can’t manage everything on your own. Hallelujah! It’s an amazing epiphany and that moment is a huge step forward in your success. In the early days of your business, you kind of had to be a control freak […]


What Are the Different Types of VAs?

Have you ever heard the expression, “A jack of all trades?” Well, you might not know that there’s a second part to it: “A jack of all trades, and a master of none.” There’s a reason why this saying pops into my head every time I see a Virtual Assistant market themselves online as a […]


The 5 VAs You Should Never Hire

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Have you ever seen footage of Mission Control when NASA launches a capsule into space? It’s incredibly compelling. There are so many things that need to go right to launch the rocket into orbit. All of the math needs to be checked, rechecked, and then re-rechecked again because if there’s even one missing decimal place, […]


What Your Launch VA Can Do For You

Finding the right VA can be plain ol’ Challenging, and that’s with a capital “C”… but we’ve got some inside tips that will help make the process easier for you. Let’s say you aren’t really a phone — let’s update that reference a bit — a video conference kind of person. Maybe you usually prefer […]


9 Things to Watch for When Interviewing a VA

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When was the last time you had a real heart-to-heart with your virtual assistant? ‘Cause let me tell ya, communication is the key to success in any relationship—and that’s just as true for the VA you outsource your work to as it is with your spouse, best pal, or your own clients. If you haven’t […]


The Do’s & Don’ts of Communicating with a VA


Discover the 5 Tasks Crushing your Growth

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