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Should I Blog As A Virtual Service Provider?

There’s a lot of buzz to blog in the Virtual Service Provider (VSP) communities but is blogging for everyone? I don’t think every VSP should undertake blogging. It helps with SEO is the most common reason given for blogging but how does this work for VSP’s who don’t enjoy writing and don’t want to outsource …

Facebook Groups And The Elephant In The Room

There’s an elephant in the room and we’re not going to sit here and pretend we don’t see it. I mean how can we? It’s large and it is looming. Can we talk Facebook community management? I have managed communities for years and Facebook communities since February 2012.  A group leader wanted to know why …

Mailerlite, Why Didn’t You Say So!

As a new virtual service provider you may be exploring your options for email marketing, there are a lot of options available, sometimes it may come down to budget. Two budget friendly resources are Mailchimp and Mailerlite. My adventure with establishing an account with Mailerlite for Virtual Service Provider Odyssey (VSPO) has been quite an …

Confession of An Email List Subscriber

I’m thinking out loud again! I do that often. I realize my methodology may make my client pool smaller. I’m okay with that. I’m not okay with hopping on circling bandwagons, that’s just not my thing. I have difficulty understanding the concept of growing your mail list by gathering subscribers who wanted something for free …

10 ways to be Amazing in your Facebook Groups.

I  was  asked to moderate in a Facebook virtual assistant support group. I want to share some of the tips I’ve shared as a Facebook group moderator over the past five years. These are value-adding  ways to enhance your group experience.  Groups with open sharing are for giving value and receiving value. You are an …

Getting more from WordPress.com

  I love what I do, I mean like love it!  I was working with a virtual assistant in warming up their WordPress.com website and they advised me  they were  told it’s unprofessional  to use WordPress.com and  obviously they didn’t care about their business. If you’re expecting me to jump on the bandwagon and berate …

Behind The Scenes with SignNow E-Signature

As a photographer I’m often using a platform with integrated e-signature capability such as Tave, 17 Hats, Pixifi or other services but I’ve always kept an e-sign service in my tool kit because I’m not an “all eggs in one one basket” kind of person.  Just as I keep a backup camera body, I keep …

Ready To Brand Marketing & Social Media Image Collections

I’ve had my coffee and I’m excited to share with you the first of the Project 5 Series of  images for the online business owner who wants a cost effective option. The images are ready for design and text for your website or social media presence and they aren’t mass distributed! They are original images …

Branding Board Design

One of the decisions I made recently is that I will not have separate social media platforms for Ebby’s Touch and NJ Stevenson since Ebby’s Touch is the parent or umbrella for NJ Stevenson. I’d much rather have both on the same platform and use the time it would take to manage additional platforms to …

FAQ

What is a Virtual Assistant or Virtual Service Provider? Virtual Assistants (called VA’s) or Virtual Service Providers are independent entrepreneurs who work remotely and save you money over hiring employees. They use technology to deliver services to clients around the globe without incurring the cost of taxes, health insurance, vacation etc.  Most work from their …
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