Attending Virtual Assistant Conferences

VA Talk Show - Attending Virtual Assistant Conferences [ 0:01 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download The VA Voice - Hear Other's Opinions on Attending VA Conferences [ 0:01 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download I was fortunate enough to be able to attend a couple of the Virtual Assistant Conferences within our industry this past month.  I thought I would share my VA conference experiences with you at the VA Talk Show.  I attended the VA Summit which was held in Charlotte, North Carolina and FoVA which was held in Toronto, Ontario. Don’t forget to phone in and leave your VA Conference experience at at our recording booth at 1-866-943-6665 & press number 3 to record.  We would love to hear from you at the VA Talk Show…Where VAs Talk the Walk!  Listen to these as well in the 2nd podcast above. Here are the shownote links mentioned within this podcast: Tawnya’s Home Town:  Bewdley, Ontario Naomi Skarzanski of Top Shelf VA Dana Fortier of Fortier Biz Solutions Nina Feldman Candy Beauchamp of OffAssist Terry Green of Fasttype Heather Chernosky who proudly wore the VAdala.  Help promote the Virtual Assistant Industry by wearing a VAdala! Tawnya’s Virtual Assistant: Patty Dost www.timeisoftheescents.com FoVA Panel Discussion: Bev Pederson of Red Deer College Michele Jamieson of CVAN Tawnya Sutherland of VAnetworking Pam Ivey of IREAA Sue Kramer of IVAA Rob Neilly of AssistU Bernadette Wong of K&M Secretarial Services It was great to get to meet each and every VA at the conferences…see you next...

VA Talk Show Episode #6

VA Talk Show Episode #6 - Article Marketing [ 0:01 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download After a short hiatus, The VA Talk Show is back stronger than ever!  Thanks for your patience and in appreciation we have another informative yet entertaining show for entrepreneurs working from home, especially the Virtual Assistant. Today’s lineup will give you more inside info on not only marketing your business but some tricks and tips to help you take your business to that higher level of success you only hear about others reaching. We have Bonnie Jo Davis here to talk about article marketing, information on a new way to outsource your work plus Karri and I will be gabbing about niching your business.  Oh, and we FINALLY caught up to Brent who claims to be somewhere in Paris and he’s got another great RocNtalk for us too. Here is information on the VAintern Program I talked about in the VA Talk Show during my foreword.  Click here if you want to Hire a VA and here if you want to become a VAintern. Don’t forget, please leave us comments/feedback in the comment area at the bottom of the page as we love to hear what you think! Below are the SHOW NOTES as promised for your surfing convenience. And, without further adieu, enjoy! VA Feature Click to interact at the VAnetworking Forum with Bonnie Jo Davis of Articles That Sell. Bonnie Jo Davis is a Virtual Assistant and Article Marketing Expert with over twenty-five years of administrative and marketing experience. Bonnie specializes in frugal marketing techniques that leverage technology...

Forum on Virtual Assistance – I’m Going, Are You?

Forum on Virtual Assistance [ 5:17 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download I am attending and speaking at a a conference being held in Canada, May 2-4th.  This is a great opportunity as a Virtual Assistant to network and learn from each other.  Many will be attending from North American and I’m expecting it to be not only a learning experience but a fun one too! So, if you ever wanted to visit Canada, here’s your excuse! Plus it would be fun to meet some of you too!! What have you done for your business lately? If you are a Virtual Assistant or are in the process of starting your VA practice, attending FoVA will provide you with tools to take your career to the next level. The FORUM on VIRTUAL ASSISTANCE being held May 2 – 4, 2008 in Toronto Canada is a “coming together” of top North American Virtual Assistants. FoVA is a unique opportunity to share and learn crucial information about the VA industry as a whole, as well as the day to day challenges of our individual practices. FoVA is NOT a conference! It is a Forum where experts and up and coming VAs meet face to face in a stimulating and exciting exchange of knowledge and ideas. It is a venue where solutions and action plans are created to move your business forward. You ARE your business so invest in your company and yourself!! Find out about FoVA at www.forumonvirtualassistance.com and take advantage of Early Bird Savings before December 31st!! Hope to see you all...

Brian Greenberg of WNJC 1360am Radio Interviews a Virtual Assistant

Brian Greenberg of WNJC 1360am Radio Interviews Virtual Assistant [ 10:17 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download     I was recently interviewed by Brian Greenberg on Philadelphia’s Renaissance Radio Station, WNJC 1360AM to spread the word about Virtual Assistants so thought I’d share the interview with VA Talk Show listeners. Brian is the host of the "Greenberg News Show" which airs Thursdays from 5pm-6pm. You won’t want to miss Brian’s show as he always has some very interesting guests each week! Brian has interviewed people like Joe Gannascoli (‘Vito’ on the Sopranos), Bill Gross, Mark Fuhrman, General Al Haig, Alan Dershowitz, Art Garfunkel, former President Clinton press secretary Dee Dee Myers, Issac Hayes, political analyst Dick Morris, Congressman Andrews, principal Joe Clark, Ray Manzarek of the Doors and actress Tovah Feldshuh so I was honored to be chosen to speak to him about the VA industry. The "Greenberg News Show" founded by Brian C. Greenberg brings a new refreshing and cutting approach to talk radio attracting personalities from all fields both nationally and locally. Thanks Brian, it was fun to talk with you and don’t forget to visit VANA whenever you need to find a Virtual Assistant for your business needs. ABOUT BRIAN: Mild mannered CPA by day, Brian runs a full service accounting firm. Seeking to explore the left side of his brain, he has successfully ventured into talk radio for the past twelve years doing his nationally reknown "Greenberg News Show". His successful talk show is now in its 12th year doing his nationally reknown "Greenberg News Show". His latest venture is TV...

VA Talk Show Episode #5

VA Talk Show Episode #5 [ 50:20 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download The VA Talk Show is back with another informative yet entertaining show for anyone who is a Virtual Assistant. Entrepreneurs who work from home will also love our business podcast since it is full of some educational and interesting info to help swing your business into a successful circle. For our show’s lineup, we’ve got Mary-lou Ashton as our guest speaker, I’ll be sharing with you some of my affiliate secrets, RocNred is here on RocNtalk to tell us what to look for when buying a laptop and Karri joins me on WebWhys as we discuss meta-tags and why we should use them in our websites to help us rank higher in the search engines. PHEW! That is a mouthful but one to definitely savor. Enjoy! A big thanks to the newest sponsor or our podcast, TimeTracker. Listen closely to our podcast to find a way to win a prize from our sponsor email me when you find out how 😉 Leave us comments/feedback in comment area at the bottom of the page as we love to hear what you think! ENJOY! Below are the SHOW NOTES as promised for your surfing convenience. VA Guest Speaker Click to interact at the VANA Forum with Mary-Lou Ashton Mary-Lou Ashton joins us to discuss "Finding Your Ideal Client and the Laws of Attraction". It’s a podcast you won’t want to miss if you are looking to take your virtual business to the next level. Mary-Lou Ashton is the owner of the Virtual Assistant Training Program...

VA Talk Show Episode #4

The Virtual Assistant Talk Show Netcast 4 - Where VAs Talk the Walk [ 1:25:01 ] Play Now | Play in Popup | Download An extra big show this week full of some educational and informative guests for the Virtual Assistant industry. Also, a big applause to Karen Reddick who appeared on the NBC Today Show promoting Virtual Assistants across the globe.  Thanks Karen!  Read Karen’s congratulatories and view the video clip here at the VANA Forum. Leave us comments/feedback in comment area at the bottom of the page as we love to hear what you think! ENJOY! Below are the SHOW NOTES as promised for your surfing convenience. VA Industry Spotlight Click to interact at the VANA Forum with VirtualAssistanceU PhyllisJordon introduces us to Virtual Assistance U, a global leader for Virtual Assistant Training.  Also joining Phyllis is Danielle Ruffin, a VAU Graduate. Should You Become a Graduate Virtual Assistant (GVA)? Visit Graduate of VAU, Danielle Ruffin’s website. All VANA members Get 20% Discount off all VAU’s training programs. Get your own VAdala, the first official wearable symbol for successful and aspiring Virtual Assistants, their clients, family and friends who support VAs as mentioned in today’s show. Guest Speaker Click here to interact at the VANA Forum with Joan Stewart, The Publicity Hound If You Have a Publicity Problem, The Publicity Hound Has Your Solution Publicity expert Joan Stewart shows you how to use free publicity to establish your credibility, enhance your reputation, position yourself as an expert, sell more products and services, promote a favorite cause or issue, and position your company as an employer of choice....