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Case Studies: Why Becoming a Virtual Assistant was the Best Decision for my Family

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These case studies are real life example of Mothers and a Father who started their virtual assistant business and realised becoming a virtual assistant was the best decision for their families. Over 10 years ago I set up my business to help others design a virtual business in such a way as to support their lifestyles […]

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Virtual Assistant Insurance

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Do Virtual Assistants Need Insurance? Virtual Assistant Insurance Options – Part 1 All businesses that operate in Australia are strongly advised to have at the very minimum public liability insurance.  The Australian Government’s small business website defines this as: If you look at the examples above, points 2 and 5 seem to be the most […]

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Skills Needed to Be a Virtual Assistant


What skills do I need to be a Virtual Assistant? This is one of the most common questions our team gets asked from potential virtual assistants.  In fact, we built our competency assessment tool because we get asked about the skills that new virtual assistants need so often. To access the assessment – click here. […]

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How to Create Your Own Website


The great thing about being a virtual assistant is that everything you learn about your business can be converted to a client service if you wish.  Creating your own website falls into this category.  Learning to build your own website will help you: Find out if you like this type of work Discover the limitations, […]

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Business Structures for Virtual Assistants

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I decided to write this article about business structures for virtual assistants because there isn’t much available for virtual assistants that isn’t in “Government speak” and if you are like me, you find it hard to translate from “Government speak” to your own language at times. First of all, there are many issues to consider […]

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It’s Tax Time Soon – Home-Based Office Tax Deductions

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Running a home-based business offers some opportunities when it comes to tax time.  It is important to have an accountant who can offer you some good advice. This video from the tax office will give you some ideas on what you should be including as  home-based business tax deductions.  Remember to check with your accountant […]

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Subcontracting – How to Avoid Penalities


If your marketing is going well, there will come a time in your business that you will need to bring in some help.  Your first instinct will be to hire a friend, neighbour or another stay-at-home Mum.  This article is to explain the risks that you take in doing this and in going down the […]

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How to Become a Virtual Assistant and Work from Home

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Where to Start to Become a Virtual Assistant and Work from Home In this short guide on how to become a virtual assistant and work from home, I will be providing you with some simple steps to do to get started as a virtual assistant.  Please try and do the research first as the results […]

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Easy Marketing for Virtual Assistants

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Easy Marketing for Virtual Assistants Starts Here. I see a lot of virtual assistants marketing the hard way and putting a lot of effort into it as well.  Unfortunately, as soon as they stop putting effort into marketing, they lose momentum. There is an easier way, but you will need to create some resources to […]

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No.1 Concern that New Virtual Assistants Have


The No.1 Concern that New Virtual Assistants Have Nine years and + 5000 respondents later we can be confident that we know the answer to this. Our Competency Assessment asks new virtual assistants about the level of competency they have in a range of areas. We also ask them what they are most concerned about […]

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