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#85 How to find your perfect niche as a virtual assistant

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Release Date: 10/26/2021

#95 The SAHM + MOPS leader who finds herself with online work show art #95 The SAHM + MOPS leader who finds herself with online work

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

“I needed something that didn’t center around my kids,” said Britteney Barber who is a mom of three, Space Force spouse, and former elementary school teacher. She loved volunteering with MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) so much she stayed in leadership positions for a decade. The volunteer work made her a better mom, wife, and friend. (Moms, I know you get this) It gave her a sense of purpose and kept her brain out of mom fog. She desired to keep doing the same work but wanted to get paid for it when her kids all went to school. That’s when Britteney found me and my digital marketing...

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#94 The property manager who discovered virtual assistant work (Claudia Bretz) show art #94 The property manager who discovered virtual assistant work (Claudia Bretz)

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Claudia Bretz is all too familiar with the problems of trying to find meaningful work as an over-qualified, over-educated Army spouse. She went to school for industrial engineering in her home country of Nicaragua before starting over in the U.S., got her MBA and was always starting at the bottom of the totem pole with work.Two years ago, Claudia was caught in a transition between being unemployed, waiting out the kids last semester of school, retiring and moving (and living on a boat in the Florida Keys) when she decided to give the online work a go.She signed up for the Unicorn Digital...

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#93 Setting and achieving goals in your freelance digital services business in 2022 (Kristin Burke) show art #93 Setting and achieving goals in your freelance digital services business in 2022 (Kristin Burke)

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Now this is how to kick off the new year! Goal achievement coach Kristin Burke is here to help us plan a successful 2022 in our businesses and personal lives. Today she’s tearing down the steps of setting a goal into four actionable parts so that your goals are realistic, meaningful and wildly successful. We touch on so many good topics, and I love how Kristin gets vulnerable with her own overwhelm and conflict in goal setting. I also share why I have always lacked the vision in my own business and what happened the one time I actually set a business goal. (I bet you can guess!) I know this...

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#92 Eight things you need to start your virtual assistant business show art #92 Eight things you need to start your virtual assistant business

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Want to start a virtual assistant business but afraid the cost will set you back?  Good news: starting a virtual assistant business doesn’t require investing a ton of cash in the very beginning. There is a super low start-up cost and barrier to entry. And you can easily make your money back if you have the marketable skills and ability to perform the client work.  I’m all about doing things as inexpensively as possible until you start to book out with clients and can make back the cost of software, etc. You can get by with the bare minimums and use free or low cost versions of...

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#91 Ten profitable niches for virtual assistants show art #91 Ten profitable niches for virtual assistants

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

I built my business on being a unicorn, a virtual assistant who can perform a variety of tasks for online business owners aka “can do'' attitude. When someone asked me to do a new - to me - task, I always said yes because I knew I could enhance my skillset and because I love to do new things. I teach my students the same philosophy. Get your foot in the door with one task and offer to help in others.  There does come a time when my students or any newer virtual assistants start to gravitate towards certain areas of interest more than others and that’s when they think about...

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#90 The designer who reveals top tips to improve your design portfolio (Aino Horsma) show art #90 The designer who reveals top tips to improve your design portfolio (Aino Horsma)

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Wanna stand out from the crowd and attract high-paying, high-quality clients in your own freelance business? Your portfolio is key!  Aino Horsma is a design leader and mentor with a career that spans over 16 years working with some of the top creative minds in San Francisco and Finland. After building a six-figure career in design, she’s now on a mission to share what she’s learned with aspiring designers and creative virtual assistants everywhere.  Today she is sharing 11 tips to creating and designing a high-class portfolio, get the kind of projects you want, and love your work...

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#89 The military spouse who built a 7- figure business with the help of VAs (Tamara Bennett) show art #89 The military spouse who built a 7- figure business with the help of VAs (Tamara Bennett)

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Tamara is a Marine wife, mother of three, crafter and businesswoman with a six-figure business called I love her story so! She started her door hanger business while her husband was on deployment in Afghanistan with paint parties and has grown to a membership model with 1,000 members. We're going to talk about her biz journey, her team of 11 members (including a few of my own unicorns) and how she communicates with them (or how she'd rather just paint the pretty things!) and insight to the tactics that helped her get there. (AKA strategies you'll want to share with your own clients or use in...

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#88 The copywriter who shows how to be top choice over any competition (Amisha Shrimanker) show art #88 The copywriter who shows how to be top choice over any competition (Amisha Shrimanker)

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Want to stand out and make an impression against the competition? Amisha Shrimanker from The Copy Crew is joining us to share how to get your prospects to choose YOU over the competition.  Here's what you'll learn in a nutshell: - How to provide a strong guarantee that renders objections as useless - The 4 types of testimonials you should use to boost your credibility If you’d like to become your prospective client’s obvious choice then listen in today and apply what Amisha shares.   APPLY FOR THE DIGITAL MARKETING WORKGROUP >>   This is a referral community for...

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#87 Three mistakes I’ve made as a virtual assistant show art #87 Three mistakes I’ve made as a virtual assistant

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Starting out as a new freelancer, service provider, or marketing assistant can be really hard sometimes. I want you to learn from me and my mistakes in hopes you’ll avoid those same ones.  The 3 mistakes I’m sharing today with you will blow your mind! If only I knew back then, where I could be today. But hey, we learn and move forward, right?  Just remember this key point: If you’ve made any of these mistakes (some of your own), don’t hold yourself back as a result of them. Give yourself some slack! We all make mistakes. Learn from them and grow!  If you're already doing...

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#86 The organizer who created 3P's of productivity for service providers (Brittany Dixon) show art #86 The organizer who created 3P's of productivity for service providers (Brittany Dixon)

Unicorns Unite: The Freelance Digital Marketing Virtual Assistant Community

Brittany Dixon, of Brittany & Co., is a Podcaster, Business Strategist, and Productivity Coach. She helps highly driven creative entrepreneurs implement self care, back end business organization/systems, and accountability into their business. She specializes in helping her clients manage the day to day of the business by working smarter not harder with her End of Day Routine.  Business owners didn't start a business to run a business, yet operations are essential to growth. She helps to document and refine their business processes to allow the business to run more efficiently and...

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10 Digital Marketing Tasks I started out with: https://courses.emilyreaganpr.com/10VAtasks

Books mentioned in the podcast:

The Big Leap by Gay Hendricks >> https://amzn.to/3ulLkPE

Free to Focus by Michael Hyatt >> https://amzn.to/3zQ9v9N

YouTube Video: 10 Profitable Niches >> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wkfz9o6nPkI

My Quiz, based on the DISC personality test: https://courses.emilyreaganpr.com/quiz

 

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