One of the biggest ways to stand out as a Virtual Assistant is through providing new clients with a client welcome packet. We’re going to talk to my guest today, Amy Demone, about the importance of a client welcome packet. She has designed marketing plans, built sales funnels, strategized webinars, acted as a customer service unicorn, created membership websites, and so much more.Read More
If you are a teacher, or someone who is building your virtual assistance business and not looking to make it your full-time job, then this is the episode for you. My guest today is Stacey Ogden, founder of Side Hustle Teachers and creator of Side Hustle Summer Camp. Her mission is to help teachers build businesses outside of the classroom, to provide them with financial security, alternative means to support themselves, and a way to follow their passions.Read More
When faced with an all too common decision to stay home with her new baby or return to a fast-paced and demanding career that she loved, my guest today knew there had to be a way to have both. Shannon Miles is an advocate for people to have the career and flexibility they crave to keep their priorities in a healthy order. She is the CEO and co-founder of Belay, a staffing company that serves businesses all over the U.S.Read More
You don’t need to create brand new content all the time, because not every single eyeball is on your content all the time. Repurposing your client’s content will become your best friend! My guest today, Tamika Auwai is the CEO of Orisha Creative, a full-service digital marketing agency serving 7-figure business owners in the personal growth and personal development field.Read More
Airtable is a system that allows you to see all the information in one place, how you want to see it, and how you and your team understand it the best. My guest today, Lanie Lamarre from Miss #GSD, helps overwhelmed service-based bosses quit crying in the shower. She shows her clients how to use systems in a way that their time, energy, and focus are aligned to their actual goals and desires. One of the ways she helps her clients with this is by using Airtable.Read More
Profit First is a business financial management system that has taken the world by storm. My guest today, Lynne Somerman, is going to share with us how to start implementing this simple technique into our own businesses in order to improve our profit margins. She is a financial coach who helps entrepreneurs feel less stupid and sad about money by teaching practical skill building, habit changes, and mindset work.Read More
For many virtual support professionals, sales conversations are not second nature. My guest today, Renee Hribar, explains how there is something missing when it comes to online sales, and what we can do about it. She is a sales coach who has sold millions of dollars worth of products and services and has also trained thousands to sell for the first time. She is known in her industry as a fun, energetic sales coach who leads with the heart.Read More
Are you ready to pack everything up and take it on the road? My guest today, Esther Inman, is a full-time digital nomad currently living with her son and veteran husband in Bali, Indonesia. She runs a 6-figure agency, with a team of eight virtual workers, and provides online training programs that help other women launch their virtual work life too.Read More
Creating content that attracts and nurtures your ideal client can be a lot easier than we sometimes make it. My guest today, Abby Herman, is a content strategist and content creator for service-based B2Bs and is passionate about helping businesses grow their own online visibility with the right content at the right time.Read More
We have an amazing opportunity to use our businesses and platforms to do so much good. However, we oftentimes get stuck in not knowing how to show up in the world and be the change we want to see. My guest today, Kelly Ruta is a psychotherapist turned personal mastery expert for female disruptors.Read More
Asana is a powerful task and project management tool that is one of the most widely used in the online business space. My guest today, Emma Perols, is an Online Business Manager who runs Get Organized with Emma. She helps her clients go from reactive to relaxed through the simple, but effective, business systems and helping them manage their daily operations.Read More
You may be wondering what sales strategy and money mindset have to do with one another. A lot of the times when we make money, we feel like it’s not safe to do so because of what we learned about money when we were younger. My guest today, Erin Lindstrom, is here to explain what sales strategy has to do with money mindset.Read More
As service providers, we often spend so much time improving our clients’ businesses, that we forget to take care of our own. We get overwhelmed and are not sure where to start. We are so great at supporting others that we don’t realize we need to get support and be strategic for our businesses as well.Read More
After graduating from college with honors in communication studies and securing a well-paying corporate job, Kara Fillion started seeing ads on Facebook about people working from their laptop and traveling around the world. She found herself determined to make this her own reality and started putting in the hard work. Less than a year later, she hit a monumental milestone in her business and had her first $10K monthRead More
I have a super special guest today...my husband! Scott and I have been married for almost 2 years now and together for almost 4. When I first started my online business, he was pretty foreign to the whole thing but, he's always been super supportive. I wanted to have him on the podcast today, firstly, because it's Valentines Day and #HandHearts, #Sweetness, but secondly, because I get asked pretty regularly questions about how my husband feels about my business and also advice for what to do when your spouse isn't too keen on your new entrepreneurial adventure.Read More
Can you imagine running your business while homeschooling AND working a 9-5 job?! I sure can’t but our guest today, Tarin LaRoux does just that. I know that the word “supermom” sometimes gets a bad however, I think Tarin has earned that cape. You’ll hear from our episode how Tarin keeps everything organized and “how doing all the things” doesn’t mean you have to do them alone. (we get to talk a lot about Tarin’s super supportive boyfriend which I love!).
If you’re someone trying to balance it all, definitely check out this episode for some major inspiration that it CAN in fact be done!
The land of Pinterest has busted wide open as an online platform brimming with opportunity for business owners looking to find other ways to target their ideal clients. And where there’s opportunity for business owners, there’s also opportunity for the virtual team who supports them. My guest today, Monica Draudt took her own love for Pinterest, learned what it could do in the world of business, and leap head first into a successful business as a Pinterest Strategist.Read More
I recorded this episode out of an abundance of joy over the relationships built and communities I've become a part of over the last two years in my business. I believe that, if you want something in your biz, you gotta go and get it and that includes friendships. Let's face it, the online space can be a lonely place and so today's episode is all about how I found my tribe of friends online and built some rock solid relationships. I'm giving you my four favorite strategies to use to grow relationships both from behind your laptop and in person.Read More
When it comes to mindset for online business owners, Heather Gray is the swift kick in the pants we all need. Heather Gray is a clinically trained Mindset and Leadership coach at Choose to Have it All.com. I’ve had the pleasure of hearing her speak on multiple occasions and her “tell it like it is approach is always encouraging (even if it stings a bit at the time).Read More
This month marks exactly one year since I went into business full time for myself and, while there have been many "unexpecteds" in my entrepreneurial journey, one of the biggest ones is how going from working a full time 9-5 to working from home would effect my body.
One thing you may not know about me is that, before I started The Launch Guild, I was the full time Health and Well Being Director for two YMCAs. I've been a professional dancer, personal trainer, and group fitness instructor. Up until now, fitness and wellness have been infused in every fabric of my life and my day. So my body was pretty shocked when I went from constantly moving to constantly sitting. And it was NOT happy.Read More