3 Business Challenges That Almost Made Me Give Up (and How I Overcame Them)

business challenges

Business is hard. Seriously hard. I’m in a mastermind group with women who have been in business for over a decade and they STILL have months that are difficult, when work is slow and the money doesn’t come in. Business challenges don’t just stop coming because you’ve “made it.”

When I started my first business, I had these grand visions of a client-packed schedule and making a full-time income.…

Side Hustles You Can Start for Less Than $100

side hustles you can start for less than 100

Side hustling – I love it so much, I think everyone should be doing it! There are so many ways to generate a little extra income here and there, or even make it into a part-time job. My side hustle as a virtual assistant actually grew into a full-time business!

Whether you’re paying for your kid’s activities, saving for vacation, or are having a tough financial time and truly need the extra to pay your bills, side hustling opens up a world of extra funds if you find something you like and can commit your time to.…

How to Start an Affiliate or Referral Program

affiliate or referral program

As your business grows, you may want to give people the opportunity to earn rewards for promoting your business. Those rewards could be anything from discounts to merchandise to plain ol’ cash. Maybe it’s time to look into starting a referral or affiliate program. I am beta testing one for my virtual assistant business, so I’m going to share with you what I learned as I started mine.…

How to Increase Your Income as a Virtual Assistant

increase your income as a virtual assistant

As you may have figured out right now, being a virtual assistant is one of my favorite ways for women to work on their own terms, whether it’s a side hustle or a full-time gig. In fact, I wrote about 5 reasons it’s GREAT to become a virtual assistant.

One thing I stress is that you DO NOT need to have special technical skills and all sorts of bells and whistles to get started as a virtual assistant.…

Inspiration Friday

Hey boss babes! I’m here to talk to you about having multiple projects and passions this Inspiration Friday…and about why it’s OK not to be inspired all the time! Check out the video below:

It’s great to have multiple projects as long as you have balance and support. Have all the projects!…

Tips for Running Multiple Businesses

tips for running multiple businesses

I started my first business in 2014 (massage therapy) and my second in 2016 (virtual assistant), and the road between and thereafter has been paved with side hustles, part-time jobs, and plans for passive income. My tiny empire isn’t done growing.

Why have multiple businesses?

There are a number of reasons to have multiple businesses.…