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.…

Why You Need Tiered Service Packages

why you need tiered service packages

I met my ideal client a few weeks ago. She was everything I wanted in a client and more – including the fact that she lived in GERMANY and we spoke German together! We exchanged a few emails, hopped on a consultation call, and I drew up a proposal. Everything was going swimmingly until she read the proposal.…

How to Network Like a Boss Lady

how to network like a boss lady

Are you networking? If not, you’re missing out on one of the best marketing strategies happening RIGHT NOW. Selling is out. Relationships are in. Networking isn’t easy, mainly because it’s time-consuming, but it’s one of the most valuable things you can do for your business. Building relationships with other entrepreneurs, within your industry and without, creates a wide network of people whom you can learn from and who will keep you in mind when your ideal client comes along.…

4 Things to Do When Your Business Gets Boring

things to do when your business is boring

We all hit points in which our business is uninspiring. Business is sort of like a marriage – you always love it, but there are going to be times you don’t feel all gushy about – or even LIKE – your business.

There are 3 main reasons business becomes boring:

  • It’s slow – when there are no new clients, there are no new challenges or people to interact with.