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What Does a VA Actually DO? Expert Guest Post

What Does a VA Actually DO? Expert Guest Post by Kelli from 3K VA Services | Jenn Wells Design

Virtual assistant is a job title I’ve run into several times on the Internet, but I had no clue what they actually did. Until I became friends with one, that is. Kelli, from 3K VA Services, runs her VA business entirely online and provides helpful tips for business management in her blog. I have learned so much from following along with Kelli’s posts, from using Wave for accounting, to Trello for project organization.

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Doing Business the UN-Businesslike Way

Blog Title: Doing Business the Un-Businesslike Way

We live in a world of cold calls, automatic email subscriptions with every purchase, and formal networking events fraught with the frenzied collection of business cards.  We’re told that the “new, exciting” way to do business is really just the way we’ve always done business, but with higher confidence, savvier tactics, more pizzazz.

Ramit Sethi is a great resource for this type of business success.  In his blog, books, or workshops, advice can be found for scripting the perfect responses, handling negotiations, providing exactly the right amount of information at the right times.  And his success is proof that this style of business can and does work.

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Turning Down a Client – for Service Based Businesses

Blog Title - when to let a client go

In the world of small business, it can seem almost criminal to send away a potential customer.  And it can be all too tempting to accept work, any work, based on your financial needs rather than the project itself.  But there are times when it’s better for everyone, including the client, when you don’t.

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