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How To Work On Overcoming Petrifying Fear As A Virtual Assistant

June 18, 2014

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As a Virtual Assistant, I’ve crashed and burned countless of times throughout my career. I was rather surprised when I learned that this “phenomenon” is something that is rather common to a good majority of Virtual Assistants. In fact, I later learned that this is a pattern that also exists in Western freelancers and other […]

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Boundaries In Freelancing

July 15, 2013

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One thing I learned in the work-from-home career is that the setup truly makes you confused about your boundaries: there’s no way of telling when you’re going to work or coming home. Especially if you live in a setup like mine. My current work-life balance is a tremulous juggling act in a studio-type room. My […]

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Different Roads As A Virtual Assistant

May 27, 2013

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There is no one way to do things. As a VA, most of my colleagues dream of growing to the point of being able to manage their own teams, and possibly even to set up their own companies. I, on the other hand, discovered early on that the subcontractor’s life is too stressful for me. […]

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Q and A: Computer Specs, Time Needed, Skills, Pay — Questions On The VA Career by wasalakbatangas.blogspot.com, Answered

May 20, 2013

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Thanks for the insights about this kind of job, I’m so new about VA career. Can you recommend any of your article that will give me concrete and practical ideas about VAs? Like what’s my computer’s qualification? How much time I should allocate, any special skills? How much does it pay, etc… Thanks a lot […]

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Dealing With Setbacks In A VA’s Career

May 16, 2013

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A freelancer’s life is NOT easy. There are ebbs and flows in the work situation, and in greater measure than the average employee. Clients are not as loyal, and with the lack of laws governing Internet-based businesses and companies, contracts agreed between parties in an online arrangement are not actually as binding. This is why […]

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Crucial Tools For The Jetsetting VA

April 25, 2013

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  This morning, I mentioned that there are three things that I, as a VA, need, in order to be able to work properly and perfectly well: A computer, whether a laptop, a desktop, a Mac or a PC. An Internet connection. A device that hosts the Internet connection, as in a WiFi router or […]

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Legit vs. Fake Ways To Earn Online

April 23, 2013

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Following up on our guest writer Lila “Yeyet” Villa’s recommendations on one of the best ways to earn online, I’m going to echo her story with a treatise on some of the legitimate vs. fake ways to earn online. I had been asked, many a time, about what are the best ways to earn online. […]

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Writing, Outsourced Services And E-commerce

April 19, 2013

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By Lila Villa There are plenty of ways to engage in e-commerce depending on your interest, skills and resources. You can trade physical products, retail/distribute digital downloads or outsource services.  Jay Castillo did a brilliant job of bringing real estate to the level of e-commerce through his website for foreclosures and auctions. Which just goes […]

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When You Screw Up, Just Get Back On The Saddle!

November 22, 2012

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This post takes off from my three realizations in the previous post, the point about “Getting back up on the saddle.” As a young Virtual Assistant, around 6 years ago, I had a very bad habit of “hibernating” whenever I failed myself and my clients. By “hibernating,” I mean that I wouldn’t show up back […]

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A Very Mobile Internet Connectivity Solution

November 19, 2012

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Being an online worker, a stable Internet connection is a must for us. When I was working from home but based in Manila (just because Manila used to be my ideal Philippine city), I was using MyDestiny Cable Internet. Even as I was using one of the metro’s faster Broadband Internet options, I still ached […]

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Becoming A Virtual Assistant: How To Succeed (Or At Least Keep Going) As A Virtual Assistant

November 8, 2012

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In the last two posts, I’ve outlined the polar attributes to being a VA: the great parts of it, and the challenges that come with it. And now, I’m giving you a primer on how to succeed as a VA. Mind you, let me make this disclaimer as I go on: I am not PERFECT […]

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Becoming A Virtual Assistant: The Trials And Travails Of Being A VA

November 8, 2012

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I may have said this a few times in LiveWealthier.net already, and I’m saying it again, right this moment: I’m a Virtual Assistant, and I love how the Internet has opened up this career option to my generation. Just a while ago, I published an article of why the Virtual Assistant career is awesome, and […]

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Becoming A Virtual Assistant: Why Being A VA Rocks

November 8, 2012

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Outsourcing, especially home-based outsourcing, as a field, had opened up so many doors to different demographics, even spanning different countries. For the single mom in America, to the single dad in the Philippines, more people who may benefit from working from home have found a new avenue to make a living, with a lifestyle that […]

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Not There Yet, But I’m Living A Live Wealthier Life, Where I Am

September 25, 2012

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“A good life is when you smile often, dream big, laugh a lot, and realize how blessed you are for what you have.” Here in Live Wealthier, we’re always talking about that ideal life that we have in our heads. While Robert has given us all a challenge about defining how we aim to live […]

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