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    Business Know-how?

    Did anybody take a business class before starting their VA business? It seems that the more I get into this area, the more I'm finding there are lots of things about running a business that I don't know. I'm just wondering if I need to plan on taking any additional business classes (not...
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    Networking Expo

    I'm going to be attending a small business expo next week. I'm just going for the networking option and I am a new VA who is still setting up shop, but also mostly up to taking on a couple of clients. Since this is my real local networking event, I would appreciate any advice I can get from...
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    Do we need to be 100% qualified for a position?

    I recently read an article on LinkedIn on how women and men differ on how they respond to job listings. Apparently, men will respond to jobs even if they aren't 100% qualified for the job. Women on the other hand tend to only respond to jobs that they feel completely qualified for. I was...
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    What do you enjoy doing?

    I have received requests from individual business owners who pose this question to me. My goal niche is social media marketing, but currently I am offering basic administrative duties which include travel arrangements and Internet research. For those of you who have a varied past and are working...
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    Facebook Question

    Hello! I have a question regarding FB business pages. I have a lead on a possible first client and their small business needs a FB presence. They asked me if I know someone and I told them that I have some knowledge, but I didnt' sell myself on doing it. Mainly, because I haven't built my FB...
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    Website Review Si Vous Plait!

    Ok. This is my first website that I have ever created. It is not 100% complete as you will see, but I'm wondering what recommendations you have for me at this point. I plan on adding graphics and focusing in better on my offerings. I took an online 6 week course on WordPress (which was free...
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    Meeting Planner Question

    I wasn't sure where to post this question, so hopefully I have put it in the right area on the forums. I'm working on some meeting planning ground work for a family member who has her own business and is organizing a multi day meeting in October. I am submitting RFPs and contacting the hotels...
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    Question App or idea?

    I have created a form for post-networking followup for clients. Basically a spot to attach several business cards with text next to it that gives me basic information that the client would like stated on his email follow up/and or social network posting. I was wondering which business card scan...
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    Question Indiana Tax Question

    Just starting out here and still in the planning phase of my business. Do I have any Indiana VAs out there? I am unclear as to whether or not I have to apply for a Indiana Department of Revenue Business Tax (BT-1) if I am a sole proprietor. Also, if it is not required, should I do it now if I...
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    Website Name vs Business Name

    I've been working on starting my business and was really stuck on the name and what services to offer. I finally just decided to name my business after my name to start out. My question is as to whether or not I can name my website something different or do I have to go with the name of my...
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