Finally Friday

Finally Friday

Well, I’ve done it! One week down with a post each and every day for Blawger Survivor. And that means I made it even longer than the host of the contest, lol. So far it has been a great reminder of how useful and interesting blogging can be. And I have read some wonderful posts from the other entrants in the contest. A couple of my faves: The Haiku post at Leadership, Women, Lawyers (short and sweet) Orientate Me at No Reins Girl (love...

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Some Shameless Self Promotion

Some Shameless Self Promotion

What can I say? It was too exciting to be on tv, even if just for a short interview!¬† Here’s the link to CTV Edmonton’s Twitter story from Monday, March 2nd, featuring yours truly. Interestingly (to me, probably not to anyone else!) the story was about using Twitter and discussed the angle of how I’ve networked on Twitter to the advantage of my virtual legal assistant business. Interesting because they actually found me only...

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How Twitter Has Helped My Business

How Twitter Has Helped My Business

I’ve talked about Twitter pretty regularly on this blog. I always¬† share that it is my absolute favorite place to network. Still, every time I talk to “real-life” friends or acquaintances I have a hard time helping them understand exactly what the appeal of Twitter is. I started my virtual legal assistant business last fall officially, but I started networking earlier in the year to try and make connections within the online...

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Cheap Virtual Assistance

Cheap Virtual Assistance

It’s one of the biggest topics of concern to both virtual assistants and those who use our services. How much does a virtual assistant cost? Do we provide value? Can you get good and cheap virtual assistance? There are many schools of thought. Some people want help at the lowest possible cost, no matter what. For example, I was pointed to this post at Matt’s Life Musings about his quest for a $3/hr virtual assistant to help him with...

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Happy 2009

Happy New Year!!! I meant to get this post up yesterday, but actually, January 1 seems like a great day to set out my plans for this exciting new year. I have a lot of goals and I know what I want and expect out of the coming year. This past year gave me time to ease into this business of being a work at home mom, to develop my virtual legal assistant skills and do plenty of networking and now I am so excited about what the future has in...

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