How I Had 13 Assistants Competing for my Business

How I Had 13 Assistants Competing for my Business

I recently completed my first “crowdsourced” outsourcing experiment. I hired a company called DesignCrowd to come up with a cover design for my latest book. Previously I’ve gone to Fiverr or tapped my wife’s mad PowerPoint skillz to create my covers. […]

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How I Hired My Latest VA for Free

How I Hired My Latest VA for Free

My latest VA “hire” didn’t cost me anything out of pocket. This won’t work for every business and definitely has some downsides as well, but here’s how it worked. One of my goals for the year was to make the […]

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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Hire?

How Do You Know When It’s Time to Hire?

The other day, a reader asked me how do you know when it’s time to hire a VA? My answer: When the pain of inaction becomes too great. Not when you launch a new project, not the first moment you […]

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My Current Virtual Assistant “Stack”

A member of my mastermind group asked me recently what my current virtual assistant “situation” looked like. It made me realize I hadn’t thought about it in a while and have added quite a few helpful resources to it over […]

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