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How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business Today

Offering both freelance writing and VA services in my business has allowed me to diversify my income. This means I don’t have to worry as much if one source of income dries up unexpectedly.

Working as a VA with an entrepreneur whom you admire is also a great way to learn about the inner workings of their business while also getting paid.

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20 Best Standing Desks for Home Offices

One of the things I hate hearing the most whenever I visit the doctor is that I need to be more active and less sedentary.

Because of that, I’ve been trying to find every way I can to add more walking and standing into my day. But it’s tough when you work at a desk on a computer all day long.

This is exactly why standing desks were invented.

Of course, like regular desks, standing desks come in a variety of sizes and styles. Below are some of the best standing desks for home offices.

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8 Best 800 Number Services for Solopreneurs

If you want a separate phone number for your business, it may be worth it to have an 800 number rather than a local phone number.

So, I did the research for you to gather up the best budget-friendly 800 number services for your business.

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33 Essential Business Tools for Virtual Assistants

There are THOUSANDS of business tools on the market. They all promise to be the one thing you need to increase your income, be more productive, grow your email list, get more likes/followers/page views/whatever else. But realistically, they can’t ALL be the one thing you need.

That’s why I’ve put together this list of the tools I use in my virtual assistant business.

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7 Easy Ways to Decrease or Avoid PayPal Fees

But the one thing about freelancing that I absolutely hate (besides self-employment taxes) is paying PayPal fees.

PayPal fees are so irritating to me. I hate it when I send out my invoices for freelance work I’ve completed only to have a chunk of my income taken away by PayPal.

For the longest time, I wondered if there were any legitimate ways to help decrease PayPal fees so I could keep more of my freelance income. After a year of working my business online, I’ve come up with a few strategies to decrease my PayPal fees. Now I’m sharing them with you so you can keep more of your money too!

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7 Surprising Benefits of Using a Standing Desk

Since the industrial revolution and the invention of computers, many jobs have moved to a more sedentary method. While there are still an array of fields and positions that require physical labor or being on your feet most of the day, many Americans find themselves seated at a desk for at least 8 hours a day, 5…

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