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Gwenn Doria

Hey there, awesome! I started this blog because I understand the challenges of starting out and thriving as a professional working from home. My aim is to empower aspiring and fellow Virtual Assistants by sharing tips, inspiring stories and lessons learned about the Virtual Assistant industry. Get to know me more by visiting the "About Me" page. :) Cheers!

Tips for Freelancers: 7 Telltale Signs A Job Posting is A Scam

Tips for Freelancers- 7 Telltale Signs A Job Posting is A Scam

Technology allows us to earn money from the comfort of our own home. When we see a job posting online, it’s only too easy to jump at the chance and get right to it. However, one of the best tips for freelancers I can give you is to be doubly wary about the job postings you are responding to. Below are 7 telltale signs a job posting is a scam: #1: The ad is not well-written Real businesses would pay a professional to write their ads. Or if it is a small business owner, he should make sure his job […]

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8 Reasons Why Blogging is Important for your Business

Blogging is Important for your Business

If you are running a business online and you have never once thought about blogging, you are missing out on a good thing. Most online entrepreneurs are successful today because they maintain a blog in their websites. Below are 8 good reasons for you to do so too. #1: It will help you attract traffic organically Putting valuable information related to your business in the form of a blog can help your website rank higher in search queries. It’s a very good way to attract readers who might be interested in purchasing your product or getting your service. Of course, […]

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7 Essential Things to Know About Email Marketing

7 Essential Things to Know About Email Marketing

The internet has evolved so much since the 1990s that email marketing has been overlooked by some online entrepreneurs. Little do they know that the email, no matter how “ancient” a channel it may seem, is an understated gateway to loyal clients. Here are things you must remember if you plan to succeed in it. #1. The email is a sanctuary for most clients. You cannot just barge in. To do successful email marketing, you must be a gracious guest. One of the biggest mistakes you can make is including a client who has not opted into your mailing list. […]

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VA Success Story: Liberty Baldovino aka The Youthful Granny VA

VA Success Story: Liberty Baldovino aka The Youthful Granny VA

Liberty Baldovino has been one of the most interviewed Virtual Assistant last 2016. For one, she has been featured by Freelance Blend Founder and Host, Marvin de Leon. To watch the interview, click the play button below: I’ve also gone ahead and reached out to her to ask her 5 simple and straightforward questions about her Virtual Assistant journey. Read on…

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How To Outsource SEO And Improve Traffic

Outsource SEO And Improve Traffic

Since 1997, there have been individuals espousing their belief that SEO or Search Engine Optimization is dead. They claim SEO and its by- the- numbers tactics of increasing search by using Title, Meta and H1 tags have outlived its purpose. The truth is SEO is very much alive and well and significantly more relevant today than ever before. SEO – Is it Just About Getting Found Online? Business and life as we know it has become dependent on technology. If you’re not maintaining some kind of presence on the Internet, you are undermining all of your efforts to grow your […]

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Lessons Learned from Remote Executive Assistant, Rea Yadao

Lessons Learned from Remote Executive Assistant, Rea Yadao

In this blog post, I’ll share with you my interview with Rea Yadao, a Remote Executive Assistant and Training and Development Lead of OnlineJobsUniversity.com. Let me give you a background of Rea by sharing with you her introduction video here: Now that you’ve gotten to know Rea a little by watching the video, why not get to know her more?  Read on as Rea shares some of her lessons learned from being an online professional, some tools of the trade and valuable Virtual Assistant tips.

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The 7 Habits of a Highly Effective Virtual Assistant

The 7 Habits of a Highly Effective Virtual Assistant

Are you struggling with productivity? Have you ever felt that you are not being heard by your client? Have you asked yourself “What else can I do to reach my goal of being an effective Virtual Assistant? Are you finding it hard to have work-life balance? If yes, then, it is high time to change your habits. American author, educator and businessman Stephen Covey identified “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People” he has studied, met and worked with in his life. These seven habits are so timeless and universal that it can help you achieve your goals as an […]

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30 Sites Offering Free Training for Virtual Assistants

FREE TRAINING FOR VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS

Are you an aspiring Virtual Assistant who is paralyzed by the fear of not having the right skills to offer? Or are you an experienced VA who would want to stay competitive in this industry? Are you looking for a way to learn without spending a single dime? The way to solve this dilemma is to start harnessing your skills or learning a new one with free training for Virtual Assistants. Virtual assistance as a career has grown by leaps and bounds over the years. An increasing number of individuals and companies are now relying on Virtual Assistants more than ever. VAs […]

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Virtual Assistant Success Story: Nina Mendoza

Virtual Assistant Success Story

This week, I’d like to share another Virtual Assistant success story of Nina Mendoza. Nina is the Founder of New Smart Marketing Strategies.  She helps business owners grow their business by generating more leads and sales using updated and proven Digital Marketing strategies. Currently, she heads the Facebook Marketing arm of an agency based in the United States.  She also consulted and advised different brands in markets such as: real estate, food and restaurants, apparels, information products, events, health and fitness, subscription boxes/products, professional services and many more… Learn more about Nina as she answers the following questions: When and how […]

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16 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Know

16 Tools Every Social Media Manager Should Know

Are you a social media manager who is constantly looking for tools to use so you can effectively deliver your work? If you are, then, that’s normal. There is nothing wrong with you. No need to go nuts about it. 😀 But, I’m hoping this list I’ve compiled will help you lessen your burden of searching for the right tool to use. 8 Tools to Create Captivating Images Every social media update is not just about the saying the right words that your audience can resonate with. It is also about creating really captivating images. Here are a few online […]

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