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Profile of a Kick-ass Freelance Writer: Celine Roque

Celine Roque

“I never grew up thinking that I’d have a regular 9-to-5 job. Growing up I felt my options were always either writer or scientist or both.” – Celine Roque. I think Celine achieved her goal. She’s one of the most kick-ass writers online. Considering her experience in the field, I’d say she’s also one of […]

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How To Succeed as an Upwork Freelancer with Catherine Quiambao

How To Succeed as an Upwork Freelancer

Are you looking for a way to succeed as an Upwork freelancer? Look no further. This week, I interviewed Catherine Quiambao (Founder of Freelancing Philippines) where she’ll share: important tips on how to work as a successful Upwork freelancer her success story in overcoming a rare disorder to becoming a successful freelancer her journey to transitioning from […]

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How To Price Your Virtual Assistant Services with Donna Toothaker

How To Price Your Virtual Assistant Services with Donna Toothaker

Pricing your Virtual Assistant services can be very difficult, no matter what your level of experience is as a VA. There is really no clear cut matrix that you can follow. Do you charge by the hour, per project or on a monthly basis? Most importantly, how much? To gain more clarity on this, I’ve […]

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Stellar Virtual Assistant from The Philippines – Sheilah Casaclang

Stellar Virtual Assistant- Sheilah Casaclang

Part of the reason I started this blog is because I wanted to network with and champion fellow Virtual Assistants. I think that there are some misconceptions about VAs and the nature of the job. My aim is to showcase the human side of Virtual Assistants – their failures and successes, their life “offline”, their skills and […]

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How To Win Your First Upwork Contract by Freelancing.ph

How To Win Your First Upwork Contract by Freelancing.ph

I have been receiving questions from my friends, who are interested in working as a Virtual Assistant in the Philippines, about how to get work from Upwork (formerly Odesk). Unfortunately, I have no answer to give them because I honestly gave up too easily in building an Odesk profile back when I was starting out […]

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4 Must Watch Videos If You Want to Be A Successful Virtual Assistant

4 Must Watch Videos If You Want to Be A Successful Virtual Assistant

The road to being a successful Virtual Assistant is not a straight path. The right mindset and the ability to motivate yourself to always be in your A game is very important. Working remotely can be demotivating at times so finding ways to empower yourself through self-learning is the best way to deal with the feeling of being stuck. […]

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10 Myths About Introverts by Carl King

10 Myths About Introverts by Carl King

Having watched Inside Out over the weekend, it made me assess my emotions all the more. Then, I read this article “10 Myths About Introverts” written by Carl King – see original article here… I had a strong urge to share it because even as a child I’ve heard my name associated with these words […]

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Virtual Assistant Tips from Michelle Dale, Founder of Virtual Miss Friday

Virtual Assistant Tips from Michelle Dale, Founder of Virtual Miss Friday

Michelle Dale is one of the leading Virtual Assistant mentors around. She is the woman behind Virtual Miss Friday.  I can say that as a mentor, she encompasses all the aspects of a Virtual Assistant’s life from your starting out stage to transitioning to a bigger business to managing work-life balance. She’s got everything organized into awesome […]

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