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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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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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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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5 Tips to Start Your Work From Home Career from Sarie San Pablo

5 Tips to Start Your Work From Home Career from Sarie San Pablo

Sarie San Pablo is an active administrator of Philippine Virtual Assistants Network. This is where I got to know Sarie. I love how she keeps things organized in the group. I’ve asked her how it is to be PVAN’s admin and asked her insights about how an aspiring VA can start a work from home career fast. A brief background about Sarie: She was a corporate manager for over ten years before she left the corporate rat race and became an online professional in 2009. Competition was not as tough as now during those times but because of hard work, […]

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A Work-from-Home Transcriptionist’s Success Story

A Work-from-Home Transcriptionist's Success Story

Wondering how you can work-from home as a transcriptionist? I’d like to share with you my interview with Emily Tan Cal. Emily is a work-from-home transcriptionist for nine years and a single mom with three wonderful kids, two of whom are in their early 20s, and a 10-year-old little girl, who inspire her to work her best all the time. She said being a work-from-home transcriptionist “was just a dream that became a reality”. Back in the early 90s, she worked in a big network as a script translator/transcriber wherein she would translate scripts from Tagalog to English. And later on, her boss […]

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Meet The Real Rockstar Virtual Assistant

Meet The Real Rockstar Virtual Assistant

You know how some online job postings usually use the phrase – “looking for a rockstar Virtual Assistant”? Well, I think their search is over. Caren Tevanny is the real deal. Caren is the vocalist and rhythm and lead guitarist for the band Tevanny and she also works as a Virtual Assistant specializing in social media marketing and Facebook advertising. Now, if she isn’t a rockstar Virtual Assistant, then, I don’t know what she is. 😀 I had a quick chat with Caren where she answered a few questions about how she ended up working online. Plus, if you continue to […]

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Joy Collado’s Virtual Assistant Journey – From Dreams to Reality

Joy Collado’s Virtual Assistant Journey

This week, we’re featuring another Virtual Assistant from the Philippines. Joy Collado is a Customer Support Superstar. Yes, that’s her official job title. She’s also a freelance writer. In her free time she daydreams about her novel trying to figure out how to write it. Let’s jump right into the interview: How did you get started as a Virtual Assistant? I learned about Virtual Assistance in 2012. Back then I was working as an accounting assistant in Metrobank. I wanted to build my own business and have something I can call my own but didn’t really know what kind of […]

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A Nurse’s Life Experiment To Become a Virtual Assistant

A Nurse’s Life Experiment To Become a Virtual Assistant

This week, we have another featured Virtual Assistant from the Philippines. I mentioned her story in one of my first blog posts – 10 Virtual Assistant Myths Debunked. Read myth #10,  she was the VA I was referring to. Ana Margarita A. Olar  is a part-time Content Writer and a Social Media Manager. She is also a full-time registered Nurse. In this interview, Ann shares her: journey from working as an OFW Nurse to becoming a Virtual Assistant productivity tips in juggling 2 jobs source of inspiration and motivation and more…

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The Virtual Assistant’s Hub Founder and Chris Ducker Fan: Susan Guinto

The Virtual Assistant's Hub Founder and Chris Ducker Fan: Susan Guinto

Susan Guinto is the founder of The Virtual Assistant’s Hub, which aims to provide industry news, training and quality information to Virtual Assistants not just in the Philippines but anywhere in the world. Susan was interviewed as a featured V.A. in Virtual Staff Finder’s Live Google Hang Out a few years back where she shared her day-to-day life experience as a Virtual Assistant and more. She is also a regular article contributor to Business2Community where she writes about online marketing, customer experience, blogging and SEO. Find out how she started and how she grew as a professional in this blog post where I […]

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Epitome of Resilience as a Virtual Assistant: Ella Pelayo

Ella Pelayo

Ella Pelayo was the first Virtual Assistant from the Philippines that I started to follow. She was being mentioned all over the place whenever I search for local online forums for VAs back in 2009. She worked with some superstars like Bo Sanchez, Michelle Dale and Erin Blaskie. Her success as a VA business owner is impressive and one that should be modelled. I’ve had a chance to work with her and her staff. Her staff are all professionals – respectful, helpful and resourceful. Just like their leader, Ella. Despite some hurdles she has encountered with her business she still […]

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