57 episodes

You’re listening to the Support Squad podcast, where virtual assistants come to share their best business tools and tips.

Virtual assistant for life coaches, Sharon Nissen, created the Support Squad with a firm belief in community over competition.

Whether you’re a new virtual assistant looking for advice on how to get started OR an established virtual assistant looking to expand your skills and invite even more abundance into your career, you’re in the right place.

Working at home doesn’t have to be lonely! We’re in this together.

The Support Squad: A Podcast for Virtual Assistants Sharon Nissen

    • Business
    • 5.0, 24 Ratings

You’re listening to the Support Squad podcast, where virtual assistants come to share their best business tools and tips.

Virtual assistant for life coaches, Sharon Nissen, created the Support Squad with a firm belief in community over competition.

Whether you’re a new virtual assistant looking for advice on how to get started OR an established virtual assistant looking to expand your skills and invite even more abundance into your career, you’re in the right place.

Working at home doesn’t have to be lonely! We’re in this together.

    Ep. 057 Taking the “Ick” Out of Sales with Ryann Dowdy

    Ep. 057 Taking the “Ick” Out of Sales with Ryann Dowdy

    Becoming a successful virtual assistant requires sales, but so many of us are scared to come across as pushy. I’ve definitely found out that there’s a way to build relationships and make sales without any of those gross feelings that come up. And no one knows this process better than my guest today, Ryann Dowdy. Today, Ryann is going to share what “selling through service” really looks like, and how we can successfully sell our services without any of the “ick” factor. 

    • 22 min
    Ep. 056 Using Dubsado to Streamline Your Virtual Assistant Business with Amanda Bellamy

    Ep. 056 Using Dubsado to Streamline Your Virtual Assistant Business with Amanda Bellamy

    One of the ways that we as business owners can take some things off of our plates and streamline is by utilizing automation as much as we can. And one of my favorite ways to do this is with the all-in-one client management software Dubsado. Today, Amanda Bellamy is going to talk with us about Dubsado and how it not only helped her get organized in her business, it’s also become a high-impact signature service that she can offer to clients.

    • 17 min
    Ep. 055 How to Overcome an Income Plateau as a Virtual Assistant with Tasha Booth

    Ep. 055 How to Overcome an Income Plateau as a Virtual Assistant with Tasha Booth

    Every virtual assistant hits an income plateau at some point in their business.

    It’s that tricky place where you’ve finally filled your client roster and you're earning a consistent income, but you can’t seem to reach your higher income goals.

    There are lots of ways to overcome this business milestone, and I’ve brought Tasha Booth on the podcast to explain why income plateaus happen and how to move past them.

    • 25 min
    Ep. 054 6 Common Virtual Assistant Myths Debunked

    Ep. 054 6 Common Virtual Assistant Myths Debunked

    People hear “work from home” and they automatically think that you’re taking surveys or selling essential oils or bugging your friends & family to buy things from you. They also think that working from home means your work is easy or that you must not be making any money. As a proud and successful online business owner, these myths and misconceptions drive me crazy! Today, I’m sharing 6 common myths about virtual assistants and why they are SO wrong.

    • 12 min
    Ep. 053 The Only Times Virtual Assistants Should Take “Unpaid” Clients

    Ep. 053 The Only Times Virtual Assistants Should Take “Unpaid” Clients

    A lot of new virtual assistants have the mistaken belief that they should discount their services or even offer free services at the beginning of their business. This is a trap! Doing work for free will not help you grow your business, except in some very specific situations. Today, I’m sharing why you shouldn’t be offering your services for free and the few times that it might be okay under the right circumstances.

    • 10 min
    Ep. 052 How Virtual Assistants Can Take Control of Their Business Finances with Danielle Hayden

    Ep. 052 How Virtual Assistants Can Take Control of Their Business Finances with Danielle Hayden

    Danielle Hayden is on a mission to help rule-breaking female entrepreneurs understand their numbers so they can gain the confidence needed to create sustainable profits. In this episode of The Support Squad, Danielle is sharing the important steps we need to take regarding our business finances, how to choose an accounting software that will help us grow, how to pay yourself as a business owner, and the basics of setting smart financial goals.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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24 Ratings

24 Ratings

April Mullin ,

So helpful!

I’m starting my VA business and I found this podcast so helpful, to the point, and binge worthy!!

Leen Grant ,

Great Content

I’m starting my journey to become a successful VA and I’m finding your podcast very helpful. You’re well spoken and offer great advice. Thank you!

Jessica Sciuva ,

Love this podcast

Sharon has such an amazing and kind energy, and you can feel it through this podcast. She gives such simple and useful tips for running your own business. It’s definitely worth your time!

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