Melissa Smith

Kelsey Bratcher is joined by Melissa Smith Founder & CEO of Association Of Virtual Assistants. They dig into what it takes to become a successful VA or Executive VA. How to leverage your existing skills to get the clients that you will work well with. Are you listening to this from the other side and you need a VA? Well, Kelsey and Melissa cover that angle as well. Discover why you need to find someone that works the way you do and how to prepare for filling that role in your business and your life. Grab Episode 60 Now or tell your VA to get it for you.

The best way to find more about Melissa Smith go to https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissasmiththepva or you can check out Association Of Virtutal Assistants https://associationofvas.com/

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I’m like how many people do you want me to eliminate from the services that I offer? I want you to eliminate every single person who is not going to pay you what you’re worth. That was really eye-opening
– Melissa Smith

Which means they’re not your employee but they can do again a wide variety of work they could be a website designer, they could be someone who does data entry, or book your travel, do calendar appointments, emails, inboxes, they could do click funnels, blogs, they could be a content marketer so the range is really wide.
– Kelsey Bratcher

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So think about if I had just one more hour and day. What would I do with it and what I do not do anymore? What what takes up that hour? What can I give away?
– Melissa Smith

Which means they’re not your employee but they can do again a wide variety of work they could be a website designer, they could be someone who does data entry, or book your travel, do calendar appointments, emails, inboxes, they could do click funnels, blogs, they could be a content marketer so the range is really wide.
– Melissa Smith

The reasons why someone would also hire an executive VA because they just don’t want to have to make every single decision. They need someone who can make those smart conscientious decisions on their behalf and free up their time for much larger decision-making, problem-solving, and creative thinking.
– Melissa Smith

In fact there’s a large law firm that’s gone International recently. FisherBroyles and while they’re based in Atlanta they do not have an office there. They don’t have an office anywhere, but they have attorneys and lawyers all throughout the US and now overseas as well.
– Melissa Smith

What people forget about is when you specialize in something you’re also able and to keep up on the trends and to predict and the future trends.
– Melissa Smith

You could be bad-ass at doing spreadsheets right. I’m just trying to think of what existing skillset could someone take an inventory of their own abilities and then find niches that are appropriate for those skill sets.
– Kelsey Bratcher

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Basecamp
Asana

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