International Virtual Assistants Association (IVAA) – the only trade association that I recommend! Member benefits include RFP service (business owners submit RFPs), free mentoring, online summits/live summits, Expert of the Month and other educational opportunities, coffee chats, and more!
Nina Feldman Connections – a resource and referral network, this service is for highly-skilled service providers. Once you sign up, Nina matches you up with business owners (you pay a finder’s fee).
Virtual Biz Connect is a one-stop shop to find and connect the right virtual support professional and business owners via a directory.
VANetworking – Tawnya Sutherland is an industry veteran and the founder of VANA, one of the premiere online companies specializing in serving virtual assistants with resources, training, and a job board.
OBM Academy– The Online Business Manager Academy is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to know to take your administrative, operations and marketing skills and thrive as a high-end virtual support professional.
OBM Free Starter Kit – Thinking about becoming an OBM? Check out Tina Forsyth’s free Online Business Manager STARTER KIT Video Series!
Social Media Manager – Social media management is the perfect skillset to learn if you are just starting out. Social Media Pro is one of the few training programs I recommend. Everyone that I know of who has gone through their training has told me it’s top-notch.
Freelance University(formerly VAClassroom) has many training programs such as internet marketing, social media marketing, product launch support, digital publishing specialist, Infusionsoft, and many more. Highly recommended!
VACT – training courses for the UK-based virtual assistant by my fellow military spouse, Amanda Johnson.