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VA-Specific Resources

VA-Specific Resources

Job Boards & Directories

  • 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.
  • VA Matchmaker by Yvonne Weld. Join her network of VAs and get matched up with a qualified business owner. This service is free to you.
  • 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.
  • VirtualAssistantForums.com – a very popular forum serving new and seasoned VAs alike. They offer an RFP service for members.
  • We Are Virtual Assistants – a thriving community site offering information, job postings, and advice to virtual assistants. You can join for free.

Specialty Training Courses

  • VA Business Essentials: Kickstart your VA Business in Six Weeks or Less is my signature online training course that comes with a side dish personal support.
  • 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.
  • 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.

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