Virtual Assistance Services for Online Entrepreneurs

8 Inspiring Things I Learned From Facebook Sensation “Humans of New York”

Chase Jarvis LIVE: Humans of New York

After losing his job as a bond trader in Chicago, Brandon Stanton decided to take a 3 month hiatus, and move to New York, very little money in hand, to follow his passion of photography. The story sounds perhaps not too out of the ordinary, right? But what happened next was to revolutionize not only Brandon’s life, but also impact the 3.5 million or so fans currently following his work on Facebook, along with the tens of thousands of people Brandon has now photographed, going about their  daily lives on the streets of New York.

It’s a spine-tingling story, and as an entrepreneur there’s some real nuggets of gold in here to focus, inspire and uplift you, particularly if you’re involved in creative work, marketing or if you’re trying to get your head around social media.

Here’s the short version of the story in this 2 and a half minute video. It’s the highlight video Facebook themselves put together to document Brandon’s story. Click here to check it out.

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The 7 Best Inbound Marketing Blogs to Help You Boost Leads and Customers

Generate Leads with Inbound Marketing

Have you been running into the term inbound marketing more and more in your online travels these days? It's gaining traction at a phenomenal speed, and I think there's a few reasons for that: It's bringing clarity to how all the various pieces of … [Continue reading]

Why Resourcefulness Trumps Skill When You’re Building an Online Business

Everything is figureoutable

When you first start building a website for your business, or learning how to market yourself online, you soon realize that there are lot more moving pieces, marketing tactics and technology puzzles to be solved than you first realized. You may have … [Continue reading]

How to Find a WordPress Virtual Assistant

What to get a Wordpress Virtual Assistant to do

The key to a successful relationship with any virtual assistant (VA) is the extent to which you are able to handover specific online tasks in such a way that you can focus on those areas of your business in which you really add value. This holds true … [Continue reading]

5 Tips to Get Your Foot in the Door as a New Virtual Assistant in 2014

Getting Your Foot in the Door as a New Virtual Assistant

In the last few years, the depth and variety of opportunities to create an income as a service provider online has been growing at an exponential rate. I imagine online service providers - virtual assistants, web developers, graphic designers, … [Continue reading]

Need a New Banner, Button or Icons for Your Website? Check Out These Three Graphic Resources

graphic design resources

As a virtual assistant I’ve collaborated with many different graphic designers in the completion of client projects, and there is certainly a huge range on the spectrum of quality when it comes to design. What I love about what’s happening on the … [Continue reading]

What Living Life On Your Own Terms Really Looks Like

Lifestyle Design

When we first made the decision to sell up and move our family from Australia to Costa Rica 3 years ago, I think I probably envisioned myself spending a little more time pottering around a veggie garden and a little less time on the internet … [Continue reading]

Which Email Marketing Software is Best For Your Business?


When I speak to online business owners about their email marketing, one of the questions that often comes up is "What should I be using for my email marketing?" As you’d expect, there’s not just one software solution that would be considered the … [Continue reading]

Sprout Social Review: How to Manage Your Social Media Marketing in Less Time

Sprout Social Social Media Management Tool

Have you started using a social media management tool to help you get on top of your social media presence? There are a ton of options out there, each with their different capabilities and price points. Today I’m going to share with you the tool I’ve … [Continue reading]

Are You Overwhelmed By Your Content Marketing To-Do List?

Overwhelmed by Content Marketing

It happens to the best of us. You’ve sat down to your computer, brain buzzing with creativity, as one idea after another spills forth with ease to fill that blog publishing schedule for the month ahead. It’s all planned out with precision, and what’s … [Continue reading]