Client Relationships

Should You Dump Your Client?

should you dump your client

You and your client have worked together on a few projects. You know what she likes and what she doesn’t. You’re familiar with how her online business works and you seem to have found a rhythm that lets you both work together. The only problem is you’re starting to have doubts. Maybe she doesn’t pay…

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How to Test Drive New Clients

When a potential client hires you, it’s easy to get excited. It’s fun to work with new people on different projects. But don’t let your enthusiasm get the best of you and blind you to possible problems. Smart virtual assistants look at the first few weeks of working with a new client as a test…

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Evaluating Potential Clients for Your Virtual Assistant Business

Once you’ve spent time working as a virtual assistant, you’ll get potential customers coming to you. This is exciting because you’ll spend less energy and time on marketing and more on simply serving your customers. But just because someone reaches out, you shouldn’t automatically accept them into your client roster. VAs should always take the…

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6 Tips for Breaking Up With a Bad Client

Tips for breaking up with a bad client

  Sometimes, you end up working with a bad client. That’s the way it is even if you did your research. Maybe you needed the money or you wanted the recognition of working with this person. Whatever your reasons, you know things have soured and you want out. Here’s how to do it while still…

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How to Spot Problem Clients Before They Become Yours

Problem clients are usually easy to spot once you’ve been working as a virtual assistant for several years, but when you’re first starting out it can be more difficult to steer clear of them. There are some warning signs to keep in mind that can serve as red flags for you. Here’s what to watch…

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