HOtSkillsVA I have been a part of the Hot Skills VA training sessions since March.  It’s been a huge eye-opener for me and has helped me learn how to become an E-commerce Specialist, using Wishlist for WordPress to create a membership site, and becoming an Online Business Manager.  Throughout the weekly class sessions, I’ve learned to transition from working corporate to virtually, and how important it is to have a marketing mindset towards my business and of my client’s.  I learned about having a Pink Spoon Marketing tool to give away as a way to encourage people to sign up for teleseminars, webinars, and build lists for future announcements of products and services and for establishing relationships with people.

Tina Forsyth and Cindy Greenway coaching style are truly inspirational.  Taking their online classes (now self – directed) have contributed to the building of my business model and mission.  I encourage anyone  interested in building a Virtual Assistant practice to enroll in their online classes.  They now have self study programs which enables you to take these classes at your own convenience.

They are currently running a summer savings on self study specialist programs in:

  • Website and Blog Specialist
  • Podcasting and Video Specialist
  • Membership Specialist (using Wishlist for WordPress)

Business Building Self Study Programs in

  • 3 Clients in 30 Days Challenge
  • Managing Mulitple Clients

They are starting a Certified E-Commerce VA Specialist on September 21 and Certified Online Business Manager in February 2010.

All the above mentioned classes are discounted until August 31, 2009.

anabook The Fun Part!   “VA’s Do It On Their Laptops”  products are available and are great give-aways at meetings.   I couldn’t resist purchasing a few items .