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What Do 8 Amazing Virtual Assistants Have in Common?

question markWhy did I choose the number 8 you ask?

I was inspired by a secret tip directly from Chris Brogan. Chris says, posts with numbers seem to work – especially weird or odd numbers. 27 is odd. Of course Chris didn’t directly tell me this tip however, he did post an inspiring article titled, “27 blogging secrets to power your community“. It’s really good you must read it!

Since a large part of my community are virtual assistants and of course my clients I wanted to point the spotlight on 8 amazing virtual assistants and take a look at what they all have in common. I enjoy following these VAs and have most of them captured in my Google Reader (thanks Google!) which makes it easy for me to keep up to date on their accomplishments and developments.

Are you ready?

8 Amazing Virtual Assistants:

  • Barbara Lang
  • Dawn Goldberg
  • Erin Blaskie
  • Kathy M Thomas
  • Michelle Jamison
  • Pam Ivey
  • Sharon Williams
  • Tawnya Sutherland

If you are a seasoned virtual assistant who converses online then you will most likely see where I am heading with this. Perhaps you are someone who is looking for a virtual assistant or even someone who is aspiring to be a virtual assistant. Regardless of your situation, the main ingredient that I feel these 8 amazing virtual assistants have in common is:

Each and every one of them have taken action to move the virtual assistance industry forward and inevitably pave the way for the future growth of this industry period.

It would take me a long time to write about all of their individual accomplishments (and a lot of accomplishments there are) so instead, I will provide a link to a few places where you can learn all about them just as I have.

Barbara Lang, Virtually Anything Administrative Services, Forum on Virtual Assistance, twitter.com/input2outputh
Dawn Goldberg, Virtual Angel, Blog, Write Well University, twitter.com/dawngoldberg
Erin Blaskie, Business Services ETC, The VA Coach, VA Training Club, twitter.com/ErinBlaskie
Kathie M Thomas, A Clyaton’s Secretary, Worth More Than Rubies, twitter.com/kathiemt
Michelle Jamison, MJVA, The VA Voice, twitter.com/mjva
Pam Ivey, My Creative Assistant, Visual Persuasions Canada, CVANtwitter.com/pamivey
Sharon Williams, The 24 Hour Secretary, Blog, OIVAC, Alliance for Virtual Businesses
Tawnya Sutherland, MediaMage Business Solutions, VAnetworking.com, Partnering With a Virtual Assistanttwitter.com/VAnetworking

There are thousands of multi talented and successful Virtual Assistants around the entire globe.  Help grow this list and let me know who you think is an amazing virtual assistant…

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Comments

  1. I would like to add Heather Villa, founder of IAC Professionals, to this list. I have been a part of IAC Professionals for eight months now and have seen Heather transform myself and my co-workers into a great TEAM of VAs. Thanks Heather!!

  2. Thanks Jessica!

    This is exactly what I was hoping for, to build a long list of amazing VAs!

    To learn more about Jessica follow her on twitter http://twitter.com/IAC_Jessica.

    To learn more about Heather follow her on twitter too http://twitter.com/IAC_Heather.

  3. What a great list, and I was amazed but I knew of every name too! The reason I had heard of every name can be traced back to my membership with http://www.VAnetworking.com, Tawnya Sutherland’s VA organization.
    VAnetworking is referred to as one of the world’s largest online VA forums and I believe it!

  4. I agree Kathy, VAnetworking is huge!

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