The Trusty Oak Blog

The Big List of Frequently Asked Virtual Assistant Questions, Answered

If you are new to the virtual assistant world, you are not alone! Whether you’re looking into a career as a VA or wanting to hire a VA, it’s definitely a new… Read more »

Your Guide to a Monthly Marketing Plan With Your Virtual Assistant

At Trusty Oak, marketing services are one of the most requested areas where clients ask for support. Therefore, we have virtual assistants versed in content creation, social media marketing, email marketing, website content strategy,… Read more »

Roadblocks That Keep Us From Achieving Our Goals

Kristin Burke’s mission is to help others maximize their potential and achieve their definitions of success. As a goal achievement coach, Kristin collaborates with women, entrepreneurs and leaders to accomplish breakout… Read more »

Trusty Oak By the Numbers: Celebrating 6 Years in Business

It’s one thing to simply connect entrepreneurs with freelancers. That’s the basics of what we do here at Trusty Oak, and have been doing now for six years. But our… Read more »

Trusty Oak Named “Freelancer Hiring Platform of the Year” in 2021 RemoteTech Breakthrough Awards Program

Annual Awards Program Recognizes Innovation in the Global Remote Technology Industry. 

Amber Gray

Amber Gray Named Austin Business Woman of the Year

I am absolutely beside myself and happy to share that I was named Austin Business Woman of the Year 2021! I am so grateful to all of you that nominated… Read more »

Trusty Oak Celebrates 4 Years in Business: Get a Peek Inside

The Seed Was Planted In 2015, CEO and Founder Amber Gray took the leap and started a US-based virtual assistant firm. Her goal was to support ambitious people in pursuit… Read more »

4 Ways Virtual Assistants Can Help Turn Your Side Hustle Full-Time

Do you have a dream you work on after quitting time every day? If you’re working a side hustle and a full-time job, you’re not alone. The internet has made… Read more »

News: Trusty Oak Celebrates 3 Years in Business!

Another year has passed for Trusty Oak, and we are amazed at the growth we have seen and the fun we’ve had.

3 Growth-Driving Virtual Assistant Services for Financial Firms

As the entrepreneur at the head of a financial services firm, you’re used to wearing many hats. On any given day, you may serve as a customer service representative, a… Read more »

Visiting Boise: Leadership Lessons From the Field

Last week, I had the opportunity to visit our five virtual assistants in Boise, Idaho and not only did I come home with a heart so full, I also took… Read more »

4 Important Ways Effective Leaders Communicate

To be a leader is a wonderful privilege, but it also comes with much responsibility, both to yourself and to your team. Learning how to communicate effectively is something we… Read more »