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What to Do if a Virtual Assistant Ghosts You

When working with a virtual assistant, you are delegating tasks to free up your time and carry on your business day without any worries. However, what if your VA ghosts… Read more »

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Cracking the Code: How to Choose the Right Virtual Assistant Agency

We get it: you’re stressed beyond belief, drowning in an inbox with 3,000 emails, double-booking yourself left and right. Welcome to the life of a small business owner, yeah? Then… Read more »

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 »

What It’s Like to Recruit Virtual Assistants During the Great Resignation

What’s it like to recruit for flexible, remote jobs during the great resignation? Busy. Busy as in we’ve added extra steps to our hiring process to weed out applicants early… Read more »

3 Tips for Managing the Unexpected | JOYFully BadAss Business Academy™

“Life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” – John Lennon 

Personal Assistant Tasks to Delegate to Your Virtual Assistant

Many of our clients at Trusty Oak delegate professional and business-related tasks to their virtual assistants – from invoicing and payroll assistance to marketing support. But our virtual assistants also… Read more »

Virtual Assistants for Photographers: 5 Tasks to Delegate

Here at Trusty Oak, we have well over a hundred active clients and are equipped to serve in a truly diverse variety of industries, but photographers make up a significant… Read more »

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Our 10 Favorite Apps and Tools for Virtual Assistants

We’ve all found ourselves overwhelmed with work before– especially when it’s remote. It’s so easy to lose track of all the deadlines, meetings, and emails. Thankfully, we live in a… Read more »

Virtual Assistants: 3 Tips for Your Kick-Off with a New Client

If you’re anything like me then, you weren’t always a virtual assistant. You were working not from home in a completely different industry (maybe something more customer service-related), and the… 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 »