JigsawBox Tip: Get Yourself A JigsawBox VA

When it in comes to technology we all have our blind spots or inadequacies, but it’s nothing to be ashamed of.  Bill Gates we are not!

However you can do something about it, rather than get confused or frustrated. How would you feel about working with someone who knows exactly what buttons to press? They can organise the layout for programs, format them and get you up and running quicker than you can say ‘super-cala-fragilistic-expialidocious’.

Simple when you know how and we have a solution for you, it’s the guys over at Contemporary VA who works with JigsawBox in providing you with the best VA’s for your JigsawBox needs.

What’s really exciting is that Contemporary VA now has specially designed packages for Coaches to help you create and launch your programs.  What’s even better is the VA that CVA (Contemporary VA) provides is specially trained in the art of JigsawBox, so your VA will be able to hit the ground running! And you will be too!

So here are the packages available to you via Contemporary VA’s website:

JigsawBox Silver:

Are you new to JigsawBox? Are you a Coach just getting starting with your online business? Then the JigsawBox Silver Package is for you! Your VA will assist you with setting up your JigsawBox account, uploading your content, creating your first modules, designing a look and feel for your package, setting up your payment options, and making sure everything works the way it should.

JigsawBox Gold:

Have you set-up your JigsawBox and haven’t created your first package yet? Or…do you want to use a shopping cart to take payment and need help setting up your products? The JigsawBox Gold Package provides you with everything the Silver Package does, plus; setting up JigsawBox products and autoresponder in your online shopping cart (1Shoppingcart, Infusionsoft, etc.), creation of a sales page on your website, scheduling your promotional emails and writing and scheduling tweets and Facebook posts to promote your launch

JigsawBox Platinum:

For those Coaches who are ready for the ultimate success and want their launch to go off without a hitch, this package is designed for you. In addition to the services offered in the JigsawBox Silver and Gold packages, we will write the copy for your sales and thank you pages for your website, promotional emails, and help you set-up a teleseminar! Let CVA do all the work while you focus on building your business and finalizing your coaching program.”

(These package descriptions were taken from here 26/10/2012)

So if you want to get some help with your JigsawBox, then get in touch with CVA ASAP and find the right package for you.

We do hope you find the right VA and even if you decide not to we are always available in Support to answer any queries or questions you might have. Never be afraid to ask please do contact us at support@jigsawbox.com.

And remember to have fun!

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JigsawBox Tip: Getting Yourself A JigsawBox VA

We know not everyone out there is a tech whiz.  In fact, we know many of our users are complete technophobes.

But what if you are a complete I’m-not-sure-where-the-delete-button-is-on-my-keyboard type of person?  Or, what if you want to spend all of your time doing the things you love like creating new ideas and content, and you would actually like someone else to do all that techie stuff for you.

Well, we have a solution at Contemporary VA.  The guys over at Contemporary VA and JigsawBox have joined forces! Trying to learn what systems to put in place and deciding what technology to use, when to use it and how to use it can be a little overwhelming at times.

Contemporary VA now has specially designed packages for Coaches to help you create and launch your programs.  What’s even better is the VA that CVA (Contamporary VA) provides is specially trained in the art of JigsawBox, so your VA will be able to hit the ground running!

These are the packages that are available on Contemporary VA’s website:

JigsawBox Silver:

Are you new to JigsawBox? Are you a Coach just getting starting with your online business? Then the JigsawBox Silver Package is for you! Your VA will assist you with setting up your JigsawBox account, uploading your content, creating your first modules, designing a look and feel for your package, setting up your payment options, and making sure everything works they way it should.

JigsawBox Gold:

Have you set-up your JigsawBox and haven’t created your first package yet? Or…do you want to use a shopping cart to take payment and need help setting up your products? The JigsawBox Gold Package provides you with everything the Silver Package does, plus; setting up JigsawBox products and autoresponder in your online shopping cart (1Shoppingcart, Infusionsoft, etc.), creation of a sales page on your website, scheduling your promotional emails and writing and scheduling tweets and Facebook posts to promote your launch

JigsawBox Platinum:

For those Coaches who are ready for the ultimate success and want their launch to go off without a hitch, this package is designed for you. In addition to the services offered in the JigsawBox Silver and Gold packages, we will write the copy for your sales and thank you pages for your website, promotional emails, and help you set-up a teleseminar! Let CVA do all the work while you focus on building your business and finalizing your coaching program.”

(These package descriptions were taken from here 26/10/2012)

So if you want to offload some of the work, then get in touch with CVA ASAP and find the right package for you.

As always, if you have any questions or queries, please do contact us at support@jigsawbox.com.

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Five Things to Consider When Hiring a VA

Hiring a VA is an important decision for you and your business.  If you hire the right VA they can become a true business partner and help you grow your business.  A simply Google search is not enough to find that perfect fit.  How do you know what you to look for?  Here are my five items to consider before hiring a VA:

1.)    What skills do you need?  Do you need someone to help you with your website, social media, web analytics?  Or perhaps you need an expert with shopping cart knowledge and strong writing skills?  Maybe you are looking for a bookkeeper?  Knowing in advance of the skills you need will ensure you find a VA who can best help you.

2.)    Work Ethic/Professionalism:  What type of training does your VA have?  How long have they been in the VA business?  What software programs do they know?  Make sure to qualify your VA candidates and having a conversation to ensure they have the same business philosophy you do is also helpful.

3.)    Recommendations: Ask people in a similar business or industry as you who you know work with a VA for recommendations.  Often you will find that your colleagues have great VA’s working behind the scenes and you didn’t even realize it!  This is exactly the type of VA you want!

4.)    Availability & Management: What hours is your VA available?  Do they have a back-up?  What happens if your VA becomes ill? How about problems, is there someone you can speak with if you are not satisfied with the work your VA is doing?  You don’t want to spend time managing a VA or worrying about what to do if they aren’t available, so sourcing a company who has back-up plans in place is a great idea to ensure your business runs smoothly.

5.)    Budget:  I put this last for a reason, yes you do need to have a budget to hire a VA, BUT…if you hire someone matching the four items above, budget should be the final consideration.  The goal of hiring a VA is to take items off your plate so your focus can be solely on revenue generating tasks.  Think about budget, keeping in mind the savings you obtain by not hiring a direct employee (vacation time, benefits, taxes) and also think how much more your business can grow by having a right-hand person to do all the administrative work for you.

What are your golden rules for a VA?  Let us know below what you did to ensure your VA was the right for you and let’s build this list together.

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NicolaFive Things to Consider When Hiring a VA

Five Things to Consider When Hiring a VA

Hiring a VA is an important decision for you and your business.  If you hire the right VA they can become a true business partner and help you grow your business.  A simply Google search is not enough to find that perfect fit.  How do you know what you to look for?  Here are my five items to consider before hiring a VA:

1.)    What skills do you need?  Do you need someone to help you with your website, social media, web analytics?  Or perhaps you need an expert with shopping cart knowledge and strong writing skills?  Maybe you are looking for a bookkeeper?  Knowing in advance of the skills you need will ensure you find a VA who can best help you.

2.)    Work Ethic/Professionalism:  What type of training does your VA have?  How long have they been in the VA business?  What software programs do they know?  Make sure to qualify your VA candidates and having a conversation to ensure they have the same business philosophy you do is also helpful.

3.)    Recommendations: Ask people in a similar business or industry as you who you know work with a VA for recommendations.  Often you will find that your colleagues have great VA’s working behind the scenes and you didn’t even realize it!  This is exactly the type of VA you want!

4.)    Availability & Management: What hours is your VA available?  Do they have a back-up?  What happens if your VA becomes ill? How about problems, is there someone you can speak with if you are not satisfied with the work your VA is doing?  You don’t want to spend time managing a VA or worrying about what to do if they aren’t available, so sourcing a company who has back-up plans in place is a great idea to ensure your business runs smoothly.

5.)    Budget:  I put this last for a reason, yes you do need to have a budget to hire a VA, BUT…if you hire someone matching the four items above, budget should be the final consideration.  The goal of hiring a VA is to take items off your plate so your focus can be solely on revenue generating tasks.  Think about budget, keeping in mind the savings you obtain by not hiring a direct employee (vacation time, benefits, taxes) and also think how much more your business can grow by having a right-hand person to do all the administrative work for you.

What are your golden rules for a VA?  Let us know below what you did to ensure your VA was the right for you and let’s build this list together.

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