- spending time networking amongst people you know personally offline
- spending time networking online amongst your peers but also in business groups where potential clients hang out
- making sure you have an online presence that people can view to show you are in business, i.e. LinkedIn Profile, Facebook Page, website or perhaps an about.me page – or something.
- you don’t have to have a registered business name but there’s nothing to say you can’t get a domain with your own name, for email, even if you don’t have a website yet.
Kathie is the owner of VA Directory and is former past President of the Australian VA Association. She founded the Virtual Assistant industry in Australia in the mid 90s, having already been operating a home-based secretarial service. Today the VA industry covers a multitude of office-based services for clients worldwide.