2 VA's & A MIC

2 VA's & A MIC

Do you need help with your online business? Virtual assistants can help with a wide range of online tasks, from social media marketing to customer service to website design. In this podcast, 2VA's N A Mic, you'll learn about the different types of virtual assistants and how to find the right one for your business with your hosts, Lovelee Brooks of Lovelee Occasions & Etc and Shaunta Harris of Shaunta's VA.


February 8, 2023 28 mins

Are you ready for your next big launch or campaign? Tune in to this episode today to hear from a certified launch manager.

In this episode we also discuss:

  • What is a launch manager?
  • What are examples of launches (or campaigns) in business?
  • What is the difference between a Launch Manager and an Online Business Manager?
  • Similarities between a Launch Manager and a Project Manager
  • Launch Metrics
  • Why your email list is...
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Do you have a privacy policy on your website? landing pages? If not, tune in to this episode with Shauntá and Lovelee to hear why you need to have them and sites you might want to avoid based on what's in their privacy policy. 👀👀

In this week's episodes, we discuss:

  • Landing Pages and Privacy Policies
  • Disclaimers
  • Why Privacy Policies and Disclaimers are important
  • Social Media examples of Privacy Policy 
  • Impa...
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October 26, 2022 37 mins

Do you have an welcome email sequence? a nurture sequence? a weekly or monthly newsletter? If you answered no, join us this week as we talk about all things email marketing and email sequences.

In this episode, we also discuss:

  • how to setup a welcome email sequence
  • how many emails to include your welcome sequence
  • how to setup your newsletter
  • freebie sequence tips
  • how to avoid being put into spam
  • the difference b...
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Have you ever heard about low content books? Want to learn how it can help you in your business? It's super easy!! Join us in the conversation. 

In this week's episode we discuss:

  • what is low content (or no content) books
  • how it can help you in your business
  • simple ways that you can put your brand on low content books
  • why you don't have to be a writer to create low content books
  • how long it takes to create a lo...
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Are you looking for a mentor in your Virtual Assistant business? Here are some tips to get you started if you're just starting out in business and if you need to stay within a certain budget.

In this episode, we also discuss: 

  • knowing your why
  • how I went from looking from a VA Buddy to a Mentor/Coach
  • why you should pay for a coach vs. trying to figure it all out on YouTube
  • the benefit of the follow-up
  • the benef...
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Strap into your seats for this week's episode! We go deep around what it means to truly hold your Virtual Assistant or team members accountable from both sides of the relationship. Hear several experts and business owners on this topic. Tune in now!

In this episode we also discuss:

  • setting expectations as a business owner
  • identifying the problem(s) that you are trying to solve in your business
  • why you need to know the...
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What do you think about the future of freelancing and the economy? Join us in these week's discussion as we share our thoughts and stats on freelancing and the future of the economy. 

We also discuss: 

  • where the current economy is
  • how this generation is different from older generations in relationship to technology and earning money
  • statistics on freelancing
  • the impact of the Great Resignation
  • AOL dialup...
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How do you charge your value? Do you know what that entails? Are you missing out on revenue by lowballing your prices? Be ready to take notes this week because it might be time for you to update your prices. 

In this episode, we also discuss:

  • what it means to charge your value
  • what you need to take into account when setting your prices
  • how you may be lowballing yourself
  • why you need to have confidence in your pri...
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In this week's episode we discuss how you can make the most of Clubhouse or other social media platforms that you can use for networking. We also discuss: 

  • services that we offer
  • connecting on social media platforms
  • networking
  • navigating Clubhouse
  • being intentional about how you use social platforms
  • recommended Clubhouse rooms
  • tips for how to follow-up with connections

This episode is sponsored by t...

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Ready to scale your business? Tune in to this week's episode to learn how you can scale your business with a virtual assistant. 

We also talk about: 

  • What business owners think Virtual Assistants Do
  • Other Tasks that Virtual Assistants Can Do
  • Independent Contractors
  • How You Can Use a Virtual Assistant to Leverage Your Business
  • Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant
  • Why VAs are the employees of the future
  • ...
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BOUNDARIES!! - Have them, set them, enforce them. Let's talk about the boundaries you set for your business and your clients. 

We also discuss: 

  • the difference between employee boundaries and entrepreneur boundaries
  • hours and availability
  • communication expectations
  • things to discuss on your Discovery and Kickoff Calls
  • respecting your own time
  • self love and self care as an entrepreneur
  • when clients test...
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It's time to get comfortable being uncomfortable. Tune in to this weeks tips on how to address that natural feeling of being uncomfortable when you are stepping into an unknown space. 

We also discuss the following:

  • why it's natural to feel uncomfortable
  • why you have to do it scared and nervous
  • why your business isn't growing
  • why we are our own worse critics
  • being more consistent on social media
  • reasons why you ...
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August 17, 2022 27 mins

If your systems/processes aren't automated in your business, you need to listen to this episode today. This week we discuss the following: 

  • Why you need automation in your business
  • The benefits of automation
  • Elimination, AUTOMATION, Delegation
  • Where you should automate first
  • Why you should have a CRM - Customer Relationship Management system
  • The CRM tool that we both recommend
  • Communication and Productivity To...
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Learn when it's the right time to delegate or outsource your tasks. In this episode we discuss the following: 

  • Eliminate, Automate, Delegate - and how often you should do it
  • Why outsourcing IS selfcare
  • How you are leaving money on the table
  • Pros to delegating
  • Benefits of being more self-aware as a business owner
  • Reasons why business owners hesitate to delegate
  • Red flags that let you know you need to delegate - RIG...
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When it comes to platforms where do you think you should promote your services? In this week's episode, we dive into that question and we get deep into some conversations around ideal clients as well as our mindsets around business. Tune in now. 

We also discuss the following:

  • Promoting where your ideal clients are
  • How to figure out where your ideal clients are
  • An example of ideal client discussion - Dadpreneurs
  • ...
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In this episode we discuss: 

  • places where you can find Virtual Assistant and remote jobs
  • tips and tricks for Upwork users
  • how you can repurpose one piece of content into multiple
  • understanding that creating content requires effort
  • suggestions for newer VAs on what can/should be repurposed first
  • testimonials - how to get some when you don't have clients
  • character testimonials
  • being specific and focusing on the ou...
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July 20, 2022 49 mins

In this week's episode we discuss the following:

  • 3 Ways/Categories that you can use to identify your ideal client
  • Shauntá's experience finding out who was not her ideal client
  • An intimate conversation with a Virtual Assistant on client boundaries
  • 3 Main Factors of Ideal Clients
  • 3 Strikes Your Out Method
  • Stair Step Method

This episode is sponsored by the Virtual Alliance Club that can be found on Clubhouse. Joi...

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This episode is all about how to start your Virtual Assistant business. Topics covered include:

  • what you need to start your virtual assistant business
  • legal steps to take to form your business
  • recommended book for entrepreneurs
  • about our Booked Out VA Bootcamp

Links mentioned: 

  • https://shaunta.club/shop/
  • Follow Lovelee Occasions & Etc for the next Booked Out VA Bootcamp dates

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Welcome to our podcast, 2 VA's and a Mic. We are your hosts, Shauntá Harris and Lovelee Brooks. In this episode, we share the details of how we met and how/why we started this podcast. 

Tune in to learn more:

  • about us
  • about our businesses
  • about our journey to becoming Virtual Assistants and our current roles
  • about our why
  • how we met
  • what we have in common

Thanks for listening to 2 VA's and a Mic. Shar...

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