eBook Authors
Diana Ennen and Kelly Poelker

Diana Ennen and Kelly Poelker are the authors of Virtual Assistant - The Series, 1st and 2nd Editions, Bizy's Guide to Starting Your Own Virtual Assistant Business, and the Bizymoms Cookbook. Diana is also the author of Success From Home: The Word Publishing Business (published by Adams-Blake Publishing), Words From Home: How To Start and Operate a
Home-Based Word Processing Business
and Virtual Assistant Solution Pack. With a combined history of working at home of over 20 years, these two women have contributed to the success of many word processors and virtual assistants alike. Additionally, they have been included in a
number of books, articles, and interviews by Mompreneurs®, Jan Melnik, Liz Folger, Woman's World, Home Office Computing, USA Today, Priscilla Y. Huff, Entrepreneur Magazine, HOMEBusiness Journal, MomsTown.com Talk Radio and many others.

Both are active in the virtual assistant community not only as business owners but as mentors, message board managers and chat hosts. Together they remain on top of the latest developments in the virtual assistant (VA) industry.

Diana Ennen has been in the forefront of the work-at-home word processor and virtual assisting world since opening her practice, Ennen's Computer Services, in 1985. Kelly Poelker, a leader in the VA industry and co-host of the annual VA Conference, has been operating a successful
virtual assistant practice, Another 8 Hours, Inc., since early 2000.

Home page of Diana Ennen and Kelly Poelker: http://www.VA-TheSeries.com 

Virtual Assistant - The Series: Become a Highly Successful, Sought After VA
genre: Business and Finance: virtual assistant
Virtual Assistant - The Series is a complete reference guide to starting a successful and PROFITABLE virtual assistant business. We cover all the business nuts and bolts including business and financial planning, pricing your services, billing, and setting up your business. Plus it offers information on creating your web site, daily operational procedures and most importantly, how and where to find clients. Still working full time? We'll show you how to ease into your practice while working full-time AND continue to care for your family. 

Along with our personal experiences, we've also included recommendations from virtual assistants across the land. These are the real pros that are now running successful businesses. You will find their suggestions in the "In Their Own Words" section at the end of each chapter and featured throughout the book. This will enable you to see how others are making their businesses successful and provide you with a blueprint on how to do the same with yours. 

Cited as the “bible” for the VA industry, Up Close and Virtual is currently used as training material for VA courses including being the primary textbook for Red Deer College’s VA Certification Program (in Canada) and required reading for students of Virtual Assistance U, an online training center for virtual professionals. It truly leaves no stone overturned and is a must for anyone wanting to start this type of business.

electronic version
Another 8 Hours Publishing, 2004, ISBN: 0-9742790-6-4
paperback version
Another 8 Hours Publishing, 2004, ISBN: 0-9742790-5-6

This ebook is available for purchase by libraries through Follett: TitleWave and TitleTales.

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