Savvy System Ultimate Information
This is The Virtual Savvy’s signature Virtual Assistant program. The SavvySystem is a step-by-step blueprint for launching and growing your own profitable at-home business from scratch.
Imagine if this was your life
A MONTH FROM NOW…
- You’ve launched your own successful service-based business.
- You know exactly how to land paying clients.
- You have the freedom to work on your terms.
- You have all the tools, steps, and contracts needed to easily sign clients and protect yourself legally.
- You can spend more time with your family and live your dreams.
INTRODUCING THE SAVVYSYSTEM:
The step-by-step program for successfully launching your own Virtual Assistant business & landing paying clients—with no experience needed!
You could spend months researching how to start your own biz…
- What services should I offer?
- How do I set up a website?
- What legal responsibilities do I have?
- How do I package my services?
- What price should I be charging?
- How do I sign and negotiate contracts?
- Where do I find my first client?
- How do I develop a marketing plan?
but seriously…who has time for that?
A Step-By-Step Proven Method that Works!
It’s the same method I used to launch my Virtual Assistant business and replace my income WHILE on maternity leave. It’s the method I used to have 4 subcontractors working under me so I could make money while I was out playing with my kids.
No more confusion about what you should do.
No more frustration with researching for hours with no answers.
No more giving up and eating an entire plate of brownies in the corner by yourself in exhaustion.
I know you’re busy.
I know you want to launch your business FAST and start making money for you and your family. The most difficult part of running your own Virtual Assistant business is knowing how to START.
Here’s the good news.
I’ve successfully helped launch and grow Virtual Assistant businesses around the world, and I’ve developed my expertise into an easy-to-follow course.
- I’ve helped working moms quit their 9-to-5’s to stay home with their kids.
- I’ve helped men and women start working while traveling the world.
- And I’ve seen THOUSANDS of students finally believe in themselves and know they have something powerful to offer.
The SavvySystem began in mid-2016 and now over 4,500 students have used it to launch their own at-home business.
Here’s what you’ll learn
MODULE 1: WELCOME TO THE SAVVYSYSTEM
I know what it’s like to show up every day at a job you hate.
I know what it’s like to stay at home with the kids, but secretly wish you could be working from home too.
What if I told you that there is a way that you can make money from home, on your hours and on YOUR terms?
I’ll show you the basic structure of how to build your Virtual Assistant business from scratch with the “Launch From Scratch Blueprint.”
- SavvySystem Introduction
- Setting Expectations
- Getting the Most Out Of This Course
- Virtual Assistant Dictionary
- The VA Template Vault
MODULE 2: DISCOVER YOUR SKILLSET
You have something unique to offer. One of the most difficult parts of establishing your VA business is realizing that you have value to offer.
Yes – I’m talking to you.
Do you really believe that people will pay you $30, $40, even $60+ per hour for your unique skills?
In this module, we will break down your experience and discover what unique skills you have to offer as a Virtual Assistant. I’ll show you what marketable skills should be next on your list to develop.
- Let’s Talk Services
- 10 Ways You Can Offer Services Now
- To Niche or Not to Niche?
- Deciding on Your Services
- Mindset Minute
MODULE 3: PRICING AND PACKAGES
There are 1,000 different ways to package your services as a Virtual Assistant. Which way should you choose?
Should you charge by the hour? By the project? Will you work on a retainer? What the heck is working on a retainer, anyways?
We’ll work together to package and price your services in a way that is competitive to the market, suited for your skill-set, and structured to generate consistent monthly income.
- Mindset and Money
- Packaging Your Services
- Your Premium Package
- Pricing Your Packages
- Get Clients Now
MODULE 4: BRANDING ACADEMY
From the start of your business, you’ll want to develop a solid brand that will reflect your business.
What will you call yourself?
What colors will represent your biz?
Should you have a logo?
I’ll answer these questions and more as we work together to develop a solid and recognizable brand for your business.
- Discovering Your Brand Personality
- Intro to Canva
- Your Business Name
- Branding Elements
- Logo Creation
- Branding Board Creation
MODULE 5: PROCESSES AND ASSETS
Developing a system that is clear to you and your clients will help you streamline your processes and appear more professional.
During this module, we will develop a portfolio and onboarding system for your clients. We will discover what the best way is for you to interact and work through projects.
This is the true “meat and potatoes” of the business that you’re not going to find from reading countless, outdated blog posts!
Let’s systemize your VA Biz!
- Your Processes
- Your Facebook Page
- Proposal & Portfolio Creation
- Onboarding Your New Client
- Claim Your EIN
MODULE 6: PAYMENTS, INVOICING, AND TAXES (OH MY!)
Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems.
But not if you handle it well.
In this lesson, we will set up your bookkeeping method to decide what the best process is for you to invoice your clients and receive payments. We’ll also answer all your questions about paying taxes as an independent contractor.
- Let’s Talk Money, Baby!
- Dealing with Unpaid Invoices
- Let’s Talk Taxes
- Developing Your P&L Spreadsheet
MODULE 7: LEGALITIES
Let’s get your butt covered.
Legally, that is.
I want to make sure that you are covered in your contracts and know your legal rights as a Virtual Assistant. We’ll establish your contracts and answer your questions about negotiations and alterations to your contracts.
- Intro to Legalties
- Understanding Your Contract
- Live Outside of the USA?
- Choose Your Legal Entity
- State Requirements & Insurance
MODULE 8: MARKETING 101
One of the biggest hurdles you will cross in your Virtual Assistant business is landing your first client. It’s scary.
What will they think?
What questions will they ask?
Where do I even find my first client?
By the end of this lesson, you WILL have your first paying client. Guaranteed.
- Let’s Get Marketing
- Value First Marketing
- Organizing Your Leads
- Facing Objections
- Follow Up is Key
- Nail the Sale: Discovery Call Training
- Accessing Proposal Reviews
MODULE 9: THE ULTIMATE MARKETING PLAN
You’ve started marketing yourself using value first, but now what?? Follow these steps to find quality clients FAST!
- Personal Outreach Template
- Finding Jobs on Facbook
- Your Core Groups
- Marketing Research Meetings
- Local Networking Events
- Freelancing Websites
- Mastering LinkedIn
- Job Search Sites
- Craigslist for Clients
- Conferences and Live Events
- Instagram for Marketing
- High End Client Targeting
- Asking for Referrals
MODULE 10: WEB DEVELOPMENT 101
You don’t need to hire that fancy web designer just yet! We’ll give you the rundown on how to design a website that works for you and not the other way around.
- Your Website Options
- Website Core Components
- Purchasing and Linking Your Domain
- SqareSpace Your Site
- Submit Your Site
MODULE 11: THE VIRTUAL ASSISTANT LIFESTYLE
Congratulations! You’re officially building a thriving VA business! Now what?
Working as a Virtual Assistant has the potential to totally change your lifestyle and present some adventures along the way. In this module, I’ll be covering some of the challenges you’ll encounter and how to plan for success!
- You’re a VA! Now What?
- Dealing with Difficult Clients
- Asking for Testimonials
- It’s About Time
- Self Care and Balance
- Transitioning to Full Time
- How to Fire a Client
- Vacation and Planning Extended Leave
MODULE 12: RAISING YOUR PRICES
Once you’ve completed the SavvySystem, you’ll have a Virtual Assistant business that you can be proud of. You’ll be working on your own terms doing the work that you love to do.
We’ll set you up to have continued accountability and support in this final lesson, so you can continue to grow your business beyond the course.
- Choose Your Adventure (Where Will You Go From Here?)
- Your High End Service
- Transitioning to High End Services
- Overcoming Objections & Getting Paid what You’re Worth
MODULE 13: BUILDING A TEAM
You’ve built a successful VA business and you’re ready to SCALE! In this module, I’ll cover everything you need to know to make your FIRST hire and set systems in place for ultimate productivity!
- Intro to Outsourcing
- How to Start Subcontracting
- How to Hire the Perfect Team Member
- Project Management Platforms
- Workflows and SOPs
- Parting Ways With A Subcontractor
MODULE 14: WHAT’S NEXT?
- Your Journey Doesn’t End Here
- Scaling Your Agency Model
- Scaling as an Online Business Manager
- Scaling Your High End Service
- Scaling Through List Building
Abbey Ashley is the Founder of The Virtual Savvy, helping small business owners create, launch, and grow their businesses. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing in 2012 and turned around to earn her Master’s degree in Management & Organizational Leadership shortly after in 2013. In 2015, she her own virtual assistance business sold out her services within months of launching.
Knowing that she wanted to help others turn their passion into profit, she started The Virtual Savvy in 2016. With an entrepreneurial spirit herself, Abbey prides herself in helping small business owners on their path to success through online marketing efforts. This is what drove her to start “The Virtual Savvy”.
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