Monthly Archives: September 2018

Virtual Assistant Success Story

Lessons Learned from a 20-Year Virtual Assistant Veteran

Recently I had the great opportunity to interview one of our students and a long-time Virtual Assistant Professional, Kathie Thomas! Kathie started her Virtual Assistant business 24 years ago (even before the start of Windows 95 and Google). In this very interesting video interview, she shares some valuable insights into how she created a very successful and long-term VA business!

Take a few minutes to watch this very impactful interview!


Join Kathie and others in our September 2018 intake of VAClassroom University. Check out all the details here.


Interview Highlights:

1:10 – How Kathie launched her VA business and what she is doing today

9:07 – How Kathie’s business evolved with the growth of new technology

13:37 – Great advice for New VAs trying to discover their niche

16:09 – Kathie’s business lesson she learned from her Grandmother

16:58 – Why a 20-year VA Veteran decided to enroll at VAClassroom University

20:21 – Winning strategies for finding your first client

26:06 – The current landscape of the VA industry today