Learn from industry leaders
Each month in The Support Squad Membership Community, we feature a new training from a leader in the online service-based industry.
Plus you will get instant access to ALL of these past trainings (& the interactive workbooks) as soon as you enroll!
Training: How to Increase Your VA Rate and Get More Clients by Learning Kartra
Jessica is a former 3rd grade teacher who started as a social media manager and general VA in 2019 but quickly found her love of all things tech.
She got started with Kartra by working with a client who used the platform and immediately became interested in the marketing and funnel capabilities. She's worked with many clients over a year, helping with sales page & web design, platform migrations, membership/course set ups, email marketing, funnel creation, and more.
She has a strong desire to teach virtual assistants how to use Kartra too so they can grow their business and make more money by specializing in this high-level service.
Connect with Jessica: Website | Facebook | Instagram I FREE Gift: Tech VA Guide
Training: Your Path to a 6-Figure Virtual Assistant Business
After finding the courage to say "bye-bye" to her corporate marketing career, Kathy Goughenour built a 6-figure virtual assistant business from her tiny house in the middle of a forest.
Today, she teaches professional women how to create their own work-at-home VA businesses so they can enjoy the freedom, flexibility, and financial security they desire and deserve.
Kathy also offers VA Matchmaking sessions to business owners interested in working with Expert VAs®️ and Virtual Experts®️. Kathy and her Expert VA®️ and Virtual Expert®️ Training program have been featured in Forbes, The Huffington Post, Good Housekeeping, All You, and The Wealthy Freelancer.
Connect with Kathy: Facebook | LinkedIn | Instagram | Twitter | YouTube | Website
Training: What to Do BEFORE You Start Marketing on Pintrest as a Service Pro
Presh Rodgers is a Pinterest Marketing Expert & Ads Specialist (or Pinterest Badass for short) and she helps online coaches, service providers, & content creators pimp Pinterest to get more eyes on their content, grow their email list with action takers and overall skyrocket their visibility with and without ads. When she's not giving out high energy, good laughs or sunshine vibes, you can find her sipping her favorite drink of the day, dancing around for fun or watching her latest Netflix binge.
Connect with Presh: Website | Instagram | Pinterest | Facebook
Tracy Lynn Morgan
Training: Getting Your Goals Into Your Day
Tracy Morgan is a mama of two boys, a Productivity Consultant and Behavior Change Coach.
By nature, she is an essentialist, a change maker and productivity obsessed. She is the founder of Tracy Lynn Morgan.com, an on-line business consulting company focused on helping service-based biz moms build a profitable biz around the lifestyle they love.
Using her 14+ years of process improvement and productivity expertise, she now helps mom entrepreneurs scale-up their biz while scaling-back their hours.
She created her signature framework, "Profit Builder Blueprint" and her consulting program that helps mom entrepreneurs streamline their biz systems and level up their productivity so they can finally step into the freedom lifestyle they deserve... and always have time for the things that matter most.
Connect with Tracy: Website | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn | FREE Profit Builder Blueprint
Training: Your Personal Brand Liberation
Trish Taylor is a stylist and a brand embodiment coach who is committed to helping heart-centered, online entrepreneurs align their outside with their inside so they can create magnetizing content and feel worthy of their expertise. She leverages her unique experiences as a celebrity stylist and counselor to empower and equip purpose-driven entrepreneurs and mindful course creators with the mindset shifts AND stylish tools (think: a be-YOU-tiful- bomber!) they need to step into the most confident version of themselves.
Connect with Trish: Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube | Pinterest
Training: How to Make $5k/mo as a Freelance Writer Without Working 40 Hours Per Week
I am a freelance writing coach helping aspiring writers learn how to launch a writing business making a full-time income while working part-time hours.
I launched my writing business while working as an elementary school teacher, and within 6 months I was able to replace my full-time salary and resign from my job. Now, I homeschool my 6-year old daughter and work no more than 25 hours per week writing for clients.
As a freelance writer who has written for online publications that get over 12M readers per month, a New York Time’s Best Selling Author, over 20 credit unions and banks and countless go-to industry experts, I have first hand knowledge of how to book the high paying clients that help you work less hours and make more money.
Currently, I support aspiring freelance writers who want to do the same.
Connect with Quiana: Website | Instagram | Cold Pitch Strategy Case Study
Dr. Megan Fisk
Training: Unlock Your Core Message: Branding that starts with you!
Dr. Megan Fisk is on a mission to elevate soul-led entrepreneurs' voices in communities throughout the world, so they can inspire more clients through their services and courses.
Primarily, she works with established coaches, teachers and healers to use public speaking as their main attraction marketing strategy by consistently going live, speaking on podcasts, and being part of summits.
As a gemini with a PhD in Communication, she uses her 10 years of experience as a college professor and her intuition to demystify the speech crafting process for her clients so they can build confidence, motivate audiences of all sizes with their message, and earn more revenue.
Connect with Megan: Website | Instagram | Facebook
Training: Strategic Planning for Success
Alexis Fortier is an online business manager and systems strategist who helps online coaches and service-based entrepreneurs optimize their systems and manage their time so they can make bank and scale their empire with ease. Alexis loves helping passionate, heart-centered entrepreneurs design the business of their dreams while maintaining their freedom and sanity in the process!
Connect with Alexis: Website | Instagram | Free Guide to Defining Your Mission, Vision, Values
Training: Absolute Marketing: How to Create 1 Year of Marketing Content in 5 Days
Elizabeth Pampalone is an International Speaker, Successful Entrepreneur, and Expert Marketer with over 20 years of experience.
Her innovative approach helps overwhelmed business owners and burnt out nonprofit directors to achieve success and freedom through the power of Absolute Marketing™.
Connect with Elizabeth: Website | Absolute Marketing - Free Courses
Training: Streamline & Scale Your Virtual Assistant Business with SOPs
Sharon Nissen is a virtual assistant for life coaches and a virtual assistant mentor. As a virtual assistant, she helps soulful female entrepreneurs streamline their content creation and build back-end systems that increase their profitability and impact.
She created The Support Squad, a weekly podcast and membership community, to support virtual assistants in all stages of business building. She believes that through the power of continued training and community, virtual assistants can build businesses that are more nourishing than draining.
Connect with Sharon: Instagram | Facebook | Website
Training: Facebook in a Nutshell: Understand the Algorithm and Create Content That Will Reach Your Audience
Minessa Konecky is a business coach and social strategist. She’s a writer, speaker, creator of the Social Strategy Squad, and Renovate Your Facebook program. She spent the last several years helping female entrepreneurs successfully integrate business into their lives without letting it take over entirely. Her mission is to empower businesswomen to design and live the life they want to right now by using an effective blend of mindfulness, neuropsychology, social media know-how, and a f**kton of 80s and 90s pop culture analogies.
Connect with Minessa: Instagram | Facebook | Website | FREE GIFT: Hustle Proof Your Business
Layne Lyons, JD
Training: How to Protect Your Virtual Assistant Business with Contracts that Elevate Your Brand.
Layne Lyons, J.D. is a lawyer and legal expert for women entrepreneurs looking to grow and expand their business and enjoy peace of mind knowing they are legally protected. Her 25 years as a Duke Law School educated lawyer gave her the experience to create the Legal Umbrella Method™ which simplifies legal protections and makes an often intimidating topic approachable and easy to understand.
Unlike many lawyers, Layne uses plain English in all the contracts she creates for clients. She is always ready with real-life examples and humorous analogies to help her clients follow all the legal concepts.
Layne speaks on stages across the country, empowering women to level up their business, own their voice and live big.
Connect with Layne: Website | Book a Free Call | Facebook | Protect Your Biz Legal Checklist
Training: Master Your Message: Using Storytelling to Highlight Your Signature Offer
Tiffany Lewis is the owner of Propel Virtual Solutions. Tiffany is a Content Strategist and Conversion Copywriter, who helps female coaches build relationships and increase sales through website, email sequence, sales page, and of course - content and copywriting.
Tiffany knows that when high demand female entrepreneurs have the right words to elevate their voice and articulate their message, they can empower more women. With a background in Communications, PR, and Education, Tiffany understands the value of being a strategic partner and making the client’s dreams a reality.
Connect with Tiffany: Website | Instagram | Facebook | LinkedIn
Training: Networking 101- How to Meet New People Every Day (Without Cold Messaging!)
Ryann Dowdy a sales coach that helps brand new, B2B service providers make money doing what they love - by mastering their sales conversations and their sales mindset.
She supports ambitious, smart, motivated, female entrepreneurs as they work towards their business goals. She believes that mastering basic sales skills is the key to greatly increasing the number of clients you work with, reaching your income goals, and living the life you imagined when you started your business.
Connect with Ryann: Facebook Group | Instagram | 5-Step System for Getting Clients
Training: Integrating Dubsado Into Your Virtual Assistant Business
Amanda Bellamy is a Systems OBM who is passionate about helping coaches and creatives scale their businesses by managing their back-end systems and projects. Her favourite part of being a done-for-you service provider is supporting women (the change-makers) who are working to create a life by their own design! When she’s not working, you can find her either in the gym or hanging out in nature with her husband and two daughters.
Connect with Amanda: Instagram | Website | FREE Dubsado Setup Guide
Training: How to Develop a Signature Service for Your Virtual Assistant Business
Tasha Booth began her journey in the online business space five years ago as a virtual assistant when she decided she was tired of living an ‘ordinary’ life on someone else’s terms. As her business grew, so did her commitment to helping others figure out how to make the life they craved a reality.
Now, whether she’s leading her team of 18 to support established coaches and course creators as the Founder and CEO of The Launch Guild agency, coaching virtual support professionals as they start and scale their own business, or hosting the ‘How She Did That’ podcast for VAs, OBMs, and project managers, Tasha is always helping other entrepreneurs live more fully in their zone of genius.
Connect with Tasha: The Launch Guild | Facebook | Instagram
Training: How to Create a Financial Dashboard for Your Business
Danielle Hayden is a reformed corporate CFO (chief financial officer) who is on a mission to help rule-breaking female entrepreneurs understand their numbers so they can gain the confidence needed to create sustainable profits.
After spending 10+ years in the boardroom as a corporate finance officer, Danielle is now in her sweet spot as the co-owner of Kickstart Accounting, Inc. where she helps business owners with bookkeeping, financial analysis, and education and as the author of the Profit Planner book series.
When Danielle isn’t crunching numbers on her clients’ behalf or crafting the next iteration of the Profit Planner, you can find her hanging with her two kids as she inspires them to lead their fullest lives or doing any, and almost every fitness-related activity ranging from Spartan races to pilates.
Connect with Danielle: Website | Facebook | Instagram
Financial Goal Setting Worksheet: This financial planning tool will help your listeners build a strong foundation for success through goal setting, planning, and financial education.
Access the financial goal setting worksheet here.
Training: Creating a Captivating and Adaptable Personal Brand
Amanda Kolbye is an international business coach for service-based entrepreneurs and coaches. She helps entrepreneurs scale their online businesses by establishing a personal brand and utilizing social media marketing. Amanda has 3+ years of professional sales and marketing experience. She specializes in marketing, Instagram, launching and sales. She also travels around the world full time and connects with and supports many other digital nomads who are living the laptop lifestyle.
Connect with Amanda:
WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK
Training: How to Create a High-Converting Welcome Email Sequence
Dani is a Marketing Coach and Email Marketing Consultant for online coaches and service-based providers. She has been building email marketing and sales funnels for various companies for the last five years. Dani is passionate about helping online entrepreneurs simplify their marketing and sales strategy for maximum profit. When not working, you can find her watching Food Network, playing with her dog, Bruce, or binging a show on Netflix.
Connect with Dani:
Email Marketing Launch Vault | Instagram | Website
Training: Branding & Website Basics for Virtual Assistants
Marina is a Graphic + Web Designer & Biz Coach. She is passionate about creating beautiful brands and websites and helping VAs start their own web design business so that they can scale their VA biz and get booked out consistently.
Marina’s own journey is a testament to what she teaches - she went from being a VA and having only one client to getting booked out consistently within 3 months as a Graphic + Web Designer.
As a practicing web designer herself, Marina believes that anyone who enjoys a good challenge, is not easily frustrated and loves problem-solving can be a web designer with the right training and strategies to create a web design business that brings $3k+ months.
Connect with Marina:
WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | 90-MINUTE INTENSIVES
Training: How & Why to Connect with Your Local Market on LinkedIn
As a social media VA turned Facebook ad and sales funnel strategist, Brandi Mowles has grown her income from $0 to 6-figures in just 10 months.
In addition to running the service-based portion of her business, Brandi also helps other service-based businesses scale to 5-figure months so they can enjoy the same financial and life-freedom that she has.
When she isn't creating a killer Facebook ad or teaching other service-based businesses how to scale, you can find Brandi hanging out with her husband and 14-month old daughter.
Connect with Brandi:
LINKEDIN | INSTAGRAM | FREE LINKEDIN OPTIMIZATION TRAINING
Training: Using Instagram Stories to Attract High-Profile Clients
As a business strategist, Jessa empowers others like herself- wealth-building, purpose-driven womeneurs who mean business.
Her passion is designing insightful and intentional strategy for her clients’ businesses and social platforms. On top of running her business and single-parenting, her education continues through Kennesaw State University while she pursues a BBA in Information Security.
When she is not strategizing and helping others build their empires, Jessa enjoys spending time with her son outdoors, learning new things, and enjoying the best margaritas the city has to offer.
Connect with Jessa:
INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK | WEBSITE
Training: How to Create Balance in Your Life + Biz
Jenna Daykin is a systems strategist and brand manager who helps travel professionals and specialized creatives gain back freedom in their businesses through systems implementation and task management. She believes wherever you are, you should be all there - life, business, and everything in between.
You can find her working through her to-do list at a cozy coffee shop, getting lost in the streets of a quaint city, or spending a quiet night in with her husband and two sweet pups.
Connect with Jenna:
WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM
Peggy Re James
Training: Using Social Media to Build Relationships & Sell Your VA Services
Peggy Re James is a Business Coach for Virtual Assistants. She is passionate about helping Virtual Assistants scale their businesses by giving them both the foundation they need, as well as proven marketing strategies to help propel them quickly to a full-time income.
Peggy firmly believes that hard work combined with the right strategies can lead VA’s to $5k plus months. As a practicing Virtual Assistant herself, Peggy believes that you truly learn and grow by doing - not by waiting for everything to be perfect before taking action. “Done is better than perfect” is her go-to motto! Her favorite part of being a VA Coach is watching women own their superpowers, push past fear and change their futures.
Connect with Peggy:
COACHING | INSTAGRAM | FACEBOOK GROUP
Training: Pinterest 101 for Virtual Assistants
Adrienna McDermott is a former bridal boutique owner, wedding planner and florist turned virtual assistant. She is the owner of Ava And The Bee, a virtual assistant and social media managing company for wedding professionals.
Adrienna has been in the wedding industry for 10 years, 5 years working and managing bridal salons, and 4 as the co-owner of Ivory & Beau, a wedding planning, bridal boutique and florist in Savannah, Georgia. With her fine arts degree from Savannah College of Art and Design and the experience of opening 3 business before the age of 28, she has acquired unique knowledge on how to start a business, flourish, and scale. Her work has been seen in print and online publications, including Savannah Weddings Magazine, Green Wedding Shoes, 100 Layer Cake and Ruffled.
Adrienna is also passionate about educating others to become freelance virtual assistants. Through her mentorships and course, The Creative VA Academy, she helps women create businesses of their dreams.
Connect with Adrienna:
WEBSITE | INSTAGRAM | PINTEREST | FACEBOOK
Training: Pricing Your Premium Service
Kristi Monte, 23, is a serial entrepreneur and virtual assistant living in Nashville, TN. After starting and scaling multiple businesses before the age of 22, Kristi began her project-based virtual assistant service, VA for a day, in July 2018.
VA for a day combines Kristi’s natural organizational skills with the experience she has gained from her diverse and ambitious professional pursuits by helping creative entrepreneurs streamline and automate their client experience.
In 2019, Kristi launched her unique program, Booked Out VA, to educate and inspire young women to use their skills to become a virtual assistant and design a life they love.
Connect with Kristi:
INSTAGRAM | WEBSITE | WAILTLIST FOR BOOKED OUT VA
Training: The First Year
Romaine Brown Palmer is the founder of The Executive Administrative Group and a Virtual Assistant Coach. As a VA, she and her awesome team of 4 work with creatives, coaches and solo-entrepreneurs to help them manage and streamline their business through the power of delegation.
Romaine launched her business to achieve the freedom she craved in her life and then her live training/coaching program, Launch Your Virtual Assistant Business in 90 Days, to help others achieve the same. When not making magic happen in other peoples business, she spends her time with her husband and daughter as a professional weekender, enjoying all that South Florida has to offer.
Connect with Romaine:
WEBSITE | FACEBOOK | INSTAGRAM | LINKEDIN
Training: The Client Experience
Amanda Pruden is an online business strategist. She founded her business, AP Virtual Solutions Inc., in early 2019, two weeks after leaving her corporate job of over 13 years. Amanda is passionate about translating her past career, as a project manager and business analyst, to the online space to support and empower female entrepreneurs who are creating meaningful change.
She works with boss babes to create strategies, and implement solutions with a logical and loving approach. Amanda’s goal is supporting her clients so they can scale and manage their businesses with ease.