The support you need to build a successful virtual assistant business

Join our community and receive in-depth training from industry leaders, supportive mentoring from me, and a heart-centered community of virtual assistants from around the world.

I'm ready!

From broke stay-at-home mom to successful virtual assistant...

Three years ago, I was a bored, broke, and frustrated.

I knew that I had amazing skills and talents to share with the world...

I knew I wanted to work with inspiring people that were making a difference in the world...

I knew that I wanted a flexible schedule that allowed me to be available for my children...

I learned about virtual assisting, and within 6 months, I was a booked-out virtual assistant, making $40/hour serving spiritual entrepreneurs and life coaches, doing creative work that I loved.

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I did it all alone, but you don't have to.

I started my virtual assistant business with

...no mentor

...no online course

...no community

And guess what? I made it work!

I mean, everything I really needed to know about starting a virtual assistant business could be found for free on the internet.

That's part of what makes us drawn towards this career, right? We can figure anything out!

But what I've heard from virtual assistants who've been in the industry for a long time is that the BIGGEST mistake they made as a newbie VA was this:

They tried to do it all on their own.

Yes, I totally believe that you can build a virtual assistant business without training, but here's what happens when you get mentoring from industry experts and the support of a thriving community:

....you avoid expensive mistakes.

....you increase your earning potential by learning valuable skills.

....you build connections that can lead to finding paying clients faster.

....you get the confidence that comes with having a support system.

That's why I created The Support Squad Membership Community.

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Dama Jue, Details to Dama

"Having support makes all the difference - somewhere to discuss my struggles, get new perspectives, advice and even recommendations when I am considering adding a new service. YOUR support, Sharon, is invaluable."

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What is The Support Squad Membership Community?

A monthly membership community for virtual assistants at all levels of business-building - featuring in-depth training from guest experts, live group coaching calls, a private Facebook group, guest blogging opportunities, and more!

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In-depth training from a new guest expert each month

Each month you will have access to a new guest expert training, available to watch on video or download and listen to podcast-style. We will feature experts from a variety of niches and specialties. The training will also come with a worksheet for you to print out, fill out, and reference.

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A private members-only Facebook group

This is where the magic happens. Our private Facebook group is where you will check in each week with your goals and celebrations. It's where you will go if you ever need to vent or ask for advice. You are welcome to go live in the group, ask for feedback, share funny and uplifting memes, and support other virtual assistants.

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2 LIVE group coaching calls each month

During the first half of the call, I will deep-dive into a topic related to that month's theme. The second half of the call will be dedicated to coaching requests. Ask for feedback on your marketing strategy, get advice on a difficult situation with a client, etc.!

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Exclusive guest blogging opportunities

If you have a blog post that you're proud of, we'd love to feature it! This is a great way to give extra life to your content. Submit your blog post through the membership site and we will feature it on the website, share it on social media, include it in our newsletter, and promote it on Pinterest!

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Surprise bonus goodies every month!

Every month you'll get access to little surprises from Sharon! Keep an eye out for templates, guides, coupon codes, printables, and even guided meditations!

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Fun monthly challenges (with prizes!)

Our monthly challenges are a great way to push yourself out of your comfort zone and get to know your fellow Squad members better. And every month one Support Squad member will win a $15 Starbucks gift card. 

Part mentorship, Part mastermind, Part girl-gang.

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JOIN OUR VIRTUAL ASSISTANT GIRL-GANG

This community is for you if you are:

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Thinking about becoming a virtual assistant

You’ve researched virtual assistant courses, but have hesitated to put down a huge chunk of change when there is so much free info out there. You want face-time with REAL VAs who can help.

That's me!
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At the beginning stages of building your business

You’re ready to really start kicking butt and landing your dream clients, but you’re not really sure where to begin. You want to ask real people how to find clients and improve your skills!

This resonates!
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An established VA ready to uplevel to the next stage

You have clients that you love, business is steady, and now you’re thinking about mentoring other virtual assistants, designing your own course, or expanding your skill-set.

Sounds familiar!
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Edwina Southgate, VAGateway

"The Support Squad has helped me to be a more confident virtual assistant. I've learned how to customize my client experience, I used the knowledge from Kristi's training to fine tune my offers and what I need to focus on when crafting offers, and Jenna's training gave me so much insight into establishing my brand values and boundaries. 

Monthly Membership

$19/month

with free 14-day trial

  • Get instant access to ALL past content
  • Risk free, cancel anytime
  • Get access to fresh content every month
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One of the best values on the web for virtual assistants

Learn from a lineup of the best virtual assistant coaches in the industry, get personalized support from me, and have the benefit of a supportive community of virtual assistants - all for less than $20 a month.

Meet the founder of The Support Squad

I'm Sharon Nissen, a virtual assistant for life coaches and a virtual assistant mentor.
 
As a virtual assistant, I help soulful female entrepreneurs streamline their content creation and build back-end systems that increase their profitability and impact. 
 
I created The Support Squad, a weekly podcast and membership community, to support virtual assistants in all stages of business building.
 
I believe that through the power of continued training and community, virtual assistants can build businesses that are more nourishing than draining.
 
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Meet Our Experts

Each month 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!

 

Amanda Pruden

The Client Experience

Imagine waking up on a Sunday morning to a signed contract and an invoice paid in full! In her exclusive training, Amanda shares the secrets to creating a client experience that will help you land, onboard, and retain clients for your virtual assistant business seamlessly.

 

Romaine Brown-Palmer

The First Year: 10 Things I Wish I Knew in My First Year as a Virtual Assistant

Romaine reflects on the 10 things she wishes she knew in her first year as a virtual assistant. Learn why you should be selective about your clients, how to avoid expensive mistakes, and how to keep your "grace bank" full. (P.S. Romaine was on track to make 6 figures within just a few months of starting her business...)

 

Adrienna McDermott

Pinterest 101 for Virtual Assistants

Adrienna is the Pinterest Queen, and in her exclusive training she shows virtual assistants how they can use Pinterest to grow their own email list and connect with potential clients. I learned so much from her training that I've implemented in my own Pinterest strategy...and I'm already seeing results! Whether you plan to use Pinterest for marketing your VA business or to offer as a service to clients, you won't want to miss out on her wisdom!

 

Kristi Monte

Pricing Your Premium Service

Kristi is sharing her proven system for choosing and pricing a premium service. Imagine if you could earn $1000 a week as a virtual assistant....while working just 10 hours! Her system will make you look at pricing in a whole new light, and allow you to easily reach your 6-figure income goals. (At the end of her training, I literally looked like the mind-blown emoji)

 

Jenna Daykin

How to Create Balance in Your Life + Business

Jenna shares her secrets to achieving balance in her life and her virtual assistant business. As she teaches us using step-by-step strategies, it starts with setting clear boundaries and establishing rock-solid communication with clients. From there, Jenna teaches how to create + implement systems that allow you to serve your clients to the best of your ability, while still having time to focus on life’s important moments (and even take an occasional European vacation!)

 

Jessa Glover

Using Instagram Stories to Attract High-Profile Clients

Jessa was able to double her corporate salary within 6 months of starting her virtual assistant business. And one of the most fun and fruitful tools she’s used to grow her business? Instagram Stories. In her training for Support Squad members, Jessa is sharing her GAME-CHANGING 3-part formula for crafting high-converting messaging in your stories and posts & how to attract high-profile, high-paying clients that aren't just looking for freebies.

 

Brandi Mowles

How (and Why) to Connect with Your Local Market On LinkedIn

One of the ways Brandi maximized her time when she was first starting her business was by using LinkedIn. Within two months, she had scaled from $4000 per month to $8000 per month because of the clients she was getting off of LinkedIn. In her exclusive training, she shares why virtual assistants should be flocking to LinkedIn, how they can optimize their profile to attract their ideal clients, and how connecting with local businesses can open doors that Facebook and Instagram won’t.

 

Peggy Re James

Using Social Media to Build Relationships & Sell Your VA Services

Peggy is sharing 5 step-by-step strategies for using social media to build authentic connections with potential clients...and how to create content that speaks directly to them! If you’ve been looking for the roadmap for using Instagram and Facebook to find clients, this is it, my friend!

 

Marina Pomar

Branding & Website Basics for Virtual Assistants

Marina is sharing branding & websites basic for virtual assistants (I LOVE how simple she makes it) and also shares how you can earn $3k+ per month as a web designer - with minimal training and experience! In her training she covers the 3 key components to branding, her stress-free strategies for choosing fonts & colors, how to design your first logo (no fancy software required!), and the 4 pages every virtual assistant needs on their website

 

Dani Stratmann

How to Create a High-Converting Welcome Email Sequence

Wondering how to use email marketing in your virtual assistant business? In her training, Dani Stratmann is breaking down how service providers can begin growing their email list and how to create a welcome sequence that will lead potential clients to your offers and services.

 

Amanda Kolbye

Creating a Captivating and Adapatable Personal Brand

Establishing a clear personal brand will allow you to make shifts in your business without having to completely reinvent yourself with each step. In her exclusive training for Support Squad member, international business coach Amanda Kolbye is sharing strategies for establishing and evolving a captivating personal brand.

 

Danielle Hayden

How to Create a Financial Dashboard for Your Business

Accounting guru Danielle Hayden teaches us her method of creating a financial dashboard that will help you get rid of accounting overwhelm, ditch any financial shame, and get you started on the path to a healthy mindset around your business finances.

 

Tasha Booth

How to Develop a Signature Service for Your Virtual Assistant Business 

Creating a signature service for your business is a scalable and “template-able” way to have a specific offering for your potential clients as your business finds growth. In her exclusive training for Support Squad members, Founder and CEO of The Launch Guild agency, Tasha Booth is sharing strategies for defining and pricing your Signature Service. 

 

Amanda Bellamy

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.

 

Ryann Dowdy

Networking 101- How to Meet New People Every Day (Without Cold Messaging!)

In this fun, engaging training Ryann Dowdy shows us how to take our online networking skills from just looking for job opportunities to finding a more enjoyable, fulfilling and manageable way of marketing and building your business.

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Ericka Calsunsag, EC Virtual Services LLC

I've been loving The Support Squad Community and learning from all the guest experts! I've learned from Romaine that you should always give 110% in all the work you do for your clients. I learned from Amanda that you should always have a great client experience which begins when the potential client first contacts you. I learned from Kristi of how to package my services what I'm worth!

Live Group Coaching Calls with Me Every Month!

This is your opportunity to get face-to-face time with me and other virtual assistants around the world. 

Can't make the live calls? No problem. Submit your coaching request and I will answer your questions on the call, then you can watch the replay in your membership area at your convenience! (Available in both podcast + video format.)

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Dama Jue, Details to Dama

I love our calls, specifically I love hearing Sharon's perspective on my struggle, hearing her experience or knowledge on a topic, and her kind words and encouragement. Solopreneurship can feel SO lonely and we often retreat into a place of self doubt. We don't see the things we're doing "right" and feel embarassed or self conscious about the things we're not nailing. Having feedback and a safe, non-public place to discuss those insecurities AND get feedback has been so valuable and important in my business.

Bonus Goodie Library

Get instant access to these bonus goodies when you enroll. New templates, trainings, and guides land in your membership area each month! 

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Unique Color Palettes for Virtual Assistants

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Creating a Consistent Brand Identity - Interactive Workbook

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Headliner Training for Podcast Audio Graphics

 
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Client Management Google Sheets Spreadsheet

 
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Brand Board Canva Template

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30 Days of Social Media Prompts for Virtual Assistants

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Energy Activating Meditation

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LinkedIn Banner Templates

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Discovery Call Script and Guide

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Trello Tutorial: Create a Production Board

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Retainer Contract Template

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New Client Welcome Packet Canva Template

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30 Days of Journal Prompts for Virtual Assistants

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Content Planning System & Training

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Monthly Budgeting Workbook for Virtual Assistants

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Visualize Abundance: A Guided Meditation

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20 Signature Service Ideas for Virtual Assistants

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Canva Tutorial - How to Create Engaging Videos for Social Media

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Monthly Membership

$19/month

with free 14-day trial

  • Get instant access to ALL past content
  • Risk free, cancel anytime
  • Get access to fresh content every month
START YOUR FREE TRIAL

Ready to take your virtual assistant business to the next level?

Join our community and receive in-depth training from industry leaders, supportive mentoring from me, and a heart-centered community of virtual assistants from around the world. 

We can't wait to meet you. 

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Patti Hano, Ms. Patti Hano

I enjoy everything about The Support Squad! Especially the community and the support! I learned how to create an Instagram story (it helped me attract clients!) and how to create balance in my life and business! Thank you for starting this membership!