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Old 11-16-2008
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Hello Everyone,
I have been lurking since July and I thought it was time I introduced myself. My name is Wendy and I am currently a School Secretary. During my summer break I started looking into starting my own business at home. I had no idea what I wanted to do so I did some research and I realized that becoming a VA seemed like the best fit for me. I am excited, nervous and confused about starting a business, so I am glad I found this forum. I have learned so much in the months that I have been visiting this forum. I am so grateful for all of the input, ideas and knowledge shared on this forum. I look forward to learning more about the business everyday.
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Old 11-16-2008
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Hi Wendy, good to have you here welcome to the forums!
It's so great that you decided to sign up and introduce yourself - I'm sure you'll benefit from interacting with the amazing community of VAs here.

Have you decided on a future launch date or potential business name?

Feel free to share the details of your progress as you move forward, and good luck!
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Old 11-17-2008
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Hello, Wendy!

With your school secretary experience, have you thought of applying to the virtual schools that are popping up around the country?
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Old 11-17-2008
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Thank you for the warm welcome. I love the fact that everyone here is so friendly and willing to help. My business name is "Victory Work Solutions" I am still working on a tagline. I don't even know where to begin for a logo. I have been taking it very slow because I need to learn so much and I don't want to get overwhelmed. I would like to launch in the spring of 2009. I figure that by then I will have my business plan done, my website up and running and my company registered with the city, state and feds. Wow! I have a lot to do before I can even get my first client but I know it will be worth it.
VA4Lyfe - I will have to look into the virtual schools. It sounds interesting. Thanks for the info.
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Re: Hello from Connecticut!!
Hi Wendy and !

This is a fantastic forum and you will soon be making new friends and learning lots (and lots) of valuable information about being a VA!

I'm still a newbie. I've progressed to having my website and am now starting the advertising part of the business and awaiting that first elusive customer!!!

May I take this opportunity to wish you every success in your venture!

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