May 2014 – 43rd Edition

In this issue…

  • Upcoming Events
  • A Word From Rhonda
  • Worried about charging to little or to much?
  • VA Monthly Tips
  • Current Industry Trends: Can They Find YOU In Your Blog?
  • Software Pick: ButtonCreatorV2


Upcoming Events / Offers

SMALL BUSINESS expo has many different events in different locations. Learn more →
Small Business TRENDS has many different events in different locations. Learn more →
Cintrifuse has many upcoming events for Cincinnati’s SMB’s & Entrepreneurs. Learn more →


Do you have an event or special offer that would be relevant to small business owners or entrepreneurs to list here? If so contact today.


A word from Rhonda…

Rhonda HolscherApril was a really awesome month! I turned 45, and we had a great Easter. My baby boy had to have surgery and it went very well, and my baby girl got her cast off and is on the honor roll again with perfect attendance. The …  Read more  →



Worried about charging to little or to much?

Article by Rhonda Holscher, Owner | CEO of Rhonda’s Virtual Office, LLC

I frequently see these questions come across the forums I belong to.

  1. How much should I charge?
  2. How can I compete with overseas companies?
  3. How do I get paid what I’m worth?
  4. How do I calculate my rate?

… and many more.

VA Monthly Tips

Article by Rhonda Holscher, Owner | CEO of Rhonda’s Virtual Office, LLC

Don’t Get Caught Owing The IRS Employment Taxes For Your Virtual Assistant

Semantics or Mindset

Is it purely semantics or does it reflect or even create your mindset? Working with a virtual assistant has become a common trend, and working with a VA/professional of any sort can bring about questions in regards to how to work together and what terminology is accepted use.

  • Virtual Assistant, Independent Contractor, Business Owner vs Employee
  • Portfolio vs Resume
  • Meeting vs Interview
  • Client vs Employer
  • Sales Letters, Proposals vs Cover Letters

These words may seem like their just semantics, but the reality is they play a huge role on the mindset.  Read more  →


Do you have any questions you would like to see answered here? Please email them to and be sure to include your name, email, and website link for credit. We will publish and answer your question in an upcoming issue.



Current Industry Trends: Can They Find YOU In Your Blog?

Article by Dixie Lee, Owner of Aspen Social Media

Personality is important for business growth especially when it comes to your blog. For most small businesses your personality is your brand and it’s an incredible asset. Additionally, for internet marketing success, building a community is essential. Building a community around a personality and a brand is much easier than drawing traffic and attention to a blog without any identifiable personality or brand.

So, they can find YOU in your blog.

Read more  → here for 9 ways to add YOUR personality to your blog.

Software Pick: ButtonCreatorV2

Article by Rhonda Holscher, Owner | CEO of Rhonda’s Virtual Office, LLC

This is a nifty little button creator. It’s FREE to download and use. It has many options for creating quick and easy buttons to put anywhere on your website or blog. Just go here to download and install it. They also have a demo video here showing you what it can do.

NOTE: If you do not have Adobe Air please be sure to download and install that for FREE as well. You will need it in order to use the Button Creator.


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