147: 4 Ways to Prepare Your Wedding Business to Hire Your First Virtual Assistant with Adrienna McDermott

business systems Oct 22, 2019


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I’m honored to welcome Adrienna McDermott, owner of Ava & the Bee, to the podcast today!

If you know you're ready to hire a wedding business virtual assistant but truly have no idea where to start, today's episode is for you!

In this podcast episode, Adrienna is walking us step-by-step through the 4 Ways We Can Prepare our Wedding Business to Hire our First Virtual Assistant.

I've chatted with hundreds of wedding professionals at various stages in their business and many of them have the same struggle: they want to hire help, they NEED to hire help but they don't know how to onboard a virtual assistant quickly and efficiently so they can see an ROI from that hiring decision.

If this sounds like you too, join us on the podcast episode!

 Adrienna covers the step-by-step prep work for these four business areas: 

  • General Business Tasks
  • Social Media
  • Blogging (creating content)
  • General Admin


She’s also generously created a free downloadable PDF to walk you through this whole episode!

GET THE FREE DOWNLOAD HERE: https://avaandthebee.com/prepare-to-outsource/


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Adrienna’s Bio:

 Adrienna McDermott is a former bridal boutique owner, wedding planner and florist turned digital marketing expert. She is the owner of Ava And The Bee, a virtual assistant and marketing company for wedding professionals.

Adrienna has been in the wedding industry for 10 years, including 4 years 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 businesses 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. She has been a speaker at Tuesdays Together throughout Georgia and loves to teach everything wedding vendors need to know about marketing and strategy.

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.

When she's not working in her pajamas and top-knot, you can find her with a cup of iced coffee, living in central New York with her tripawd black lab Cooper, slightly overweight cat Brutus, and Army Veteran boyfriend, Frank.



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