Links

All the links referred to in the training program, as well as many that have been submitted by Professional Virtual Speaker’s Assistants are categorized below. Please let us know if you have a links we should make available to your fellow assistants.

Please Note

We do not have paid sponsors for this program nor do we ever take referral fees from anyone, so we only recommend to you people and organizations we really value.

We also recommend YOU. Exclusive to graduates of the VSA course is the directory of trained Professional Virtual Speaker’s Assistants (PVSA) at www.SpeakersAssistants.com.

Speakers Associations


National Speaker’s Association
(NSA)
International Association of Speakers Bureaus (IASB)
Meeting Professionals International
American Society for Association Executives
American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
Toastmasters

International Speakers Associations and Resources

Canadian Association for Professional Speakers
National Speakers Association of Australia
National Speakers Association of New Zealand
Professional Speaking Association of the United Kingdom

Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa
Professional Speakers Association of Holland
German Speakers Association
Asia Professional Speakers – Singapore
Malaysian Association of Professional Speakers
Global Speakers Federation

Intellectual Property

Research

National Bureau of Economic Research
Census Bureau
Bureau of Labor Statistics
American Demographics
Poll Daddy
Internet Public Library
World Newspapers and Magazines
Yahoo News and Media
Mondo Times
Congress.org
TVA Productions
Media Outlets Using Twitter
Technorati
Blog Talk Radio

Google

Feedburner
Google Analytics
Google Calendar
Google Documents
Google Alerts

Permissions

The Permissions Group
American Society of Composers, Authors (ASCAP)
Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI)
Society of European State Authors and Composers (SESAC)

Marketing

Media

Bulldog Reporter
Bacon’s Media Directories

Article Databases

Article City
Ezine Articles
Go Articles
Idea Marketers
iSnare
Top 7 Business
Top Tens

Press Releases

PR Web
PR Newswire

Contact Management Services

ACT
Sales Force
Goldmine
eSpeakers

Email Marketing Services

Constant Contact
aWeber
Get Response
iContact
Mail Chimp

Collateral

VistaPrint

Website

Domain Name/Hosting

Go Daddy
Hostgator

Blogs

WordPress
TypePad
BlogSpot

Social Networking

Facebook
Linked In
MySpace
Ryze
Tribe
Twitter

Live Streaming Video

UStream
LiveWeb

Webinar Services

Instant Teleseminar
CoolConferenceLive

Community/Membership

Ning
Wordpress Membership PlugIns –
Digital Access Pass
Wishlist Member

eCommerce

Authorize.net
Pay Pal

Video

YouTube
Animoto

Audio

Free Conference Call
Audio Acrobat
Audacity

Products

ISBN
Bar Code
UPC Code

Amazon

Amazon Advantage
Author Central
Publisher Central

Professional Resources for VSAs

Permissions and Intellectual Property Concerns

Intellectual Property Attorney – Mark Levine – www.book-publishers-compared.com
Permissions Group – www.permissionsgroup.com

Transcribing

Transcriptionist – Erica Cosminsky – www.TheSmallBusinessTranscriptionist.com

Websites

WordPress Web Sites – Joy Reyes – www.JoyReyes.com
Higher end Web Sites – Monte Hershberger – www.etnom.com
Membership Site Expert (Wishlist Member Certified – Rebekah Zobel Jones – www.MyFabulousVA.com
Copywriter – Lorrie Morgan-Ferrero – www.Red-Hot-Copy.com

Illustrator/Cartoonist

Inkygirl – Debbie Ridpath Ohi

Video/Webinars

Webinar/Video Expert – Michelle Schoen – www.VADemoGirl.com

Book Coaching and Publishing Strategy

Publishing Strategy and Book Coaching – Jan B. King – www.janbking.com

Media Coaching

Public Relations – Joanna Brody –www.Brody-PR.com
Media Prep – Radio – Wayne Kelly – www.OnAirPublicity.com

Media Lists and Submissions

Jennifer Heinley

Recommended Virtual Assistant Organizations

International Business Start Up

UK – www.businesslink.gov.uk
CA – www.canadabusiness.ca
AU – www.business.gov.au
NZ – www.business.govt.nz/
IR – www.startingabusinessinireland.com/
IN – www.business.gov.in