3 ways that VA work prepared me to be an OBM

3 ways that VA work prepared me to be an OBM
These days, most people know me as an OBM. After all, my business is called Sarah Noked OBM, right? It’s taken a lot of time, energy, and experience to brand myself as the OBM that I am today. But this is important… Everybody starts somewhere. And though I’ve... Read More

ManyChat and chatbots are the new black

ManyChat and chatbots are the new black
Another year in biz, another year at the Traffic & Conversions Summit in San Diego! If you’re a digital marketer worth your salt, you know that investing the time & money into regularly attending industry events is the best way to stay current and RELEVANT in... Read More

How to get started working from home

How to get started working from home
Before I started my online business, I worked in corporate. I commuted to and from the office 45 minutes each way, and traveled internationally for my job on a monthly basis. I was miserable. Then I got pregnant. And it was my first pregnancy that lit a fire under my... Read More

Coffee Talk: How to prevent unhappy clients

Coffee Talk: How to prevent unhappy clients
Every VA and OBM I know agrees. The fastest way to drop your stomach to the floor is to open an email from a client who is PISSED. You know the emails. A client is pissed that a project is taking longer to implement than you originally quoted. They’re unhappy with the... Read More

The 3 keys to thriving as an online solopreneur

The 3 keys to thriving as an online solopreneur
During my early days as an online biz owner, I was riding solo. For two years! After leaving corporate, I was addicted to the rush of controlling my own destiny, hustling every damn day, and being responsible for all the moving pieces in my business. MY business. I... Read More

How systems helped me be a better mom

How systems helped me be a better mom
All online entrepreneurs have one thing in common. We each have a driving factor, a fire lit beneath us, that inspired us to start our biz and HUSTLE to grow it. For some people, it’s the desire to be their own boss. For others, it’s the freedom to travel and work... Read More

How systems helped me be a better boss

How systems helped me be a better boss
Recently, I dug up the “business plan” I drafted in the early days of my online business. In it, I outlined the SCORES of employees I’d be managing by this stage of my online business. 4 years later, I have 4 team members. I laughed. Not because I was crazy for... Read More