Welcome to the Resource Centre of the AVACOE.  The software and apps below have been tried and tested by us at the AVACOE and we love using them!

Over time we will be adding resources for you to access that will help your VA business head Towards Excellence.

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Webinar Software that is AMAZEBALLS

WebinarNinja is years ahead of anything else out there with its cutting edge live broadcast technology and features you just can’t find anywhere else. Features like:

  • HIGH QUALITY HD webinars with zero delay.
  • Upload your slides and present without needing to share your screen.
  • Create a webinar in 10 seconds flat!
  • Works on any device in the world- laptop, iPhone, Android; you name it.
  • The most powerful webinar search engine in the world- making marketing your webinar more powerful.
  • Insert a pre-recorded video during your webinar at anytime
  • Gorgeous live offers in your webinars that can be timed or triggered at any time.


GetResponse is a complete online marketing solution. It provides turnkey newsletter publishing and hosting features, as well as unlimited follow-up autoresponders, landing pages, webinars, marketing automation, and CRM to deliver information to your contacts and convert them to paying customers. Through responsible and fully automated list hygiene, anti-spam practices, and established relationships with major Internet service providers and email service providers, GetResponse prides itself on the highest possible email deliverability to ensure that your messages get through to your prospective customers.
The platform delivers over 5 billion emails each year in 172 countries. GetResponse is fully scalable and capable of handling both small and very large lists (1+ million subscribers).
GetResponse in highlights:

  • Over 100,000 active accounts
  • 30-day free trial
  • Deliverability of up to 68% higher than our competitors
  • Unlimited emails
  • Powerful, automatic message personalization
  • Smart tracking features

What benefits does it bring?

  • Catches lost sales and jolts your leads into profitable action
  • Boosts your lead generation and business-building results
  • Chops away tedious and repetitious email marketing tasks

When you sign up for an account with GetResponse, you will be supported every step of the way by their excellent customer support and materials (context help, user guides, FAQs, and video tutorials). You will benefit from industry-leading email deliverability which GetResponse consistently maintains through their solid relationships with ISPs, proactive delivery initiatives, and strong anti-spam commitment. Try GetResponse today and find out how you can instantly get tangible, measurable results without wasting your time or investing a lot of money.


OMG We SERIOUSLY love this CRM! We have tried a lot of CRMs over the years and in our opinion nothing comes close for ease of use – and it’s pretty too!!

We also have an offer for all AVACOE friends – if you want 20% off, just use the code AVACOEDUB when you sign up! Too easy.

Small Business Mentoring Service (SBMS)

SBMS Experienced Business Mentors are part of the Small Business Mentoring Service. SBMS is an incorporated not-for-profit association. It has been in existence since 1986 when there were just 14 members.  Today there are around 120 Mentors, both male and female, who have the skill and experience to help small businesses.

FREE Transcription Practice

If you have ever wanted to have a crack at Transcription, but not sure if you have the skills, have a look at Express Scribe and their practice files. There is a free version of Express Scribe that you can download for practice on the page too.

WishList Member

Ready to Start a Membership Site or Online Course?

WishList Member™ is Trusted by over 69,650 online communities, courses and membership sites worldwide.

Trade Show Insurance

Public Liability Insurance for Stallholders at Markets, Trade Fairs, Fetes, Festivals, Shopping Centres, Car Boot Sales and Exhibitions. One of the few who have one day cover if you need it.

Free Resources for Virtual Assistants

15 Minute Freebie – Book a 15 minute chat with AVACOE Founder and VA Growth Specialist Chris Crowe

WEBINAR – How to Become a VA

International Core Competencies of a Virtual Assistant – Included on the AVACOE website with written permission from the Alliance for Virtual Businesses.

The “Core Competencies for Emerging VAs (Second Edition)” consists of five core elements, Professional Skills, Personal Skills, People Skills,Education and Office Standards. Each core element is broken down to include the essential ingredients originally provided by the 250 plus VAs and the additions of the 17 Virtual Assistant Training Organizations.

Blogging Tips – eBook – Writing articles and submitting them to free article directories is one of the most effective methods for promoting a business. This 33 page eBook will help you get this right.

Excellent Resources for Virtual Assistants

Start Up VA Template Kit – The Start Up Virtual Assistant Starter Kit is an essential tool for anyone who is looking to start their VA business on the right track. This kit is valued at nearly $500 but it is yours TODAY for only $97

* In the interests of transparency, some of the products above include an affiliate link so we earn a few dollars with every sale and it doesn’t cost you any extra!