Desert DiVA
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  • Albuquerque, NM
  • United States
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Albuquerque Independent Business Alliance
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Marc Schoder Jul 27, 2008.


Desert DiVA

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Where I Live:
in a house, in Albuquerque of course!
About Me:
I am a one woman, start up business in the Albuquerque area, but my business is such that I work with people all over the country and overseas. I am a virtual assistant and Since I have started my own business, that is my current obsession and nothing else matters! -edit: Actually, I was told by a friend yesterday that I'm getting a little too obsessive and that frightens people. So I thought I would edit my profile today to reflect more of my kind, altruistic personality, but for the life of me, I can think of nothing else but getting back to work....
Favorite Thing(s) About Albuquerque:
beautiful sunsets, great weather and overall quirkiness!
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What I'm Reading:
Marketing books, computer books and all things business. If I don't read a frivilous novel soon, I won't be responsible for my actions.

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Minding Your Business

Posted on July 23, 2008 at 12:16pm 0 Comments

My blog is available at You can even subscribe to it! It's all about starting a business, working from home and general musings on life...

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At 8:41am on November 21, 2008, Esther Golden said…
More in the health code line. I figured the city (& probably state, too) would need some sort of a license & I can find that. I'm just not sure where to begin with any health regulations. It would not be an edible, which is very good, as I know those reg's are rigid. Any advice welcomed!
At 9:41pm on November 6, 2008, Magic Juggler said…
At 6:12am on September 26, 2008, Magic Juggler said…
Thanks for the add! based on your page, it looks like we have lots in common (e.g., building a business from ground up).
At 9:39pm on September 3, 2008, Rocco Castellano said…
Is it true that you are a virtual assistant? I may be needed your services. I already use one assistant and may need another. E-mail me at askrocco [at]
At 8:25pm on August 27, 2008, ABQSkippy said…
Hey there. LOL about the brothel issue. I certainly did not mean to imply ANYTHING!
Bob Ames has not contacted me in quite some time. It wasn't a scam. He didn't ever want anything. He was just plain looney-toons. He was cc-ing me on letters to officials where he was complaining that someone was holding his cat hostage. He would claim it was a war crime to deny him his dinner. Just wacko stuff. I think he got my name off some progressive Democrat list. I found him to be most entertaining.
Do tell about your career. It sounds interesting.
At 3:45pm on August 27, 2008, Miriam said…
Let's chat about working together soon. I have a couple of clients that could use a virtual assistant, and if all goes well I may need one soon too.
At 1:25pm on August 27, 2008, Paula Manning-Lewis said…
Thanks for dropping by with a comment, I appreciate your compliments!
At 9:23pm on August 11, 2008, ABQSkippy said…
Hi Diva. The Journal featured a story about a "virtual assistant". It sounded like your job description.
How long have you been at this job? Is it an up and coming career?
At 10:08pm on August 10, 2008, ABQSkippy said…
Hi. Was there a story on you in the Journal today?
At 8:44pm on July 30, 2008, Kelly said…
Cool! I love Michelle as a massage therapist. She keeps my arms and shoulders mobile. Have you considered, in addition to AIBA, joining a networking group? I belong to one (that Michelle used to belong to) that has done wonders for my business. Let's chat about it.

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