You don't need another course.
Nor another noisy facebook group.
You need consistent, paying clients and 
Virtual Work that matches your skills and unique gifts.
Led by a mentor who's been there too.

*This program was previously called "6 Weeks To Clients" but after most people found their clients in week 1, and most appreciated the personal touch, we decided to rename it :)
Are you poised on the edge of a perfect virtual professional business or maybe have started one but feel a bit stuck?

This mentoring intensive will advise you, direct you, critique you where you need to be critiqued and get your business revenue rolling in so you can accelerate your business growth and speed up your path to quitting that day job.

Complete this program well and discover:

The Right Clients for you.  
Where to find them fast.
How to serve them with your skills.  
What to charge.
Contract Do's & Don'ts
How To Have Repeat Business
What Will I Learn?
Everything you need to find your perfect clients and price, package and pitch your professional services.

Module 1 - Where to Find Clients
Immediate places to start looking, networking and finding prospects
Module 2 - Your Irresistible Services Offer
Get Clear On Your Offer and How to Pitch It
Module 3 - How to Price and Package Your Services
Learn how much to charge and how to present and bundle your services an a way that matches your clients needs.
Module 4 - Your Virtual Professional Profiles
This is a difference maker!  Create Your Best Virtual Professional Profiles (and live critiques!)
Module 5 - Onboarding Processes
I've got a client! Now what? From prospect to client (contracts and onboarding)
Module 6 - Make Your Revenue Sustainable and Repeatable
This isn't just about 1 client but an efficient process to keep your prospects and client work flowing stress-free.  On-going prospecting, closing and delivering in an efficient method so you can count on an on-going consistent revenue stream can leave with
your very own professional website

with 6 months of free website maintenance($1000 value!)

FOR VIPs ONLY:  Our talented team of web designers and marketing specialist will build your very own professional website.
As we've gone through this program, I've noticed one thing that has been a barrier to growing businesses -- having your own website!   This just happens to be my virtual professional super power and I'm all about breaking down barriers.   When you complete this program, we will design and host for 6 months, free of charge, your own professional services website.  

Why do I need this program? 

Can't I do it myself?

(Your skeptical husbands may be asking this question!)
You can. Like anything else online, it's learnable with a lot of trial and error.  But with a personal Virtual Work Mentor, you go faster and have access an experienced network.

My own business always explodes when I insert the right mentors into my learning experiences.  Mentoring works.
My 10+ year experience in the virtual professional space as a service provider and a client hiring virtual professionals, allows me to provide insights that others cannot.   

I intentionally waited to launch this program until I felt I had the right experience to be not just a trainer but a mentor.  No other program offers this kind of experience.

My strengths include strategy and organizational development.  Getting the right people in the right seats.   

This is how I serve you as a personal mentor in this program.
So, when do we begin?
Start now and complete it this weekend!   
What You Receive With the Virtual Work Mentoring Program:

6 Video Lessons with Guided Worksheets 
Written word is still king and the hand-brain connection really provides the best way to good thinking.   This worksheet can be printed and easily carried along with you in your purse / laptop bag for the 6 weeks as you document, think, re-think and design your business strategy.

A video feedback review of your website and business questions
Self-paced program participants receive a one-time video review of their website and up to 3 questions they submit.    This is our way of making a "self-paced" lower cost program still really accessible while providing that personal feedback.

What to name your business and how to pick the best Domain Name
Position yourself amongst the professionals and with a business name and brand AND domain name that will grow as you grow.
A package and pricing structure that sells
Unsure how to offer what you do as a service?  Not sure how to package it?   This program will take the mystery out of all of that as we look at what works and what doesn't in the Virtual Professional space.
A Hot List Of Prospects
Using our method, you will leave this program with a list of potential projects, and if you act fast, perhaps already signed contracts for clients to offer your virtual services.    You will have access to our "first share" of the best virtual work opportunities from our networks.  (Most participants have found their first client or project already within the first week.  We teach that fast action wins in this industry.)
A Highly Effective Virtual Professional Portfolio
This is a referral business.  You need to put yourself in a network of people whom you can...refer to when it's not your specialty, and get referrals in return.  Our community includes the professionals in this space.  Trained to move towards higher dollar, higher talent VA and freelance work.
Bonus #1:  Writing Your Bio and About Me Pages to Attract High Paying Clients
You aren't just a mom fielding phone calls amidst obnoxious toddlers (did I just call toddlers obnoxious?  I'm refering to mine, not yours.)    You are a professional with highly sought after skills, reliability and talents.  And that needs to shine in your bio and about pages.  
Misha Hettie is a master copywriter.   I sit at her feet and soak in all her word-magic goodness.   And participants in the 6 Weeks To Clients course get access to her training and a live Q&A to help you craft that irresistable bio.
Bonus #2:  Find Time to Work on Your Business with the "Fridays Off" Program
Learn how to negotiate with your day job for part time, flex time, compressed time or telecommute time to free up the most valuable resource of all.....your time.

Participants in the course can select one of four options from the "Friday's Off" series and literally find time in their busy lives.
Bonus #3:  What to Post on FB to Get Engagement
The first step to getting your business off the ground is getting a client. You don't need a crazy heavy social media presence to do this.   I will show you the light weight, simple way to use Facebook to build your business. 
Bonus #4:  Verified Virtual Professional Checklist
This checklist shows you EVERYTHING you need to get moving in the virtual professional field. What tasks do you need to become an expert at, what skills should you showcase, how should you market yourself? Complete this and you will be set and ready to go! 
Bonus #5 Virtual Professional Portfolio Template
Are you ready to apply for a job? Do you have a resume? Do know know how to market yourself in this new, virtual world? This portfolio template breaks down EXACTLY how you need to showcase your skills to potential clients. 
Want to go faster?  Become a VIP......
You will likely pay back the VIP option immediately with your first client.

Your Own Professional Website and Copywriting Expertise to attract your best clients 
*VIPs only
We won't waste time here.  You need a professional face on your website and we'll map it out for you so you can move on to more important work.....finding projects.
A Personal One-Hour Strategy Session with Lori Mercer
*VIPs only
A full hour of private coaching focused on your specific business needs.   Learn exactly how to find the best projects for your "I can do this with my eyes closed"  services.
Service Package and Pricing Design Support
*VIPs only
As we create your website, we won't create something that doesn't work for your business.  We will help you design your packages and services to match YOUR talents and the MARKETS WANTS.
Divi Theme + Thrive Leads
*VIPs only
This isn't just any professional website.  This theme and leads plug in will grow and scale with your business in every direction.  And, they are some of the hottest tools your clients want you to know.  You'll have your own playground.

In other words, how can we see better results here and why should dive in?

A personal message from Lori

 Great question!   I just had to share some of my own personal philosophy so you can see how this is different and if it makes sense for you to be part of our Virtual Professional community.   

I'm not into selling "internet junk" and trying to make a fast buck.  I'm here to build a long term sustainable business and that's what I want for YOU too.

That's the first key difference.  I say VIRTUAL PROFESSIONAL.  Yes this could mean you do VA work.  But "VA" has a price tag connotation around it.  And, I want you to be more than a VA.  The VA industry is associated now with $3-5 / hour workers in the Phillipines (who have their place in the market but that's not who you want to compete with.)   

This Virtual Work industry is sooooo new, it's like the wild west.  It's ripe for the stars to just take those bulls by the horns and do things BETTER.  To apply the professional skills you either learned in your corporate workplace or CAN LEARN through my program.

Do you know what the #1 complaint is about Virtual workers from great business owners?   THEY AREN'T RESPONSIVE.

Now come on, that's a low hurdle to cross to elevate your game and become someone's right hand girl or guy.

Professionals are responsive, good communicators, thinking AHEAD of their clients, minimizing risk and saving time like they're an efficiency superhero.  And the get the contracts and kudos that go along with that quality of professionalism.

We are here to create and elevate Virtual Professionals to --- better skills, better pay, better clients, better projects.    Oh yeah.  All from the comfort of your home with a flexible family-friendly schedule.

PS - You'll get the inside view of my Virtual Professional Competency Matrix and what it takes to move into the $30, $40 and $50 / hour range.

Everyone has questions. Don't worry. We have answers. 

What if I’m brand new and do not have a business yet?
Fantastic! Virtual Work Mentoring is perfect for you. You can jump around for the next few months trying to figure it all out or fast track now and get clear on where to find clients and your special touch as a Virtual Professional.

What if I already have clients?
Do you want more? Are you ready to scale? Or... maybe the clients you have are draining your energy?   Or…maybe your client turnover rate is HIGH and you want more long term consistent clients?  Or you need a more efficient process to discover prospective clients and onboard them rapidly? These are all reasons to learn our methods to find, close and onboard new clients efficiently.   

Do you offer any refunds or guarantees?
Most of all we like people to choose a program only when they are committed to doing the work and getting the results.  You have access to this for a year so getting too busy is not something we consider a valid excuse for a refund.  Or deciding you don't want to do the work. If you have any questions about if this is for you, just contact us lori at lorimercercto dot com.  In all cases, we will do the right thing and we expect you to as well. Because, that's the professional thing to do :)

How long do I have access to this course?
Your membership access to the course content in our member portal is available for the next year.  You will access to the Facebook group for 6 months.   After that, you should be uber focused and busy with your new clients but are welcome to continue as a member in the How She Quits Collective (it's likely to become one of the best referral networks for your business.)

What format is the course content delivered in?
The course includes easy to follow video training supported by worksheets, PDF checklists and a Facebook group with office hours.   All the details are accessible in your own member portal where you can track your progress with completing each module.

Am I going to have to buy more stuff?
Nope! I show you how to do all of this and make your business work with what you have and the free version of the many nice tools that are out there to support us Virtual Professionals. Will I show you recommendations for tools? Sure, I would be a terrible teacher if I did not, but that doesn’t mean that you have to buy any of them.

Stephani Roberts,
Boy, do I wish I met Lori before I left my job and struck out on my own. She has given us the keys to staying off the income roller coaster. Having a steady income stream AND a way to create fluid processes in your business is essential. Otherwise, it's a cycle of momentum, inertia, and trying to gain momentum again or accepting work that's not a good fit just to keep the money coming in - I know this well! As I pivot and refocus with my business, I'm excited to implement what I've learned and so grateful to her for creating this program. Do yourself and your family, business, a favor, and jump in!!
Laisha Dailey

Lori is a trusted advisor and someone I consider as part of my “inner circle” to help guide me in the process of building my own virtual business. Lori has: 
1) Opened my eyes to the world of virtual work opportunities leveraging my professional skills.
2) Equipped me with resources that help provide momentum and quick wins to build my business, while also establishing simple, scalable processes for long term.
3) Spoken “truth in love” every step of the way!

Her desire is to help professional women like you and me, including help in avoiding some of the pitfalls and landmines that come with being an entrepreneur. Her track record of creating businesses from the ground up (both non-profit and for profit) was already impressive, but the fact that she is sharing the tips and resources from her toolkit…WOW! Ladies, look no further because Lori is the real deal.

JoDitt Williams
I'm amazed at the progress I made during the 6 Weeks to Clients program. When I started I was unclear on how to get clients, or where to even begin to look for freelance jobs, what kind of services or packages to offer, how much to charge, or what clients would be willing to pay for.

At the end of the 6 weeks I had gained my first monthly client, had a "Design Services" page up on my website, was confident in my pricing, had a plan in place for getting new clients, and even learned how to quickly spot scams. 

I also learned how to write a better profile bio (for social media & job boards), how to on-board clients, manage client files, and what to include in a contract. And I was thrilled to discover the best places to search for virtual work, and the best tools and apps to use to communicate more effectively with clients and manage projects.

But the most valuable part of the program was probably the accountability, encouragement, and new friendships. I'm quite sure I would not have made so much progress without these elements. Plus, I loved how Lori went above and beyond in providing so much value, answering all our questions and providing insights about work/life balance. Now I am so excited about the future, and am confident that I can get and serve clients well. 
Kristi Golden

6 Weeks to Clients gave me the tools and the confidence to step out and start my own business. Lori cuts through the clutter and helps you focus on the tools you have already.

I was inspired and empowered. 6 weeks to Clients helped me focus on how to get from where I am now to where I want to be next month and showed me the way to get there.

Complete this program and join our list of Verified Virtual Professional
Those who complete this program have priority access to our list of highly qualified virtual projects designed especially for flexibility for mom's with professional skills.
With this program, you'll learn everything you need to add clients to your business and accelerate your exit from your day job including:

How to design a strategy for your business that's going to fit your lifestyle and is sustainable for long term success

Where to find the right clients for your type of work without spending all day on social media

How you can do this with a very minimalist website, email opt-in and how to make them work as powerful lead generators

How to price your services and offer it in ways that are valuable to your customers yet not draining on your hours

How to manage your time and tasks for optimal results from your business (without burning the candle at both ends all the time!)

When done well, you will have solid list of at least 5 virtual work projects that match your skillset to pursue as clients.

Be added to our list of "Verified Virtual Professionals" with priority access to new qualified project from my network of clients and partners in the online business world.   We look for the best professionals to fill these rolls and by completing this program, we know that you are in the right place to serve well and be rewarded well for your efforts.   It's a team approach to create a community of virtual professionals you can count on.

The value of this course is easily paid back with 1 or 2 clients even if you are just starting out.  

You will pay this price alone for your own professional website.
Strategically designed with a top notch online marketing team to help you stand out from the crowd.
Plus payment options for flexibility.  
BASIC Self-Paced Edition BE A VIP for $1500
Virtual Work Mentoring 
VIP Program

Including Professional Website and 1-on-1 Mentoring


(or 2 payments of $750, 60 days apart)

  • 6 Video Lessons with Guided Worksheets
  • A video feedback review of your website and business questions
  • A hot list of prospects
  • A highly effective Virtual Professional Video Portfolio 
  • 5 Bonus Materials
  • 3 months of access to Lori via Voxer
  • Your own professional website including: 
  • 6 months of website maintenance
  • The Divi theme for maximum flexibility
  • Thrive Leads license for all kinds of opt-in magic
  • 2,  1 hour private coaching sessions with Lori Mercer
  • Fast track to clarity on your packages and pricing
  • Copy writing support for services and about me pages

Virtual Work Mentoring 
BASIC Edition

all the training and resources at your pace


(or 2 payments of $475, 30 days apart)

  • 6 Video Lessons with Guided Worksheets
  • A video feedback review of your website and business questions
  • A highly effective Virtual Professional Video Portfolio 
  • 5 Bonus Materials
  • 3 months of access to Lori via Voxer
  • A  1 hour private coaching sessions with Lori Mercer
  • Fast track to clarity on your packages and pricing
  • INCLUDES The 30 day Verified Virtual Professional TRAINING CENTER!  ($297 Value)