Michelle Ulrich is an Internet Marketing and Social Media Strategist Consultant and International Speaker, as well as founder of Virtual Business Marketing. She works with authors, coaches, entrepreneurs and speakers to help them build their online platform and get more visibility. Michelle is also the Chief Villager and Owner of The Virtual Nation™, a grassroots organization dedicated to the community and professional development for Virtual Assistants (VAs) and Virtual Professionals (VPs) worldwide.
Michelle worked for Practice Pay Solutions as their Learning Management System National Training Director. They offer online business solutions as well as certification programs for VAs and VPs.
Michelle is a Certified Professional Author’s Assistant, Shopping Cart Strategist and Learning Management System Strategist; soon, she'll be adding Social Marketing Strategist to her list of credentials. Michelle has been an instructor at Shasta [Community] College located in Redding, CA. She frequently consults with educators worldwide assisting and creating Virtual Office Professional (VOP) programs.
Michelle serves as the Publicity Chair for the California Business Education Association (CBEA) and is a member of the Business Education Statewide Advisory Committee (BESAC).
After joining BESAC, Michelle quickly stepped up from a member at large to a Steering Committee member. She also served as a sub-committee chairperson for a 3-year grant project whereby she and her fellow committee members assisted in the development and implementation of a 27-unit Virtual Office Professional (VOP) curriculum for California Community Colleges.
Michelle is considered a leader in the VA community. She has mentored and coached new VAs for the past 6-7 years helping them gain the confidence they need to build a successful practice. In addition, Michelle has interviewed dozens of industry leaders in her monthly expert teleseminar series to bring relevant information back to her colleagues and students. Her teleseminar series is currently being reworked into a possible radio show. Be on the lookout for more information.
Michelle has two teenage daughters, a 15-year old cat and resides in Carmichael, CA. She enjoys working from home, reading historical fiction by her favorite author, Diana Gabaldon and entertaining friends or traveling.