The term Virtual Assistant (VA) is very broad and varied, after all, each VA has a different skill set so it's understandable the term Virtual Assistant becomes blurred to many people. You probably find yourself asking but what is a Virtual Assistant? What is in it for me? Here I run through exactly what a … Continue reading What is a Virtual Assistant?
If you are reading this you are probably intrigued by hiring a Virtual Assistant, but the first question that people usually ask is 'what can I outsource to a Virtual Assistant' and what will they do. Here I go through eight tasks you can outsource to a Virtual Assistant, what the tasks entail, what a … Continue reading 8 tasks to outsource to a Virtual Assistant
Every Virtual Assistant is different, from the way they work to their skill set and even their pricing structure. As with all businesses Virtual Assistants are no different in being unique. So how do you decide which Virtual Assistant to work with? It is a hard choice to make when you have so many decisions … Continue reading Can I purchase a set number of hours each month?
When you are in business it is easy to try to do everything yourself which in turn leads to a bit of an admin muddle! Everyone has tasks that they don't particularly like doing or it is not their forte and business admin is a big one. So why not outsource to someone who likes … Continue reading In a muddle? I love sorting out muddles!
A lot of people I speak to often say ‘but I could hire a temp agency worker for a cheaper cost’. Yes, sometimes you can. However as with anything hiring a temp comes with its cons too. Here, I am going to be discussing the pros and cons of hiring an agency temp. You hire … Continue reading Agency cover vs Virtual Assistant
Let’s face it the main reason a lot of business owners (24%*) made the scary jump to running their own business is to get the flexibility to work around parent duties - Sounds perfect to people looking in doesn’t it ‘Oh you’re so lucky to be able to work when kids are home!’ Lucky! Not … Continue reading Juggling time – School holidays approaching!
You see others using VA’s and even find so many VA’s to choose from but you are just not clear what tasks you can outsource and how long this will take a VA to complete. You are not alone… I often find clients say to me ‘oh I didn’t realise you could help with that’ … Continue reading What a hero Virtual Assistant can help with for 10hrs a month
Do you find each day, week, month, year you are dreading your pile of admin? You’re not alone!*4 days a month is spent on your internal business administration so there’s no surprise it is one of every businesses biggest burden! YES, 4 days! This statistic got me thinking, why are there so many business owners … Continue reading You are not the only one with an admin gremlin!
So, you see lots of VA’s and think ‘why do I need a VA when I have a VA (AI) on my phone’! I can see why you think a VA is no different to a VA on your phone after all they have the same title right? Yes, but they are complete opposites in … Continue reading VA vs AI
Want to outsource but worried about not working in the same room as your VA? Don’t be! Yes, this is easy for me to say I know but hiring a VA should be the same as buying any other product/service. I am always confused as to why VA’s are treated differently compared to other businesses. … Continue reading Avoiding the distracting office