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Things to consider before hiring a virtual assistant

Things to consider before hiring a virtual assistant

Almost every entrepreneur or businessperson I know has considered hiring a virtual assistant (aka VA). But a lot of us haven’t quite taken the plunge, for reasons either financial or because we’re not quite sure exactly what we’d have that person do. Below are the things to consider when hiring a virtual assistant: Know when you need a virtual assistant.You’re…

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Will outsourcing continue to grow in the years to come?

Will outsourcing continue to grow in the years to come?

Being a business owner is a pretty demanding job: there is a team of staff to run, costs to keep an eye on, business strategy to decide and investors to meet. Finding time for it all is not easy, and even if this time is found, summoning up the energy to complete each task is just as difficult. Luckily, the…

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An entrepreneur’s brief guide to outsourcing & hiring virtual staff

An entrepreneur’s brief guide to outsourcing & hiring virtual staff

Working with VAs may seem easy – obviously all you have to do is search for and hire the right people, right? Well, there’s more to it than that. In fact, you’re likely to make many mistakes on the path to finding perfect VAs. Hiring a virtual assistant is among the first, yet most important hires that you could make…

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What tasks and how to delegate them to a virtual assistant

What tasks and how to delegate them to a virtual assistant

Every entrepreneur faces a time in his/ her life where the company tasks become too impossible to be single-handedly. The success of every entrepreneur depends on his/her ability to prioritise and therefore, at some point, it becomes a necessity to hire a helping hand, which will take care of low priority tasks so that the entrepreneur can handle the high…

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Must-have free tools for virtual assistants

Must-have free tools for virtual assistants

Dreaming of a laptop lifestyle or spending more time with family at home? Considering becoming a virtual assistant? Great! To succeed as a VA though, you’ll need to be perfectly organised, manage your time well and communicate in a timely and professional manner. Fortunately, there are some tools that will help you with the following tasks: • Communication with your…

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Virtual assistant backlink building

Virtual assistant backlink building

Utilising a virtual assistant to increase the ever-elusive Google page rank. All web site owners strive for higher PR to be at the top of the search results page. Backlink building may be the most efficient way to begin building credibility with Google along with other search engines. You put together content advertising strategies, use internet search engine optimisation, and…

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Brief guide – how to hire a virtual assistant

Brief guide – how to hire a virtual assistant

As you are browsing available virtual assistants, it may be useful to develop a list of freelancers whom you might wish to interview. You can screen profiles on criteria like technology fit. From project collaboration tools to teleconferencing services, you want a virtual assistant that will slide right into the existing workflow. VAs can give you a helping hand keeping…

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How much does it cost you to hire a virtual assistant in 2020?

How much does it cost you to hire a virtual assistant in 2020?

Wish to employ a virtual assistant, but not sure if you’ve the budget? The main problem for most company owners seeking to outsource their activities is how much a virtual assistant is going to cost them. While many factors determine the cost of virtual assistant, it is possible to find a virtual assistant that fits your budget. To assist you…

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