Category Archives: Virtual Assistants

How Humanizing Virtual Assistants Earns Consumer Trust

How Humanizing Virtual Assistants Earns Consumer Trust by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, January 2, 2020 Giving human qualities — both emotionally and visual, physically — to virtual assistants could prompt people to reveal more personal information to brands than they otherwise would, according to a multi-phase study led by researchers in computer science and mathematics. It also … Continue reading How Humanizing Virtual Assistants Earns Consumer Trust

What To Do When Your Virtual Assistant Isn’t Working Out

Karen Repoli — November 30, 2019 Follow @karenrepoli A good virtual assistant is an amazing help to your online business and can be the difference between stagnant profits and huge growth. Many entrepreneurs can’t survive without them. However, sometimes there are problems that need to be resolved in order for your VA to be the … Continue reading What To Do When Your Virtual Assistant Isn’t Working Out

What’s the Difference Between a Virtual Assistant and a Freelancer?

Connor Gillivan — October 3, 2019 Follow @ConnorGillivan Even just a few years ago, not a lot of people were concerned about knowing the difference between a virtual assistant and a freelancer. Today, however, the freelance economy is growing. It’s a worldwide phenomenon, and it’s powered by virtual assistants and freelancers. It’s good to know … Continue reading What’s the Difference Between a Virtual Assistant and a Freelancer?

Privacy And Security Still Concerns For Virtual Assistant Users, Bing Ads Study Says

Privacy And Security Still Concerns For Virtual Assistant Users, Bing Ads Study Says by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, April 22, 2019 Some 41% of users of virtual assistants still admit to having concerns around trust, privacy and passive listening. Consumers say they will not give up personally identifiable information without a substantial reward, although more than half believe digital … Continue reading Privacy And Security Still Concerns For Virtual Assistant Users, Bing Ads Study Says

Do YOU Need to Hire a Personal Assistant for Your Business?

Melissa Ingold — March 23, 2019 Follow @timefreedombiz — March 23, 2019 rawpixel / Pixabay What’s that you say? You’re having a tough enough time getting comfy with the idea of outsourcing specific workloads, and the prospect of hiring a personal assistant makes you cringe? I hear that, lovely. As entrepreneurs, we’re typically self-reliant, hard-working … Continue reading Do YOU Need to Hire a Personal Assistant for Your Business?