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
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
Karen Repoli — November 21, 2019 Follow @karenrepoli When you first hire a virtual assistant, you may dread the thought of training them to do all of your myriad tasks. However, if you searched for and hired an experienced VA, you may be pleasantly surprised that she is already a pro with the systems and … Continue reading Best Practices for Onboarding Your New Virtual Assistant
Karen Repoli — November 7, 2019 Follow @karenrepoli Where to Find the Ideal Candidates You’ve decided it’s time to outsource some of your business tasks to a virtual assistant but now you’re wondering where to find him or her and once you do find likely candidates what is the hiring process? Since this is a … Continue reading How to Find and Hire Your Ideal Virtual Assistant
Karen Repoli — October 31, 2019 Follow @karenrepoli You should budget for outsourcing well before hiring a virtual assistant. It’s is a big step for any business and your business should be making a profit first so you’ve got the funds to invest. Many business owners set aside a portion of their profits each month … Continue reading Budget Considerations Before You Hire a Virtual Assistant
Top Tasks To Delegate To A Virtual PA You’re passionate about your idea and want to see your business grow, but where do you find the time to juggle all of the responsibilities, big-picture ideas and admin tasks? Whether you’re just starting out or have been going for a while, every small business owner can … Continue reading Top Tasks To Delegate To A Virtual PA
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?
Choncé Maddox — September 4, 2019 — September 4, 2019 rawpixel / Pixabay There comes a time for small business owners when they realize that they need a little extra help. Hiring a virtual assistant or a VA can be a top option but you have to consider your budget along with which tasks you … Continue reading 4 Quick Virtual Assistant Tasks That Have a Good ROI
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
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?