Office / Marketing Support Just a Click Away !!

Updated: July 09, 2009


This economy is a cost cutting edge for all of Small Businesses. When businesses are closing & lay offs are at peak, Virtual Assistant can be one of the good ways to have your business running and off course with more efficiency.

A tight labor market and work style choices have forced small -office professionals to seek other ways to grow with few or no workers. Some opt to simply drop less profitable accounts or use office automation to cope with unfilled positions. Others are growing with the help of virtual assistants (VAs). A VA works closely with individuals and small businesses without needing to be physically present. If you need relief from administrative tasks, then a VA may be for you.

An office-manager-in-a-modem, the virtual assistant is a home-based worker who uses electronic technology to do almost everything onsite assistants can do, from balancing the books to answering the phone, sometimes in several languages. But since they are contract workers, not employees, they can save small and midsize businesses time, money, and red tape. The issue of Changing Times calls this sprouting vocation a New Economy career that combines a technology and the skill set of a secretary. The description is valid but incomplete. Some VAs also does Web site development, marketing, risk management, desktop publishing, and more.

Virtual assistants offer a broad range of administrative support. VAs handle duties like accounting, human resources, concierge services, collections, sales and marketing, travel planning, research, and more. They are independent contractors who handle clients' needs via e-mail, fax, and phone, working from their own offices.

Virtual assistants have a vested interest in your business. A VA can literally become a partner in your success. The more a VA learns about your business, the more that person can help you.

Sight Unseen - The idea of having an assistant who is not beside you to answer phone calls, type up memos, and format reports frightens many executives. But face it: You are often so busy in strategy sessions and on sales calls that someone has to make sure the office keeps chugging along. And in this tight labor market, finding talented assistants is a full-time job in itself.

Fortunately, technology has eliminated the geographical limitations of work and expanded your pool of resources. Until a few years ago, it was reasonable to assume that your assistant had to be a Johnny-on-the-spot. But electronic communications, remote-access software and services, the Internet, and the proliferation of 24-hour quick-print shops have changed that. Armed with fax machines, PCs, printers, and on-line connections, more and more virtual Assistants are setting up shop to lighten the load of busy executives no matter where they work. And these high-tech helpers are finding they can do their jobs better without all the face-to-face interaction (and interruptions). Says Moritz of Davidek, I've never even seen her picture.

Contact the virtual assistant who most closely match your needs via email. Most virtual assistants are used to proving themselves with small projects of an hour or two. Any more than that and they should be paid for their time. You can set up payment arrangements by time or task.

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To Your Success!!

Rajani Z I

Experienced Virtual Assistant I Blogger I Recruitment Professional

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