Today is International Virtual Assistants Day. I wanted to write a quick shout out to all the amazing VAs out there.
Today acknowledges the efforts, determination and commitment of all the VAs everywhere. Just in case you don't know who Virtual Assistants are, they are amazing people who work on freelance basis to deliver managerial, administrative, social media and personal assistance related services to clients. Basically, VAs are an extra pair of hands and eyes that help your business flourish while avoiding your burn out.
When you start a business to make money online from home, you often find yourself wearing all the hats required for running it. Changes are, you are the head of your business strategy, accounting, marketing, sales, customer service and product/service manufacturing departments. Juggling your business from home especially while having young kids is no joke. As a Homeschool mom of 2 boys hopefully 3 by the time I finish writing this post, time management is key. Whether you are homeschooling, have toddlers running around all day or your kids are in school, how we spread out our workload through the day is so important
As the first Virtual Assistant in my little country (as far as I know), I get asked a lot of questions about what I do. Today, I want to tackle one of the most frequently asked questions. What are the benefits of hiring a Virtual Assistant over an in-office Personal Assistant?
You may have been an entrepreneur for sometime and may now have reached a point where you cannot do it all alone. You may be feeling overwhelmed or burnt out. This might be the perfect time to considering hiring a Virtual Assistant. But, how do you find a VA that is a good fit for your business? You might decide to write a post on your favorite Facebook group and get hundreds of candidates...yes there are hundreds of VAs out there waiting for you to write that post. You might get discouraged and think how are you going to find the right person in the midst of all these options. As you read through your list of candidates, think of the ones who you would most likely be able to bond with. Yes, their experience is important and so are their rates, but I believe that the most important thing to look for at this stage is a connection.