A brief introduction to jobs from home

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There are various jobs from home. This is a very new concept which is getting high popularity is recent times. People are doing jobs from home and they are earning handsome money. This concept has been developed very recently. This new concept
is really proved very helpful to house wives, retired persons and also for those people who are looking for additional income source. There are many such companies which are offering various working from home opportunities. As we already know that there are various companies which are implementing various cost cutting techniques. The implementation of these techniques will really prove very beneficial and fruitful to home based employees.

Home based employees are getting the comfort of home along with no pressure from boss etc. this is the main advantage of working from home and people are getting this advantage. This concept is becoming very popular and along with this concept another concept is also getting popularity and that is home based business scams. It is really difficult to find the legit one. Even people who are looking for part time jobs this are really very helpful to them. Though the salary is not so high but still people can earn money in their leisure hours.

There are mainly three types of jobs from home are popular. One is virtual assistant job, medical transcriptions and data entry. The data entry job is very popular and tension free jobs. Medical transcription job is telecommunication job and same like the data entry. This job is very responsive job in which one needs to be very careful while hearing dictations from the professionals. Generally the dictations are recorded by medical professionals and the medical transcriptionist transcribes them accordingly.

The job of a virtual assistant is highly respectable job. The work of a virtual assistant to help the clients in various field like marketing, technology etc. this job is one of the best in which people are getting the advantage of working from home without pressure from boss.

Today there are many such companies which are offering jobs from home opportunities to people. One can also find these jobs from various online sites. There are many web sites through which one can find working from home jobs and can earn money. Even people who are looking for part time jobs this are really very helpful to them. Though the salary is not so high but still people can earn money in their leisure hours.

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10 Steps To Fantastic Call Answering

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There aren’t many jobs out there where phone answering skills are moot. From service techs to attorneys, phone etiquette sets the tone for your entire business. That’s even more true for receptionists and live answering service employees who provide the first impressions for thousands of small businesses across the nation. If phone answering is part of your job (or if you’re just answering calls while your receptionist is out), try these ten steps to call answering success!

1. Start with a wow-worthy greeting.

If you work at a virtual answering service or are the main phone answerer for your business, you may want to suggest pumping up your greeting these tricks. Start out by saying “Good Morning/Afternoon” or “Thank you for calling” and end with an offer of assistance such as “How may I help you?” And, of course, always say the company name when answering the phone, so your callers are sure to know they’ve got the right place.

2. Ask a question to set the tone of the call.

Instead of leading with the impersonal, “What can I do for you today?” start with some pleasantries to get the call off on the right foot. “How are you?” is a trusty stand-by.

3. Add a personal touch.

If you know a bit more about your caller, instead of asking how they are, try going for something more specific. (“How’s your new house?”) A little warmth and interest lets them know you care!

4. Use expressive phrasing.

Substitute enthusiastic words like “Absolutely!” and “Of course!” for drab affirmatives like “Sure” and “Okay.” If you’re a receptionist or work at a call answering service, you may only have a minute or two to chat, but you can certainly make those seconds count!

5. Say your caller’s name. Often.

The sound of your own name is music to your ears; it’s also a great to play up familiarity. Of course, if you’re a virtual receptionist you may not know every caller by name, but using your callers’ names will make you seem like old friends!

6. Know when to say “may” versus “can.”

“Can” usually denotes ability whereas “may” is often used when asking politely to gather information (“May I have your telephone number?”). Using “may” correctly can make you sound more polished and professional!

7. Check in with your caller.

If you ever need to place your caller on hold, make sure they know you haven’t forgotten about them! A simple, “It’ll just be one more moment, Mary,” will make your caller feel taken care of while you try another line or get an answer to their question.

8. Say the magic words.

You mother wasn’t wrong when she said that “please” and “thank you” can get you far; slip one in at every opportunity and your callers will be sure to appreciate your courtesy!

9. Accentuate the positive.

Saying “no” is no fun, but offering to help is always a good call. Follow every negative with an offer of assistance: “Jim prefers to give out his cell phone number himself, but I would be happy to try his line for you and see if he’s available.”

10. End your calls gracefully.

Sign off with a friendly statement like, “It was wonderful chatting with you!” And if you’re a receptionist transferring a call, you don’t have to talk long to sign off with style: “Have a lovely day, Sharon! I’ll connect you to Jonathan’s line now.”

With these ten phone answering tricks up your sleeve, you’ll be sure to sound like a pro. You’ll be making great first impressions and setting a great example for your business in no time flat!

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Benefits A Virtual Assistant Can Bring To Business By Performing a Variety of Tasks

The concept of virtual assistant finds its roots in the phenomena of outsourcing. It is a concept that is experiencing ever increasing heights. Virtual assistance is popular among small to medium scale business owners and entrepreneurs, who in the midst of work load require a helping hand which can share their burden and help achieve greater productivity.

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A virtual personal assistant comes with numerous benefits and advantages. It all depends upon how the employer wishes to utilize the assistant. A Virtual Assistant is a dedicated employee who performs all the functions assigned by the employer. Therefore, it’s the responsibility of the employer to find the right virtual personal assistant for the right job or jobs. The lines below give a few advantages a virtual assistant can bring to a small business owner by performing a variety of tasks.

There is no debating the point that entrepreneurs are ambitious people, and they work very hard to establish and achieve their goals. However, it is also a fact that every person requires some time off, especially when it is regarding the holiday season. In such situations a virtual assistant is the person an entrepreneur requires. The virtual personal assistant would be working for the business owner in some distant part of the world, where the holiday seasons are different. Therefore, when the holiday season comes, the virtual assistant can take care of emails, mail, phone calls, and all other stuff which needs to be managed in the absence of the owner. Thus an employer can enjoy some leisure time, without compromising on the work.

The virtual assistant is a person working dedicatedly for the employer; therefore, a virtual personal assistant will always be available for the employer. Whenever, there is a need to perform any sudden activity, like replying to a client’s unusual email, or booking for airline tickets, a virtual personal assistant available would do it immediately. Hence, an employer needs not to worry about activities that arise out of the blue.

Administrative tasks are another specialty of virtual assistant. Most of the employers higher a virtual personal assistant to handle and manage their administrative tasks. Virtual assistants have degree in their relevant field, and a majority of them master in the skill of managing administrative tasks. Therefore, if an employer is traveling and needs a person to manage tasks like the mail dispatch, responding to the calls of customers and clients, setting appointments with prospects, managing calendar entries all can bet performed by a virtual personal assistant. Therefore, the employer needs not to worry about trivial administrative tasks, and could focus his or her attention on matters of strategic importance.

A virtual assistant can also prove to be a source of great help for an entrepreneur in business development and expansion. A virtual personal assistant can help you in doing research, developing brochures, content development, internet marketing, and all other business promotional tasks which a singular person can perform.

In short, having a virtual personal assistant can bring a variety of benefits and advantages to small and medium business owners. The variety and diversity of tasks which a virtual personal assistant can perform is what an employer looks for. Moreover, what is better than having an employee that performs multiple tasks, and not just a resource for performing one task only.

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7 Things Start-Up Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing!

Have you ever felt overwhelmed as a new entrepreneur? You know – those moments, when you are behind your computer wondering where the heck do I begin? It typically hits you on a Monday morning as the whole week looms ahead of you.

7 Things Start-Up Entrepreneurs Need to Stop Doing!

For those of you NOT working with a Business Coach, this can feel devastating – and it should! After hosting the retreat with my new entry-level clients last week, I saw the look of horror in their faces just after the first day when we spent hours covering the fundamentals of running a business.

I know that many women entrepreneurs have a passion and a purpose when they step into their business – but they lack business skills and have no idea about the basic requirements. I want to help you with that so you have a sense of what to stop doing and what to start doing.

1) STOP USING YOUR ‘HOTMAIL’ ADDRESS WHEN SENDING BUSINESS EMAILS.
This just screams ‘hobby owner’. Seriously. You are in business. Act like it and promote yourself according.

So START by getting a business-related email address and use that, if not a few. (and P.S. For those of you working from a home office, be sure that you have a ‘business message’ on your phone – and not a voice message created by your children.)

2) STOP WORKING OFF THE DINING ROOM TABLE.
When you get serious about your business, you will get serious results. Many women entrepreneurs struggle with balance between work and home. Well, no wonder! When you have your office located in the middle of the dining room, or in the middle of the family room in your home, of course you struggle with balance. Get real!

START by moving to another location in the house so that, at the end of the day, you close the door and get back to your life.

3) STOP USING YOUR PERSONAL BANK ACCOUNT FOR BUSINESS.
This bad habit creates total confusion with respect to tracking your numbers – which is something you must be doing on a daily basis. Your personal bank account is for personal reasons. Having a business bank account not only makes it easier to track revenue and expenses, etc. – but it also creates a mindset shift for you so that you begin ACTING like a business owner.

START today and ensure you get to your financial institution and open a business account.

4) STOP DOING EVERYTHING YOURSELF!
You cannot, and will not, grow your business if you keep doing everything yourself. It won’t happen. Why in the world, when you have a wealth of knowledge and a passion to get out there and be of service and grow your business, would you keep doing the equivalent of $15/hour tasks? It makes no business sense. If you find yourself filing papers, running errands, and doing administrative work – STOP IT!

START by getting some part-time help in the beginning. There are many options available to you – from hiring a virtual assistant for just a few hours a month (that alone will make a HUGE difference!), to finding a student intern which makes it a win-win for both of you. Just the ‘action’ of getting help and support again puts you in the business frame of mind. And, quite honestly, ladies – get yourselves a business coach who has a track record of success. No one succeeds in business alone. No One!

5) STOP THE MINDLESS SPENDING!
I see this ALL the time. Spending money on so many different things – web design, graphics, seminars, home study systems and so much more – all done without a plan, without a strategy and without a coach to guide you. These can be very expensive errors!! (I know because I did it too!)

Instead, START by working with your coach to create a plan and work the plan. Do what your coach tells you to do – check in with your coach for trusted resources. This will pay off significantly for you in so many ways.

6) STOP PROMOTING MORE THAN ONE THING AT ONCE!
A confused mind will not buy! I see so many new entrepreneurs – so very talented and excited about what they have to offer – promoting more than one business, more than one product and/or more than one service AT THE SAME TIME. STOP IT! It doesn’t work. You will confuse the market and, quite honestly, at the same time – YOU will be confused.

START by identifying your fastest path to cash – and focus on that and that alone. If it’s a product or event, then create the plan and market that like crazy. Stay focused on one thing. You will be amazing at the results you get.

7) STOP COMPARING YOURSELF TO EVERYONE ELSE.
You have no idea where someone else is in their business. In public, everyone is wearing a mask and projecting a level of success that is often a fairytale. A common trap is to compare the inside of you to the outside of someone else. Listen – everyone has a different ‘speed of implementation’. Some people are working 90 hours a week –
others are working 15 hours a week – on their business. That alone is reason enough to stop with the comparison game.

START by following the plan co-created with your business coach, work the plan, and celebrate your own progress and success. That is all that really matters!

Starting up a business can be very intimidating, challenging and overwhelming. When you hang around mediocre entrepreneurs, you adopt mediocre habits. You are better than that. It doesn’t take a lot of money or cash flow to implement what I have recommended. It does take a strong and powerful mindset – focus – guidance –action – and great people around you.

When you take action and implement these basic steps, you are already making great progress. It will reflect in your business and there will be no stopping you!

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5 Tips for Being Professional

I am in despair!!! For the last few years – five at least – I’ve been trying to teach newbie virtual assistants about how to increase business, stay in business, keep clients happy and so on. By ‘newbie’ I mean anyone who has been in business less than 2-3 years. Forgive me for being blunt but if you have only been in business 12 months to 3 years you are not a veteran VA and you are still learning. I’d even go so far as to say you need to be in business for 5 years before you can wear that tag – given the statistic that over 80% of businesses fail in the first five years.

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This year I started the Virtual Business Show in an attempt to get this sort of information out there and readily accessible to everyone.
Today I had to yet again ’save’ the reputation of the industry because of the less-than-ideal way a client was treated by a VA I had referred in a round about kind of way.

Here’s what happened ….

I received a call from my Yellow Pages ad (an old one) from a client in the city asking me if I could help her. Unfortunately, as I now live in a regional area I couldn’t – in this case she wanted to see the person to speak with them about document production. I have a business ethic that I never leave it at that. If I can’t help a client I believe it is in not only the client’s best interest but also mine and that of the industry as a whole, that I try and find an alternative. So I use my networks and refer. Many VAs do the same.
I referred this client to a VA I knew and trusted in the city – who unfortunately couldn’t help out in this instance but who then referred her to one of THEIR network contacts.
So far so good, right?

I was absolutely dismayed to receive a desperate call from this client to the effect that she had been trying in vain to contact the VA she had been referred to in order to sort out some urgent amendments to the document, and couldn’t get her – did I have an alternative contact for her? (Which of course I didn’t because the VA who secured the job wasn’t the one I originally referred.)

I managed to get hold of the client this afternoon to check whether she had sorted things out and she indicated she finally tracked down the VA and has decided she will put the job aside until next week “when the VA may be better able to look at it”. What the?? I nearly had a fit! To make matters worse, this client was making excuses for the VA saying she had a couple of kids at home, she had some personal life things happening and “her head is probably elsewhere right now, understandably”.

I disagree. I don’t think it’s ‘understandable’ at all and is amazingly unprofessional of the VA – particularly that they shared their personal life story with the potential client as an ‘excuse’ for not getting the job done properly and making mistakes!

So here are my 5 top tips for being professional – when dealing not only directly with clients but also when taking jobs referred by colleagues (and there is of course more than 5 but these are the 5 that come up for me in this scenario):

1. Don’t take the job if you can’t fulfill the requirements. I don’t care how desperate for work you are. If you tell a client – or a colleague referring a job – that you are able to do the work then for heaven’s sake DO IT! If you drop the ball you’re letting not only the client down but the entire industry. In short – you make us ALL look bad!

2. If you have your mobile phone listed as your main contact ANSWER IT – ALWAYS! If for some reason it must go to message bank, ensure you have the professional Message Bank service. Don’t rely on those silly free services by telcos like the one where if a person rings their number is sent in a text to you. And have your phone set so that if you miss a call you are notified by an audible sound. And if you happen to be in the shower or something, check your phone – OFTEN! Assume people are ringing you even if they’re not.

3. Return calls from clients and colleagues the same day – within an hour of receiving the message at most. Don’t keep people hanging on guessing – and NEVER leave a client hanging wondering where on earth you’ve gotten to with their job.

4. Never view clients as a nuisance. Clients are a gift – they keep your business ticking over and without them you’re out of business. Treat clients the way you like to be treated when you’re buying a service.

5. You may be self-employed but you’re in business! Working from home for yourself definitely has advantages and gives you the opportunity to do things you would not have time for if you worked for someone else, BUT even if you’re looking after kids and it’s school holidays or you have to run Johnny to the doctor at 9.00am, you’re still a business. Make it easy for clients and colleagues to contact you. Have phone numbers and email addresses easily visible on your site. Consider not just using your mobile number (particularly if you don’t check it regularly), or have your home number forwarding to your mobile if you’re going out. Return calls immediately.Respond to email within 24 hours. Be at your computer regularly throughout the day. If something takes you out of the office, make up the time. Some more ideas are covered in my Saying No podcast – http://bit.ly/97DCij

And for heaven’s sake if you have a job on it takes priority – over everything else – except perhaps a child requiring a doctor visit if there’s no one but you to take them – in which case give the client a quick ring and let them know you’ll be delayed.
It is incredibly frustrating to be putting out fires caused by unprofessional VAs in an attempt to keep people coming back to our industry with work! This client was a professional person who is likely to use VAs again in the future. Potentially not this one but I had to spend 15 minutes of my time on the phone with her this afternoon smoothing things down and encouraging her not to abandon us all completely because of one less-than-encouraging experience.

Please think before you take on a job. If you don’t have the time to do it say so – there are others the job can be referred to. If you do take it on commit to it. Get it done above all else and remember – the customer is always right! If a client asks for changes, you do them, they send it back saying it’s not right and you go back and forth like that for a while – so be it! As a newbie unfortunately you don’t have the luxury of picking and choosing yet. If you’ve taken the job on there’s no such thing as the too hard basket. Taking a job means you’ve taken responsibility for pleasing the client. So do so. Because failing to do so means you potentially mar the reputation of the industry for the rest of us … not to mention you’re unlikely to get work referred to you again.

Being a virtual assistant means you work in a service industry. Service is a verb. You have to DO something to serve clients – but that’s also what keeps them coming back and turns them from potential clients, to clients and into advocates.

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5 Advantages Of Virtual Assistant Services

The services of virtual assistants are in high demand these days. All types of businesses, be it online or traditional, find great value and profits through the use of virtual professionals. Virtual assistant services give you an opportunity to increase manpower without any extra expenses of full time employees, no taxes and other benefits. At the same time, they will give you equal loyalty as your salaried full time office employee. Easily and timely availability and cost effective nature of these assistants add further to their value.

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Virtual assistants can work with you as a long term partner, for a short term project, or it can be an answer to any staffing solution. These professionals are highly skilled and motivated individuals and availing their services gives you an opportunity to use such amazing talent for your business. A virtual assistant is a lifeline for your business reviving your growth potential.

 

What qualities of virtual administrative assistants can benefit you-

Excellence– These qualified professionals always strive for excellence. They are experienced and knowledgeable in their respective fields. You can outsource your bookkeeping, web design, scheduling, maintaining calendars, payroll management and other sorts of administrative tasks to a virtual employee.

Productivity– High productivity is ensured with such employees. Your traditional employees may waste their time talking on the phone, socializing with other employees, taking multiple breaks, or surfing the internet. While a virtual professional work solely and delicately for you to meet your goals and specific needs.

Business growth– Understanding your needs and requirements, an administrative assistant always strives to design a successful business portfolio. These individuals have vested interest in generating profits and productivity for the company as well as for themselves.
Reduce overhead cost– Your company does not have to invest in setting any office, getting software and computers, telephone lines, internet, business machines etc. Additionally, vacation pays, paid holidays, sick leaves etc. are not made for virtual professionals.

No restriction of time– Virtual assistant services are available in varied fields like design, administration, development, maintenance and other services which can be tailored according to your needs. The professionals can work for you in flexible hours.

Some people have a misconception that hiring and managing virtual professionals becomes a daunting task but for them I would say that it’s not you who will manage them but those professionals are expert enough to manage each and every daunting task of your business saving you time and money. So, just come out of it and also inform other business individuals whom you know.

The possibility of partnering with administrative assistants open wide horizons of opportunity to think out of the box. You will get a never ending success by meeting your goals and aims on time.

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Virtual Office Solutions_ What Does This Mean?

One may ask “what are virtual office solutions”? “Is it good for my business”? “Is it a practical approach”? Well, this article explains the advantages of this technological method and answers as well the questions presented above.

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In the advent of today’s latest and fast-paced technology, the conventional business trends have also been greatly affected. Distance is no longer an issue because most, if not all, of the jobs and business communications can be easily carried out and delivered as a matter of seconds, even before its proposed deadline. Though many still clanged on the conventional type of processing, majority has already evolved and embraced the grace of today’s technology to the benefit of their businesses which has the objective of gaining more profit vis a vis their business costs. The usual business procedure has been dramatically changed; a change that has an incredible effect as to its efficiency and proficiency as well. Nowadays, one can conduct his office works, meetings and even business convention in one’s preferred place without jeopardizing its effectiveness and compensating its business output. All of these descriptions and more are all wrapped up in three words: Virtual Office Solutions.

Virtual Office Solutions offers huge variety of business services to cater client’s needs, one of which is cost effectiveness. To illustrate, the existence of the virtual offices gradually eliminates the monthly rental of expensive business offices and such elimination obviously redounds to the benefit of the company. Office rentals now are but a thing of the past, albeit still in existence, but the least practical way of managing one’s office. You can now also work in the comfort of the space of your choice, which means that you can and will distinctly take down transportation cost. With gasoline costs never stop rising and still rising, a virtual office is but the most practical and profitable method of doing business and you won’t have to actually go through the gas station all the time to fill up your own gas tank and spend money getting to and from work all the time, and now this is just a small part of the cost savings you will be able to avail of. Reduce the time you have to work and maximize it as much as you can, this is the best benefit when it comes to time versus performance, and realizing just how bankable you can be.

In summation therefore, Virtual Office Solutions are but methods of today’s trend of doing business in relation to the application of the latest technology for its advantage. Good and fast service literally translates to faster and higher business inputs and this is what the business is all about. Of course we cannot discredit its ancestral origin, but business is all about evolution if progress is one of the company’s objectives.

The utilization of today’s more technological-based business trend is not prejudicial, indeed, beneficial. Its existence is not to totally overturn the way business is made; not to indiscriminately brush aside its basic theories and principle. It exists because it has the intention of improving its manner. It exists because it provides more practical way of dealing with its client. It exists because it provides unseemingly great assistance and opportunities to make one’s business expand more and spend less.

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Why a Communication Plan is Key

Communication With Your Virtual Assistant is Essential
Having a good “communication” plan in place with your Virtual Assistant is an important step in creating your working relationship. When both parties know how the communications will flow there is a sense of comfort in the relationship. This does not mean that you have to completely stay with the plan you develop. As business grows and changes you may find the need to adjust your communication plan to better suit the current needs of both you and the client.
Some examples of communication plans that I have used are below:
The virtual assistant and client communicate by regular email and a one-hour telephone call each week to discuss current and future tasks. This type of communication plan works well with the client that you are working closely with on multiple projects. It provides both parties with a personal connection and allows for easy discussion rather than interpreting details from within an email. This weekly call is invaluable in the relationship with clients and I know they appreciate it also.

Another type of communication plan includes regular emails and bi-weekly or monthly one hour telephone calls. When working with a client on specific self-directed tasks such as article bank submissions, it may be easier to talk by telephone less often, but to keep communications open through email more frequently.

You and your client may also choose to check in by phone more or less frequently that the two plans I have mentioned above. The need for live voice communications (telephone or otherwise) is purposeful. It adds strength and builds trust in your relationship, which we all know is very important in growing and expanding your business. Each client’s needs and business are unique and require an individualized communication plan that meets both the needs of the Virtual Assistant and of the client.

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Hire A Virtual Assistant Today To Help You Boost Your Direct Sales Business Online

You are working hard to grow your direct sales or network marketing business by actively selling the products and, or looking for others to join you in your business. You’ve been to every vendor fair. You’ve made customers of all your friends, family, neighbors and associates. You’ve done mailings and advertisements. You’ve networked at local business events. Now what?

Hire a Virtual Assistant and reach a whole new market – ONLINE!

direct salesIf you think that direct sellers or network marketers need to see their customers face to face or be close geographically – you’re so very wrong. There is a whole new market waiting to find your business, see what you have to offer, purchase from you, become your customer for life or start their own business with you. It is crucial that you consider the online community a very real and very large market for your business.

Not sure how to find and reach these folks? Your Virtual Assistant knows how!

Virtual Assistants (VAs) are independent entrepreneurs who handle administrative and online marketing tasks for small business owners. They are a vital resource in expanding your direct sales business to include an online presence and reach the online market. Many other small online business owners have discovered the benefits of hiring a VA but many consultants within the direct sales and network marketing industry have yet to learn the true value of out sourcing or may never even heard of a Virtual Assistant.

When marketing online the first thing you need is a website. Your Direct Sales company may provide one for you – that’s great. But what is even better is utilizing a VA to create your very own website, which you can link to your Direct Sales company site. By doing this, your VA can then optimize it to have a high search engine ranking so when someone search for “your products” or the company you’re with – they find YOU.

Your Virtual Assistant can also set up a form on your website to capture visitors’ contact information. With this information, your VA can send monthly or weekly eNewsletters to your prospects and customers so they are consistently reminded of you and your products. This is much cheaper and less time consuming than direct mailings.

Additionally, your website can have a form for interested prospects to ask you questions, request a catalog or business information. And guess what else – your Virtual Assistant can answer your e-mails and mail out the catalogs or information packages for you.

There is an unlimited number of ways a VA can help you create an online presence. She can guide you to online networking forums. She can write and/or submit articles on your behalf to increase your online presence and help you to gain recognition as the person to go to for your company’s products.

What’s more – a VA can handle your administrative things that are unrelated to the online world. A VA can take care of your book keeping and accounting. A VA can provide customer service to your clients. A VA can prepare training and motivational materials for your team members. A VA can manage your customer and or prospect database. A VA can prepare your business cards and brochures. And the list goes on… and on… and on.

Hiring a VA means that you can focus more on the business building activities that you enjoy or excel in. This in turn will increase your income and your sponsoring results. Doesn’t it make sense to contact a Virtual Assistant today?

5 Tips for Hiring A Virtual Assistant

TipsVirtual assistants are people, who can help you with your daily tasks from their homes. All they need is an Internet connection to communicate with you. Nowadays, there are many reasons why you should hire a virtual assistant. Here are the most important five of them:

1. They are all business. Your Virtual Assistant will assist you for everything in your work. In view of the fact that they bill their hours for the job they complete, you are not paying for private telephone calls, delayed arrivals, childcare crisis, or ill time. If you hate the compulsory socialization of a business administrative center, or listening to the boring details of your co-worker’s biography, a virtual personnel finds the solution of that difficulty.

2. You’re in control. Your working affiliation is based upon a contractual agreement whereby you state in no doubtful terms what you look forward to. If you need a web designer who uses Dreamweaver as an alternative of hand-coding HTML, then you are supposed to identify that. Or, you can completely count on your Virtual Assistant’s proficiency and center your power somewhere else.

3. Professional rapport. Your Virtual Assistant is in the capitalist board, too. They work at home, promote their services, look for customers and offer their services to people, who look for them. It’s a wonderful approach to contribute to your set-up base, as they might have found ways to resolve troubles you by no means even thought of. Frequently they have their own complex of assets that they exploit for printing, paper processing and advertising. Tapping into their assets doubles your own.

4. Cost savings. You can employ a VA from any place of the world. It’s as competitive business as any other, and you can look forward to an extensive range of fees for a variety of services presented. If you are happy with the fees for web design, but believe a particular service is too costly for paper editing or proofreading, you can contract several VA’s to do various responsibilities to maintain your own expenses low. You are not under any responsibility at all, apart from, obviously, paying your bills.

5. Pride in their work. If you are employing a VA for everyday jobs like web design, you can with no trouble preview their work. Frequently the VA service will write testimonials on their website or models of web pages they have created. Inspect their portfolio pages to determine the profundity of their expertise and knowledge.