What is a VA?
A Virtual Assistant (VA) provides professional administrative, technical, or creative support to clients remotely using technology to deliver services from a home office.The term Virtual Assistant (VA) is starting to become popular with small businesses and solopreneurs, but very few are unfamiliar with why they need one and how it will be of benefit to them and their business. There are many benefits to working with a Virtual Assistant. Whether you are just starting your business, have been in business for a while or a solopreneur the services offered by a VA will save you time and money. One of the biggest concerns for a business is cutting cost. The good thing about hiring a VA is, you only pay for the hours they work. Instead of spending time on a task you are not skilled for, you can outsource to someone who is capable of undertaking the responsibilities in the areas you need assistance.
Pay for only what needs to be done.
VA’s are flexible since they work according to your schedule. Whether you need help occasionally, set hours per month or on a project, a Virtual Assistant can help. Imagine not having to spend money on overtime! Outsourcing your overflow or specialized work to a VA is cost effective.
Keeping overhead cost to a minimum.
Hiring full-time staff comes with overhead costs that include office space, equipment, and employee benefits. When working with a VA there are no overhead costs. Since they are an independent contractor, they have a home office and the equipment needed to get the job done.
No expense for training.
Do you have a specific task that needs to be done by someone who is skilled? Hire a Virtual Assistant that has all the skills you need. A Virtual Assistant will allow you to get the job done without having the expense of paying for the cost of training or an employees downtime. Our expertise is in administrative support, online marketing and business management.
Fees for temp agencies.
Temp agencies charge a fee to work with them. Even though using a temp is one way to supplement your staff, you are not guaranteed you will get the same person every time. Working with a VA means you will be partnering with the same person. At the same time they will be gaining valuable knowledge of you and your business needs.
Delegate all small tasks.
Do you spend time trying to keep up with all of your administrative tasks? Try outsourcing all your tasks to a VA. Hiring a Virtual Assistant will be a win-win situation. It will give you more time to focus on the things that are most important, like growing your business and spending time with friends and family.