What Is A Virtual Assistant?

A Virtual Assistant is an Executive Administrative Office Professional & Business Owner that provides administrative office support and various business support services to entreprenuers, professionals, business owners, individuals, managers, executives and organizations. Many of them are well versed in various types of business management functions.

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They are highly skilled professionals, independent contractors and entreprenuers. They assist you in a virtual/ online capacity using the internet, phone, email, sometimes in person, fax, postal mail, various courier services, instant messaging services, skype etc.. to complete tasks for their clients.

Virtual Assistants are known as VA’s, Virtual Business Assistant, Virtual Office Administrator, Virtual Secretary, Virtual Executive, Online Business Manager etc… These are a few of the many names associated with Virtual Assistants.

Virtual Assistants are available to you when you need them or at a scheduled time and not in your home or office taking up space or on coffee breaks. They are available on a retainer basis, hourly basis or purchase a service. Unlike a temporary employee, you can get continous great service from the same committed person every time and without the problems of hiring an in-house employee or temp.

Virtual Assistants offer a variety of services and are very experienced. They offer services ranging from administrative/ office support, art dealer, real estate, consulting, bookkeeping, accounting, business management, web design, data entry, publisher, writer, marketing, six sigma, strategic planning, computer expert, grant writing, data entry, resumes, thesis, manuscripts, typing, copy typing, personal assistant, blogs, research and MUCH MORE!

The list of services goes on and on.  You just have to find the right Virtual Assistant for your needs.

Remember that a Virtual Assistant is an independent contractor and they do not become a part of your business or projects.  If you and the Virtual Assistant that you choose, make an agreement then they can become apart of your business.

Mostly they are there to provide a helping hand and can become an extension to your office. You can call on a Virtual Assistant one time or as many times as you need them, even if you do have a lot of employees. You don’t have to have a business or employees to use the services of most Virtual Assistants.

It is important that a customer, who chooses a Virtual Assistant, look to see if that Virtual Assistant has the skills that they need.  There are some Virtual Assistants that may not take it seriously and treat it as an extra hobby, but don’t let that keep you from using a Virtual Assistants services because there are a lot of qualified Virtual Assistants out there.

Just search for the Virtual Assistant with the skills that you need to complete your tasks.

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