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Monthly Archives: May 2016

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May

Why European VA Is an Interesting Alternative to Asian or Local Assistants

European Virtual Assistant as an Alternative One of the most popular is to hire a virtual assistant (VA). The internet has made it possible to hire and work with professionals all over the world. There are companies that are just beginning to work with Virtual Assistants. For them, one of the biggest questions is: do we hire Virtual Assistants from our home country, nearby, or in Asia? Do we hire Virtual Assistants from our home country, nearby, or in Asia? There are advantages and disadvantages to each. In-country VA - Every nation has thousands of virtual assistants willing to work for you. The real problem is that they are part of the same economy. Consequently, they are likely to need the same pay rate as someone who is working right in your office. The major advantage is the…  

How To Choose A Virtual Assistant – Everything You Must Know Beforehand Hiring a virtual assistant is an excellent way to get the work done that you need and save money. In order to hire a Virtual Assistant that will … Continue reading

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20
May

The 4-Hour Workweek by Timothy Ferriss

“The 4-Hour Workweek” by Timothy Ferriss - A Review from the Virtual Assistant’s Perspective Published in 2007, “The 4-Hour Workweek” by Timothy Ferriss was controversial and fascinating. It advocated a system of automating business. This system involves Virtual Assistants and technology on a scale that no one had ever talked about before. Some of his ideas seem impractical to anyone who works ‘in the real world,’ like only checking email on Mondays. His ideas, though, when modified, such as checking email at noon and 4 pm, are not only practical but helpful. From a Virtual Assistant’s perspective, there is a lot that business owners can learn from his book. Many of his suggestions are sound and especially relevant. Timothy Ferriss' Suggestions to Consider: 1. Let someone else answe…