Virtually Here

UPDATE: It appears Virtually Here is out of business. Please consider one of these alternatives or see below. If you own this listing or this information is incorrect, contact me here.

Virtually Here (VH) is an American virtual assistant company that bills itself as a one-stop-virtual-shop for administrative, social media, graphic design, web design, content creation, and business consulting needs.

Through originating as a classic virtual assistant company, VH expanded with its clients’ growing needs. This movement is reflected in the breadth of support services now available.

About Virtually Here

virtually here reviewThe company is a female owned business with all US-based staff.

VirtuallyHere.net was founded by Jacqueline Davis in 2012, who continues to run the business and serves as the main point of contact for clients. She organizes all projects, giving clients seamlessly coordinated support whether they are looking for solely classic administrative assistance or a mix of different services.

How it Works

Jacqueline and her team handle ‘time-sucking’ tasks to allow clients to focus on the business activities they do best and that directly correlate to their bottom line.

VH prides itself on offering clients a familial, small business experience combined with the highest level of professionalism, product, and customer service. There are no automated phone lines, wait times, or getting lost in the shuffle of hundreds of customers.

Virtually Here begins each client relationship with the goal of a long-term partnership, and develops a unique plan of support services to help that client make the most of their VA resources and reach their highest potential.

VH contractors have similarly close relationships with each other and the organization. Across all service areas VH contractors work together for the good of customer projects. The VH website displays the bios of the company’s lead contractors so clients can form an immediate familiarity as well.

Plans and Pricing

Clients can engage VH on retainer or project-based agreements.

Retainer agreements are the most common and generally range from 10 hour to 40 hours per month, beginning in price at $300 per month.

Clients will usually have at least two different retainer based service plans, one for each area of service they need (e.g. Administrative and a Business Development plan), and discounts are offered based on the size of the retainer agreement and the number of packages chosen.

For project-based work, the company will provide a custom quote based on the job you had in mind.

VH’s ultimate goal is to provide the best service possible. The company prides itself on remaining as flexible as its clients’ needs are diverse.

Virtually Here Alternatives

VirtuallyHere’s rates and services are competitive among their US-based VA company peers. If you’re looking to shop around, a similar set-up and business model can be found at Time Etc or Virtual Assist USA.

Have you worked with Virtually Here? If so, please leave a quick review below to help others with their decision.

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VA Tasker

UPDATE: It appears VA Tasker is out of business. Please consider one of these alternatives or see below. If you own this listing or this information is incorrect, contact me here.

VA Tasker is an India-based virtual assistant company located in Kolkata. They are one of the newer VA companies in the space starting operations in 2018.

They supply virtual assistants with well-rounded skill sets to individuals and small to medium-sized businesses.

About VA Tasker

The company was founded by two childhood friends, Steve and Krish. Although VA Tasker is their most recent venture, both have a good deal of experience in the virtual assistant space.

All of their assistants are based in their offices, and they provide a wide range of services from marketing and SEO, to general administration work.

How It Works

VA Tasker has outlined a simple 3-step process to start working with one of their VAs.

  1. “Get In Touch” – Contact a member of their team “Anytime, any day!” to discuss your requirements, what you need from an assistant, and they’ll get back to you with a quote.
  2. “Keep In Touch” – They will assign the best-suited assistant to start working with you. You can communicate with your VA directly going forward or a member of their support team if you have any questions.
  3. “Be Impressed” – Step 3 is to enjoy their services and the newfound free time from outsourcing some of your workload to one of their assistants.

Services

VA Tasker says they specialize in two areas:

  • Technical – Things like design work and web development tasks.
  • Non-technical – Online research, social media management, administrative work.

They also add, “We do anything and everything that can be done virtually through the Internet without having any physical involvement.”

So, whatever tasks you’re looking to outsource, I recommend contacting a member of their team and discussing how long they think it will l take and if they have assistants available with the necessary experience and skills.

Plans and Pricing

VA Tasker has six different pricing plans.

Their smallest plan is for 10 hours and works out at $12 per hour, while a full-time assistant working 8 hours a day works out at $5.70 per hour.

A complete list of their pricing plans is as follows:

  • $120 per month for 10 hours per month ($12 per hour).
  • $220 per month for 20 hours per month ($11 per hour).
  • $300 per month for 30 hours per month ($10 per hour).
  • $440 per month for 50 hours per month ($8.80 per hour).
  • $600 per month for 80 hours per month ($7.5 per hour).
  • Full-Time Assistant – $999 per month for 176 hours per month ($5.70 per hour).
  • Pay-As-You-Go – $15 per hour.

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You have 30 days to use the hours with any of their plans, and there is a member of their support team available 24/7 if you have any questions.

They also offer a 3-hour free trial, so you can test their services before committing to a plan if you wish.

VA Tasker Alternatives

Looking at other highly rated virtual assistant companies based in India, I recommend checking out VA Talks and My Tasker, both offer a similar range of services and pricing.

When I asked VA Tasker what separates them from their competitors they said, “We believe in quality and the best response times…. building a bond or connection with our clients.“

Their free trial is the best way to put their claims to the test.

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Hubstaff

Hubstaff is a time tracking software built for remote teams. The company was founded in 2012 and their fully remote team is “based” out of Indianapolis, Indiana.

Hubstaff offers several productivity monitoring features like an app and URL tracking, optional screenshots, and customizable reports. It’s designed to give you insight into how your remote team is spending their time so you can help them be more efficient.

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Now I’m not big on the over-the-shoulder nature of these tracking programs, and have only ever looked at the Elance screen reports a handful of times. The best way to make sure your virtual assistants are working? Have some deliverable. If it’s not getting done, then you have a problem — otherwise, why bother with the micromanaging?

If you’re interested, Hubstaff comes with a 14-day free trial so you can check it out and see how you like it.

Hubstaff Intro Video


Note: The video says the software is “100% free.” There is a free plan but the features and functionality are quite limited.

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Hubstaff Features 

Hubstaff includes a wide range of team management features with time tracking at its core. Its productivity monitoring capabilities help you focus on doing work instead of tracking it, eliminating the need to ask team members what they’ve worked on.

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How Hubstaff Works

Using Hubstaff is as simple as choosing a task to work on and then tracking time to it. Once you’ve set up your projects in your organization, they will automatically appear on the time tracker so you can start working right away.

You’ll be able to see the total hours tracked by your team, the average activity rate between team members, and how much you have spent on projects on the dashboard. You can customize it to show other statistics.

The tracked time is automatically converted into online timesheets, which you can quickly review and approve. This saves your team a lot of time on manually preparing them, with the added benefit of being more accurate and easier to organize than paper-based or spreadsheet-type timesheets.

Payroll is automatically processed once timesheets are approved. Hubstaff will automatically calculate the payment amount based on each team member’s hourly rate and the total time they have worked.

Hubstaff Tasks 

Hubstaff Tasks is a project management tool built to streamline collaboration in remote teams. It has a Kanban-style interface that lets you organize tasks with cards, boards, and visual elements like checklists and colored labels.

With its Sprints feature, teams can assign tasks to different sprints — current, future, or backlog. This is designed to help you with prioritizing the right tasks so you can finish projects more efficiently.

Hubstaff Tasks also has automated workflows, daily stand-ups, and a roadmaps feature. It integrates with Hubstaff so you can track time to your projects as well.

Hubstaff Talent

Hubstaff Talent is a free resource for companies looking to find remote talent across the globe, with no fees, no markups, no middlemen. Companies can use the Hubstaff database to find and hire the highest quality freelancers from around the world.

You can find all sorts of freelance talent, but the pool is skewed toward developers, digital marketers, and creatives.

Hubstaff Alternatives

The biggest alternatives to Hubstaff both in terms of virtual staffing and the tracking tool are the freelance platforms of Elance and oDesk, mentioned above, as well as the Philippines-specific jobs board, OnlineJobs.ph.

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Taskbugs

UPDATE: It appears Taskbugs is out of business. Please consider one of these alternatives or see below. If you own this listing or this information is incorrect, contact me here.

Taskbugs is a virtual assistant company with offices in the US and Sri Lanka. The business was founded in 2013 with the mission of connecting entrepreneurs, professionals, and small teams with virtual assistants.

For a hot minute, the company was called TaskGators.

Their virtual assistants are based in Sri Lanka and the Philippines, allowing them to offer some very competitive hourly rates.

About Taskbugs

The company is owned by founder Roshana Mallawaarachchi (same guy behind Remplo, TaskEngage, and Outvas), and they say their mission is to, “Support entire teams and busy professionals with flawless execution.”

Their target customers are professionals and entrepreneurs. They have teams of virtual assistants in both Sri Lanka and the Philippines, and when asked what their areas of specialization are Taskbugs said, “Admin support including data entry and medical transcription.”

So, while their assistants handle a wide variety of remote tasks, you will find some added value if you have a large volume of data entry or transcription tasks.

When you sign up with Taskbugs you are assigned an assistant based on your requirements, a dedicated project manager as a point of contact, and they ensure there is an assistant available as a backup should the assistant you’re working with fall sick or take a vacation.

Services

Taskbugs assistants can handle a wide variety of tasks you would expect from a virtual assistant.

To give you an idea, they list some of their services as:

  • Admin tasks
  • Data entry
  • Online research
  • Social media marketing
  • Bookkeeping
  • Customer service
  • Content Writing
  • Medical transcription
  • Graphic and web design

When you sign up with Taskbugs and have been matched up with an assistant you are given the opportunity to ask them any questions you have. This is an opportunity to check they have the necessary experience and skills before agreeing to go ahead.

So, if you have any specific tasks you need completed that aren’t listed above you can talk these through with the assistant one-on-one which is a mutually beneficial to your working relationship.

Plans and Pricing

Taskbugs offer four different monthly pricing plans ranging from $70 for 10 hours of assistant time over the month, to $640 for 160 hours of time.

A complete list of their plans are as follows:

  • 10 hours per month, $70 ($7 per hour)
  • 40 hours per month, $240 ($6 per hour)
  • 80 hours per month, $400 ($5 per hour)
  • 160 hours per month, $640 ($4 per hour)

As you can see, the hourly rate drops the larger the plan you sign up for. $4 per/hr for the 160-hour plan is a very competitive hourly rate.

Taskbugs Alternatives

There are plenty of virtual assistant companies to choose from with assistants based in the Philippines. I recommend checking out OnlineJobs.ph as they offer similar rates and are one of the larger companies in the space.

Okay Relax and Task Bullet are two more companies with a good deal of positive feedback. Their rates just a little higher than Taskbugs but it’s worth getting a quote before making a decision.

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Renots

UPDATE: It appears Renots is out of business. Please consider one of these alternatives or see below. If you own this listing or this information is incorrect, contact me here.

Renots is an India-based virtual assistant company operating out of Mumbai. The company started in 2013 and was originally providing digital and media marketing services, then in 2017 they shifted their focus to supplying virtual assistants to individuals and businesses all over the world.

About Renots

The founder and director of Renots is Devesh Chavan, an entrepreneur with decades of experience in brand marketing and online business. You can find the company at PersonalAssistantIndia.com. 

Renots say their target customers are anyone from entrepreneurs to large business owners. Basically, any “Busy working individuals trying to reduce the workload,” they said.

They don’t go into a lot of detail about how their service works on their site and didn’t give up any further info when I asked them.

I suggest contacting them for a quote and asking what their process is for finding and matching you up with one of their assistants.

Services

Renots’ virtual assistants are ready to take any tasks off your hands that can be completed remotely.

From managing the day-to-day running of your website, to completing ad-hoc tasks or booking flights. Once you have established a working relationship with one of their assistants it’s down to you to communicate the tasks you want to be completed.

To help give you an idea of the areas they specialize in Renots break down their services into the following categories:

  • IT solutions
  • Tech and call support
  • Dedicated personal assistant
  • Digital marketing services
  • SEO
  • Campaign management
  • Custom software and website creation

Plans and Pricing

The hourly rates for Renots virtual assistants start at $8.99/hr for their 10-hour a month plan, and goes as low as $5.98/hr if you purchase their 160-hour plan.

This means you can have a full-time assistant working a 40-hour week for a month for just $958.20.

Their hourly plans scale up as follows:

  • Micro Plan – 10 hours, $89.90 per month ($8.99/hr).
  • Mini Plan – 20 hours, $159.80 per month ($7.99/hr).
  • Small Plan – 40 hours, $279.60 per month ($6.99/hr).
  • Medium Plan – 80 hours, $519.20 per month ($6.49/hr).
  • Large Plan – 160 hours, $958.20 per month ($5.98/hr).

The rates are similar to other VA services in India.

Renots Alternatives

There is plenty of choice if you’re looking to work with a virtual assistant company based in India.

MyTasker and AskSunday are two of the most well-established companies in the space. Their hourly rates are a little higher than Renots, but it may be a fair reflection on the experience and quality of the assistants these companies offer.

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InoVA Local

InoVA Local is a virtual assistant company providing virtual assistants based in the US and Canada to small and medium-sized business owners.

They focus mainly on working with local businesses. InoVA Local offers a cost-effective solution for local businesses to offload “up to 90%” of their day-to-day business tasks.

About InoVA Local

inova local reviewThe company was founded by Christopher Schwab.

Chris owns a local house cleaning service called Think Maids, and he started InoVA Local when he saw a gap in the market for a local virtual assistant company when he needed to use one himself.

InoVA Local started operations in 2017. They started out working with local businesses like cleaning and painting companies and have been expanding their reach ever since.

All of their virtual assistants have prior professional experience, are fully trained in-house, and are able to learn and grow with the businesses they work with.

When you sign up for one of their plans, you’re assigned a dedicated assistant, as well as being a member of their support team you can go to as a point of contact with any questions.

InoVA Local Services

InoVA Local says, “Our virtual assistants can take on as much or as little as you want. What we don’t know we can learn.”

Their assistants are split into two categories:

  1. Virtual assistants
  2. Virtual managers

Their assistants can take all those day-to-day tasks off your hands, such as:

  • answering phone calls
  • scheduling meetings and calendar appointments
  • managing emails
  • research tasks
  • and so on.

InoVA Local managers are experienced in managing teams, heading up departments, and overseeing projects.

The founder Chris field-tested this model with his own cleaning business, which he now effectively manages from abroad usually in less than an hour a day.

InoVA Local Plans and Pricing

InoVA Local currently have two different pricing plans as follows:

  • Virtual Receptionist (phone-related tasks only) – $119 for 60 minutes with a completely free 30 day trial.
  • Virtual Assistant $990 for 30 hours. 
  • Virtual Manager – Custom Plans – InoVA discusses with you after working together at the Virtual Assistant level. (Between $1200-$1500 typically.)

inova local pricing

There are no setup costs, additional charges, or hidden fees. Just a flat fee for each of their plans and you only pay for the hours you use.

InoVA Local does not specify how many hours are in the plans at the time of writing this.

If you’re interested in one of their plans and want to know more InoVA Local encourage you to book a free consultation call with a member of their team to run through what you’re looking for in an assistant and how they can best help.

InoVA Local Alternatives

If you’re looking at companies using US-based virtual assistants, I recommend checking out Time Etc and Boldly. They both have a good deal of positive feedback and have built up a lot of trust.

If you really just need someone to answer the phones, consider a virtual receptionist service like Gabbyville.

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Virtalent

Virtalent is a UK-based virtual assistant company that has been in operation since 2014. Although they are fairly new on the virtual assistant scene, they have grown rapidly and picked up a lot of exposure in the UK.

They specialize in helping small businesses and entrepreneurs across the UK by providing highly skilled virtual assistants.

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About Virtalent

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The company employs experienced professional virtual assistants. They have a strict recruitment process to ensure they are hiring highly skilled VAs, and currently, only hire virtual assistants based in the UK.

Virtalent VAs work from their homes (with a few working from coworking spaces) in the UK, and with their clients being based in the UK this means there are no time differences or language barriers to navigate.

If you sign up with Virtalent you will be assigned a dedicated assistant based in the UK. The entire time works remotely from their home offices or coworking spaces.

Their ideal clients are small business owners and entrepreneurs looking to outsource some of their workloads to free up some of their time.

Virtalent Founder Interview

Boldly service at Time Etc prices.”

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Virtalent Services

The services offered by their virtual assistants are generalized into the following categories on their site:

  • Executive Assistance
  • Marketing
  • General VA work
  • Project Management

The full list of Virtual Assistant services they offer can be found on their website. As with any virtual assistant company, there is almost no online task too large or too small, however, Founder Sam Wilson explained, “We focus on QUALITY long-term support from one VA, not on completing one-off individual tasks. Clients typically look to fill a role with a list of responsibilities attached to it, just like they would when hiring an employee.”

He added that when clients sign up, “They’re assigned a dedicated VA with a particular skill set – we focus on hiring experienced administrative and marketing professionals.”

Most Virtalent VAs either come from a senior PA / Office Manager background or from a career spent in senior marketing roles. Less than 2% of applicants get accepted and statistically, each VA has an average of 15 years’ experience.

Many have experience inside big corporations like Deloitte, Barclays, Universal, and others.

The company uses a task management portal which allows clients to log in and view all their activity, including the hours their Virtual Assistant has worked, as well as a list of tasks completed and outstanding, current invoices, and any notes or feedback.

Virtalent Plans and Pricing

Virtalent supply virtual assistants for as low as £23 per hour in 4 different à la carte plans:

  • Entrepreneur – £260 for 10 hours a month
  • Small Business – £500 for 20 hours a month
  • Executive – £960 for 40 hours a month
  • Ultimate – £1380 for 60 hours a month

All work is billed to the exact second it takes to complete the tasks. If you need more work done, they’ll bill you at the same equivalent hourly rate as your package and unused hours roll over to the next month, so you can use as little or as much VA time as you need.

This makes the service as flexible and cost-effective as possible, which was the company’s directive.

Virtalent Pricing

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Before creating an account, clients receive a detailed proposal with an extensive profile of the one VA that Virtalent has ‘matched’ the client with – their Client Engagement Manager handpicks a specific team member, based on the specific skills, experience and personality each individual client is looking for. They then speak directly to that VA to see if they “gel” before committing to a plan.

Virtalent Enterprise Support

The company also offers Enterprise support aimed at larger companies with more bespoke needs, something which is unique to the industry. As a result of the initiative, Virtalent now works with a leading F1 racing team, Lastminute.com, Countrywide properties and other household names.

Sam explained, “Not all companies will fit squarely into our monthly subscription model – they may need a much larger number of hours from a team of VAs working together, rather than a single VA, or require different payment terms, for example.”

Virtalent’s bespoke Enterprise support is ideal for any company looking to resource larger multi-skilled projects that they can’t handle in-house, arrange long-term absence or maternity cover (for a Senior PA role, for example), even if this requires full-time hours, or to offer a pooled admin resource for a remote team (a sales team can have access to a shared remote Sales Administrator, for example).

Virtalent Alternatives

There aren’t a lot of UK-only virtual assistant companies to choose from, but the market is steadily growing. The best-rated is Time Etc, which has similar rates and packages.

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Hubberly

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Hubberly is a virtual assistant company based in the UK with their focus being mainly on the UK market. They have virtual assistants based in Europe, the US, and India.

The company has been in business since 2012. Their target customers are busy individuals, entrepreneurs, and small to medium-sized businesses looking to outsource some of their workload.

About Hubberly

The company is run by Alexis Mathai and Dave Ng. Hubberly’s headquarters in the UK and they focus mainly on UK clientele.

However, having most of their virtual assistants in India allows them to offer much more competitive rates than the UK companies with UK-based assistants.

When you sign up with Hubberly you will have a consultation with a member of their management team. The goal of that chat is to establish your requirements, estimate how many assistant hours you need per month, and match you with the most suitable member of their team.

They then have a Client Success Team in place to help facilitate a smooth relationship with new clients or anyone working with a virtual assistant for the first-time.

You are then introduced to your assistant and can start communicating what tasks you need done. A member of their management team is also available as a point of contact if you have any issues.

Services

Hubberly’s virtual assistants can perform any tasks that can be completed remotely.

You can either pay for a set number of hours per month and work with your assistant 1-on-1 on a variety of tasks, or pay an hourly rate for a specific skill such as logo design or e-commerce support.

Here are some of the common types of tasks Hubberly offers support for:

  • Data Entry
  • Virtual Assistance
  • Writing and Editing
  • Social Media Management
  • Logo and Graphic Design
  • Mobile App Development
  • Website Development and Maintenance

Plans and Pricing

Hubberly currently has 4 different plans for their virtual assistants. These range from £8.00 per hour for their smallest plan of 20 hours a month, to £5.50 per hour for their full-time assistant plan.

hubberly pricing

They also have an extensive list of hourly rates and set prices covering all their other services, enabling you to pay a for the exact service you use if you don’t need to hire an assistant.

An overview of their prices are as follows:

Virtual Assistant Services:

  • 20 hours a month, £160 per month (about £8.00 per hour).
  • 40 hours a month, £280 per month (about £7.00 per hour).
  • 80 hours a month, £520 per month (about £6.50 per hour).
  • 160 hours a month, £880 per month (about £5.50 per hour).

E-Commerce Services:

  • Prices start at £4.99 per hour for product uploading.

Data Entry Services:

  • £5.99 per hour for data entry, data mining, and back office services.

Programming Services:

  • Hourly rates range from £12.99-29.99 per hour.

Graphic Design Services:

All of their plans come with a dedicated virtual assistant, a choice between a North American or Europe-based assistant, 1-hour complimentary launch meeting to get started, and there is always a backup assistant in place.

Hubberly Alternatives

Although Hubberly is a UK-based company and they focus on the UK market a lot of their assistants are based in India, which allows them to offer more competitive prices than other UK-based virtual assistant companies.

Therefore, I’d check out Indian-based virtual assistant companies like My Tasker and VA Talks for comparable services and prices. You’ll find they have experience working with businesses in the UK and will likely accommodate your time zone if you speak with them.

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Limitless Designs

Limitless Designs is a graphic design company offering affordable monthly plans for all kinds of small graphic design tasks. They offer unlimited revisions to ensure your final designs are looking exactly how you want.

Their team of graphic designers works remotely across Malaysia, and they have customer support teams located in the Philippines and the US.

About Limitless Designs

limitless designs reviewThe company was founded in 2016. By hiring graphic designers in Malaysia, Limitless Designs are able to take advantage of the lower cost of living compared to the US and offer very competitive rates.

Their target customers are individuals or businesses of any size that don’t have their own in-house designers.

When you sign up for a plan you are assigned a dedicated designer. This gives you the opportunity to work with the same designer on an ongoing basis, effectively like having a team member, but at a fraction of the cost of hiring a full-time employee.

When I asked them what their areas of specialization were, they said, “Social media graphics, banner ads, and blog graphics. Our service is great for marketing teams that need to consistently create marketing materials and graphics for their social media and content marketing campaigns.”

How it Works

Limitless Designs follows a 4-step process in working with clients.

1. A Quick Design Brief

Send their team an email detailing the designs you want to be produced. It’s a good idea to include examples and be as detailed as possible if you want their vision to align with yours.

2. The Brief is Dispatched to your Dedicated Designer

They assign a dedicated graphic designer to handle your request. The same designer will stay with you, so they become more familiar with you and your brand the more requests they handle.

3. Design Delivery

When your designs are finished they will be dropped off in a Dropbox folder for you to check. You also get the source files so you have complete ownership over the designs and can make any edits yourself.

4. Revisions (if needed)

Should you require any revisions, Limitless Designs offer unlimited revisions on both of their plans. Just reply with your feedback and your designer will make the changes as per your specs.

Services

Limitless Designs says they typically take on graphic design tasks that can be completed in an hour, or easily summarized in an email what the task is.

Some of their most commonly requested graphic design work includes:

  • Social media images
  • Blog post images
  • Banner Ads
  • Cropping or resizing images

Plans and Pricing

Limitless Designs currently has two pricing plans or a one-off fee for single designs as follows:

  • Starter Plan – $179 per month for 4 graphic design requests. ($45/per design)
  • Unlimited Plan – $299 per month for unlimited graphic design requests.
  • Single Designs – $49 per design with one revision.

limitless designs pricing

Both of their plans include unlimited revisions, a dedicated designer, unlimited brands, 24/7 customer service, no fixed contracts, and a 14-day money back guarantee.

Limitless Designs Alternatives

Design Pickle operates with a very similar business model if you can get value from monthly plans, although their pricing is a little more expensive.

If you only want a one-off design or don’t anticipate having regular requests then Fiverr and Upwork are affordable options. The drawback with those being you need to do the legwork to choose a designer.

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Remplo (formerly TaskEngage / Outvas)

UPDATE: Remplo has been acquired by QuickMonday. Please see our review with QuickMonday here.

Remplo enables small business owners and entrepreneurs to outsource tasks to their team of virtual assistants. The company has a large team of hand-picked virtual assistants (primarily based in Sri Lanka) with a range of skills to meet their clients’ needs.

About Remplo

Remplo ReviewsRemplo has been providing virtual assistant services since 2006, though briefly went through a weird period of name changes. (For a time during 2017-2018, the company was known as TaskEngage or Outvas.)

Being in the virtual assistant space for that long and still going strong is testament to a good reputation and a lot of satisfied clients. The company is headed up by Roshana Mallawaarachchi, and their target customers are small businesses and entrepreneurs.

They claim to have worked with over 1,000 clients, and saved them time by having their skilled virtual assistants handle their tasks at a cost effective and competitive rate.

Roshana pointed out that they have, “minimized issues associated in working with staff in autonomous and distant locations by keeping the contractors accountable and productive no matter where they are working from in the world.” That’s a mouthful, right?

He added that their hiring process utilizes a 10-step process designed by Richard Branson’s former executive assistant.

Remplo assistants are located in Sri Lanka, with sales offices in Australia and the UK.

Services

The company provides clients with VAs ready to tackle any day-to-day tasks a business owner would look to outsource. They do however group their virtual assistants’ skill sets into six categories as follows:

  • Admin and Organizing
  • Writing
  • Marketing and Social Media
  • Research
  • Sales
  • Medical Transcription

If your needs fall under any of the categories above, or you just have routine tasks you want to outsource, provide Remplo with as much detail as possible. The more detail you provide upfront, the better the communication and understanding is going forward.

Remplo assistants work from their home offices instead of from a dedicated call center-type cubicle farm, which results in lower overhead and additional cost savings.

Plans and Pricing

Remplo is among the most affordable VA companies I’ve seen, with rates set at $5 an hour across their menu of plans:

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That means you can start out with a dedicated Remplo assistant for just $50 a month for 10 hours of work.

If you have a little more work, you can buy a 40-hour per month plan for just $200.

The popular “Gold” level plan offers a dedicated VA for around 20 hours a week for $400, and a full-time assistant will run you $800 a month.

Remplo Alternatives

Among Remplo’ top competitors are companies like My Tasker and TaskBullet, but you’ll pay a slightly higher hourly rate at either of those.

Remplo has been in business for a long time and they do have a lot of experience in the virtual assistant space which goes a long way. I always recommend doing some due diligence and making contact with companies to see how they fit with your needs.

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