UPDATE: As of mid-2020, it appears Exicon is offline. Please see below for alternatives.
Exicon Assistant is a virtual assistant company based in Mumbai, India. They provide virtual assistant services to businesses of all sizes and specialize in graphic design and creating brand videos.
The company started operations in July 2018. They are a subsidiary of Exicon Group, a marketing solutions company that has been in business since 2000.
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About Exicon Assistant
The company is run by Prakash Bind and Abhishek Ghosh who are also managing directors of Exicon Group, the parent company to Exicon Assistant.
All of their virtual assistants are based in-house at their offices in Mumbai, India. They also have other offices in other locations across India, and in London, UK.
Their target customers are entrepreneurs, startups, and small to medium size businesses looking to outsource some of their day-to-day tasks.
When you sign up for one of their plans a member of their team will call you for a consultation to discuss your requirements.
They then assign the best-suited virtual assistant and you’ll coordinate directly with them, as well as having an operations manager as a point of contact if you run into any issues.
Being based in India they are able to offer very competitive rates, even when comparing them to their competitors.
Exicon Assistant virtual assistants will handle any business-related tasks that can be completed remotely.
To give you an idea of the types of tasks the commonly handle they highlight their areas of specialization as graphic design, brand films and videos, and group their services as follows:
- Coding and Web Solutions – Anything from open source customization to backend support and coding changes to your website.
- Graphic Design – Their assistants specialize in creating everything from logos and blog graphics to complete branding campaigns.
- Digital Marketing – PPC campaigns, social media marketing, digital marketing tasks.
- Films and Audio – Their assistants are skilled in producing all kinds of TV and radio jingles, commercials, animations, and even short films.
- Market Research – Questionnaire design, market segmentation, customer surveys, and other research-driven tasks.
- Content Development – Article writing, blog content, outreach, sales copy, and any other form of written content.
Plans and Pricing
Exicon Assistant currently has four different pricing plans. Their rates are very competitive starting at $8.99 per hour for their 10-hour plan and going as low as $5.99 per hour for a full-time assistant.
A complete list of their pricing plans are as follows:
- Trial Plan – $89.90 per month for 10 hours ($8.99 per hour).
- Basic Plan – $319.60 per month for 40 hours ($7.99 per hour).
- Intermediate Plan – $519.20 per month for 80 hours ($6.99 per hour).
- Advanced Plan – $958.40 per month for 160 hours ($5.99 per hour).
The pricing is very attractive on all these plans, and to be able to get started for less than $100 is a strong value proposition.
All of their plans include a free consultation, a dedicated virtual assistant, a backup assistant, operations manager, and most importantly any unused hours roll over to the following month.
Exicon Assistant Alternatives
There is no shortage of virtual assistant companies based in India to choose from. If you feel more comfortable using a tried and tested company, My Tasker and Ask Sunday are two well-established companies with a good deal of customer feedback to read through.
|Tasks Expert||My Tasker||TaskVirtual||eLuminous|
|Minimum Package||$95 for 10 hours||$140 for 10 hours||Pay as you go for $15||$140 for 20 hours|
|Best For|| Business Owners
|Data Entry, Digital Marketing, Website design & development, Administrative Work, Customer Service|| Development
|Special Offer||10 hours free w/ code VAA10||20% off first month w/ code VAA20MT||Free Trial $10 for 10 hours. Valid for 1 month.||20% off first month (mention VAA)|
|Learn More||Learn More||Learn More||Learn More|
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Exicon Assistant had only been operating for a couple of months at the time of this initial write-up so they’re a bit of an unknown.
They do offer very competitive rates however, especially if you’re looking for a full-time assistant. It’s worth contacting them for a consultation and giving them a trial.
Have you worked with Exicon Assistant? If so, please leave a review of your experience below to help others with their decision.