3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

3 Pitfalls to Avoid When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

Deena Anreise, the Marketing Manager for Prialto, contributed this post. Take it away, Deena! ********** Teamwork is the cornerstone of every successful business, but achieving team cohesiveness can be a challenge. Leaders, managers, and business founders often struggle to understand what […]

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How to Hire Thousands of VAs for $1

How to Hire Thousands of VAs for $1

A friend of mine is really into investing. He’s always checking his portfolio and calculating his net worth. What’s this have to do with outsourcing? Well, it was actually something he told me: “Investing lets me delegate all the hard work to […]

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10/80/10 Outsourcing

10/80/10 Outsourcing

No, no, it’s not just a “new” way of explaining the 80/20 rule. I was listening to a podcast the other day (this one) and at the end of the episode the host explained his 10/80/10 framework for outsourcing. How it […]

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Calculating ROO: Return on Outsourcing

Calculating ROO: Return on Outsourcing

When I was making my first virtual hires, I saw it as a cost. Since I was doing everything myself up to that point, it was just an additional expense. Well it didn’t take long to realize that hiring a […]

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Why I Finally Hired an Accountant (Again)

Why I Finally Hired an Accountant (Again)

Accounting is one of the first things most business owners hire out. The tax code is so complex — and the penalties for messing up so severe — that it just makes sense to bring on an expert, right? Well […]

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My New Email Virtual Assistant

My New Email Virtual Assistant

This year I’ve been letting a new VA into my inbox. I felt like I was fighting a losing battle against the constant barrage of email, and even though I had what I thought to be a pretty robust system […]

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Zirtual vs. Time Etc

Zirtual vs. Time Etc

Zirtual and Time Etc are two very popular choices of virtual assistant companies. Both services offer well-educated, US-based virtual assistants, at affordable monthly packages. With competitive pricing, compelling customer testimonials, and years of process improvement, it can be tough to choose […]

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