Upwork vs. FreeeUp

Upwork vs. FreeeUp

Where’s the best place to hire a rockstar freelance virtual assistant? Two of the largest platforms for online workers are Upwork and FreeeUp. Both of these sites have a deep talent pool and your diamond-in-the-rough virtual assistant is probably out […]

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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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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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