Think you need to onboard more assistants to work in your physical office location?

Think again. The virtual assistant market is booming right now, with experts predicting it to grow by $4.12 billion in the next four years. If you’ve never considered hiring a virtual assistant, it’s time to consider what these virtual services can do for your business.

Ever wondered what a Virtual Assistant is? No, it’s not Siri, Alexa, Cortana, or Bixby!

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But what are virtual assistants, exactly? What are some common virtual assistant responsibilities? We’ll answer those important questions and more, so keep reading!

WHAT ARE VIRTUAL ASSISTANTS?

Also called virtual receptionists, these professionals do everything your in-house receptionist or assistant would do…


Did you know that distractions in the workplace cost businesses about $600 billion every year? Hiring a virtual freelancer can help you get more work done while minimizing the distractions for yourself and your employees.

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Virtual assistant work can help every department of your company. Whether you need a personal assistant or an addition to your marketing team, you don’t need another person in the office.

Read on to learn more about remote assistants and how they can benefit you.

WHERE THEY WORK

A virtual freelancer is a remote contractor, so you can hire someone no matter where you or…


It’s true that your assistant can’t work effectively if they’re not familiar with your expectations, the software you use, and the everyday workflow.

However, there’s a method to increase productivity and ease the training period by paying attention to your work processes.

With this in mind, read on to learn all about process documentation for a seamless work environment! An experienced virtual assistant can improve productivity and reduce complications through process documentation.

IDENTIFY THE TASKS

One of the hardest aspects of beginning documenting processes is compiling all the tasks that you expect your virtual assistant to handle. …


A hybrid business model is defined by the combination of different organizational models to produce products and/or services. Businesses have come to realize that outsourcing to virtual assistants is the best way to streamline operations, reduce costs, and grow business.

It’s time to keep up with the changing times — from advancements to technology to pandemics and disasters.

IMPORTANCE OF MOVING TO QUALITY HYBRID BUSINESS MODELS

I knew the COVID-19 virus would force businesses to rethink their business model in order to stay afloat. But what I saw instead was that the best framework for business is to streamline operations, increase efficiency, and grow business. The framework focuses on outsourcing to virtual assistants.

This model is already evident. For example, there are more than 10 million…


One of the most common questions regarding virtual assistants is about their schedule. Specifically for those virtual assistants who live on another continent, and thus in a completely different timezone.

How do you make that work? In the case of MyOutDesk virtual assistants, it’s actually quite simple and easy.

You’d be surprised with our Virtual Assistant’s daily routine!

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As the company employing our virtual assistants, we have procedures in place to designate and assure their availability for clients in any timezone. We also track their activity during scheduled work hours, to ensure transparency for both us and whichever client of ours is utilizing them. …


What if you could sit down with a diverse group of experienced real estate professionals, and ask them for advice? Well, we kind of did that for you. I sat down with a handful of experienced real estate agents and asked them “How do you become more profitable?”, and got some juicy answers.

Contents of this interview also come out with our partner, RISMedia.

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We’re gonna summarize their tips here, so any agent looking to be more profitable in the RE industry will find this blog not only helpful but easy to digest. Because in this business, time is money. And if you’re here, reading this blog, you’re…


If you’re a small business owner just starting, you may not have the resources to hire a full-time assistant. In this case, you may end up doing tasks that take you away from growing your presence in the marketplace.

While it’s easy to decide for some business owners, some still find it trivial!

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A great solution is a virtual assistant service. It’s growing as technology makes it easier to work remotely.

This article will cover the top reasons why hiring a virtual assistant (VA) is the best option for your business. Keep reading to learn the benefits of virtual assistants.

IT COVERS MANY ROLES

Virtual assistant services come in different forms. You can hire a…


More often than not, unfortunately, people running a growing business don’t realize they need something until they needed it yesterday. Like assistance; you realize something isn’t working the way it should and hasn’t been long enough to eventually get your attention. That’s when you know you need that assistance, immediately. However, finding help is another task in itself. And tasks equal time. So how about you have fewer tasks to worry about and more time on your hands? It’s possible with virtual assistants.

Recruiting doesn’t have to be difficult for you.

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YOU NEED HELP FINDING HELP

Did you know that the average length of the hiring process here in the…


Stop chasing and begin attracting the right customers. Here is how to get attraction marketing in four simple steps.

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WHAT IS ATTRACTION MARKETING?

It’s simple, attraction marketing is where people or businesses seek out products or services that could add value to their life or business on their own, by referral, or by search.

Think of yourself as a magnet!

4 STEPS TO START ATTRACTION MARKETING

CRAFTING THE RIGHT OFFER

Remember, this isn’t about you. If you are out there in the world shouting from the rooftops about “Me, myself, and I”, this is your first mistake.

“How you attract people is by making it about them and what you can do for them. Or how…


The Philippines is one of the top destinations major corporations outsource their business needs. Doing so allows businesses to keep overhead down on expenses such as office space, equipment, internet connection, taxes, and even benefits.

If you don’t know already: the Philippines is making headway in the outsourcing world.

Even though this provides significant cost savings to business owners, it also greatly benefits a Philippines-based Virtual Assistant as well. They get to work from home, be closer to family, and removing 2–4 hours of a daily commute. All while taking in a great wage.

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While several other countries are well-known for offering virtual services, such as Malaysia, South Africa, and India…

Daniel Ramsey

CEO/Co-Founder of MyOutDesk. In 13 years+, we have served over 6,000 clients with the highest-quality, top-rated virtual assistants. https://www.myoutdesk.com

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