Whether it be fine-tuning their work/life balance, keeping their running costs down, or ensuring they have the right people with the right skills and experience, there’s a simple solution: make good use of freelance business support services.
My client was able to pass the task on to me the next day and his friends were able to relax in the knowledge that it was all being taken care of.
A virtual assistant can provide most of the secretarial support a small business or sole-trader is likely to require. They can answer your calls, handle your email messages, manage your diary, maintain your spreadsheets, design your Powerpoint presentations, run your social media marketing campaigns, design and build your website…
No matter how much we Mac users rile against Microsoft, there’s just no getting round the fact that most businesses will be using the Microsoft Office suite. Which particular programs you buy depends upon the services you’re going to be offering as a virtual assistant or virtual PA.
I will be writing a series of posts about the various office furniture, IT hardware and software, and online services a virtual assistant or freelancer offering secretarial services may find useful.