As more people find themselves working from home during the Covid-19 pandemic—either remote working for an employer or having lost their job and starting afresh—interest in creating an efficient and professional SoHo environment is blooming.
I recently advised a client to archive and backup their email before a move to a new hosting company, which required hunting down some email archiving software that would work on their Windows/Outlook set up and be straightforward to use. The right archiving software will connect direct to your IMAP/POP3 email accounts as well as a range of popular email programs—or is that old fashioned now, perhaps apps would be more apt.
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.