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.
There are many names for a virtual assistant — not to be confused with non-human virtual assistants — virtual secretary, virtual personal assistant (PA), virtual temp — and we perform a variety of admin tasks to support start-up, SME, and larger businesses.
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