Wednesday, February 04, 2009

10 Reasons to Partner with a Virtual Assistant

10 Reasons to Partner with a Virtual Assistant

Virtual Assistants are revolutionizing the way business is done today. They partner with you to make sure not only that you succeed, but that you operate your business in a more calm and creative way. Virtual assistants offer everything from publicity and marketing assistance, to bookkeeping and administrative tasks. They pride themselves in partnering with their clients to not only get the job done, but get the job done better than it has been done in the past.

Following are just a few of the reasons you should partner with a Virtual Assistant:

They often know what you need even before you do.

They are experienced and skilled in the areas you need the most assistance with.
They continue to learn and be the best they can be.
They will add to your bottom line because they know how.
They take over tasks you dread and therefore leave you doing what you do best, make money.
They know the latest technology, in fact, they invented most of it. (Okay, that might be an exaggeration, but we do know our technology.)
They work with you to find ways to improve your business. They see things you are too close to. They make a difference.
They are fun, yet professional.
They help you survive and thrive in this gloomy economy.

Fortunately the timing has never been better for partnering with a virtual assistant. The economy is actually fueling the Virtual Assistant Industry. Why? Mainly because businesses have had to downsize, yet still have work that needs done. Businesses appreciate the professionalism and quality of the work that Virtual Assistants do. And there’s also the fact that Virtual Assistants have been in the news now more than ever. When you consider they’ve been written about in Wall Street Journal, Readers Digest, Entrepreneur, Woman’s Day, and talked about on major news channels such as CBS News, the Today Show, etc., you can understand why more and more businesses are seeking the help of a qualified VA.

So when do you know it’s the right time for your business to hire a virtual assistant? Easy. When you’re ready to take control back of your business and start seeing it become profitable again. When you’re ready to enjoy life again and relinquish some of the duties that are taking up so much of your time. When you finally have had enough and realize you can’t do it alone.

Take charge today and partner with a virtual assistant and see what a difference they can make for your business. From marketing and sending out press releases to handling all your administrative needs, the right virtual assistant is there and ready to see you succeed.

Diana Ennen and Kelly Poelker are the co-authors of one of the leading books in the VA Industry, Virtual Assistant the Series: Become a Highly Successful, Sought After VA ( Ennen is also the President of Virtual Word Publishing, offering publicity and marketing assistance and Poelker the Founder of the Academy of Virtual Professionals. Article is free to be reprinted as long as bio remains intact.



tspd said...

I think partnering with a Virtual Assistant would help struggling businesses survive the recession.

Diana Ennen said...

Absolutely! That's one of the great things that virtual assistants can do to help businesses. Many businesses have had to cut back on their staff, however, this allows them to pay for work on an as needed basis. And many companies although they can't hire additional help, they can subcontract the work out.

I love being a VA! Are you a virtual assistant too. Tell us know you do to help struggling businesses.