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5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Hiring a Virtual Assistant
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5 Common Pitfalls to Avoid When Hiring a Virtual Assistant

The reality is, hiring a VA isn't easy -- and it isn't a quick fix for your business's problems.
Eric Siu
Do These 3 Things Before Hiring a Virtual Assistant
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Do These 3 Things Before Hiring a Virtual Assistant

VAs can help you get more done, but success does not come naturally.
Brandon Turner
Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Possibly Headed to Android, Apple Devices
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Microsoft's Digital Assistant Cortana Possibly Headed to Android, Apple Devices

The tech giant is giving Cortana a boost with research from an artificial intelligence project called 'Einstein.'
Beyond Comfy Shoes and Extra Chargers: The Advanced Guide to Surviving SXSW
SXSW

Beyond Comfy Shoes and Extra Chargers: The Advanced Guide to Surviving SXSW

Darling, sit down. Someone will do that for you.
Linda Lacina
 3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Virtual Assistant
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3 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Virtual Assistant

When you're just starting your company, you never have enough time on your hands. If used correctly, virtual assistants may be the answer you've been looking for.
AJ Agrawal
3 Mistakes to Avoid When Working With a Virtual Assistant
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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Working With a Virtual Assistant

Even though virtual assistants are meant to make an entrepreneur's life easier, founders can make mistakes working with them -- causing more headaches than good.
Dorie Clark
How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Startup Success
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How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Startup Success

People working remotely can save an entrepreneur time. It's up to you to screen and manage them to suit your needs.
Brad Hines
6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants
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6 Creative Ways to Use Overseas Virtual Assistants

Some tasks don't require knowing fluent English and can be easily handled abroad.
James Parsons
Siri's Founders Are Building Viv -- the Personal Assistant Siri Should Have Been
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Siri's Founders Are Building Viv -- the Personal Assistant Siri Should Have Been

If it goes as planned, Viv will be a digital assistant that can solve far more complex requests than Siri.
Laura Entis
10 Things to Outsource to a Virtual Assistant
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10 Things to Outsource to a Virtual Assistant

With the growth of virtual assistants, their expertise now runs the gamut -- from making vendor calls to sending out thank you cards to prospective clients. Here's how to make the most of virtual help.
Alina Dizik
Startup Basics

How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business

Expert VA Lyn Toomey offers her insight on what to expect and how to find help in the virtual world.
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Starting a Virtual Assistant Business

Interested in starting one of the fastest-growing homebased businesses around? These existing business owners' advice can help you get started.
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Hiring a Virtual Assistant

How to get help when you don't want employees in your home office
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Help manage clients' offices from your home office.