Virtual Assistant

Technology

How Important Is Siri's Personality?

As virtual assistant technology becomes more advanced, the next battle is over personality, or lack thereof.
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3 Basics to Hire and Train a Virtual Assistant

A VA is great because it's like an employee you're not legally responsible for, but you must ensure this individual knows what he or she is doing.
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How to Grow Your Business With Virtual Assistants (Infographic)

Think of a virtual assistant as a partner, rather than a 'hired gun.'
Innovation Now

The Virtual Assistant: A Startup's Secret Weapon

Don't have the money to hire a full-time employee yet? You might want to consider the VA.
Acquisitions

Zirtual Is Coming Back, But in a Different Form

The embattled virtual assistant service was bought by Startups.co, but it remains to be seen how much of the previous business model will stick.
Failure

Virtual Assistant Service Zirtual Abruptly Shuts Down

The company surprised clients and employees Monday morning with an email announcing its closure.
Time Management

4 Ways You Can Make More Money While Working Less

Act as though you're "already there," by adopting the accoutrements of success, like a virtual assistant.
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Triple Your Business' Efficiency by Using Virtual Assistants

These 10 steps will help your company grow, using digital outsourcing.
You've Arrived

Swamped? Someone Will Get That for You.

New startups run the errands you can't.
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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.
Innovation Now

Do These 3 Things Before Hiring a Virtual Assistant

VAs can help you get more done, but success does not come naturally.
Innovation Now

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.'
SXSW

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

Darling, sit down. Someone will do that for you.
Innovation Now

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.
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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.