Outsourcing jobs to a virtual assistant is a great way for busy business owners to get many small tasks accomplished at once.  A virtual assistant can do anything from reading and replying to customer service emails and placing orders for clients to setting up appointments and answering phones from a remote location.  However, if you are not careful, there can be some major pitfalls.  Here are some of the most important mistakes to avoid when outsourcing to a virtual assistant. Read more

When you are a business that has a lot of service to do and you need to get your business moving it can be difficult, especially when you have to wear every hat that the business needs. For most small business owners this means that marketing goes down to the bottom of the pile as something that will eventually get done.

Today, Internet presence is what is needed for most businesses and you must do this with some sort of effort. Whether you are a social networking or you are using professional social media to market your business, you will find that the Internet will play a major part in your marketing. Read more

Humans are social animals and they must be connected to other social animals in order for them to survive. In the real world they have families, friends and business associates that they connect to on a daily basis.

In the virtual world of the Internet, social media is the way that people get connected and stay connected on the Web. There are so many sites and they do so many different things that it can be difficult to figure out whether any of them will benefit your business.

This is where you might need the assistance of a Virtual Marketing Assistant (VMA). Read more