Category Archives: Virtual Assistant

Exercise At Your Desk

These days, it seems like everyone is working more hours and using the old “no-time-to-exercise” excuse more than ever. But what if you could actually work out at work?

While you won’t get to the Olympics this way, you can do stretching, muscle-strengthening, and even short stints of aerobic exercises right at your desk (or maybe in a vacant conference room or stairwell). After all, doctors say any amount of exercise helps- the benefits are cumulative.

WebMD offers up excellent ‘at your desk’ exercises that anyone can fit into their schedule.
(credit) By Jean Lawrence WebMD Weight Loss Clinic-Feature
Reviewed by Kathleen M. Zelman, MPH, RD, LD

Marketing In A Virtual World

In A Virtual World, Should You Still Market Locally?

With just about everyone having an online presence or at least the ability to have one, there is one looming question to all virtual service providers. Should you still market locally? The answer is simple. Yes, you should. Everyone Is Not Virtual Yet Continue reading

Virtually Yours – Defined

virtual headphonesToday, a Virtual Assistant can cross a broad span of services from transcriptions to accounting. There are also a variety of interpretations. Wikipedia offers this definition.

virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant) is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely from a home office Because virtual assistants are independent contractors rather than employees, clients are not responsible for any employee-related taxes, insurance or benefits, except in the context that those indirect expenses are included in the VAs fees. Clients also avoid the logistical problem of providing extra office space, equipment or supplies. Clients pay for 100% productive work, and can work with Virtual Assistants, individually, or in multi-VA firms to meet their exact needs. Virtual Assistants usually work for other small businesses. Continue reading