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Amy Wall
How to afford a virtual assistant
When deciding whether you can afford to hire a virtual assistant (VA), it’s a simple equation. If you compare just the hourly cost of an employee to that of a VA, you’ll miss many factors. Many benefits of a VA beyond the price, while many employee costs are hidden. It’s important to understand the full...
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If you are considering hiring a virtual assistant, it is important to consider how outsourcing can help your business. Of course, virtual assistants can help in many areas, from business management, logistics, and bookkeeping, to event planning, and time and file management. But knowing that you can get tasks completed, that your A/R is current,...
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SOS Lifesaver Monthly Service Subscriptions help business woman run her company.
As a small business owner, you know what it takes to make your business efficient and profitable. But if you are like most of us, the adjustments required by the COVID pandemic have put more barriers in the way of your business progress. Working from home with the distractions of family life and the challenges...
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my's cat helping her work from home
During the weeks of the Safer at Home order, everyone has been grappling with changes they never before imagined. And one of the big ones is how to work from home. Specifically– how to work from home without going bonkers. You all know the scene… Barking during Zoom meetings. No internet when your daughter logs into...
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With the start of the new year, it’s time to take the 2020 Accounting Practices Quiz. Imagine if your business accounting ran smoothly and efficiently. You collect all your payments promptly. Every month, you pay your vendors automatically. You file your taxes without headache and every three months, you generate financial reports which help you...
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One of the questions we get quite often is, “How does a virtual assistant save me money?” The answer is simple.  You save money by directly reducing some costs. You reduce some hidden costs that you don’t realize you’re paying.You have extra eyes on your business to find efficiencies you may not have thought of. Let’s...
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How many times have you gotten an important call when you’re in an equally important meeting? And then, your day flies by and you can’t answer until much, much later? Frustrating, isn’t it? You can try new apps, or time management techniques, or resolutions to be more disciplined. But sometimes, you just need more help....
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When Amy started SOS, she wanted to make a big impact. She developed premier business services to make an impact on her clients. Her collaborative, supportive company culture makes an impact on her vendors and employees. And when she joined Buy 1, Give 1 (B1G1), she was finally able to make an impact globally. B1G1...
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Hiring a virtual assistance (VA) company for the first time can be daunting. For solopreneurs, often you’ve been doing it all yourself. You’re playing a team sport but you don’t have a team. How do you know what to farm out or how? For other companies, you have hired help but it’s always been in-house....
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When I was in high school, I was part of a group that were the ambassadors of the school. We were called Hospitality Hostesses. This was the late 70’s, early 80’s so the name would not be politically correct today in the burgeoning growth in the roles of women, however, we were the first face...
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