Monthly Archives: November 2011

Managing Your Virtual Assistant Workload – Tip 3

File your emails Similarly, have a filing system for emails that have been dealt with. When you have replied to or dealt with each email, file it or delete it.

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Managing Your Virtual Assistant Workload – Tip 2

Sort your emails Do you have an inbox with more than 10 emails in it? If you have, it can be a huge waste of time trying to find what you are looking for, and the clutter can be overwhelming. … Continue reading

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Managing Your Virtual Assistant Workload – Tip 1

Schedule your email Although you may be regularly monitoring and collecting your clients’ emails during the day, collect your own business email just twice a day and deal with all enquiries in batches.

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Managing Your Virtual Assistant Workload

When you are a virtual assistant, especially when your practice is becoming full, you spend a lot of time juggling your schedule to fit in all the needs and requirements of your various clients. As you become busier with client … Continue reading

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Building a Top Notch Virtual Team – Tip 6

Don’t forget to show gratitude. If you have found an outsourcing partner that is more interested in getting it right than just getting it done, you’ll want to hang on to them. These people will foresee obstacles and devise solutions … Continue reading

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Building a Top Notch Virtual Team – Tip 5

Manage your virtual team effectively. Once you decided who you want to work with on a regular basis, make sure there is a system in place to effectively manage your team. Staying in regular contact with your virtual team is … Continue reading

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Building a Top Notch Virtual Team – Tip 4

Be clear and concise in your delegation. Something you will learn from outsourcing your test projects is how to delegate effectively. If you don’t ask for exactly what you want, chances are you won’t get it. Good outsourcing companies will … Continue reading

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Building a Top Notch Virtual Team – Tip 3

Look for outstanding communicators. The secret to a successful virtual relationship is excellent communication. If the company is in a different time zone, or takes days to respond to your messages, you may have problems. If you’re outsourcing a test … Continue reading

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Building a Top Notch Virtual Team – Tip 2

Look for professionals. Look for companies that have been around for a while and that have a proven track record. Is there a portfolio on their web site, are there genuine customer testimonials. Whilst start ups can be equally good, … Continue reading

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