What's the Difference Between an Auto Attendant, a Secretary, and a Live Receptionist?
Secretaries, auto attendants, and live receptionists, oh my! There are few office staples as common as the receptionist behind the welcome desk. However, the look and feel of offices today is radically different than the rows of cubicles and coffee ring stains of yore. Naturally, receptionist work is radically different too, and far more customizable to the needs of businesses.Read more
Former CEO Tells Virtual Assistant Success Story
LOS ANGELES-Have you ever used a virtual assistant? Have you ever spoken with anyone who has? Michael Hyatt, former CEO of Thomas Nelson, shared his experience using a virtual assistant and offers some interesting insights into the issue.
“I left my role as CEO of Thomas Nelson in April 2011. I thought I could get by with...
Realtors: Should You Hire a Virtual Assistant?
LOS ANGELES—Keller Williams is one of the fastest-growing real estate companies in the United States. So when I saw a blog post on the KW Blog entitled, “Should you hire a virtual assistant?” I was intrigued about the possibilities of virtual assistants for real estate agents.
Keller Williams asked Mike Incorvaia, Jr. abo...
Could You Use a Virtual Assistant?
LOS ANGELES—Could you use a virtual assistant? That’s the question in a headline from the Wall Street Journal way back in 2010. You see, although virtual assistants have become quite the buzz in the past year, virtual assistants are nothing new to the entrepreneurial—or corporate—scenes.
“Between work, chores, an...
How About a Virtual Assistant Researcher With Your Coworking Space?
LOS ANGELES—I read an interesting article in Business2Community this morning. It’s called “Employing Virtual Research Assistants in Co-Working Spaces.” That gave me an idea: why not employ virtual assistants in your coworking—or your virtual office space or executive office suites—to handle your market research tasks?
“If you ar...