Virtual Assistants Help Small Business Make it Big
From El Paso, Inc. via the New York Times, comes an article detailing the myriad ways in which small business owners can beef up and streamline their business processes, including relying on virtual assistants.
Many solo entrepreneurs rely on virtual assistants — temporary help hired as needed — who work remotely, usually from their homes. They can handle tasks like research, data entry and e-mail replies. Garland uses virtual assistants about 40 hours a month.
“What’s nice is you don’t have an employee,” he said. “This is someone who bills you by the hour, so it’s an expense you can deduct.”
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