What Is an Online Concierge Service and When Do I Need It?

When most people think of a concierge, they think of a high-end luxury hotel whose front-desk concierge service assists guests by booking tours, buying theatre or concert tickets, giving directions, offering advice and securing restaurant reservations. A concierge is someone who helps guests (or residents) arrange things like tickets, tours or gifts. Concierges have years […]

Client Profile: How we have helped them take their time back – Nefeli Sidiropoulou

Remembering to attend the kid’s recital, meet with investors, book a well-deserved holiday, and meet client deadlines can seem like a near-impossible task if you are an entrepreneur. You want your business to grow, while at the same time, you don’t want to neglect your personal commitments. Our featured client, Nefeli Sidiropoulou, is a mother, […]

Meet one of our Virtual EA’s: Chloë Smedy

Full name: Chloë Smedy Location: Cape Town An Executive Assistant role is often overlooked by entrepreneurs, as many do not realise the nitty-gritty takes a lot of time – time that could be executed elsewhere. Executive Assistants complement many of the weaknesses you may face, thus being an integral part of the team. Our skilled […]

Top Productivity Apps for Property Professionals

Property professionals face a variety of challenges that hinder productivity and efficiency in pursuit of closing sales. Sometimes it’s a matter of forgetfulness, finding a place to store important documents and business cards, or staying up to-date with the latest property trends. These challenges significantly decrease the productivity and efficiency of property professionals. We look […]

6 core reasons why property professionals should outsource to a virtual assistant

Property professionals  struggle to maintain consistent levels of productivity and efficiency when they are spending a substantial portion of their time with general management and other tasks that are better suited for a personal assistant. Hiring an in-house PA or doing the work yourself isn’t cost effective and significantly affects the growth of your business. […]

AVirtual’s Top tips for Virtual Team Building

Virtual team building is becoming more of a necessity for both startup entrepreneurs and SME’s. The paradox associated with the modern world is that as we become more physically disconnected, technology continues to afford us the opportunity of limitless connection within the digital realm. Many startup entrepreneurs and SME’s are beginning to realise this as […]

Samantha Cruickshank chats to us about her AVirtual experience

About the Business Owner Name: Samantha Cruickshank Company: LSS – Language Service Specialists Location: Newbury, UK Website: langservspec.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/PrivateTutorForFrenchAndGerman/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/langservspec   What does your business do? We are a network of freelance language tutors providing tuition and language clubs from nursery to retirement.     What is the most important thing to keep track of […]

6 ways Independent Financial Advisor’s can outsource to a virtual PA

You studied to be an Independent Financial Advisor so you could provide professional financial advice, not to sit at your desk doing administration. A virtual personal assistant can massively help to reduce your personal workload and give you more time to focus on the important aspects of growing your business. Outsourcing a virtual PA is […]

6 ways your travel company can outsource to a virtual assistant

Planning the dream adventure for a client, however knowledgeable you are, takes a lot of research and meticulous planning. To really stand out as a travel agency, you need to make sure you’re fully up to date on all the recent developments around the globe and can offer your clients a truly personal service that […]

The top 7 productivity apps recommended by the AVirtual team

There are a huge range of productivity apps now available to help busy people work more efficiently through their to-do list. We asked our team of professional PAs at AVirtual, which apps they found most helpful. Here are their top 7:   Planner Pro   This app is so effective that it’s becoming part of […]