What is a virtual assistant?

 A virtual assistant (VA) is an independent contractor who provides administrative and  business services to other contractors and businesses all around the globe. A virtual assistant partners with your company, helping you achieve your business goals. There is no tax or insurance deductions to keep track of when hiring a virtual assistant. The only thing you pay for is the work done. Virtual assistance is available only when you need it or on a monthly retainer.

“Finding a virtual assistant can be like finding a hat, you have to find the one that is in tune with your whole outfit.” ~Sarah Herbert, written in her business journal in regard to what a virtual assistant can do for their clients, Feb. 2012

Here is some useful information that Sarah feels is important when hiring a VA...