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Juky 02, 2010
Using A Virtual Assistant To Boost Your Business
By Stacy Karacostas
In case you haven't noticed-or you've just stumbled across my marketing musings-I am a HUGE proponent of outsourcing to Virtual Assistants (or VAs). Especially if you're a solo-entrepreneur! Because it truly is the best way save yourself from getting totally overwhelmed by the never ending to-do list that consumes your life. And because outsourcing to VAs lets you get way more marketing done, so your business grows even when you're not working on it.

The problem is, while VAs are amazing-and I wouldn't run a solo-business these days without them on my team-like almost anything involving human beings, it's easy to have a bad experience with outsourcing if you don't know what you're doing.

Yet most people are so focused on finding a good VA they don't even think about learning how to outsource and manage projects virtually. Then they find out the hard way there's more to it than hiring someone and saying, "Here, do this."

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