What is a Virtual Assistant?

virtual receptionistA virtual assistant is an independent contractor or entrepreneur who provides administrative, support to clients from a remote location (usually a home office). These highly skilled professionals write letters, answer phones, create marketing plans, bookkeeping and much more.

At our Passaic answering service, many of our small businesses, contractors, entrepreneurs will hire a virtual assistant. These clients tend to save a lot of money by not having to pay taxes, health-care, insurance, benefits, or addressing office space concerns common with traditional assistants.

Virtual assistants commonly perform the majority of their duties over the phone, email, fax, and the Internet. Due to their remote location and tools used to perform their work, virtually assistants are able to work with clients from all over the world.

Many decide to specialize in specific areas such as, real estate, paralegal, accounting, marketing and IT support. These entrepreneurs are able set their own hours of operations and work at a pace that is satisfying to theirs needs and those of their clients

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