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The Do’s of Basecamp

Basecamp is Outsourcing Angel’s main project management platform. It’s where our VAs come to communicate with all of our clients about all tasks that come our way, so it’s important that you use it effectively. In this video, we explain HOW you should be using Basecamp, from setting tasks and assigning project managers, through to what you should expect and how to treat your VAs. Using Basecamp effectively will guarantee smooth working with your VA.

The Dont’s of Basecamp

Basecamp is Outsourcing Angel’s main project management platform, so it’s important that you use it effectively. This is the sequel to our previous video on ‘The Do’s of Basecamp’ (please watch it first). Here, we run through some easy things to avoid while using Basecamp. We run through things NOT to do when adding tasks, writing instructions, and what you shouldn’t be expecting.

A VA Got Fired

A lot people get excited about hiring a VA but in the end, they end up deciding to let the VA go as things did not work out. Charley created this video right after hearing news that his friend just fired his VA and heard his reasons for doing so. With that in mind, Charley shares some of the common mistakes that people, like his friend, make when it comes to outsourcing and how you can avoid the headaches in finding the right VA for your business.

How Can a VA Help with Podcasting

As radio is taking a dive – podcasts have been a great way to expand your reach, tap into more and more audiences, and therefore broaden your business prospects. The preparations involved in podcasting, such as research, creating presentations and promoting, are challenging to most people. But with the help of a VA, you can get all these areas covered and guarantee the success of your podcast or podcast series. This is an area that our co-founder, Charley, can personally vouch for when it comes to the impact that a VA can have in setting up your podcast for success. 

In this video, Charley shares how a VA can help you prepare for your Podcast.

Getting a VA to Manage your Social Media

Sure, you can get any VA to manage your social media posts, but you should have a VA who can actually manage your social media better than you could. This video will tell you why you want a VA to manage social media for you, what preparations you need to do to hand over the social media tasks to your VA, and how can it impact your business.

Assigning Video Editing Task to Outsourcing Angel

Video is becoming a big thing on the internet and it’s about to take over about 50% of content marketing. So, if you need your video updated or edited so you can get it online and interact with more people on social media or on your website, who do you go to? Whatever type of video you have, whether it’s a raw live video of yourself, one of your product or an animated explainer video, our VAs from Outsourcing Angel can help you clean up and polish your video and have it ready to share with your audience. Watch this video to know how our VAs can help.

Tools that VAs Need To Work Effectively For You

We are often asked about what are the tools that work really well with the VAs, allowing them to manage their day to day tasks smoothly and effectively. This is especially true among busy clients who are always in between things and are looking for ways to quickly send messages and organise tasks for their VA. Working with offshore staff is tricky, but with the right tools, you and your VA can enjoy productive work days from start to finish. In this video, Charley shares the top 5 tools that he is actually using with his offshore team, allowing him to manage multiple projects as well as manage his day to day business and schedules—absolutely stress-free!

What are the no brainer tasks for a VA?

This question always come up with our Q&A sessions. So what are the tasks that you should assign to your VA? If you’re new with outsourcing or if it is your first time working with a VA, knowing which tasks or type of tasks to assign to your VA is a great starting point in properly on boarding your VA into your team. In this video, Outsourcing Angel co-founder Charles Valher shares his top 5 no brainer tasks to assign to your new VA.

How to Get Your VA to Work Autonomously

A lot of questions that we’re receiving ask about how can they get their VA work autonomously and get things done effectively. Is it possible to get your VA to become accountable on some tasks, getting things done without too much management. In this video, Linh shares her top 5 tips on how to train your VA to work independently and be more proactive in managing his or her tasks.

What Can You Expect from the Personalities of VAs?

Surely, it makes sense that you are concerned about the personality of the VAs that you work with. Although you don’t mind hiring someone who is shy or timid, you are right to be concerned about the personality of your VA as you will be working with them closely on your current and future projects. Also, if you know the general personalities of—for example web developer vas or general vas, then you can set realistic expectations on how these vas will work with you or your team. In this video, Linh shares her insights on the general personalities that she observed, given her years of experience doing outsourcing as well as working and managing teams of VAs.

Hiring and Managing a Developer

If you’re someone who is looking for a good web developer VA with a few years of relevant work experience, someone who can take over your website related tasks, and someone who can take directions really well—and feels that asking for this type of VA is like wishing for the moon, then watch this video as Linh shares her insights on how to actually find a web developer who is exactly like this. Linh has experienced all the difficulties of finding a good VA, especially a web developer VA. Watch this video to gain some tips on how to find, hire and manage great web developer VAs.

Top 10 Tips on How to Successfully Outsource

Whether it is to free yourself some time to do more for your business, or to hire professional offshore staff to manage some aspects of your business at much lesser cost than local staff, there is absolutely an undeniable value at outsourcing for your business. If you’ve gone through the frustrations and stresses of recruiting and hiring the wrong VA—don’t give up just yet. Here’s a video from our co-founder Linh, who would like to share her very own tips for successful outsourcing.

Outsourcing Angel Q&A with Linh & Charley Part 1

Outsourcing Angel co-founders, Charley Valher and Linh Podetti, answer the commonly asked question on working with a VA or offshore staff. In this session, Charley and Linh discussed about why hiring a VA could have a positive impact on you and your business. Get the answers to some commonly asked questions about outsourcing and working with VAs.

Outsourcing Angel Q&A with Linh & Charley Part 2

This video features part 2 of the Outsourcing Angel Q&A session with co-founders, Charley and Linh. In this session, they talk about how to train your VAs to do some of your work so that they would learn to work independently and allows you time and space for planning your business’ growth. Watch as Charley and Linh shared their own experiences training and turning their very own VAs to become an asset to their businesses.

Outsourcing Angel Q&A with Charley and Linh – Part 3

Although there are tools and software that allows you to list hundreds and thousands of products in eBay and other e-commerce sites, each listing still had to be checked if it has the right pricing, product image, and other product details. Here is another case where VAs can help your business stay on track of your profits. Watch Charley and Linh’s Q&A Session Part 3 for more details on how to use a VA to support your e-commerce website and online shopping business.

Qualities to look for in a VA

Are you looking to hire a virtual assistant? Have you tried hiring a VA on your own? You should first know the qualities that you need to look for in a VA. In this video, Linh talks about the ideal qualities that a good VA should possess. Learn how to pick which VA is most suitable for your business.

How to save time and money by outsourcing

In this video, Linh shares how she relates to most of our clients who are so busy working in their business that they literally find hard time keeping up with the demands of their day-to-day life. Being an entrepreneur herself, she knows the feeling of understanding that you need help, but not knowing how to get started, let alone spend time hiring, training and delegating work to some members of your team. In this video, Linh will help you find you way into turning yourself into someone who is busy working in your business into someone who is working on the business but able to grow it to the next level.

Why you shouldn’t waste time outsourcing yourself

What really is the difference of hiring a VA with Outsourcing Angel and hiring a VA on your own? When you can conveniently find VAs to hire online, deciding to do it on your own just to save money on recruiting a VA might actually end up costing you more. Why? Watch the video as Linh explains the pitfalls of doing your own VA recruitment and the hassle-free benefits of finding a VA to hire via Outsourcing Angel.

How to Save Time & Money by Hiring a VA

In this video, Simon Harris of the Summit Club interviews Outsourcing Angel co-founder, Linh Podetti, during his recent Business Base Camp webinar. If you’re looking for some advice on how to find the right virtual assistant (VA) to hire for your business, how to manage working with a VA, and ultimately, to optimise the business as well as personal benefits of hiring one to automate your business, watch the video.

Outsourcing Angel’s Unique Prepaid Packages

As business needs fluctuate, you need to make sure that your business can handle both “down” and “peak” seasons. In addition, how do you plan on keeping up with the workload when your business suddenly takes off? With Outsourcing Angel’s unique prepaid packages, you can give your business the flexible support it needs whenever you need it. It gives you stand-by staff that can help you work on a range of tasks, from technical, specialist marketing to simple, general admin tasks. Watch this video to learn more ways that our Prepaid Packages can offer support to your business.

Finding Another YOU to Grow Your Business With

As a business owner, it’s easy to get caught up dealing with all the work that needs to be done to make sure that your business is running smoothly. You end up dividing yourself into many different roles to check how your sales, marketing and daily operations are going. If only there was another YOU who can think of what needs to be done to reduce your workload and make sure that everything is done right. If only you could clone yourself to skip all the stresses of constantly checking and worrying about all aspects of your business. Actually, that’s possible. Here at Outsourcing Angel, we call that a Virtual Assistant (VA). Watch this video and learn how we can help you find a VA who can work the same way you do in managing certain aspects of your business.

Supercharge Your Productivity with Outsourcing Angel

Are you planning to try outsourcing but don’t know where or how to get started? Or are you someone who has tried outsourcing but didn’t have much luck? Give outsourcing another shot. Work with Outsourcing Angel. We’ve been in the shoes of business owners and have mastered outsourcing to make it easy for our clients. We guide our clients every step of the way to set up their businesses with the right Virtual Assistants. Watch this video and learn how to do outsourcing the right way.

Types of OA VA Service Packages

At Outsourcing Angel, we have different packages to suit your different needs. In this video we explain to you the types of packages we have to offer and for which type of businesses it is best suited for.

It’s a quick overview on how to get started with either our Virtual Employee Packages or Task Based Plans. Learn the advantages of our flexible and convenient VA service packages that would allow you to outsource important tasks and give you more time to focus on important matters for your business.

Prepaid Plan

A prepaid plan that gives you the flexibility to purchase from 10 hours to 160 hours worth of VA services and allows you to only use it when you need it. In this video we explain to you why this is one of best package that currently does not exist anywhere else in the market. You get the convenience of paying for services/tasks without worry and hassle of a recurring monthly fee.

Virtual Employee Package

Giving you the security of hours and availability, this package provides you a dedicated VA for your business for 4 hours or 8 hours a day. It comes with a fixed amount package rate where you can avail two types of virtual employees: A General VE and a Technical VE.

Technical VA vs. General VA

In this video we explain to you the difference between Techincal VA and General VA. Technical VAs are more focused on the technical aspect of your business like website management, coding and advance image editing tasks. These VAs have specialised skills and cost more to hire.

While General VAs are Jack/Jill of all trades that can manage multiple tasks and platforms like social media management, blog writing, data entry and more in a basic to intermediate level.

How to get started with VE package

Confused on how to hire a Virtual Employee? This quick video will guide you on how to jumpstart everything from the consultation phase, interview, testing skills, and hiring a VE for your business.

Virtual Employee Terms & Conditions

This quick video will walk you through the terms and conditions as a client being serviced by a Virtual Employee of Outsourcing Angel. It’s a general overview of the recruitment, on boarding process, confidentiality, attendance and absences, non-competing agreements and other important concerns prior to hiring a VE from our agency.

Client Case Study and Testimonial

Steve Psaradellis – TEBA Group

Steve Psaradellis of TEBA Group (formerly Kiss IT & Total IT) shares his experiences working with Outsourcing Angel team in hiring his own VA. Just like Steve, most of our clients also had challenges streamlining their workflow so that their staff would focus more on higher value day-to-day tasks. With the help of Outsourcing Angel, Steve found the right VA for the job. Watch as Steve shares his journey to outsourcing with Outsourcing Angel.

Katrina Boyle – The Achieving Woman

Katrina Boyle of The Achieving Woman is one of our lovely clients here in Outsourcing Angel. In between the busiest week in her business, she had graciously created this video about her experiences working with our angels. Watch the video and learn how you can grow your business with our VA angels.

Jocelyn Mozak – Mozak Design

Jocelyn Mozak of Mozak Designs found our Prepaid Plan package as a great solution for outsourcing important and repeatable time-consuming tasks for business owners like her. Our angels are currently helping Jocelyn manage her social media accounts and she’d been happy to see the impact of incorporating our angels’ efforts and social media know-how into optimising her social media engagement, leads, and website traffic. Watch the video and learn more about Jocelyn’s experience working with our angels.

Dr. Peter Hobson – Universal Forces Pty Ltd

Dr. Peter Hobson is a licensed Chiropractor based in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. On top of managing his several clinics, he is also busy running his own health and wellness business, and so his overwhelming work load made him decide to try to work with a VA. Initially, he was hesitant at hiring a VA as he had bad experience working with one before. Thankfully, a friend convinced him to try Outsourcing Angel because of his good experience with us. Watch the video to see what Dr. Hobson has to say about his experience working with our VA, Ailene.

Brad Younger – Ecomnect

Brad Younger is the CEO of eComnect, a business process automation and commerce company. Being the head of a company, Brad faces a long list of to-do list each day that he struggled managing and so he decided to hire a VA and a web developer that would take over portions of his day to day business, and so he could free himself some time to stay on track of running and growing his business. Be believed that investing on an offshore staff is more cost-effective than hiring a local staff, and so her turned to Outsourcing Angel to help him find and recruit professional VA staff. Find out how Brad managed to finally take control of his day-to-day business now with 2 professional VAs on his team.

Liliana Aguirre – MultiCultural Language Centre

Liliana Aguirre is the Director and Founder of MultiCultural Language Centre, a company based in Perth, Australia. She is a former committee member of the Mexican Association of Western Australia (FOMEX) and actively promotes and organises multicultural events in Perth. Both her social commitments and her business have grown over the years, and so she needed to find someone who can help her manage smaller tasks that usually eat up her time. Finally, her beau, who is also an Outsourcing Angel client, introduced her to our VA services. At first, Liliana signed up for a trial VA service to help her decide if hiring a VA is the best option that she had. After a week working with her assigned VA, Joanne, Liliana decided to hire her full-time as her offshore assistant. Watch the video and discover how Liliana found value in working with our professional VA.

Kronda Adair – Karvel Digital

As a solopreneur, it’s easy to feel stressed out and overwhelmed catching up on tasks that she struggled completing on her own. That’s why she reached out to Outsourcing Angel for some help. Watch and find out more about Kronda’s experience working with our VA angels.

Achieving the Perfect Balance

Wendy’s story is one of our favorites, it is basically what all VAs wanted to achieve. To be able to support their family’s needs in all aspects, not just financial. As one of our senior VA, Wendy is happy that she gets her work done effectively and efficiently without compromising quality time with her son, which is just as important as she is a single parent. We all strive for that balance in life, and we are happy she found it with Outsourcing Angel.

Outsourcing Angel VA – Irene Lumangyao

Meet one of Outsourcing Angel’s telemarketer VA. With her year and a half experience as a telemarketer and General VA, Irene is a gem to the team! Her inspiring attitude as a mother to her children reflects on her passionate and friendly attitude towards the Outsourcing Angel VA team. Learn more about Irene in her intro video!

The Perks of Working as an OA VA

Our VAs enjoy working at home for so many reasons. In this video, our VA, Wendy, shares what she enjoys most working as an offshore staff. Take a peek at the life of an Outsourcing Angel VA.

OA VAs do “Back-ups”

Poor internet connectivity or technical problems occasionally happen – both to our clients and our VAs. Our VAs understand that their tasks need to be done in a time-efficient manner and so they often have “contingency” plans in case there’s any work interruptions. In this video, our VA Wendy shares her ‘contingency plan’, which allows her to continue working on her tasks whenever this happens.

Meralde Edem – Full-Time General Virtual Assistant

After celebrating his first year working as a full time VA at Outsourcing Angel, we asked Meralde Edem what is the reason why he stayed on with us. Watch as he shares the difference of working as a standalone freelance VA compared to a VA managed by a company who not only looks after how he performs with his clients, but also looks after him as part of a team.

A Day With a VA at Outsourcing Angel

In this video, Outsourcing Angel VA couple, Chad and Juvy, shares their daily activities working as full-time VA angels. This wife-hubby team has been our model of support for one another, jumping in to help if their co-VAs are stuck up on some tasks that require complicated solutions. We manage to get through most of them — with the help of Chad and Juvy.

Outsourcing Angel VA – Alaila Alvarez

After working for almost a year now in Outsourcing Angel, full time VA Alaila Alvarez, shares how and what she likes working with us. Watch as she shares what she loves about being part of the Outsourcing Angel VA team.

Outsourcing Angels Alvin & Leny Mibalo

In this video, Outsourcing Angels VA couple, Alvin and Leny, shares their daily activities working as virtual assistants.

Outsourcing Angels VA – Cherry Impas

Here is one of our full-time outsourcing angels, Cherry Impas. Watch as she shares the traits a reliable virtual assistant (VA) must possess and the perks and benefits of working as a VA especially now that she is pregnant.

Top 10 Tips to Being an Awesome VA that Clients Adore

Here at Outsourcing Angel, we really care about our VAs and want to make them the best VA that they can be so that they can always be employable with us or with the clients. In this video, Outsourcing Angel co-founder, Linh Podetti, shares with you the top ten tips on how to do just that.

Tools that VAs Need To Work Effectively For You

We are often asked about what are the tools that work really well with the VAs, allowing them to manage their day to day tasks smoothly and effectively. This is especially true among busy clients who are always in between things and are looking for ways to quickly send messages and organise tasks for their VA. Working with offshore staff is tricky, but with the right tools, you and your VA can enjoy productive work days from start to finish. In this video, Charley shares the top 5 tools that he is actually using with his offshore team, allowing him to manage multiple projects as well as manage his day to day business and schedules—absolutely stress-free!

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