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How to automate your business with Project Management tools and Virtual Assistant teams

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

If you learn how to automate your business, you’ll be able to achieve more in less time, with fewer people! The key to this is understanding how to cut down the time and resources you’re currently wasting on manual tasks and turn them into smart business automations instead. 

At Outsourcing Angel, we use a variety of automation tools like Zapier, IFTTT and Integromat, Project Management tools like Asana, SOP (Standard Operation Procedure) tools like systemHUB and CRM platforms like HubSpot to automate our business while we focus on profitable actions. Watch the video below or keep reading if you want to do the same for your business.

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Hiring Virtual Assistants in the Philippines | Why Outsource to Filipino VAs

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

Running your own business is highly rewarding, but it can also be extremely hard. There’s so many things to take care of— marketing, operations, financials, customer service, product development, and so many other things. Sometimes, it feels like twenty-four hours a day just isn’t enough for a business owner!

The best way to overcome being overwhelmed is to build a team. In today’s job market, you’re no longer limited to hiring people from the same city or even the same country. You can now outsource virtual assistance to professionals from other parts of the world. One of the best countries to hire from, in our experience at Outsourcing Angel, is the Philippines. Why hire a Filipino Virtual Assistant? Watch the video below as our founder, Linh Podetti, shares why the retention rate and quality of Filipino virtual assistants are higher or keep reading to find out more.

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What Can a Finance Virtual Assistant Do for Advisors & Mortgage Brokers?

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

The financial industry has grown massively over the past few years. As people seek more financial guidance and support from proven professionals, people in insurance, mortgage, financial planning, and other financial services face massive opportunities for growth. And while these opportunities present themselves openly, we need to be prepared for the upcoming growth. 

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How to Set Up Your Social Media Calendar for 2022 [+ Free Template for Your Social Media Virtual Assistant]

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

Social media still remains to be one of the most massive marketing tools online today. Studies show that the number of users on social media has now breached over 4.55 billion with people spending an average of 2 hours and 55 minutes on them. 

At Outsourcing Angel, we’ve come to the conclusion that social media calendars are a must-have for any business that wants to win the social media marketing game. So what is a social media calendar anyways? It’s a tool that gives you an overview of your upcoming social media posts with these elements readily in place:

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How to Manage a Virtual Assistant | Leadership Style for Virtual Teams

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

The business and entrepreneurship game changes all the time. As technology shifts our priorities, business owners need to keep learning new skills. Today, we’re in an age where leadership matters, but in a different form. We’re now leading virtual teams. And while many of the principles remain the same, some of the practices and expressions have drastically changed. 

One study by Microsoft shows that 66% of companies are now preparing for hybrid work arrangements— meaning people will now have the option to work virtually or face-to-face. Up to 70% of employees say that they would like to continue with virtual and flexible work arrangements. So with that in mind, leaders need to figure out now how to run virtual teams.

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How to Effectively Lead a Remote Team

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

One question we get asked a lot at Outsourcing Angel is, “How do you lead a remote team when people are in different countries?” Working with a virtual team can be hard to manage remote teams at times, that’s for sure. Accordingly, some big companies might even require their employees to return to the office as the world returns to a sense of normalcy. 

But there are also a lot of businesses all over the world that have decided to adapt to the concept of a virtual workspace. That’s because while leading a remote team is different and while it does have its own fair share of challenges, it’s very possible and extremely beneficial too.

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How Can Outsourcing To a Virtual Assistant Help Your Company Become More Productive

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

Many entrepreneurs and managers today are quickly overwhelmed by all the tasks and deliverables they’re required to finish. As a result, they tend to juggle multiple tasks at a time, sacrificing their time with their family and friends. This practice makes it even more frustrating to create a healthy and successful business. The lack of focus on one or multiple tasks is an unseen threat to your company’s productivity.

If you’re like this then it’s time to start thinking of business in a different way. What you need to learn is maximising your strengths, and focusing on tasks that you are good at. Doing this will bring more positive results to your business without having to sacrifice your time, health, or relationships. 

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Facebook Ads in 2022: How a Virtual Assistant can Help!

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

Thousands of businesses come into existence every single day, making it tough  to get noticed in the marketplace. Becoming a successful business means making a deliberate effort to stand out and get noticed and actually succeeding at it. Easier said than done, I know. But it’s not impossible.

There are approximately 300 million people planning to start about 150 million businesses annually. And about one-third of them get launched. That means that there will be 50 million new startups each year, or a staggering 137,000 per day!

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How a Virtual Assistant can Help an Operations Manager

By Blog, Client Resources, Productivity

Being a leadership figure in a business is a fantastic privilege. It indicates that someone is highly skilled and dependable to work for the organisation. However, it’s also a huge responsibility. Sometimes, things do not always run as smoothly as you think they should. When someone has been given a high position in the organisation it often translates to a ton of responsibilities that are added to your plate. You are expected to perform duties such as:

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