As in the Hispanic world, Virtual Assistance is a very new concept. So let's start by defining what exactly is a Virtual Assistant. In a traditional office, it would be an Assistant or Executive Secretary. But in the virtual community, these services are provided by a Virtual Assistant (VA). The VAs use their own equipment, working freelance and fees billed for actual time used for different tasks performed. According to the International Virtual Assistants Association (VIA), a VA is "an independent professional providing administrative, creative and / or technical. Using media technology, a professional VA assists clients in their area of expertise from their own office, framing services on a contractual agreement. " The services offered by Virtual Assistants or VAs vary from one person to another, based on the experience and expertise of each.
Some VAs only perform basic administrative tasks, and many others also provide specialized services. Among the benefits you get by hiring a Virtual Assistant (VA) we mention the following: maximize the cost-benefit and only pay for the services you need and the actual time used in the project, you save money on labor costs, equipment and office space, reduces or removes personal responsibility to be effective, increases efficiency and productivity, maintain high standards of quality, even during periods of heavy workload, and retrieves the hours being devoted to administrative tasks to spend more time building your business. Be innovative. Use the new resources you have available to take your venture or business to the next level.