Practically anyone. You’d be surprised at what kind for people, groups, companies and businesses that utilize outsourced services. While you’re thankful for the opportunity, these clients are thankful for the huge cut in labor costs and other expenses of hiring an onsite worker. Particularly with the challenging economy, hiring virtual assistants means good savings on office space and equipment costs. It also means that clients are not spending anymore on tax contributions, employee benefits and a host of other cut costs.
But enough of that. We are talking about most of the industries imaginable. Yes, they hire virtual assistants for various needs and times. Today, small business and large corporations are relying on the practical arrangements with VAs to get their targets at lower rates. Here are some of the most common clients:
Ø Companies and corporations that are scaling down personnel. There are also private groups, academic institutions and hospitals that contract outsourced services for specific projects or endeavors. Some companies are hiring VAs for short-term projects or when needing special skills.
Ø Online businesses, both large and small, require VAs for customer support, social media marketing and website management. Others want their bookkeeping and accounting services and do other back-office administration.
Ø Small businesses that need marketing support through social media or cannot afford to hire an accountant to do bookkeeping. Examples would be restaurants, handicrafts and other small to medium sized businesses who want more marketing information.
Ø Professionals like doctors, psychologists, veterinarians and lawyers who have websites and rely largely on the internet to have clients. In particular, those who wishes their studies, researches and networks get know to communities other than their profession.
Ø Fitness, self-help, relationship and parenting gurus are all eager to have VAs assist them in their websites. This is because they want to focus on writing ebooks, go on speaking engagements and other far more important endeavors. So they’d want their clients attended to ASAP via customer support. Some would required their VAs to do research, editing and networking tasks to get their websites going.