Cloud-based virtual administrative assistant = Cost Savings For Your Small Business

Cloud-based virtual administrative assistant = Cost Savings For Your Small Business

By Gayle Buske, President and CEO, Team Double-Click®


In today’s economy, small businesses are looking for new and innovative ways to cut costs yet still maintain their day to day business activities.


Many small businesses, self-employed individuals, and even large corporations are turning to a cloud-based virtual administrative assistant to stay on top of administrative tasks while eliminating the need to fund a full-time staff. As USA Today wrote, “The savings come from being able to concentrate efforts on building the business instead of balancing the checkbook and typing envelopes.”


Your time and money are worth more when you are able to concentrate on what you do best and leave the rest to an assistant.


What exactly is a cloud-based virtual administrative assistant?


Cloud-based virtual administrative assistants provide professional administrative, creative, managerial, technical, business office and/or personal support services. Cloud-based virtual administrative assistants use the most advanced means of communication, and the newest and most efficient and time-saving office products and work delivery, regardless of geographic boundaries. Cloud-based virtual administrative assistants work on a contractual basis.


What tasks can a cloud-based virtual administrative assistant do for me?


Here are just a few tasks that a Cloud-based virtual administrative assistant can handle for their clients:


  • Appointment Setting
  • Cold calling
  • Answering Phones
  • Database management
  • Newsletter preparation
  • Lead qualification
  • Internet marketing
  • Social networking activities


How much money can I save by hiring a cloud-based virtual administrative assistant vs. an employee?


Although exact dollar amounts will vary, you can expect to see a huge savings in the following areas:


  • Avoid buying an additional computer for your assistant.
  • Avoid buying a desk for an assistant.
  • Avoid paying FICA (Social Security Tax) legally!
  • Avoid paying unemployment tax legally!
  • Avoid paying for holiday, vacation, and sick time.
  • Have happier workers who are more efficient at their jobs.
  • Pay ONLY for the time used/work produced not several hours a week more due to a 9 to 5 workweek.
  • Finance your payroll with your credit card or PayPal account.
  • Get highly-skilled workers for a fraction of the cost of hiring locally.
  • Stay on budget with your staffing needs you can set a cap with the cloud-based virtual administrative assistant.
  • Get daily reports from the cloud-based virtual administrative assistant so you can see where your money is going every day.


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About the author:


Gayle Buske is the co-founder, president and CEO of Team Double-Click®. As the head of a virtual staffing agency, Ms. Buske is uniquely qualified to aid small business owners in their growth and development through virtual administrative assistant outsourcing. Clients across the country look to Ms. Buske and her organization to supply quality cloud-based virtual administrative assistants.


Team Double-Click®, the country’s foremost staffing agency for trained cloud-based virtual administrative assistants – Matching Top Virtual Workers with Top Companies! Visit or phone 888.827.9129 for a variety of full-service virtual staffing options.


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