When you’re working virtually and need to send files to your team or your clients, doing so by email isn’t always the most effective method. Emails get missed, lost, or end up in the dreaded spam folder. When this happens, you run the risk of missed deadlines and duplicated efforts, costing you time and potentially money. Luckily for us, all those savvy internet geniuses out there have picked up on this and have developed a cornucopia of apps and tools to make file sharing simple.
As Virtual Assistants, we are in an incredibly privileged position that could - technically speaking - allow us to support businesses from all over the world. With the help of the internet and the plethora of virtual communication apps and tools available to us, we...
It is no surprise that throughout 2020 and 2021, with a little (a lot!) of help from the pandemic, we have seen many businesses forced to take their work online.
COVID-19 has had a considerable impact on the working environment of many. Whether you've swapped your office desk for your kitchen table or adapted your office space to be Covid-safe, making changes to the way we work, although essential, can feel unsettling and...
It’s safe to say the last 12 months have been trying for many businesses out there. It has not been easy for anyone, and certainly not smooth sailing. If you’ve managed to ride the waves out you may have found, for the survival of your business, you’ve had to let go some of your staff members. Whilst this is a horrible process to have to go through for all involved, you have to do what is right for your business. So let’s have a chat about where to go next!
The Edwards Company team has made a combined effort to improve our office environment, both for our physical and mental health, and we thought it might be beneficial for you and your business if we shared some of the things that have worked for us.
The point is, every business owner in the world will have business-related tasks that cause issues for them. The trick is being able to identify them to do something about it. So, identify your top three and then get researching for a Virtual Assistant service that can accommodate your needs.
We aren’t gymnasts, but virtual assistants can be very flexible – A good virtual assistant will be adaptable to fit the needs of your business, and you only pay for the hours you need us for and the task you need to outsource. If you need more hours one week, we can usually accommodate that.
How can you provide the best quality customer service over the phone and through emails for your business?
A year ago, working ‘remotely’ was something we could only dream of. It was a laptop in one hand, a questionable cocktail in the other and white sands and a rolling ocean doubling as an office stretched out in front of us. But, as we know, the reality is very different and hundreds of thousands of us have been forced to work from home in order to protect ourselves and others.