Monthly Archives: July 2013

25 Everyday Tasks a Virtual Assistant Can Help You With

25 Everyday Tasks a Virtual Assistant Can Help You With

Posted on July 26, 2013

Are you struggling to grow your business? If yes, then it may be because you are trying to do everything yourself. Recent research has revealed that the biggest reason why entrepreneurs struggle to grow their business today is because they are wearing too many hats!

If this is the way your business functions, it’s time to put a full stop to doing everything in your business. Being a superhero in your business may not be the best thing.  In fact, it can result in a dangerous, downward spiral that can have repercussions on your firm’s efficiency and productivity. The way out of this problem is to outsource to a virtual assistant.  Instead of trying to do it all yourself, you can now leverage your time by simply outsourcing to one or more talented virtual assistants.

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What Is Outsourcing and How Does It Work?

Posted on July 19, 2013

Another name for outsourcing is Business Process Outsourcing. BPO refers to the process of hiring the services of another company/ individual, either internationally or domestically to manage a few business functions for you. In the recent past, outsourcing has evolved into being a common practice that enables small, medium and large businesses to get access to skills and services that they would otherwise find hard to achieve either because of manpower or financial restrictions. Outsourcing can help your business grow as and when required, without you having to make any major investment.

Low cost is the biggest advantage of outsourcing

Offshoring allows your business to shift your focus back onto your core business tasks, while helping you cut down on costs and improve your efficiency at the same time. Over the last two decades, companies, both big and small have realized that there are many advantages of outsourcing various kinds of work, but the biggest and most prominent benefit is that you can save money. Individuals and companies that offer outsourcing services out of India, China or The Philippines are able to do the same work for less, as they have few overhead expenses to worry about and also don’t have to provide benefits to their employees.

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5 Reasons Why You Should Outsource Content Writing

Posted on July 12, 2013

If you run a business, then most likely you would be in need of regular content for your website, blog, brochure, newsletter or other marketing material. Content development, if not one of your core skills, can be difficult to cope with in-house. The alternative to recruiting an expensive in-house content writer is outsourcing content writing services to India.

All you will have to do is get in touch with an outsourcing service provider who offers content writing services. They will assign one or more dedicated and experienced content developers to work on your requirements. Once the content is written, you can proof-read it and suggest changes. Outsourcing is not only cost-effective, but can also be time-saving. With India’s unique 12 hour time zone difference, you can have your content up and running in no time at all.

If you are still not convinced about outsourcing content writing, then read on to find out the top five benefits of hiring a content writer from India:

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Go Digital with Microfiche Scanning and Conversion Services

Posted on July 5, 2013

Is your healthcare institution, financial company or government organization still relying on 105 x 148 mm microfiche slides for data storage?  If yes, then its time you digitized your data by investing on microfiche scanning and conversion services.  Earlier on, during the 80’s and 90’s microfiche slides were extremely popular because this type of data storage enabled a company to minimize cost, preserve important data and save trees all at the same time. But today, the same cannot be still said about microfiche cards.  Here are six reasons why it’s better to put an end to the use of microfiche slides:

  1. Microfiche cards can be very easily damaged
  2. As compared to digitized data, microfiche rolls are difficult to read
  3. There is a risk of losing data, as microfiche films can degrade over time
  4. Microfiche Readers are expensive, bulky and tricky to repair
  5. Information cannot be easily extracted, as one has to go through every microfiche slide
  6. Microfiche slides cannot be easily shared between several members in a team

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