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Why You Should Hire a Virtual Assistant to Grow Your Business

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A Virtual Assistant is a wise investment for U.S. entrepreneurs nowadays. Although they have been around for about 30 years in the business world,  for some entrepreneurs they are relatively new. Some realized they existed and could be hired because of the pandemic and the awareness it brought to remote work.

Today there are many types of virtual assistants, we can find people who perform basic secretarial functions or administrative tasks. There are other virtual assistants who specialize in finance, marketing, sales, among others. Generally, virtual assistants are not specialists but it is possible to get some people who have completed some study to help  them meet the specific requirements of a company.

What Can a Virtual Assistant do?

Virtual assistants can fulfill specific functions that are the basis of your business. Some of those functions are agenda management, data entry, email management and calls. Some are more focused on marketing such as content creation, SEO, lead generation, social media management. Others more sales inclined such as outbound calls, contacting prospects, following up with existing customers. In addition to all these, you can also get VAs that handle accounting, web design, graphic design, among some others.

Types of Virtual Assistant

The general benefits you find with any type of VA is that you save costs and improve the use of your time. There are three types of VAs depending on where they are located in relation to the US.

On-shore virtual assistants are the virtual assistants on US soil. Generally they can charge you a lower amount than what a person working directly from your office would charge.

Off-shore virtual assistants are outside the continent, generally located in countries such as India and the Philippines. These virtual assistants tend to be the most popular because of their low labor costs. However, you may find that there are some significant time and cultural barriers.

Nearshore virtual assistants are located in Latin America. Generally, they are the best option for US entrepreneurs as they offer services with the quality of a U.S. virtual assistant and competitive prices as off-shore virtual assistants.

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Grow Your Business With a Latino VA

Latino virtual assistants can help you with many necessary tasks in your business. Best of all, if you hire a virtual assistant, you will always find as a result, the growth of your company. It’s a simple principle, if you have your Latino virtual assistant taking care of repetitive tasks, it will automatically free up more time for you to focus on getting more clients or improving your strategies. If you task your VA with specific sales tasks, you can save up to two people’s pay and still get more clients. It also happens if you have your Latin virtual assistant focus on content creation, you are saving a lot of time and also get to boost your inbound strategies with optimized content. Virtual assistants can help you grow your business in many ways.

Latino VAs Help You Expand Your Business

A Latino virtual assistant can also help you cater to the Latino audience you may have. They are people who often have studied a full career and are professionals you can trust. They also work in your time zone which represents a better opportunity for communication, especially when you have an urgent requirement.

In Latin America, there are bilingual people looking to improve their quality of life. While for you, hiring them represents a fraction of what you would pay U.S. staff, for them it represents an incredible improvement in their income. In addition to all of this, Latino virtual assistants are familiar with the US business culture, which makes them better understand the company’s requirements and produce accordingly.

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Where to Hire a Latino Virtual Assistant?

Let’s be honest, virtual assistants can be found on platforms such as Fiverr or Upwork, among others. The big difference is that when you are looking for freelancers on those platforms, you have to spend a lot of time, and if you are not familiar with the recruitment process, it can take even more time.

Recruitment agencies like There is Talent offer you hand-picked staff to meet your company’s requirements. We are specialists in making quality connections. All you have to do is schedule a strategic call with our director Claudia. It is completely free and will let us know your requirements and you will know what our team can offer to your company.

At There is Talent, we have monthly plans to hire Latino virtual assistants from 10 hours per week up to 40 hours per week. Each plan offers you specific benefits and the freedom to change your VA if for any reason you should. We understand that sometimes you need time to know if a person adapts to your company’s requirements and policies. That’s why we design a proposal that gives you control of the situation.

Don’t hesitate to contact us to learn more!


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