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Going virtual helps turn ideas into businesses

Written by: Sandra Lewis

Everybody has a business idea. Whether you want to revolutionise technology with a great invention, or you want to open up a small online business selling trinkets: there’s that one idea that sticks with you as you progress through your everyday work experience.

Going virtual with a Virtual Assistant Company can take that idea and turn it into a functioning, profit-turning business without all the hang-ups of “how things used to be”. While you’re worried about finding office space, getting administrative things out of the way and finding the right people for the job – all you should be worrying about is getting your business plan completed and talking to a company that can provide you a one-stop solution on a pay-as-you-go basis.

Virtual Assistant Services are revolutionising the way that businesses operate. It’s not just for small companies either: large companies can benefit from outsourcing some elements of their operations, from project management to customer support and technical services to virtual assistant services.

Going virtual can you help you turn that idea into a business because of three simple benefits:

It’s cheaper. Gone are the days of sourcing multiple external investors and spending months finding the right people for the job. You don’t have to pay for office space, and you don’t have to pay for office equipment and costly specialist software.

It’s easier. Using a virtual assistant company means that they do all the hard work to find the right people for the job. Give them a brief, explain the positions in some detail, and carry on fine-tuning your product or service while they source the best professionals at the right cost.

It facilitates success. Where previously you may have just been able to afford a full-time graduate or intern, you can now afford a part-time virtual professional with years of industry experience in their professional area. Having access to part-time professionals who are experienced and talented gives you access to their resource pool – and, of course, to their extensive experience and industry expertise. Being surrounded by positive, proactive virtual talent will help propel your business forward.

It’s time to turn your idea into a business. If you’ve got a limited budget and you need the best people for the job, going virtual is the key that will bring it all together. With access to a global talent pool and people who know what they’re talking about, your business will be built on a solid, sensible foundation that’s ready to facilitate success.

Updated on January 5th, 2014

About the author: Sandra Lewis is the Founder and CEO of Boldly. She's passionate about helping founders move their business forward with the right skills and resources. Setting an example of the efficiencies gained working virtually, she manages her entire team on a virtual basis.