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Labor less and accomplish more: virtual research assistants

Written by: Sandra Lewis

Do you spend all your time researching the most appropriate price plans, finding the ideal venue for a client function, figuring out how to do something by reading 1000 tutorials on the internet, or just wishing you had all the info?

You’re not alone. Running a small- to medium-business is all about making the right decisions the first time, and having the right information is crucial to that decision-making process.

Your virtual research assistant can help find the facts fast so that you get the right data you need to make an informed decision without spending hours doing the legwork.

Whether you need research completed weekly or on an ad-hoc basis, your virtual research assistant is there to provide you with the administrative support you need to set your mind at ease.

Your virtual research assistant can:

Research price plans and options to help you get the best deal for your business on mobile providers, website hosting, advertising affiliations or anything else you need to compare.

Find out more about your customer database by having a look into your sales data and comparing statistics provided. This is essential for better marketing and can make a huge difference to your customer communication too.

Analyse figures whether for marketing or for sales, crunching numbers and figure analysis can be a statistical nightmare that takes up time. Outsource it for accurate, efficient number-crunching that helps you to make a better decision.

Or just organise a holiday. Let’s face it: with all the time you spend running your business, organising a holiday is the last thing on your list. It’s time to take a week or two off for a vacation in the sun, and your research assistant can make it a smooth and easy process when it comes to picking a cost-effective and appealing destination!

Your virtual research assistant can save you time by taking the legwork out of research. From day-to-day planning to comparing and analysing data, a virtual assistant will handle your administrative concerns giving you the time and space you need to work less and accomplish more!


Updated on January 5th, 2014

About the author: Sandra Lewis is the Founder and CEO of Boldly. She's passionate about helping Businesses, Organizations and Executives increase productivity and move their work forward with the right skills and resources. Setting an example of the efficiencies gained working remotely, she’s been leading her entire team on a virtual basis for the past decade.