Facebook Ads – Practical Advice

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Another day, another practical outsourcing advice! This is one of the many installments for this series of tips and advice where I share what I know about outsourcing, particularly, outsourcing to the Philippines. I’ll tell you a secret. I don’t like Facebook Ads. I have another secret. I have people who do Facebook Ads for […]

Mike’s OFS Journey

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Mike Tendero has been a Virtual Assistant for a long time. In fact, when he started working online most people didn’t really think of it as a real job. Now, Mike is Tobe Brockner’s guy. I was able to get in touch with Mike and chat about his life as an Online Filipino Specialist. Here’s […]

What Roles Do You Need To Build A Website – Practical Advice

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It’s time for another practical outsourcing advice! This is one of the many installments for this series of tips and advice where I share what I know about outsourcing, particularly, outsourcing to the Philippines. So, how do websites work? Do you need to hire a webmaster to build a website? The simple answer — no.  […]

What Does a Daily Report Look Like From My OFS – Practical Advice

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What does a daily report from my OFS look like? For their report, I would ask them to send me an email answering these 3 questions:  What did you do today? What problems did you run into? What can I help you with? The answers vary for question number 1. Some give short, bullet point  […]

2 Ways OFS Add Value to Your Business – Practical Advice

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When you hire a virtual assistant or an online Filipino specialist, you automatically add value to your business. How does it happen? And how can you make the most of it? Below are the 2 ways an OFS (Online Filipino Specialist) adds value to your business. By freeing up my time so I can focus […]

My OFS Resigned After Losing Me $58,000 – Practical Advice

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The OFS handling my Facebook ads made a mistake that cost my business $58,000. After that, she immediately sent me a letter of resignation. She’s been a good, reliable, and capable employee for several years now. This was her first big mistake.  This isn’t the first time this happened. Another OFS of mine made a […]

Don’t Hire a VA, Hire an OFS! (Online Filipino Specialist)

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Six months ago, I started using online Filipino specialists when I talk about my team. Sometimes I still call them my VAs out of habit but I haven’t been comfortable with that term for a long time now. I’ve called my Filipino workers ‘virtual assistants’ for years. But lately, the title doesn’t seem to fit […]

What Can Virtual Assistants Do For You? – Practical Advice

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It’s time for another practical outsourcing advice! This is one of the many installments for this series of tips and advice where I share what I know about outsourcing, particularly, outsourcing to the Philippines. So, what can Virtual Assistants do for you? I think a better question is: what can’t a VA do for you? […]

Determining an OFS’ English Skills – Practical Advice

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It’s time for another practical outsourcing advice! This is one of the many installments for this series of tips and advice where I share what I know about outsourcing, particularly, outsourcing to the Philippines. Let’s talk about English skills. Over the years, I’ve learned a lot from my OFSs. One of them is a trick […]