Steve Raiken – 11 Things To Do BEFORE Hiring A Virtual Assistant in 2020

Virtual assistants are secret weapons. They do a lot for businesses — one of them is freeing up time so you can enjoy life more.

Besides, you can’t do all the work in your business yourself. Having an extra set of hands for projects and daily business processes is essential to your business growth.

Steve Raiken is an average guy who got sick and tired of working for other people and wanted to start his own thing. On his website, he discusses many topics regarding making money online that ranges from eBay, Amazon FBA, Craigslist, Self-publishing, YouTube, Self Development — anything he finds interesting.

He was able to do all that because he had a virtual assistant.

Are you interested in hiring a virtual assistant as Steve did? Are you looking to scale your business? Steve has hired hundreds of VAs to help grow his business over the years, and now wants to share that knowledge with you!

In this video, Steve shares what he knows about outsourcing — what mistakes to avoid, how to get started, where to look, and much more.

Drop by our Education Page for more tips on how to outsource to Filipino VAs.

And while you’re here, go ahead and sign up for an employer account and you can start hiring your first VA in minutes! You can also check out how to get started on hiring Rockstar Virtual Assistants too.

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About John Jonas

John Jonas is a long-time outsourcing expert and the creator of

Since 2005, John has taught hundreds of thousands of entrepreneurs how to profitably delegate to VAs in the Philippines (and get their lives back in the process).

With help from his own VAs based in the Philippines, John has created an outsourcing empire that allows him to work 17 hours/week and to spend most of his time with his wife and 5 kids.

Find John at and Facebook.

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