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The Ultimate Guide To Ringless Voicemail Marketing

Are you tired of having your sales team waste hours on the phone with no results? Learning how to leave a voicemail without calling can dramatically reduce the number of hours each salesperson spends on the phone. Even better, putting ringless voicemail software to work for your company will boost your overall sales. What Are Ringless Voice Drops? Before you can decide if ringless voicemail is right for your business, you need to develop a.. Read More

Hiring a Virtual Assistant – Is It Worth It?

We’ve talked to a lot of people about their thoughts on hiring an assistant to outsource small tasks and projects, and two of the major points of friction for people are whether it’s worth the trouble to outsource tasks form a to-do list, and also whether the results achieved will be high enough quality and easy to check. Problem 1: Is it worth the time and trouble to outsource my tasks? Delegation is.. Read More

Online Wedding Planning Tools

Modern weddings are more complicated than they used to be. Serious planning is needed to accomplish all tasks and convert expectations to reality, especially when planning a DIY wedding. Planning a wedding on your own can be hectic managing all the bookings, suppliers, guest lists, to-do lists and budgets on a daily basis. Fortunately there are online wedding planning tools that are designed to make your life easier. Most of these tools include a.. Read More

Perssist Assistant Profile: Arnella

Arnella is from Jamaica and has a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Northern Caribbean University and is pursuing a Master’s in Clinical Psychology. She has worked as an assistant manager in a bakery, as an administrative assistant, and also works as a graduate research assistant.  She enjoys discovering new food joints with friends and family, reading, and watching TV crime and supernatural dramas. Arnella is one of the many smart, friendly, and helpful virtual assistants that will be supporting.. Read More

How to Hire a Virtual Assistant

If you’re looking to hire a virtual assistant you have some considerations to make across a few categories: Scope of the Work What types of tasks do you plan on asking your new VA to do? Perhaps you’ll ask your new assistant to do research, set up appointments, do administrative work, figure out travel arrangements and accommodations, work with WordPress, and maybe do some basic Photoshop? While each of these tasks could be done by a.. Read More

How to Securely Share Your Password Using LastPass

Do you want your assistant to log into an account of yours, but you don’t want to give them your password, or create a temporary password that you’ll have to switch back when they’re done? You can do this using LastPass. How does the assistant log into your account without having your password? Once you securely give access to an assistant through LastPass, the assistant uses the LastPass browser extension which automatically fills.. Read More

Perssist Assistant Profile: Nikolay

Nikolay is from Ukraine and speaks English, Russian, and Ukrainian. He has a Master’s degree from the National Technical University. He defended his dissertation on easy to clean vitreous enamel coatings and was granted a candidate of technical sciences degree. In addition to working with Perssist, Nikolay works as a junior research fellow in the University. He enjoys going to the movies, reading interesting books, or playing some video games. Nikolay is one of the many smart, friendly, and helpful virtual.. Read More

Lead Generation & Contact Discovery

Finding emails and contact information for people of interest can be either costly or time-consuming. Have Perssist find leads and contact info for you, and get back to more important things. But if you want to do it yourself, see what it takes… Find the people that fit your parameters Do you want to find all the COOs in technology companies with less than 200 employees? Maybe you want to collect the work email addresses for people based in the.. Read More

Perssist Assistant Profile: Laur

Laur is from Romania and speaks English, Romanian, and some French. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Finance from the Romanian-American University and a Master’s degree in Capital Markets, from the Academy of Economic Studies Bucharest. He’s worked in a bank and for the city council before working for himself, and joining Perssist. He enjoys listening to music, watching movies, reading, and spending time with his dogs. Laur is one of the many smart, friendly, and helpful virtual assistants that will.. Read More

Perssist Assistant Profile: Britt

Britt is from Belgium, but has lived in Australia, Malaysia, and now lives in England, and speaks English, Dutch, and some French. She has worked for an events company, a cruise line, and as a translator before joining Perssist.  Britt graduated with a degree in Graphic Design from PIKOH in Hasselt, Belgium and enjoys playing tennis, swimming, watching movies, and spending time with friends. Britt is one of the many smart, friendly, and helpful virtual assistants that will be supporting you.. Read More

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