“Using people to leverage a refined process multiplies production; using people as a solution to a poor process multiplies problems.”

Timothy Ferriss The 4-Hour Workweek

Cultural Differences:  Get to Know Your Filipino VA

Filipinos, in general, are among the most hardworking people you’ll meet. They are dedicated and most often willing to learn. If you come from a different culture, you may be surprised with some of the cultural differences that can affect the working relationship with your VA. That’s okay – we’re [...]

September, 23rd 2018|

Top 10 Platforms for Collaborating With Your VA

Working efficiently with a Virtual Assistant requires a little bit of planning. Since you and your VA won’t be sitting side by side, completing a task requires tools to allow you to effectively collaborate and ultimately make things easier for everyone! Below are the top 10 platforms you can use [...]

August, 24th 2018|

Mailene Dumajel and Her Dreams for Her Family

Mailene Dumajel is a wife and mom of two adorable kids. She has been with the Virtual Assistant Team for a while working directly with clients, and at one stage performing project management as part of the Syntax Marketing family. On the weekends Mailene enjoys watching animated movies with her [...]

August, 23rd 2018|

How to Manage Your Time as a Remote Worker

Time Management Tips for Virtual Assistants There are many benefits that come with working as a Virtual Assistant. For one, you have the convenience of working from the comfort of your own home or home office. Another upside is avoiding that stressful rush to get ready for the commute to [...]

June, 25th 2018|

Charlie Tumala’s Ultimate Dream Travel Destination

Charlie Tumala is a mother of four incredible kids. She’s a fun-loving person who hates being bored. She always seeks adventure and searches for unique ways to keep her hands busy. Working from home allows her to work on her self-growth and be a mother at the same time. On [...]

June, 25th 2018|

Samantha Ferraren: On Being a Qualified Accountant in the Virtual World

Samantha Ferarren is an Accountant by profession. Sam earned her MBA degree in 2015 and is now a Certified Public Accountant. She has been with Syntax Marketing for almost a year now and enjoys working with her client Susan Blizzard, President and Co-founder of Blizzard Internet Marketing. We interviewed Sam [...]

June, 4th 2018|

Configuring Email in Microsoft Outlook

When it comes to working in a virtual office, email is one of the most effective tools for communication. It is used for file sharing and for sending other confidential information.Most clients prefer to use a customised email based on their company’s website url. To configure your personalised email in [...]

May, 22nd 2018|

How to Use Hootsuite (Social Media Scheduler )

Social media has become an integral part of business growth. As a virtual assistant, you might be given the task of managing your client’s social media to boost their online presence. The key to having an established social media profile is to post regularly. To help make things easier, you [...]

May, 7th 2018|