A Virtual Assistant Tip: Tools You Need to Know

If you have made the decision to pursue a career as a remote executive assistant, you may feel that your skill set is not enough to carry out daily tasks that will be set by your client / boss.

As a remote executive assistant, it is very important to keep yourself updated with the various tools available online to help up skill you and to keep you effective and productive.

There are many blogs out there that talks about different tools – and frankly there are hundreds of tools out there, that it’s important to understand what the ‘BEST’ tools are for you to be the most effective virtual assistant.

So, where do you start?

Firstly, you have to keep in mind what your role may entail and your daily tasks. Understanding your role and your job will help narrow down the list of tools.

Also, understanding your clients objectives would also be the best way to select which tools to learn. Besides – the single most important goal of every remote executive assistant is to help their boss achieve his/her strategic objectives.

To help you get started, here are some of top tools recommended by virtual assistants across the web. Each tool serves a different purpose, from communication to online marketing tools.

Enjoy 🙂

Communication Tools.

These are essential tools for communicating online.

Project Management Tools.

These are productivity systems that ensure everything is on track. It helps organisations to manage projects from start to finish, and allow employees at different levels to quickly understand and complete their work on time.

File Sharing Tools.

These are essential tools used mainly to share files and documents with teammates or clients.

Photo and Video Editing Tools.

Use to edit and create beautiful photos.

Productivity Tools.

Tools that can help you work effectively and manage your task and time wisely.

Training Tools.

These are interactive tools to help prepare and equip employees to better do their jobs.

Online Marketing Tools.

These are automated tools for online marketing campaign management.

In order to ensure an efficient day-to-day operation at the office, and to support the work of your clients and other team members, choosing from these list of tools will immensely improve the performance of your daily tasks.