Overwhelmed? Need organization? Just need to get stuff done?

Overwhelmed? Need organization? Just need to get stuff done?

A Virtual Assistant could be the answer for you!

Do you need help with database work, internet research, or transcription?

Do you have marketing ideas, but need to get them executed?

Do you need to put together a comprehensive marketing plan, or get assistance with project management?

Do you have files to be organized, spreadsheets to be created, or customers who need regular communication?

Do you need internet research on your customer base, your competitors, projects, or information?

As your Virtual Assistant, I can handle all that, and more.

June 24, 2014

June 1, 2013

What can I start working on for you?

Excel database and spreadsheet creation and management.

Writing, editing, proofreading, and copyediting.

Transcription from written documents or audio recording.

Internet research projects.

Administrative support services.

Create and manage email marketing:
Constant Contact:
Design newsletter and emails
Manage images, source images
Manage contacts
Press releases, invitations
Standard email correspondence

Create and execute print mailings: letter, postcard, newsletter, etc.

Update your Social Media accounts:
Twitter: Tweets; Followers; Who to follow.
Facebook: Status updates; Friends; Ads.
LinkedIn: Updates and calendar; Keep profile and activity up-to-date; Connections and groups; Connections to add.
Tumbler: Postings; Update dashboard; Followers; Who to follow.
Blogs: Updating and posting.

Manage your reviews on public review sites:
Yelp, TripAdvisor, Urbanspoon, City Search, Chowhound, Amazon, Angie’s List, BBB, etc.

Manage and update your listings on appropriate websites.
Tourism, business listings, etc.

Post Craigslist listings.

Event marketing and planning.

Contact and mailing list research and development.

Report preparation and PowerPoint presentations.

Customer service programs.

November 3, 2011

Industry experience

Research, internet research, database management, documentation, marketing, communication and project management for Foodservice consulting, and training programs

Specializing in small, independent and boutique hotels


Publishing and Distribution

Clients and experience

Foodservice Immersion, S. Hamilton, MA (www.fs-immersion.com)
Marketing Director and Administrator
2009, ongoing
Manage all marketing and communications, internet research, web presence, social media strategy and execution, database management and documentation.  Develop program content.

Home office

Cut Loose, Solana Beach, CA
Marketing Consultant

Home office

PayDayHawaii, HI
Marketing Consultant, Blogger
Home office

Mix Plate Hawaii, HI
Web content copywriting, editing, and research
Home office

Animal Samaritans, Thousand Palms, CA
Customer Service, administrative

Custodial Coaching, Los Angeles, CA
Marketing Consultant

Home office

El Rancho Lodge, Palm Springs, CA
Boutique Hotel, Owner/Operator
2004 – 2009

Non-profit experience:
New York Regional Booksellers Association, founding member
San Dieguito Performing Arts Association, board member
San Diego Council on Literacy, board member
Small Hotels of Palm Springs, founding member
Animal Samaritans

Laura MacPhail 
President, Foodservice Immersion
Principal, The Hale Group
lmacphail at halegroup.com

Craig Schafer
President, PayDayHawaii
paymaster at paydayhawaii.com

Why a Virtual Assistant?

  • You have projects to execute, but no available staff on hand to handle them.
  • You have research that needs to be done, and a deadline of yesterday.
  • You need a marketing plan, but don't know where to start.
  • You know you need to keep up with, or start, your social media, but it always drops to the end of the To-Do List.
  • You have customers or clients who need to be taken care of, but no time to do it.
  • You need an experienced assistant, just not full-time.
  • You can devote your time to your own important tasks and not worry about anything else.
  • You can hire a Virtual Assistant for a few hours, a few day, for one project or for one task.
  • And I can start immediately, and hit the ground running!