Category Archives: Virtual Assistants

Skills You Need to Look for in a Virtual Assistant

June 20, 2014 | by Pepper
Skills You Need to Look for in a Virtual Assistant Pepper Philippines

Hiring people today is not limited to proximity. Outsourcing business solutions has opened opportunities for businesses to tap the global workforce that showcases skilled and talented professionals. Virtual assistants (VAs) are one of them. There are many considerations when hiring a VA with the skill set being the leading factor. As we continue our series on […]

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Building a Great Relationship with Your Virtual Assistant Contractor

June 10, 2014 | by Pepper
Building Relationship With Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

Working with a contractor is similar to working with any employee or business partner. You need to establish a strong and collaborative relationship with them to make sure that you get the most out of that partnership. A contractor could be anyone from a virtual assistant, web designer, social media manager, content writer, and other […]

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An Inside Look at Working with Filipino Virtual Assistants

May 29, 2014 | by Pepper
Working with Filipino VAs Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

The Philippines has been ranked number two in the 2014 Tholons Top 100 Outsourcing Destinations. Seven cities made it to the list including Manila (No. 2), Cebu (No. 8), Davao (No. 69), Metro Laguna (No. 82), Bacolod (No. 93), Iloilo City (No. 95), and Baguio City (No. 99). These rankings affirm the steady growth of […]

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Laying the Groundwork for Successful Outsourcing

May 20, 2014 | by Ivy Guerrero
Tips for Successful Outsourcing Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

Outsourcing is growing at a fast, steady pace with more companies recognizing the global workforce. This business solution, however, is not limited to big companies. Over the past years, small companies have been tapping offshore contract jobs to meet their business requirements. In fact, small businesses would benefit more from outsourcing because they are tapping into the global pool of […]

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The Era of Social Media Customer Support

April 22, 2014 | by Pepper
Importance of Social Media Customer Support Philippines Virtual Assistants Pepper

Companies lose sight of the bigger social media picture in a constant struggle for likes, followers and plus ones. Social pages are not landing pages designed for conversions or the equivalent of appealing store fronts. They represent an opportunity for businesses to personally connect with customers or potential customers. According to, Eighty percent of […]

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Hangouts Takes Messaging a Notch Higher

March 14, 2014 | by Pepper
How Hangouts is Changing the Messaging Game Virtual Assistants Philippines

Communication has never been easier and more dynamic with the tools available in the Web. From chat to video calls, you can practically reach anyone anywhere with messaging apps such as Skype, Facebook Messenger, and Whatsapp. Google launched Hangouts on May 15, 2013 during its yearly I/O conference in San Francisco. Hangouts may be a […]

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March 3, 2014 | by Pepper
Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines Hiring

We are expanding our business in Davao and we need smart and creative individuals to join us! Our talented team is composed of skilled professionals who are passionate at what they do. We are a driven bunch who knows how to work hard and play hard at the same time! We invest on training our […]

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2014 Philippine Holidays

January 14, 2014 | by Pepper
2014 Philippine Holidays Virtual Assistants Pepper Philippines

It’s the start of the year and we’re excited to continue working with you! We hope you had an awesome time with your family over the holidays as much as we did. Now we’re all pumped up, fully recharged, and ready to go for the New Year! To ensure smooth and efficient workflow, we are […]

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The Best of Pepper Blog 2013

December 27, 2013 | by Pepper
The Best of Pepper Blog 2013 Pepper Virtual Assistants Philippines

Before we wrap up the year, we’d like to show you the highlights of Pepper’s blog this 2013. We have covered some of the latest business stories, unlocked the secrets of leading brands, and provided a comprehensive inside look at the outsourcing industry. We hope you enjoyed reading them and found something useful and insightful […]

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Locked In: How to Keep Your Data Secure When Working with Virtual Assistants

November 19, 2013 | by Pepper
Keeping Data Secure Virtual Assistants Philippines

Data security is one of the primary concerns of business owners who are considering outsourcing their business processes. A study done by Ponemon Institute reports that 65% of companies that have outsourced to a third party have experienced data breach on its consumer data. Moreover, 58% of the companies said that they discovered the breach […]

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