5 Collaboration Tools To Make Working With Your Virtual Assistant Easier.



Now that you’ve hired your Virtual Assistant, you want to be able to collaborate on a daily basis about projects, meetings and other to dos on the list.

With technology advancing at rapid speed, there are many ways to connect and share information.  Check out five of the more popular collaboration software below.

1. Slack

Slack gives you everything in one place for your team . You can connect your everyday apps such as Twitter, Dropbox, Sound Cloud, Google Drive and more. Slack even lets you share files, send direct messages, place calls and organize your team projects into different channels.

2. Skype for Business

Skype for business is a really awesome tool you can use to hold meetings with up to 250 people, even with those who don’t have Skype. It also give you the power to schedule meetings using Outlook, and connect via apps like Microsoft Word and PowerPoint.

3. Google Hangouts

With Google Hangouts you can send messages, make phone and video calls.

4. Quip

Quip is a mobile productivity suite that combines chat, documents, spreadsheets, checklists, and more in a simple interface. Every document has a chat thread, and you can even chat about specific parts of a document. Add a checklist to any Quip document with the click of a button. All the features in Quip work offline on your phone or tablet.

5. GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting is a really simple but highly effective tool that lets, you schedule meetings, or initiate quick meetings by just the click of your mouse. You can actually save the recording of the meeting for later use to send to those who couldn’t attend or for later reference. There are mobile and desktop options where a participant can join without any links, special codes or pins.

Which ever you choose to use, the goal is provide clear and concise information to your virtual assistant, while communicating effectively and quickly throughout the work day.

This not only makes your Virtual Assistant more effective at his or her work but it saves you time and time is money.

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