Entrepreneur Candice Galek is a very busy woman. She's the founder and CEO of Bikini Luxe, a contributing writer for Inc. and Social Media Today, and was a featured honoree on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. When she's not running her company, she's a cuban coffee connoisseur, and tennis player. So what's Candice's secret to achieving success in all aspects of her life? She's built a great team behind her. That team consists of several virtual assistants who keep her business running 24/7! Read more about how Candice has found working with VAs has improved her company performance:
What were you struggling with in your business that led you to begin working with a virtual assistant?
We were having a few issues that virtual assistants have really helped us with. Namely having workers be available around the clock. As the majority of our virtual assistants are in different time zones, it allows our US workers to come in and pick up where they left off during normal business hours here.
Tell us a little bit about what you have delegated and how you work together?
We outsourced the creation of content, backlinks, customer service and more to our virtual assistants. Many have become a vital part of keeping our well oiled machine running smoothly!
How has working with a virtual assistant supported your business, and you personally?
Absolutely! it has allowed me to expand my business and has cut down on overheads.
What differences have you noticed in your business since you began working with a virtual assistant?
Everything runs a bit faster as we are working 24 hours a day versus working 9 to 5 or 9 to 9!
What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs seeking virtual assistants?
Take your time and use a good service to find them. There is a bit of a learning curve as they adapt and learn what you expect of them but it is worth putting in the effort to train your team.
Want to learn more about Candice and her business? Visit her website here.
Looking to hire your own virtual assistant? Start here!
Candice Galek, founder and CEO of Bikini Luxe, is a young female entrepreneur who has a knack for asking the question "Why?" She writes for Inc. and Social Media Today, and was a featured honoree on the 2017 Forbes 30 Under 30 list. She's a Cuban coffee connoisseur, contributing writer, and hobby tennis player making her dreams a reality multiple projects at a time. You can keep up with Candice and her business via Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest or YouTube!
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Thank you for the article Audrey!