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It’s that time of the year! That’s right – as 2017 winds down, we are taking a retrospective look at the hit-makers and chart-toppers from the BELAY chronicles. The past 300+ days have been full of golden nuggets, especially when it comes to thought leadership and memorable highlights that represent the value we deliver, the ingenuity of our promise and the incredible people who make it all happen.
Here are the top five blogs from 2017, based on popularity, social commenting and sharing, viewer hits and overall relevance to the national conversation on topics close to BELAY’s heart.
Regain an Entire Work Week Per Month by Outsourcing These Functions by Danielle Edwards – If you ever doubted the value of what a virtual assistant or virtual bookkeeper can do for your business – or overall sanity – think again. Here, we outline the key timewasters in the workplace along with how much productivity and efficiency can be obtained by engaging a talented part-time assistant.
Day in the Virtual Assistant Life: Amanda Wissman – Learn how a high-performing virtual assistant with a passion for ministry and all the attendant responsibilities of motherhood found career zen with BELAY. When practical life considerations came to a head, Amanda Wissman discovered a way to get ahead.
5 Lessons I’ve Learned in Creating a Great Virtual Team and Using a Virtual Assistant by Carey Nieuwhof – The founding pastor of Connexus Church shares with us how he built a team powered by the engine of remote talent coupled with scalable solutions and core practices for sustainable success. Nieuwhof offers the ingredients to his winning recipe in this bookmark-worthy blog.
How to Become a Virtual Bookkeeper with BELAY: A Q &A with Our Talent Acquisition Manager – In 2017, BELAY fielded more interest than ever from job applicants and candidates interested in joining our ranks as virtual bookkeepers. Imagine getting the inside track on how to be a contender? Learn the secret sauce from our lead recruiter as she spills the beans on how to go from “applied” to “hired.”
Reasons to Hire a Remote Executive Assistant Over an In-House Employee by Danielle Edwards – If you’re still being a benchwarmer sitting on the sidelines of the remote work revolution, you might be missing out on the key benefits of having a distributed team. Want to save money, get more done and access the best talent around? Then jump on board!
SPECIAL BONUS: The Power of WordPress Plugins – Whether you’re a WordPress veteran or newbie, there are constantly new features and capabilities (in fact, more than 46,000 to date) to optimize on this go-to website platform. See some of our top picks – tried, tested and recommended by BELAY webmasters and developers.
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