Category: Virtual Assistant

Haken Agency or Virtual Assistant Company?
Virtual Assistant March 5th, 2021

Haken Agency or Virtual Assistant Company?

You need to hire, but the process comes with delays, fees, and few good candidates—let alone results. Where does all this leave you?
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
TokyoMate Reviews: You Tell Us How We’re Doing
Virtual Assistant February 17th, 2021

TokyoMate Reviews: You Tell Us How We’re Doing

You took the time to tell us how we’re doing at making it easier for you to live, work, and do business in Japan. Your feedback brightened our day! (We don’t mind admitting that at all.)
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TokyoMate Team
TokyoMate Team  Executive Updates
Your Company's Phone Number: Who Answers It?  
Virtual Assistant, Business February 11th, 2021

Your Company's Phone Number: Who Answers It?  

In Japan, a recent survey shows customers have a distinct preference for speaking to a real person. Here's what that means for your Japan-based company or service.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
How to Make the Most of a VA Service in Japan
Virtual Assistant January 29th, 2021

How to Make the Most of a VA Service in Japan

A candid conversation with a long-time professional assistant on how to make the most of a VA service. Take a peek at these insider tips.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
How to Master the Art of Delegating to Your Assistant

How to Master the Art of Delegating to Your Assistant

Master the art of delegation with these 5 mindsets, based on tips and advice from C-suite executives and leaders.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Looking for a Translator or Interpreter in Tokyo? Here's a Better Option
Virtual Assistant January 24th, 2021

Looking for a Translator or Interpreter in Tokyo? Here's a Better Option

Here's how you can grow your business and improve your daily life in Japan when hiring a bilingual virtual assistant, so you can navigate Japan with comfort and confidence.
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Tomoko Matsuoka
Tomoko Matsuoka Staff Writer
I Tried a VA Service—Here’s What Happened
Virtual Assistant January 18th, 2021

I Tried a VA Service—Here’s What Happened

Ever wonder what the virtual assistant experience is like? How does it feel to have all your to-dos being taken care of? Does it really make a difference to overall feelings of well-being? To better explain the experience, a member of our team hired an independent virtual assistant for research purposes and to help describe what it was like to outsource her to-do list. Here’s what happened... 
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
Not Your Usual Virtual Assistant Service — TokyoMate’s 5 Key Differences
Virtual Assistant December 11th, 2020

Not Your Usual Virtual Assistant Service — TokyoMate’s 5 Key Differences

 If you are looking for a service tailored to meet the needs of foreign business owners in Japan, here’s how TokyoMate does that in 5 key categories.
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Kenichi Yamamoto
Kenichi Yamamoto Research Specialist
What Makes a Competent and Reliable VA & How to Find the Best Assistants
Virtual Assistant October 2nd, 2020

What Makes a Competent and Reliable VA & How to Find the Best Assistants

Finding the right virtual assistant can be a game-changer for you and your business. Here's how to ensure you're making the right choice.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist
What Is a Virtual Assistant? (And Why You Need One)
Virtual Assistant August 20th, 2020

What Is a Virtual Assistant? (And Why You Need One)

Can't afford to hire a full-time assistant or office manager for your business? Outsourcing to a virtual assistant can set your business up for success. Read more to discover how.
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Amy Yamashita
Amy Yamashita Community Specialist