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Hiring Virtual Assistants is the ‘New Normal’

This is a very unique time to build a business. Brick and mortar companies are struggling and local “mom & pop” shops are closing at a record pace. Yet, there’s record growth for online service providers like Netflix, Amazon, DoorDash and Zoom.

The one thing all of these growing companies have in common? They support the “stay-at-home” lifestyle and the “new normal” of working remotely.

Entrepreneurs can learn from an evolving global economy and the new normal of work. Here’s how some businesses did it:

Restaurants admitted they can not replace the experience of dining in their establishments. But meals-to-go, with the inclusion of cashless payments, allowed restaurateurs to have a new lifeline.

Online shopping has been around for quite some time. When the pandemic hit, the retail industry embraced the new segment of customers — mall-goers — to encourage them to buy. Online purchasing and shipping options made the transition easy for customers, and Amazon has cashed in record profits.

Reduced movie-goers spending did not stop the entertainment industry from thriving. Companies pivoted to provide streaming services for stay-at-home amusement. Theaters, on the other hand, got destroyed, for obvious reasons.

Local tourism, virtual tours, and travel-to-nowhere flights and cruises allowed travel lust individuals to experience traveling albeit limited. Personally, I think this is an incredible time to travel (by car) because not many are!

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