Ask Anthea empowers entrepreneurs, professionals, freelancers & small businesses who feel strongly about being in control of their life, their business and maximising their income, to hire a VA like Ask Anthea to enable you to become more efficient, productive and successful, empowering you to maximise your output, your income and your financial independence.
Ask Anthea reduces your stress, uncomplicates your life, ensures you avoid unnecessary delays and hassles, so you are ‘on top of your game’ all day, every day.
I give you qualified professional business support tailor-made just for you; I become your right-hand woman, whilst you focus on the
I’ve spent over 25+ years gaining the knowledge & experience to help Individuals, Freelancers, Business owners, busy Professionals & Entrepreneurs, have more success by simplifying their life and their work, balancing their professional and personal lives.
There are times when it is impossible to manage everything, with a to-do list that keeps on growing. Hiring an experienced Virtual Assistant professional like me, helps you free up your time, so you can take control of your business & your life.
I am extremely efficient and know how to manage other people’s lives & businesses better than they can.
•Account Management & Basic Accounting – Preparation
(Cashflow and receipts tracking)
•Appointment Setting/Google email management and detox
•Basic bookkeeping – Invoicing, Statements, Chasing outstanding
•Convert hand written notes to typed documents
•Creating Powerpoint Presentations
•Design, Marketing & Management of Tourism Accommodation sites
•Data Entry & Reporting
•Database building – all clients and all details compiled &
•Document Template Creation
•Documents Storage & Organisation [Cloud Accounts – Dropbox, Google Drive]
•Expenses & Budgets
•Follow-ups and Reminders
•Human Resource Management – Leave Accumulation, Searching for new Employees, Induction Training for New Employees, On-boarding new employees
•Invoicing & Payment Reminders
•Making Travel Plans
•On-boarding new clients
•Organising & Planning Events
•PDF Conversion – inserting Signatures & Editing Convert hand-written notes to typed document
•Personal Lifestyle Management
•Personal Shopping / Procurement
•Photobooks design & publishing
•Sourcing recommended professionals
•Travel Organising (Ask Anthea Travel Agency)
•Project Templates Creation
•Spreadsheet Creation & Management
•Research for Guest Articles/Interviews
•Gathering Data and Reporting
•Company Research for Tender
•Customer Support, Live Chat & Instant Messenger
•Billing and Technical Support
•Online Community Management
•Posting to Forums and Blogs
•Processing unsubscribe requests
•Blog Articles and Updates
•Newsletter Creation & Management
•Social Media Creation of Designs & Content
•Social Media Management
•Social Media Scheduling
•Social Media Engagement
•Social Media Reports
•Podcast Email requests for Featuring on a Podcast
•Podcast Transcription of Episodes
•Podcast Graphic Creation for Templates
GRAPHIC DESIGN, BRANDING
•E-Commerce Marketing & Brand Support
•Event Identity – wedding invitations, table talkers
•Creative Logo & Business Card Design
Anthea Busschau has been employed by Blackie & Co since January 2017.
Anthea comes highly recommended. During this period, she demonstrated all the qualities that any employer seeks in searching for promotable employees. She has an impressive capacity to quickly grasp new theories and applications, and has always sought to gain additional responsibilities, assisting where required.
She is an excellent Personal Assistant on any sphere of business. She is very capable of multi-tasking to get the job done. Anthea has managed all my Business & Personal Admin, my properties both locally in South Africa & Internationally. She has worked as an Account Manager to one of our largest clients, interacting with them and a number of other clients & suppliers. She has worked on various projects including New Product Development, whilst always maintaining high quality work.
It is unfortunate that due to economic constraints, Blackie & Co, must restructure and lose valued employees such as Anthea. I would recommend her without reservation for any position or career that she may choose to pursue.
-14 July 2017 –
Amazing woman who is dedicated and hard working. You will always have a great outcome with Ask Anthea.
Highly recommend Anthea!
Anthea has assisted me in my work load for various Corporate events over the past seven years. Tasks are varied, which reflects her ability to adapt and grasp various elements when necessary. These duties include; Database management, Budgeting and monitoring costs, Decor and design management, Rsvp management, sourcing promotional items and other when necessary. Anthea has assisted me onsite at these events. I can leave her to manage the registration procedure and attend to delegate queries when i am unable to. She conducts this in a professional, polite and capable manner. I find Anthea to be exceptional in handling the Decor the evening cocktail and banqueting functions. Her attention to colour coordination, room layout and other design elements are excellent. Other elements she has handled include; Database management, VIP liaison, Budgeting and monitoring costs, Decor and design management, Rsvp management and sourcing promotional items. Anthea is a trustworthy, honest, hardworking, persistent, reliable and pleasing associate to work with. I still wish to obtain her part-time services if she has the capacity.”
Highly recommend her VA Services
Anthea was so incredibly professional and quick with her turnaround times and email responses. Highly recommend her VA services!”
Parenting expert, speaker, author
Anthea was a great help largely with private personal administration issues, at a difficult time in my life, after the death of my husband. She handled delicate matters with the utmost confidentiality and showed great patience in dealing with extremely frustrating service providers, leaving me free to attend to other more pressing issues. Anthea is always positive and cheerful with a ‘can do’ attitude, and is prepared to tackle anything. Nothing is too big or too small. She is also good at selling and promoting anything she is passionate about. I look forward to continuing to benefit from her marketing skills as she generates new business for me in the future.”
Thrilled with her work & energy!
I have recently employed Anthea Busschau from Ask Anthea VA and have been thrilled with her work and energy that she puts into every assignment I give her. I run a Construction business, a Bed and Breakfast, Road Security and manage a large contingent of staff and with her help I have been able to focus on the more important tasks of a running a business. She has improved the marketing of the BnB which has resulted in increased bookings, done extensive Admin tasks as well detailed presentations and helped me with creating beautiful birthday parties. I would definitely recommend her to my friends and family. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call me.”
Anthea is up for literally any task! She is super organized and reliable. Every minute of work is recorded and sent to me every month so I know exactly what she has done. Anthea goes above and beyond what I ask and helps with new ideas and marketing etc etc etc. She is such an asset, I actually dont want to sing her praises in case someone steals her!”
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