Can I afford a Virtual Assistant? with Jaime Jay

Hiring a virtual assistant is a step that many people consider taking but rarely take. One of the biggest questions that they often have when considering it is “can I afford it.” While this is a valid question, more benefits can be gained from hiring an offshore assistant than many people realize, and investing in virtual assistant services can help your organization grow quickly and more effectively.

Can You Afford It vs. Can You Afford Not To

Asking yourself if you can afford to hire a virtual assistant is a great question to ask yourself if your enterprise is still in its growth stage. The bigger question, however, is can you afford not to, in light of all that they can help you accomplish and achieve.


The first thing that many people consider is the price. They see the price and they often immediately wash their hands of the idea in favor of retaining that bottom line. However, not being able to see beyond the cost is something that can put a lot of people off, and can prevent them from gaining many of the benefits.

Having a Virtual Assistant can Boost your Productivity

Your virtual assistant will be able to help you with countless aspects of your personal and professional life, freeing you up to be far more productive. One of the biggest destroyers of productivity is administrative and clerical work. Replying to emails, planning & scheduling meetings, and placing & answering phone calls, can free up incredible amounts of time in your daily life. The investment you make in a virtual assistant can help you boost your productivity and efficiency to levels you’ve never experienced before.

Delegating More Complex Tasks to your Virtual Assistant

Depending on the virtual assistant or hiring agency you work with, you may also be able to find an assistant with skills that exceed their US counterparts. This can lead to you trusting them with far more complex tasks, like taking over your social media management, helping manage projects with other departments of your business, and more. This can free up even more of your time to focus on growing your organization and stay focused on much more high-priority projects.

What it comes down to is thinking about the big picture. Hiring a virtual assistant is an investment in your organization, and you should expect to see a commensurate increase in your business productivity and effectiveness. If you try to maintain all of the administrative and clerical work yourself, not only will you spend a far greater number of hours sitting in front of a computer doing menial tasks, but you’ll be delaying more essential business functions. Having a personal assistant means you’ll never have to put anything on the “back burner” because you’ve always got kitchen help.

Bottleneck Can Make Hiring A Virtual Assistant Simple

Bottleneck Distant Assistants can help you find a virtual assistant plan that works for your needs and your budget. The most effective way we can do that is by offering you a free consultation to evaluate your business needs in the context of the services that our offshore virtual assistants offer. 

We also make it incredibly easy to afford, since you are subscribing to a monthly service so that you can plan on your monthly cost being streamlined and consistent. You won’t have to worry about a payroll budget overrun during particularly busy months when you’re clocking more hours personally, and requiring a much heavier workload to be placed on your virtual assistant. The monthly cost will be the same either way, so you can focus your attention on where it needs to be. For more information about hiring a virtual assistant, or for your free consultation, reach out to Bottleneck today.

Jaime Jay

About Jaime Jay

Meet Jaime Jay – a man who wears many hats, and wears them all admirably. He's a master connector, an entrepreneur extraordinaire, and a published author who knows how to get things done.

Before he found his way to the business world, Jaime served his country as a brave paratrooper in the U.S. Army. But that's just the beginning of his many accomplishments.

He's the founder of the renowned Bottleneck Distant Assistant Services firm, and his book "Quit Repeating Yourself" has become a must-read for entrepreneurs everywhere.

When he's not busy building his empire, you can find him on his beloved Harley Davidson, cruising through the countryside and taking in the invigorating effects of Uitwaaien – a Dutch practice that involves facing the wind to boost health and relieve stress.

He enjoys spending his free time outside building stuff with his wife, Nikita the dog and their two kittens (for now at least) Tommy and Tater.

He is ‘over-the-moon’ happily married to his wonderful wife Sara, his amazing daughter, Jessica, who is serving our country as a United States Army soldier. Jaime and Sara are the proud grand parents of two beautiful little girls.

Victoria Dorsano
Victoria Dorsano
Bottleneck has been such an amazing support for my business! They have a seamless process to ensure you find the right fit for your DDA. I am so thankful I started working with them! I'm now able to accomplish so much more in my business with a personal DDA and editing team on my side. Thank you!!
Rockwell Felder
Rockwell Felder
I cannot thank the team at Bottleneck enough for their incredible support of our business. Their team has played a vital role in helping us staff our customer support and ensuring our customers were satisfied with our services. Their Distant Assistants were extremely helpful in answering inquiries promptly, handling complaints, and providing solutions to our customers' needs. Their professionalism, attention to detail, and communication skills are exceptional. Working with Bottleneck has been a fantastic experience, and I highly recommend their services to anyone needing a reliable and efficient virtual assistant, especially for customer support.
Karen Ravano
Karen Ravano
I am grateful and blessed to be part of this team. It’s such a wonderful experience because i gain more experience and help me enhance my basic skills. This will be my stepping stone to my career as a newbie in this kind of industry. It would help to reach my goals.
Jeany Mercadal
Jeany Mercadal
Bottleneck Distant Assistants can lessen the burden of company owners. We provide excellent services depending on our client needs. We are not scam, clients surely get more than what they pay for. Being part of this team helped me hone my skills and become excellent in all my works.
Jeff Peñaflor
Jeff Peñaflor
I started last March 24, 2021 as a Dedicated Distant Assistant and it was an awesome experience. In this new journey, as Security Administrator of Bottleneck Distant Assistants, I have been supported by the team, A LOT !!!! All help that I need, the whole team is there to support me. I know that there are a lot of room for improvements with my skills and what I know, but because of BNDA, I became equipped with all the weapons I need to conquer the daily challenges especially with my tasks. With BNDA, they will not just help you to aim high, but soar the skies!
Tinoe D
Tinoe D
I don't remember the last time I loved what I was doing until Bottleneck came into the picture. I love working for bottleneck, they are professional. The management makes the workplace fun and they're very flexible. I definetly recommend that you make that important switch and be part of something big today by joining BNDA.
Michael Goodcliffe
Michael Goodcliffe
Jaime and his team are incredible at what they do! Joining them has been one of the best decisions in my life! I whole heartedly recommend them to anyone who are looking to scale and improve their business. Their highly 'Dedicated Distant Assistants' are well trained. They are top notch!
GM Simon
GM Simon
Working with Bottleneck is not just having one or two assistants working alongside you. You have the support of the whole team behind them as well.
Ma. Edeliza Silot
Ma. Edeliza Silot
Aside from the knowledge gained, the trainers are highly commendable.
Sara Knox
Sara Knox
What an awesome business! Finally, a way to hire the RIGHT person for my administrative tasks and they are remote! No office space to consider, W2's, 1099's or payroll. Jaime and his team of remote workers are top-notch! I hired my first assistant in May. I recently suffered a motorcycle accident and it left me unable to work for 2 weeks. But my assistant stepped right in to guide our CEO on all matters financial. It’s so nice to have that stress eliminated from my life!

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