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How a Podcast Platform Hired a Full-Time Virtual Assistant for $900/mo

Learn how our clients utilize Shepherd to hire top overseas talent.
Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via Shepherd and how much they cost. New here? Shepherd is a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents.

Editors note: some customers prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their company name in this article. We’re their secret weapon :-)

What does this client’s business do?

Founded in 2017 and based in Illinois, this client’s business is a podcast hosting and analytics platform that allows users to grow their audience, offer exclusive content, and manage their multimedia files through advanced analytics.

With so many important tasks to manage, this client badly needed help with admin. This is when they turned to Shepherd for help!


Who was hired and what was their role?

At Shepherd, we were able to source a highly-skilled and well-seasoned Virtual Assistant named Joan.

She now takes care of the following tasks.

  • email management
  • preparing marketing reports using Google Analytics, Profitwell, Amplitude on a weekly basis 
  • email marketing work in Drip, preparing campaigns and sending to her team for review 
  • preparing blog posts and podcast episodes in their site
  • outreach to influencers and coordination for podcast episodes and guest posting 


What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Joan now enjoys working full-time in the company’s time zone for $900 USD/month.


What was Joan’s background prior to being hired?

Joan has more than 15 years of experience in the customer service field with 7 years of experience in handling financial campaigns and customer service support. She took on roles in quality, customer support, sales, lead generation, and loan consulting!

She is no stranger to the work that comes with the role as she was a virtual assistant for 7 years working directly with the client. What’s more is that Joan is performance-driven, can solve problems independently,  highly organized, and finds motivation in supporting her family.

The client is very satisfied with Joan’s performance and now has more time to focus on more important tasks. 

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