One of the important tasks of a virtual assistant is the scheduling of meetings. Not an easy task especially when you never come to meet the participants in person nor are you familiar with them. You may not be aware of their personal schedules or availability.

What makes matter most daunting is that most often, these meetings, be they actual or virtually, are set at a moment’s notice.


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For a virtual assistant, it is indeed very fortunate that a software is now available in the internet that takes out the hassles from this task— doodle, a software that radically simplifies the process of scheduling events, whether they’re board or team meetings, dinners with friends, reunions, weekend trips, or anything else. This smart assistant saves time for millions of people worldwide, and in the end, it brings people together. What’s nice about this easy scheduling software, it is free and doesn’t require registration by either the initiator or the participants of a meeting poll.

Doodle offers a wide selection of online solutions that radically simplify the process of scheduling appointments, ranging from the group event “poll” that doesn’t require registration to the professional booking service.

One good feature free and user-free of Doodle is that you could automatically sync it with personal calendar. Once registered it keeps tract o all your polls. You can answer requests for meeting in the calendar interface. Doodle becomes your main center to coordinate meetings. It shows to your contacts (partners, colleagues, and friends your availability and how you could be reached.

Doodle is so convenient that by using your mobile device, your replies to meeting requests and all your polls could be seen at a glance. Besides your mobile device, Doodle also offers a native app for Ipads and iPhones. Another software that is a boon to virtual assistants is the BookMe, a simple but very practical service that aims to save you both time and money when looking for the best deals around, something which is a great benefit.

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BookMe is a convenient tools that allows you to enter your search for flights, hotels, car rentals, and cruises based on your requirements. Click on the logos of the many travel websites available displayed. The search results on those pages will be automatically displayed for you to compare and decide for the best options to suit your itinerary at the best prices. By using BookMe, you can search for tickets for upcoming concerts and shows. Just submit the name of the artist or team in question, and results from all major ticket websites on the WWW will be displayed.

Another commendable reason for utilizing BookMe is that it donates part of its to various animal charities in the US.