East West Enterprises Blog

Why small businesses fail in Australia

By Katrina Teves

In 2015, 60 percent of small businesses stopped operating within the first three years, according to the Australian Bureau of Statistics. The main reason for this is poor cash-flow. It’s an alarming statistic, especially since 97% of all Australian businesses are small. Fast forward to 2018 and sadly the numbers haven’t changed as much as we’d hoped. There could be many factors for this: Bad idea and the lack of market research – all businesses start as an idea. We all have wild and unique ideas and many entrepreneurs succeed…" > Read More

Meet Izza Andong, our HR and virtual assistant

By Katrina Teves

As much as we value our clients, we also value our virtual assistants. Most big time business owners would agree that the key to a successful business is having happy customers, and how do we keep our customers happy? First we need happy employees. “The key to achieving customer happiness, as in customers who want to do business with you again and again, is to focus on employee happiness first.” That’s according to Jason Whitman, VP of Customer and Employee Success at Justworks As we are hiring virtual assistants offshore,…" > Read More

Looking for the right virtual assistant

By Ridge Gonzales

One of the biggest misconceptions of working with virtual staff is that one employee can do everything for you. It’s just not possible. Not in the real world, and not in the virtual world. If you’re planning to hire virtual assistants to help you grow your business, you need to hire for the role, not the task. That means building a team. A team that will work together to achieve what you’re aiming for as a business owner. We have put together the lists of tasks that you can outsource to…" > Read More

Outsourcing and Offshoring Philippines Podcast: Interview w/ Paul Magiatis

By Ridge Gonzales

Looking for a company that offers staffing to small and medium-sized businesses? East West Enterprises is the one for you! Never heard of it yet? No problem! Read on to get to know a little more about the company. EastWest Enterprises, or EWE, was founded by Paul Magiatis, an Australian entrepreneur with Greek roots, who prefers to be called a “protagonist”. The company, he recalls, was born out of necessity back in the Global Financial Crises in 2007/2008. At the time, the cost of doing business in-country was too expensive…" > Read More

How Virtual Assistants Can Help Grow Your Business

By Ridge Gonzales

Having a business grow is great, but, as a business owner, it can be pretty difficult to enjoy especially if you find yourself getting busier by the minute. There are simply too many things to do that you get yourself bogged down by admin work and increasing productivity in the office now seems to be a daily struggle. Does that sound about right? If so, then outsourcing may be the solution for you. The Philippines, in particular, is known to produce outstanding Virtual Assistants which have been helping business such…" > Read More

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