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On Demand Executive Assistance (ODEA)

The Owl’s’s On Demand Executive Assistance (ODEA) can be your partner in getting answers to pressing questions and making sure your written work is the best it can be.

The Owl’s ODEA service can be turned on and off like a tap as and when you need help. It has the benefit of being virtual, so there is no interruption to your own work and the job is expedited without fuss. At the same time it is supervised by a very experienced entrepreneur, who works for you as if he were in your shoes.

Entrepreneurs like you often feel overwhelmed by the need for data and information, contacts and research, as well as refining the copy of their communications.

It is a kind of leg work service that relieves you of the things that only you can do, but don’t have the time for among your many conflicting priorities. This way you don’t have to worry about adding staff or worry about technology costs, office space, health insurance, 401(k) contributions or taxes.

The Owl’s ODEA works as if a member of your team for short-term assignments—a virtual executive assistant— saving you money and frustration. For instance, building a Business Plan can be very demanding and acquiring the data you need for it may keep you away from other vital tasks.

You may not know where to begin looking for potential investors. Sorting through the plethora of information on the Web can waste huge amounts of your time. There is only one of you and having ODEA generate good sales leads will mean you spending more time in front of prospects, doing what only you can do.

You are the key to your own business success. Using up hours on the time-consuming task of resource investigation may keep you away from far more important tasks. But the questions remain and you want answers.

When you delegate tasks to The Owl’s ODEA you know the extent of your commitment from the outset. At an hourly rate, you have no long-term commitment or staff to hire.

Use ODEA by the Owl for a wide variety of tasks including:

  • Internet research,
  • identifying potential investors,
  • carrying out basic market research,
  • generating sales leads,
  • calling or emailing prospects,
  • copy editing,
  • undertaking administrative tasks,
  • data collection,
  • collating information.

and feel free to ask how else we can help.

The fee is based on $35 an hour ($60 an hour for copy editing). Each assignment starts with a 5-hour commitment, to include the preparation of a short and clear statement of what the work is designed to achieve, with an estimation of what can be achieved within the first five hours. Any additional commitment will be by an agreed number of hours.

You get the work carried out by enthusiastic and dedicated people who seek answers and whose natural way is to be open to possibilities and opportunities—on your behalf.

PLEASE NOTE: There is tons of useful stuff on Startup Owl, a site that’s been going for a dozen years. So keep browsing, but know that the founder, Will, now devotes most of his time and energy to his new website that you should definitely visit: