Most of the small business owners are suspicious towards hiring an offshore web developer. They have good reasons too. Worries about transition time, project management, project communication and other issues restrict them to outsource their projects.
In this scenario, a virtual assistant can make great difference. A VA is an entrepreneur and has necessary skills to deploy effective management skills and utilize the local resources needed for successfully implementation of project.
Project owners are not overcharged, as they are directly interacting with developers. It is like having your own team who will work solely for you. A small team of qualified people can deliver better results.
This will be a winning situation for project owners as well as their clients. They will be maintaining a sustainable profit margin and clients get lower rates.