2022 has been a ride with Pineapple's growth in its 3rd year. With many events and exciting things that have happened this year, we would like to look back and summarize the year.
For the past year, the company has been working hard to develop a better service for virtual assistants and clients. Along with our new branding and active platforms, we are able to provide even better services than before. The year 2022 for Pineapple virtual assistant was a success!
Our team has grown with over 700 new graduates and the community is growing every day.
There have been 626 new BVAs (business virtual assistants), 41 new MVAs (multimedia virtual assistants), and 36 new LVAs (legal virtual assistants) that have graduated this 2022 through our certification programs with the newest, Legal Virtual Assistant program being a total success. There are now over 1,000 virtual assistants in the company! This growth is due to our commitment to helping people find their dream job and work-life balance.
Supplementary training courses on Digital Marketing
Over 20 Pineapple virtual assistants attended the training course led by our Digital Marketing Strategist Izza Glino.
The supplementary training were as follow:
- October 11 - How to Create a Social Media Calendar - Tips and Tools
- October 13 - Facebook Marketing: An Ultimate Guide
- October 25 - Introduction to Meta Ads - How to Run Your First Paid Campaign on Facebook
- October 27 - Email Marketing for Beginners
The courses were made to help virtual assistants that wanted to learn more about digital marketing. Pineapple is sure to work on helping all Pineapple virtual assistants gain new skills and knowledge.
Top Industries Pineapple work with
As we grow and improve our programs to help equip our team, the top industries Pineapple have been most in demand are
- Law Firm
- Health & Wellness
- Health Care
- Real Estate
Pineapple Events & Contests
Now with all the success and growth, we also need to highlight all the fun we had in 2022.
In October, Pinyaspooktacular Halloween Costume Contest commenced. We gathered entries received between October 22 to October 31, 2022, before 6pm Philippine Time. Then announced the winners on November 2, 2022.
Our criteria for judging were as follows:
50% Overall Design - Ability to provide a fresh Halloween costume concept that stood out from the rest and made a lasting impression.
30% Creativity and Individuality - Showcase a Halloween costume that triggers the imagination and produced with effort and originality.
20% Adherence to Theme - Present a costume accurate for the occasion - spooky and petrifying.
It was a tough call but Congratulations to the winners of our Pinyaspooktacular Halloween Costume Contest!
Thanksgiving Virtual Hangout
We took some time to celebrate and think about the things we are most grateful for. During the virtual hangout, we shared what we are thankful for and spent time playing games with the Pinya Fam. It was a night of sharing stories, laughter, and prizes!
It's always great to think back and count our blessings, holiday or not.
And as always, we are truly thankful for Pineapple's virtual assistants.
For December we held our Pinya Sikat Virtual Christmas Party event on Dec 22, 2022 9 to 11 PM Philippine Time. The attire was Hollywood Glitz and Glam and cash prize were given for Star of the Night Male and Star of the Night Female.
Aside from the fun and games, the night's highlight was our Tawag ng Tanghalan sa Pineapple.
Filipinos are very talented, especially when it comes to singing so having heard all the entries it was a difficult decision that there were 6 winners instead of 5.
From all that has happened, we must not forget typhoon Odette. The typhoon hit in December 2021, and Pineapple's workers in the Visayas and Mindanao islands had their lives turned upside down as a result. Some not only were displaced from their homes, but they also lost power and had to deal with damaged houses.
Pineapple pledged more than 5 million pesos to the workers and their families who were most affected by the disaster—and that money is still going toward helping them get back on their feet.
We’re thankful to all those who helped out and gave what they can to those in need. Even with a small amount, collectively we reached a big sum to help out those affected by Typhoon Odette.
Now there you have it folks, 2022 of Pineapple has been a blast and we’ve accomplished a lot so far.
Pineapple Virtual Assistant has certainly come a long way in just three years, and we can only imagine what’s in store for 2023. The introduction of Pineapple was a bold move on the part of the company—and it looks like it has paid off. Our most recent update only makes further strides for the whole industry, and we're excited to see what else we will accomplish in the year 2023.
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