Rescue Desk, LLC

Consultant Name

Rachel Rasmussen


  • Business Support Services
  • Specialized Consultants

Contact Information


849 E. Washington, #101
Madison, WI 53703



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Sole proprietors, small business owners and independent service providers do it all -- from soup to nuts. But, eventually, you simply can't do it all ... at least not alone. Service and productivity slip, growth is slowed, projects are relegated to the back burner, and you've forgotten what life is like outside the office.

You need an assistant. You need someone who has a vested interest in the success of your business to help relieve the pressure and give you the time you need for more pressing tasks, like growing your business, prospecting for new customers, spending time with friends and family, or simply finding time to pursue long-neglected interests.

Rescue Desk Virtual Assistant Services allows you to get back to doing what you do best. Anyone who has ever said "I need an assistant!" can utilize the services of Rescue Desk. We are the assistant you need, without the cost or commitment of an employee; because we're "virtual" we work from our own office using our own tools and resources to provide the support our clients need.

Having a virtual assistant means having a behind-the-scenes partner whose job it is to take some of the support tasks off your to-do list so you'll have your most important commodity back – your time.


Rescue Desk tailors its support based on clients' needs and the services provided. While not an exclusive list, services generally fall into one (or more) of these categories:

Executive Support

  • Special Projects
  • Confirming appointments
  • Research
  • Administrative tasks
  • Organizational tasks
  • Mailings and paperwork

Project Management

  • Working with third-party vendors
  • Coordinating project details
  • Researching service providers/vendors
  • Meeting/event-planning assistance

Writing and Editing

  • Website copy 
  • Business writing
  • Press releases
  • Proofreading and editing
  • Marketing communications 

Desktop Publishing/Design

  • Brochures
  • Postcards/mailers
  • Newsletters
  • Catalogs
  • Flyers
  • Marketing pieces

Digital Technology

  • Web content maintenance
  • Multimedia presentations
  • Digital photography
  • E-publishing

Background Information

Rescue Desk Virtual Assistant Services is based in Madison, Wis., and offers virtual assistance to small business owners and executives throughout Wisconsin. The company provides assistance by taking on tasks that are creative, administrative and supportive in scope and nature. Rescue Desk is dedicated to superior customer service, developing long-lasting client relationships and practicing creative problem-solving to help clients succeed.

Rescue Desk is owned and operated by Rachel Rasmussen, a veteran of the media, publishing and communications industry. She uses her skills and experience in writing, editing, desktop publishing, Website content development, communications support and project management to provide assistance to small businesses that have an inspirational vision, but need a little help reaching their full potential. She launched Rescue Desk in early 2008 with one goal in mind: to build a virtual assistance firm that works behind the scenes helping small-business owners and entrepreneurs succeed.

By tapping into our plethora of resources -- including experts in other industries and even other virtual assistants -- to take care of the time-consuming tasks on our clients' to-do lists, they are getting back to what they do best. With our help, they are doing what they need to do to be successful.

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