Not Sure What To Outsource To A Virtual Assistant?
When you hire a virtual assistant (VA) or virtual team, the goal is to lessen your workload and help you manage your business more efficiently. In order to scale your business, you must get out of your own way and stop trying to do everything yourself. It is time to bring in a virtual assistant or virtual team so that you can take your business to the next level! Below are a few examples of how a virtual assistant/virtual team can start helping you today!
Below are tasks that you can start delegating today!
Social Media Marketing
Your virtual assistant can manage all of your social media platforms. If you do not have your social media set-up, no problem, your VA can do that too!
An active social media strategy, along with engagement, will help create brand awareness, attract potential customers and retain loyal customers. Your virtual assistant can answer any questions that may be sent via direct message through social media and comment on posts. Engagement with other posts is key for the algorithms!
Outsourcing your research enables you to concentrate on more pressing matters or more importantly, revenue generating tasks. Researching is a tedious task that entrepreneurs do not have the time to do. As a business owner, there should be research taking place consistently. Not sure what needs to be researched? Here are a few examples…
How are your competitors ranking online?
Which keywords are competitors using?
Upcoming expos or networking events?
Reconciliation and categorizing expenses are extremely time consuming for a business owner. Not to mention, keeping track of past due invoices, which affects your cash flow, especially as your business becomes highly lucrative. Your virtual bookkeeper can pay your vendors, negotiate terms, collect unpaid invoices and generate financial reports.
Is your inbox overwhelming? Your virtual assistant can help you prioritize your emails by creating folders and routing emails to the corresponding folders. Your VA can also setup email templates and default replies.
CRM (Customer Relationship Management)
As an entrepreneur, you are meeting potential customers frequently. Your virtual assistant can enter your contacts into your CRM. If you are not using a CRM, your virtual assistant can help you get started. Your CRM should always be up-to-date, if a potential client contacts you in one snap shot you will see every interaction you have had with them. Your potential/current customer will think you are absolutely amazing.
Your virtual superstar can design your email and SMS newsletters, they can also manage your marketing campaigns.
Whether you are planning a vacation or a business trip, your VA can find you the best deals on hotels and flights!Your VA can also make reservations at your favorite restaurants or book your vacation activities and tours.
Planning any event, personal or corporate, is a time-consuming task which obviously needs a reliable helping hand. Your virtual assistant, can help you find the venue, vendors, get price quotes, book entertainment, plan the event, research ideas, just to name a few…