If you are struggling to find enough hours in the day to work on building your business, employing a virtual assistant is for you. A virtual assistant can give you back precious hours (even days!) each week to work on your business by taking away many of those administrative duties which while being important for your business, are also extremely time consuming. To help give you an idea on just how much a virtual assistant can help you and your business, we’re put together a list of 10 jobs a virtual assistant can do for you.
A virtual assistant can take over the management of your inbox, set up filters/auto-responders etc as well as send email follow ups and thank you notes to your clients and customers.
If you travel regularly for work or are planning to attend a event/conference which requires travel, why not allocate the time consuming tasks of sourcing flights/car hire and hotel bookings to a virtual assistant?
It can be hard to know where to start when it comes to creating forms, flyers, business cards and other documents for your business, so it only makes sense to engage a virtual assistant who has these skills and can get the job done in a timely and efficient manner.
Does your business produce regular reports? Simply upload the required data to a dropbox folder and your virtual assistant can put together the reports that you need.
Social Media Management
Setting up and managing social media accounts for your business can take a lot of time that as a business owner you just don’t have. Delegating these jobs to a virtual assistant not only saves you time but by employing a virtual assistant who specialises in social media management, you can rest assured that your business has the right presence in the online world.
Maintaining a blog for your business is another activity that can take up a lot of time. Thankfully it’s also the perfect job to delegate to a virtual assistant, simply give them a list of topics you would like written and they will do the rest!
If you find yourself spending hours creating, sending and then following up on invoices for your business, you can reclaim some of these precious hours by allocating this job to a virtual assistant.
While it’s extremely important to have up to date databases and email lists, inputting and maintaining these documents can be a time consuming and mundane task, making it the perfect job for a virtual assistant.
Save time and get your virtual assistant to create your regular newsletter.
If you have meeting minutes, voicemail or video/audio recordings you need to have transcribed, this is another perfect job to give to your virtual assistant.
What types of tasks do you allocate to your virtual assistant?
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