Is everything in your day-to-day stacking up. Are you spending more time on admin tasks within your business than actually growing your business. We all need a little help, and a virtual assistant can do just that. While a virtual assistant takes care of the routine tasks in your business, you’re able to grow your business.
You may be wondering what tasks do you hand-off? Maybe you’re still contemplating and not sure what a virtual assistant can do for you.
What can they handle?
Virtual assistants can handle anything from general administration to the more technical work, and let’s not forget about social media.
Basic tasks, like calendaring and travel arrangements can be handled by a virtual assistant. With someone managing your calendar nothing slips through the cracks. Meetings, travel arrangements, and the other things that only you can do are on your calendar ready to go.
Tired of paying ridiculous amounts of money booking travel arrangements, because it gets pushed on the back burner and made short notice. A virtual assistant can handle all of that for you. Maybe you want, and need, some time off with the family. A virtual assistant can find you the best deals and packages to surprise them with the best vacation ever.
Need someone to answer the phone while in that important meeting or conference. Want to ensure that your customers can reach you, even while spending some quality time with your family, or even that mysterious thing called sleep. Virtual support can have you covered. Customer Relationship Management and support. Many virtual assistants are skilled in handling customer service support and relationship management systems. There are many virtual assistants that go as far as specializing in customer support for Shopify and Amazon FBA entrepreneurs. What does this all mean? Virtual assistants are good at handling customer service and keeping your customers happy.
Who is able to keep that unread number less than 50? Never miss anything important because it was sandwiched in between junk email. A virtual assistant will go through, get rid of anything that is not needed and ensure you address important emails.
You have a picture in your head of your perfect customer, but you’re not sure where to find them. A virtual assistant can research your demographic and find out where they’re hanging out online. Maybe you need to know what your competitors are doing, let them find out for you.
Whether it’s website management, building sales funnels, or creating email content a virtual assistant can handle it for you. Maybe you know what needs to be done, but you aren’t quite sure the best way to do it. We love technical. Virtual assistants with tech knowledge can handle those technical tasks you don’t want to do or don’t know how to do.
It’s a big part of the growth your business. Customers want to see your business up close. If people can relate to your brand, they’re going to want to buy from you. Customers are going to check you out on social media. If you aren’t active and engaging, they go somewhere else. Here is the thing, it takes time and work. It’s not just a post every once in a while. They want to see what you do, how you do it, and how you interact with your customers and community. They also will check out how long it takes you to respond to customers. The struggle is real you guys. Between social media postings, content creation, and engagement, you may want to run and hide. You keep reading about content strategies and maybe you’ve tried to keep up with Gary Vee’s $1.80 Instagram strategy, but who really has time for that? A virtual assistant. Virtual assistants can help you with all areas of social media.
I’ve put this one in a category all by itself, why? Because Facebook ads should be handled with care. Virtual assistants proficient in FB ads can help you create and manage your Facebook ads. If you’re still boosting a post, or creating FB ads without a target audience, I encourage you to hire a FB va. Facebook ads are still one of the most powerful forms of advertising, but if you don’t know what you’re doing you could be wasting a lot of your advertising budget.
There are so many other tasks that a virtual support specialist is able to handle for you. Essentially, anything that is taking time away from nurturing and growing your business, that doesn’t make you money, should be sent off for someone else to do. Another great thing too, you don’t have to ensure they have office space, or equipment to use. No need for fringe benefits, like health insurance and paid time off. All you pay for is productive hours. Comment below and let us know what you could do with all that extra time by getting a virtual assistant.