Take Back Your Time – Work With a Virtual Assistant

It’s inevitable in business that at some point there becomes more work to do than hours in the day. Sometimes we suck it up and work extra hours because hiring even a part time employee doesn’t quite make sense yet. What makes the most sense is working with a virtual assistant.

What is a virtual assistant?

A virtual assistant, VA for short, is someone who owns their own business doing administrative and other tasks for other business owners from email management to bookkeeping to various marketing tasks and so much more.

What services can you source to a VA?

Virtually anything. Below is a sampling of some services that virtual assistants can provide to make the life of a business owner easier and richer all while helping the business grow.

  • Data Entry
  • Database / CRM management
  • File Management
  • Email / Letter Creation
  • Inbox / Email management
  • Scheduling
  • Travel
  • Trade Show Planning
  • Transcription
  • Proofreading
  • Research
  • Newsletters
  • Email Marketing
  • Content Creation for Website (Product and/or service descriptions, blogs, etc.)
  • Website Maintenance
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Customer Care (Follow up, answering inquiries, thank you notes/gifts)

There are even more services that a virtual assistant can provide like bookkeeping in all forms, IT issues, basically if there is a need that can possibly be done remotely, a VA can handle it for you.

Why Work With a VA?

A VA is a business owner so working with one is entering into a contract with someone who isn’t merely looking for a paycheck. They aren’t interested in becoming your employee. Their desire is to truly help you grow your business by taking on tasks that are time consuming.

A VA also reduces your labor costs. Yes, you are paying for their service but you aren’t paying employee taxes, sick days, holiday leave, worker’s comp or any benefits, thus you are getting the work done at a cheaper rate. Add in the increased productivity you will have by using a virtual assistant compared to paying yet another employee for surfing the internet and chatting with co-workers and your labor costs are reduced even further. A VA’s goal is your satisfaction so they’re motivated to get the job done accurately in the least amount of time as possible.

Your saved time might be the biggest benefit of working with a virtual assistant. A VA can take care of checking emails, managing and answering website and social media inquiries and the all important customer care. They can be an extension of you freeing you to do more of what you love about your business.

What Is It For You?

What is it that you find in your business that is always being put off? What is it that you hate doing and put it off until it becomes urgent or worse – causes problems for your business? A VA might be your answer before there are more fires to put out.

Get Started Today!

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We look forward to working with you!