20
Feb

10 Tasks You Can Outsource To A Virtual Assistant

Have you been considering hiring on a Virtual Assistant but you aren’t sure what tasks to delegate to them? Here are 10 suggestions to get you started.

1.Database entries

Picked up lots of business cards at your last networking event or need to update the information for your existing contacts? Maintaining your database can be done by a Virtual Assistant. Be clear about your requirements and keep your database as the wealth of information it can be.

2. Setting up Autoresponders

Automating your business allows you to spend more time on growing your business. A Virtual Assistant can set up your autoresponders such as Mailchimp, Aweber and Zapier for you.

3. Research on topics for blogs, articles and newsletters

Get your Virtual Assistant to do all the research for your next piece of writing and then all you have to do is write! Your Virtual Assistant may even be able to write the blog post for you!

4. Set up Social Media accounts

A Virtual Assistant can set up and optimise your accounts for Social Media. Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram etc.

5. Blog Management

Filtering and replying to comments on your blog.

6. Website maintenance

Did you know that your website needs to be regularly updated? Your Virtual Assistant can do this for you and make basic changes to your site.

7. Graphic creation

Need a great graphic for your next social media post, flyer, email series? This task can be done by your Virtual Assistant.

8. Transcription

Your Virtual Assistant can transcribe anything from voicemail to podcasts.

9. E-Book

Need to create a beautiful e-book to give away as a freebie for signing up to your list? Look no further than your Virtual Assistant.

10. File Management

Does your Dropbox look like a disaster zone? Your Virtual Assistant can organise your files and have you organised in no time. Dropbox, Google Drive etc

The list of tasks that you can outsource to a Virtual Assistant are almost endless. What you need to realise is that not everyone will be able to accomplish the tasks you set them straight away. It may require some basic training and some patience but once you establish a good working relationship with your Virtual Assistant, they will become an incredible asset for your business.

Thinking that it is too expensive to outsource? It doesn’t have to be! Have a chat to your Virtual Assistant and see if they have something available to suit your budget and your needs.

Happy outsourcing!

Love Tarryn x

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