40 Ways To Use A Virtual Assistant

Feeling overwhelmed in your business? Could you use some help but think you can’t afford it? Well yes you can and it’s not as expensive as you might think. You should hire a virtual assistant. Yes I know what you are thinking. Virtual assistants are for helping you with administrative tasks only. Wrong. Virtual assistants are all around helpers. Make sure you hire a Virtual Assistant (also known as a VA) that is skilled and knowledgeable in all areas of accomplishments. Using a VA to outsource parts of your business will help you get to 6-figures and beyond faster that doing it alone.

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Here are some things that are outsourceable that you didn’t know were outsourceable and other ways you can use your Virtual Assistant:

 

HOUSEHOLD

  1. House Cleaning – Something I’m sure you’ll have no problem giving up.
  2. Home Organizing – for those who hate to organize
  3. Child Care
  4. Lawn Care
  5. Laundry – One less chore to do. Your VA can do this so you can concentrate on doing the things that make you money.

MARKETING AND SALES

  1. Appointment Setting
  2. Media Kit – to help you promote your business. Your VA can create a personalized media kit for you.
  3. Blogging
  4. Referrals
  5. Public Relations
  6. Email Marketing
  7. Social Media Marketing – hate to post on social media? Or you feel that it is just too time consuming? Your VA can take over that responsibility for you.
  8. Copywriting – A VA can write all of your website content and other materials for you.
  9. SEO – Search Engine Optimization is used to help increase your Google rankings and to bring more traffic to your website.
  10. Radio/Billboards/Ads
  11. Trade Shows/Event Management
  12. Public Relations

 

CUSTOMER SERVICE

  1. Email Support and Questions
  2. Live Chat
  3. On boarding
  4. Surveys and Follow-Ups

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

  1. Emails – Use your VA to manage all of the emails that you never get time to get to in your inbox.
  2. Gift Service – Your VA can take care of your entire gift giving, holiday, and birthday occasions for you.
  3. Travel Plans
  4. File Organization
  5. Gatekeeper – You know how precious your time is and your VA will be the one to answer your calls and set appointments for you
  6. Documentation
  7. Calendaring
  8. Answering Service – Your VA can be set up from anywhere to receive and answer calls

 

RESEARCH

  1. Key Words
  2. Affiliates
  3. Speaking Opportunities
  4. Media Opportunities
  5. Target Customers

 

    WRITING

  1. Blog Posts
  2. Business Manuals – Your VA can write and organize your business manual for you
  3. Proposals
  4. Books
  5. Online Course Material
  6. Templates

So there you have it. Are you surprised at the things that you can do with a VA? It will make your life so much easier. Start out slow and maybe hire 1 VA until you can manage to hire more and start your team. So what do you think? Do you plan on hiring a VA in the near future? Let me know by leaving me a comment below.

 

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