Are you overwhelmed by the amount of work you need to do in just a limited amount of time? Are your most important tasks being ignored because you can’t fit them into your schedule? Is your business growing, and you don’t know how to handle the growing amount of work? If you’ve answered “yes” to even one of these questions, you might benefit from hiring a virtual assistant (VA). There are many ways a VA can help ease your burden and keep you on the track to success.
Administrative tasks are a necessary part of any business. But, they often get pushed to the side to make time for “more important” tasks. If that practice goes on for too long, the tasks simply never get done, which can become problematic. A virtual assistant can take the everyday tasks off your plate and free you up to concentrate on the bigger picture of your business.
Owning a business in the 21st century means you must have a social media presence. However, Keeping up to date with updating Facebook statuses and Tweeting out messages takes a lot of time. Add to that keeping a presence on LinkedIn, Instagram, Google+ and Pinterest and the task becomes overwhelming. It is virtually impossible for a business owner to keep up with social media and still maintain a business. Hiring a VA to focus on social media is the perfect solution. Virtual assistants are well versed in social media and are adept at knowing what to post and when.
Avoid hiring the wrong person for the job
Virtual assistants are fabulous placeholders. Gone are the days when a business owner or hiring manager had to hurry up and fill a position simply to get a warm body at a workstation. Virtual Assistants are today’s “temps”. Hiring a VA to fill the shoes of an employee who has left the company is a much better solution than hiring the wrong person to do the job on a full-time basis. Bringing a VA in will fill the gaps and allow the work to be done seamlessly until the perfect new hire is found. Plus, if the VA is not a good fit, it is easy to terminate the relationship with no reprisals and hire a new one until the best permanent fit can be found.
These three examples are but a few of the many advantages you can gain by hiring a virtual assistant. If you are trying to run your business without the assistance of a virtual assistant, you are not meeting your maximum ability. If you are a business owner and need the assistance only a Virtual Assistant can provide, contact Gabbyvill.com today. Our VAs are the best in the business!