If you’re an entrepreneur or small business owner, a common mistake that you might make when first starting out is trying to do everything yourself. This is because you think it will save you money in the long-run. But how can you focus on growing your business when you have all of the everyday tasks to consider?
By adopting this kind of approach you will inevitably lose focus of your ultimate goals. If that happens then your business may struggle to grow and all of your hard work will have been for nothing.
Oftentimes, the costs associated with hiring a new member of staff to help out can seem rather steep. Especially if this person is being taken on simply to free up your day-to-day. Furthermore, you may not need this individual full time or even long-term, but if that’s the case, what else can you do?
Hire a virtual assistant like me!
I can alleviate your day-to-day workload; saving you time, money and a whole lot more.
But first, let’s start with a simple exercise, which will help you see whether a virtual assistant is definitely right for you and your business. In fact, I usually ask all of my clients to undertake this simple activity when I first start working with them.
Start by making a note of every task that you carry out on a daily basis. This will not only provide us with a list of potential tasks that you can outsource but will also highlight just how much stuff you actually do yourself.
With your list of tasks in-hand, I want you to consider the following three questions:
- Which do I really not have time for?
- Which do I really not like doing?
- Which am I really not that good at?
Any tasks that come under the three questions above should be outsourced.
Now I know you may be thinking that that sounds too good to be true but it really is that simple and I’m here to help.
I can remove a significant amount of tasks from your workload and allow you to concentrate once more on delivering real value to your business.
The traditional role of a virtual assistant has changed over the years and many of the services I offer may surprise you. For example, two of my most popular offerings are my WordPress and social media assistance.
These are aspects of business that perhaps once upon a time needed bespoke teams to manage them. Add to them my project management, business support, lifestyle management and general PA services, and you’ve got the complete package.
What’s more, you only pay for the time you use, so you never have to concern yourself with wasted hours.
But why Jo Harrison?
Firstly because I possess a diverse range of skills and experience, all of which will ultimately benefit your business. For example, I’m just as au fait managing your social media profiles as I am overseeing your latest initiatives and projects. Also, my pleasing personality and personable disposition mean that I am the perfect person to liaise with your clients.
My punctuality, professionalism and meticulous attention to detail mean that your business stands to benefit exponentially from my services.
Furthermore, when you hire me you get an entire team of people; all of who are highly professional and extremely knowledgeable in their respective subject areas. Therefore, you can rest assured that my team and I will do everything in our power to help you achieve your intended outcomes.
Need slightly more convincing? Here are a few benefits of using a virtual assistant that you will realise:
- Time-saving – free up your time so you can utilise it doing other business tasks, spend more time with friends and family or just to have a break from work.
- Money-saving – a VA costs a lot less than hiring a regular employee. No holiday or sick pay, no stationery, office equipment or training. You only pay a VA for the work they complete.
- Accomplish more – chances are that you set up a business because you are good at something and you enjoy it. With a VA you can focus on that something and let me worry about everything else.