Virtual Assistants – Helping Small Businesses to thrive

Virtual Assistants are, amazingly, still something of a rare ‘sight’ when it comes to small businesses.  A good VA is able to help with many aspects of running a small business – from managing a website to completing admin tasks to free up your time to do what you are good at, running the business.

In most cases you can pick up a good VA for less than you would pick up someone to work on site, with the added advantage that you don’t have to find space for them, give them holiday pay, pay tax etc as you usually hire them in on a contract basis.

Hire Virtual Support Specialist for Admin Tasks:

One of the major benefits of using a virtual assistant is getting your admin tasks done by someone else.  We all know there is a huge amount of tasks that you need to do that are simple but very time consuming.  From paper work to website maintenance… basic tasks you would rather farm out.

Virtual assistants are made for this sort of thing.  It is very easy to simply provide a quality VA with the admin tasks that you need completed, and any instructions, and then you get on with making the business succeed whilst your VA completes the admin tasks you have given them.

Hire Virtual Webmaster to manage your website:

One aspect of having a small business many owners hate is acting as webmaster.  Even if it is an online business the day to day tasks of running a website can either be too tedious or too technical for people.

This is why a webmaster VA is such a useful person to have on board.  They will be able to keep things up and running for you, deal with any problems, make any small changes and even do such vital things as back up the site so that if any major problems happen your webmaster VA has everything needed to get the site up and running again.

Hire SEO Virtual Assistants to outsmart your competition:

For businesses that are really trying to tap into the power of the Internet to make money (or who solely exist online) the SEO VA is a must have.  SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is vital to getting people visiting your site – the higher up in Google and other search engines your site is the more people will visit it.

The SEO VA is able to help boost your search engine results by providing you with the best SEO you can get.  This includes improving your website so that the search engines like it for certain keywords, and it includes getting backlinks.  Backlinks are vital as not only do people visit using the links but they also help boost your position in the search engines.  In short an SEO VA can get you more visitors to your site. Click here to learn more on our SEO Virtual Assistants.

Hire E-Commerce specialist Virtual Assistants for on-going tasks.

An e-commerce VA is a must have for anyone who is looking to sell products online – whether part as an overall strategy that includes a traditional brick and mortar shop or just an online presence – an e-commerce VA can save a lot of headaches.

All sorts of admin tasks crop up that an e-commerce VA can help you sort.  It could be adding new products and pictures to the site (always takes an age), keeping everything backed up, answering customer questions or much more.  For many people the e-commerce VA frees them up to be able to concentrate on growing the business and getting more customers. Click here to learn more on tasks a E-commerce VA can do for you or visit this page to hire a E-commerce Virtual Assistant.

Hire Virtual Assistants Team for your Project Management

One aspect of having virtual assistants that gets over looked is the ability to form them into a team and having them run projects almost by themselves.  This is particularly popular in online marketing circles where the VAs can run everything from website creation to SEO, as well as all the admin tasks.

A team of Vas will be able to follow instructions and keep a group of websites up and running, and growing if needs be.  Complete project management from beginning to end. Click here to learn more on hiring a virtual team (Your own virtual office).

Get a VA

Want to try a Va, or many virtual assistants, for yourself?  Then find some great ones, at great prices over on our virtual assistant plans and  pricing page.

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