25 Things You Can Delegate to a Virtual Assistant

25 Things You Can Delegate to a Virtual Assistant


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It's all too easy to think "if you want something done right, better do it yourself". This mindset leads to feeling overwhelmed, overworked and burnt out from the burden of juggling everything it takes to run a business. The delicate balance of serving clients, keeping up a social media presence, networking, building an email list, and the never-ending learning in order to become the very best at what you do. The fact of the matter is no matter how hard you try, you simply cannot do it all AND grow as a business (let alone find time to enjoy friends, family and life outside of entrepreneurship).

Sometimes it can be difficult to figure out exactly what you can ask a Virtual Assistant to take off your list. Here are just a few of the services a Virtual PA/VA can take over so you can spend the time on what makes your business:

Email & Schedule Management Tasks

  1. Managing Email Marketing Software

    • MailChimp/ConvertKit/Constant Contact/Etc.

  2. Creating & Scheduling Email Newsletters

  3. Email Management

  4. Appointment Scheduling & Calendar Management

  5. Responding to Customer Service Requests

  6. Setting up Autoresponders (Aweber/Mailchimp)

File Storage & Organisation Tasks

  1. Data Entry

  2. Form Creation

  3. Cloud-based File Management  (like Google Drive or Dropbox)

  4. Creating Surveys & Polls

  5. Creating / Managing Spreadsheets

  6. PDF Conversion, Splitting and Merging

  7. Sending Client Invoices

Social Media, Blogging & Marketing

  1. Social Media Accounts Setup

  2. Scheduling Social Media Posts - with your choice of scheduler.

    • Hootsuite/Buffer/Crowdfire/Later/Tailwind/Etc.

  3. Follower Engagement

    • answering comments and messages on all profiles

  4. Creating Branded Images & Documents with Canva

  5. Document Template Creation

  6. Online Research

  7. Formatting Blog Posts

  8. Collating and Interpreting Social Media Analytics

  9. Creating Presentations

Other Things!

  1. Event Coordination

  2. Travel Arrangements

  3. Squarespace Website Setup

You might be sitting there thinking this is all great, but actually right now I’m not concerned about giving myself more free time. Well, you should still consider hiring virtual assistant to allow yourself to focus on the things that only you can do. Your secret sauce, which is the stuff you LOVE and are really good at. These things represent the real value you offer in your business.

Let me put it another way: Your impact and meaning as a business should never be limited by what you alone can do.

These are among the services that I can help you with. Got something else you need help with? Let me know and I can help put you in touch another badass, super-star of a Virtual Assistant.

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