Updated: May 19
It’s only the start of the workweek and you have two meetings today, ten business calls to make, several projects to manage, payroll to handle, and a million emails to send. You’ve got too much to do, with too little time to do it – talk about a nightmare of a schedule!
So, what can you do without going completely insane? How do you achieve work-life balance? How do you get your time back? The answer is: hire a virtual assistant.
Modern technology is a beautiful thing, and most importantly, it helps entrepreneurs and businesses of all sizes achieve their goals in efficient and innovative ways. This includes outsourcing parts of the business to virtual workers, without taking on the financial burdens of a full-time employee.
If you’re a busy entrepreneur, hiring a virtual assistant is a great way to get more work done efficiently, quickly, and affordably, freeing up your time to focus on more important things, such as core business operations.
How A Virtual Assistant Can Help You Get Your Time Back
Do you spend too much time trying to do everything yourself? Do you find yourself constantly working overtime? Do you spend hours working on tasks that could be accomplished by an assistant?
If you said ‘yes’ to any of the questions above, it’s time to hire a virtual assistant who can help you eliminate these stresses.
There’s only so much that you can squeeze into a day. Even if you have the time, you may not have all the skills you need to achieve your business objectives. A virtual assistant can free up precious time so you can network, focus on core business operations, or spend more time with your family.
Here are some ways that a virtual assistant can help you get your time back:
One of the biggest time-suckers in business is email. Many entrepreneurs find that they’re trapped answering emails for hours on end – that is until they delegate those tasks to a virtual assistant.
Data entry is one of the most time consuming, but least productive ways to spend your time. If you find yourself stuck on data entry – preventing you from completing other vital tasks – delegate it to a virtual assistant so you can put that time to better use.
We all have tons of folders, files, contacts, photos, and data to sort out that it’s nearly a full-time job just to keep everything organized. So, find a system that works, explain it to your virtual assistant, and give them the necessary permissions to do this for you. They can tidy up your contact lists. Organize your new photos. Keep files in the right folders. This way, you’ll always be able to find what you need.
Customer Support Tasks
While customer support is crucial for every business, personally communicating with every single customer is bound to become very difficult and time-consuming as your business grows. So, you should find a virtual assistant with excellent communication skills to provide customer service on your behalf and develop long-term relationships with your customers.
Giving You Back Your Time
So, how much you value your time? What is its worth to you?
Don’t you think that hiring a virtual assistant to handle all those time-consuming tasks is a wise investment?
No? Well, think again…
Then, stop wasting time and start growing your business faster with the help of a trained 8point8 virtual assistant!
At 8point8, our aim is your time freedom. You no longer have to extend your search for the right one – not when you have the right TEAM. Contact us today and let’s grow your business together.