Inefficiencies cost businesses 20 to 30 percent of their revenue every year. Not only is this a huge waste of your money, but it is also a waste of your time.
What causes inefficiencies? Many things can cause inefficiencies in your business, but here are some common causes:
Poor or no business systems in place.
No business plan. You are figuring things out as you go along.
Lack of focus. You are spending too much time on non-billable tasks.
Trying to do things outside of your expertise.
If you are experiencing inefficiencies in your business or you feel bogged down by your long to-do list, it is time to invest in a quality virtual assistant.
Let’s explore 5 problems a virtual assistant can solve for your business.
Lack of or Inconsistent Social Media Presence
You only have one chance to make a good impression with your clients, and it starts with your online presence. Your clients want to connect with you and need to know that you are legit. Not having a strong social media presence can really hurt your business.
High Overhead Costs
One of the biggest advantages of hiring a virtual assistant is your overhead savings. Because virtual assistants are independent contractors, you will not have to pay for working space, extra supplies, and office equipment, medical/dental benefits, nor payroll taxes; not even vacation, sick, or holiday pay.
Not Able to Focus on Expertise and Strengths
When you are running a one-man show, you are wearing a lot of hats. You are a business owner, administrative assistant, marketer, graphic designer, and social media manager (just to name a few).
You are not an expert in all of these areas and could be creating inefficiencies in your business. By outsourcing tasks you are not good at, you can focus on your strengths and tasks that you enjoy doing.
Lost of Time
Think about how much time you spend checking and responding to emails, answering your phone, updating your customer database, and managing your calendar (non-billable tasks). When you have so much on your plate, the most important areas of your business can suffer.
Outsourcing tasks to a virtual assistant will allow you to recuperate your time, get more clients, and work on your goals.
Having a virtual assistant who is invested in your business, as much as you, is rare.
Partnering with a high-quality virtual assistant, such as CollabVA, can be a game-changer for you and your business. Because we are truly invested in your success, we make sure that everything we do is a reflection of your vision.
If you are interested in partnering with a virtual assistant who will make your business a priority, you can visit www.collabva.com for more information.