We live in a era where social media plays a major role in the success of business owners. From generating income, leads, and marketing your products and services; social media is providing multiple platforms for business owners like yourself to take things to the next level. Every business owner knows that it is vital to have a social media strategy and plan in place to surivive in todays business world. The question is, how can they obtain the quaility that's provided by a social media marketing specialist, without paying the specialist prices. Business owners today have found the secret weapon of hiring a Virtual Assistant to manage their social media. Below are some ways you could benefit from having a virtual assistant build and manage your social media.
Creating a Social Media Plan
Social media marketing is not just about posting updates and information about your brand, product, or service. It's about producing meaningful content that is relevant to your target audience, making you an industry expert. Hiring a VA who is solely dedicated to implementing social media strategies, create content, and can ensure variety in your social media content would better serve these needs at a much lower rate!
Having a VA allows you to directly communicate with your audience. It also allows you to build loyalty and trust among your customers by providing customer service on various social media platforms.
Lastly, your VA can re-evaluate your strategies after a certain period of time and work with you on the aspects that need to be improved.
Delegating social media tasks
Based on your social media strategy, processes can be created that will delegate different tasks for your VA. Some of the most common social media tasks that you can delegate to VAs include:
Interacting with your audience (replying to comments and messages)
Updating social profiles
Creating monthly reports
Imagine having to do all of these by yourself , you no longer have too!
We can’t forget one of the most important aspect of a business, building relationships. Far too often, social media is overlooked as a medium for prospecting but is a huge opportunity to discover the people who are looking for you. Having your virtual assistant locate prospective clients, is an effective way to increase your brand awareness and acquire new quality leads to work with those who you know for sure are in need of your products or services.
Check out these additional ways a virtual assistant can improve your business!
Update website – Install plugins and tracking codes, update content, fix formatting
Create email marketing campaigns – Help build your email list, create campaigns, and send monthly newsletters
Generate leads – Build several LeadPages including squeeze pages and thank-you pages to build your email list as well as use for your social media ads
Send follow-up emails – Collect business cards, and send them to your VA then they follow up via email, using templates they have created for you.
Basic graphic design – Create digital art, text overlay, create interactive PDFs, and more
Stay ahead of your industry – Have your VA take the important notes from resources like webinars, training, etc., and send you the need-to-knows.
If you are interesting in exploring the option of hiring a Virtual Assistant for your social media needs, check out our website! www.collabva.com