Common Tasks Virtual Assistants Do

As the word itself, Virtual Assistants, work online.  They can provide services that can be completed over the internet.
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Here are some tasks you can delegate to your Virtual Assistant.
  • ·   Social Media Management – Let them manage your Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.  They can keep your presence online.
  • ·  Research – May it be industry research, looking for the best deals, best products, and services.
  • ·   Audit Taxes – There are qualified CPA’s working as Virtual Assistants. 
  • ·   Search Engine Optimization – These are for great for websites and blogs.
  • · Appointment Setting – Calling your prospective clients to setup meetings and appointments.
  • ·   Event Planning – Have a dinner party coming up? They can set it all up for you.
  • · Email Handling – Too much incoming emails? They can organize your inbox, filters messages, send email response.
  • ·  Customer Service – For small businesses they can do customer service tasks.
  • ·  Internet Marketing -  They can handle Google Adsense, and Adwords for you.
  • ·  Answer/Forward Calls
  • ·  Forum posting – Backlinking in forums can be time-consuming for you.
  • ·  Comments Management – Get that spam out of the way to your blogging.
  • ·  Article Writer – Got the writer’s block? Hire a virtual assistant.
  • ·  Data Entry – Almost anything for data entry, they can do.  Need to convert a hundred page pdf file to a Word document? They can.
  • ·   Transcription – Transcribe from audio or video to text. Throw in Translation, too.
  • ·   Lead Generation – New business?  Let them find clients for you.
  • ·   Teacher/Tutor – Want to learn something new? Learn from them.
  • ·   Web Design/Web Development – Need someone to create your website?

There are more that you can delegate to a Virtual Assistant.  Most can do most, and some who are specialized.  Make sure you know what you want them to do and what you expect.
Common Tasks Virtual Assistants Do Reviewed by Leigh Espiritu on Saturday, June 01, 2013 Rating: 5


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