Are you wasting precious hours on small and repetitive tasks like emailing or scheduling? What you need is a virtual assistant to take care of all your not-so-important tasks, while you focus on growing your small business.
If you own a small business, you would have often considered the question of whether or not to recruit additional help. Delegating common administrative tasks is a typical problem that you have to deal with on a daily basis whether you are starting out, trying to expand your small business or simply want to become more efficient and organized. Once you decide you need help, you may be faced with questions like “Should I hire an in-house assistant or try a virtual assistant? Will a virtual assistant be more cost-effective? Will hiring a virtual assistant bring real benefits to my small business?
Here are five important reasons why every small business needs a virtual assistant.
Leverage huge cost savings
Your time is valuable. For instance, if you are currently making $100 per hour, while using your own time to manage small and repetitive tasks instead of paying someone else $30 dollars to do the same work for you in an hour, you are definitely losing money. Instead of spending valuable time on tasks which can be easily done by someone else, you can spend time on completing important work that will move your business forward. The cost of hiring a virtual assistant (less than $16K) is much more cost-effective than the average $39K for an in-house personal assistant. Once you have offloaded most your time-consuming tasks to your virtual assistant, you will be able to see a marked increase in your productivity and sales.