As a small business owner, you may find it difficult to manage a Twitter account; monitoring your feed for anyone mentioning your business, and even just posting updates promoting your business. Most corporations have a dedicated department managing their social media, though this is not feasible for small and medium businesses. Management of your social media sites is a function that you should be able to assign to a virtual assistant quite comfortably. Here’s what they can do for you!
Outsourcing of services is not exclusively for large corporate business – it is a practice that can benefit business operations of any size. The benefit of outsourcing could reflect not only in reduced overheads, but also in improved productivity. Some businesses need to have full-time employees for certain functions, but many small and medium businesses don’t always have enough tasks to keep full-time employees busy all of the time. This is compounded by the burden of having to manage additional administrative functions. Having a Virtual Assistant eliminates this, allowing you to focus on growing your business and serving your clients.
Although more people are working from home, the expectations of the general public could differ from the actual reality. The perception is still that when you are self-employed it is because you are lazy for work. You are your own boss, so you can work for a few hours a day and spend the rest of the day doing nothing. This is probably the greatest misconception out there today. It’s time to remove some misconceptions and replace with fact.
Here are some tips I have discovered since I have been working at home .. and I know they will help you too!