Blog #1: Virtual Assistants: An 'Investment' of best returns?

By Symon Enriquez, Owner & Founder of GoodHeartVA

The emerging era of going digital is the new trend today.

It’s a privilege for us to witness the advancement of society.

And needless to say, one of the things we are coping with is to understand this new generation meta fully.

Due to this significant shift in our lives, I know who wants to adapt to this new era are the established business figures worldwide.

Every business entity wants to know the latest trends that will undoubtedly make its business presence alive and growing.

So, if you are still not aware of this one, maybe you might consider hearing this out more.

If your a coach, marketer, entrepreneur, solopreneur, or any business-related individual, I think you might need to step up your game.

As simple as to say,

  • Try considering a different approach to driving more returns.

  • Focus more on the core operations of your business to scale it up to an entirely new level.

  • And let go of your time-consuming activities to another person whom you trust.

From this, you’ll need someone who can provide you with their service and expertise to the online world.

The people who can be of great help to you are the so-called 'Virtual Assistants' who are not yet known fully by the professional society.

To summarize what they are capable of, here are the benefits of having one. You want to stay in the trend, keep on reading.

#5 They can optimize your social media presence and drive leads from it.

Since VAs are virtual nomads, they are somehow aware of social media platforms’ algorithms because they use them every day. They can maintain your social media presence and engage with your connections, followers, and friends to maximize your reach. And the best part about this is that doing this strategy can drive leads to your doorstep since it is a part of so-called inbound marketing where people avail of your offer once they were amazed by your content.

#4 They are flexible with their time and skillsets to offer.

Time and Skills are the two returns of investment you can get from a VA. Since they are your business partner virtually, they can work with flexibility. You can meet halfway that is comfortable for both of you, especially if they’re coming from different countries with different time zones. They can even work while you’re sleeping and get ready for all your needs by the time you woke up. For the skills, they are much willing to learn the things you need help. You need to trust in them that they can deliver your business needs the way you want them.

#3 They are cost-friendly.

VAs are not typical office employees. How? You, as an employer, will be going to allot money for a full-time office employee’s equipment, office supplies, electricity, and amenities. They have benefits and salaries which you are going to provide whether they work hard or not. Meanwhile, VAs work on their workspace, possess their equipment, electricity, don’t have benefits, and the only thing VAs rely on you is the salary they get from the service they render to help you grow your business. It’s a plus for them if you’ll be able to give them bonuses for a job well done.

#2 They can give you focus on things that matter most in your business.

With the help of their backend support, you’ll be able to release all your tensions to your monotonous workloads. You can now focus more on your business’s core operations and have more time with your family and friends.

#1 They are your number one supporter.

VAs are not only your virtual business partner but way more beyond that. You can let out your transparent emotions to them. You can talk to them as a friend, brother, sister, or anyone whom you might think of close to your heart rather than your subordinate since they are a business too, just like you.

Now that you already know what’s the talk of the town. It’s now up to you to step up your business. What’s your next move?