Tasks Your Virtual Assistant Can Accomplish in One Hour
Imagine how many more clients you could connect with, how many more billable hours you could clock, or how great it would feel to have more time for your family, friends and for yourself!
With a virtual assistant handling the day-to-day administrative tasks associated with running and growing your business, you’ll find that you have more hours in the day, and more time to do the things you really want to be doing. The following list details just some of the things a professional virtual assistant could handle for you, in just one hour:
1. Call 25-30 prospective clients.
2. Mail merge 50-100 letters including stuffing and mailing.
3. Create and schedule an email marketing campaign.
4. Data Entry of a minimum of 75 contacts in an Excel spreadsheet.
5. Manage customer service correspondence.
6. Proof and edit a five to six page white paper.
7. Create a PowerPoint presentation.
8. Create a signup process on your website for an ezine or newsletter subscription.
9. Balance your business bank statement for the month.
10. Research travel, hotel and meeting facilities for an upcoming holiday or convention.
11. Provide personal or group training via webinar for a specific software or service.
12. Update web site content to be more search engine friendly.
13. Manage article and press release submissions.
14. Transcribe thirty minutes of audio from a conference, meeting, speech or similar.
15. Gather and organize research for a specific project.
16. Type handwritten notes from a seminar or meeting.
17. Utilize client’s content to create a basic sales page with PayPal.
18. Create a header graphic for website/blog.
19. Set up a Facebook page for the client’s business.
20. Manage a client’s Facebook business page (sending invites, interacting with users/comments, adding recent images, etc.)
21. Do follow-up research on a client, prospect, applicant, or competitor.
22. Manage incoming emails: delete spam; sort, answer, or redirect important emails.
23. Create a custom spreadsheet.
24. Organize files, label them appropriately, and mail them back.
25. Make confirmation calls regarding your appointments, engagements, or reservations.
26. Open and sort mail one week’s worth of mail.
27. Stuff, seal, label, and stamp a bulk mailing.
28. Write, format and post a detailed, relevant blog entry with image.
29. Collate and label personalized packets for your seminar or presentation.
30. Build at least 30 SEO-friendly links back to your website or blog.
31. Monitor and forward info from multiple sources of client industry news headlines, blog posts, and forum discussions.
31. Create and/or analyze and update Google Adwords campaigns.
32. Setup and/or analyze Google Analytics and relative conversion reports.
33. Add a press page to the company website.
34. Select and schedule 15 individual handwritten greeting or thank you cards for delivery to clients, colleagues, etc.
35. Edit and prep for download a 30-60 minute audio file using Audacity or similar.
36. Update shopping cart with new product images and information.
37. Create a customized, detailed Google business listing with images.
38. Manage the company Twitter account (providing Tweets, responding to @s, following/unfollowing per the company policy)
39. Create a draft of a company white paper out of last year’s relevant blog posts.
40. Scheduling a week’s worth of Tweets.
41. Planning two week’s worth of blog topics.
This is just a sampling of what a virtual assistant can do for you and your small business. The list is truly endless…
A professional virtual assistant can handle any of these tasks in one hour – freeing you up to focus on more important business tasks and enjoy more personal time.