Why outsource to a Virtual Assistant?
Updated: Feb 28
Whether you’re a solopreneur or a small business, hiring a virtual assistant could be the best decision you ever made, helping you to save time and money and grow your business.
Virtual Assistant services (known as VAs) are gaining in popularity as business owners experience an array of benefits, not only for the success of their business, but for their own sanity too.
Many VAs have years of experience helping business owners with tasks and responsibilities, from office admin and accounting, through to digital marketing and customer support. Delegating to a VA can help lighten your load.
Here are five great reasons why outsourcing to a Virtual Assistant makes good business sense.
Improve your productivity
A VA can help with many tasks that you want to get off your plate so you can spend more time growing your business. You can hand over any items on your to-do list that you can’t do, don’t want to do or don’t have time to do, freeing up mental space.
Hiring a VA means saving money on overheads such as office space and hiring a full time employee. You can reduce the risk when scaling, by cutting fixed costs and growing more efficiently.
VAs can work flexibly around your needs and schedule, so you can get the right support and skillset at the right time. If you work with multiple time zones or need tasks completing outside of business hours, a VA has your back!
Many VAs work with associates that specialise in different areas, giving you access to even more resources.
Increase your visibility
A VA can help you grow your presence online and build valuable relationships. Growing and managing your social media accounts, networking with clients and writing newsletters and blogs can be challenging to focus on when you’re running a business. There are many marketing tasks that you can outsource to an experienced VA.
Bring balance to your life
A Virtual Assistant takes the stress away from running your business, so you can stop trying to do everything yourself and have a better work/life balance. Reduced workload, more time, higher productivity, less stress… What are you waiting for?
- Darcy S
Eastop-Scopes Virtual Assistants Associate