Debra-Kaye Elliott

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Outsourcing: 20 Tasks You Can Delegate to Virtual Service Professionals

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Outsourcing: 20 Tasks You Can Delegate to Virtual Service ProfessionalsThe wave of entrepreneurship is ever-increasing, as more individuals would rather work for themselves than be corporately employed. The desire for more freedom, work-life balance, and the ability to share one’s “zone of genius” leads many to embark on the journey of entrepreneurship. This equals to a world of Do-It-Yourselfers – thinking they can do it all on their own. However, what really happens is forgotten meetings, overdue projects, stress and fatigue; to name a few. Many solopreneurs have a fear of delegating overwhelming tasks to a Virtual Service Professional (Virtual Assistant, Executive Assistant, Virtual Support Provider, Virtual Service Provider), although they’re struggling to manage the daily operations of their businesses. They know they need help, but refrain from hiring that help while everything crumbles around them.

It doesn’t have to be that way. Virtual Service Professionals partner with you to relieve you of time-consuming tasks and help your business run smoother. What can you outsource? Here are 20 activities that you can delegate today:

1. Calendar Management
2. Email Management
3. Research
4. Call Handling
5. Transcription
6. Proofreading/Editing
7. Travel Booking
8. Customer Service
9. Accounting/Bookkeeping
10. Database Management
11. Graphic Design
12. Social Media Management
13. Copywriting/Editing
14. Blog Management
15. Community Management
16. Website Building/Maintenance
17. Project Management
18. Email Marketing
19. Podcast Management
20. Webinar Management

With the consistent expansion of needs in every industry, the skills of Virtual Service Providers are rapidly growing to meet them. Review your business operations and identify non-income generating activities that can be taken off your hands. Task-delegation will enable you to focus on your clients and business growth.

How can a Virtual Service Provider help you in your business?

Share your thoughts and tips in the comments below.

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