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Swamped at Work? Virtual Assistants Could be an Option

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In case you haven’t noticed, there are only so many hours in the day. And sometimes that “day” simply flies by leaving your with unfinished tasks, crabby clients, and a butt-load of stress on your part. 

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This situation is a double-edged sword. It’s a blessing that your business has grown that much, but the working extreme hours and being consumed by worry? Not-so-much. 

Here’s the deal; you need help. All successful business folks didn’t get that way going it alone. You need a Robin for your Batman, a Cagney for your Lacey, Chewy for your Hans Solo (WOW, I really justed dated myself there).

The bottom line is; you need a virtual assistant to help with the more time-consuming or trivial (but necessary) tasks so you can free yourself up to do what you do best (run your biz and make moolah) Have you ever considered hiring online help for your additional administrative, technical or creative work?  Getting this help for your biz does not meanyou need to try to find room for another body in your office, or giving yourself one more person to worry about. Most well-trained VA’s not only work from their own home, but are “self-propelled.” They know what they need to do for you, and they do it. No babysitting, nagging, or hovering necessary.  

I hear you. You are mumbling “so what’s this gonna cost me?” An online virtual assistant works for and is paid an agreed upon rate for the support provided. Virtual assistants can bill by the task, project, hour or month. This is an agree and contract you and your VA need to work out together. Basically, for a simple fee, you will get all of the support of a full time employee, without the additional overhead costs.

What Kind of Tasks Could I Use A VA for?:

  • Creative: create company logos, promotional videos, multimedia presentations, web design elements, Technical: freelance programming, website administration, and even the aptly named technical support service.
  • Administrative: This includes organizing schedules, taking care of the paperwork, keeping tabs, data management and research, all of which take a considerable amount of time.
  • Marketing: Need help with press releases, ad campaigns, and an overall marketing plan? There are VAs that can help with that.
  • Bookkeeping: Bookkeeping and accounting is a necessary, but time-consuming task. There a re Virtual Assistants trained and effective in helping you manage your books.

Interested in knowing more? Check out LAMS Communications: Virtual Assistant Services for the full scoop on services and rates.  Make today the day you make the decision to “lighten your load” and get some help in your business.

About Becky Flansburg


Becky Flansburg is freelance writer, blogger and virtual assistant living in Northern Minnesota. A dedicated mom to two beautiful kids, her veteran blog Franticmommy.com is filled with laughter and love about the joys parenthood. Becky is also committed to helping women realize their work-from-home dreams, enjoy life beyond the cubicle and find clarity in the work/life/family balance. Connect with Becky via her website, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest

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