If you are a small business owner, entrepreneur or private practice professional the answer to that question is very simple…. You Do! There comes a time in every business owners life when the burdens of everyday administration become very overwhelming.
Your goal should be to focus in the pursuits that drive income and generate new clients for your business. Yet, that letter still has to be typed, your customer lists meed to be updated, that appointment scheduled and your calendar synced. What about the newsletter you promised yourself to start sending to current customers?
The average business owner spends up to 40% of his/her time on routine administrative tasks, according to the U. S. Small Business Administration. Some business owners who made an effort to track their time for a couple of conservative. They were surprised to find that 60% of their time was spent on administration.
As a business owner, most of your time should be concentrated on activities that create value and revenue for your company. Spending your time creating, planning, strategizing, networking, marketing and delivering your product or service will give your business the opportunity to grow and profit.
If your administrative workload is not quite big enough to justify the expense of an office based administrative assistant or possibly your current staff is on overload, then partnering with a virtual assistant is the ideal solution. Virtual Assistants provide remote, affordable, skilled and professional administrative support. Because they are business owners themselves they know the value of your task or project. I guarantee you will make more money than it costs to hire a great virtual assistant from what that assistant frees you to do.