As a business owner, you have to juggle a lot of different things & wear a lot of different hats. Sometimes it’s overwhelming and you find yourself not having enough time to live the life you wanted your business to provide for you. It’s a challenge each of us must face as entrepreneurs but you don’t have to do it all yourself. In fact, you can’t.

Good news – you can get the help you need without having to go through the hassle of hiring a full time employee. Instead, you can hire a virtual assistant.

Today’s Guest: Alyssa Johnson

Episode #20- How A Virtual Assistant Can Help Your Wedding Business

Alyssa Johnson is a virtual assistant specializing in helping wedding businesses and creative professionals book more clients, save money, and get their life back by taking care of marketing and administrative tasks. She lives in San Diego with her husband and two Labradors. You can download Alyssa’s free ebook, Social Media Strategies to Grow Your Customer Base and Wildly Increase Profits.

In this episode we’ll cover:

  • What a “virtual assistant” is and how they differ from an employee
  • The benefits of hiring a VA
  • What a VA will cost you
  • How to start focusing your time on revenue-generating activities and delegating other tasks to a virtual assistant
  • Common tasks that people outsource to virtual assistants
  • How a VA can help you give amazing customer service
  • How to choose what to delegate
  • How to find the right VA for you
  • The different types of virtual assistants that exist and what function they each play
  • Why even Alyssa has a VA
  • How to interview & hire your VA
  • How to get started with delegating your first task
  • Why it doesn’t matter where your VA is located
  • How to train your VA to do things your way

Resources & Links mentioned in this episode include:

How To Earn More, Work Less & Have More Freedom
Chris Ducker’s Book – Virtual Freedom
101 Tasks You Can Outsource To A VA
Elance
Odesk
Fiverr
VAnetworking.com
Virtualassistantforums.com
Lastpass
Asana
Freshbooks
Screenflick
Email Me Form
Skype
Virtual Assistants and Why Photographers Need One

More from Alyssa:

Website: www.alyssajohnsonva.com
Twitter:  www.twitter.com/alyssajohnsonva
Facebook: www.facebook.com/alyssajohnsonva
Download Alyssa’s free ebook, Social Media Strategies to Grow Your Customer Base and Wildly Increase Profits

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