Top 9 Services To Outsource To A Virtual Assistant In 2019
Whether you have personal obligations to get fulfilled or business growth is at stake, virtual assistant services have a relief point. It has proved to be a solace to business owners and professionals for all these years and will continue to do it in the next coming years.
Since 2019 is around the corner, business needs are on a consistent rise, and thus, a new list of virtual assistant services is ready for your see.
1. Accounting & Bookkeeping
Be it SMB or a large-scale organization; bookkeeping is an integral part of the organization for maintaining the finance and records. Elaborately, when a business owner is making and spending money, it is significant for them to track their investments. However, it is the task that the business owners do not prefer doing and is vital for the success of a business.
With the help of a virtual assistant, it will become easy to create invoices, track payments, and above all monitor all monetary transactions.
Commonly Used Software’s: Freshbooks, QuickBooks, Expensify, Zoho Books
2. Email Management
The act of email management is organizing, forwarding, and delegating emails. It also includes managing the inbox of a client or looking at an email and responding to it.
As per the survey, 70% email received aren’t relevant to the recipient and email management works as an excellent service that entrepreneurs can use to save time. Moreover, handling the client’s email allows professional and business owners to focus on the core operations while giving them peace of mind.
Commonly Used Software’s: MailChimp, Infusionsoft, Maelstrom, Zoho
3. Booking Accommodations and Travel
The booking travel and accommodation is a process of planning a client’s trip. It includes finding a flight that can meet the specification, arrange transportation, book hotels & conference spaces and tickets for important events which are usually done by a travel agent.
And instead of hiring a travel agent, it is advisable to use virtual travel assistant for trip booking and planning. The tasks of virtual travel assistants involve booking of hotel rooms, tickets to events, arranging transportation for rental cars, reservation at restaurants, etc.
4. Social Media Management
The social media management usually involves updating, curating and pinning the content on social media platforms. The management of social media platform starts from setting up the account, deciding the audience, joining promotional groups, posting on timeline and groups. Some of the hottest platforms for increasing social media presence are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.
All these time-consuming and mandatory social media tasks are performed by virtual social media assistant to restore the lost peace of mind and concentration.
Commonly Used Softwares: Hootsuite, Buffer, SproutSocial
5. Calendar Management
In consideration of the way you manage the to-do list, keep track of events & appointments, we can begin by integrating all those things on a calendar.
The calendar management virtual assistant will view on to the calendar and take the right note of regular activities to be held and arranged. Also, once they have a sharp understanding of the tasks and events that are important to you, the virtual assistants will put in all the efforts to send reminders via one centralized calendar. The calendar management service involves the arrangement and management of the things that you already do with our tailored solution based on your needs.
Commonly Used Softwares: Trello, Basecamp, Teamup, Zoho Calendar
6. Lead Generation
Lead generation is vital for nurturing quality leads and eventually turning those leads into sales. Also, the process of lead generation is daunting and exhaustive. When it seems to be an impossible task to be performed in-house, it is something that you can easily delegate.
With cold calling, generating a list of prospective customers, and connecting with old customers, you can define it as a quality lead generation technique. This method also works explicitly well for sharing the latest news and information with the subscribers. It helps in connecting people with the product & service and escalating more information related to the same.
Commonly Used Softwares: Zoom.us, inFlow, Lettuce, TradeGecko
7. Inventory Tracking and Management
Never run out of stock or customer favorites with the virtual assistants. Inventory management and tracking is a service that serves e-commerce platform for various requirements including an audit of the stock, processing & fulfilling orders, forecasting inventory demands, addressing quality control/complaints related to inventory management, etc.
The talented team of professionals brings precise control of inventory warehouse locations, suppliers, distribution centers, helping your business to grow much from just an online shop.
Commonly Used Softwares: Zoho Inventory, Odoo, inflow, Delivrd, ABC Inventory
8. Data Processing/Entry
The virtual assistant performing data entry will handle the preparation, compilation, sorting, and actual data entry. The roles and responsibilities of virtual data entry assistant include checking data for maintaining records, monitoring accuracy, and structuring data in the required formats. The data entry virtual assistant is a remote worker for entering and updating data in a system database. Thus, data entry/processing is the right and most-sought after the way of handling large volumes of data.
Whether there is a need for maintaining the CRM database or optimizing the current set of information, the virtual assistants are considered as the best choice.
Commonly Used Softwares: Insightly, Zoho, Hubspot, Salesforce, Agile CRM, Capsule CRM, Batchbook, Infusionsoft
9. Customer Service/Chat Support
Those who care about their customers, chat support is an exceptional way to solve issues and raise the satisfaction level. Whether it is about processing inquiries, coupon management, or providing detailed information concerning complaints and queries, the virtual customer support assistants are capable enough to turn the crisis into opportunities. With customer support, not only the business will run smoothly but also will maintain the reputation of the organization.
Conclusively, above listed and more virtual assistant services allows you to reap its benefits in 2019.
Fusion Business Solution helps the founders and executives to take their business to greater heights by providing skilled remote staff that you can trust to delegate the tasks and carry out responsible activities. In addition to it, the latest technology, impeccable infrastructure, and vetted project managers can provide your business with the support that it needs.