A business can thrive in the first few months since its inception. But for it to grow, it needs effective people who will do the nitty-gritty tasks. The company will surely not grow if the owner is not willing to take risks in getting help.
Majority of the companies nowadays get help for their online needs. While a lot rely on online experts, there are those who are still afraid to gamble and do the online tasks themselves. This may be a good move for some but the reality is “diy online experting” may not be cost-effective in the long run.
Why is that?
Let’s say you have an online store; one of the things that you will do is to write descriptions of your products and maybe blog about it to increase viewership and sales. That is nice, but how many can you write in a day? Assuming you can write five at most, and you have about a thousand products, do you think you will be able to finish all those? Do the math. Surely, it will take you a long time to be able to post everything.
Hence, it is a good idea that you hire a virtual assistant who can write for you or who will help you get things done faster. The cost-effectiveness happens in the idea that the sooner you finish the tasks, the more opportunity for you to sell. So the cost of paying a virtual assistant will now be just a few percent of your earnings. Plus, you are not as busy as you should be.
Another reason why it is cost-effective is the fact that you are never 24 hours awake. Remember, the online world never sleeps. So, hiring few virtual assistants and put them on different shifts will be nice. You can be sure that someone is manning the station while you are asleep or resting. Take for example a hotel; guests come at any given time, so if there is someone waiting at the front desk then the guest will be accommodated. Can you imagine if there’s no receptionist waiting in the front desk? Yes, the opportunity to earn is gone. So it is never a waste to hire people who can assist you in your business.
If you have your own expert virtual assistant, you will never have to worry about getting urgent help from people outside your company. You can have someone who will troubleshoot any problems at any given time. This is more cost-effective because getting help from other companies is very expensive not to mention the fact that the problems always arise.
Lastly, if you hire a virtual assistant, it is more cost-effective because you can easily assign any tasks. You can train the VA according to your company’s rules and liking.