How A Virtual Assistant Can Help You With Content
It is extremely important that you can present yourself and your message to your audience. However, since it’s impossible for you to be in front of your target market all the time, you are going to have to ensure that your content is high quality and engaging!
How your virtual assistant can help
You can hire a virtual assistant to create, edit, and publish all different types of content, such as –
- Website copy
- Social media posts
- Blog posts
- Correspondence Images
The possibilities are endless! What your virtual assistant should do when working on content for your business is look at what the content is, what the purpose is, who the audience/ target market is, and where the content will be used.
The content you prepare for social media will be different from the content you prepare for a business presentation.
What should I outsource?
The answer to this question will be different for everyone, although it will come down to this –
What is your pain point?
Do you struggle to create content for social media? Do you dread writing blog posts? Have you hit a brick wall with your presentation There is no point outsourcing the things you love and enjoy doing!
Whatever you need help with there will be a virtual assistant who is there to help!
Different types of content virtual assistants
There is no one size fits all for Virtual Assistants either, each Virtual Assistant will have their own way of working and their own strengths and pain points. There are many different types of virtual assistants available to help you will different areas of your business.
I have a list of some of the most common types of content virtual assistants, just be aware that I have listed the most common virtual assistants with the most generic names.
Even if a particular virtual assistant is essentially a web design virtual assistants, for example, that doesn’t necessarily mean they call themselves that!
General Virtual Assistant-
These virtual assistants are very much a ‘jack of all trades’ and they will be able to assist you with a variety of different types of content (or tasks) in a number of different ways. They don’t just specialise in one area or thing.
Social Media Virtual Assistant-
These virtual assistants will specialise in all things social media! They know what works for your brand and target market and they will be able to produce content that is engaging and convert to sales. They will usually be able to work with a variety of different types of content on a variety of different platforms, however, some may be more specialist.
Web Design Virtual Assistant-
These virtual assistants know how to build and design an amazing website that not only looks good, but that is user-friendly and will convert to sales. They will be able to take your vision and bring it to life. Whilst most web design virtual assistants will be able to tackle all aspects of web design, there may be some that tackle just one aspect.
Photo/ Video Editing Virtual Assistant-
These virtual assistants can do amazing things with your images and video! They can make them stand out and tell your target market everything they need to know about your brand! Whilst some virtual assistants will work with both images and video, some may only work with one.
Copywriting Virtual Assistant –
These virtual assistants love copy! They can do amazing things with words and know exactly how to get your message across. As with all the others, some virtual assistants will work with all types of copy for all types of platforms and/ or purposes, however, others will be more specialised!
The main thing you will need to establish before hiring a virtual assistant is, what do you need help with? Do you want someone who can focus all their attention on one thing? Or who can help you with a range of different things?