This is the fourth part in a four-part series on hiring and working with Virtual Assistants. You can find the part one here: “When Should You Hire a Virtual Assistant?”
The last few weeks I have been talking a lot about virtual assistants: how to hire a VA, where to find a VA, and how to find a VA who treats your business like her own.
Launching with a VA
This week I decided to shoot a video to talk about the different ways you can use a VA to do launches, because I think it’s really common for entrepreneurs to get into a mindset where we think we are the only ones who can do our business. Too often, we decide it is just easier to do it ourselves than to train somebody else to do it for us.
Starting to build your team and hiring your first VA is very much the same. In the video I explain how what a well trained VA and a clean kitchen have in common, my tips for making training as painless and effective as possible and I’ll talk launching. You probably don’t realize the many ways a VA can make your launch easier and more effective.
This week’s video is the final in my blog series about working with and hiring virtual assistants. There are several blog posts in the series and some really great opt ins, if I do say so myself! Things like:
I even tell you about the difference between an eagle and a goat. You don’t want to miss that, right? So make sure you take a look at those posts.
Did I cover it all?
Launch Tasks for a VA
Oh, you want the list of launch tasks a VA can help you with??? Well, I thought of a few after the video was made, here they are off the top of my head.
- Do audience research
- Create landing pages for your videos
- Embed videos on your site, course or landing page
- Create a sales page using your copy.
- Schedule social media
- Go through past content you’ve written/published/recorded to find nuggets to use in your emails/landing pages.
- Create launch specific graphics in Canva using your colors and past designs for all of your social media accounts.
- Install and check FB pixels to make sure they’re firing
- Create a social media plan based on the release of your PLCs so all your social media accounts are around the subject of your PLC.
- Turn your PLC scripts into transcripts
- Find relevant photos/graphics (credit card icons, dollar signs, etc.) for your pages.
- Find video editors/transcribers, etc. on your behalf.
- Moderate your webinars if there will be any
- Field customer service questions
- Load materials into your course or membership
- Test and troubleshoot all of your emails/links/payment options
- Research payment options
- Find blogs/podcasts where you can appear as a guest
- Preschedule all of your regular weekly content to go out after your launch while you’re busy delivering your content
- Respond to questions on your social media accounts
Did I miss any? What else have you used a virtual assistant to do during a launch? What do you want them to do for you?