If you are responsible for your company’s social media presence and strategy, you should seriously consider hiring a virtual assistant.
But why would you listen to me?
Good question. Two reasons:
- I’m a financial planner by trade, so I think about everything from a financial perspective and I’m very conservative when it comes to spending.
- I speak from personal experience! I hired a virtual assistant in the Philippines and the experience has been fantastic—and profitable.
How I Came to Hire a Virtual Assistant
I read about hiring virtual assistants years ago in the 4-Hour Workweek (by Tim Ferriss), but never really considered it for my own business. The idea was foreign to me, and I wouldn’t have known where to start. Plus, I admit to a little bit of homeland bias: I know how to hire people here in the US. But how do you hire someone you can’t really call on the phone? How do you vet resumes for skills you’re not sure you possess? So, I let fear and confusion stop me. Read more →