It’s a wedding boom, you are feeling overwhelmed, and exhausted. And you know you should outsource to a virtual assistant or digital marketer, but you don’t know where to start?
You can find someone to help with any problem in your business but you need to have a good starting point. It can be just as overwhelming to outsource 5 tasks at once, then it can be trying to do it yourself! So start to really think about the top 2-3 tasks you need to be done right NOW.
What is not getting done in your business that needs to be done?
What is something you are not good at (not within your zone of genius) that needs to be done within your business?
Which types of tasks do you need to outsource?
Now, what are you willing to outsource?
You have to be willing to let go of the reins on certain tasks – as a type A I completely understand how hard it is to delegate and divide the responsibilities.
What are some of the things you can outsource?
email management – organizing, responding to requests
workflows – setting up systems like Dubsado, Honeybook, 17 Hats, Rock Paper Coin etc
research – can include other vendors, locations, trends, anything
data entry and data collection
travel research and booking
creating a social media calendar
posting and scheduling content
running contests and giveaways
managing online communities (like Facebook groups)
comment monitoring & engagement
Instagram stories and Facebook Live assistance
creating and running ad campaigns
mood boards and brand boards
online affiliate marketing and management
coordinating with contributors and guest bloggers
researching potential topics or trends
creating emails and social media content to go along with each post
pinterest creation and monthly management
tailwine setup and management
creating pinterest graphics
additional areas – Newsletters, Podcasts, Graphic Design, Websites, Video, Travel as well as industry specific items