28 Tasks For An Internet Virtual Assistant

By Karen Sielski

Do you have tedious, time consuming tasks in your business that take up your time and keep you from doing the things you love to do and the income producing tasks that make you the most money? Now imagine that you can pay an internet virtual assistant under $5 per hour to do all of these tasks and free up your time for high income activities and more time for your friend, family, and hobbies. You can make more money and have more free time.

What tasks should you be doing? You should be doing things that you do best and that are a good use of your time. These are typically tasks that are critical to the success of your business. Tasks that produce $100-$1,000 in income per hour. What tasks should you outsource to an internet virtual assistant? Tasks that are tedious and repetitive, and tasks that require a skill you don't currently have.

The more tasks you can outsource to an internet virtual assistant, the more time you will have to spend on the important, mission critical income producing tasks, and the faster your business will take off.

If you are growing your business online, here is a list of 28 specific tasks that you should consider outsourcing to an internet virtual assistant, depending on your skills, interests, time, and budget:

1. Publishing articles to online article directories

2. Submitting online videos to video sites

3. Creating social content on sites such as Squidoo and HubPages.

4. Making calls to cold leads

5. Creating and editing graphics

6. Creating websites

7. Creating and managing Adwords campaigns

8. Installing and customizing blogs

9. Posting articles to blogs

10. Maintaining social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, etc.

11. Getting links back to your site

12. Setting appointments

13. Formatting PowerPoint presentations

14. Generating web page templates

15. Marketing and product research

16. Finding images for websites and blog entries

17. Writing copy for landing pages, sales pages, and opt-in pages

18. Craigs list postings

19. Creating email campaigns and maintaining autoresponders

20. Opt-in page and landing page creation

21. Bookkeeping

22. Creating content for blog entries, articles, PowerPoints,...

23. Publishing newsletters

24. Software tool research and evaluation

25. Writing tweets for Twitter

26. Search ENgine Optimization (SEO)

27. Listing items for sale on eBay

28. Moderate blog or forum comments

If you would like to find an excellent virtual assistant there are many services that can help you. Some services specialize, such as 99designs.com for graphics work and rentacoder.com for programmers. My favorite is elance.com where I can find just about any type of assistant I need.

After getting an internet virtual assistant and seeing how much more can be accomplished, most business owners wish they had gotten an assistant much earlier. Don't wait. Get started today and have more time to work on income producing activities in your business. - 32512

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