10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

Working as a virtual assistant may not seem like an exciting job. Since virtual assistants work from home and interact virtually with clients for an extended time, their working lives may seem pretty ordinary. However, there are some virtual assistant skills that you never knew existed.

Here is a list of odd things, both business & personal, you can outsource:

 

 

 1. Block People

You can ask your virtual assistant to block people from your past from one or all of your social media accounts.

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

 

 

 2. Make Uber Request

Your virtual assistant can book a pet taxi for you. They can pick up your cat/dog from the vet and deliver them to your house.

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

 

 

3. Fix The Leak Under Your Sink

You can discuss the installation to replace a water filter cartridge under a sink via a virtual call.

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

 

 

4. Read Books For You

Your virtual assistant can read a self-help book that you like and help you achieve your daily management goals.

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

 

 

5. Give Summaries Of Documentaries

With your package hours, you can ask your virtual assistant to watch a list of documentaries and give you summaries. Then you can decide which ones to watch.

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

 

 

6. Buy Groceries For You

Your virtual assistant can order groceries for you, pick them up, and deliver them to your home.

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

 

7. Send Event Invitations And Greeting Cards

Sending the invitations to prospective customers and eCards to your existing customers on meaningful dates like birthdays and anniversaries are good ways to build a strong relationship with them. You can hire a virtual assistant for this job to take the burden of this administrative task off of your shoulders. You won’t have to worry about forgetting these things.

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8. Travel Arrangements

Often, business owners travel for work. Making flight reservations, rescheduling them, comparing fares, looking for routes with the shortest layovers is quite a hassle. However, you can outsource these tasks to a virtual assistant, so your travel arrangements are smooth and less time-consuming.

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9. Personal Errands

As a business owner, you probably do not have much time to spend on personal errands. You can hire a virtual assistant to help you with things like making hotel reservations, purchasing gifts online, or sending flowers to loved ones on special occasions. It will ensure that the work gets done efficiently and on time.

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10. Keep Up With Industry News

Instead of reading 30 magazines and newspapers about your industry every day, you can hire someone to find the relevant stories and email them to you at the end of the day.

10 Virtual Assistant Skills You Never Knew Existed

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