Once you’ve decided you need some help in your blogging business, the next step is likely going to be hiring a virtual assistant or VA.

But where do you start? If you’ve never hired anyone before it can be more than a little daunting. Where do you find a virtual assistant? How do you find the right one for you? What should you ask them before you hire them?

Here’s our tips to help you hire a virtual assistant who’s the right fit for you and your business.

Step 1. Establish what you need help with.
Step 2. Decide where you want your virtual assistant to be located.
Step 3. Determine your budget.
Step 4. Create a job description.
Step 5. Start looking for your ideal virtual assistant.
Step 6. Hire and train a virtual assistant.

In this fast-paced business world, professionals find it a challenge to manage certain tasks and run a business at the same time. One of those vital tasks is creating quality content for your business which may feel like another extra burden on your shoulders.

Your website blog is a key part of your marketing strategy, so it needs to be articulately written, engaging and relevant. The content you publish should be regular and fresh, and structured appropriately with strong keywords to help keep you high on Google’s search results.

Managing a blog can be a job, so the more popular your blog becomes, the more you need to do to keep it running.

Most virtual assistants are proficient in marketing. If she/ he is promoting your blog to catch the attention of search engine algorithms, she/he will need to know not only how it works but how to initiate advertising. A virtual assistant should be able to handle all your advertising and marketing efforts, create campaigns, and keep track of analytics across all advertising platforms and social media. As important as content is, writing it isn’t the only thing you’ll have to do.

By getting a cost-effective VA to handle your daunting blog tasks, you’ll have a lot to gain. Getting an extra hand to achieve your business goals won’t hurt. Let a virtual assistant handle your blog and research while you focus on other more important tasks.

We, at Global Virtual Partners, are passionate about helping busy executives and businesses achieve their personal and professional goals. Our clients benefit from a team of virtual assistants. The team is small enough to remain intimate and personal, but large enough to ensure that each client request is completed by a person uniquely qualified for the task. Get in touch to take the first step towards the next stage of your business.