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Identifying tasks to delegate

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As an online business owner, it’s important to focus your time and energy on the most strategic and value-adding tasks. One way to do this is by delegating certain tasks to a virtual assistant. 

But how do you determine which tasks to delegate?

One approach is to make a list of all the tasks you currently handle in your business. Then, consider which tasks are essential for you to handle personally, and which tasks could potentially be handled by someone else. These are the tasks that you might consider delegating to a virtual assistant.

Here are some factors to consider when determining which tasks to delegate:

  • The skills and experience required: If a task requires specialized knowledge or skills that you don’t possess, it might be a good candidate for delegation.
  • The time required: If a task takes a significant amount of time, it might be worth delegating to a virtual assistant in order to free up your time for more strategic work.
  • The value it adds: Consider whether a task is directly related to generating revenue or otherwise adds value to your business. If it’s not, it might be a good candidate for delegation.

By carefully considering which tasks to delegate to a virtual assistant, you can free up your time to focus on the most important aspects of your business and drive growth.

If you need some guidance before hiring a virtual assistant, my virtual assistant guide might help you. You can download it here.

And if you’re ready to have a reliable and flexible executive virtual assistant working alongside you to efficiently manage your business, don’t hesitate to reach out to me at

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