How to Set Up Your Social Media Calendar for 2022 [+ Free Template for Your Social Media Virtual Assistant]

Social media still remains to be one of the most massive marketing tools online today. Studies show that the number of users on social media has now breached over 4.55 billion with people spending an average of 2 hours and 55 minutes on them. 

At Outsourcing Angel, we’ve come to the conclusion that social media calendars are a must-have for any business that wants to win the social media marketing game. So what is a social media calendar anyways? It’s a tool that gives you an overview of your upcoming social media posts with these elements readily in place:

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How to Manage a Virtual Assistant | Leadership Style for Virtual Teams

The business and entrepreneurship game changes all the time. As technology shifts our priorities, business owners need to keep learning new skills. Today, we’re in an age where leadership matters, but in a different form. We’re now leading virtual teams. And while many of the principles remain the same, some of the practices and expressions have drastically changed. 

One study by Microsoft shows that 66% of companies are now preparing for hybrid work arrangements— meaning people will now have the option to work virtually or face-to-face. Up to 70% of employees say that they would like to continue with virtual and flexible work arrangements. So with that in mind, leaders need to figure out now how to run virtual teams.

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How to Effectively Lead a Remote Team

One question we get asked a lot at Outsourcing Angel is, “How do you lead a remote team when people are in different countries?” Working with a virtual team can be hard to manage remote teams at times, that’s for sure. Accordingly, some big companies might even require their employees to return to the office as the world returns to a sense of normalcy. 

But there are also a lot of businesses all over the world that have decided to adapt to the concept of a virtual workspace. That’s because while leading a remote team is different and while it does have its own fair share of challenges, it’s very possible and extremely beneficial too.

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How Can Outsourcing To a Virtual Assistant Help Your Company Become More Productive

Many entrepreneurs and managers today are quickly overwhelmed by all the tasks and deliverables they’re required to finish. As a result, they tend to juggle multiple tasks at a time, sacrificing their time with their family and friends. This practice makes it even more frustrating to create a healthy and successful business. The lack of focus on one or multiple tasks is an unseen threat to your company’s productivity.

If you’re like this then it’s time to start thinking of business in a different way. What you need to learn is maximising your strengths, and focusing on tasks that you are good at. Doing this will bring more positive results to your business without having to sacrifice your time, health, or relationships. 

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Facebook Ads in 2022: How a Virtual Assistant can Help!

Thousands of businesses come into existence every single day, making it tough  to get noticed in the marketplace. Becoming a successful business means making a deliberate effort to stand out and get noticed and actually succeeding at it. Easier said than done, I know. But it’s not impossible.

There are approximately 300 million people planning to start about 150 million businesses annually. And about one-third of them get launched. That means that there will be 50 million new startups each year, or a staggering 137,000 per day!

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How a Virtual Assistant can Help an Operations Manager

Being a leadership figure in a business is a fantastic privilege. It indicates that someone is highly skilled and dependable to work for the organisation. However, it’s also a huge responsibility. Sometimes, things do not always run as smoothly as you think they should. When someone has been given a high position in the organisation it often translates to a ton of responsibilities that are added to your plate. You are expected to perform duties such as:

What a Graphic Design Virtual Assistant Can Do and Why Work with One

Design is all around us. It’s in our clothes, devices, books, food packaging, and so many other places. We see it when we’re safe at home or out driving on a busy freeway or in the mall. Design matters because it brings meaning, order, and function to the things around us. 

And it’s hard to separate the cruciality of graphic design from the whole design experience. People see graphic design all the time and make decisions based on them, whether we realise it or not. That’s why hiring a graphic designer virtual assistant could do your business well if you want to influence people to make decisions in your favor – whether it’s getting them to follow your social channels, remember your brand, or make a purchase.

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How Virtual Assistants Can Get You Featured on Podcasts and Promote Your Brand

Voice content is very big right now. More and more, people are turning towards voice-centric content like podcasts to learn and be entertained. Platforms like Apple Podcasts, Anchor, Spotify, and many others are turning up millions of listens a day and helping people spread ideas, build credibility, create influence and even promote their brands. 

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Improve organic reach on Facebook | Manage your Facebook Distribution Score with a Virtual Assistant

The Facebook Distribution Score is a metric that Facebook assigns to each of your Facebook posts. The higher the score, the more organic reach your post achieves, so it’s important to understand what are the driving factors behind this score in order to improve your page’s organic reach and performance. 

Once you start understanding the factors that contribute to the Distribution Score, your Facebook Virtual Assistant should consider these factors when carrying out the following Virtual Assistant tasks: