BlogWorkz Successfully outsourcing social media marketing to a virtual assistant
Successfully Outsourcing Social Media Marketing<br />BlogWorkz - Web Marketing<br />Virtual Assistant – WordPress Websites <br />Social Media Marketing <br />www.blogworkz.co.uk<br />1<br />
Relationship <br />The number one thing you cannot outsource is your online relationships you truly need to engage with the people within your networks. Your virtual assistant can implement the technical and administrative tasks allowing you to have the time to focus on building relationships yourself.<br />Your virtual assistant can implement the technical and administrative tasks allowing you to have the time to focus on building relationships yourself. A virtual assistant is your value added team member to contribute and support you streamline your activities but not impersonate you and a successful outsourcing of social media marketing requires active partnering and participation from you alongside your virtual assistant allowing you to be authentic.<br />2<br />
3<br />You can successfully outsource some aspects of your social media activities and the key to achieving this is your partnership/relationship with person you've chosen to outsource to i.e A Virtual Assistant. There are lots good reasons to get additional support for your social media efforts by outsourcing some of the work - from set-up and design, to ongoing technical assistance and content creation. It’s very easy for your social media marketing to take a back burner if you try to handle it all yourself and for that reason outsourcing is beneficial.<br />
What to Outsource The Role of Your Virtual Assistant <br /><ul><li> Social network profile setup and management
Setup your profile on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn
Branding Design for Facebook Pages and Twitter backgrounds
Pre-scheduled 5-10 marketing Tweets per week via Hootsuite or Social Oomph
Writing of Tweets and Facebook event notifications and useful links and questions to fans for engagement
Setup and connection of the automated functions in Facebook & Twitter
Deleting unnecessary DMs in Twitter and spammy messages in Facebook</li></ul>and more its depend on your type of business and your goals for using social media<br />4<br />
Social Media Activities - What you can do<br /><ul><li> Do your usual conversational Tweets. Choose at least 20 minutes a day (10 minutes in the morning and 10 minutes in the afternoon) and go into your accounts manually and have something to say to add to a conversation, or add an original update from you.
Making recommendations or answering questions on LinkedIn</li></ul>5<br />
The Benefits of Outsourcing your social media<br /><ul><li> Efficiency: If you are new to social media - or ready to embark on a broader social media strategy - outsourcing can get things up and running quickly.
Experience: You’ll also benefit from your virtual assistants experience with other clients. This will allow you to avoid pitfalls and learn about options and alternatives.
Synergy: An experienced virtual assistant will be able to create integrated system of social media tools and channels, allowing you to maximize your social media presence for greater impact.
Branding: You want to select a virtual assistant with marketing and design capabilities in addition to social media know-how. The right virtual assistant will make sure that everything you do supports your overall marketing strategy, including branding and identity.
Strategy: Your virtual assistant can help you develop a strategy and keep you focused on achieving long-term goals.</li></ul>6<br />