How can a virtual assistant grow your business


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Your virtual assistant can be your most powerful part of your success. Communication is key. Scope of tasks are endless. Databases - emarketing - direct marketing - reports - minutes of meeting - social media - blogging - newsletters.

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How can a virtual assistant grow your business

  1. 1. How can a virtual assistant grow your business?
  2. 2. Firstly, Introducing Gail Lockyer Director of Half Day P/A  I was born in Perth WA  Travelled to many parts of the world, but the beautiful Sunshine Coast is home  Have 3 beautiful children living in Melbourne/Geelong  2 grand-daughters Ruby & Pascal in Melbourne  Big dog Sam – a lab/shepherd (who sits under my desk)  Love going to the gym, gardening, camping & cooking really hot curries  I have over 14 years in local real estate and previously many years in hospitality management Qualified QLD real estate certificate Diploma of Catering Management Diploma of Business Diploma of Management Certified E-Business Solutions
  3. 3. After many years in hospitality management from owning my own cafe and restaurant, supervisor at Hyatt and Duty Manager at corporate hotel my career path made a change for the positive around 2002 into my other passion – real estate. I’ve had the pleasure of working with so many good real estate offices in a variety of roles. Property Management ~ sales administration ~ holiday property management ~ business brokerage support
  4. 4. Just what can do for your business? After 10 years in real estate, the decision was made to offer a virtual assistance service to help business owners grow their business in a cost effective manner, So you might be asking yourself……..
  5. 5. Before After Mapleton Realty created templates and systems, updated website and some consistent branding
  6. 6. Howcroft Real Estate  Updated website  Report on overview of all administration processes  Created procedure manual for office  Created job descriptions  Created systems within their office especially in data back up and filing  Market research for monthly e-newsletters on local developments, local issues and real estate matters.
  7. 7. Created Filing Master Plan for easier management of files
  8. 8. Assist with seminar preparation Recreated same graphics for other documents and did Coffee Invites with a mail merge for each attendee
  9. 9. Research information for e-newsletter Create E-book for website
  10. 10. Carolans First National, Nambour 52 page Information Memorandum for auction inc. Financials, maps, body corporate disclosure and searches
  11. 11. Prepare Workshop feedback and client registration forms Prepare databases for specific target markets Mail merge letters to target markets
  12. 12. Elimination Pest Management Prepare brochure for letterbox drop
  13. 13. Texas Real Estate Profiling Website amendments Seminar set up & follow up CRM Management
  14. 14. Arcadia Hotel & Resort, Magnetic Island QLD Prepare Information Memorandum including P&L, licences, maps, photographs for sale of resort
  15. 15. QIBC – Think Money Seminar preparation – database management – contract preparation – post seminar follow ups – general administration - Enewsletters
  16. 16. Morcraft Homes - Brightwater Sales assistance at display home Database management - Leads management Internet marketing on various websites Newsletters – House & Land booklet
  17. 17. Insolvency Agents E-newsletters – blogs – social media Policy and Procedures Manual Policy and Procedures Manual Template documents Indian Restaurant Set up E-newsletters, blogs and social media Database – Information Memorandum - Emails Scope of some of the tasks Half Day P/A have done: Personal assistant to Jean Hamer Newsletters – database – Open House – Auctions Project Management for building websites
  18. 18. Other services: Resumes, copywriting, databases keyword search, website copy, QR code, online profiling, price list, building database, business invites. Keyword Global Monthly Searches Local Monthly Searches (Australia) gold coast termite control 0.92 320 320 termite control gold coast 0.92 320 320 pool fence installation 0.84 720 320 pool fence inspector 0.9 320 320 termite inspections gold coast 0.97 390 390 swimming pool inspection 0.74 1,000 390 pest removal 0.9 9,900 480 swimming pool fence requirements 0.91 880 480 swimming pool fence regulations 0.91 1,000 590
  19. 19. Examples of some of the variety of E- Newsletters
  20. 20. Boost Your Productivity and Promote Growth by knowing the day-to-day tasks are covered by your team at Half Day P/A – dedicated to helping you grow your business. Yes, we understand that your time is valuable commodity and focusing on your core business drives growth. That’s why we tailor our business support services to suit your needs. To get the most out of your virtual assistant, you’ll need to establish an understanding of your goals and ‘your rhythm’ so you are both dancing to the same beat. Sure, it will take a little time to get things established and learn the processes but then you will appreciate you can focus on your core skills and generating more income. Now that’s a relief!
  21. 21. When do we start? Call 0439 756 746 Email and let’s discuss your specific needs