There are hundreds of reasons why you should be using a virtual assistant.  But hiring a VA isn’t for everyone and its important to make sure you and your business are both ready.  Here are 5 reasons you shouldn’t hire a virtual assistant.

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When you don’t want to grow your business…

If you are happy and content with where you are at in your business.  If things are ticking over nicely, you aren’t looking to grow, you’re keeping up with customer demand and you don’t need the expertise or support.  You enjoy doing all the work associated with running your small business and you stay up to date with the latest trends and programmes.

When you can’t afford the bills…

It’s a pretty obvious one, but if you can’t pay the bill, don’t hire a virtual assistant.  If freeing up your time to focus on bringing money into your business doesn’t cover the cost of a VA then now is probably not the right time for you.

When you’re really not ready to let go…

If you aren’t ready to let go of the work then don’t.  You will end up micromanaging your VA which will not only cause a difficult working relationship, but you would have wasted your money and time by not letting go.  If you are a bit of a control freak, the time will come when growing your business outweighs the need to keep all of the control but you need to feel ready to gradually let go.

When you don’t know what you want…

When deciding you want to use a virtual assistant, you also need to make a decision on what you want to give them.  If you are umming and erring what you want to outsource, don’t have anything ready to handover then now is not the time to hire a VA.

When you already have an awesome VA

If you already have an amazing VA that supports you and your business, helping to keep you organised and freeing up your time, then you don’t need to hire another VA right now!

But if you are looking to grow your business, free up your time to bring in more revenue and you know exactly what you want to outsource, why not arrange a free consultation to find out more.  Call now on 07538 715537 or email


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