Should an entrepreneur consider a virtual assistant?

Should an entrepreneur consider a virtual assistant? Today, it’s easier than ever before for anyone to launch a business based on just an idea and become an entrepreneur. A top reason for this is the greater availability of virtual assistants for entrepreneurs.

Long gone are the days when it was necessary to carry out every business activity yourself. Some tasks may be simple enough (think sending emails, returning clients’ calls, and data entry); however, they all take time, leaving little for your most important business activities. Plus, spending all those hours every day on administrative tasks can quickly drain your energy and kill your motivation.

How can a virtual assistant benefit an entrepreneur?

  1. They can take the monotonous tasks such as sorting through emails and potentially the jobs you don’t have the expertise for such as financial admin. Getting bogged down with these tasks can take your time and your enthusiasm away from the reason you started your own business.
  2. You can start to scale up your business when you start to improve your productivity and delegation. You can continue with VA’s, either one or multiple specialists until you feel ready to take the leap to employ someone – if even you feel that is needed.
  3. VA’s are your support, it can be a lonely place starting up a business, they can even help you identify areas for improvement within our business, especially if this is your first time at it. You can flex up and down how much you need them but can be assured you have expert assistance on hand as soon as you need it.

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How does Slice VA work?

Slice VA works however you want to work. We have clients that pay by the hour for ad hoc projects as and when they occur and we have clients that have regular set tasks that need completing so have a set project fee per month.

If you are unsure if you need a VA we have a discovery exercise you can complete that can identify areas of your business you could outsource and we have a costing exercise that will identify the time and money you could save.

So if you are an entrepreneur and want to consider the use of a virtual assistant, get in touch using the link below.


If you would like to discuss our services, please use the contact form on our website or email us on and our friendly team will be happy to share how we can support you.


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