Running your business as a one-woman operation won’t work as your music business grows. Learn how to find a virtual assistant for musicians and what to outsource.
Finding a virtual assistant for musicians doesn’t have to be difficult. In fact, it can be as easy as outsourcing some tasks to family and friends who want to see you succeed. Over time, my business has grown to have three virtual assistants and each has a specific job that contributes to the success of my business as a whole. Today I share how to find virtual assistants and how to delegate tasks so you can get back to creating great music.
What can you teach a VA to do for you?
- You need to know what you want them to do. show them how to do it the way you want.
- Give them tasks that you have created a system for
- Represent you the way you want to be represented
What can you learn so you can teach a VA to do it?
- Booking – Tara B’s Booking Course
- Email Management – How to Regain Control of your Personal & Music Inbox and Save Your Sanity
- Try to learn the system your VA uses
- Project management system like Asana or Trello
Do an audit of your musician business
- What can you outsource?
- What do you enjoy doing?
- Evaluate your strengths and weaknesses
- Short term project or long term professional relationship
What qualities do you need in a VA?
- Passionate about your success
- Flexibility/Immediate availability
- Knows the tools and platforms you use
- Someone who can relate to your business and what you do
- Personality, experience, desire to learn
Where can you find a virtual assistant for musicians?
- Friends and family
- VA groups
- Musician groups
ABOUT HOST BREE NOBLE
Bree Noble is an entrepreneur, musician and speaker. She founded Women of Substance Radio, an online radio station that promotes quality female artists in all genres, in 2007. She launched the Women of Substance Music Podcast in November 2014, a 5 day per week show which promotes Independent female artists. Her podcast has hit #1 in New & Noteworthy for the Music, Arts and Society & Culture categories and #4 Audio Podcast on all of iTunes. She draws on her extensive experience running her own music business, both as a solo musician and as an Industry professional, to train and mentor other female musicians. Learn more about the station, the show and the artists atwww.wosradio.com. Connect with Bree on Twitter @BreeNoble or on Facebook or on Instagram