A Guide to Hiring A Virtual Assistant

Debbie Neese

Virtual Assistant/Landscape Industry/Landscape Designer

PO Box 1302
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Phone: 828.699.8022
Email: debbie@virtuallandscapeservices.com

cultivator package–Custom services package

If you don’t see a particular virtual assistant services package you are interested in below, no worries! I perform a multitude of tasks and the majority of my clients are customized to meet the needs of each green industry entrepreneur.  I will first ask you to consider for which tasks you need help. Next, I evaluate how much your budget is each month. Thirdly, from the list of tasks that are one-off projects or ongoing, I  prepare a proposal to meet your monthly, quarterly or annual goals.  Get ahead of the season by starting today. Watch your business overhead decrease, and your business production increase! Contact me for an appointment to customize a package for you!

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Germinator Package

The Germinator virtual assistant services package includes help with estimates. Getting behind on job proposals? Losing sales because of the delay? In other words, do you need a sweet solution that will make you competitive and on-time with leads! I have easy to use systems that translates into quicker turn-around and ultimately more sales. Why let your competitor win the bid because you’re too busy to finish? That’s where a trained virtual assistant in the landscape industry can help.  As a result, with my ‘secret sauce’ method, you’ll have the proposal ready to view in your CRM before you get back to the office to review.  Contact me for an appointment to customize this virtual assistant services package for job proposals!

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ACCELERATOR PACKAGE

The Accelerator virtual assistant services package will include a marketing plan around your budget. Utilize some easy-to-use and free marketing tips to accentuate your green industry business. Additionally, with this package, you’ll get a marketing calendar. Included is a comprehensive look at areas and platforms to launch your business. And yes, your budget is considered every step of the way from a start-up landscape business to one already established. Plan for the season first by acting now to keep the ball rolling and get some green rolling in! Contact me to discuss a custom marketing plan for your landscape, lawn care or irrigation business. 

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Contractor Package

The Contractor virtual assistant services package is a great way to keep in touch with your clients. You will retain your place at the top of their list as service provider. For instance, Direct Marketing Association reports for every $1 spent = $40 ROI.  One of our clients reported upon starting his monthly email campaigns, “it established him as an authority to his clients and several leads call in immediately after each monthly launch.”
  • Build and launch a monthly e-newsletter
  • Upload content and photos
  • Write, edit and launch a 1-page e-newsletter with links to website/blog
  • Allowance: One edit change per month within two days of test email
  • Schedule and send to your lists up to 1200 members
  • Provide code to your web developer for newsletter sign up forms on your website
  • Social sharing to your Facebook and Twitter 
  • Provide and analyze campaign reports
This package includes campaigns to remind your clients of what services you offer.  An emphasis on monthly specials or projects can be included. Additionally, I suggest themes and ideas to emphasize per month. Offshoot will write content and coordinate the images to go with each article.  Finally, we schedule and upload your members list up to 1200 members (ask about pricing for 1200+).
Are you ready to get started with a monthly e-newsletter package? Contact me today for details. 

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.PROPAGATOR PACKAGE

The Propagator package includes human resource systems for the recruitment and hiring process. Details include

  • Writing job descriptions
  • Marketing the position
  • Publicizing and posting ads
  • Review applications
  • Screen candidates
  • Set up interviews
  • Check references
  • Suggest assessment testing and analysis
  • Research benefit packages and analysis
  • Compile employee packets
  • Onboard new employees
  • Compile training boards
  • Videos and listening guides
  • Prepare employment manuals
  • Assemble an agenda with training sheets for weekly tailgate meetings

Don’t delay in these essential systems for your lawn care, landscape or irrigation business.  These essential processes  will help your green industry business to run smoothly as you add staff. Prepare and process them professionally with this service package. Contact me today for details to get started. 

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If you don’t see a fit within these packages, we can develop a custom package for you within the services we provide. Contact us on this link.  Get started cultivating your business!