Not sure whether you need an Online Business Manager or even what that means?
You’ve been growing your business through sweat equity and countless late nights. Your time and energy is needed in a hundred different places at once and you are still just one person. That’s where an Online Business Manager comes in!
The official definition of an Online Business Manager is: a virtually based support professional who manages online based businesses, including the day-to-day management of projects, operations, team members and metrics.
But really, it’s bringing someone on board that frees up your time so you can focus on the ideas and tasks that only you can do. Allowing you will have more time for the big picture ideas, marketing, sales, and working with clients because someone else is taking care of running your business for you!
How do I know when it’s time to bring on an Online Business Manager?
Are you missing opportunities for growth because you are drowning in day-to-day management of your business? No time for future planning? All your time is being used on the daily operations of your business? These are all signs it might be time to expand!
Usually an entrepreneur will know it’s time to bring on an Online Business Manager when you can’t grow your business anymore because you are doing everything for your business. To take that next step and get your business to the next level, you need to take yourself out of the day-to-day management of the business. Then you will be able to refocus your energy on growing your business.
What specifically does an Online Business Manager do?
Every Online Business Manager will work with the entrepreneur to figure what works best for the business. What an Online Business Manager can do for you will generally fall within the below categories –
- Manage projects
- Hiring and managing teams
- Efficient operations
- Track metrics
- Tracking revenue streams
- Managing your website
- Marketing implementation
- Handling your launches
In a nutshell, a great Online Business Manager will hold you accountable and provide support through each task, help you get consistent results, clarify where to put your focus (both time and money), create a foundation of your business with efficient systems so you don’t have to worry about the 100s of day-to-day tasks.
An Online Business Manager is someone who you work closely with who you can delegate tasks to and not wonder if they’ll get done. Someone who can deal with the daily management of your business, and who will tell it like it is.
You started your business because you had a great idea, not to deal with 1001 details every day. If you’re feeling stuck, overwhelmed and burnt out, it’s because you’re dealing with too much of the daily ins and outs of your business. Let us help so you can get back to being a big picture thinker. Let us think about the steps and daily management while you dream up big ideas to grow your business.
Schedule an appointment so we can discuss how we can free up your time for the more important things!