25 Services To Offer As A Social Media Virtual Assistant

By Carrie Wilder | Last Updated: May 14, 2024 

If 2020 has proven one thing, it's that working online is the future.

And since it's the future, isn't it about time you get started?

The quickest way to get started, of course, is by becoming a virtual assistant!

And one of the easiest skillsets to learn (and get paid for) is Social Media Management. Wanna know more? Keep reading!

What Is A Virtual Assistant?

A virtual assistant is a freelancer that provides services online to businesses and/or entrepreneurs.

Virtual assistants provide a wide range of services depending on their particular skill set. 

A VA is self-employed. VA's decide their own pay rates, their own hours, and even choose the clients they will or will not work with.

Why Become A Virtual Assistant?

Becoming a virtual assistant is the quickest way to start making money online. This is especially true if you're a total beginner!

You do not need any special skills or training to become a virtual assistant. If you do need additional skills, they are generally very easy to learn.

Just like with regular jobs, virtual assistants provide a range of services. These services range from entry level to more skilled and technical applications.

This range is what makes virtual assisting perfect for beginners. And, you can do it on the side while still working a regular job! You set your own hours, and your own pay rate.

Social Media is a great place to start as a virtual assistant.

Social media is often one of the first tasks that entrepreneurs and businesses outsource. And, it's one of the easiest to learn. Almost everyone is on social media these days!

If you're wondering what kind of services you can provide as a social media virtual assistant, read on.

25 Social Media Services For Virtual Assistants

  1. Writing Posts
  2. Designing Graphics
  3. Setting Up Scheduling Tools
  4. Creating Social Media Pages & Profiles
  5. Creating Instagram Stories
  6. Managing Social Media Communities
  7. Organizing Social Media Campaigns & Giveaways
  8. Creating and Managing Ad Campaigns
  9. Curating Content From Around The Web
  10. Curating User-Generated Content
  11. Repurposing Various Types of Content
  12. Managing Inboxes
  13. Monitoring and Responding to Comments
  14. Keeping Users Engaged with Polls, Contests, etc
  15. Effective Hashtag Research
  16. Creating and Monitoring Chatbots
  17. Creating and Scheduling Pins
  18. Designing Post Templates
  19. Measuring Analytics
  20. Tracking Trends
  21. Competitor Research
  22. Curating Evergreen Content
  23. Creating Social Media Strategy
  24. Promoting Live Videos
  25. Creating Analytics Reports
  26. Want more ideas? Download the free list of 220+ virtual assistant ideas here:

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Other Services Virtual Assistants Can Offer

Social media is a great place to start. But it's not the only place!

Your options as a virtual assistant are unlimited.

If you're a beginner, other great places to start include:

  • Freelance Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Administrative Assistance
  • Email Support
  • Inbox Management
  • … and more!

Check out the list mentioned above in the post for 200 more ideas!

Carrie Wilder

Carrie has a passion for location independence and nomadic lifestyles. After traveling full-time in an RV and living the van life, she created Making Money and Traveling to help others make the switch to a remote lifestyle. Learn more about Carrie on the About page or connect on social media below. 

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