5 Key Steps to Your Success as a Virtual Assistant
eBook written by a successful virtual assistant to help you get starting on your own business.
Being a virtual assistant is one of the great new possibilities for working from home. You find your clients and do work that you know how to do. For some it's a natural choice for a home business. Others may need to get further training to succeed as a virtual assistant.
This is a career choice that is and is not flexible. In a lot of ways you can set your own hours. But you're also subject to the whims and needs of your clients, and they won't care that much about your home life when something really needs to get done.
What Is a Virtual Assistant (VA)?
What does a virtual assistant do? Who needs virtual assistants?
Who Can Be a Virtual Assistant?
Is this an easy field to get into? Can you just declare yourself to be a virtual assistant and start finding clients?
Should a Virtual Assistant Be Certified?
As you research what it takes to be a virtual assistant, you may read a lot about the need to be certified. How necessary is this anyhow?
What Do You Need to Work as a Virtual Assistant?
Hey, you have a computer. Do you really need much more equipment to do a good job as a virtual assistant? Really?
How Do You Decide Which Virtual Assistant Services to Offer?
You don't have to do it all as a virtual assistant. Pick the services that you're going to offer as you get your start.
Creating Your Virtual Assistant Niche
Choosing your target market can make a huge difference in your success as a virtual assistant.
How Should a Virtual Assistant Set Rates?
Your rates help to determine your success as a virtual assistant. They can bring in or scare off potential clients. How do you make this work for you?
Where Are All the Clients?
Getting your first clients can be pretty tough. There are a variety of ways you can get things started so that you can quickly build your virtual assistant business.
What About Local Clients?
Finding local clients doesn't mean you have to take the virtual out of virtual assistant. There are some advantages to having local clients.
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