How to Become a Virtual Assistant
a Virtual Assistant Business
Paid to Work from Home
having a rewarding, high-paying career that lets you use your creativity
to provide virtual office assistant or virtual personal assistant services
for busy people and companies. Welcome to the virtual assistant business!
you become a virtual assistant (also known as a VA), you can enjoy
the freedom of being your own boss by starting your own business
providing office assistant or personal assistant services.
instead of going into an employer's office to work, you will work "virtually"
from the comfort of your own home or another location
choice. You will have a flexible, financially rewarding
business that gives you the freedom to do work that you love.
"The one thing
I wish I had known before I started my virtual assistant business was how
amazing being an entrepreneur and a business owner can be. I wish I had
done this sooner. It has allowed me the freedom to choose to do what I
want, for who I want, when I want."
a Virtual Assistant?
– Kate Kerans,
Kerans Virtual Assistance
you ask any successful CEO or business owner how they got where
they are, if they’re honest, they’ll probably tell you that they
could never have done it without a fantastic administrative assistant
and support staff.
many administrative assistants work tirelessly for years
in support of others, for little financial reward or appreciation.
addition to working long hours, some workers spend countless hours
to an office, have to deal with office politics, and are never
fairly recognized for their contributions.
assistant working in an office may even be thought of as "just a secretary",
which is usually far from reality, and may not be given the opportunity
to grow in her career or to focus on those aspects of the job that
she truly enjoys.
any of this sounds familiar, or if you are just seeking interesting new
higher pay, or more flexibility and freedom
in your life (or if you are concerned about your company downsizing),
becoming a virtual assistant could be your dream career.
Virtual Assistant Does
type of virtual assistant work you will do depends on your personal interests
and the clients you choose to do business with.
example, you might choose to work for prestigious corporate clients
who have an increasing need for virtual assistants because of downsizing
and outsourcing of jobs that were previously done by employees.
you might choose to take interesting and creative
jobs providing virtual office assistant or virtual personal assistant
services for busy professionals such as authors, entrepreneurs,
real estate agents, doctors, or lawyers. You might even become
a virtual assistant for professional associations or nonprofit
you start a virtual assistant business you can also choose to specialize
or offer a variety of virtual assistant services, including the
following. (Which virtual assistant services would you like your
business to offer?)
long as you have the desire, you can become a virtual assistant
and start your own virtual assistant business. No special education or
experience is necessary to break into this career and succeed.
and meeting planning
services such as billing or bookkeeping
estate virtual assistance
else clients need help with!
can start your own virtual assistant business and become a virtual assistant
earning an hourly rate of $25 to $60 per hour or more, using skills
you already have.
you would like to be paid to provide virtual assistant services, the FabJob
Guide to Become a Virtual Assistant is
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in the exciting virtual assistant business.
guide's contributors include top virtual assistants. To give you insider
advice on how to become a virtual assistant and start a virtual assistant
business, author Jennifer Fishberg interviewed more than a dozen
virtual assistants and experts such as Kathy Goughenour,
President and Head Trainer for Expert VA Training who built her virtual
assistant business to over $100,000 per year.
guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to start
a business providing virtual assistant services and get hired as a virtual
to Become a Virtual Assistant
to Start a Virtual Assistant Business
a virtual assistant does
to provide virtual assistant services (includes information about
a variety of services you can choose to offer to increase your income)
to develop the skills you need to be successful as a virtual assistant
to do a client consultation and assess client needs (includes a
client questionnaire for a virtual assistant business)
for managing your time and structuring your daily activities as
a virtual assistant
to get started as a virtual assistant by working with other
to get virtual assistant work through virtual staffing agencies
Links to many valuable resources
you can use to help you work more effectively as a virtual assistant
you will discover:
to start a part-time or full-time virtual assistant business for little
or no money
about business matters affecting a virtual assistant business such
as business planning, insurance, etc.
a name for your virtual assistant business
to set up an office for your virtual assistant business
of start-up financing if you want to spend more on your virtual
assistant business (e.g. leasing an office instead of working from home)
your virtual assistant services, with information on:
to set your hourly rate
a deposit before you start a project
to invoice clients
to include in a client contract or agreement
to select strategic partners
to market your virtual assistant services effectively through:
to get corporate clients for your virtual assistant business
you need to know about preparing proposals for virtual assistant
you can use in your virtual assistant business (including a sample invoice,
sample contracts, and more)
can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds
of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they
will not include specific information about becoming a virtual assistant
or starting a virtual assistant business. The
FabJob Guide to Become
a Virtual Assistant contains some of the best business advice
you could get from other sources, and more.
to be certified as a professional virtual assistant
to prepare a portfolio
to find a mentor who can help you start a virtual assistant business
for finding telecommuting jobs
of what you need to become a virtual assistant and start own your virtual
assistant business, including:
virtual assistant client consultation form
for a virtual assistant
letter for a virtual assistant
Sample scripts of what
to say when talking to prospective clients of your virtual assistant business
hourly rates for virtual assistant services
for an individual client or a corporate client
for a virtual assistant business
virtual assistant client feedback form
release for a virtual assistant business
information in this guide can save you many hours of research, help you
avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to become
a virtual assistant business and start your own virtual assistant service
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was featured in Woman's World Magazine ("Land Your Dream Job" article).
FabJob Guide to Become a Virtual Assistant is for anyone who wants to become
a virtual assistant or VA. Discover how to provide virtual assistant services,
how to get hired for virtual assistant jobs, how to start your own virtual
assistant business, and how to get clients for your virtual assistant business.
"There are so many rewards,
including the flexibility to create my own schedule, and the knowledge
that I don't have to do the same old work day after day. But perhaps most
rewarding is being able to constantly learn and apply new technical and
– Janet Barclay, Founder
of Organized Assistant and Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group
"Your time is more valuable
than you may think! Something that may only take you 30 minutes to complete
may take them 4 hours – you should remember to charge accordingly.
Your knowledge and skill is extremely valuable!"
– Suzanne Roy, Real
Estate Virtual Assistant, V.A. Work
and Suzanna are two of the virtual assistants who give advice in this FabJob
to your strengths to come up with ways to make extra money at FabJob.com."
From the "2008 Money & Investing Guide," by Tamara E. Holmes, Essence
Magazine, January, 2008
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