How to Start a Virtual Assistant Business
The virtual assistant field continues to grow and more an more businesses find the need for administrative support. While you can get a job as a virtual assistant, starting your own business allows you to have more control and even make more money than you would in a VA job.
Starting a VA business can be done quickly and affordably, especially if you already have the skills and equipment needed to get started. You don’t need any special education or training, as long as you know how to do the tasks you’re selling such as transcription, email and calendar management, research and more. Over at Home Business About.com, I posted an article that outlines the steps it takes to get started as a virtual assistant. If you’ve ever wanted to put your administrative support skills to work, you’ll want to check it out.
Leslie Truex is an ideaphoric writer, speaker, entrepreneur, social worker and mom trying to do it all from the comfort of her home. Since 1998, she's been helping others create careers they love by providing work-at-home information and resources through Work-At-Home Success.
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