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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.