Clara Labs is a newish company that hires remote assistants/schedulers to work at home as “schedulers” for their busy clients. While this position is not always open, they appear to be hiring as of the date of this blog post. It’s an independent contractor position. Also, this position is open worldwide. What Do Clara Remote Assistants Do? As a Clara… Read More
If you are someone who would like to become a virtual assistant but you’re not quite ready to dive in and start your own business, today’s post is for you. Ultimately, starting your own VA business gives you greater earning potential because you will be setting your own rates. However, there’s still a lot to be said for “getting your… Read More
Are you a virtual assistant who is always looking for another client or company to contract for? Do you find yourself always struggling to have enough clients and work each month? Would you like to not have to market for your own clients? Well, then OkayRelax may have something for you. Note that OkayRelax does require potential workers to have… Read More
Can you really get paid to answer emails from home? This is something a lot of people wonder about. It sounds like a fun, low-stress, non-phone job. So can you do it? Yes. There are certain occupations and companies where this is part or all of what you do. In this post, I’m going to break down what types of… Read More
Today’s post is an interview between me and Gina Horkey, a successful freelance writer and virtual assistant. Some of you may remember the interview earlier this year where I asked Gina several questions about her career as a freelance writer. Today, Gina is talking about her career as a virtual assistant, how much she’s managed to earn, who is cut… Read More
What should a virtual assistant charge for services? and Why do you see so much variation in services and amounts? When I first opened my virtual assistant practice in 2006 (very part-time), the going rate at that time was $35 to $65 an hour. Now, that is not to say that everyone charged that, but that was what most of… Read More
Would you like to work as a virtual assistant? Are you too busy to market yourself despite having stellar administrative skills? Would you like a company that found you the clients? Then Red Butler might be the right work-at-home (WAH) opportunity for you. Virtual assistants are able to work part-time or full-time in the comfort of their homes. Red Butler is similar to Zirtual, eaHelp, and Time Etc.
People are always asking me which services they can offer as a virtual assistant. I always answer them back with several questions of my own: What skills do you have? What do you enjoy doing? Which services or skills is your ideal client in need of? Which industry do you plan on serving? What other skills are you willing to learn? While this may seem like total overwhelm, it really isn’t. It is important now to