Become a Virtual Assistant
Why would you considering becoming a Virtual Assistant?
It’s a great way to make money working at home!
Have you reached a time in your life where you’re considering a change? Perhaps you’ve thought about starting a business or would like to work at home? Have you been laid off? If so, a virtual assistant business may be the perfect choice for you. There are many reasons people choose to start this home based business.
According to the Virtual Assistant Chamber of Commerce, the top 10 reasons for becoming a virtual assistant are:
- Flexibility/Portability 13.93%
- More freedom/control over my own life (hours, income, etc.) 13.74%
- Better quality of life/more fun 11.83%
- Ability to more fully utilize my skills 11.67%
- Entrepreneurial bug/have always wanted to be my own boss 11.33%
- Tired of the corporate rat race 10.26%
- Ability to more fully contribute my talents and ideas 9.96%
- To stay home with children 7.63%
- Extra income 5.04%
- Got laid off/downsized 2.94%
The VA industry is one of the fastest growing career fields for those with an entrepreneurial spirit.
Everything from having the freedom to define your own hours to entering a career field that you might enjoy are two of several reasons why some move into the world of being a virtual assistant.
Another advantage to this field is that it really is not very difficult for many people to become a virtual assistant. Anyone with several years of experience in high level administrative positions and a decent computer can start this business with minimal costs.
Many people have had the experience I had of working years in administrative positions that, despite excellent service, failed to reach a decent level of income and respect. A virtual assistant business can be an excellent alternative if you have what it takes to succeed.
If you are beginning to think about becoming a virtual assistant, make sure you are considering this business for the right reasons.
While there is a chance to earn more money and schedule your own time, the virtual assistant business will not make you rich quickly. You also need to consider the time it will take you to market your business and the daily operations of running a business on top of the services you will provide. You will have more free time once your business has grown and built a reputation. Before delving into this entrepreneurial career path, take the time to do your research and learn as much as you can.
This website is designed to provide information and resources to help you along the way.
If you plan for success, you can earn a living working at home as a Virtual Assistant.
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