Work from Home Business – From Ordinary Employee to a Certified Virtual Assistant

Work from Home Business – From Ordinary Employee to a Certified Virtual Assistant

Now you already knew that moving from one career to the other is actually a hard thing. So as transition from other career to a work from home business as a virtual assistant one does. One important thing to consider with switching to work from home business, if ever you have a present  job and you are determined  to shift Career and be a Virtual Assistant, don’t quit immediately! It is not that you are having second thoughts whether to pursue your new career as virtual assistant or not. But it is more of securing yourself first, before finally leaping to other “destination”. Things to Consider Before Joining Work from Home Business Consider these things first. Since you are luckily employed, regardless of the status of your employment, questions will definitely run into your mind just as like, how are they you are going to divide your time with work from home business? Can you manage your time now with your job (present job), family and being an aspiring virtual assistant? How am I going to start? The answer is to go back to basic. “Do not quit yet”. It is advisable to resign from your current job immediately especially if you are just starting and not able yet to establish your new-found career. Please do not make an abrupt decision of quitting. Well unless, you are willing to gamble everything even if there is no assurance at all that you will make it to be in a successful work from home business. It is now clear that if you are not yet  established as a Virtual Assistant, you...
Routing to the Best Place to Find a Job Online

Routing to the Best Place to Find a Job Online

There is no harm in just clicking your mouse, and clicking until you find the perfect site for you to land in a job! But why spend much time in clicking for sites without much guarantee? This article then will help you to click the perfect hit to the best place to find a job online! Top 5 Best Place to Find a Job Online 1. Onlinejobs.ph If you are in the Philippines and you are looking for any virtual assistant jobs, Onlinejobs.ph is relatively the best place to find a job online, having the easier ‘job board’ for outsourcing VA staff in PH and in any other parts of the worlds. As of the latest record, onlinejobs.ph able to process more 85Ms resumes of Filipinos aspiring virtual assistants. Please take note that all jobs will be has full time salaries, part time salaries. So just pick your choice whatever is more comfortable while working at the highest peak of comfort in your home! One important thing to remember is that, there is no such as commission-based job in this site. 2. Craigslist.org Craigslist is a kind of classified ads website having sections which is devoted to jobs, personals housing, for sale, items wanted, gigs, services, community, resume and also discussion forums. All people who wish to find virtual assistant jobs, must be open-minded that it is so hard to determine whether a client is not fake even if you are in the legitimate site. It is because, they can be everywhere. You will probably not know if they are legitimate or not until you try it! I can personally say...
VA Problems: Most Common Dilemma of Filipino Virtual Workers

VA Problems: Most Common Dilemma of Filipino Virtual Workers

There is no such thing as free from difficulties. No matter how easy a certain task or professions may seem, they are bound to face problems. Just as like in virtual assistance world, one is bound to face problems. No matter how good you are, no matter how patient you may be, no matter efficient you are to your work, problem will still keep on arising! What is then the secret? You just have to know the secrets of dealing with it. Know the problems of Filipino virtual workers, learn to solve it. Basically, the concept of knowing the right dose to any disease is to know the root cause of what makes one sick. Just as like in the world of virtual assistance, you have to know the problem before you can arrive with the right prescription on “how to be healed”. Meaning, you have to know the problem, understand why it occurs and eventually you will deal with it. (Because you left no choice but to do so! Unless you are willing to lose your job just like that) 3 Common Problems of Filipino Virtual Workers According to a survey, there are three (3) common denominators among virtual workers in the Philippines in terms of problems. One, problem with the so slow internet connection. Two, frequent power failures and three, time flexibility. Mind you, Filipinos are very flexible, but there are problems when their schedule is totally contradicting with that of the supposed client. Please take note that these three common problems that virtual workers might not only experience in the Philippines but in other part of the...
Virtual Assistant Tools: ABC Tools VA Should Know

Virtual Assistant Tools: ABC Tools VA Should Know

From the word itself virtual, it is pretty obvious that you would need virtual assistant tools or medium how to deal with your clients. In this case, your very own employer. (With of course, target audience in mind). You must know where to lay down all your agenda. For you to be able to be a credible VA, may I share to you some basic online tools to be use for communication to be able to do your job efficiently.   10 Most Used Virtual Assistant Tools Today 1) Basecamp – This is a kind of absolute web-based project management Virtual assistant tools. For me, I consider this as one of the most user-friendly tools for both virtual assistants and his/her clients. Aside from its simplicity, it can be easily accessed when you needed a particular data about on-going projects. The Basecamp best suits for all kinds of projects may it be an open-ended project, or a fixed-date project i.e simple files, clerical tasks and proceedings of meeting. 2) Google Docs: This is a kind of virtual assistant tools which is widely-used office suite that is definitely web-based. There are clients that prefer the simplicity of Google docs compared to any other tools. This is especially  in creating a usual document that enables any virtual assistant  in the team can be able to view, and even edit and share the documents. Creating documents to google docs is also as simple as doing a basic document in your personal computer. 3) Dropbox – Try to install a Dropbox in your own pc and enjoy sharing files with as many virtual assistant and as many clients as...
What to Write On a Blog

What to Write On a Blog

To fill up and organize the content of your blog, you have to create first the pages. Here are the basic parts that you need to supply. What to Write On a Blog The Home page – As a Virtual Assistant (or even not), the homepage is the very first page that the client(s) or visitor(s) will be able to see whenever they go to your website. In general, this is where you going to market yourself well. At first glance, you need to impress!  It is also referred to as the Welcome page. You have a choice to either put a welcome statement, or if you prefer, put an introductory video. However, some prefers to do a list of all their blogs. It’s up to you! The “About me” – The About Me page will tell all important details of yourself. It does not necessarily mean that you have to put all personal information here. Actually, it is not advisable to put too personal information. Try to ask yourself if your clients would mind your like age? Complete address?  Well it is not that bad but since you are an online worker, it is a better idea if you showcase your skills, talents, work experiences. It is also a good idea to write a short story on how you become a Virtual Assistant.  You can also add reasons that made you finally decide to work right at your home. I think, that sounds better. Put interesting stories that you think your clients would love to know. The Services – In this section, you can write here all the...