What does it take to be a VA?

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What does it take to make about 2 to 2500 a month as a Virual Assistant on a consistent basis?

Does it more likely take 4 clients or more?

And...how do you promote(or pimp...:rolleyes yourself in order to get the attention you need to acquire the clientel?
#internet marketing
  • Profile picture of the author Dan Grossman
    Maybe you should pretend you're in India, since a lot of the potential clients for VAs think overseas outsourcing first... :O
    • Profile picture of the author Sarah Harvey
      There are tons of resources online on being a Virtual Assistant.

      Just google it.

      You have several sites where you can advertise yourself.
  • Profile picture of the author writeaway
    Originally Posted by debra View Post

    Does it more likely take 4 clients or more?
    Probably more than that since hard working, college degree-having workers from the Philippines with over 5 years experience can be hired directly for as little as $350 a month. That's around 208 hours of labor or less than $1.75 per hour.

    The better approach (assuming YOU are the one looking for a job instead of someone who's building a VA labor army and selling that labor) would be to specialize.

    VA work involving VIDEO EDITING or AUDIO EDITING can be VERY lucrative.

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