Become a Virtual Assistant


If you've always wanted to work for a
number of different clients from home,
you've come to the right place.

By studying our Virtual Assistants Self-Study course, you'll learn everything there is to know about setting up, running and promoting your own VA business.

You'll learn all about the right equipment to use, how to use the internet for your business, and how to take care of your clients so that they keep coming back.

You just have to do the exercises we set and complete all the self-study assignments. Then you'll be prepared to become a professional virtual assistant.

It could be the start of a whole new career - and certainly the start of a new and different life for you. Once you've gained the knowledge and skills that the course provides, you'll understand how to make your business a success.

You'll be less likely to make the mistakes that many first-time virtual assistants make, as you will have learnt how to avoid the common pitfalls and will have a better understanding of the virtual assistant world.

You'll get to work on a wide variety of different tasks. So your job will never become run of the mill like many office based jobs can. You could have clients that are local business people, entrepreneurs or even celebrities!


This is a self study course

Our virtual assistant course is an 8 module self-study course that we email to you on a weekly basis. Each week you get a new module to study.

Once you've enrolled, you'll begin to receive the course modules.

At the end of most of the modules you'll find a self-study assignment.



But how easy is it to set up as a virtual assistant? And will the course help?

Well, more and more virtual assistants are setting up - because they know that some businesses don't want to commit to having full-time staff. Instead, many businesses prefer to employ a fully-trained VA who can provide an efficient and high quality service. This can lead to clients coming back regularly to seek your assistance.

Also, you have to know how to promote your business, and make potential clients take notice of you. Few people have that instinct - and we can teach it.

So, enrolling on the course gives you a real advantage over other potential virtual assistants.

We also teach you how to decide on the right price to set for your services. And we give you ideas to consider on how to expand your business.


What skills does a VA need to be taught?

Virtual assistants can be asked to complete a number of different tasks. Such as taking business phone enquiries, transcribing documents, book-keeping, completing one off projects, the list goes on and on.

This is why this self-study course is for you. It provides a thorough grounding in every aspect of running a virtual assistant business.

You'll be taught how to care for your clients. Plus you'll be offered tips and hints on how to promote your business, where to network with potential clients, and how to utilise the internet so that you can even gain clients from around the world.

And we also help you get prepared, so that when your first client asks you to do something, you won't be fazed, you'll jump into action. They'll be so impressed! And they might come back with other tasks for you to complete.

What's more, we concentrate on helping you in the process of getting started as a VA. You'll learn about the equipment you need and how to obtain it.

To read more about what's covered in the course, click here.

 

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Bonus: You get a free copy of Business Blueprints

This 47 page ebook contains complete step-by-step checklists for starting a successful business.

Click here to learn more about Business Blueprints.


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