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A Virtual Assistant can be many things for many different people. When I tell people I’m a Virtual Assistant or a VA as I like to refer to, they ask “What is that?

If you Google or Bing “Virtual Assistant” you’ll also find many different definitions, especially if you’re landing directly onto a VA’s website.

Today I want to share with you what my definition of a Virtual Assistant is and what my role as a VA can do for you.

Defined

As defined by Wikipedia

virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant)[1] is generally self-employed and provides professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) assistance to clients remotely from a home office.[2][3] Because virtual assistants are independent contractors rather than employees, clients are not responsible for any employee-related taxes, insurance or benefits, except in the context that those indirect expenses are included in the VA’s fees. Clients also avoid the logistical problem of providing extra office space, equipment or supplies. Clients pay for 100% productive work, and can work with Virtual Assistants, individually, or in multi-VA firms to meet their exact needs. Virtual Assistants usually work for other small businesses.[4] but can also support busy executives. It is estimated that there are as few as 5,000-10,000 or as many as 25,000 virtual assistants worldwide. The profession is growing in centralized economies with “fly-in, fly-out” staffing practices.[5][6][7]

This is a pretty good definition, however, with today’s technology Virtual Assistants are learning more and more impressive techniques making them more versatile than just performing Administrative duties.

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Check out this cool infographic I found!

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From Visually.

What I Offer

My role as a Virtual Assistant is vast. I also have a handful of collaborators that I work with in the event I:

  • Cannot perform the tasks you require
  • Am booked to the gills with tasks and simply can’t squeeze you in
  • Sharing the wealth. Having a “team” in place is great when you can simply help out another Freelancer or VA, who really needs the income. Trust me, the women I collaborate with are fantastic!

As a VA, I wanted to focus on what makes me most happy and what I have vast experience with, such as:

To find out more about what each one incorporates, please Click on the link and read on.

Rates

You’ll notice that I don’t have Rates published on any of my Services offered.

Why?

As you may know, there isn’t a “bible” per say on what Virtual Assistants or Freelancers should charge. Some charge based on experience, whether they are new to the industry or are a veteran. Others may prefer to charge a monthly rate with a set amount of hours versus offering an hourly rate. A lot of the “packages” can also be customized to meet the Client’s needs.

I like the idea of “Customizing”. Not every Client is the same nor do they need the same amount of tasks. So why not give them exactly what they want at a price they can afford? Personally, I think this could be a Win-Win situation for both parties.

Let Me Show You What I Can Do For You

Now that you know a bit more about me and what Services I offer, why not Contact Me to discuss what kind of Custom Package I can Design for you?

I look forward to hearing from you soon.