The traditional secretary has evolved into the personal assistant of today. Small and remote business owners still need a personal assistant, but they use remote resources. Because the skills required to become a virtual assistant are diverse this course will prepare you.
Earning money online with relative ease involves skills that you already have such as typing. Knowing how to conduct quick research and managing email goes a long way. You will always work on contract for as little as one day and as ling as several months at a time. Your skillset is what will make you more valuable and thus you will earn more.
In the 30 Ways in 30 days course you will have learned enough additional skills to increase your value above the minimum wage. There is much more to virtual assistance than typing. Knowledge of office applications is included in this course as is basic telephone etiquette. Guidance on telephone rerouting provides essential knowledge when managing communications as a virtual assistant.
By diversifying your core skills you will be able to access more work contracts. The beauty of being a virtual assistant is that you will be able to decide when youre available to work and when you arent. You will be shown how to create an online diary and block out periods when youre not available so clients can book you when it is most conventient for you.
This is why its advisable to complete the 30 ways in 30 days foundation course first. Although the course covers very basic skills, it make you literate enough to develop your online income. This course is a springboard and will provide you with valuable skills and resources.
To find out more about being a virtual assistant and how you can make a living from it, visit the 30 ways in 30 days blog.
Ruth Richards-Hill is a digital evangelist, She believes that there is a place for everyone in the digital economy whether they left school with no qualifications, or they have a post graduate degree. Ruth brings ideas and resources together building an environment of empowerment and enablement. She runs a successful digital consultancy and works with corporates and small home business owners alike.