Remote Virtual Assistant Jobs
(No Experience Needed!)
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Are you looking for Remote Virtual Assistant jobs that you can start RIGHT NOW?
Well, I’m going to let you in on a little secret.
When I first started my Virtual Assistant business, I had NO idea what I was doing.
I actually had never even heard of the term “VA”… but a friend told me about it, and the next day I started calling myself one.
Here’s the thing–a lot of us are much more skilled than we think.
We have worked previous administrative or marketing positions and we DO have skills that other business owners are willing to pay for!
That’s why I created this list. If you are just getting started and wondering what Remote Virtual Assistant jobs you can get started doing without any formal tech training, this list is for you.
When you’re working as a Virtual Assistant (either full-time, part-time or on the side), there are a lot of advanced skills.
However, you may not have time to learn advanced skills right away.
You need to exchange your time for money now, and you’re looking for remote services you can start offering ASAP.
My name is Abbey Ashley, Founder of The Virtual Savvy, and I’ve helped thousands of aspiring Virtual Assistants launch their own business from scratch.
Over time, I’ve been able to see the top services Virtual Assistants can offer FAST, and I want to share them with you today.
HERE ARE THE TOP FIVE JOBS THAT YOU CAN START DOING TODAY AS A VIRTUAL ASSISTANT:
1. DATA ENTRY
Data entry may seem easy, but that doesn’t mean a business owner wants to take precious time out of their day to do it. Many business owners want to start outsourcing the simple tasks in their business so they have more time to work on high-level tasks.
Data entry is a great way to to get your foot in the door as a new VA. As you learn more about your client and their business, you can start to prove your skills. You might even be able to grow into a larger role in the business (if that’s what you want).
An example of data entry might be collecting names, email addresses, or phone numbers from multiple sources and combining them into a single spreadsheet.
2. APPOINTMENT REMINDERS
While there may be some people who are comfortable cold-calling for a client, I personally am not (just not my jam).
However, I have worked with a client reminding HIS clients about their appointments by phone, and it was SUPER easy!
I simply set up a free Google voice number and called his clients to remind them about their upcoming appointment.
Clients love this service because they make more money when people show up for their appointments instead of forgetting or not following up to cancel/re-schedule.
3. EMAIL MANAGEMENT
This is a BIG one. Email or inbox management is a valuable service for any business owner, regardless of industry or niche.
Many businesses get HUNDREDS of emails a day and just can’t keep up.
At The Virtual Savvy, we use software like HelpScout to help us keep track of all of the emails that come in so each one gets answered quickly and effectively.
HelpScout also provides helpful metrics like happiness score, response time, and the number of emails that are answered each day, so you can give your client a visual of how your services are positively impacting their business.
What do you think? Would you consider these simple or difficult tasks? Comment below and let me know!
4. SOCIAL MEDIA SERVICES
Now, you may not be a social media expert, but there are some businesses that are starting from ground zero and have NO existing social media presence.
Your services may be as simple as setting up a Facebook page and posting a few times a day–but that may be all that’s needed to wow your new client!
Other social media services that don’t require a lot of strategy or expertise are:
- Creating and optimizing profiles
- Scheduling posts
- Brainstorming and researching content related to a client’s business
- Using a graphic design template in a program like Canva to create posts
5. COMMUNITY MANAGEMENT
Many online entrepreneurs have online communities like a Facebook group, LinkedIn Group, or some other online community platform.
It takes WORK to manage an online community, so that presents an opportunity for you to come in and pitch your service.
Trust me… we have more than 60,000 virtual assistants in our free VA Savvies Facebook Community and it takes a LOT of assistance to manage that well.
A community manager will answer questions, accept new members, kick out spammers, and foster a welcoming atmosphere for group members.
There you have it, friends.
These are my personal favorite top five Virtual Assistant services you can start TODAY.
Maybe you’re wondering WHERE you can find jobs like these?!
At The Virtual Savvy, I teach Virtual Assistants how to work as their OWN boss by working with clients, as opposed to finding low-paying, work-from-home jobs online.