We all dream about working from home, scheduling our own hours and getting paid our desired salaries while doing so. If you're thinking about the various ways in which you can expand on your skills and talents, look no further than the Virtual Assistant role. Virtual Assistants work from home as if they were onsite in a work location. All you need is a computer or laptop, wifi, phone and a copy/printer to get started. Here's a few business ideas to get your creative juices flowing!
Blogger- As content, continues to reign as “King” in today’s customer focused environment, blogging has become more relevant than before. “76% of B2B marketers say they will produce more content in 2016"-The Content Marketing Institute which means you’ll be in high demand, if you can produce quality, compelling, content. Tip: start seeking opportunities with entrepreneurs and small business owners. Build a portfolio of your work through blogging on your own blog and or website.
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With today’s advancement in technology, providing high-level quality support to law firms, from the comfort of your own home is now possible. Most Legal Assistants and Paralegals have extensive knowledge and experience in working in law firms, understanding the law, legal proceedings, can manage the daily routine clerical and administrative tasks. If you’ve recently completed a Paralegal program and entrepreneurship is calling you, the Virtual Assistant route may be a great option!
Marketing Director or a Social Media Strategist, for Personal Chefs and Catering Companies
Do you have a love for food, entertainment, and event services? Combine your love, passion and knack for social media into a career, as a Marketing Director & Social Media Strategist. Think beyond just taking pictures of beautifully presented food and posting it on social media. Get creative! Find ways not to just get likes for your client, but to engage with users by creating recipes, filming demonstrations and events showcasing the chefs work.
Seek startup companies, entrepreneurs, and small businesses to promote your services. As a Virtual Assistant, you can essentially find a need, provide solutions without having to be confined into the "corporate box". Here's an opportunity for you to create your ideal position!