An Introduction (What is a Virtual Assistant and How Can I Get One?)

Published by kerryh on

What is a Virtual Assistant?

That is the $64,000 question. It’s a question I didn’t know the answer to 12 months ago.

A Virtual Assistant (VA) was something I’d never heard of & I certainly wasn’t expecting myself to become one.

October 2016 was a difficult time for me, in fact pretty much the whole of 2016 was. To quote The Fresh Prince “my life got switched turned upside down” and I had to come up with a new plan.

I had to relocate and that meant that I couldn’t really continue with the job I had. Thankfully I found work as a freelance PA for a family member.

Then a good friend sent me a link to an article about VAs and planted the seed of thought in my brain.

After a spot of internet research, I found a website called The VA Handbook and read article after article, followed link after link. I joined the Facebook group.

Eventually, I took the plunge and purchased the training course available through the website.

This was in June 2017 and I have to say, I have learnt a lot in the last 4 months and I fully intend to learn a heck of a lot more.

So, what is a VA? A VA is a person like me, freelance admin. A person who you can hire to help free up your time and support you and your business.

And how can you get one? Easy, just contact me!

(Originally posted on 23/10/2017)


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