Many women (and some cool guys too) dream of starting a home business where they are available to their family, managing their own hours, making a difference in clients’ lives and simultaneously earning a good income for playing (and paying the bills).
The increasing popularity of becoming a Virtual Assistant makes this dream a reality for many.
The truth is: starting a Virtual Assistant business is not difficult. It is relatively inexpensive and if you have the right skills, the correct equipment such as a PC and internet access, as well as a client or two, you can be in business within a few days.
However, there is a huge difference between Virtual Assistants who deliver virtual services as a hobby and virtual assistants who are serious about making a success of their business and build it a level where they do have a sustainable and profitable income.
The problem is: to become successful as a virtual assistant is not always easy. You need desire, plenty of motivation, constant commitment, good planning, a truckload of perseverance and you have to do it right from the start.
So, here are 10 important steps to get your business off to the right start and to set up the foundation for success: [Read more…]