Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Virtual Assistants

In my endless research to continue improving both my publishing & promoting seminars and preparations for my own company, I have ventured into the world of virtual assistants. And the occupation is not a bad gig.
Virtual implies just that - an assistant that is not physically there. They are working online for you, probably from the safety & comfort of their own home. And much of what it takes to set up to become a virtual assistant applies to any business. The networking aspect certainly does!
And as I slog through all of the online research that must be done for my series, I certainly can appreciate the value of having an assistant! It's time consuming, tedious, sometimes boring and so unglamourous. And unfortunately, a necessary evil.
Can't wait to get me one of those virtual assistants!


Crystal said...

If you haven't found anyone, I'd love to help - online research is my specialty! My blog is http://vacrystal.blogspot.com and my website is http://crystallinnen.com.

Unknown said...

When you're ready to find a virtual assistant, I would recommend AssistU at http://assistu.com and the Virtual Assistance Chamber of Commerce (VACOC) at http://www.virtualassistantnetworking.com. As a virtual assistant, I consider these two organizations to represent the best of the best in virtual assisting.

Laura Jo Richins
Richins Business Support Solutions

L. Diane Wolfe said...

Thank you both for the links! When I am ready, I will certainly check them out in detail.