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  1. 1. Starting the Life of a Virtual Assistant by Jomar Hilario Free Webinar , Feb 9 2012© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 1
  2. 2. Biggest problem when you started being a VA? Explain.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 2
  3. 3. Nerissa Villacorta Marcos: Time constraints. Im working a day job of 8-5. Then, Im also a mother of a 2 year old son.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 3
  4. 4. After work, I need to attend some house chores and I still need to take some time with my son.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 4
  5. 5. The time that I allot for work as a VA is right after my son sleep by around 9:00 PM, the earliest and 10:30PM the most.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 5
  6. 6. I only work as a part-time minimum of 2 hours a day, but sometimes even more. So, my sleeping hours is quite affected.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 6
  7. 7. But it is fine with me, because I know this is only temporary. And Im able to handle it now.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 7
  8. 8. Tope Recio© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 8
  9. 9. The biggest problem was having to adjust working at home and not being able to socialize much. I was a nurse before and I had to work in a hospital and meet new people which were both interesting and sometimes irritating.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 9
  10. 10. I love to talk and meet new people and being confined in my home to work meant a lot of adjusting.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 10
  11. 11. But after a few months of being a VA, I loved staying at home for work and going out with my friends and families afterwards without worrying too much about my work and duties compared to when I was a nurse.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 11
  12. 12. Romelyn Sinugbuhan© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 12
  13. 13. Adjustment with your employer.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 13
  14. 14. Maria Concepcion S. Zabala: I did not carefully thought about the right pay. Im just too excited to start that I forget considering my other needs.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 14
  15. 15. Jeff Badanoy: Landing my first gig because for first timers, theres always doubts and hesitations if you can make it or not.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 15
  16. 16. But along the way, youll find it challenging na. Just keep in mind yung mga tinuro ni sir Jomar.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 16
  17. 17. Arlene Cuares© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 17
  18. 18. Started with no training; I was completely on my own. I started out as a data entry person then I did a lot of self- study to learn SEO.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 18
  19. 19. I read countless ebooks, became a member of several forums, and used Google a lot to know everything I need to know about SEO.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 19
  20. 20. I knew nothing about SEO when I started to offer my services and its only God and my faith in my capabilities that helped me, and still is helping me, through it all.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 20
  21. 21. Biggest problem before you became a VA? Explain.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 21
  22. 22. Nerissa Villacorta Marcos: The needed equipment, which is a computer or a laptop at home. Because when I get hired, I know I will need that in order for me to work at home.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 22
  23. 23. Though I have saved some money, I dont know what I actually needed? The specs? The brand? A computer or a laptop?© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 23
  24. 24. Good thing I have friends in the online group who helped me out.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 24
  25. 25. Tope Recio© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 25
  26. 26. To leave my day job as a nurse. It was last year when I decided to stop being a staff nurse in our local hospital and become a full time virtual assistant.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 26
  27. 27. I liked being a nurse but all the work and responsibilities matched to the minimum salary is just not justifiable.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 27
  28. 28. It was hard for me to do this because I had to give up the job which I studied for 4 years.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 28
  29. 29. Maria Concepcion S. Zabala: It will really take time to be accepted as a VA. Although you already have portfolios and such, you still need to apply to many clients as much as possible.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 29
  30. 30. You need to stand out and prove your worth.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 30
  31. 31. Jeff Badanoy: Time...time for my family, time to enjoy the simple pleasures of life.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 31
  32. 32. When I was still working in a call center company, I rarely attend family occasions like family reunions, so I am forced to go to work feeling the whole gravity upon me.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 32
  33. 33. Arlene Cuares© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 33
  34. 34. I worked in a local computer school as a School Registrar. The pay was not enough, I have 4 little kids and I wanted to give everything they need.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 34
  35. 35. I decided I could not do that by working for someone else earning the meager salary I was earning.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 35
  36. 36. I wanted to give them the financial foundation they need when they grow up so they wont need to be employees to survive.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 36
  37. 37. How much was your first gig?© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 37
  38. 38. $3 per hour© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 38
  39. 39. My first gig was P 7,500 / month.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 39
  40. 40. I received $20 fortnight for my first gig© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 40
  41. 41. $450 per month© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 41
  42. 42. Actually, I wasnt paid with my first gig but its no big deal since it was just a simple clicking task that lasted for about 2 weeks. And I am now paid more than Php20,000 a month for my second job© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 42
  43. 43. My first gig was at $.75/hour excluding oDesk fees (thats 75 cents!) doing data entry for an Australian company. After a month I was able to raise my rate to $2 and the rest, they say, is history. I keep raising my rate as my skills and experience increases.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 43
  44. 44. What did you do as task?© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 44
  45. 45. Lead generation and data entry© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 45
  46. 46. Social Media Manager© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 46
  47. 47. Data entry in a certain data base..e-shop© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 47
  48. 48. Backlinking, creating articles, or videos, converting files, answering customer support tickets, creating csv files, and the like.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 48
  49. 49. Simple clicking jobs© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 49
  50. 50. Now Im more focused on doing SEO-related tasks - on-page and off-page optimizations. I also do Wordpress theme customizations. These and all I learned online. And Im still learning. I keep myself abreast with whats happening in the SEO world by buying memberships to communities in the SEO field.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 50
  51. 51. What is the nationality and personality of your client?© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 51
  52. 52. He is from California. Hes kind but strict to the rule employer. He knows what his goals are and keep with it.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 52
  53. 53. Australian. Very friendly and really knows how to take good care of her VAs.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 53
  54. 54. My client is an African- American. He is good but so demanding© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 54
  55. 55. He is an Indian living in the United States. He is actually kind and considerate although there are times that he is so demanding. But I guess its normal.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 55
  56. 56. First client was a Romanian. Second and at present is an American.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 56
  57. 57. I have clients from the US of A, Australia (my very first), from the UK, Canada, Sweden, Netherlands and even India (during the early months of my online career).© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 57
  58. 58. What is your biggest realization as a VA? Explain.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 58
  59. 59. I realize that taking risks is always a good thing. Failures and rejection might get you into bigger and newer heights in your life. No matter how hard you fall, always have the courage to stand. You will never do it right the first time but it is a good thing that you have tried. Always educate yourself and be always updated. 59© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12
  60. 60. Always educate yourself and be always updated. Even if you dont know where you would go, just take the first step and everything will follow. Believe in yourself and always ignite the passion within you. Discover how big is your potential and believe that you can do better than the last time youve tried.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 60
  61. 61. I realized that you can have the best of both worlds as a VA. You get to spend more time with your family and friends because you can bring your work with you.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 61
  62. 62. You need to have focus, time and dedication with your gig.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 62
  63. 63. Before you accept a gig, you have to consider the terms and conditions of your schedule and how a client pays you as well. Think of all the expenses that you need to include in your pay. Would you want to work in a fixed schedule or prefer to have a flexible one? How about in holidays? Are you going to work or you will consider the clients (if not local) holiday instead?© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 63
  64. 64. Ive realized that theres so many things I can do with the time I have saved working as a VA. cause I have now more time for my family, friends, and Ive realized that the opportunity to grow working as a VA is like an endless path.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 64
  65. 65. My biggest realization is that I can earn 4..10 times my salary online. That there really is money online.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 65
  66. 66. What can you do now that you can do before, as a work at home person?© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 66
  67. 67. Before, I was living pay check to paycheck, but now, I have some savings which I will use for my familys future. Im more confident now.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 67
  68. 68. Have more vacations and get to spend more time with your family and friends.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 68
  69. 69. I can sleep whenever I want :-)© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 69
  70. 70. I know now how to make a website or a blog to be visible in search engines. I am more comfortable editing pictures and creating videos that I never realize before. I have more time to learn new things and do hobbies or things that I want to do.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 70
  71. 71. I can now attend family oriented occasions which I rarely do while I was still working as a call center agent. Spend more time with my family during weekends, enjoy vacations and holidays, and counting pa... :)© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 71
  72. 72. Working while lulling my baby to sleep in my arms ;). I now enjoy the joys of motherhood because of working online full time from home. I also got to spend quality time with my husband when he comes home. We dont get to spend a lot of time together because of his job (hes in the Army) and working from home affords me to be there when hes here.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 72
  73. 73. How do you become a VA?© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 73
  74. 74. Feb 18 How to Work At Home as Virtual Assistant Seminar© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 74
  75. 75. 9am - 6pm (Lunch & Snacks Included)© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 75
  76. 76. © 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 76
  77. 77. Rosewood Pointe, Taguig rw.jomarhilario.com© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 77
  78. 78. P 2975 for Everyone Here© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 78
  79. 79. Or download it a jhilario.com/ 11/17/11 downloadva© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 79
  80. 80. © 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 80
  81. 81. To know more: filipinova.com© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 81
  82. 82. "How You Can Work From Home as A Virtual Assistant" Seminar  Feb 18,2012, SAT, 9am - 6pm (Now 1 hour longer!) Rosewood Pointe, Taguig City,  How to go to Rosewood: http://www.bit.ly/rosewoodpoint Two Snacks and Lunch Included© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 82
  83. 83. There are two options on how to pay© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 83
  84. 84. 1. Bank deposit -   BPI Savings Account/ 3216-3898-62 / Jose Mario R Hilario then fill up the details here: http://jhilario.com/ paymentdetails then email nikki@jomarhilario.com.© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 84
  85. 85. 2. Credit card - just click here© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 85
  86. 86. Slots are very limited so go register NOW© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 86
  87. 87. Photo Creditsaussiegall mi hoo Symic Andres Rueda ericskiff bark Hermés lastquest Eric Hamiter AMagill Robert S. Donovan GuySie alancleaver_2000 Eneas tibchris© 2011 jomarhilario.com Learn More Online Marketing Now 02/09/12 87
  88. 88. Summary© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 88
  89. 89. Questions© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 89
  90. 90. Thank You© 2012 jomarhilario.com Learn How to Work at Home Now 11/17/11 90

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