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The SET BACK and PROGRESS<br />of being a Virtual Assistant<br />
There are two sides of a thing: <br />
GOOD<br />BAD<br />
Being a virtual assistant doesn’t make one<br />immune<br />to this reality.<br />
photo by swamibu @ flickr<br />It has ADVANTAGES and DISADVANTAGES.<br />
So if you are planning to become one,<br />
then you might as well look into the real picture of a virtual assistant.<br />
Advantages<br />+<br />
1<br />You <br />are<br />the<br />boss.<br />
See?<br />He agrees.<br />photo by armchairphotos @ flickr<br />
Who <br />doesn’t <br />want<br />boss?<br />to be <br />the<br />
Being a virtual assistant, you become the boss of your business.<br />
You<br />decide on your own<br />
You<br />set your own goals <br />
You<br /> give the services you want<br />
photo by nicolas-baltenneck @ flickr<br />Since you have the freedom to choose your services…<br />
you will be able to focus on your skills or your specialties and you can decide whether you will undergo training or not. ...
2<br />Work <br />from<br />home.<br />
Like what he does.<br />photo by elkilla @ flickr<br />
the opportunity to work from home is the biggest advantages of being a virtual assistant <br />photo by practicalowl @ fli...
photo by mishmish @ flickr<br />If you are a mother, you can look after your kids and take care of them.<br />
all you need:<br />computer<br />+<br />internet connection <br />
3<br />Low start-up cost<br />&<br />decide your own pay <br />
The cost of being a <br />virtual assistant is <br />low.<br />
All you need other than your technical skills...<br />… is an office.<br />photo by paladin27 @ flickr<br />
A spare room in the attic <br />or under the stairs will do.<br />
Now…<br />ATTIC<br />photo by lornajane @ flickr<br />BASEMENT<br />doesn’t this look nice?<br />Photo by photopaulm @ fli...
Being a virtual assistant requires the use of an internet connection and a computer…<br />…thus, these two will be of utmo...
Also<br />being a virtual assistant,<br />POWER<br />you will have all the<br />to decide how much<br />you earn.<br />
+<br />work smart<br />work hard<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />,<br />=<br />a chance to earn that six fi...
4<br />and<br />In<br />Interesting<br />Demand<br />
photo by raindropturkishhouse @ flickr<br />Working as a virtual assistant gives you a chance to work with different cultu...
Plus, there is a GLOBAL CRAZE for outsourcing nowadays, <br />making the DEMAND for virtual assistants REMAIN HIGH and exp...
The business world today just can’t live without a virtual assistant.<br />photo by lucbyhet @ flickr<br />
5<br />Able to help<br />entrepreneurs…<br />SUCCEED<br />
Perhaps there is nothing more rewarding than the capacity to help especially to your fellow entrepreneur.<br />photo by tu...
helping other businesses accomplish their goal is what made a virtual assistant so interesting <br />
VIRTUAL TAP<br />That<br />on the shoulder <br />through their positive feedback <br />is such <br />a spirit lifter.<br />
Disadvantages<br />-<br />
1<br />No <br />Benefits<br />&<br />You Pay Your Own Tax<br />
Since you are working on your own, you have <br />no benefits to start with. <br />photo by mjohnso @ flickr<br />
x<br />No health care<br />benefits<br />x<br />No sick leaves<br />x<br />No vacation pays<br />and above all <br />
Also, in some states and countries, registering your internet business is required.<br />
Your local law might require you to pay taxes by working on your own or running your own business.<br />photo by alancleav...
2<br />Requires Discipline <br />&<br />Dedication<br />
Yup<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />discipline<br />photo by zsoltvajda @ flickr<br />
photo by blmurch @ flickr<br />Since you will be near to your family, most probably you will be interrupted by them when y...
Working from home requires some level of discipline and dedication.<br />photo by gurana @ flickr<br />
3<br />You<br />work<br />alone<br />
One deterrent towards becoming a virtual assistant is<br />loneliness<br />since you will be working on<br />your own.<br ...
However, <br />joining a virtual assistant organization<br />beneficial<br />will<br />be<br />.<br />
4<br />Cannot work without internet connection<br />&<br />Hard to find clients<br />
By its definition, <br />a virtual assistant requires an internet connection in order to function… <br />photo by devcentr...
…and finding a client doesn’t come easy.<br />photo by ollieolarte @flickr<br />
=<br />Without work <br />No money<br />
virtual assistant <br />business is not just all<br />F<br />U<br />N<br />
There are bright <br />and dark sides of it.<br />
In the end, <br />it’s about you <br />as a person.<br />
It’s up to<br />YOU<br />photo by jannem @ flickr<br />
The decision to become a virtual assistant is in your hand.<br />photo by 42232541@N04 @ flickr<br />
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  • TheSet Back and Progress of being a Virtual Assistant
  • there are two sides of a thing: good and bad.
  • there are two sides of a thing: good and bad.
  • Being a virtual assistant doesn’t make one immune to this reality.
  • It has advantages and disadvantages.
  • So, if you are planning to become one,
  • then you might as well look into the real picture of a virtual assistant.
  • Advantages
  • You are the boss.
  • Boss image
  • Who doesn’t want to be the boss?
  • certainly being a virtual assistant, you become the boss of your business.
  • You decide on your own.
  • You decide on your own. You will set your own goals and the services you want to offer to your clients.
  • You decide on your own. You will set your own goals and the services you want to offer to your clients.
  • Since you got the freedom to choose your services,
  • you will be able to focus on your skills or your specialties and you can decide whether you will undergo training or not.
  • Work from home.
  • the opportunity to work from home Is the biggest advantages of being a virtual assistant
  • If you are a mother, you can look after your kids and take care of them.
  • as a virtual assistant, all you need is a computer and an internet connection at home.
  • Low start-up cost and you can decide your own pay.
  • The cost of being a virtual assistant is low.
  • All you need other than your technical skills is an office.
  • A spare room in the attic or under the stairs will do.
  • Being a virtual assistant requires the use of an internet connection and a computer thus, these two will be of utmost importance than other office amenities.
  • Also Being a virtual assistant, you will have all the power to decide how much you earn.
  • If you work smart and hard, you got the chance to earn that six figure income you’ve been dreaming.
  • Interesting and In Demand
  • Working as a virtual assistant gives you a chance to work with different cultures and various personalities. Best of all, you are working on the things that can catch your interest.
  • Plus, There is a global craze for outsourcing nowadays, making the demand for virtual assistants remain high and expected to rise.
  • The business world today just can’t live without a virtual assistant.
  • Able to help entrepreneurs succeed.
  • Perhaps there is nothing more rewarding than the capacity to help especially to your fellow entrepreneur.
  • helping other businesses accomplish their goal is what made a virtual assistant so interesting and rewarding
  • That virtual tap on the shoulder through their positive feedback is such a spirit lifter
  • Disadvantages
  • No Benefits and you Pay your own tax
  • Since you are working on your own, you got no benefits to start with.
  • You got no sick and vacation pays and above all you have no health care benefits.
  • Also In some states and countries, registering your internet business is required.
  • Your local law might require you to pay taxes by working on your own or running your own business.
  • Requires discipline and dedication.
  • image
  • Since you will be near to your family, most probably you will be interrupted by them when you are working.
  • Working from home requires some level of discipline and dedication.
  • You work alone
  • One deterrent towards becoming a virtual assistant is loneliness since you will be working on their own.
  • However, Joining a virtual assistant organization will be beneficial.
  • Cannot work without internet connection and Hard to find clients.
  • By its definition, a virtual assistant requires an internet connection in order to function and finding a client doesn’t come easy.
  • Without work = no money.
  • virtual assistant business is not just all fun.
  • There are bright and dark sides of it.
  • In the end, it’s about you as a person.
  • It’s up to you.
  • The decision to become a virtual assistant is in your hand.
  • Transcript of "The Set Back and Progress of Being a Virtual Assistant"

    1. 1. The SET BACK and PROGRESS<br />of being a Virtual Assistant<br />
    2. 2. There are two sides of a thing: <br />
    3. 3. GOOD<br />BAD<br />
    4. 4. Being a virtual assistant doesn’t make one<br />immune<br />to this reality.<br />
    5. 5. photo by swamibu @ flickr<br />It has ADVANTAGES and DISADVANTAGES.<br />
    6. 6. So if you are planning to become one,<br />
    7. 7. then you might as well look into the real picture of a virtual assistant.<br />
    8. 8. Advantages<br />+<br />
    9. 9. 1<br />You <br />are<br />the<br />boss.<br />
    10. 10. See?<br />He agrees.<br />photo by armchairphotos @ flickr<br />
    11. 11. Who <br />doesn’t <br />want<br />boss?<br />to be <br />the<br />
    12. 12. Being a virtual assistant, you become the boss of your business.<br />
    13. 13. You<br />decide on your own<br />
    14. 14. You<br />set your own goals <br />
    15. 15. You<br /> give the services you want<br />
    16. 16. photo by nicolas-baltenneck @ flickr<br />Since you have the freedom to choose your services…<br />
    17. 17. you will be able to focus on your skills or your specialties and you can decide whether you will undergo training or not. <br />
    18. 18. 2<br />Work <br />from<br />home.<br />
    19. 19. Like what he does.<br />photo by elkilla @ flickr<br />
    20. 20. the opportunity to work from home is the biggest advantages of being a virtual assistant <br />photo by practicalowl @ flickr<br />
    21. 21. photo by mishmish @ flickr<br />If you are a mother, you can look after your kids and take care of them.<br />
    22. 22. all you need:<br />computer<br />+<br />internet connection <br />
    23. 23. 3<br />Low start-up cost<br />&<br />decide your own pay <br />
    24. 24. The cost of being a <br />virtual assistant is <br />low.<br />
    25. 25. All you need other than your technical skills...<br />… is an office.<br />photo by paladin27 @ flickr<br />
    26. 26. A spare room in the attic <br />or under the stairs will do.<br />
    27. 27. Now…<br />ATTIC<br />photo by lornajane @ flickr<br />BASEMENT<br />doesn’t this look nice?<br />Photo by photopaulm @ flickr<br />
    28. 28. Being a virtual assistant requires the use of an internet connection and a computer…<br />…thus, these two will be of utmost importance than other office amenities. <br />
    29. 29. Also<br />being a virtual assistant,<br />POWER<br />you will have all the<br />to decide how much<br />you earn.<br />
    30. 30. +<br />work smart<br />work hard<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />$<br />,<br />=<br />a chance to earn that six figure income you’ve been dreaming<br />
    31. 31. 4<br />and<br />In<br />Interesting<br />Demand<br />
    32. 32. photo by raindropturkishhouse @ flickr<br />Working as a virtual assistant gives you a chance to work with different cultures and various personalities. <br />photo by w3i_yu @ flickr<br />
    33. 33. Plus, there is a GLOBAL CRAZE for outsourcing nowadays, <br />making the DEMAND for virtual assistants REMAIN HIGH and expected to rise.<br />
    34. 34. The business world today just can’t live without a virtual assistant.<br />photo by lucbyhet @ flickr<br />
    35. 35. 5<br />Able to help<br />entrepreneurs…<br />SUCCEED<br />
    36. 36. Perhaps there is nothing more rewarding than the capacity to help especially to your fellow entrepreneur.<br />photo by tulanesally @ flickr<br />
    37. 37. helping other businesses accomplish their goal is what made a virtual assistant so interesting <br />
    38. 38. VIRTUAL TAP<br />That<br />on the shoulder <br />through their positive feedback <br />is such <br />a spirit lifter.<br />
    39. 39. Disadvantages<br />-<br />
    40. 40. 1<br />No <br />Benefits<br />&<br />You Pay Your Own Tax<br />
    41. 41. Since you are working on your own, you have <br />no benefits to start with. <br />photo by mjohnso @ flickr<br />
    42. 42. x<br />No health care<br />benefits<br />x<br />No sick leaves<br />x<br />No vacation pays<br />and above all <br />
    43. 43. Also, in some states and countries, registering your internet business is required.<br />
    44. 44. Your local law might require you to pay taxes by working on your own or running your own business.<br />photo by alancleaver @ flickr<br />
    45. 45. 2<br />Requires Discipline <br />&<br />Dedication<br />
    46. 46. Yup<br />.<br />.<br />.<br />discipline<br />photo by zsoltvajda @ flickr<br />
    47. 47. photo by blmurch @ flickr<br />Since you will be near to your family, most probably you will be interrupted by them when you are working.<br />
    48. 48. Working from home requires some level of discipline and dedication.<br />photo by gurana @ flickr<br />
    49. 49. 3<br />You<br />work<br />alone<br />
    50. 50. One deterrent towards becoming a virtual assistant is<br />loneliness<br />since you will be working on<br />your own.<br />photo by typefiend @ flickr<br />
    51. 51. However, <br />joining a virtual assistant organization<br />beneficial<br />will<br />be<br />.<br />
    52. 52. 4<br />Cannot work without internet connection<br />&<br />Hard to find clients<br />
    53. 53. By its definition, <br />a virtual assistant requires an internet connection in order to function… <br />photo by devcentre @ flickr<br />
    54. 54. …and finding a client doesn’t come easy.<br />photo by ollieolarte @flickr<br />
    55. 55. =<br />Without work <br />No money<br />
    56. 56. virtual assistant <br />business is not just all<br />F<br />U<br />N<br />
    57. 57. There are bright <br />and dark sides of it.<br />
    58. 58. In the end, <br />it’s about you <br />as a person.<br />
    59. 59. It’s up to<br />YOU<br />photo by jannem @ flickr<br />
    60. 60. The decision to become a virtual assistant is in your hand.<br />photo by 42232541@N04 @ flickr<br />
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