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Things you Need to Know Before you Start your Own Virtual Assistant Business

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  • 1. Decide just what type of services you want to offer, and analyze your background to ensure you have adequate experience.2. Determine your business niche-consider specializing in just two to three services.3. Determine how much time and energy you have to commit to your venture. Do you want to work part-time or full-time?4. Conduct thorough industry research to determine a need for your services in your local area.5. Outline who your clients are, where they are and how to access them.6. Do a market analysis. Find out the needs for your niche and focus on how you'll apply that to your business.7. Know your budgetary constraints-projected expenses, expected income and how long you can "float" until your business is running successfully.8. Prepare a business plan and review it often to manage growth and change.9. Examine your equipment, software and work space to ensure they meet client’s needs.10. Wrap up all legal and financial aspects of start-up before securing your first client.11. Market your services 24/7. Just because you've built a website or placed an ad in the Yellow Pages doesn't mean clients will come knocking on your door
  • 1. Decide just what type of services you want to offer, and analyze your background to ensure you have adequate experience.
  • 2. Determine your business niche- consider specializing in just two to three services.
  • 3. Determine how much time and energy you have to commit to your venture. Do you want to work part-time or full-time?
  • 4. Conduct thorough industry research to determine a need for your services in your local area.
  • 5. Outline who your clients are, where they are and how to access them.
  • 6. Do a market analysis. Find out the needs for your niche and focus on how you'll apply that to your business.
  • 8. Prepare a business plan and review it often to manage growth and change.
  • 9. Examine your equipment, software and work space to ensure they meet client’s needs.
  • 10. Wrap up all legal and financial aspects of start-up before securing your first client.
  • 11. Market your services 24/7. Just because you've built a website or placed an ad in the Yellow Pages doesn't mean clients will come knocking on your door
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    • 1. Want
      to
      set up
      your
      own
      Virtual Assistant
      Business
    • 2. ST P
    • 3. Things
      you need to know
      before you start your
      Virtual Assistant
      Business
    • 4. FIRST…
      You need to…
    • 5. D E C I D E
      what type of services you want to offer
      AND
      analyze your background to ensure you have adequate experience
    • 6. Then?
    • 7. Determine your business niche
      consider specializing in just two to three services.
    • 8. OF COURSE….
      Time and effort
      Are not exemptions
    • 9. time
      energy
      and
      DETERMINE
      you have to commit to your venture.
      part-time
      full-time?
      or
    • 10. And
      be
      READY
      to…
    • 11. Conduct thorough industry research to determine a need for your services in your local area.
    • 12. You
      must
      also . . .
    • 13. E
      N
      I
      M
      R
      E
      T
      E
      D
      who your clients are
      where they are
      and how to access them
    • 14. Do a market analysis
      Find out the needs for your niche
      and focus on how you'll apply that to your business.
    • 15. And
      know
      your…
    • 16. Budgetary constraints
      How long you can "float" until your business is running successfully.
      Expected income
    • 17. You
      also
      need
      to…
    • 18. Prepare a business plan
      and
      review it often to manage
      growth and change
    • 19. And
      examine
      your
    • 20. Equipment
      software
      and
      work space
      to ensure they meet client’s needs
    • 21. Wrap up all legal and financial aspects of start-up before securing your first client.
    • 22. And
      lastly . . .
    • 23. Market
      your
      services
      24/7
    • 24. So….
      are
      you
      ready
    • 25. to have
      your own
      Virtual Assistant
      Business?
    • 26. end
    • 27. RESOURCES

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