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For those of you who are going to be living in Thailand for a while and want to make money from your laptop, this is a must.
Simply put, a virtual assistant is someone you hire who does the boring stuff you don’t want to do. They perform tasks remotely and are paid as an independent contractor.
Working sucks. If you prefer to lie on the beach sipping Mojitos while another does the work for you, then a VA is what you need.
Anything that you don’t want to do and where they are not required to be present.
Common tasks we use our virtual assistant for:
– Running our business
– Proof reading articles
– Data entry
– Phone calls
– Social Marketing (Managing Facebook and Twiiter)
– Attaining sourcing Jobs
– Anything mundane, repetitive, and / or boring
If you think having someone who can do this you would make your life easier, keep reading…
HOW TO GET AN ENGLISH SPEAKING VIRTUAL ASSITANT FOR LESS THAN $100 A MONTH
I’ll be honest, I hate overpaying and will always negotiate for the best price.
This is no different!
When you are looking for a VA, you want to find someone that is capable and affordable at the same time.
The secret word is…
People will always work harder for less money if they know they are being tested. So the goal here is to hire your next VA under the condition of the first month being a test month.
This is how you can get someone who normally works for 20 dollars an hour to work for 5 dollars an hour.
(Note: I never work with a VA from non-English speaking countries. The language barrier is too much of a hassle.)
Below are the steps for hiring a Virtual Assistant…
Be sure to select: “I want to Hire”.
Create a list of tasks that you want your VA to do on a daily basis. You don’t need to post the entire list on Elance or Vworker, but it’s a good idea to be prepared before you hire a VA.
In step 4, we will go more into this. But delegate the work so it will take your VA an average of 2 hours every day, five days a week.
Use the below template when you post the job.
Notice, the keyword is “test”. You want the “worker” to do a test month. During this test month, the VA will work 2 hours a day for 5 days a week.
People will work for a lower salary for a “test” than they will for a standard monthly job.
Mention that if the “test” month is a success, the salary will increase. If your VA helps make you money AND makes your life easier, you’ll be more than happy to increase the salary.
My Proven Template for Finding a Virtual Assistant to Work for $100 a Month:
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I am looking for someone to manage all of the Internet Marketing, Research, Writing edits, and administrative tasks edits for my business.
You must have:
* Excellent English
* Must be from native English speaking country
* Be able to offer a minimum of 2 hours per day
* Respond to e-mails, calls, and customers within 12 hours
* Research specific topics for me
* Creative who does not need to be micro managed
* Computer skills like Word, Excel etc.
* Help manage Elance
This is for a person that can work with daily tasks to help me serve my clients while at the same time working with new and CREATIVE tasks helping me to grow and attract new clients.
Send me your full details and your best BID. This can be a long term project for the right person. This project will be a TEST run for one MONTH.
Bid an amount on how much you will accept for a TEST run of 2 hours per day, 5 days per week for the month.
For example – $50 for the test month – for 2 hours per day, 5 days per week
The work I have is fairly easy and fun for a person with GREAT English and is very comfortable with the computer and the Internet.
You will get more than 20 bids from potential virtual assistants located all over the world.
A few tips:
Posted on Gods of Thailand January 20, 2012 in Living in Thailand