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51 Essential Services Virtual Assistants Can Do

By   |  Dated: 07-18-2016

Summary: Companies need virtual assistants in more than just one area of their business to help make things run more smoothly and effectively.

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51 Essential Services Virtual Assistants Can Do

Working from home to earn a living income is a desire many have, but finding a legitimate job that produces an income can be hard. Virtual assistants can do many different things for many different businesses. They are competitive professionals that provide support services through Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP) with minimal supervision. Here are 51 different virtual assistant services that can be done by virtually anyone. What you decide to do ultimately will depend on your strengths and skills:
  1. Data entry
  2. Direct mailings
  3. Affiliate manager
  4. Accounting
  5. Research
  6. Online customer service such as social media, chat, email
  7. Offline customer service such as outbound/inbound phone
  8. Phone answering service
  9. Article/Guest posting submissions
  10. Blog assistant
  11. Personal shopping
  12. Real estate services
  13. Travel planning
  14. Event planning
  15. Ezine Creation
  16. Transcription
  17. Pay per click management
  18. Document coding
  19. Content writing
  20. Keyword research
  21. Proofreading/editing
  22. Podcast editing and submission
  23. Blog management
  24. Website design
  25. Appointment setting
  26. Tracking website analytics
  27. Graphic design
  28. Project management
  29. Author assistant
  30. Desktop publishing
  31. eBay sales assisting
  32. Resume/CV writing and editing
  33. Translation services
  34. Lead and sales generation
  35. Book speaking engagements
  36. Search engine optimization
  37. Online profile creation and optimization
  38. Reputation management
  39. Online ad management
  40. Follow-up with potential customers or joint venture partners
  41. Order fulfillment in either physical or digital
  42. Oversee new team members
  43. Recruit new potential team members
  44. Upload photos to online sharing sites
  45. Webinar set up and promotion
  46. Shopping cart management
  47. Prepare and distribute press releases
  48. Proposal management
  49. Product launch management
  50. Convert documents to PDFs
  51. Standard operating procedure (SOP) creation
No matter the type of virtual assistant work you provide, the options for mixing and combining more than one service are endless. You can provide different services every day, giving you as much variety in your job as you desire, or you can keep it simple and stick to one service.

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