work at home typingLooking for typing or data entry work that you can do from home? You might consider opening your own Virtual Office Service. Many different types of businesses either don’t have the time or the resources to do this type of work on their own. Your clients could range from self-employed entrepreneurs and business travelers to small companies. Jobs can range from data entry to bookkeeping and accounting.

So what does it take to provide a Virtual Office Service? One of the basic requirements for this type of business would be good word processing skills. If you have experience in a certain field, like accounting, you should capitalize on that and market your skills to clients that would benefit from that skill. Of course, organizational skills would be essential. You may need to juggle several jobs for different clients at one time. You would only want to take on as much work as you could handle effectively in a given time period.

The basic equipment that you would need include a good computer and printer, and most likely a fax machine.

To sell your services to potential clients, you can make up a flyer or brochure outlining your skills and the services that you offer. In order to build up a clientele, you would probably need to do quite a bit of cold-calling. Introduce yourself to local business owners, and leave your flyer with them. You could also make up a website and market your business on the internet.

The standard for rates range from $20-$50 an hour. Depending on how many hours you want to work each week, you could make anywhere from $25,000 to $80,000.

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11 Responses to “Work At Home Job Alert: Virtual Office Services”

  1. vikram singh says:

    sir,
    i have good typing speed give me information about data entry job

  2. sharon says:

    Dear Vikram,

    Please refer to my last blog post.

    Thank you.

  3. Christine Harris says:

    I am an excellent Copy Typist, fast and accurate.
    What type of work can you offer me.

  4. amany farid says:

    I am an excellent Copy Typist, fast and accurate
    What type of work can you offer me
    thank’s alot

  5. sharon says:

    While I’m not an employer, I do have many resources to help you to work from home. The first thing I recommend is that you look at the current job listings at:
    http://www.2work-at-home.com/f.....ndex.shtml.

    You can also subscribe to our ezines from here:
    http://www.2work-at-home.com/subscribe.shtml

    There are also 100’s of home business ideas, listings of telecommute friendly companies, work at home forums and much more.

    I hope this is helpful. Best of luck to you.

  6. Virtual office services can definitely be a benefit to any business. They are an easy, effective way to handle many necessary business functions for home and small businesses. The job market for these virtual assistants is definitely on the rise.

  7. More companies are finding the need for virtual office assistance. Its an effective way for them to handle simple business functions. I would expect these virtual office services to continue to rise too!

  8. Virtual assistants are becoming more and more of an asset in the business world. Business owners realize they can just as effectively handle there calls with virtual assistants and they are far more effective for there budget.

  9. Thanks for such informative post. The term virtual, gives a freedom of doing work and also increases business productivity.

  10. SFaith says:

    A virtual assistant job is quite different from a typing or data entry position. It’s more like a secretarial or administrative assistant position.

    Anyone who has worked as a secretary, is organized and has good computer skills can become a VA but typing speed alone won’t qualify someone for VA work.
    .-= SFaith´s last blog ..Jan 27, How to Start a Home Business =-.

  11. Sally says:

    There is a lot of Internet Marketers who hire staff to do such tasks, outsourcing is one of the most important things they stress to you, good post Sally :)
    .-= Sally´s last blog ..Lee McIntyre Coaching Update – Week 3 =-.

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