How to Become a Virtual Assistant with no Experience

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NH Mama loving life. Co-Author (w/ my daughter) of Positive Girl - The Power of Your Thoughts. Fueled by coffee, great convos & optimistic thoughts! Brandy Ellen, Virtual Assistant is a work-from-home entrepreneur. Question about this post or something found within it? Read my Disclosure Policy as well as Terms of Use.

22 thoughts on “How to Become a Virtual Assistant with no Experience”

  1. These are all really important things to keep in mind. For me, it’s much easier to work while my boys are at school all day or at night after they are in bed!

  2. Working at home is difficult for me at times, and I’m not even a mom. I think this will be a great resource for any mom who works at home.

  3. Working from home can be challenging at times, so finding what works is very important. Creating a schedule and managing your time well will go a long way.

  4. The hardest part of working from home is staying on track! I almost feel like I need to hire someone to boss me around! Although I guess the bill collectors sort of manage to do that in an indirect sort of way… 😉

  5. I am learning how to say “no” a little better and I know what my time is worth so I am learning to price myself that way.

  6. These are great tips! Working from home can be a challenge with a ll the distractions that there, sticking to a schedule is what seems to work best for us.

  7. It’s so hard for me to “Know what I’m worth” but I’ve quickly learned that if I don’t, people take really advantage so although that is a hard one I always tell people to know what they’re worth!

  8. I work from home, and it’s been a struggle. I’ve finally gotten into a schedule, and it’s made life so much better! I’m definitely in a place of transition. Thank you for this little nudge! =)

  9. I think making sure you are pricing your services to match your worth is key. I tend to undersell myself when approaching companies I want to work with.

  10. I’m going to admit that it is hard working from home. I mean you have a TV and a bed in which to nap and the ability to call people on your phone with no boss looming over you. But it is also rewarding. I enjoy it very much.


  11. These are great tips. I struggled knowing when to stop working when working from home. But setting work times is a great idea

  12. This is really helpful. I started working at home just as my kids were heading to college. It was a lot of change at once and it was hard not to doubt myself.

  13. Working from home can be hard at times. For me, keeping a schedule is important. That way, I have a designated time for working.

  14. I absolutely love working from home, and I agree one hundred percent with your tips. Being aware of what your time is worth is a huge part in the business.

  15. I love working from home – it gives me so much more flexibility. Scheduling is everything for me. I find that if I do my work during naptime and after bedtime, I get the most done in the shortest amount of time.

  16. Working from home is a must for some stay-at-home moms! 11It’s helpful to have the right resources!

  17. Follow your instincts <<< that is the one I need to work on. I am always second guessing myself and don't end up doing things I really think I should = missed opportunities!

  18. Your tips sound like they will not only help virtual assistants be more efficient. They’ll come in handy for us bloggers too who are juggling working at home with a busy family life.

  19. I have worked from home for about 10 years now and I love it. However, there are times when I do slack and I have talk to myself to get back on track. HEHE. I love your advice on following your instincts I try to use that throughout my life. Thanks for sharing this awesome post.

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