For anyone who wants to know more about virtual assistants, whether you are a client who would like to find out if hiring a virtual assistant would be good for your business, or if you are considering a career as a virtual assistant, here are some great articles from reliable sources. If you are aware of more articles that should be listed here, please contact me at tom@tomsmerk.com.

What Does a Virtual Assistant Do?
http://tomsmerk.com/va/what-do.html

6 Tips for Operating a Successful Virtual Assistant Business
http://va-theseries.com/

Articles in the News About Virtual Assistants
http://tomsmerk.com/va/articles.htm

Self-Assessment: Is becoming a virtual assistant right for you?
http://www.va-theseries.com/become-virtual-assistant/virtual-assistant-self-assessment/

VA Organizations and Other Resources
http://tomsmerk.com/va/vaorglist.htm

Cost Comparison: Using a VA v/s Hiring an employee
http://www.yourvirtualresource.com/articles/cost_comparison.htm

5 Tips to Grow Your Business Beyond Your Wildest Dreams
http://www.va-theseries.com/tips-grow-your-business-beyond-your-wildest-dreams/

What Exactly Is A Virtual Assistant?
http://www.another8hours.com/whatsava.html

10 Tips to Take the Ugh Out of Business Networking
http://www.va-theseries.com/tips-take-ugh-out-of-business-networking/

Articles by Kelly Poelker, Noted VA and Author
http://another8hours.com/articles.htm

101 Ways to Use a Virtual Assistant
http://www.ninafeldman.com/resources/101-ways-to-use-a-virtual-assistant

VA Pricing Worksheet by Nina Feldman (How much should you charge?)
http://www.ninafeldman.com/resources/pricing-worksheet

Great Web Hosting deals (This is the company that hosts my seven websites)
http://tomsmerk.com/hosting.html

 

Here’s a few more websites related to the Virtual Assistant industry that might be useful:

How to set up a Virtual Assistant website
http://www.thevahandbook.com/how-set-up-virtual-assistant-website/

10 Things to Outsource to a Virtual Assistant>
http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225318

The 5 Best Websites To Find A Virtual Assistant
http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/5-websites-find-virtual-assistant/

11 Freelancer and Virtual Assistant Outsourcing Sites
http://smallbiztrends.com/2011/09/11-freelancer-virtual-assistant-outsourcing-sites.html

20 Places to Find a Top Notch Virtual Assistant
http://www.dumblittleman.com/2008/12/20-places-to-find-top-notch-virtual.html

People Per Hour Custom Websites
http://www.peopleperhour.com/

VAnetworking.com
http://www.vanetworking.com/

VirtualAssistant.com – Search Virtual Assistant Jobs
http://www.virtualassistants.com/Employment/Search.aspx

International Virtual Assistants Association
http://ivaa.org/

Guru.com – Find and Hire Talented Freelancers
http://www.guru.com/

Elance Virtual Assistant Jobs
https://www.elance.com/r/jobs/cat-admin-support/sct-virtual-assistant-10243

5 Websites To Help You Find Virtual Assistant Jobs
http://www.shoutmeloud.com/get-virtual-assistant-jobs.html

101 Ways to Use a Virtual Assistant
http://www.ninafeldman.com/resources/101-ways-to-use-a-virtual-assistant

The 10 Most Common Objections to Hiring a Virtual Assistant
http://michaelhyatt.com/virtual-assistant-objections.html\

Top virtual assistant skills needed to get the job
http://www.indeed.com/forum/job/virtual-assistant/Top-virtual-assistant-skills-needed-get-job/t17879

The Ultimate Guide To Using Off-Shore Virtual Assistants
http://www.selfmadebusinessman.com/2014/03/03/the-ultimate-guide-to-vas/

Top 7 Tips for Managing a Virtual Assistant
https://www.americanexpress.com/us/small-business/openforum/articles/top-7-tips-for-managing-a-virtual-assistant/

Virtual Office Temps Job Board
http://www.virtualassistantjobs.com/

Tips to Keep Your Clients Happy
http://virtualassistantinabox.com/blog/

Virtual Coworker Job Openings
http://www.virtualcoworker.com.ph/

How to Start a Virtual Assistant Home-Based Business
http://smallbusiness.chron.com/start-virtual-assistant-home-based-business-4326.html

The Ultimate List Of Tasks That Can Be Outsourced To A Virtual Assistant
http://blog.hubstaff.com/virtual-assistant/

Virtual Assistant Forums
http://www.virtualassistantforums.com/

How to Find Virtual Assistant Jobs
http://www.wahm.com/articles/how-to-find-virtual-assistant-jobs.html

The Virtual Secretary
http://www.thevirtualsecretary.com/

Find Flexible Work as a Virtual Assistant
http://www.thepennyhoarder.com/insanely-organized-these-8-websites-will-help-you-find-flexible-work-as-a-virtual-assistant/

Hot Virtual Assistant Resources
http://www.hotvasoftware.com/

The Techie Mentor
http://thetechiementor.com/

How to Become a Virtual Assistant
http://amylynnandrews.com/how-to-become-a-virtual-assistant/

Finding the Best Virtual Assistants
http://www.virtualassistantassistant.com/best-virtual-assistant

10 Virtual Assistant Services for Your Business
http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/5878-virtual-assistant-services.html

Dream Home-Based Work
http://www.dreamhomebasedwork.com/virtual-assistants.html

Step by Step Guide for your own Virtual Assistant Website
http://us.deskdemon.com/pages/us/va/article/buildwebsite

How To Build Your Own Website
http://reesebenyaacov.com/2014/02/build-website/

The Virtual Assistants, PA, Secretarial and Administrative Experts
http://www.mypavirtualservices.com/FreeTemplates.aspx

10 Sstep Checklist To Starting a Successful Virtual Aassistant Business
http://itsallaboutwomen.com/money/10-step-checklist-to-starting-a-successful-virtual-assistant-business/

BudgetsAreSexy.com Article on Virtual Assistants
http://www.budgetsaresexy.com/2014/03/make-money-as-va-virtual-assistant/

7 Things Every Virtual Assistant Should Know
http://clericaladvantage.com/2010/11/7-things-every-virtual-assistant-should-know/

Good site about creating a web page with Microsoft Word or other word processing software
http://www.thesitewizard.com/faqs/create-website-with-microsoft-word-office.shtml

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