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The Most Sought-After Virtual Assistant Skills

Think that you have no marketable skills as a virtual assistant and have no idea what you can offer to clients? Well, worry no more!

In this article, we gladly inform you that Virtual Assistant (VA) jobs come in all forms and sizes. With the diversity of the market, there is sure to be a place for you and your skills. Business owners from around the world are looking for virtual assistants to help them with everything that goes on in their businesses. It can range from administrative tasks to simple ones such as social media management.

But what are the skills employers are looking for? Do you have it or can you do it? Fret not for in this article we also have here the top skills that employers are looking for these days. Feel free to read through it and ask yourself, “Do I have what it takes to do it?”.

Top skills employers are looking for:

  1. Social media managers - this covers all forms of popular social media these days such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter to name a few. You see not every business owner hails from the tech-savvy generation, so they need help to connect with their audiences more easily. This is where our VA’s come in. We can serve as their social media managers and engage with their clients online. Hence, if you know how to manage social media pages, or if you can already specialize in one area such as being an Instagram manager, then you’re already quite qualified!

  2. Tech assistance and maintenance - As we’ve mentioned in the numbers above, not all business owners are tech-savvy, so they need help when it comes to technology and internet-related problems. If you’re capable of technology you can expect to have a lot of clients.

  3. Funnel expert for sales - As a funnel expert, your job is to lead and guide customers through their purchase and get as many people as you can to purchase your client’s product through good marketing and customer engagement. This is another top-requested service that we see from business owners. They want help especially in marketing their products.

  4. Bookkeeping - If you’re good at crunching numbers, then this service is perfect for you! Most of the time this comes along with accounting. Hence, if you like numbers, you’ve already got a service to offer.

  5. Customer Service and Inbox Management - this is one of the top services requested by business owners as well. When businesses grow, owners have less and less time to check their emails. Hence, they need help in managing their inbox and interacting with clients as well.

  6. Copywriting - If you are the literary type rather than a numbers person, this is perfect. This service also offers one of the highest charges per hour so if you’re good at copywriting, you can definitely find a client who needs your service.

These are some of the most requested services we’ve found online. There are a lot more services that business owners are looking for out there.

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