Easy Steps: How To Hire A Virtual Assistant (VA)
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Step by Step Process on How to Hire a Virtual Assistant for Entrepreneurs or Small Business Owners
4.4 (10 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,035 students enrolled
Last updated 2/2016
Current price: $10 Original price: $100 Discount: 90% off
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  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 4 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Define what a Virtual Assistant does and how one works.
  • Determine if you are even ready to hire a Virtual Assistant.
  • List important qualities and skills a Virtual Assistant needs to have to successfully work in your business.
  • Successfully hire a Virtual Assistant that will complement a small business or entrepreneurial business.
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  • There is no special knowledge required before taking this course.

What is this course about?

Many small business owners and entrepreneurs come to a point in their business where they realize they need help to continue business growth. As a business owner, you may not be at the point where you can hire an actual employee. So, hiring a Virtual Assistant is the next best step. However, finding a Virtual Assistant can feel like a daunting task. This course provides an easy to follow, step by step process on hiring a Virtual Assistant. But not just any Virtual Assistant. This course teaches you how to find a Virtual Assistant that is the right fit for you and your business.

How is this course structured?

This course includes a live action video introduction and screen capture video modules. This course is meant to be followed in sequential order. Starting with the first video and moving to the last. Each video will build on the other.

Why should you take this course?

This course is for a small business owner or entrepreneur, such as yourself, that needs an assistant in their business. You should take this course if you are either ready to hire a Virtual Assistant or if you are just thinking about hiring a Virtual Assistant. This course is also helpful for business owners who have not had a successful experience with Virtual Assistants in the past.

What are the requirements?

  • You should already have a business up and running.
  • You should have some idea of how much your business brings in on a monthly basis.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Over 10 lectures and 1 hour of content!
  • A list of qualities you want a Virtual Assistant to have for your specific business.
  • A step by step process on how to go about finding a Virtual Assistant.
  • Resources

Who is the target audience?

  • Small business owners or entrepreneurs who are ready to hire an assistant to help in their business.
Who is the target audience?
  • This Virtual Assistant course is designed for small business owners or entrepreneurs who have either never hired a Virtual Assistant or who have had a negative experience in hiring a Virtual Assistant. If you have a successful relationship with a Virtual Assistant this course is probably not for you.
Curriculum For This Course
Introduction To Hiring a Virtual Assistant
3 Lectures 11:21

A brief course outline of each topic on how to hire a virtual assistant as an entreprenur or small business owner. A great reference for what will be accomplished during the course.

Preview 01:57

Determine how a virtual assistant can make life easier for small business owners and entrepreneurs. This module will answer the questions: "Can I make more money with a Virtual Assistant? Will I be able to spend more time with my family?"

Preview 03:31
What A Virtual Assistant Does
3 Lectures 17:22

A definition of what a virtual assistant is and how one works. Also, discussion on various backgrounds of this kind of assistant and why it's important to keep that in mind when hiring.

Definitions of A Virtual Assistant

What is a Virtual Assistant?
1 question

Discover the most common concerns when hiring a virtual assistant and how to alleviate these concerns. Some of the concerns discussed in the module are: Do I have enough money? Will the quality of work be up to par? And how much training is involved on the business owner's end?

Addressing Your Biggest Concerns About Hiring A Virtual Assistant

This module covers one of the biggest questions most entrepreneurs have: "Am I even ready for an assistant?" How to figure out if you are ready for that next step.

Are You Ready To Hire A VA?
How to Hire a Virtual Assistant
2 Lectures 16:36

When hiring a virtual assistant is it important think of the qualities you need for your assistant to have. This module lists different qualties and skills you should look for when hiraing an assistant.

Qualities Of The VA You Need To Hire

Virtual Assistant Qualities
1 question

Identify ways to find a virtual assistant. This module also includes important information to ask when interviewing a virtual assistant.

Actually Hiring a VA - How To
How to Work Successfully with a Virtual Assistant
4 Lectures 13:32

What are the next steps once you find a virtual assistant you'd like to hire? This module answers that question and gives you ideas on how to protect yourself and your business when hiring an assistant.

You've Found A Virtual Assistant You Like - Now What?

Success tips for working with a virtual assistant. Tools that entrepreneurs and small business owners can use to sucessfully work with an assistant.

Best Practices To Get The Most Out Of Working With Your Virtual Assistant

Hiring a virtual assistant in your country or out of the country. This module contains practical tips in making that decision.

Should You Hire A VA Inside Your Country or Out? Some Considerations...

A review of what new skills you now have when hiring a virtual assistant to help you in your business.

Hiring a Virtual Assistant Wrap Up And Review
About the Instructor
Daniel Hall
4.2 Average rating
299 Reviews
13,991 Students
16 Courses
7-Figure Publisher

Daniel Hall is an author, speaker, consultant, coach, lawyer (JD from Texas Tech University), nurse (BSN from University of Texas at El Paso)and sometimes blogger. He is also the creator of the popular “Real Fast" training programs designed to help authors, speakers, coaches, consultants, trainers, Internet marketers and entrepreneurs effectively grow their businesses faster and profit more effortlessly.

Daniel's first product was the super-successful and very popular Speak on Cruise Ships program which is designed to help speakers trade their public speaking talents on luxury cruise ships worldwide. Now Daniel conducts special “self-selecting" auditions to help speakers determine whether the cruise speaker opportunity is right for them or not.

Daniel had learned so much about writing, publishing and marketing in the launching and growing of “Speak on Cruise Ships" as well as many other books that he began to develop other products based on his new skill sets. For example, his next super-successful product was Real Fast Book which teaches folks how to write, publish and profit from a book real fast. In fact, you can learn his number one secret for fast book writing free by clicking here.

Thereafter, he created a number of other products under the “Real Fast" brand including – Real Fast Book Marketing (with John Kremer), Real Fast Book Distribution (with Elaine Wilkes), Real Fast Affiliate Profits, Real Fast Webinars (with Tom Antion), Real Fast DVD (with Mike Stewart) and Real Fast Traffic Plan.

Along the way Daniel has kept a very active speaking schedule sharing the stage with folks like Brian Tracy, Mark Victor Hansen, Tom Antion, Barbara DeAngelis and many others at events all over the country. He has also continued to speak internationally as an enrichment speaker for Celebrity Cruise Lines “Beyond the Podium" program and Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines enrichment program.

Luanna Rodham
4.4 Average rating
10 Reviews
1,035 Students
1 Course
Marketing Virtual Assistant

"SQUIRREL!" If your head is easily turned by a new idea, Luanna Rodham is the one to help you find focus, clarity and results in your business. Luanna received her BS in Special Education in 1995, subsequently worked in inner-city schools as a Special Education teacher. In 2003 she started her marketing virtual assistant career in order to stay home with her three children.

The combination of her online marketing expertise with her Special Education skills enables Luanna to help her highly creative clients bring their ideas to fruition.

Luanna's clients read like a Who's Who of movers and shakers in the online world. By taking care of the day-to-day details in her clients' online businesses, they are able to focus on the big picture and creating products and services. As a result, her clients' revenues climb and their businesses grow.