by: Marc Nacional (FVA Batch 8)

It’s 5 am in the morning. You get up from your bed, make a cup of coffee, and turn your TV on. It’s that morning show again which constantly reports about current events, price hikes, and traffic.

Traffic has been one of the reasons for being late; it causes delay and consumes a lot of time which you should have used for productivity. Being late at work means deduction from your hard-earned salary. A minute late and the deduction is already there, while being too early doesn’t matter at all.

Don’t worry anymore because thank God for freelancing! You don’t have to deal with the traffic and other hassles anymore.

Freelancing gives you the opportunity to stay home while earning cash, it offers flexibility and productivity with one’s craft. It gives you the choice where and when to work, and it allows you to multi-task and work for a lot of clients at the same time.

 

Working Behind The Scenes

According to www.executivevirtualassociate.com.au, a Virtual Assistant is an “invaluable support for you and/or your business, from a person you trust, but may not have met face to face.”

We work with the clients who needs assistance with their businesses, but there’s more than that. We help them succeed in ways that we can, not just for the payment but for the happiness of seeing our clients satisfied and prospering by giving quality and accurate tasks and/or result.

It’s the best work for someone who doesn’t like being in front of many people, for those who dislike spending too much time preparing for work and having dialogues with coworkers or customers.

 

Rough Start For The Smooth Journey

You don’t get a lot of drawbacks if you’re a freelancer, unless there’s no electricity, no internet connection and most particularly, if you are still starting out. There’s a few difficulties in starting: Where should I start with? What do I need? What do I need to learn?

Almost everything in life is hard if you’re still starting out like learning how to walk, writing an excuse letter, or making a blog.

 

Work Hard, Pray Harder

We only get what we give, no more, no less.” Whether you are finding a head start or big break, remember to give your best shot. Do whatever is necessary to impose that you are a competitive and a capable freelancer. Also, don’t forget to always pray to God.

 

Blessing In These Guys

If you think you’ve done everything you can do just to get your first client, but still you can’t get one. There’s one thing you haven’t tested out yet.

Lucky for you, there’s “Filipino Virtual Assistance”. FVA teaches general virtual assistance, social media management, SEO marketing and a lot more. FVA also guide freelancers in getting clients, techniques on making CV/resumes, how to handle an interview, and guides you every step of the way.

 

“Freelancers have allowed us to achieve things that would have been impossible otherwise” –Beth Granai