When starting as a virtual assistant, it can be tempting to take all jobs to build your portfolio. However, to succeed as a virtual assistant, it is best to find a niche and become an expert in it.
How to choose your virtual assistant niche
You’ve decided that you want to start a virtual assistance business, but now what? How do you know which niche is best for your skills and interests? What are the most profitable niches this year? Which ones will be growing over the next few years? And how can you find out more about them without spending hours on Google or LinkedIn?
We’ll show you exactly how in this article here. Read on.
If you’re still struggling to find one, check out these steps to find your niche:
✅Find your passion
If you love helping the environment, you can focus on working with environmental experts. You will enjoy working with these people no matter the tasks you offer them because it’s what you love doing.
✅What skills do you have?
The first step is to make a list of the 5 things or skills that you have. What are some of the skills that you have and you think can use them to get paid? Are you good in graphic design & content writing? Once you have your list, focus on becoming an expert on those areas.
✅Write a list of your dream clients
Write down a list of your dream clients that you’d like to work with. After that, go over the list and figure out common things about the clients. These clients can give you a rough idea of who you’d like to work with.
✅Visualize yourself doing that job daily
Picking a niche and having the skills is not all you need. Picture yourself serving clients in that niche daily for the next 5 or so years. Are you comfortable? If not, you can always change to one that you are interested in.
✅Think of a long-term niche
Ensure you think of the long-term in terms of your niche. If you love making graphics you can become a graphic designer VA in the future.
Targeting everyone is like targeting no one. Use the steps above to find your niche.
Find a niche is like finding your perfect pair of shoes. Good luck
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