VApreneur: The Emerging Cost-Efficient Way of Outsourcing

I usually leave my cameras at home whenever I attend seminars and workshops. This is for me to focus on the purpose of acquiring all the maximum knowledge that I could accumulate.

Yesterday’s #VApreneur workshop held at Bluefin Grill, Metrowalk is one of the good fortunes that I can be able to attenf to when time and opportunity is on my side. I’m glad that my blog mentor, MJ Gonzales, dragged me to this event that eventually lead me to the answers of some questions I have in my mind regarding important career matters. I would also like to thank Also, thanks to Jen and Ms. Sherlane for this opportunity.

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What happened at the VApreneur Road Tour Project?

For me, all we need is an open mind when attending workshops. It’s either you’re willing to learn more or you’re open to entertain new things from something highly valuable.

The VApreneur workshop promoted women empowerment and is advocated and facilitated  by Ms. Rochefel Rivera (Online Business Consultant / VApreneur Coach / professionalvas), Sherlane Fortunado (Social Media Strategist / Blogger / Fortunate Online Solutions), Bernice Biong (Strategic Communications Consultant / WhiteHat Copy), Maria Cristina Pre (Virtual Assistant – Writer / Athena Online PH) and Mychele Chrystienne Tan Remonte (Event Organizer / MYX’d Media).

vapreneur-3Going beyond the textbook is one of the best ways to learn. And at #Vapreneur,  encouraged  to invest in our skills — skills set matters.

“VAs should not be priced based on location but on skills and work value,” tells Rochefel Rivera from that very enlightening talk.

To further promote her advocacy, Roche started the Professionalvas-academy.com to train and be a coach to new and aspiring VAs. She also partnered with Sheila J. Davis in bringing leapfrogVAnetworkPH.com here in the Philippines to connect VAs and their ideal clients.

By its true definition, virtual assistants (typically abbreviated to VAs and also called virtual office assistants) is generally self-employed individuals who remotely provide professional administrative, technical, or creative (social) service(s) to clients from their home offices.

The VApreneur empowers existing and aspiring VAs to compete in the global market and fuel their businesses and professional careers for aspiring and current VAs right in the comfort of their homes.

“My vision became very clear, to partner and help as many stay-at-home individuals to build and grow their dream business while they take care of their families and enjoy both worlds through his virtual assistant business,” adds Rochefel. We were taught to leverage with skills, a wide variety of skills set,worthy to various professionals who need assistance to tasks that they may not handle.

Rochefel designed a comprehensive training where you will learn:

  • How to find clients anywhere in the world
  • Competitively price your services
  • Utilize and maximize your skills and passion
  • Transition from employee to entrepreneur
  • Build a legitimate business from home
  • Establish online authority
  • Become your own BOSS!

Why hiring Filipino Virtual Assistants?

Hiring Filipino virtual assistants is an emerging cost-efficient way of outsourcing nowadays as they are able to manage general VA, article / content writing, SEO tasks, web development and programming, graphic design, video and audio editing, or any other virtual tasks that you can think of. You can choose to hire on an hourly basis to a specific project and pay them depending on their level of experience and efficiency.

With this workshop:
• we’re able to learn new ideas and more effective work approaches at work
• get the opportunity to meet the influencers and like-minded individuals
• connect to our co-attendees in an intimate learning environment
• build trust
• determine the flexibility and cost effectiveness of this career
• relearn classic traditional techniques as well

This #VApreneur workshop has been in partnership with Awe-mazing Photography, Payoneer, When in Manila, VanSol Travel & Tours, and The Happy Organics.

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