Task-Based VAs are great for handling quick, one-off assignments like appointment setting, online research, travel planning, and other small administrative jobs. Normally this is sold as a monthly subscription service that includes a set number of requests. You’ll find task-based virtual assistant companies in the US and overseas, and you can check out the reviews of all them here at Virtual Assistant Assistant.

Overall Rating4.614.614.614.614.61
Quality of Work4.414.414.414.414.41
Communication4.54.54.54.54.5
Value4.824.824.824.824.82

Efficise

Efficise is a virtual assistant and business outsourcing firm based in Karachi, Pakistan. The company launched in 2012, with the goal of helping people all over the world enhance their efficiency and productivity. Since then, Efficise has grown into one […]

Overall Rating4.884.884.884.884.88
Quality of Work4.884.884.884.884.88
Communication4.884.884.884.884.88
Value4.884.884.884.884.88

Global Max Line

Founded in 2012 by SJ Josenna, GlobalMaxline.org is a virtual assistant company in India with a sales office in the United States. The service targets small business owners and busy professionals, with both task-based assistance and dedicated hourly plans. Global Max Line […]

Overall Rating4.134.134.134.134.13
Quality of Work4.134.134.134.134.13
Communication4.134.134.134.134.13
Value4.254.254.254.254.25

OkayRelax

OkayRelax is a new task-based virtual assistant company based in Tampa, Florida. The business was founded in 2015 with a mission to help busy people save some time and sanity. About Okay Relax OkayRelax operates on kind of a hybrid […]

Overall Rating3.623.623.623.623.62
Quality of Work3.823.823.823.823.82
Communication3.643.643.643.643.64
Value4.274.274.274.274.27

Habilis

Habiliss (formerly Habilis and occasionally iHabilis) is a virtual assistant service and online lifestyle manager that offers to aid busy professionals and business owners. The company is based in Chennai, India, and primarily serves customers in the US and the […]

Overall Rating3.643.643.643.643.64
Quality of Work3.53.53.53.53.5
Communication3.213.213.213.213.21
Value3.713.713.713.713.71

TimeSvr

TimeSvr.com is a virtual assistant company that was founded in 2008. The company is based in Pakistan, and was actually the service I used to hire my first full-time assistant. As a customer, you can opt for dedicated assistance or […]

Overall Rating3.233.233.233.233.23
Quality of Work3.53.53.53.53.5
Communication3.463.463.463.463.46
Value3.583.583.583.583.58

Rent A Smile

UPDATE: I think Rent A Smile is out of business. I haven’t heard from them in years. Please see below for Rent A Smile alternatives. Rent A Smile is a virtual personal assistant and small business outsourcing company based in […]

Overall Rating4.54.54.54.54.5
Quality of Work4.54.54.54.54.5
Communication55555
Value55555

Kitedish

Kitedish is a WordPress support company providing support to clients who need help operating their WordPress sites. The company was formed in 2014 by a team of WordPress developers. They initially offered support through the Upwork platform, but empowered by […]

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Value55555

Perssist

Perssist is a virtual assistant service that’s part human and part technology. Over time, Perssist learns user preferences and becomes more integrated into users’ daily routines via personalization technology. Various existing and upcoming third-party app integrations help Perssist work directly […]

Overall Rating2.812.812.812.812.81
Quality of Work2.842.842.842.842.84
Communication2.812.812.812.812.81
Value2.742.742.742.742.74

Fancy Hands

Fancy Hands is a New York-based virtual assistant company that was founded in 2010. In itself, it’s not a revolutionary business model, but what sets Fancy Hands apart from its low priced outsourcing competition is its use of US-based, native-English […]

Overall Rating3.333.333.333.333.33
Quality of Work3.673.673.673.673.67
Communication3.673.673.673.673.67
Value3.333.333.333.333.33

Speedlancer

Speedlancer is the first freelancing platform to harness the power of the crowd for speed. The Melbourne, Australia based company opens its doors in 2014, but uses a unique crowdsourcing methodology to quickly deliver tasks for clients. Speedlancer targets business owners who […]

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Quality of Work55555
Communication55555
Value55555

dailyPA

DailyPA is a task-based virtual assistant company serving the UK and European markets. The business was founded in London in  2012, and utilizes an all-UK staff of professionally trained virtual assistants. When you lead a busy life as most people […]

Overall Rating55555
Quality of Work55555
Communication55555
Value55555

TaskRabbit

TaskRabbit is task-based outsourcing company with a local twist. They’ll handle virtual tasks like most of the other companies here, but their real specialty is in local, hands-on assistance. TaskRabbit got its start in Boston in 2008, and has since […]

Overall Rating1.711.711.711.711.71
Quality of Work2.292.292.292.292.29
Communication1.711.711.711.711.71
Value2.142.142.142.142.14

WP Curve

WP Curve wants to be your outsourced IT department for WordPress sites. The company was founded in 2013 and has quickly grown to hundreds of paying customers because of the dead-simple service: unlimited 30-minute WordPress fixes for $79 a month. […]

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Buizoffiz

Buizoffiz is a virtual assistant company based in Chennai, India. They are a relatively new company in the virtual assistant space, starting operations in March of 2015. They aim to provide virtual assistant services to business owners and entrepreneurs. Offering […]

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$99 Social

$99 Social provides outsourced social media services for small businesses that don’t have the time or the expertise to actively engage with their customers online. The company aims to provide social media posts and activity on sites such as Facebook, […]

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Mint Lifestyle Partners

Mint Lifestyle Partners is a virtual concierge service aimed at high-powered high-lifestyle individuals. The UK-based company was founded in 2010, and also maintains an office in Dubai. Mint specializes in lifestyle assistance, originally created to serve the needs of the […]

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MobileWorks Premier

UPDATE: MobileWorks Premier is now LeadGenius, a specialized service offering lead generation for B2B sales and marketing teams. MobileWorks is a California-based outsourcing company that was founded in 2011. Specifically, they brand themselves as “socially responsible crowdsourcing,” connecting a network […]

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Time Dog

UPDATE 12/11/2012: Time Dog has merged with iBlog Media Group, and has stopped taking new virtual assistant clients and requests. Time Dog is a task-based virtual assistant company based in Tampa, Florida. The business began in 2011 and has grown […]