Freelance virtual assistants are an alternative to going through one of the virtual assistant companies. You can find freelance VAs in a number of locations, including Upwork, FreeeUp, and even Fiverr. These sites allow you to specify your exact requirements in advance, and are great for project-based tasks.

We’ll help you navigate the various options for finding a freelance virtual assistant, and include advice on what to look for, what questions to ask, and warning signs.

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FreeeUp

FreeeUp is a virtual assistant service that offers virtual assistant services to customers all over the globe and specializes in the eCommerce industry. They are a relatively new company to join the virtual assistant space, starting operations in October 2015. […]

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OnlineJobs.ph

OnlineJobs.ph is a Filipino job board that caters exclusively to remote online work opportunities. It was created in 2009 by Utah-based entrepreneur John Jonas as a way to connect the affordable Filipino workforce with business owners in North America and […]

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Upwork (formerly oDesk)

Note: oDesk.com has rebranded to Upwork.com. Upwork, like Elance, is a community that brings together contract workers and employers. The company has been in business since 2003, and now serves hundreds of thousands of clients all around the world. They […]

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Fiverr

Fiverr.com is one the hottest new outsourcing companies. Built around a very simple concept – what people will do for $5 – Fiverr is a rapidly growing community of freelance workers and people who hire them. In fact, some of […]

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Horkey HandBook Virtual Assistant Finder

The Horkey HandBook Virtual Assistant Finder is a VA recruiting service by Gina Horkey. A professional VA and freelancer writer herself, she began training others to become virtual assistants as well. The VA Finder tool came about as a way […]

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Elance

Elance.com is one of the world’s largest communities of freelance employees and people looking to hire them. Since their beginning in 1999, Elance has grown to a network of over 2,000,000 contract professionals. The company is based in Mountain View, […]

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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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Codeable

Codeable (codeable.io) is an on-demand service for WordPress tasks. The Denmark-based company was founded in 2013 and employs more than 100 WordPress experts in the US and Europe to solve WordPress problems for customers. Think of them as a hyper-specialized […]

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HireMyMom

HireMyMom.com is an online employment outsourcing service that specializes in working-from-home moms. The company was founded in 2007 by entrepreneur Lesley Spencer Pyle, a mother who had formerly worked in public relations and as a desktop publisher. The site aims […]

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99designs

99designs is the crowdsourcing design marketplace that is probably first-to-mind for most people. I first learned about the company at a conference in 2008, and since then the Melbourne, Australia-based business has grown by leaps and bounds. In fact, 99designs […]