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Post your virtual assistant project on oDesk and find intelligent and organized VAs who provide sales, email, training and administrative support. You’ll find reliable freelancers who have excellent English communication skills, in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint) and Google Analytics. They may have experience in basic keyword research, search engine optimization (SEO) and Internet marketing concepts, as well as CPM and PPC campaigns. They can conduct Internet research and competitor analysis, or prepare detailed PDF reports, manage your WordPress, Drupal or Joomla CMS and website content. They can also add, remove and update product listings in your eCommerce website.

A virtual assistant (VA) provides remote administrative, technical or personal support. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, professional virtual assistants can schedule appointments and meetings, help with event planning, write articles or prepare contracts and proofread business documents. They can also manage social media accounts, update social network profiles, handle personal tasks, and provide you with full-time virtual assistant services via Skype or Google Voice.

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Virtual Assistant Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Virtual Assistant projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Virtual Assistant Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 2,329 Virtual Assistant projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Virtual Assistant Jobs

Time needed to complete a Virtual Assistant project on oDesk.

Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

Virtual Assistant oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.59.

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Wessam M.

Wessam M.

Freelance Web Developer

Egypt - Last active: 11 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 24

I am a Web Designer & Developer specializing in Responsive Design, front-end, back-end development, Familiar With : Blog/CMS implementation , Facebook , Youtube , Google Analytics ,eCommerce ,E-marketing , SEO . Over the last 4 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using- √ PHP/PHP5,MYSQL, √ HTML/HTML5, √ CSS/CSS3, √ Javascript, √ jQuery, √ WordPress,Joomla √ Photoshop , √ UI / UX Design √ Twitter Bootstrap √ Responsive Web Design WordPress is my most favorite development area. My Major expertise is- √ WordPress Blog development √ PSD/HTML to WordPress theme development √ WordPress theme customization √ WordPress Plugins/widgets development & customization, √ Making custom post type √ WooCommerce √ Membership My objective is to provide professional services in web development and solution. The Customer Satisfaction is my Primary objective and my Goodwill secondary. Seeking long term successful cooperation with the right employer.

$15.00 /hr
83 hours
5.00
JEWEL AHMMED

JEWEL AHMMED

Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Serv...

Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

I am expert in Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Server Linux & Windows, Website Migration / Transfer Etc. I developed many high quality web applications using these. I have 4 years work experience in using PHP & MySQL database. Also, I have worked with many types of Web Server & Mail Server. So, I have strong knowledge about all Server/Hosting related issue. I will provide the Quality, the Communication, and the Service that you need for your project to be successful. Effective communication with you by Phone, Email, and Skype is an essential part of building a long-term working relationship. I look forward to building a good working relationship. Thank You. JEWEL AHMMED

$15.00 /hr
225 hours
5.00
Oleksandr N.

Oleksandr N.

Senior System Administrator, Security officer, Mig...

Ukraine - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 16

YOUR POSITIVE FEEDBACK IS THE HIGHEST AWARD FOR ME ;) Will do my best to assist you in any questions and tasks you may have =) Here is some info about my experience. SUMMARY Specialties: Information Technology / Internet / IT Division / Computer security/ Internet Services / System Administration/ Webmaster Support / Web Analysis/ SEO / SEM / Internet Marketing Web hosting services (SSD hosting solutions) EXPERIENCE: d(-_-)b Linux/Windows system administrator, Operations team EuroVPS/WebDomSolutions January 2012 - May 2013 Greece, Athens Responsibilities: - Tickets; - System administration and monitoring. Theoretical and practical skills: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Debian/Ubuntu, FreeBSD, Windows Server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: Virtuozzo, OpenVZ, VMware, Onapp Xen, Apache CloudStack; - Setup/configuration: nagios, kayako, racktables, confluence, observium, nginx, php-fpm, liteSpeed, Apache CloudStack, Hostbill, WHMCS, redmine; - Control panels: Plesk, WHM Cpanel. - Database Administration: SQL Server, MySQL, MariaDB ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ <( -'.'- )> freelancer SEO freelance October 2010 - March 2012 (1 years 6 months) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ o(^_^)o System Administrator / Techsupport Webintellects/Webhostgian/Jumpline/Webdomsolutions November 2010 - March 2012 (1 year 5 months) US, Ohio Responsibilities: - Live Chat support, Tickets; - System/Server/Control Panel administration; - Nagios monitoring; - Internet research and work with technical documentation. Operating Systems: * RedHat/CentOS,Fedora * Windows server 2003/2008 * VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo Containers); Advanced theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Operating Systems: RedHat/CentOS/Fedora, Windows server 2003/2008; - Virtualization: VPS setup and configuration (Parallels Virtuozzo); - Security: Advanced knowledge of Linux security, Firewalls ( IPtables, CSF, APF, BFD, Fail2Ban), Encryption ( SSL), SSH, Host Security Auditing; - Software: Apache servers (versions 1.3.x/2.2), DNS (BIND 9), QMail, Sendmail, exim, LAMP, Plesk/Exim/Cpanel (installing/upgrading/maintaining), Drupal, Wordpress, Joomla, OsCommerce applications, Yum/RPM usage; - Database Administration: SQL Server 2003/2008, MySQL, MS access. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ b(^_^)d Internet Marketing Specialist || Web Analyst DCoM Soft, Inc. December 2009 – August 2010 (9 months) Responsibilities: - Internet Marketing strategy and tactics - Information architecture and Web site content planning - Research of partners - Internet Market Research - Research Usability Design - Online promotion of company's web-based products Skills: - Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) - Paid online Marketing / Pay per Click Management (PPC) - SEO Copywriting/Editing - Social Media Optimization and Marketing (SMO/SMM) - Experience running USA-targeted social Marketing - Writing press releases - Social networking (Twitter, Facebook, Google follow etc) - Google Products, AdWords/AdSense, Google Analytics, Webmaster tools, Google Merchant, etc. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ \(^_^)/ Customer Relations Representative || Advanced Technical Agent Ecommerce, Inc. May 2007 – October 2009 (2 years 6 months) Responsibilities: - Sales, billing and technical support in solving problems reported by clients; - Chat, helpdesk system, correspondence; - View, Adaptation, "repair" clients' sites; - Basic server/service diagnostic and reports to sysadmin department; - Internet research and work with technical documentation; - Work in team. Basic theoretical and practical skills in such areas: - Linux / Unix OS, Windows server 2000/2003, Windows XP/98; - Servers: Apache, bind, sendmail, ProFTP, MySQL, SQUID / SOCKS, MSSQL, Samba; - Easy coding: PHP, PERL / CGI, HTML, JavaScript, CF, ASP,. NET, C + +; - Widely used protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, SMTP, POP, IMAP, FTP (s), TCP / UDP, etc); - HSPHERE control panel (versions 2.3 and 3).

$34.88 /hr
1,222 hours
5.00
Aminah Nuraini

Aminah Nuraini

Web Scraper Specialist |Web Developer|PHP|Git|Rege...

Indonesia - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I'm a native Indonesian recently graduate from Software Engineering at Bandung Institute of Technology, the best college for techniques major in Indonesia. My main skill is on Web Developing (Especially REGEX, and Web Scraper), and Software Testing(QA). I am currently active in "The Center" English Club, so I am used to socialize with native American. I have experience in : - Programming (Javascript, CSS, HTML, Regex, XPATH, PHP, SimpleHTMLDom, Node.js, jQuery, Git, Github, Python, Git, C, C++, Java, etc) - Fluent in English (TOEFL PBT:593/677; TOEIC:867/990) - Fast cable internet connection (6Mbps on average, ping 15ms on average) - Office tools (MS Word, MS Excel, Google Docs) - Fast Typing (60 word per minute/WPM) - Native Indonesian - Photoshop (basic) I also have experience on popular platforms like Wordpress and Google Adword. I am a very tech savvy IT person. According to my previous client, I am dedicated and detail oriented. I have a great dedication to guarantee my client satisfaction. I am also a fast learner. When I was doing internship, I was able to make two back-end Python software from scratch by only learning Python for two weeks.

$70.00 /hr
674 hours
5.00
Anke Moen

Anke Moen

Dutch language services

Spain - Last active: 09/08/2014 - Tests: 6

I am a native Dutch speaker currently living in the north of Spain. I have experience in transcribing and translating from English, Spanish and Italian to Dutch. I also have broad experience in research and administrative support. Before I moved to Spain I worked several years in the legal field; as a paralegal in Italy (2 years) and as a lawyer in The Netherlands (4 years). In Spain I took a fashion design course and I worked in the fashion industry as an international buyer and as the head of the buying department (6 years in total). Since embarking on my freelance career, I have worked on many different projects, covering a wide variety of styles and topics, translating from English/Italian/Spanish to Dutch and vice versa, pre-editing a book on marketing (English) and preparing the content of websites. I offer the following services: TRANSLATING, LOCALIZATION AND PROOFREADING English > Dutch Spanish > Dutch Italian > Dutch With an LL.B in Dutch Civil Law (The Netherlands), an LL.M. in European Law (England) and a Certificate in Fashion Design (Spain) and over 6 years of experience in the advisory and litigation practice and another 6 years in the textile industry, I have developed two main areas of expertise: legal and textile. My goal is always to provide high-quality. Having lived and worked in several countries I have the cultural knowledge needed to adapt your content to the target audience. I know when to be literal and when to convey the tone of the author. Depending on the complexity of the text I can deliver a 2000-2500 word job in 24 hours. RESEARCH AND CONTENT WRITING Since a year I combine my activity as a translator with website content writing. So far I have worked on three projects (tourism and wine), providing all written content, including slogans, legal documents etc. as well as making all necessary arrangements for programming. ADMIN SUPPORT With over ten years of experience organizing people and projects I have developed good organizational skills. I can help you streamlining your business and personal tasks so you can forget about the details and stay organized and productive. I’m a hard worker with an eye for detail and I’m committed to deliver before deadlines. I look forward to working with you!

$20.00 /hr
246 hours
5.00
Em D.

Em D.

Project Manager, Graphics Designer, Web Programmer...

Philippines - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 108

General services offered: * Project Management (mobile/game apps) * Graphics Design / Illustration (Illustrator, Photoshop) * Web Programming (from scratch or Wordpress) * Quality Assurance / Testing * Documentation (technical, academics, test scripts) Others, in some detail: * eBook formatting (Word, PDF, InDesign) * Powerpoint & Prezi business/academics presentations * Virtual Assistance (dynamic & diversified!)

$17.78 /hr
2,376 hours
4.78
Lauren K.

Lauren K.

Professional, Dependable, Driven Administrative Pr...

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

Over the past four years I have continued to grow and learn. I have a strong business background and can learn anything new very quickly. My main goal is to always impress my employers and go above and beyond the requested needs. I'm a perfectionist and a "do'er". I come from a small town which breeds honesty and loyalty. Hire me and you will not be disappointed. A few of my skills: - Fluent written and verbal English skills - Writing has always been one of my talents - Outgoing and willing - Trustworthy - Management Experience - Able to work under pressure - Multitasker - Detail Oriented - Driven, Deliver projects timely - Computer and tech savvy - Some wordpress content experience - Friendly, easy to work with I'm only looking for long-term job opportunities at this time.

$18.89 /hr
5,499 hours
4.95
Silvina E.

Silvina E.

Translator/Experienced Biligual VA/Data Entry/Inte...

Argentina - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 8

I´m looking for a freelance job that allows me develop my experience as Administrative Assistant. I`ve been doing assistance tasks for more than ten years assisting several international companies in my country and outside it. I`m very experienced on the subject, I have a Degree in English Language, exellent grammmar and orthography. Also accuracy and speed in typing.I have exellent development of all the Package Microsoft Office, I have a very good Pentium 4 with Windoiws XP, a fast internet connection, msn installed, skype account too.I manage internet and mail delivery to perfection, also I manage updates of databases, labels designs, advertisements, any kind of commertial letters, mass mails delivery, any kind of internet duties, internet research, data entry... I`m very experienced uploading and downloading information/pictures from the internet. Also scheduling diaries and organising seminars.   I´m a very organized, reliable, hard working and responsible person, who takes care in her job.There´s not complicated job for me to develop. I´m looking for new challenges.

$16.67 /hr
2,452 hours
5.00
Farsab Butt

Farsab Butt

Web Apps / Web Developer,Sr.PHP5(OOP),MYSQL,HTML5,...

Lithuania - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 21

My Skills: * PHP, MySQL Database Driven Applications enhanced by JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, HTML5, CSS3 * Wordpress Development - Wordpress Theme Development with backend - Wordpress Plugin Development * BigCommerce Management * Object Oriented Programming * Custom Content Management Systems Development * Clean and Robust Coding * Working with any API * Semantic Markup/Valid Code * Document Object Model (DOM) Manipulation/Working with DOM. * Webpage Structure (Microdata) * Magento - Ecommerce Solution * Data Structure and Data Controlling * MVC Framework (Codeigniter) * Database Structure and Relational Databases * Complex MySQL Queries * Backbone JS * SlimPHP API * AutoCAD * Great Potential to pick up and eager to learn Latest web technologies to expand the skill set. 2200+ Quality and Productive Hours on oDesk. Over the last 6 years, I have developed a wide range of websites from Scratch and from CMS such as Wordpress including sites for companies, small businesses and Magazine or News sites . My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. Ability to build Database (MySQL) Driven Applications with PHP (Object Oriented Programming approach). I work using WAMP stack (Apache, PHP, MySQL). I also have experience in the following areas: AJAX, Adobe Photoshop,Cpanel, webmaster tools, and SEO (Whitehat).

$20.00 /hr
2,262 hours
4.93
Rene Gall

Rene Gall

Speedy translations, online administration and ser...

Netherlands - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1

I worked for the biggest brewery in the world. I have been an office manager, call center manager and a sales manager. Worked in The Netherlands, Indonesia and The Philippines. Currently i live in The Philippines where i have plenty of time to do any kind of projects online. From translations, teaching and online administration till writing dive instructions. Right now i am teaching English, Dutch and Spanish to Filipinos. I am studying Tagalog (Filipino). I speak Dutch, Frisian, English, German, Portuguese and Spanish.

$34.44 /hr
0 hours
5.00