What wouldn’t we do to have someone personally take care of all our chores! Imagine if one could find a person to handle all the chores and even if for a fee, it would save us the time and effort to trudge around doing them. Keeping this in mind, a very good idea for a job is that of a personal assistant. This is an option for an online as well as an offline job.
Think of some elderly people who cannot go shopping for even their groceries. They will be extremely relieved and happy if they have someone to do their chores for them. This is a good opportunity to offer your services to them even if for a fee and they will be happy to have their work done. This is small scale idea and can be expanded to more people in your neighborhood. All you need to do is advertise or pass out a few flyers and then have your happy customers promote you to their family and friends.
The idea of a personal assistant doesn’t limit to just one who does the shopping and delivery. One can also assist in paying the utility bills or the do some odd jobs around the house. If you are a youngster looking to earn some extra bucks, you can take advantage of online shopping websites. This helps save a lot of money since there are often deals and all and you can market yourself to the clients saying you will help them save some money. This is a sure shot good idea and has great potential for expansion.
The best way to promote your services is also through the medium of the internet. By setting up a good website advertising all your services and fees for every service sending out the information is the way to go. If there is a community centre in your neighborhood, out up some notices there telling people of your services.
The online aspect of being a personal assistant can be a piece of cake for those who have a good handle on working with the computer and utilizing the benefits of the internet. Often elderly people are so lost with the world of computers and emails, they are on the lookout for someone to aid them.
Another good idea is to take some simple easy to learn classes of how to familiarize with the internet. Charging a small fee can be done and in return you can teach people how to pay their bills online shop and pay for items on the internet and all other small aspects that’s are second nature for youngsters. This way the older people benefit from learning about technology and you can earn some extra cash.
The only investment from your end that is required is to be friendly and patient. Meeting and getting to know people must be done often and one must surely enjoy this to be able to succeed. Get a start on it and see what a good help you can be to people around you!