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Post your virtual assistant project on Upwork 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 Upwork, 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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Average Virtual Assistant Freelancer Feedback Score

Virtual Assistant Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.60.

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  1. Wessam M.

    Wessam M.

    Freelance Web Developer

    Egypt - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 26

    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
  2. Oleksandr N.

    Oleksandr N.

    Senior System Administrator, Migration and Security L3 engineer, SSD

    Ukraine - Last active: 12 hours 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
    1,244 hours
    5.00
  3. 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
  4. JEWEL AHMMED

    JEWEL AHMMED

    Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Web / Email Server Linux & Windows

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 months 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
  5. Silvina E.

    Silvina E.

    Translator/Experienced Biligual VA/Data Entry/Internet/Any research

    Argentina - Last active: 1 day 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
    2,501 hours
    5.00
  6. Farsab Butt

    Farsab Butt

    Web Apps / Web Developer,Sr.PHP5(OOP),MYSQL,HTML5,CSS3,jQuery,VA,SEO

    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
    2,282 hours
    4.93
  7. Gemiloi Ella

    Gemiloi Ella

    Data Entry Expert/ Web Researcher/ Virtual Assistant/ Software QA

    Philippines - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

    Expert in the field of Data Harvesting/ Scraping, Research, Administrative Tasks and a good Virtual Assistant. Proficient in Office Applications (Word,Excel,Powerpoint) and Wordpress posting. Knowledgeable in creating and designing Databases (SQL). Experienced Software QA. My overall objective is to provide the most quality, top of the edge work a Provider could offer. My Buyer's business goal is also my personal goal.

    $5.56 /hr
    1,559 hours
    4.88
  8. Ivana Lazic

    Ivana Lazic

    QA testing, administrative support, proofreading, translation

    Serbia - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    As a Graduate philologist of General Linguistics, over the last 4 years I have worked as a proofreader and translator. I also have experience in administrative jobs, especially in data entry and typing jobs. QA testing is one more field which I consider to be very interesting, and would like to work in. I have a certain experience as a tester, and would like to improve more in this direction. I finished Training for e-business (advanced MS Office programs: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, MS Project; marketing and sales on the Internet; web design – Dreamweaver, html, css), so I also have some experience in those fields.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,596 hours
    4.75
  9. Jason Suen

    Jason Suen

    Experienced software QA, translator and business helper in HK, China

    Hong Kong - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 6

    What I can help you: - Software QA, application testing, bugs reporting and tracking - English, Cantonese and Traditional Chinese translation - Assisting in business projects focus on Hong Kong or Southern China My strengths: - Flexible working hours - Fluent in spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin - Proficient in written English and Traditional Chinese - Efficient, accurate and creative My experience: - Three years partner for a marketing company based in Guangzhou - One year QA coordinator and tester for Artificial Life Inc. (Mobile applications) - One year proofreader and translator for Financial Publishing Ltd. - Contracted in-country tester for Lionbridge (Console OS) - A number of software QA, localization, translation and assistant jobs through oDesk My location: Hong Kong (GMT+8) I am looking forward to different challenges and assist you in reaching your goal.

    $10.00 /hr
    64 hours
    4.98
  10. Veberlie M.

    Veberlie M.

    Data Entry / Web researcher / Chat & Email support

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 8

    I have worked with a variety of contractors including those based in the US, UK, and Canada. I have outstanding communication skills, great interpersonal skills, friendly and professional demeanor, the ability to multi - task and complete assignments on time. I am proactive,a self starter, and have the ability to follow through, capable of managing others with superior organizational capabilities.

    $3.50 /hr
    10,749 hours
    4.80