It’s never easy being a mom trying to juggle a work at home job with a family life. 15 years ago, most people never even heard the acronym WAHM (work-at-home mom). Women usually had to make the decision to stay at their 9am-5pm job and find childcare or become a stay at home mom without any additional income.
Luckily, a question today’s Moms can ask is “What kind of work can I do from home? According to parenting.com the desire for family flexibility is the number-one reason most Moms want to work from home.
Working as a virtual assistant (VA) is a great option for today’s WAHM. Having an administrative, marketing or accounting background is very beneficial to the current demand for virtual assistance. However, there are many other professional skills that can be done virtually. Working as a home-based VA can be a very rewarding and profitable venture when considered thoroughly and executed strategically.
So what will help...
Sometimes file sharing is as easy as emailing clients back and forth. When files are too large to email or you want a place for them to “live” online, there are other plenty of options.
Below are some of the more popular file sharing programs that are free or inexpensive. They are easily used on a Mac or PC, and most have apps for handheld devices also.