Conscientious Virtual Assistant

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We are looking for a Virtual Assistant to work alongside us for a number of projects we are running. We have 3 or 4 'brands'/websites which we are looking to promote, but are continually expanding

Below I have listed the initial requirements, but we anticipate these growing. This role will start small and expand as we do.

This role will require a trial period which will involve 8 hours over the course of a whole week.

Upon successful completion of a trial period we will be open to negotiation of hourly rate depending on your skill set, in the region of $10-$15 per hour.


- Become an active member in related forums/google groups by posting questions and answers

- Blog commenting on strictly relevant blog posts

- Promotion of Squidoo Lenses - Liking other lenses, and posting frequently in the Squidoo forum

- Tumblr and Pinterest account management

- Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus and Linked In management (posting on our pages, posting on other people's pages, retweeting, following other relevant people, and building social circles/followers)

- Identify Facebook/Twitter ad swap opportunities, and contact relevant fan pages/twitter pages to perform swaps or paid for posts/tweets

- Repeat pinning/posting of blog posts/Squidoo lens's to revive interest

- Submission to Digg/Reddit/Stumbleupon

- Finding high quality copyright-free images relevant to our blog posts and information products

- Identify guest post opportunities

- Guest post outreach to prolific bloggers in our niches

- Monitoring social trends of topics within our niche that we might blog about

- Blog post curation - This is an important (but new) part of our websites, which requires you to find posts from unique sources, and write 100-250 words outlining the post you have found. (More info and training will be provided on this, but requires you to have a clear and appealing writing style) to add value to the original article

- Fact finding for infographic creation (not design). We will occasionally create infographics, and will require basic internet research to find the facts and figures to include on it.

- Daily reports of your work

- Maintenance of IFTTT recipes on a weekly basis to ensure they are all working

- Creation of product reviews

- Rewrites of product descriptions to be SEO friendly

Required Skills

- Self starter, who has experience doing this type of work without needing to be hand held

- Quick to learn

- Completely white hat and valuable community input (this is 2013 after all!) - strictly no black hat, automated commenting or forum posting - 100% manual

- New social media accounts to be created with bios and avatars provided by us

- Record all details of social media accounts in a central location

- Record all details of posts in forums and blog comments

- The use of google alerts and any other tools you have used in the past to be alerted of new items on the internet

- You need to be able to speak, read, and write perfect English, with an appealing and friendly writing style

- We are not looking for an SEO expert, but an understanding of basic SEO would be required.


You must also be familiar with the following software: Microsoft Office, Google Docs, Dropbox and Skype. Other software may be required (eg. Market Samurai) which we can provide training on.

We also be offering a profit sharing incentive scheme on any new profits we earn as a result of your work. 6% of earnings will be paid as a bonus after 3 months, and will increase over the year.

Do not reply to this advert if you do not meet the criteria OR you are currently too busy to fill this role.

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