Tuesday, January 08, 2008

Need someone to Call the dry cleaners? Win a Virtual Assistant!

After reading "The Four Hour Work Week" by Tim Ferris, I have been fascinated with the idea of having a Virtual Assistant. Someone to handle the minutia in my life.

Well, if you, like me, have wondered what it would be like, now is your chance! Elance, a very reputable company that links freelancers with companies needing service, has a new contest. You can Win a Virtual Assistant for One Year! Here is the information from their website:

What If You Had a Virtual Assistant?

Do you have big plans for your business in 2008, but not all of the resources you want to make a big impact? Dream big, because you could win a Virtual Assistant for 2008!

Travel Plans, Data Entry, Word Processing, Transcription, Market Research, Event Planning, Presentations, Calendar Management, Online Marketing
How to Enter the Contest
Answer this question: How would you use a virtual assistant to grow your business or improve your personal life?
Send your answer—in video, written or audio form—to Elance via email or snail mail: 441 Logue Avenue, Suite 150, Mountain View, CA 94043. Written entries must be 500 words or less, and audio and visual entries must be one-minute or less. Entries must be received by January 25, 2008 11:59:59pm PST.
Remember, the contest is open to all registered Elance Members who have an Elance Account in good standing at the time of entry, so if you haven’t established an Account yet, establish one now—it's free!


One Grand Prize Winner will receive Elance promotional credit redeemable for the purchase of $5,000 in services on Elance.
Three Runner-up Winners will each receive Elance promotional credit redeemable for the purchase of $500 in services on Elance.
Ten Honorable Mentions will receive a copy of best-selling business productivity book The 4-Hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss.

The full information on this contest is available by CLICKING HERE.

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