Business At A Glance
Startup Costs: $2,000 – $10,000
Home Based: Can be operated from home.
Part Time: Can be operated part-time.
Online Operation? No
Independent personal assistant services arebecoming extremely popular and widely utilized by business owners andcorporate executives that occasionally have a need for a personalassistant, but not on a full-time basis.
Duties performed by a personalassistant include everything from booking appointments to returningtelephone calls and, in some cases, even picking up dry cleaning.
Additionally, most personal assistants are required to have computerskills as well as their own computer equipment and often travel isrequired to accompany the client to trade shows, business functions,and out-of-town business appointments.