Established Virtual Assistant Companies in the VA Profession

Virtual assistance became a trend when the innovation of technology has evolved. By means of advanced technology, the normal working environment has changed. With virtual assistance on the rise, the regular company set up has transformed into a somewhat casual yet still professional office setting. In virtual assistance, an office isn’t even required.

A competent virtual assistant (VA) delivers his output through the Internet. The assignments and tasks are being handed over by virtual assistant through email or instant messaging. Since the communication is through the Internet, it creates an opportunity for many skilled individuals to engage in this kind of job around the world.

The many benefits of being a virtual assistant captured the attention of small businesses or companies to put up a business in line with this. The big number of individuals who are in the virtual assistance profession have stirred the business industry to take a chance on this business. The following virtual assistant companies have established their name in the field of virtual assistance, offering their service to various clients.

Kim Hughes and Company

A virtual assistant herself, Kim Hughes formed this company that offers real estate services similar to other virtual assistant companies. Her 10 years of experience in residential, commercial, leasing, new construction, mortgage lending, short sale and foreclosures inspired her to build a business to which she considers herself an expert. Her background and rigid training sharpened her skills to make her an excellent real estate virtual assistant.

Virtual assistant companies like this one provide blogs, branding, daily tasks, implementing office procedures and systems, Internet and direct marketing, listing coordination, marketing implementation, newsletters, presentations, referral campaigns, referral marketing systems, search engine optimization, social networking and website creation.


In May 2001, Gayle Russell started to operate E-Quill in Victoria British Columbia, Canada. The company’s services include word processing, spreadsheet design, business meetings, conferences, and seminars, internet research, database creation/data entry, Powerpoint presentations, bookkeeping and proofreading.

Merrick Management and Media Services

With 24 years of experience in administration, Taryn Merrick decided to have her own business and entered the virtual assistance profession equipped with her superb skills. Taryn started Merrick Management and Media Services in 2004 which she manages and owns and at the same time serving as the principal of the said company.

Like other VA companies, it offers administrative support, personal assistant services, artist administrative management, social media assistance, graphic designing, restaurant administration assistance, educator support and non profit agency support.

Miracle Assistant

Stacey Normandy, founder of Miracle Assistant, started this virtual assistance business in 2001 outside of Los Angeles, California. Miracle Assistant offers good quality services in call management, contact management, business correspondence/email review, research, retail management, collections and transcriptions.

Docutype Virtual Assistance & Web Design

Founder Janice Byer introduced Docutype Virtual Assistance & Web Design in 1998. They provide web page design, flash animation, website hosting, general word processing, enhanced word processing, desktop publishing, manuscripts and animated banners to those who are interested in their service.

JCR Virtual Services

Like others, Jessica Riesenbeck also declared her independence and joined other virtual assistant companies in the business when she launched JCR Virtual Services in 2004. Project management, project coordination, research, calendar management, organization, travel arrangements, invoicing, accounts payable, database management and personal assisting services are some of the services they provide for their valuable clients.

Those above are just some of the many virtual assistant companies that exist today. You can search them on the Internet to check them out.