#1 Advertising and marketing
Many companies operating online need virtual assistants to do the work of advertising and marketing for their products and services. since the inception of the use of the web for various advertisements, nowadays every business, big or small, is creating its own website for this purpose.
The website together with other social sites help such businesses gain the large target market and to do this, they need assistants who may be expected to work virtually through the internet. Since the internet connects a specific company to the international market, the companies are more likely to outsource their marketing and advertisement services to an individual in a particular location who probably understands better the market of the area. This way, many people have been able to get free online jobs that pay quite well.