Work From Home Guide for Freelancers or Virtual Assistants

Homebased Online Work For Pinoy's Only (HOWPO)

One Stop Work From Home Guide for Freelancers or VA’s

Be in Demand

Consistently learn and upgrade your skills. Build up your portfolio and provide results.

Dale Basilla
Dale Basilla
Founder of HOWPO

Build Relevant Skills

Most clients look for a VA or freelancers with more than one skill to get their money’s worth and save at the same time. For me, it is important to learn different relevant skills and also specialize on a specific relevant skill to provide results.

Learn from an Experienced VA or Freelancer

One of the best way to succeed is to learn from those who are experienced working at home or online work. Learn tips, their past mistakes, and improve your mindset to help you grow.

Find Your Own Niche

We always hear this all the time and the best way to know your niche is to start working on the things you think you’ll like. After you have gained experience, it will come to you which niche you’ll like to do.

Work From Home Jobs Guide


English as a second language or well known as ESL is one of the most common home-based jobs and is by far the easiest to apply with. It is the most in-demand job since English is the most widely spoken language.

Content Writer

A content writer refers to an internet-savvy individual who creates engaging web materials, including but not limited to, marketing contents, blogs, research papers, reviews, articles, and a whole lot more.

Data Entry

Online data entry work involves inputting the gathered data into a computerized database, including spreadsheets and information tables. Data encoders provide the needed assistance to various companies and organizations with regard to data entry activities and processing of gathered information.

Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant is one of the most popular roles freelancers take on. Many businesses, from start-ups to big companies, recognize the importance of virtual assistants. Because they delegate many of their mundane tasks to their VA's


The use of social media, however, has matured beyond being just an online platform where people can post comments or upload pictures. With social media, you can clearly define your business goals


Working as an audio and video transcriptionist at home can be an interesting career path for Filipinos with impressive typing speed and great attention to detail.


Even though it may seem complicated but sometimes we need knowledge of SEO. Due to a lot of SEO guide from renowned SEO experts, most of them are paid and very expensive. Check out some free guides here.

Web Design/Developer

What most Filipinos love to try is to create a website whether for their blog, business, and travel but hesitant to make since they don’t know how to make one. Check out some steps and guides for you to follow.

What Other VA or Freelancers Have to Say

"Helped me improve my craft and build my portfolio."
Eunice Buenaventura
Content Writer/ESL Teacher
"Learned a new skill and get to build my portfolio."
Melissa Tumbiga
Mel Bedoria Tumbiga
VA/Content Writer
"HOWPO has everything you need to help upgrade your skills and talent from expert advice to career recommendations. Keep in mind that more talent would mean greater opportunities."
Aldrich Tan
Aldrich Chua
Content Writer
"For those who want to start as an ESL teacher, this site offers a lot of information to choose from."
Maribelle Gelbolingo
Maribelle Gelbolingo
ESL Teacher
"Helpful information for newbies"
Gizzle Montemayor
Gizzle Montemayor
FB Ads Specialist
"A lot of helpful information in the ESL industry"
Alyssa Silawan
Alyssa Silawan
Manager A.I English

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