This is similar to a virtual assistant position, but doesn't require making appointments or needing any extensive skills. To do email and phone handling, you would mostly do things such as cold calling, answering queries over phone and handling emails. Business owners generally tend to hire support staff to handle these tasks, as they're often too busy to do them themselves. This is one of the simple ways to earn additional income along with your regular income.
In order for you to obtain email and phone handling jobs, here are some steps you can take:
* Get yourself registered in all the freelancing sites like elance.com, guru.com, and odesk.com
* Check job posts to see what people are looking for and apply for the jobs that demand your skills How much can I make out of Email/Phone handling jobs?
* You can expect anything from $3 to $10 per hour depending on your experience and if there are any skills you should know about beforehand (at times - very rarely - you might need to know about complex topics).