Fancy Hands

What: An online and mobile app providing researchers and virtual assistants to those in need of the assistance, paying by the “task,” which may take a few minutes or a few days

Expected pay: $3 to $4/“task”

Commissions & fees: NA

Where: National

Requirements: A computer; high-speed internet and research skills



  • Good concept


  • Tasks usually take at least an hour, but the site assumes tasks to be about 20 minutes (Clients only pay $5, and the virtual assistant gets only $3 or $4/task
    • Individuals and companies can assign some of their daily tasks to Fancy Hand’s virtual assistants, for instance, you might have the assistant find you a better cable company. Or have them research particular products or services in your neighborhood

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