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Do you suffer from Superman or Superwoman syndrome? Trying to do it all and be it all can hurt not only you but your business. Learn how to step back by outsourcing online to increase your effectiveness, save time and maintain your sanity. Online sites like Fiverr enable you to outsource simple tasks like logo creation, while sites like oDesk and PeoplePerHour allow you to generate and price bigger and longer tasks. Anything from content creation to programming to website analysis to focus groups can be outsourced. You can even have Task "Rabbits" do your grocery shopping for you!



Save Time, Money and Sanity with OutsourcingHalina Zakowicz

Why Outsource?

Youre not sureYoure procrastinatingYoure fumblingYoure out of time

What Can be Outsourced?

Content creationOnline marketingWebsite creationCustomer service/human resources/accounting/legalGraphic design Apps, videos, programse-commerce Weird stuff: Grocery shopping, waiting in line, anniversaries

Outsourcing SitesMicrojobs (small, flat fee)Fiverr, Fourerr, TenBux Mechanical Turk TaskRabbit

Bigger jobs (larger one-time fee)Textbroker, Constant Content, oDesk, eLance,, Business2Blogger, 99Designs, FittyTown, Gigbucks ($5-$50)

Outsourcing SitesContract jobs (per hour/task)oDesk, eLance, PeoplePerHour TryMyUI, Userfeel, Userlytics, UserTestingDigital Point Forums

Virtual assistance (long-term service) Virtual Office Temps (

Outsourcing scale

What you can outsource on Fiverr

The top rabbits are bewilderingly energetic, gregarious to a fault. Theyre the sorts of people who would make good personal assistants to celebrities, but instead theyve become assistants to regular peoplea quick succession of regular people, even, within a single day.-Wired, TaskRabbit Turns Grunt Work Into a Game

Outsource standing in line, laundry and grocery shopping

But dont do this

Should You Outsource Overseas?AdvantagesTime differenceLow price Shorter hiring processMany candidatesSpecialists

DisadvantagesNot Made in USAMore hands-onLanguage discrepancies Finessing/editing needed Few Jack/Jill of all trades

Offshore up an offshore officeProduct testing Customer data mining Customer/technical supportSocial media posts/bloggingWebsite creation

Virtual Office Temps

Virtual Office Temps profiles

What else can you outsource?