save time, money and sanity with outsourcing
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DESCRIPTIONDo 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
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, Freelancer.com, 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)Onlinejobs.ph Virtual Office Temps (virtualassistantjobs.com)
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 outsourcingMicrosourcingwww.microsourcing.com/Setting 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?