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Save Time, Money and Sanity with Outsourcing

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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 …

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!

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  • 1. Save Time, Money and Sanity with Outsourcing Halina Zakowicz
  • 2. Why Outsource?  You’re not sure  You’re procrastinating  You’re fumbling  You’re out of time
  • 3. What Can be Outsourced?  Content creation  Online marketing  Website creation  Customer service/human resources/accounting/legal  Graphic design  Apps, videos, programs  e-commerce  Weird stuff: Grocery shopping, waiting in line, anniversaries
  • 4. Outsourcing Sites  Microjobs (small, flat fee)  Fiverr, Fourerr, TenBux  Mechanical Turk  TaskRabbit  Bigger jobs (larger one-time fee)  Textbroker, Constant Content, oDesk, eLance, Freelancer.com, Busines s2Blogger, 99Designs, FittyTown, Gigbucks ($5- $50)
  • 5. Outsourcing Sites • Contract jobs (per hour/task) oDesk, eLance, PeoplePerHour TryMyUI, Userfeel, Userlytics, UserTesting Digital Point Forums • Virtual assistance (long-term service) Onlinejobs.ph Virtual Office Temps (virtualassistantjobs.com)
  • 6. Outsourcing scale Price Management
  • 7. What you can outsource on Fiverr
  • 8. The top rabbits are bewilderingly energetic, gregarious to a fault. They’re the sorts of people who would make good personal assistants to celebrities, but instead they’ve become assistants to regular people—a 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
  • 9. But don’t do this…
  • 10. Should You Outsource Overseas?  Advantages – Time difference – Low price – Shorter hiring process – Many candidates – Specialists  Disadvantages – Not “Made in USA” – More hands-on – Language discrepancies – Finessing/editing needed – Few “Jack/Jill of all trades”
  • 11. Offshore outsourcing  Microsourcing  www.microsourcing.com/  Setting up an offshore office  Product testing  Customer data mining  Customer/technical support  Social media posts/blogging  Website creation
  • 12. Virtual Office Temps
  • 13. Virtual Office Temps profiles
  • 14. What else can you outsource?

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