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Ten steps to outsource your online business


Published on - Outsourcing is one of the modern day miracles of business. If you don't master this now, you only get swamp with a whole ranger of activities you don't really need to be doing. Learn the 10 steps to successfully outsource your own line of business. The benefits range from just plain necessity to more profits and greater personal freedom.

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Ten steps to outsource your online business

  1. 1. Ten Steps to Outsource Your Online Business Andrew McCauley Heather Porter
  2. 2. OUTSOURCING??? In this day and age, there are so many things that we have to concentrate on as business owners. If we don’t start outsourcing some of these tasks we’ll never finish what we need to get done. Learn the 10 steps in OUTSOURCING your online business.
  3. 3. 1 DEFINE Go and figure out exactly what it is you do and what you don’t want to do. Outsource those things that you don’t want to do. List it into 4 groups. “What I do” “What I do that I don’t like doing” “What I want to do” “What can I delegate”
  4. 4. 2 DECIDE DECIDE WHAT’S FIRST! Base it from the list created above. Write out exactly what it is needed to be done. Outline the action steps you would follow Break those steps into simple actionable step Give your outsourced employee the information and results you’re looking for
  5. 5. 3 IDENTITY LOOK FOR THE SORT OF PERSON YOU LIKE TO HAVE AS YOUR WORKER. Treat this like any other job interview process. Ask them things like: What sort of skill level do they have? How many hours in a week are they looking for? What sort of qualifications do they have? Are they good at speaking in English; can they communicate very well?
  6. 6. 4 POST YOUR JOB There’s a number of places to go to and post jobs. Create a document that outlines all the things that youre looking for in a candidate. What sort of skills are you looking for? What sort of English can they speak? What sort of money are they looking for? You can definitely add more criteria.
  7. 7. 5 SEEKLOOK FOR THE RIGHT APPLICANT! You’regoing to get a whole range of applicants.Don’t get too hung up on the price. Look atwhere your budget is at and what these peoplemean by charging that sort of price.
  8. 8. 6 SORTING THROUGH THEAPPLICATIONS Sort through those applications. Take the application as evaluation tool in the first place. Check their resumes with past employment Verify what sort of project’s they’ve done for other companies. Look at the answers that they have for other people’s job postings.
  9. 9. 7 INTERVIEW Typically like a normal interview. But the question is, how do you interview properly? Make the interview questions in advance. Estimate how much skill they possess regarding the particular topic you want them to focus on. Give them a scale of 1-10 to answer Check out their portfolio if there is. Test their knowledge on the spot
  10. 10. 8 TRIAL PERIOD You’ll find so many people have a range of falsities on their resumes particularly on the online world. SO CONFIRM IT! Give them a task to do. Dont give it to them entirely. Leave some of it missing.
  11. 11. 9 TRAININGTRAIN AND ORGANIZE THEM.Utilize screen capture programs like:Screenflow ,Camptasia and Jing. You may opt touse tools like Dropbox or Googledocs forsharing community folders.
  12. 12. 10 LET GO!The final thing is let go. Let them go anddo the work. Don’t micromanage themotherwise you’ll find that they won’t dotheir jobs properly.
  13. 13. THANK YOU!