Using Money to Buy Back Time - The Power of Outsourcing

02-July-2012 9:01
in Start Up Business Advice
by Admin

If you really thought about it, you would be absolutely amazed at how many things can be outsourced, but only if you know what you’re doing and can express your needs clearly and concisely. If you can’t, or have difficulty hiring the right people to get the job done, then you may want to look into our managed outsourcing service managing.  As this article on effective outsourcing shows, it's not without it's pitfalls.

Many people think of outsourcing as “hiring someone overseas, but this is an incredibly outdated definition. These days, outsourcing just means no need to hire an in-house employee when a freelance or contractorr can do it for you more efficiently. Once you realize that outsourcing is simply hiring a freelancer to work for you short term, then a whole new world of options opens up to you.

The following list of 150 common business tasks can all be easily outsourced, and should hopefully spark your imagination for ways you can delegate the everyday tasks that need to be done in your business.

Accounts Payable
Accounts Receivable
Ad Writing
Administrative Assistance
Advertising Placements
Affiliate Banner Design
Affiliate Product Research
Affiliate Program Setup
Article Directory Submissions
Article Writing
Article Marketing
Audio Editing
Autoresponder Series Writing
Blog Content
Blog Upgrades
Brand Reputation Management
Branding and Publicity
Brochure Layout
Budgeting & Forecasting
Building Maintenance
Business Analysis
Business Plans
Classified Ad Submissions
Classified Ad Writing
Complaints Management
Custom WordPress Installations
Customer Satisfaction Monitoring
Customer Support
Data Entry
Desktop Publishing
Direct Marketing Management
Directory Submissions
Directory Listing Management
Disclaimers and Terms of Use
Document Formatting
Domain Name Research
eBook Makeovers
eBook Writing
eCover Design
Editing Books
Editorial Content
Electronic Commerce
Email Handling
Email Marketing Campaigns
Email Whitelisting
Event Planning
eZine Article Submissions
eZine Content
eZine Editing
Facebook Updates
Facebook Advertising
Fact Checking
FAQ Writing
Forum Posting
Forum Moderation
Flyer Design
General Office Help
Google Analytics Setup
Google Analytics Monitoring
Google Adwords Management
Helpdesk Support
Inbound Marketing
Internet Research
Inventory Management
Keyword Research
Keyword Rich Content
Knowledgebase Building
Landing Page Copy
Landing Page Design
Landing Page Layout
Lead Generation
Leaflet Distribution
Legal Research
Legal Transcription
Link Building
Link Strategy
Live Chat Support
Logo Design
Manage eBay Listings
Market Research
Medical Billing
Medical Law
Medical Transcription
MySpace Updates
Newsletter Publication
Offline Marketing Strategy
Order Fulfillment
Photoshop Design
Plugin Installations
Powerpoint Presentations
Press Release Submissions
Press Releases
Privacy Policies
Product Reviews
Public Relations
Records Management
Refund Processing
Sales & Marketing
Sales Representation
Sales Training
Salesletter Copywriting
Scheduling Teleseminars
Search Engine Marketing
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Shopping Cart Setup
Social Bookmarking
Social Media Management
Social Media Marketing
Speech Writing
Spreadsheet Management
Squidoo Development
Subject Matter Experts
Tax Returns
Technical Writing
Telephone Support
Thank You’s and Follow Up Notes
Translation (any language)
Travel research
Twitter Updates
User Guides
Voicemail Handling
Video Editing
Video Marketing
Video Optimisation
Web Buttons and Banners
Web Content
Web Design
Web Host Management
Webmaster Services
Website Maintenance
Word Document Templates
Word Processing
Writing and Editing

That's it.  150.  Count them if you want.  Hopefully that's inspired you.  And remember, if you want help picking out the best freelancer for your needs, contact us about our managed outsourcing service.