5 Benefits of Outsourcing for Online Biz Owners

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When you are in business for yourself, especially one that is conducted online, you’ll find there are a number of different things for you to learn about that can save you time and make you money. Outsourcing is by far one of the more exciting things to discover and put to use.

All too common is the business owner who feels that he or she has to do everything in order for things to go smoothly for his or her online venture. This couldn’t be farther from the truth! In case you’re curious about why so many online business owners are singing the praises of outsourcing, keep reading to see just five of the many benefits it can bring.

More Value for Your Time

When you own an online business one of the most important things to remember is how much your time is really worth. When you think about the dull or repetitive tasks that you are doing, you’ll find this work is not worth your high per hour price tag! When you outsource, you’ll pay someone else to take care of those responsibilities while you give attention to the more important, money-making projects.

Saving Resources

Think about everything that goes into the tasks that you would outsource. This will range from things like your time and space to costs, such as Internet access and software. After awhile all of these costs add up. For instance, graphics software can get quite expensive. If you are outsourcing an activity, you get more than just the task itself out of the way; you will also get someone who specializes in areas of your business that you may not know quite as well as or have no desire to learn. More than likely these people will already have the tools needed to complete their assignments.

Depending on the project, this might save you money and learning time. This brings me to the next benefit of outsourcing.

Going to the Experts

The tasks you are outsourcing might be ones that you have no desire to learn about, whether they are troubleshooting, manufacturing, taking orders, website design and maintenance , or something else. By handing the work over to an expert who enjoys and makes it his or her business to know these things, you’ll be able to take advantage of the helper’s knowledge in the area without having to learn it yourself. This, in turn, will give your customers or clients more than you could possibly give them yourself.

Expand

When you outsource, you will soon realize that you are in a great place when it comes to getting more involved with your business. You will be able to expand and provide everything your customers need. Outsourcing frees you up to try new things with your business, learn more and experience new aspects of your industry.

Accountability

When you outsource, you will have a contract with the person or company you are working with. By having someone else who is depending on work from you, you are more apt to stay ahead of the game by planning better and making sure that your tasks are getting completed as well.

When you first begin learning about and implementing outsourcing techniques within your business, you’ll find out those boring or repetitive tasks can easily be handed off to someone who enjoys doing them. This will allow you, as the business owner, to free up more time to concentrate on more important aspects of your business, such as product creation , advertising , networking and other marketing practices.

These are the things that will help your business to grow even more profitable.

I can help you with several of your outsourcing needs. My specialties are proofreading and editing , along with doing transcriptions of your interviews, web casts, radio shows, web seminars, etc. and I have finally started taking on some setting up and maintenance for my Social Networking & Marketing clients and friends.

Remember, I am a Virtual Assistant who LOVES to do editing, proofreading and transcription assignments! Check out my new “retainer plans” on my rates page and you just might find that outsourcing is the way to go for YOU!

Jan Tallent
Tallent Agency Virtual Assistance

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