As small business owners, hiring full time employees is not always an option due to expenses such as health insurance, worker’s compensation, payroll tax and much more. The other issue is that most entrepreneurs are very talented yet are physically unable to do it all, this can stall business growth.
The solution is outsourcing, by outsourcing tasks such as day-to-day operations/back-end office assistance and much more. Technology has progressed to the point where work can be done from anywhere. There is access to qualified professionals for anything we do anywhere in the world. These freelancers are able to save the business owner:
- Time and money, allowing businesses to pump more capital into activities that will produce revenue.
- Increase efficiency, dong the work in house can lead to increase costs for customers.
- Ability to focus on core business and reduce risk, as there is a limit with expenses and time, taking away from these core business practices that bring income can lead a business to ruin. It is hard for small businesses to compete with the access of funding and resources that large companies maintain.
Once we realize how we can save time and money outsourcing professionals we are able to focus on what we want. There are many freelancers and our goal is to identify who can best help us with our needs. Keep in mind what your budget is and what you are willing to pay. Take the time to look at different professionals, once the bidding begins review each participants information thoroughly. That time that you spend reviewing the information will guarantee that your quality of work is to your standard. Once the project begins make sure that your suggesting changes and working with the
freelance to ensure the work is completed to your standards.
Stay tuned for the next blog to learn where to find qualified professionals. . .