Types of Freelancers

You have a big list of tasks and projects you’d like to outsource. Now it’s time to start advertising your need for these various freelancers by posting projects and/or contacting suitable candidates.   There are two main types of freelancers that you’ll uncover in your search:   Local freelancers – These are the ones who…

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Plan Your Outsourcing

Before you can run out and start posting jobs to be outsourced, you first need to evaluate your needs. Figure out what jobs you need done, both in the short term and long term, and the variety of areas.   Consider first that each of the jobs you need done will fall into one of…

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Growing Your Business with Freelancers

If you’ve ever wanted to grow your business working just a few hours per week, then outsourcing to a Freelancer is the key! A Freelancer frees up your time so you can do all the things you really enjoy.   But to make the best of this you really need to know how to:  …

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Welcoming New Clients

An introductory telephone call to your new client is very important. It not only allows the sharing of some vital information, but also sets the stage for your future business relationship. Before making that first call take some time to build a checklist of key points that you would like to discuss with your client,…

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Project Management System

Either at start-up or as your business grows you may want to consider using project management software such as Sharepoint or Basecamp to help manage your client base and workload. These systems generally provide ways to electronically accept incoming projects, delegate tasks, document details, track progress, and keep a permanent record of completed jobs.  …

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The changing face of business

The face of business is rapidly changing and is no longer confined to walls and geographical borders. As a result, companies are requiring more flexibility in their administrative staff to keep up with the global marketplace and its various time zones. Many business owners are opting out of the traditional brick and mortar existence but…

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