Be the 10%

Every day millions upon millions of people are dragging themselves out of bed, taking a shower, getting dressed, gulping down a quick cup of coffee, and maybe scarfing down some breakfast if there is time, to head out to jobs in big office towers or factories; the brick and mortar world. All the while these…

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Attitude

Attitude: A settled way of thinking or feeling, typically reflected in a person’s behavior. We all know the phrase, “He/she has an attitude!” But we usually think of it in a derogatory or sarcastic sense. We don’t think of attitude as something positive and necessary to be successful in business, and in life. Many people…

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Hire the Best Freelancers

If you have just two or three prospective freelancers left on your list after the due diligence process, then you can go ahead and hire them all.   There are two main reasons for hiring multiple people:   You can find out which freelancer does the best job for you.   Remember, even freelancers who…

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Evaluating Freelancers

Okay, so now you know why you should invest time upfront to do your research and find the best candidates. Now let’s look at some of the steps involved in the actual due diligence process…   Check feedback ratings If you’re hiring a freelancer from a freelancing site (like Elance.com), then you have the advantage…

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Sort Through Prospective Freelancer Candidates

You’ve got your list of freelancers. But don’t hire anyone just yet. That’s because the next thing you need to do is sort through these prospective candidates in order to uncover those who’re most suitable for the job.   Before we get into the details of this process, let me make a couple points:  …

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Posting Projects and Ads

Obviously, the way you approach finding a freelancer is going to depend, in part, on whether you’re seeking a local freelancer, a remote freelancer (or perhaps either one).   So let’s have a look at five of the most popular ways to find these freelancers…   Post projects on freelancing sites One of the most…

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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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Decide What to Outsource

You’ve got a big list of tasks in front of you. But the question is, which of these tasks should you outsource?   If you already have a big business budget in place, then the answer is you can outsource almost everything. This allows you to work just a few hours a week. You’ll use…

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Brainstorm and Evaluate Your Needs

Take out a clean piece of paper or open a new word processing document on your computer and list ALL the tasks you do in your business. This includes your daily tasks (like customer service) to the tasks you do regularly, but less often (like your quarterly taxes).   To help you get started, here’s…

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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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