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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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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Manage Your Time

Time management is crucial to running a successful home based business, regardless of what that business may be. It is tremendously easy to get caught up in domestic responsibilities, hobbies, family and friends, or other things that you like to do since you are after all at home. However you need to be well disciplined…

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Professional Conduct

It is extremely important to your success as a business person that you conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times. This includes knowing how to deal with any crises or difficult situations that may arise. While being in business for yourself can be liberating, it also means that you are the person who…

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Go That Extra Mile!

Strive to be more than just the person who takes care of the day to day administrative needs of your client’s business. Show your clients that you are truly invested in their business. Become an integral member of their team. Let them know that you want to build a long term relationship. Offer sound advice…

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Welcome Package

A Welcome Package can be used to introduce your company, your services, and outline your policies and procedures to your new clients.  It is something that is completely optional, but is a great way to “get your foot in the door’ and expand on that great first impression you already made. Some of the items that could be…

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