Starting a business? It’s always a tough task to get off the ground. And with the myriad of tasks that come with your small business how are you able to keep tabs on all of it while maintaining sanity? One approach that you can take is to outsource certain duties to freelancers. In big business, this is thought of as a bit of a dirty word, as outsourcing is thought of as cheap labour over regular, permanent staff members. But in the small business world, SME or start-up environments, it is considered a necessity. There are plenty of reasons to get a freelancer to do the smaller tasks.

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It Frees Up The Smaller Tasks

If you have a pile of basic admin tasks that you have been putting off. Or you haven’t had the time to do them as there have been more pressing matters at hand, you can outsource them to a freelancer to complete. This is a great way to get them done quickly and to shave many hours from your workload. And if you are in the throes of being a one man band. Or you are working on your partnership. This will give you plenty more time to balance out the work-life approach that has leant in the direction of the former for so long! As well, if you have needed to undertake research into things like marketing trends. Or your direct competitors. You can give it to them to compile a report for you.

You Will Have A Lot More Choice In Who Works For You

People are now leaning towards freelancing especially as there are more freelancer websites and the opportunity to do additional work on top of their employment. With rising costs and holidays (Christmas is coming!) comes a need to earn money quickly. You will have a bigger pool of resources to choose from.

Outsourcing Dirty Word

It Is Easier To End Freelancer Contracts Than Regular Ones

Freelancer virtual assistant contracts are easier to end because of the nature of a freelance contract. Staff members are never tied into a permanent fixture of work and so these types of contracts have a lot fewer rules and regulations. From both sides of the coin, you know what is expected of the other side. If a freelancer is not pulling their weight, it can be ended with minimal casualties. If there ever is an issue with a freelancer, you can set up your business with a company that forwards mail to you, so your personal address is not plastered over all the details. You can set up this with websites like business address –

It Is Easier To Keep Communication To A Minimum

You’ve assigned a task. They get on with it. Simple. Provided you have laid out all the information, and what you expect, along with a deadline, there shouldn’t be any constant emails going back and forth. It gives you time to run your business properly and not worry about the small tasks. You’ve allocated them, so that should be taken care of with minimal communication.

Karan Sharma
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Outsourcing: Is It A Dirty Word In Small Business? was last modified: January 7th, 2017 by Karan Sharma
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