Small business with a tight budget? Stay competitive – outsource online!
In today’s high competitive market, that changes with the speed of light, outsourcing tasks online has become more and more common. It’s the step small of start up businesses take in order to keep up with their competitors and buy time to focus on their main core competencies.
All businesses need to be agile and keep up with the ever-changing market and due to the fact that the technology has become more sophisticated , market environments are continuously developing. As a direct result we should think smart and take an opportunity we are provided with : online outsourcing. The benefits? It’s fast, it’s cost effective, it can be done all over the world in a rapid manner and last but not least, it gives us the change to benefit from high skilled professionals, ready to assist our needs! If done correctly, it can save a lot of time and it helps us compete with large and more powerful companies that have the money to employ in house teams.
Having said that, let’s take a look and see an example of what are the exact areas we can outsource online to a third party provider and how does that impact our business.
You have a small business that deals with the selling of X products. You want to save your time and energy and focus on the thing you do best. But what about your online presence? What about online marketing, SEO, website and accounting? You can’t cover all the needs, you don’t have the experience to do that and most importantly – you don’t have the budget to employ in house teams or outsource to a third party company. The solution is simple: choose an online outsourcing world known site ( that deals with this line of business ) and get to work!
What can you outsource?
• Website development – a must in today’s market, as everybody searches online for the service they need. Either you want to admit it or not – you have to be present in the cyber space to make a difference;
• Content creation – creating content for your site is a time consuming task, that requires a lot of attention and can be done in a professional manner by a person specialized in the field. Have confidence, explain your needs, preview the result and publish online! A good copyrighter can easily connect a specific text to the target audience and focus on best parts of your business;
• Social media – same story as the website – you have to be present online, on all social media platforms. Perhaps you don’t have the time or the energy to spend your time on FB, Twitter, Linked In etc. But outsource this task, and it will be done for you, in your name, following your ideas and concepts. If done right, a good social media expert will increase your online community, attract new clients and promote your products better;
• Accounting and bookkeeping – a very important task, that needs to be done with care and attention – it allows you to focus on growth without worrying about potential tax issues;
Not all tasks can be outsourced and not all tasks should be outsourced because there are some parts of your business that only you have access to. But don’t be afraid to try this option either – it’s easy, cost effective and it can be done on a limited period of time, with a specific contract. Why not surprise your competitors with a fresh approach and a growing client base?
Best of luck!
Author : Daria Ionescu