Dear fellow small business owner:
When you think of outsourcing, what do you picture?
Do you picture a call center in India with people answering customer service calls?
That’s certainly one type of outsourcing opportunity, but it’s not where the greatest value is for YOU, as a small business owner or entrepreneur.
When done right, outsourcing can mean the difference between being a struggling one-man /woman show and a thriving, profitable business
In fact, there are HUNDREDS of opportunities for you to free up your time by outsourcing tasks in your business.
….and customer service isn’t necessarily one of them.
You can outsource all those little pesky tasks that suck up hours of your time, leaving your brain too numb to make important strategic decisions.
You can outsource the jobs that you would normally have to spend hours learning how to do yourself. After all….
Why waste your time learning how to do some complicated job that someone else already knows how to do better?
You are the CEO of your own business, and you need to start thinking that way when it comes to running it.
The problem is that many people start trying to delegate, and end up doing it themselves instead.
After all, only YOU know how you want it done!
Well, it doesn’t have to be that way. You just need to follow a proven process and take the time upfront.
You’ll end up saving hours and hours of time in the long run.
I’ve created a course that will teach you step-by-step how to get started outsourcing by using the proven process that other successful small businesses use.
Outsourcing for Small Businesses
A Step-by-Step Guide
Do any of these describe you?
➢ Your business growth is at a standstill or is growing too slowly because you just don’t have the time to focus on the big picture.
➢ Your family hasn’t seen you in days because you spend all your hours working on building your business
➢ You haven’t taken a vacation in months or years because your business needs you all the time
➢ You feel stressed out about your business all the time
➢ You’ve tried delegating to others, but they never do the job the right way or they disappear
➢ You’d like to outsource some tasks, but you just don’t know where to start
If any of those sound vaguely familiar, then you need to take a look at my newest course….
In Outsourcing for Small Businesses, I’ll walk you through the whole process of getting started with outsourcing – step-by-step. You’ll even have started outsourcing your first tasks by the end!
You’ll set your goals for outsourcing, and identify exactly which tasks to start outsourcing first.
You’ll put together an outsourcing plan and walk through the steps for hiring your first outsourcer.
And, you’ll learn how to manage your outsourcers effectively so that you can build the ultimate dream team for your business.
By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:
➢ Determine which tasks can and can’t be outsourced
➢ Identify which parts of your business shouldn’t be outsourced
➢ Identify the risks of outsourcing and how you can overcome these risks
➢ Create your own outsourcing plan, step-by-step
➢ Generate a list of tasks to outsource and prioritize them according to cost, ease, and most immediate results
➢ Create a job specification document for the first task you’ll outsource
➢ Locate several places where you can find outsourcers, and the pros and cons of each
➢ Assess your potential candidates and determine who is the best for the job
➢ Outline what to say when you reach out to outsourcers
➢ Set up the detailed information your new outsourcer will need to complete the job
➢ Draft documents that communicate your company’s philosophy, policies and protocols to your new virtual staff
➢ Identify tips for effectively growing and managing your virtual team
➢ Avoid common pitfalls that businesses run into when outsourcing
We’ve divided up the course into easy, bite-size sections so you won’t get overwhelmed. And, you’ll have no reason to procrastinate!
You’ll also get graphics and tools to help you remember what you’ve learned and to put it all into action.
For each section, you’ll get a Workbook to take notes and complete the activities, along with an Action Plan Checklist to keep by your side as you expand your outsourcing activities.
Want the specifics?
Here are the topics we’ll cover in each major section of the course:
Introduction: The What & Why of Outsourcing
Understand the meaning of outsourcing, how it works, and how it can help small business owners and entrepreneurs like you.
Module 1: Identify Tasks to Be Outsourced
Identify a wide range of tasks that can be outsourced for your business, as well as which tasks to avoid, what risks are involved, and how to choose which tasks to outsource first.
Module 2: Create Your Outsourcing Plan
In Module 2, you’ll draft a plan that clearly outlines your goals and expected results for outsourcing, what you’ll outsource, and where you’ll start.
Module 3: Find the Best Contractors for Your Team
In Module 3, you’ll put together detailed job specifications for your first outsourcer and walk through the process of finding and hiring that person for a project or task. You’ll look at the types of questions to ask in interviews, how to test the person, and what you need to agree on.
Module 4: Building & Managing Your Team
Now that you’ve started outsourcing your first task, in Module 4 you’ll identify what you’ll need to do to build a true ‘dream team’, including a plan for introducing new members and ensuring consistency in processes, styles, language, communication, brand, and customer service.
Module 5: Common Outsourcing Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
Outsourcing can go smoothly and easily, but it can also hit a few bumps along the way. In Module 5, you’ll identify and understand the most common outsourcing mistakes and how to avoid them.
Conclusion: Create Your Action Plan for Success
You’ve started outsourcing by the end of this course, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. In the concluding module, you’ll spend some time reviewing what you learned and you’ll put together a checklist and action plan for moving forward to success.
By the end of the course, you’ll be well on your way to freeing up huge chunks of your time so that you can focus on the critical parts of your business.
You’ll be able to spend your time on the most important value that YOU add to your business.
And you’ll FINALLY be able to find the time to plan and implement the growth of your business.
You’ll even be able to take a vacation if you want!
Don’t waste another minute on tasks that someone else can easily do for you. Start outsourcing your business and making your life easier today! ☺
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