Stop Doing Everything and Hire HelpNov 09, 2022
Being a business owner or entrepreneur doesn’t mean you must do all the work to see results or need to stay busy all the time. Having these kinds of high expectations keeps you and your business back from seeing the success it deserves. Low self-esteem and energy are not healthy for business or your overall health and mental clarity.
Here are five tips designed to help you let go of control and hire more help so you can better manage your time to lead a more productive business:
Highlight Your Weak Points and Other Stress Areas
The best place to start is the business areas that you are not too comfortable doing or lack enough education to do well. Accounting and customer service are by far the most common areas people outsource. Accounting takes years to understand, and customer service can often be tedious and stressful.
Develop A Clear and Direct Job Description
To gain actual value from having employees or contractors, you need to find the right person for the job. Create a clear and direct job description listing all your expectations and requirements for the job. Don’t skip on the little things or hold back on anything. In fact, always share the points of the job that you find the most challenging right away. The point is to be sure that those who try to apply for the job are the best for the position.
Utilize A Virtual Assistant
Let your virtual assistant take over the tedious and time-consuming tasks, including customer service or scheduling and setting up important meetings and other similar and repeatable tasks.
Hire Expert Freelancers
Hire freelancers that specialize in specific areas such as social media marketing or content creation. Expert freelancers can better set up your social media pages, add campaigns, and more to increase your engagement to maximize results and profits better. This is because they have the dedicated time and resources to become an expert in their field. When you can focus on one subject, you can master the processes and techniques to get it done faster.
Use Smart Phone Applications to Find Hires
There are so many different applications and companies designed for hiring help for many other business areas in a matter of seconds. Some popular choices include:
- TaskRabbit– Find any repair person from your fingertips the same day. From moving trucks to cleaning services, contact deliveries, and more. TaskRabbit allows you to create tasks, send messages and pictures to a certified tasker easily and professionally.
- Fancy Hands– The most popular US-based service to find your next virtual assistant all on the same day.
- Fiverr– On this platform, you can find just about any freelancer or service required for business and more, starting at just five dollars a project.
You don’t need to do everything to be successful. Use these tips and tools and get more help today.
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