Is it so wrong to just outsource

by Dr3a
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I want to outsource and just hire someone to build me a landing page/Blog...would this be ideal?
#outsource #wrong
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  • Profile picture of the author jmosticc22
    Nothing wrong with it if you can make money doing it like that, but I would encourage you to try to do it yourself first. Trying to learn a little bit about what you need to do will help you in the long run if you stick with it.
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  • Profile picture of the author ericver
    If you have money to invest, it's better to outsource. Why ?

    When you hire someone to build your landing page or blog, you can focus on more important tasks (writing emails, creating ads, writing guest posts etc.)
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  • If you can pay someone to do the little things for you, then go for it. The more time you can put into designing your business and moving it forward the better off you will be.

    There is absolutely nothing wrong with outsourcing small tasks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jeffery
    Originally Posted by Dr3a View Post

    I want to outsource and just hire someone to build me a landing page/Blog...would this be ideal?
    Yes, it is an ideal way. Not wrong at all. When I got started with online marketing I outsourced almost everything even though I could do all of the web work myself being an experienced webmaster. I outsourced from very talented Warrior webmasters experienced in online marketing just so I could see it done "right" the first time.

    Its like the first time as a teen I had to work in a store selling gifts. My mentor would not allow me to even talk to a customer until I learned how a experienced salesperson opened and closed the sale. Over the years I have learned how to do many things right the first time simply by having successful people mentor me.about their own specialty.

    Another good thing about outsourcing is you build contacts within this industry. Being a good customer also builds good relationships with merchants just as being a good merchant builds good relationships with customers.

    It's all about doing it right the first time rather you do it yourself or someone does it for you. Just do not get caught up in the decision making process and do nothing at all. If it is done wrong > learn from it > do better > do it right every time.
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  • Profile picture of the author Pablo Visconti
    Not at all!

    I think for example, creating the landing page, you could totally do on by yourself. It´s a good skill to learn and to have (it´s not really that hard either).

    Stuff like blogg creation and content writing and the likes, i can totally see outsourcing though. That does take a lot of time.
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  • Profile picture of the author onlinebizsol
    I outsource just about everything, but each time I pick up and learn parts of what I outsourced.

    Sometimes I end up enjoying the outsourced work, and do it myself from there on out, just because I like to - if IM and all online work has one single great benefit its allowing you to DO what you enjoy doing, and not do what you dont. Call it Optimal Time Management, quality of life, whatever.
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  • Profile picture of the author Dr3a
    Thanks Guys i loved hearing the input!
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  • Profile picture of the author laurencewins
    I have just finished revamping one of my WSOs, an eBook about freelancing and outsourcing and one of the major points I covered is that outsourcing is fine, even if you do know how to do something. You only get 24 hours in a day. Take out time for sleep, meals and other "life tasks." Then make a list of the things you need to do and you'll see that you may not be able to fit it all into the time frame.


    If you outsource aspects of your business, you're building a network that will help you as you grow and you'll probably make money from some of the people you outsource to as well, if they need skills you have.
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  • Profile picture of the author EPoltrack77
    Why not! I think it is good to have a general idea on how to do these things your self because then you know what to expect and you will not be taken advantage of by people.


    Outsourcing is very important when running a business and we can outsource just about our whole business online.
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  • Profile picture of the author IGotMine
    You can outsource anything you want but if you can't figure out how to set-up a simple sales funnel with all the available drag and drop builders, one-click WP install, etc. Then how will you fare with the rest of what is required?

    Is your goal to spend money, or make it?
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  • Profile picture of the author palmtreelife
    Technical skills can be learned anytime, and as some others have said, it's good to know the basics.

    However, creating great content, problem solving, and critical thinking cannot be taught. This is where business owners and entrpreneurs should be spending their time...not learning how to build a landing page.

    Successful business owners solve big problems quickly. Outsourcing whatever they can and bringing it all together is efficient and it's what causes people to say "Wow, they're so smart!"

    Focus on creating and let other experts help you get the technical stuff done in half the time or less.
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  • Profile picture of the author IGotMine
    Successful business owners solve big problems quickly. Outsourcing whatever they can and bringing it all together is efficient and it's what causes people to say "Wow, they're so smart!"
    Thanks for the laugh, I needed that!
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Originally Posted by Dr3a View Post

    I want to outsource and just hire someone to build me a landing page/Blog...would this be ideal?
    Sure. If you have the money for their fee quote, then do it. Especially if you're not skilled at making websites or programming.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jamell
    You can sign up for word press blog free of charge.All you would have to do is pay for hosting or use wordpress in house services free of charge too. Why don't you check out research lead pages before you outsource it.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by Dr3a View Post

    I want to outsource and just hire someone to build me a landing page/Blog...would this be ideal?
    Nothing wrong with this, just find someone who's talented and knows what they are doing
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  • Profile picture of the author dave_hermansen
    Anything that has to do with writing is fine to outsource, provided that you can tell the difference between well-written and poor copy.

    Other things, like SEO, aren't usually great to outsource until you have a firm grasp on SEO principles, yourself. Otherwise, you are likely to get ripped off by someone who has no clue what they are doing.
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  • Profile picture of the author chrismx
    It's not a bad idea, as it really takes long to built your pages with all the structure (emails, blogs, ads). If you have a plan for a squeeze page+landing+thank you along with your budget I'd say YES. The reason is you will be able to concentrate on another part of your business and move on to further steps.
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