Do you outsource everything?

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Hey Warriors! I was wondering if you like to outsource every part of your business? Or, do you have certain aspects of your business that you still like to do yourself? I like to outsource some repetitive parts of my business. But, at times, I like to do some things because I like to do graphics and article writing. I'm such a creative, I know lol. However, now I'm thinking I am probably going to outsource even more of my work. This way I can focus on the more important parts of my business like growth hacking and brand expansion. So, what about you? Do you outsource everything?
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  • Profile picture of the author enjamulahsan
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    I do outsourcing tasks in fiverr marketplace. And I do usually SEO, Web development, Forum Posting, Article Writing, & Virtual Assistant Tasks. I love doing this kind of jobs.
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  • Profile picture of the author Van Dam
    Not much. I really like the hands on approach of doing things myself.
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  • I outsource:

    - Article writing
    - Guest blogging
    - SEO
    - Graphic design

    Stuff I do:

    - Forum marketing
    - Content syndication
    - Social networking
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    • Profile picture of the author Markets
      Originally Posted by Makabongwe Maseko View Post

      I outsource:

      - Article writing
      - Guest blogging
      - SEO
      - Graphic design

      Stuff I do:

      - Forum marketing
      - Content syndication
      - Social networking
      The most important stuff that you should be doing, you outsource.

      What is this.
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      • Originally Posted by Markets View Post

        The most important stuff that you should be doing, you outsource.

        What is this.
        You can't be serious, if those are the most important to you then do them yourself, I outsource them.

        Or maybe if you want, you can show me a sample of your work, if it's professional maybe I'll outsource some articles and graphic designs with you, so you can make some extra money.
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        • Profile picture of the author LiveChatAdam
          Outsourcing let's you focus more on your business development and strategic approach. Perhaps you can do everything yourself but surely it's more convenient and sometimes more professional to outsource some parts of your business.

          Cheers
          Adam
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          • Profile picture of the author discrat
            A lot of my Content I just don't. Not that Iam all that but I have my own style, and I have my own personality that cannot be duplicated


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  • Profile picture of the author ra42
    at the beginning you outsource most parts, later, when you have money and employees it's better to do everything in-house.
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  • Profile picture of the author Jonny2spoons
    I create a business model and process that works well, then I hire good people and show them how to do it. This way I can multiply my efforts.

    If you don't let go and allow other people to handle the workload you are limiting your earnings potential. If I hire 100 good people I know I am giving myself the potential to earn 100x more than I could on my own.
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  • Profile picture of the author onlinebizgiant
    I do outsource my graphics and sales copies the most
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  • Profile picture of the author Randall Magwood
    Long time ago i used to have this crazy idea that i would automate everything using auto-submitters. I didn't know a thing about marketing, but i figured that these submitters exist for a reason. So i tried and bought one for every kind of marketing tactic... and of course, it bombed. Now i only outsource graphic design elements of my site. Great people on Fiverr.
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  • Profile picture of the author woodsy1
    all in house, more personable on long term projects that you actually believe in and will nurture.
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  • Profile picture of the author bmcgehee
    I am not that big of an outsourcer. I like to be directly involved with all my projects.
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  • Profile picture of the author PopeMarketing
    I wish I could outsource more but I just can't bring myself to do it! Too much of a control freak.

    In good time I will, for now I'll just keep working 15 hours a day haha
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  • Profile picture of the author Rose Anderson
    I focus on doing what I do well. Then I outsource the things that would cause me a lot of time and stress.

    Rose
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  • Profile picture of the author dvduval
    I hire people that often work for me for years. It just so happens that many are in other countries. I find the most valuable people are those that learn my business and grow with me over the years. I don't typically bother with outsourcing small things unless it is highly specialized, and I need something that is beyond the expertise of my team.
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  • Profile picture of the author ChrisBa
    Originally Posted by greatness008 View Post

    Hey Warriors! I was wondering if you like to outsource every part of your business? Or, do you have certain aspects of your business that you still like to do yourself? I like to outsource some repetitive parts of my business. But, at times, I like to do some things because I like to do graphics and article writing. I'm such a creative, I know lol. However, now I'm thinking I am probably going to outsource even more of my work. This way I can focus on the more important parts of my business like growth hacking and brand expansion. So, what about you? Do you outsource everything?
    No, I would never outsource everything.

    When deciding to outsource, you need to take into account time vs reward - outsourcing everything could be very dangerous, who would manage it all? (if you find someone, what's to stop them from taking what they learn and working for themselves)?
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  • Profile picture of the author Jan Brzeski
    Yes, I outsource. But no, not everything.

    Basically, I pick the easier work yet very time consuming then train and let my VA do it.

    Just make sure you pic the right person for you to work with and treat him/her well.

    Also, outsourcing gives your business more room for expansion.

    Good luck with your business!
    Cheers!
    JB
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    • Profile picture of the author greatness008
      Originally Posted by Jan Brzeski View Post

      Yes, I outsource. But no, not everything.

      Basically, I pick the easier work yet very time consuming then train and let my VA do it.

      Just make sure you pic the right person for you to work with and treat him/her well.

      Also, outsourcing gives your business more room for expansion.

      Good luck with your business!
      Cheers!
      JB
      Yeah, that's why I want to outsource more, to grow my business and focus on strategic development which are keys to any business's growth. No one person can beat a team of people in terms of speed and efficiency.
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  • Profile picture of the author Trey Morgan
    I wouldn't go as far as to outsource everything but when I detect a repetitive action that I do in my business that can be easily outsourced, I usually don't hesitate to find an outsourcer.
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  • Profile picture of the author remyrenault
    I would outsource design. Anything else, I mostly do by myself. Overwhelmed sometimes.
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  • Profile picture of the author PinkStar
    I know my limitations and I outsource to someone who can do a better job than I can so I can concentrate on what I do better myself.
    I have found a good balance and now make more money while working less.
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  • Profile picture of the author Marvin Lex
    I outsource my weaknesses and focus on what I am good at. For example, I am a really bad designer and so let someone else design for me.
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    • Profile picture of the author discrat
      Originally Posted by Marvin Lex View Post

      I outsource my weaknesses and focus on what I am good at. For example, I am a really bad designer and so let someone else design for me.
      Yep, I can relate LOL
      Altough I have to say I have gotten better. But designing and some of the techie aspects of constructing a funnel is not something I'm very passionate about

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  • Profile picture of the author jose1701
    Originally Posted by greatness008 View Post

    Hey Warriors! I was wondering if you like to outsource every part of your business? Or, do you have certain aspects of your business that you still like to do yourself? I like to outsource some repetitive parts of my business. But, at times, I like to do some things because I like to do graphics and article writing. I'm such a creative, I know lol. However, now I'm thinking I am probably going to outsource even more of my work. This way I can focus on the more important parts of my business like growth hacking and brand expansion. So, what about you? Do you outsource everything?
    But earlier, when two years ago, I do Entry for one small company (understood as one group do few PRODUCT small startup), I think it not only long term goal is to learn and ask, make and take BUSINESS grin

    This year has to go fully fledged road outsourcing, in general, which is also a benefit, but new interest separately depending ng more importantly I see outsourcing it helps us develop many more SKILL ^ _ ^
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  • Profile picture of the author brouchtom
    Most of the time, I do my own works. But when even I don't have enough time to do work, then I use Freelacner. I use many freelancing market place. It is really good. I found many expert in Freelancing site. I am really happy with them. Thanks.
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  • Profile picture of the author Gabbarsingh
    Freelancer and fiverr are life savers..
    They have allowed me to save so much time
    God bless you fiverr n freelancer..

    Saying that just noticed $5 gigs are now $7.11 aud.. so aussies are getting ripped off again...sc**w you fiverr
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