I remember when I first started my online business, I would get pretty frazzled just being away from the computer for a whole day. One particular weekend trip nearly sent me into a tizzy. That was a long time ago. After that first overnight trip, I realized that things couldn’t be this way. I needed to
There are so many different ways to pay your team – prepaying, per project, monthly, weekly, etc., and a lot of it depends on what your contractor wants.
And after 9 years of outsourcing, I’ve done it all, so I have some great tips to share with you about how to manage team payments to save time + hassles…
If you’re overwhelmed by your “to-do” list, and you find yourself procrastinating or doing things you shouldn’t be doing (like trolling around on Facebook), instead of doing the tasks at hand, you’ll enjoy these tips.
There are 3 key things that I do to make sure that I get a lot done during a busy week…
Documenting your business tasks/projects is KEY when you’re outsourcing (and super helpful to have for yourself too)!
Even though it may sound like a lot of work (it’s really not), you’ll be saving yourself a ton of headaches + hassles + wasted money if you do it.
Here are 3 Tips for Creating Your Own Team SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) Manual…
Would you keep outsourcing if you didn’t feel like you were in control of the time + money your team was spending on your business?
Of course not!
Arm yourself with this 1 simple thing and you’ll no longer be in the dark (and feeling out of control) about what’s going on in your business…
No two businesses are alike, and no two people are, either, so it’s tough to say “When X happens, hire a VA.” Some people will tell you to hire one immediately even if you’re just starting your business. Others will tell you to wait until you’re bringing in a profit. So, basically it’s more of
Business owners everywhere are facing down time suckers in the battle for a biz that rocks!
You win some. You lose some.
But this is one of biggest time suckers of all – and it’s also the one that business owners can’t seem to give up.
You gotta let this one go already chickee…
As rockin’ entrepreneurs, it’s only natural that we get a shit ton ideas for things we want to create in our business.
Problem is…we tend to waffle on 99% of them.
We say, “Oh, that’s an awesome idea I’ll launch it in 3 months. Hmm…better make that 6, I’m kind of busy right now.”
Over the many (many) years I’ve been in business, I’ve literally created and launched hundreds of products, memberships, masterminds, and more!
You want to go from idea to profit fast? You gotta do this:
My peeps are always asking me who I hire and outsource to, or who I recommend.
Heck, maybe you’re even one of the chickees who’ve sent in a note to my team asking for a recommendation.
Obviously, I’m the perfect the person to ask, eh? 😉
Well…now I’m making it easy for you to find a great contractor – and even get the deets about my own personal service contractors.
I’ve put together a HUGE list of service contractors (75 so far), including 14 of my own peeps – and 61 others that I’ve starred for my own personal reference. So if I need a copywriter, a designer, a tech person, whoever – THIS is the list I refer to.
This has to be the most frequently asked question I get about outsourcing.
“Melissa, who should I hire? Who do you recommend?”
Watch the video for my tips about finding and hiring someone: