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Learn What and How to Outsource as a Small Business Owner


michael kulczyckyjFullStac LLC – Harrisburg PA, August 27, 2019 by Marla DiCarlo - If you own a small business, chances are you’re in charge of a lot of different processes related to running it. From hiring to bookkeeping, marketing, and more, you’ve likely got a lot of different plates spinning all at the same time. And while you can run things like this on your own for a while when you start out, eventually you’ll need to outsource if you hope to expand at all. If you’re looking to expand your small business, let’s take a look at what and how to outsource so you can free up time for more important tasks.

Email Scraping

Email scraping is the act of data from the web. In this case, email addresses relevant to your business, and using them to your advantage. This would be a massive chunk of your day if you did it on your own though, so hiring an email scraping service is your best bet. There are many companies out there who provide this service and the investment almost always pays itself off before long, providing you with plenty of new potential customers.

Blog Writing

Blogging can be huge for your ranking on google. By writing informative, helpful, and fun-to-read content on your blog that has perfectly placed keywords in it, you can drive sales and draw in customers much more effectively. Outsourcing this service is a great idea, unless you have the writing chops and the time to do it yourself. There are freelance writers who can optimize your website’s blog for an affordable rate available almost everywhere you look, so this one shouldn’t be hard to accomplish.

Order Fulfillment

Your orders are the lifeblood of your eCommerce site. But, unless you’re working on a very small scale, you just won’t have time to package, label, and ship everything. Outsourcing this service is something any small business owner or eCommerce store owner needs to do to take their game to the next level. Companies like Dashboardosm are perfect for this type of task, as we can bundle this service with a variety of other ones which are best outsourced as well.

Payroll

This is another big one for business owners looking to free up time and responsibility. The IRS penalizes many companies every year for small, innocuous payroll mistakes which could have been avoided if the service was outsourced. Improper filings, mistakes, omissions, and more are all common occurrences for owners who try to run their own payroll. Outsourcing this service will not only free up your time and energy, it could potentially prevent you from facing an audit or financial disaster as a result of tiny oversights.

Outsourcing is Crucial for Small Businesses and Ecommerce Owners to Grow

Doing everything yourself will only get you so far in business. There are so many different aspects to running a successful eCommerce store or business that it’s impossible to grow while doing it all alone. Outsourcing some of your duties such as payroll, blog writing, order fulfillment, and email scraping to Dashboardosm will make your life easier, and your business more profitable.



About the author: Marla DiCarlo is an accomplished business consultant with more than 28 years of professional accounting experience. As co-owner and CEO of Raincatcher, she helps business owners learn how to sell a business so they can get paid the maximum company value.