To all you busy entrepreneurs, one quick question – What is your most valuable asset? Take a guess!
Let me answer it for you, your time is your most valuable asset. To make the most of your time, don’t just pile on the hours or work “harder.” Instead, Outsource!
Outsourcing is often one of the most challenging things for an entrepreneur to do. At the same time, it’s one of the most critical. Weighing yourself down with a medley of mindless tasks compromises your ability to grow your business.
Hiring others to do work for you is the mark of a successful and growing entrepreneur. So you would wonder what tasks I can outsource. There are a hundred but here are the top 5 most time-consuming tasks of today:
- Curating content for social media
With the exponential growth of social media networking and blogging, curating great content to nurture engagement with your audience in a way that is easy and manageable, does take up your time.
- Creating visual content
Visual content is essential in today’s marketing world. Creating clear, eye-catching graphics take serious time. Outsourcing the project takes less time and effort, and it costs less than completing the task personally.
- Handling SEO (Search Engine Optimization)
Identifying and submitting to relevant directories, identifying guest blogging opportunities, responding to blog comments etc. are critical for enhancing your business SEO. Often, however, the above-stated activities are a time-consuming process. Outsource ASAP!
- Infographics creation
No matter how skilled you are with the designing software’s, creating an infographic requires a lot of time. Hiring a professional infographics designer is a cost-effective solution with better quality and results.
- Monitoring market mentions & alerts
Keeping tabs on what the world is saying about you and your brand is an important part of good business, but it can be a time-consuming process.