Outsource Your Service Business

Give your work away with greater confidence by choosing an independent contractor right for you and your business.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 2/2013 English

Course Description

Outsource Your Service Business is an introductory course designed to help service professionals free up more time so you can focus on more profit generating activities in your service business.  

Through a series of video lectures and customizable templates, discover a practical step-by-step process for hiring the right independent contractor, establishing trust, and getting the outcome you want for your investment.

Take this ultimate outsourcing course right now and discover benefits of outsourcing your service business.


What are the requirements?

  • No Prerequisites Necessary

What am I going to get from this course?

  • By the end of this course, learn to free up more time to focus on the right activities while you: * Uncover which tasks you do currently that need to be given away * Set a budget for your outsource project * Interview and select the right contractor for you * Minimize communication mishaps * End the relationship constructively

Who is the target audience?

  • Independent service providers, microbusinesses, and any other small, but mighty entrepreneur seeking assistance without hiring a full-time team

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Overview of the Course
Section 1: Giving Your Work Away
This lecture defines outsourcing relative to small and microbusiness owners, and how giving your work away can free up more time for important tasks.
This lecture outlines potentials pros and cons of outsourcing. How does it fit into your business? What do you think you'll risk by hiring an independent contractor? Conscious decisions are key to your success.
This lecture covers tips on how to decide what work is essential for you to do (act on) and what can be outsourced (assigned) or automated.  
Section 2: Finding the Right Contractor
Every good business owner knows what's coming in (income) and what's going out (expense).  Pre-planning a budget for your outsourcing will save you from unnecessary anxiety about whether it's worth the cost.
The best way to attract quality candidates for your outsource needs is to have an attractive job description that says everything they need to know about the position.
Sometimes an interview can tell you more than any resume. Ask great questions to determine if the candidate is right for you and your business needs.
This lecture points out next steps after you've interviewed and/or reviewed notes about the candidates for your outsourced position.
Section 3: Working With a Contractor
A training plan doesn't have to take a lot of time.  It's about ensuring your hired outsource partner understands your outcome and they have everything they need to get there.
This lecture covers how to keep track of the work you have outsourced without creating extra work and overwhelm for YOU.
In this lecture, we cover 10 of the most common mistakes entrepreneurs make when it comes to outsourcing work.
Section 4: Ending the Relationship
Sometimes it's hard to say goodbye, but this lecture highlights when it's time to let your outsource partner go gracefully.
After the project is complete, learn how to share feedback to improve the next experience you or someone else may have with the contractor.
This lecture covers a few final notes and a recap of the entire course.
7 questions

This short quiz will test how well you understood the concepts explained in the course.

Section 5: Bonus Resources
1 page
This mindmap outlines the main points from each lecture in the course.
1 page
Download this handy sheet for a list of resources mentioned during the course.
Demo: Setting Up a Training Tutorial Library

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Instructor Biography

Tanya Smith, Social Content Strategy & MicroMarketing Solutions

Tanya Smith is a creative social content strategist, soccer mom and geeky student of all things internet, teaching service providers to leverage snack-size, microcontent for maximum social media visibility so they can be more visible, grow thriving businesses and live a life they love.

Described as a “walking Google", Tanya's experience and branding perspectives have been featured in radio, print, and a number of well-known digital publications such as Visionocity and Bronze Magazine.

Tanya has been a guest speaker for various national organizations and events, having the honor of delivering a world-wide simulcast for the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), as well as delivering training about personal branding and online marketing systems for the University of Texas at Dallas' executive coaching “Expert Forum" and Alliance Data Systems (ADS).

Formerly named #4 in the top 10 of Most Intriguing Women by the National Association for Women on the Rise and #8 in the list of 50 Fabulous Women Entrepreneurs by Black Business Women Online, Tanya has also been previously listed as one of the Top 100 Business Coaches to follow on Twitter by Evan Carmichaels.

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