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Discussion in 'Associated Content & Writing Articles' started by squidkai1, Mar 28, 2012.

  1. squidkai1

    squidkai1 Junior Member

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    Hey guys,

    I have been writing articles on fiverr and on my website for a while now and have started to see quite a bit of increase in sales lately and wanted to know when the best time to start outsourcing would be.

    When did you guys start outsourcing? (Question is probably more for those that sell a service rather than a product)

    Thanks for your info in advance!
     
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    LakeForest Supreme Member

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    Start outsourcing when your income is leveling off and you're short on time when trying to scale things up.

    Time is your most expensive resource, as any econ professor will drone on and on about how nothing is free.
     
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  3. ugjunk

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    To be honest I never Outsourced my work except once (the experience was pathetic) as I don't trust others. Instead I started working twice hard.

    But if you are really getting tons of overloaded work and if you feel you can't handle them, that would be the time to outsource :)
     
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  4. squidkai1

    squidkai1 Junior Member

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    Thanks for the responses! I haven't gotten overloaded yet but have seen a good increase and hopefully will continue to rise to the point where I am spending more time on it than I would like lol. Maybe then I will look for a way to outsource it.
     
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    Excellent to hear that business is well! Outsource the articles if you are unable to keep up. You can still probably turn a profit if you shop around.
     
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    When you get a very good client database specially when they are returning clients, then you can start making our own team and eventually outsource them that work.
     
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    As a tip from a friend. Commence on outsourcing your writing jobs if you are hitting more than 4 digits (above $X,XXX) in your daily (or even weekly if the school of fish are huge) earning. For sure, you already have many loyal clients that give you writing jobs. Hit it big! :)
     
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    I started to outsource when sales pickup, and many thing to do, unable to get thing neat.