Nov 7, 2013
In Episode 27 of The Side Hustle Show, Jonathan Shank and I geek out over outsourcing, microsourcing, and crowdsourcing for side hustlers. This is an action-packed episode with some high-value takeaways for everyone looking to get started with outsourcing. Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show on iTunes! Subscribe to The Side Hustle Show on Stitcher! Learn: Why side hustlers should consider outsourcing. Outsourcing as an investment in the business, rather than a cost. The broad range of jobs other people can do for your. Jonathan's A.P.P.L.E. method of outsourcing. How to craft your job description to set yourself up for success. How to screen the candidates, and when you might consider someone with limited feedback ratings. Why "grade inflation" is inherent on Elance and oDesk and the red flags to look for. Why you should "do it yourself" first (if possible) before hiring someone else. One smart strategy that I screwed up on during my outsourced writing project. The websites, tools, and resources to leverage your time and money to make something happen. Links: Elance.com oDesk.com Episode 12 of The Side Hustle Show w/ Josh Isaak Fiverr.com Virtual Staff Finder OnlineJobs.ph Fancy Hands (half of your first month w/ this link) Efficise My Tasker Jing (free screen capture software) Tweaky (out of business) WP Curve 99designs Be sure to check out Jonathan at Facebook.com/TheOutsourceGuy and YourFirstVirtualAssistant.com. If you have any questions or comments about outsourcing, virtual assistants, or our conversation in general, please drop a note in the comments below.