Two years ago I started my outsourcing journey.
Since then I’ve tried a ton of different companies and works to offload as many tasks that I shouldn’t be doing as possible.
Today I want to share the most effective business outsourcing setup I’ve come across. It’s what I use today and has massively increased my output….
Here’s the deal.
If you’ve heard of outsourcing, you know there is probably specialists who could be executing tasks you’re currently doing. Odds are they can probably do a better job for less than your hourly rate as well.
So why the heck doesn’t everyone outsource everything other people could do to affordable specialists?
The main reason is that there is a ton of friction in the hiring process.
Where do I …
A month ago, I wrote a Zirtual review outlining everything my virtual assistant Josiah helped me out with.
I wanted to do it again so the outsourcing curious can see the type of tasks a Zirtual assistant can do for you:
Coordinate a call (2)
Download all files from a membership site I belong to and put them in a dropbox folder so I can put them on my phone
Add members to my google group HackingNYC (2)
Make restaurant reservations (3)
Add something to my calendar (1)
Found out when I get my Zirtual credits applied and let me know the policy on them
Bottle service inquiry for my friend that’s getting deployed to Afghanistan who visited NYC. Love you Yorck!
Go through all my Skillshare classes and export all the …
If you’re anything like me, you were giddy after first hearing about virtual assistants.
My challenge was that I had no idea what to outsource or how to use a VA effectively. But as a someone who loves efficiency, I knew I wanted one. (Get Yours Here!)
Well, I just completed my first month of using a dedicated personal assistant through Zirtual, and let me tell you, it was awesome. I’m going to outline my experience in detail including the exact requests I used him for so that everyone whose felt like me can have a better understanding of what’s possible.
Background Context of My Previous Outsourcing Experience
In the past, I’ve used TaskRabbit, Odesk, Elance, FancyHands, and Mechanical Turk for …