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4 Reasons to Consider Outsourcing Your Sales Support

Sales representatives are responsible for boosting the company’s profits, and it can be a daunting task. Because of this, sales support takes some of this burden off their backs. Having sales support may not directly improve sales, but it has a positive impact on operations. Additionally, representatives can concentrate on improving their performance. The roles...
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5 Areas of Your Business You Should Be Outsourcing

Whether you’re just starting a company or you’re growing faster than you thought possible, you need to consider outsourcing. Every business has an area of expertise. And the best businesses know to play to those strengths and outsource the rest. If you want to grow your business in a market more uncertain than ever before,...
startup's finances
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6 Ways to Keep Your Startup’s Finances Balanced Year-Round

Now that we are halfway into 2021, it is time to think about how you can further improve your startup’s operations to guarantee greater success in the latter half of the year. During this process, you will want to ensure that your cybersecurity measures are up to date, properly organize all of your old customer...
freelancers
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Why Embracing Freelancers Could Be the Key to Success in the COVID-19 Era

The world as a whole is facing the most challenging time in recent history. The health and economic effects of COVID-19 caught most countries off guard. Mid-March and early April were extremely volatile, and the information on how the virus spread was oftentimes contradictory. We knew one thing for certain: staying home would save lives....
remote hires
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How and Where to Find Remote Hires for Your Startup

The future of work is remote — at least in our near-future, as many businesses that shifted their employees to remote work at the onset of COVID-19 are continuing to maintain work from home policies. These include companies like Google and Facebook, both of which recently announced employees may work from home until the summer...
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5 Tasks Entrepreneurs Should Outsource to Focus on Growth

Outsourcing will always be an entrepreneur’s best friend. However, many fail to understand the underlying benefits of outsourcing, like what to outsource, and how to maximize their efforts. Outsourcing is a tactical solution to reduce your company’s overhead expenses, while successfully scaling and delegating certain tasks to subject-matter experts. As an entrepreneur, your day-to-day operations likely...
finances
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How to Bring Your Business Finances into the New Decade

For new entrepreneurs, now is the perfect time of year to look at your business finances with fresh eyes. While there may be nothing wrong with your current systems, you may find that technical advances can help your startup save both time and money when it comes to your finances. StartupNation exclusive discounts and savings...
e-commerce
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3 Ways to Take Your E-Commerce Store from Good to Great

There is no doubt that e-commerce is a rapidly evolving industry. While this keeps things interesting for entrepreneurs, it also requires consistent improvements and constant innovation to ensure success. E-commerce business owners have to adapt their business strategy regularly to keep up with such a dynamic industry. As the e-commerce industry grows, so does a...
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When Should Startups Outsource Their Accounting?

Entrepreneurs often juggle many responsibilities, including keeping track of their finances. Startup or not, nearly half of small businesses don't employ an accountant or a bookkeeper. At some point, however, it may be more productive for an entrepreneur to outsource their accounting and free up their time to focus on running their business. At what...
side hustle
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4 Signs Your Side Hustle is Sustainable and Ready to Grow

Side hustles are all about balance. By its very definition, a “side hustle” is a profit-making endeavor that you do on the side of an additional, typically full-time, job. Anyone who has a side hustle is usually juggling a wide range of tasks and responsibilities, so organization, time management and personal discipline are key. While...
automation
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Automation Has Clear Benefits for E-Commerce: Here’s Why

For e-commerce retailers, increasing productivity is a constant goal, but it’s difficult to know where to start. What might be even more daunting is deciding which tasks should remain on your plate and which ones should be handed off to someone else. Automation is frequently resisted because employees are worried about losing their jobs to computers. But in the...
outreach
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What to Do When Your Startup’s Outreach Strategy Hits a Wall

You’ve sent out campaign after campaign with some success, but six months down the line, you feel you’ve exhausted every avenue you could with a client and your link building strategy is coming to a halt. The pressure to build links and improve rankings is on and you are considering doing what you always pride...
Side hustle
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10 Steps to Start a Side Hustle (While Working a Full-Time Job)

Never in history have we seen such rapid growth in the number of entrepreneurs who’ve begun working for themselves. From app developers, to freelance writers, business consultants, creative producers and startup founders, there’s no shortage of people willing to take calculated risks in the name of creating their own self-employed careers. And why not? Every...
scale
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4 Simple Tips to Successfully Scale Your Startup Globally

For many startups, conquering the domestic market (and indeed the local market) would be a prize enough. Yet others have broader ambitions, and see a place in the world for their idea. For those individuals, there is no time to waste in getting their product to market, and guiding their business to greater success, globally....
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What Roles Should Your Startup Outsource?

Times change, including how entrepreneurs run a business. Between the internet and technology, it is possible to avoid leasing an office space for you and your employees. Instead, many are using online resources to hire a remote staff and save the cost of renting an office space. Many startups outsource tasks to companies and freelancers...
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5 Outsourcing Strategies for Startups

Startups nowadays have a lot of tools to streamline tasks. You can simplify bookkeeping with accounting software, stay on the same page with communication apps, or even automate marketing activities via email platforms. But despite the advantages that these cutting-edge tools bring to the table, no business can survive (let alone prosper) without the manpower...
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Should Your Startup Hire an HR Firm?

Most small business owners understand the frustration of spending time on non-revenue generating activities. Be it recruiting and compensation or benefits and training, managers and directors can spend a significant proportion of their workweek engaged in necessary but time-consuming human resources tasks. The answer may lie in outsourcing part or all of your human resource...
MicroSourcing
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How BrickHouse Security Grew its Business with MicroSourcing

MicroSourcing is the outsourcing provider of choice for many small and medium businesses. With unique solutions like direct control over your team and transparent pricing, MicroSourcing is the perfect middle ground for businesses who want expand and grow without additional investments. As discussed in our previous article, outsourcing helps small businesses to get more work done...