What are the Tasks That Can Be Outsourced?

For small businesses, it is a struggle to manage day-to-day business activities – finding ways to get more done, but at the same time, being cost efficient. Moreover, they are also on the lookout for opportunities to grow and expand their operations. The only thing that hinders them from achieving these goals is the lack of resources.

Small business owners are more focused on income generating activities rather than non-core business activities that consume most of their time and means. A proven effective solution for this is to consider outsourcing.

Here are five tasks that you should consider outsourcing:

  • Marketing

Your marketing efforts are tied to your sales so you should work on your brand promotion. Your offshore team can help you with this along with other marketing needs like writing regular newsletters, developing media pitches, and creating content for your website.

  • Administrative Support

You can hire virtual assistants to handle administrative tasks such as data entry, transcribing, and scheduling. Such routine tasks can be accomplished by your offshore team with accuracy and confidentiality.

  • Social Media Support

Establishing your social media presence is important, but it is almost impossible to update your accounts constantly. If social media takes up much of your time, you should find a social media manager to monitor and update your pages for you.

  • Human Resources

It is also a good idea to outsource a team who will focus on talent acquisition and other HR functions. Having an offshore team for this will assure that your company comply with the latest laws and standards for employment.

  • Accounting and Financial Duties

Financial services like bookkeeping, accounts receivable, and accounts payable can be outsourced to individuals who are professional and more experienced. By outsourcing your accounting work, your financial information is always up to date. It can also save small businesses a considerable amount of time.

The Outsourced Accountant  supports Australian and New Zealand accounting firms by helping them understand and implement outsourcing solutions to help them become more proactive and truly add value to their clients. If you want to know more about outsourcing, call us at 1300 896 522, and download our e-book.

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