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25 Educational Tasks & Projects You Can Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Mar 30th 2010 - No Comments
Female student

Whether you’re thinking about going back to school or you’ve got a child looking at colleges, a lot of the process can be outsourced. From saving for school to getting school supplies, you can make sure that you start every school year off right. Of course, there are some parts of an educations you shouldn’t outsource,...

25 Banking Tasks & Projects You Can Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Mar 26th 2010 - No Comments
ATM Machine

It’s easy to let a quick run to the bank slip to the bottom of your to-do list these days. But not making banking a priority can lead to issues like bounced checks and overdue payments; you may have a deposit to make and just not get around to it in time. As banking rules are tightening up — and not in the customer’s...

20 Freelance Cartoonists You Can Outsource To

by Michael Kwan - on Feb 25th 2010 - 10 Comments
Mouse in Trap

To give a naturally personable and approachable feel to your marketing efforts, it can be valuable to make use of cartoons and cartoon-like visuals. This can be very effective both online and offline, making good use of humor and caricacture to lighten the mood. However, most people are not very skilled in this style of illustration. Thankfully,...

25 Freelance Graphic Designers

by Thursday Bram - on Jan 17th 2010 - 7 Comments
Color Swatches

If you’ve got a design project in mind, going directly to a freelancer is often the best choice. While other options, such as crowdsourcing, are available, a good freelancer will be able to work with the ideas you have for your project and can meet the exact specifications you need. Furthermore, the act of choosing a freelance...

25 Social Media Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Jan 4th 2010 - 2 Comments
Social-Networking-Crossword Puzzle

Whether you creating a social media campaign to promote your own business or you’re helping out someone else, there are a surprising number of steps that you can outsource to both individuals — and trusty online tools. While some don’t advocate outsourcing your social media networking activities, we don’t wholly...

25 Car Tasks & Projects You Can Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Sep 27th 2009 - No Comments

There are some cars that just seem to need plenty of attention. From maintenance to car washes, owning a car does require you to spend quite a bit of time on your vehicle, assuming that you want to keep it in good working condition. That may be time you don’t have to spare, though, making it worth your while to outsource car-related...

25 Health Tasks & Projects You Can Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Aug 30th 2009 - No Comments
Handweights with Apple and Tape Measure

Your health is important — but making sure that you handle everything from taking your vitamins to scheduling your doctors’ appointments can require more time than we always have. There are more than a few of your health tasks and projects — such as meal planning, stress management, researching conditions, information tracking,...

20+ Freelancing Virtual Assistants

by Samar Owais - on Jul 28th 2009 - 4 Comments
Post-Its-on-the-Laptop Screen

By now, you’re familiar with the benefits of outsourcing your tasks and projects to virtual assistants. Previously, Smartlife wrote about how to choose a VA and how to choose which tasks to delegate. Actually finding a reliable VA to handle your to-dos, however, is easier said than done. One reliable source you can turn to is a...

25 Computer Tasks & Projects You Can Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Jul 19th 2009 - 3 Comments

It’s pretty easy to spend an entire day in front of the computer, between doing your work and making sure your computer does all the things you need it to do. While it may be difficult to outsource your work, you can definitely hand many of the tasks and projects necessary to keep your system up and running — such as upgrades,...

25 Green Tasks & Projects You Can Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Jul 4th 2009 - 2 Comments
Tree Held in Palm

(Photo: panorios / iStockphoto) All of us want to go green (or at least most of us) both at home and at the office. It doesn’t hurt that many environmentally-friendly projects can save money in the long run, by reducing energy use or waste. But many of these projects are time-consuming. If you’re dedicated to going green,...