Tag archive for ‘outsourcing’

10 Virtual Assistant Providers

by Thursday Bram - on Dec 13th 2010 - 1 Comment
Virtual Assistant

A virtual assistant can make a world of difference in your ability to get things done — but it can seem like you need a virtual assistant just to hunt up someone to help you. Thankfully, there are plenty of services that can automatically provide you with a VA, and while you may have a few more constraints than if you do a search...

User Feedback On Shoeboxed Receipt Management

by Michael Kwan - on Aug 26th 2010 - 2 Comments
Pile of Receipts

Two years ago, we took a look at Shoeboxed.com. In short, you’re able to outsource your receipt management to this company — it scans, categorizes, and organizes your receipts for your online management. The receipts are then be securely shredded and discarded. From your end, all you had to do was stuff all of your business...

25 Fall Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Aug 22nd 2010 - 1 Comment
Autumn Leaves

As summer nears an end and fall approaches, the change in seasons introduces a number of pesky to-dos. Thankfully, many of these items can be outsourced, freeing up more time to enjoy the autumn leaves — or whatever it is that you do. Winterize your home: Many handyman services offer a package deal where they come to your home and...

25 Childcare Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Aug 4th 2010 - No Comments
Child Throwing Tantrum

When you have children, one of the most important things you can do is spend time with them. Using your outsourcing skills to get projects off the table so that you can do just that simply makes sense. One of the best reasons to eliminate the time-consuming tasks that wind up on your plate is family, after all. Choose a daycare: Sites...

25 Hiring Tasks & Projects to Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on Jul 14th 2010 - 2 Comments
Uncle Sam

The process of finding and hiring a new employee can be a lengthy one. But there are few steps that can’t be outsourced, at least in part. Here are 25 HR-related chores — from recruiting to writing job listings to hiring freelancers to creating an internship program — that can help you find a new employee without spending...

25 Communications Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on May 6th 2010 - 1 Comment
Can Telephones

Over the course of the day, you do a lot of communicating — from making phone calls to sending emails, it may seem like all you ever do is communicate. And, for some of you, that’s absolutely the case. However, there are ways to streamline how you communicate by outsourcing different aspects — such as managing contacts,...

25 Moving Tasks & Projects To Outsource

by Thursday Bram - on May 6th 2010 - No Comments
Moving Box

Moving is one of the most stressful experiences you can go through, whether you’re packing up your house or your office. Not only do you have to get everything into boxes, you have to organize the unpacking when you get to your final destination. There’s a saying that three moves are as a good as a fire: things get misplaced...

13 IP Lawyers Who Can Help You With Your Patent

by Thursday Bram - on Apr 20th 2010 - No Comments
Patent Information File

You need to protect your intellectual property rights, but most people are not familiar with the legal intricacies that such protection can require. Just as it is your best interest to hire a tax professional to help you manage your income and business tax concerns, it is likely in your best interest to retain the services of legal counsel...

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...