Editor’s note: This post was originally published on 11/4/14 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehension.
With a small marketing team, you relish in the control you have over your business.
I mean, this is what you dreamed about right? To be your own boss and to have control over your work.
So why in the world would you want to outsource?
The truth is, outsourcing can actually help your small marketing team have more control and be more productive. And you don't have to outsource everything.
You may still be thinking, “There’s no way I could give up that type of control.”
But outsourcing key business tasks has many benefits for your small marketing team.
Here are some of the main reasons why you should outsource:
There are many tasks that you and your small marketing team do each day; some of them may even be so automatic to you that you don't even realize you do them.
So how do you decide which tasks you and your team want to distribute to other people?
Here are some questions to ask yourself:
Do what you do best and outsource the rest. If you're still unsure where to start outsourcing, here are some ideas:
Outsourcing certain tasks in your business doesn’t have to mean your small marketing team is giving up control.
Quite the opposite actually.
Outsourcing can give you back control over your business as a whole, giving you more time to focus on tasks that really matter and that you actually enjoy.