There are many reasons that may drive you to consider to outsource your blog. For most people it’s reducing the costs, the need for expert help, or simply freeing up their time. An additional reason to consider is producing more content, allowing you to accelerate the growth of your blog.
You can outsource almost any job these days, and there is very little to running a successful blog that can’t be outsourced. Content creation is probably the first thing that people think of. Popular jobs include writing content, transcribing a recording, background research, editing, proofreading, and creating images, audio, and videos.
More savvy blogger know that there are talented experts available who can help with analysis and content idea generation, keyword research, and competitor analysis. You can also outsource much of your marketing, whether it’s managing your social media accounts or outreach tasks.
Finally you may want to find an expert to take on some of the more technical aspects to blogging. Tasks could include SEO, image optimisation, or A/B testing.
Where to Outsource Your Blog
There are now many site offering outsourcing. Some of the most popular are:
- 99Designs: Perfect for finding talented freelance designers.
- Amazon Mechanical Turk: Best used for small repetitive tasks that requires some human intelligence.
- Fiverr: A basic job is $5, but there are usually ‘optional’ extras.
- Freelancer: Great place to find coders, writers, designers, and a host of other experts.
- Remote (formerly Outsource): Accountants, virtual assistant, web developers, writers, and designers, they’re all here.
- PeoplePerHour: One of the UK’s most popular outsourcing sites. Everything you need to outsource a successful blog.
- Upwork: Formerly know as Odesk and Elance, one of the biggest outsourcing companies.
If you’ve not tried outsourcing before it can be very freeing experience. To start outsourcing your blog choose smaller tasks and build up your confidence. You’ll get to know your favorite platform, learn how to spot the best freelancers, and how to manage your outsourced projects.