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How Outsourcing Helps You to Make Money Online

Carina Franco
Aug 5, 2008
In todays rush and hurry world, we simply do not have the time to take all of the necessary steps to make money online. This is why so many people fail at their home business ventures, where others succeed; It is not about how much money and time you have but how you are spending these 2 elements. This is why outsourcing actually helps you to make money online.

Consider all that really goes into promoting a product. You must write ads, research media outlets and place ads, create and maintain opt-in pages to gather leads, and then call those leads and spend time talking to them. You must manage your contact list, and keep it tidy, and of course, schedule follow up calls with your prospects. You must also schedule teleconference calls with your downline, and schedule individual calls with certain downline members.

When you are not participating in any of those activities, you will find that you are actually doing follow up calls, sending out information to prospects, dealing with new orders, training new downline members, finding new and better places to advertise, writing and submitting articles, blogging, social networking, and the list goes on and on, with no end in sight.

There simply are not enough hours in the day for all of those activities, but as mentioned, that list really does go on and on. When you are not marketing your business, you have to actually be operating that business.

There comes a point in time where you are so overworked that you simply burn out, or you have so much to do that you become overwhelmed to the point where very little is getting done and eventually this hurts your business and you quit.

So, for just a minute, stop the madness. Slow down, breath, and really think things through. Make a list of all of the activities that you perform daily, in relation to your business, and include those things that you should be doing, but simply do not have time to do. Make sure that this list is complete.

Now, consider which tasks on that list are actually helping you to make money online. Put a star by them. Next, think about each item on the list, and consider which of those tasks can be outsourced to others. Can someone else write and place your ads? Can someone else schedule calls and maintain your contact list? Can someone else put together a training package for new downline members?

When you learn to identify what can be outsourced, and then take the steps to actually outsource those tasks, you will be amazed at how much your business grows, and the short amount of time needed for that growth. But there is more to it than that, of course.

As you probably know, it takes money to outsource tasks. Therefore, you should consider putting things in autopilot as well. The concept here is that it is not a person doing the task; it is automated equipment or software. This may be an autoresponder or a voicemail or an automated turn-key sales and marketing system.

When it comes right down to the wire, your money comes from product sales and new downline members who are making additional product sales. This is where your time needs to be focused, because this is where you make money online. Bottom line, you must build relationships and outsource and put in autopilot other endeavors.
About the Author
Carina Franco, a mom, wife and entrepreneur.
To learn more about starting your own business, and the importance of outsourcing sales and marketing tasks, visit To learn more about myself go to
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