When a business starts off from its nascent stage, it is usually a one-person show. The founder of the company will find themselves concentrating on the responsibilities of a CFO one day, figuring out the ways to procure outside financing, and the very next day they might be hit with tasks like cold calling or handling telephone calls and gathering sales leads. All small business owners are able to multitask and take on the lion’s share of the work but usually before it gets too tiring, they start hiring new people for different tasks. Even if this means increased costs, hiring is necessary in order to grow the business. Apart from creating an IT department which offers IT services and which forms the lifeblood of the company, there are many other departments to create and people to hire. Here are few of the vital hires a business owner should focus on. 1. Marketing officer As soon as the business owner has a clear idea goal in mind, they should hire a marketer who will be a person who has an expert knowledge on targeting customers and informing them why they should use a specific service or product. You should hire someone who is able to not only see through your vision and articulate it, but someone who can manifest it in media. A diverse approach to marketing significantly improves a company’s image. Later on, as the business grows, it’s possible a marketing team might be needed but when you’re starting off, only one person is necessary to focus on marketing. 2. Product manager Before the businesses gain traction, they should hire an expert who has a thorough knowledge of the services and products. The founder of the company can still be involved in the decision-making process of course, and they should also have enough control on it to give the best option to the customer. You need to have someone in your company with enough of a pulse on adding value to the product that you’re selling. 3. Customer care representative There are several small business organizations which avoid the…
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People who run growing small businesses often have to find new talent quickly. In competitive local markets, this is becoming a significant issue. Luckily for most, outsourcing is a valid… Read more » The post Learn Why Outsourcing Is a Smart Choice for Business Owners appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
When it comes to project management, many employers are unsure whether or not they should be managed internally or by an outsider. Whilst it is true that there certainly are… Read more » The post Why Independent Project Managers are Most Effective appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Virtual services and outsourcing have become second nature in the modern business world. Outsourcing provides a win-win situation for all parties involved. Business owners experience cost-saving benefits of delegating necessary,… Read more » The post Benefits Of Outsourced Bookkeeping For Your Small Business appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Virtual assistants offer a lot of advantages. What is one way you use VAs to help streamline your processes, as well as aid productivity? Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an… Read more » The post 11 Key Business Processes You Can Outsource to Your Virtual Assistant appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
When you are a small to medium sized business owner, it can be quite a challenge to make sure that you run a tight ship. Everything is on your shoulders… Read more » The post How Outsourcing Your Money Management Helps Your Business Grow appeared first on Noobpreneur.com.
Running a successful business requires efficiency in all processes and functions. As a result, small businesses that are in the process of establishing themselves in the market have to adopt strategies that will make them run efficiently. A recent survey revealed that inefficiencies make most small businesses lose up to 30 percent of their annual […] The post Top 4 Strategies for Running Your Small Business Most Efficiently appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Wouldn’t it be great if there were definitive guidance on whether you should keep marketing in-house or use an agency? In many cases, people take an all-or-nothing approach to debating in-house vs. agency marketing. But the reality is that context is everything—some tasks are candidates for outsourcing and some belong in-house. It all depends on […] The post In-House vs. Agency: Where to Keep Your Marketing Tasks appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Startup budgets, especially in the early stages, are almost by definition extremely limited. A typical startup is usually just a handful of motivated people with a great idea and a vision of making it big. Not having the resources to hire people left and right means that multitasking has become an integral part of startup […] The post Startup Dilemma: Do It Yourself or Hire a Professional? appeared first on SmallBizClub.
Outsourcing a software development project can be a miracle that helps you avoid delayed delivery, reduce costs, tap into a new technology, and scale significantly faster than if you’d relied on local resources. It can also be a complete disaster that leads to project failure and an overblown budget. Two drastically different outcomes following the […] The post What Will It Take to REALLY Outsource Your Project Successfully? appeared first on SmallBizClub.