We’ve all heard about the benefits of outsourcing.
It’s a great dream…
You sit on a sandy beach sipping Daiquiris while an army of workers create passive income.
Unfortunately the reality is much different than the dream.
Done incorrectly, outsourcing can become your personal nightmare. Often it’s a waste of money, time, and your sanity.
My main problem with outsourcing is the idea that you have to employee a full-time worker to run an aspect of your business. Sometimes it’s hard to keep a single person occupied for 40 hours a week – Especially when this person is limited in their particular skill set.
Even worse, there’s the risk of a “single point of failure.” Hiring one person to manage an aspect of your business means you’re relying on one person. Basically… you’re screwed if things don’t work out.
I tried different types of outsourcing from 2007 to 2010. Then in 2011, I took back full control of my Internet business. And by the end of 2011, I was completely stressed out.
Now it’s 2012 – A new year full of dreams and major goals I want to accomplish. That’s why I’ve decided to get back into outsourcing. But this time I’m using a technique called micro outsourcing or microsourcing.
So let’s talk about this concept…