Outsourcing Case Study:
Free Your Time By Hiring Filipino Workers

This was one of my favorite case studies. In this case study you'll learn:

  • How to tell if a programmer is good
  • How to avoid bad workers
  • How to train your workers
  • What skills to look for when hiring
  • How to free yourself from work (David's income has tripled while working less!)

Summary of Success Story with David Solomon

  • 1:00 - David's Business: Internet Marketing for clients
  • 1:40 - David's hiring process
    • 2:00 - Used ReplaceMyself.com to learn what they'll learn
    • 2:11 - Used OnlineJobs.ph to find and contact people
    • 2:30 - Emailed people. Was too specific. Scared people off.
    • 3:03 - Hired someone who quit to help her Aunt <--- Chances are pretty good she gave this as an excuse because she didn't think she could do the job.
    • 4:20 - Chose the person who followed instructions
  • 6:10 - Filipinos are often very sensitive to the embarassment problem
  • 7:15 - Give detailed instructions!
  • 9:00 - Be careful of who you're hiring.
  • 11:00 - They set up everything for wordpress (cpanel, uploading, template, plugins, content, settings, ...)
  • 11:20 - Making money on vacation through outsourcing
  • 12:15 - Skills he looks for
    • English
    • Wordpress
    • PHP
  • 13:00 - How to tell if a programmer is good
  • 14:00 - How to keep someone productive
  • 14:58 - Some people need more training from you than others
  • 14:50 - Find what works for you! Try ReplaceMyself first. If it doesn't work for you, try something else!
  • 17:20 - Thinking through a project from beginning to end before starting
  • 18:30 - Realizing that you can free yourself to do more important things
  • 20:00 - Getting better work done than what you asked for
  • 21:05 - DON'T SCARE AWAY POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES!
  • 22:15 - Be prepared to have a lot of free time!
  • 23:25 - Being the CEO of the business
  • 24:15 - How I deal with giving raises
  • 25:30 - Watch the exchange rate

If you have an Outsourcing Success Story, Please share it!. I want to hear about your success (and I’ll probably give you some free advice if you do).

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Get Your Life Back. Free Up Your Time.
Enjoy learning how to easily find, hire, and manage Filipino Virtual Assistants

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