Happy New Year, mate!
If you’re currently reading this, I can probably assume that you’ve decided to give outsourcing a try this year, yes? Well, if that’s so, congratulations! That’s as good a New Year’s resolution as any.
There are plenty of benefits to outsourcing to the Philippines. But since we have several blog articles on that (such as this one), we won’t be elaborating on that today. Instead, we’ll talk about the how-to’s of outsourcing some of the most popular remote jobs to the Philippines.
Let’s get started.
There’s a reason why most entrepreneurs typically start by outsourcing virtual assistants or VA’s. First of all, they can handle a wide variety of tasks. From managing your calendar to updating your social media to booking your flights, a great VA can do it all.
So, if you’re looking to hire one, this article is a great place to start.
Digital Marketers/Social Media Marketers
Sure, some VA’s can double as social media marketers, but getting a digital marketing specialist can take your business to the next level online. And this is especially crucial now that e-commerce or online shopping is taking off in Australia.
A good social media marketing plan and execution is key if you want your business to stand out amidst all the noise on various platforms. However, it’s but a subset of digital marketing, which also covers other media formats like YouTube ads, SEO, and so on.
Regardless of which one you need, any of the following articles ought to help you find the perfect candidate for the job:
- How to Hire Digital Marketers
- What to Look For in Digital Marketers
- Signs It’s Time to Hire a Social Media Manager
- How to Hire Social Media Marketers
Telemarketing? In this day and age? Do people still take cold calls?
Yes, they do. While digital marketing has changed the game in so many ways, it still hasn’t come up with a substitute for actual human interaction. This is why telemarketing still remains to be one of the most effective lead-generation tools out there.
Why outsource such a vital customer-facing role? You’ll find all the answers here.
As for the actual process of outsourcing telemarketing to the Philippines, click here.
Sometimes, one great image will suffice when words fail. After all, a spectacular Instagram feed doesn’t just bring in likes and followers (with proper marketing, of course). Depending on your product or service, they can also bring in sales.
So, if you’ve noticed that your target audience or market is especially drawn to a certain aesthetic, you could probably benefit from having a graphic designer on your remote team. Here are a couple of reads on what to look for:
Yes, keeping tabs on your figures is necessary for all businesses. You can’t improve what you can’t measure, and there’s really no point carrying on if you can’t tell whether you’re making money or not.
However, accounting or bookkeeping work isn’t really the most efficient use of a business owner’s time. It’s tedious and time-consuming, and it won’t bring in new customers or expand your product line. But since it still needs to be done (and done well), why not outsource it to the professionals?
Have a look at a couple of our articles below to get started:
Computer Aided-Designers (CAD’s)
If you run a small to medium engineering or architectural firm, you might wonder how you could possibly outsource key functions. Well, guess what? Computer-aided designers or CAD’s just happen to be among Remote Staff’s most in-demand remote workers.
Here are just a few of the things you need to know:
The back office basically deals with all the functions that don’t involve face-to-face interactions with customers. HR duties like payroll and training, logistics, and compliance all qualify as back-office functions.
Read this to find out why this is typically one of the first departments you could and should outsource.
WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for creating your own website or blog, and with good reason. Mostly, it’s free, has thousands of features, and even comes with ready-made basic templates for easy use.
However, if you really want to make the most out of WordPress, you need a competent developer. Here are a couple of articles that will explain what a WordPress developer does, and how to hire one:
C++ is a programming language that’s both highly popular and very difficult to learn. It also happens to be compatible with several key interfaces and programs out there, so the demand for C++ developers is especially high.
Thinking of hiring one, but uncertain of how they can contribute to your company? Read this first.
Otherwise, you can proceed to this article to learn more about the hiring process.
Last, but certainly not least, customer support is commonly outsourced to the Philippines for a variety of reasons. One is that Filipinos are highly hospitable, and are known to go the extra mile to help out a customer. Another is that they have a neutral accent and are renowned for their English proficiency, which means your customers won’t have any trouble communicating with them.
But if you’re here, you probably know that already. Without further ado, here’s our guide to successfully hiring remote Filipino customer support
Bonus: Phone Support Professionals
Yep. Instead of outsourcing to an onsite call center, you can build your own remote team of phone support professionals. Here’s how.
For all of your outsourcing needs, look no further than Remote Staff. We’ve got more than a decade’s worth of experience bridging together the best and the brightest of Filipino remote talent with several Australian companies and entrepreneurs. Thus, you’re bound to find your next rockstar VA or graphic designer in our rich and diverse talent pool. (And if you don’t, we’ll happily find them for you ASAP.)
Schedule a callback with us today and let’s help you start 2021 on the right foot.