Building an eCommerce Website? Tips on What to Outsource

Building an eCommerce Website

 

So you’ve finally decided to expand your business and delve into owning your very own online store. The catch, you want to make it an easy and effortless process – at least for the most part.

 

Say no more! Building an eCommerce website can be a breeze given the plethora of software available at your fingertips. These include social tracking, online conversions, automated services, etc.

 

You can also opt to outsource certain tasks to competent souls who are eager to help you at a reduced cost – including third party companies that specializes on certain fields. Typically, this is the perfect set-up if hiring employees is not a viable option for you.

 

After all, a smart business owner understands that delegating is the way to go if you want to focus on GROWING your business at a faster pace.

 

Tasks to Outsource

Web Design, Development & Maintenance

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Now unless you are design savvy and an expert in programming, then this job is best left in the hands of experts. After all, this is where your customers will be making their purchases and you want to make sure that their experience is a positive one.

 

In addition to that, you need to figure out the best eCommerce platform for your business. The most popular ones include Big Cartel, BigCommerce, Magento, Shopify, WooCommerce and YoKart.

 

Once you’ve decided on your desired platform, the next step is to find a developer (or developers) who is adept with the platform you’ve chosen. As a responsible business owner, you should review their portfolio and ask for references – and the same goes for your web designer.

 

When […]

By |July 26th, 2017|Outsourcing Staff|Comments Off on Building an eCommerce Website? Tips on What to Outsource

Outsourcing SEO: Why You Should Be Doing It

To understand the value of outsourcing SEO, you need to understand the value of digital marketing.

How does SEO benefit you/your business?

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The fact is, one successful post can reach thousands perhaps even millions of people. Particularly when it’s ranked high enough. For this reason; the reach and benefits of the Internet, companies are spending more of their marketing budget on online campaigns and SEO (search engine optimisation).

That’s also why it’s ranked number 2 in our top-10 in-demand workplace skills for 2017. 

So, your next question is:

How do I get my business to make its way to the top of the search listings and generate frequent traffic?

Amazingly, 65% of businesses admit getting leads and website traffic is a challenge.

That’s because traditionally, you would have two options:

  1. Devote some of your precious time to performing these tasks or,
  2. Hire an expensive in-house employee to take care of it for you.

The problem is, neither of these solutions provide you with great value.

SEO is an ongoing task that cannot be neglected. Particularly in the constantly evolving digital market. Skills need to be reassessed and honed regularly in order to keep up with the current trends and algorithms. If you’re managing your SEO as a side task, it most likely doesn’t have your full attention and you’re probably not going to be optimising your content. Not to mention, you’re losing valuable time on other more important duties and essentially, not being performance efficient.

Hiring a brand new in-house employee comes with a hefty salary, plus added costs (training, pensions, taxes, energy, benefits etc.). Additionally, in order to know if you’re hiring the […]

By |January 17th, 2017|General, Offshore Outsourcing Philippines, Outsourcing Staff|Comments Off on Outsourcing SEO: Why You Should Be Doing It

Outsourcing Web Development: Why should you?

In order to survive the fast digitisation of society, every company needs a website. As more and more people are becoming internet savvy and dependant, it’s a crucial time for businesses to invest in a website as an accessible point of contact for your customers an clients and to uphold a professional online profile. However not only is there need for an existing website, there’s the equally important need to have one that has an outburst of quality, design, content and backend technology. It’s for this reason that deciding who is responsible for the creation of your online content can be difficult. Do you save money and design your website within your company though risk poor quality work, or do you hire a third party company? And if the latter, can your company afford to do so? So how do you decide?

outsourcing web development

Evaluate your internal resources.

Take a look at your staff and determine if have the right people to create a successful website for your business. Some of people you would need include a marketing leader with heavy online expertise, skilled graphic designer, web developer, copywriter and project manager.

 

Ask yourself: can in in-house “one person team” do the job properly? 

Many small and medium sized businesses have a dedicated web person or webmaster to handle their website. While these people are skilled enough to make updates to the website, designing and building a website from scratch requires both creative and technical competencies. Finding a person that does both design and development well can be exceptionally difficult.

If your business has a one-person web team, you might want to consider making that person […]

By |December 13th, 2016|Outsourcing Staff|Comments Off on Outsourcing Web Development: Why should you?

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