- Posted by Connor Haslam
- On October 3, 2017
- 1 Comments
Balancing all the necessities of running a business can be quite challenging. There are many different aspects that require attention, from finance to IT to product development, but sometimes it helps to have a third party help to alleviate some of the work. This is where outsourcing comes in. Here are a few of the many benefits small businesses can receive from outsourcing their marketing.
Outsourcing the marketing responsibilities of your business can be an inexpensive route to market because you don’t have to pay a full-time employee a full-time wage. Outsourcing firms, like ours, work with your organization for a specified amount of hours per month, and while that amount of time may be less than what a traditional employee would work in a month, it means you’re only paying for the hours spent working on your business. You don’t have to worry about breaks, long lunches, mobile phone bills, employee benefits, etc.
Experts in the Field
Hiring an outsourcing firm has the added benefit of receiving the knowledge of experts in their given field. If you’re hiring a marketing firm, they will focus on marketing and nothing else (unless you want them to). They don’t have to be concerned with accounting or payroll and can focus on the most important tasks at hand without being distracted by the other facets of a business.
Working with an outsourcing firm means that you get the benefit of an entire team of marketers, and you don’t have to worry about firing employees or training new ones. With a team, you also get the assurance that your business won’t be bogged down if there is a change in staff or an employee is on sick leave. It’s the concern of the outsourcing firm to worry about these things, meaning less stress for business executives.
Sometimes it helps to have an outsider provide input on business strategy. Fresh eyes give you a fresh look at things, and an outsourcing firm may see opportunities that your team might have missed. Maybe the firm has expertise in a vertical that your business hasn’t explored yet. Anything can happen when adding another party to the brainstorming process.
Saves You Time
Simply put, hiring an outsourcing firm to handle your marketing means it saves you the hours of doing it yourself. Leaders of startups and small businesses are usually strapped for time, and that time is inherently valuable. While it may seem expensive to hire a firm to take care of marketing your business, take into account the amount of time saved not having to do it yourself. Your time is worth money, and not having to spend your time on tasks that can be taken care of by someone else is money in the pocket.
If you think VA Partners might be able to help with marketing your business, don’t hesitate to contact us. We also provide outsourced sales and inbound lead generation services.