Upwork vs. OnlineJobs.ph

Upwork vs. OnlineJobs.ph

If you’re looking to hire a freelance virtual assistant, you might be wondering the best place to find a rockstar VA. Two of the largest platforms for online workers are Upwork and OnlineJobs.ph. Both of these sites have a deep […]

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500 Guys Outsourced This

500 Guys Outsourced This

It was only a matter of time I suppose… I had an interesting call yesterday with the founder of one of the more “niche” outsourcing companies I’d ever heard of. What do they do? Dating! Specifically, PersonalDatingAssistants.com is “dating done […]

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My Biggest Outsourcing “Wins” of the Year

My Biggest Outsourcing “Wins” of the Year

Happy New Year! This is a weird time of year for me. On the one hand, I know New Year’s Resolutions are dumb. I mean, if something is worth changing, it’s worth changing now — not waiting for some arbitrary […]

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How I Had 13 Assistants Competing for my Business

How I Had 13 Assistants Competing for my Business

I recently completed my first “crowdsourced” outsourcing experiment. I hired a company called DesignCrowd to come up with a cover design for my latest book. Previously I’ve gone to Fiverr or tapped my wife’s mad PowerPoint skillz to create my covers. […]

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How I Hired My Latest VA for Free

How I Hired My Latest VA for Free

My latest VA “hire” didn’t cost me anything out of pocket. This won’t work for every business and definitely has some downsides as well, but here’s how it worked. One of my goals for the year was to make the […]

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