To Freelance or Not to Freelance?

I’m sure you have come across many freelancing companies as your browse the internet.  With that said, I can almost guarantee you have asked yourself, whether or not you should give it a try.

If you are wondering to yourself now, should I give it a try… THE ANSWER IS YES!

Hiring a freelancer does one main thing, its frees up your time.  Time is valuable, so why spend it doing something that you don’t enjoy or that isn’t going to make you money.  You need to be out there selling, meeting people and socializing.  Not behind a computer updating notes or creating a feature sheet.

Regardless of your reasons, step out of your comfort zone and just do it.   You can’t afford to NOT pay someone to do it.

Let’s look at it this way.  You have to create a feature sheet for a new property you just listed.  It normally takes you about two hours to create and finalize the feature sheet.

You have two choices: a) Create the feature sheet for yourself b) pay someone to do it for you.

Every hour you spend on something other than selling or marketing yourself to your prospective clients, is an hour WASTED. In an hour you can meet / find at least one prospect.  That one person can turn into a deal.  Therefore by creating the feature sheet yourself, you have now potentially lost two prospective clients.  That is a loss of $20,000+ .  Wouldn’t you rather spend $50 to get someone to create the feature sheet for you , so that you can spend two hours prospecting and finding the right clients.

Hiring a freelancer is really about time management.  You are not a graphic designer or an administrative assistant.  You need to spend your time on YOUR JOB, and let someone else deal with the rest.

You may choose to hire a freelancer, an assistant or even a virtual assistant.  Whichever method you choose, just make sure you choose one.  Your business cannot afford another option.