Whether you’re new to outsourcing or you’ve worked with professionals before like virtual assistants, graphic designers, copywriters, or web designers, you might be wondering what kind of help you need in order to take your business to the next level.
Most business owners get to a point where they wonder if they need a VA (or a few of them) or if they need to bring on an online business manager or project manager to handle some of the bigger managerial tasks in their business.
First of all, let’s look at what an OBM does and how are they’re different from VAs.
An OBM, or online business manager, takes on the role of manager in your business. They help put your big plans into action by organizing and delegating tasks, and supervising business operations to make sure stuff’s getting done. They monitor to make sure everything is being taken care of along with making sure it is organized so you don’t have to.
They can also provide accountability, which can be a business game changer all on its own.Read More
As an OBM, a huge part of my job is keeping things organized in my clients’ businesses as well as my own.
With all my clients, their projects, my projects, and several people on my team, there are a lot of moving parts to keep track of! Content creation, outreach, social media, research, tech stuff, graphics, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
There are always so many tasks going on in my business that it’s impossible to keep up with them all without a robust project management program.
I’ve tried several systems over the years I’ve been in business (don’t even get me started on the ones I don’t like…) but there’s one that stands out above the rest, that I absolutely LOVE: Teamwork.Read More
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Lots of business gurus preach hustle and drive and pushing through. We’re told to burn the boats, make it happen and get out of our own way. But what if they’re wrong? I happen to think they are. Or at a minimum, misguided. What if we, instead, embraced ease and flow and worked with our…Read More