by: Sarah Joson
Friday, June 7, 2013 | Outsourcing News |
Online marketing is one of the most outsourced processes today. Apart from the fact that it is the type of work that uses the internet, it requires commitment and experience to make an online marketing campaign a success across several platforms such as social media, affiliate marketing, viral campaigns, and even search engine marketing.
However, outsourcing has gotten a bad rap as it is perceived to take away jobs from first world countries. But the reality is many business owners are struggling to make ends meet, and keep their respective customers happy with the quality of their products and services.
It is more economical. Outsourcing enables business owners to take advantage of the labor arbitrage in some countries. They are able to employ skilled people who are ready to take on online marketing work at relatively lower costs.
Business owners will have access to a larger workforce. Internet marketing involves several platforms and each platform requires a specific skill. With outsourcing, you can find candidates who are suitable for your marketing requirements.
Establish a non-stop operation. There are several internet marketing processes that are time-sensitive and social media is one of them. It requires constant monitoring as results and activities from customers are seen real time. In some cases, work has to be done in a different timezone, which is why instead of hiring someone who’ll cover the night shift locally, work can be outsourced to an offshore employee.
Have a remote team. Instead of having to set up additional workstations, a remote setup will do just fine, as long as you are able to communicate the requirements of your marketing campaign and business to your offshore online marketer.
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