Hi my name is Mitz from WordPress Website Builder. I build websites for a living and love sharing what I know about websites.
If you plan to create a successful WordPress website, believe me it does not happen overnight. Even if you have some fantastic luck and have thousands of people visit your website, there is no avoiding the hard work involved.
Many gurus on the Internet promote get rich quick schemes and say that everything is very easy to do. I agree that it is easy to do but I do not agree that it can be quick. The best way to create a business online is to make a successful WordPress website, a solid business that will be there for years to come.
Now the next question is, can you create a successful WordPress website without outsourcing? I guess many new WordPress website builders are asking themselves that exact question. How far can you go without outsourcing work to other people?
In this article I can only tell you how long I survived before I had to outsource work for my WordPress website.
What is outsourcing?
Outsourcing, in the Internet world, is when you get other people to do work that you would usually do yourself. It does not have to mean that you employee people permanently or even part-time, as you can do it on a job by job basis. For example if I wanted 10 articles written, I could post a job on a website such as the Elance.com, and get someone to complete that job only. There would be no obligation for me to employ that person further.
This in itself is a new skill that has to be learned if you want to outsource projects to help you build your WordPress website. You need to know how to give people clear instructions, get the best work out of them, and end up with the result that you desire.
Why don’t people start outsourcing work as soon as they start building a WordPress website?
1. They do not have enough money to spend on outsourcing.
2. They do not have the skills to deal with people.
3. They do not know how or where to start.
4. They think that other people will not do the work as good as they would.
What are the advantages to outsourcing work in the early stages of your WordPress website?
- Your WordPress website business will grow faster and you will earn money earlier.
- It will free up your time to do other jobs.
- You can outsource jobs that you are not good at which will relieve stress.
- You might actually learn something off an experienced worker.
Can you create a successful WordPress website without outsourcing?
I’m not sure if this is correct for everyone however, I have created three or four successful WordPress websites without having to outsource any work. The only problem is, that it took me approximately 2 years to actually become successful. I worked for those two years without any money, as I built WordPress websites, and learned as much as I could at the same time. To tell the truth, it was the learning that took up most of the time. The actual WordPress website building did not take much time at all.
Let me explain a few details. To get a WordPress website up and running is very easy now days and can be done within a day. It’s the maintaining, the fresh content, and the promotion, that takes up most of the time. But these jobs nowhere near took up as much time as learning how to do it in the first place. This is why I did not need to outsource work as I needed to learn how to do it first. I could not employ someone to do something when I did not know what to get them to do.
The other point that I must make is that I did not invest any money into making my businesses. I built my WordPress websites the free way, with a lot of hard work, and a lot of free information.
How did I create a successful WordPress website business without outsourcing?
I did not do it entirely by myself, however there were no other humans involved. I used tools such as WordPress themes, WordPress plug-ins, programs, and so on. For example I bought Subscribers Magnet to increase my optin rates and it worked. I wrote a post about the results I got after installing this plug-in. See what results I got from using subscribers magnet. You can see how many subscribers I got in one day from using this plug-in.
I also used other search engine optimization plug-ins to help me do my work. Thanks to all these tools, I could run my business on my own.
When is the right time for you to outsource work for your WordPress website?
I waited approximately 3 years until I decided to get some help by outsourcing some work. There is a simple reason for this. After my websites became successful, I could relax a bit more because I had put in the hard yards and built a solid foundation for my business. The more successful my websites became, the less work I needed to do. This was the perfect time for me to outsource as I now could think clearly and focus on what I wanted.
Everything seems so much easier when you have some success and experience behind you.
If you study what all the gurus say on the Internet, you get the idea that it is almost impossible to create a successful WordPress website without outsourcing. I disagree and have proved that you can do it on your own to a certain extent. Therefore if you’re not ready to outsource work then do not panic and feel that you have to. You can still create a successful WordPress website without outsourcing a single minute of work, it just depends on far you want to go.