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Top 7 types of jobs and tasks you can outsource to boost productivity

Top 7 types of jobs and tasks you can outsource to boost productivity

Sometimes, deciding which tasks to outsource can be a bit tricky especially for startup or small and medium-sized businesses. Everything has been managed properly under your care and you’d think that outsourcing tasks may disrupt the system you already have in place.

However reality sets in and sometimes having to do everything in your business and putting on different hats just wouldn’t cut it. It’s not sustainable to pursue a business when its key persons cannot effectively delegate. It oftentimes stunts a company’s growth and becomes inflexible to change.

To help identify verticals and tasks you can outsource, below is a helpful list that can be your guide in delegating:


  • Email management
  • Chat support
  • Appointment setting
  • Inbound/outbound calls
  • Transcribe audio voice
  • Bookkeeping
  • Creating reports
  • Preparing meeting minutes
  • Documentation updates
  • Data entry
  • Research
  • Online shopping


  • Online listings
  • Description writing
  • Photo posting
  • Review maintenance
  • Price canvas
  • Market research
  • General advertising
  • Bidding items
  • Amazon ecommerce
  • Fact-checking
  • Reimbursements


  • List building
  • Paperwork documentation
  • Transaction coordination
  • Database and property software management
  • Property valuation
  • Receptionist
  • Fill-out questionnaires
  • Appointment setting
  • Create virtual tours
  • Website maintenance


  • Set up social media accounts
  • Post informative content and articles
  • Uploading to YouTube
  • Managing social media platforms
  • Generate social content
  • Social media analytics
  • Monitor social media pages
  • Maintain Hootsuite accounts
  • Reposting and reblogging
  • Answering to personal messages
  • Replying to relevant comments
  • Updating social media information


  • Job postings
  • Resume and profile screening
  • Initial phone interviews
  • Book office interviews
  • Send work requirements and job contracts
  • Facilitate onboarding process
  • Facilitate payroll tracking
  • Background checking
  • Administer screening tests
  • Employee attendance tracking
  • Conflict resolution and documentation


  • Set-up Google Analytics
  • Complete Website SEO Audit Report
  • Social bookmarking
  • On-page and Off-page site optimization
  • Create landing pages
  • Build quality content for users
  • Utilize Pay-per-click ad campaigns
  • General keyword research
  • Register to directories and listings
  • Repost popular blog posts


  • Logo creation
  • Poster and ads creation
  • Billboards design
  • Designing collaterals
  • T-shirt design
  • Format of ebooks and white papers
  • Online magazines
  • Designing illustration for books
  • Creating Canva presentations
  • Branding campaigns
  • Label and product packaging design
  • 3D Rendering of Mockups

The main criteria for outsourcing effectively is finding out if a particular task is something that can be done without the need of physical presence of employee. Determine if the task is not too sensitive to be outsourced nor if it is too complicated. Also before outsourcing assess how you can improve on your own personal tasks as a consequence for leveraging the benefits of outsourcing and if it is a worthwhile decision.

These types of jobs and more can be outsourced effectively if you have a battle-tested partner in the industry. Six Eleven has over a decades worth of handling outsourcing projects and campaigns from various verticals and multiple types of businesses. The company is reliable and highly effective.

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