How To Outsource Your Traffic Generation

This is a guest post by Justin Brooke.  Justin writes some great articles over at SiteFling and I asked him if he wouldn’t mind doing a guest post on oursourcing.

I think you’ll agree that there is always more work, but not always more time. I mean you can always think of another task to do but you can’t always just get another hour.

That’s why it’s so important to systematize your work, outsource it, and repeat with as many of your tasks as you can. When you do this you get more time out of your days and your business starts to scale.

For example, let’s say you have 12 traffic generation methods that you have to manage. If those traffic tactics take you 2-3 hours each day to update, manage, or tweak then that’s 2-3 hours everyday that you’ll never get back.

However, if you can record a video of yourself doing these tasks you can almost always teach someone else to do them. If you have someone else doing these tasks for you, now you’ve just gained 2-3 hours per day that you can dedicate to more traffic methods or other income producing tasks.

Repeat that process just 3-4 times and you could be getting whole days worth of more time to add new growth strategies to your business. What could you do with an extra day worth of time per week?

This is how I’ve grown my business past the point of my competitors being able to keep up. I’m just simply able to out work them because I have more man hours to play with.

Here’s my process, so you can duplicate it…

1.) Go to, that’s the Craigslist section for the largest city in the Philippines. You’re going to post an add for a virtual assistant or technical assistant or whatever title you want to call it.

2.) Tell them you are looking for someone with strong Internet skills, able to use excel spreadsheets, and read/write in good English. Tell them you will provide training and give them a description of the tasks they will be performing. Then offer them 20,000php ($400 USD) per month.


Virtual Assistant Needed For Internet Company

I’m looking to hire and train someone to do the majority of our
Internet based advertising tasks. The job will pay 20,000php
per month and reading/writing in English is required.

You should have good knowledge of excel spreadsheets and be
able to do basic tasks like email, web browsing, and Internet research.

Your daily tasks will be:
– Researching new keywords
– Repetitive form submission
– Analyzing performance statistics
– Logging statistics into spreadsheets
– Creating performance reports
– Tracking growth of performance
– Must be able to work 8 hours per day (night or day is your choice)
– Must be logged into Skype for all 8 hours

Again we will provide video training on all these task, but you should
be comfortable with the type of work before you apply. If you are
interested please email us at with your resume and
a paragraph explaining why you are better then the rest of the applicants.

We will not hire anyone who is not willing to tell us why they are not
better then the rest of the applicants. We’re looking for superstar
employees only, please don’t apply if that’s not you.

3.) Once they reply to your ad you setup an interview them over Skype and ask them the basic interview questions. Things like what happened to make you not be working at your last job? Tell me about a problem you had to solve at your last job and what you did to solve it? If you were stuck on a task and didn’t know how to finish it would you email me for help or just do it wrong?

4.) If they pass your interview by answering your questions the way you like now you should ask them to do a small test project to see how they perform. If they are not willing to do this I DO NOT HIRE THEM. The test could be something simple like go to Google, find the Google Adwords Keyword Tool, when you get there type in any topic about [your niche here] and create a spreadsheet with the ten keywords that have the “most searches per month.”

5.) If they pass the test to your likings then you hire them and give them training videos. The way I create my training videos are with (free) or Camtasia (paid). I basically, just record myself doing the task and talking out loud about what/why I am doing. Make sure you tell them to take detailed notes about the videos when they watch them. This is so you know they watched them and what they learned.

6.) After you have given them the training it’s time for a practice run. This would be on a sample campaign, something you don’t want to go live right away. The reason for the practice run is to see how well they perform and if there is anything you need to help them figure out that they or you might have missed in the training.

7.) Finally after the practice run has gone well… You give them a live campaign to run.

Tips For The Long Term

Managing The Daily Tasks
Having to manage your assistants everyday takes time away from you and that defeats the point of having them working for you. this is why we use project management software like Basecamp or

With we can give create multiple users and assign projects to them with task lists. Our assistants know that everyday they are to login to Skype and then login to DeskAway. Without even having to ask us anything they just get started on their task lists assigned in Sometimes 3-4 days will go by without me ever having to talk to my assitants but the work is getting done.

There is even room in DeskAway for them to uload any files associated with each project. Thats where they upload any reports or spreadsheets dealing with that project so we can see what has been done each day.

Finally there is a place for them to log how many hours they worked for each task so we can assess how well they are performing. We often offer bonuses if they complete tasks faster then the day before or they get get a certain number more tasks done in a whole week.

Paying Your New Assitants
With you can have a paycheck delivered right to a Filipino assitants door! You can even fil your Xoom account with Paypal and make it really easy. It’s your choice whether you pay monthly, bi-weekly, or weekly. Some of our assitants prefer bi-weekly and some prefer weekly.

Official Paperwork
I am not a lawyer and you should seek legal advice to find out the right way to things. However, we make each new employee sign an aggreement that they are being paid as a sub-contractor providing a service to us. Then we just give them a 1099 for tax purposes.

That’s pretty much everything you need to know about getting started with outsourcing. We have our assitants doing everything from writing articles, building landing pages, building backlinks, sending emails to potential partners, and even helping us contact popular bloggers for a spot as a guest post! 😉

If you have any questions about this stuff or want more traffic tips then head on over to my blog at we write daily about topics that make your websites kick ass. Or you can hit me up on Twitter, I’m pretty active and answer just about every @ that comes my way. I’d love to get to know some of you.

Hope you’ve enjoyed this post, and I’ll stick around to answer any questions that come up in the comments section below.

Go Bigger,
Justin Brooke

About The Author

Comments 234

  1. Roseli A. Bakar
    • Free Website Traffic
      • How To Outsource
  2. Mubin
    • Justin Brooke
      • Brad West
  3. browie
    • Justin Brooke
  4. Vern at AimforAwesome
    • Justin Brooke
    • geekevaluation
    • Martn Smith
  5. Reverse Cell Phone Lookup
    • Justin Brooke
  6. Money Is Everywhere
  7. eBlogTip
  8. Kevin in Manila
  9. Home Business Marketing
    • Justin Brooke
  10. Timon
  11. GoForexYourself
    • Justin Brooke
      • Justin Brooke
        • Shalini
  12. Rick Kats
  13. Peter
    • Brad
      • Justin Brooke
  14. Ness
    • Justin Brooke
      • Pinoy
  15. Marketophile
    • free directory submitter
    • Justin Brooke
      • free directory submitter
  16. Brad
  17. Flat TV Mounts
  18. mike
    • Justin Brooke
  19. Blogger Rise
  20. Blogger Rise
  21. Internet business blogger
    • Justin Brooke
      • Christian Cabuay
      • Michael Zhao
  22. Video Blogger
    • Justin Brooke
  23. Aman@BullsBattleBears
    • Justin Brooke
      • Aman@BullsBattleBears
        • Justin Brooke
  24. mike
    • Justin Brooke
  25. Gary
    • Justin Brooke
      • frenchy
  26. StarMars
    • Justin Brooke
  27. BeingAsha
    • Justin Brooke
      • BeingAsha
  28. Jonathan Volk
    • Justin Brooke
  29. Alex Goldstein
    • Justin Brooke
  30. Robert Avila
    • Justin Brooke
  31. Business Card Design
    • Justin Brooke
    • Justin Brooke
  32. Alejandro Reyes
    • Justin Brooke
  33. Business Card Design
  34. Ed Turner
  35. David KING
  36. Affiliate Marketing Edge
  37. Mike
  38. Saundra Jackson
    • Justin Brooke
  39. Ray La Foy
    • Justin Brooke
  40. Zulfikar
    • Justin Brooke
  41. Steven De Gracia
    • Justin Brooke
  42. June
    • Justin Brooke
    • Frenchy
      • Frenchy
  43. Jane
    • Justin Brooke
  44. Make Money With Casey
    • Justin Brooke
  45. Daniel
    • Justin Brooke
  46. Jon Fu
    • Justin Brooke
  47. Jesus Pina
    • Justin Brooke
      • Jesus Pina
  48. Maggie
    • Justin Brooke
  49. Wesley in Sydney
    • Justin Brooke
  51. Torik Fauzi
  52. Affiliate Marketing Edge
    • Justin Brooke
  53. Milo
  54. Make Money From Home
  55. marhgil
    • Justin Brooke
  56. pvidia
  57. diabetic signs
  58. Charlotte
    • Justin Brooke
  59. Best CSS Gallery
  60. Bryan Bliss
  61. max
    • Justin Brooke
  62. supra forex reviews
    • Justin Brooke
  63. Troy Boyd
    • Justin Brooke
  64. Massage Info
  65. Legal Process Outsourcing
  66. Call Center India
  67. Medical Tourism In India
  68. Susan Garren
    • Alexander Dombroff
      • almir
  69. Swanie
    • Roxie Boyd
      • Frenchy
  70. Chelle
  71. Millionaire Acts
  72. Spider Veins
  73. Johnny
  74. bladi420
  75. Ricky Peterson
  76. Bob
  77. Smart Boy Designs
  78. IT Buzz
  79. Free Xbox 360
  80. Rick
  81. geekevaluation
  82. Jaki Levy
    • almir
  84. Trader
    • almir
  85. ZK@Web Marketing Blog
    • almir
    • Brendan Wenzel
  86. taskey
  87. Bill F.
    • Brendan Wenzel
    • almir
  89. Sulumits Retsambew
  90. Michael Zhao
  91. Adam Baird
    • R Kumar
  92. Nick 1 week marketing
  93. Used Audi
  94. R Kumar
  95. Work from Home Dude
  96. Torrent Traffic
  97. Used Audi
  98. Adam
  99. Online Insurance Plans
  100. Wedding Favor Guide
  101. Zotrim
  102. Free MacBook Pro
  103. sue
    • hyoun
  104. RK
  105. Shin
  106. Crystal Singing Bowls
  107. Priyanka D
  108. eusof
    • frenchy
      • eusof
  109. Joy
  110. Philam
  111. Flat Screen TV Mount
  112. Alex
  113. Edith
  115. Debbie
  116. Sam
  117. how to get rid of acne fast
  118. john
  119. Gentleman Joe
  120. alex
  121. Amanda
  122. how to grow taller in a week
  123. Samuel
  124. Shy Bladder Cure
  125. Essential Feeling
  126. Carbonless Paper
  127. Ink Columbia MO
  128. Doug Montgomery
  129. Carroll B. Merriman
  130. Carlos --
  131. Aleksey
  132. marijuana reviews
  133. Rodney
  134. Ken
  135. Dave Mayermann
  136. website traffic generators
  137. website traffic generators
  138. Max
  139. Diana Ratliff Web Design
  140. lisa
  141. Patrick
  142. Traffic Web
  143. danelle
  144. outsource business
  145. Ashley Shepherd
  146. Ivan Jack
Weapons Of Marketing
My Legal Issues & Downloadable Resources
ACT Affiliate Marketing Method & Download
FaceBook Ninja Marketing Presentation
Interviewing Darren Rowse Of Problogger
Sarah East From PopCrunch – *NSFW* – Most Awkward Interview Ever
I Spill it All To Andrew Warner
Interviewing Penn Jillette @ TC 50
How To Be Successful Making Money Online (keynote)
NamesCon Keynote Talk (Domain Name Focused)
Affiliate Summit 2012 Closing Keynote With Slides
FaceBook Ninja Marketing Presentation