Is It Better to Invest in DIY “Doing It Yourself” or Paying Experts?
DIY and Pay Experts – It’s a topic a lot of people don’t want to talk about. With the rise of technology and the opportunities to create a business from your home people are adopting the concept of self-learning and “doing it yourself”. It’s easy to ignore all the businesses with years- even decades of experience under their belt who are available and ready to offer their services. These businesses are been ignored because there is a growing trend of individuals who go the “DIY” route wants to do things on their own – whether it’s web design or marketing.
Small Business Owners That Are Limited To Money Are Creating Something Out Of Nothing
One of the biggest challenges that small business owners face is not having a wide budget to fund their business. Small business owners that are limited to money are creating something out of nothing are discovering different ways of learning and different skills to move their business forward. People with great ideas have been able to create something different and turn that passion into a career. That doesn’t mean they don’t need help. What if they want to expand their business? Create a team? There are different benefits and disadvantages of DIY everything for your company.
With the rise of internet courses, blogs and YouTube tutorials, Everyone is an “expert” now a day. What is worth more of your investment: a self-proclaimed “expert” or a highly-trained marketing expert? Industry Experts understand your goals, and lead you to the success that you are aiming for?
Knowing Your Strengths
Everyone is great at something – there are people who dedicate their lives to becoming the top of their industries. There are multi-talented people that can juggle different skills, but everyone is different. Are you a great writer, but are trying to learn graphics, or trying to create a budget for your company? You might be trying to save money by not hiring a graphic designer, but you are losing time that you can be using for the good of your company. Knowing your strengths, and what you bring to the table is good to know.
Understanding Your Weakness
If you know that creating a website is not your forte and it will probably take you 3 months, frustration and stress- it’s time to be realistic. It’s better to hire someone that knows what they are doing, will understand your needs, and will save you time that you can be investing in your business. It might cost you $300, but it’s better than wasting your time and energy and not getting the task accomplished. Many business owners don’t want to let go of their ego and want to be able to handle it all. The reality is that at the end of the day you will need a team for your business to succeed. Remember that, hiring an expert doesn’t stop you from learning, it means that you have more time to work on things that you are skilled and focus on areas to improve.
DIY Is Not Bad At All
“Doing It Yourself” is not bad by any means. There are many great benefits to learning how to do something and stepping out of your comfort zone. Sure, it can save you some money, but also it can cost you in other ways.
If you are not sure of what you are doing, and you keep having to pay over and over for that mistake, then it’s time to hire an expert. It’s all up to you to know the time involved and how to make the most out of it.
Learning about different skills for your business is important as well as being aware. If you want your business to be taken seriously, invest in experts that have the quality education & experience. Be realistic on what you want to accomplish, on your strengths and weakness. Don’t be afraid to step out of your comfort zone, give another individual the change to take your business to the next level because at the end of the day you are still learning, and creating a team of people who will also succeed by your side.
Are you ready to “let go of the reigns” on different aspects of your business? Perhaps you got an influx of new clients and you are losing time. Or even, your business is growing it’s become difficult to run every section of your business well. Faceless Marketing is the marketing firm that you can depend on to give you the best results and greatest return on investment (ROI). Reach out to Faceless Marketing for some consultation. Get a FREE quote on any of our services from printing to web design and SEO. Call 1-800-357-1299 or Shoot us a Message Here.