Remember those first few exciting months (or years) when you started your business? You had more time than money and you wanted to learn and do everything yourself. You were motivated and on a roll.
We’re talking building your website, writing your website copy, setting up your social media channels and posting to them — you name it. This is a fun, exciting time, and you’re learning a lot.
Perhaps this works for a while. You get some great clients and the referrals are coming in, but then you have a realization: you can’t do it all.
- There’s too much to learn.
- Technologies are continually changing.
- You don’t have enough time to work on your core business.
You may have also hit a wall, in that you can’t take on any more paid clients because you’ve reached your capacity.
Time to rethink and consider building a team. It can be a little scary, but I haven’t witnessed anyone taking their business to the next level without it. You’ll need different team members based on your skill set, but here’s what I’ve grown to value immensely. [Read more…]