Time to Team Up

Free resources for solo entrepreneurs and small business owners who are thinking about hiring, but just not sure where to start.

Hiring Doesn’t Have to Be Scary

As a small business owner working alone its easy to get overwhelmed and suddenly have your business blow up. Things start to fall through the cracks and your quality starts to slip. You start to wonder if its time to hire someone to help out, but that’s such a scary idea.

Lucky for you, we’ve done the hard work and want to share the results with you!

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Do These Questions Sound Familiar?

  • Should I hire?
  • How do I know when to hire?
  • How do I manage my team?
  • How do I create a team that will want to stay and love working for me?
  • What if I don’t have enough work to share with a team?
  • How do I run a remote team?
  • Is it hard to run a remote team?
  • How can I trust my remote team?
  • How can I make sure I’m not micromanaging?
  • How can I keep my control freak in check?

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Articles and Resources

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Dialing Down the Control Freak

By Nicole Hanusek | February 19, 2019

Back when I was still a one-woman-shop, I was struggling with the idea of hiring some help. There are many things to consider when you’re overwhelmed with work, and we’ll get to more of that in another article (subscribe to get notifications). What I want to talk about right now is the fact that I’m…

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How Leveraging your Marketing Team Can Improve your Bottom Line

By Danielle Iera | August 12, 2018

Expanding Your Team to Fuel Your Joy and Give Your Business Room to Grow. Being a business owner means wearing multiple hats. It oftentimes forces you to not only be the expert in your craft but to be your business’s marketing team and to fill several other roles that are not innate to your skill…

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How to Hire & Manage a Remote WordPress Team [WP Elevation Blog]

By Danielle Iera | September 28, 2017

In this post, Nicole shares her tips on how to hire and manage a remote WordPress team by discussing the challenges the company has faced, how we overcame those challenges and some of the tools the team uses to make life easier. “You’ll see that it isn’t so hard and can be quite rewarding to…

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3 Reasons Why Our Work-Life Balance Directly Affects Your Results

By Danielle Iera | August 25, 2017

Not only does a good work-life balance benefit us as a team, but also plays a part in how our work is affected and delivered to you. One of the many reasons I love working for this team is the emphasis on how important it is to have a good work-life balance. With the laid-back…

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Website Project & Knowledge Management Tools We Love

By Danielle Iera | May 1, 2017

Editors note: Updated 1/4/2021 One key component of a good team is to have processes in place and useful tools at their fingertips to keep themselves, each other, and their projects organized. Here’s a shortlist of our favorite website project management tools that we use often to keep our projects smooth-sailing from the kick-off meeting…