The last part of how to build your social media marketing agency is here. We are going to learn important instructions about building your team, how to hire and how to go from zero to one million. We are going to start this chapter by speaking about the right time to build your team and what do you exactly need. So if you are ready, let’s begin.
We have learned a lot about building your social media marketing agency and now it is time to learn how you can grow your team to make the process easier for yourself. In my experience, the best time to build your team is when you are making money and there is just too much work to do, besides this, the employee must make at least 3 times his/her salery inside your agency.
This means that if you want to pay your employee $1000 salary, the work that he/she does inside the agency must bring at least $3000 to the agency. Now there are 2 kinds of hiring, one of them is full time as your agency employee and the other is to bring a freelancer. Each of these ways has its own benefits.
The benefits of hiring a freelancer:
The downside of hiring a freelancer
The benefits of hiring an employee are the opposite of what we talked above. The next thing you should consider is about their position which can be in the background, meaning they have no contact with clients or front with direct contact to your clients. Depending on the situation you have to make the call.
If you hire an employee you have to make sure about all paper works and their tax. You can use some accounting firms to do the paperwork for you. They will do all the taxes you need to do with all the paper works.
There are several general steps to hire people for your agency which is written below.
!!! Note: Ask about the salery they are looking for in pre interview.
Now that you know how you should get clients and provide service to them, how to hire people, you need a general framework to push you forward to make more money. Along the way, you need a major main skill which is the ability to sell.
Your activities are divided into 2 parts:
The structure of growing your business is to bring employees, teach them what to do, pay them to do the job, and you spend most of your time on hunting. It is suggested that at this stage it is better to spend more than 80% of our time on hunting new clients.
You will get better at selling just by practicing, so try to do it as much as you can. Master sales, it will serve you for the rest of your life.
The biggest mistake new entrepreneurs make:
Books to read: