How We Overcomplicate OFS – Practical Advice

How We Overcomplicate OFS Feature

I started outsourcing without any blueprint – I just jumped right in without even knowing if the pond was deep or if I’d find any fish there. I did it because I believed that, well, everything will just fall into place. Fast forward to today, now helps millions of business owners grow their businesses […]

How We Deal With Holidays and Paid Time Off – Practical Advice

How We Deal With Holidays and Paid Time Off Feature

I received an email from Mike asking me how I deal with holidays and time-off with the Online Filipino Specialists (OFS). Mike said he gives his 14 OFS 25 days off a year. He found that rather than going into the specifics on US versus Philippines holidays and time-off, he gives his OFS 25 paid […]

When Your OFS Can’t Take Praise or Criticism – Practical Advice

When Your OFS Can't Take Praise or Criticism Feature

Does your Online Filipino Specialist (OFS) have low self-esteem? Do they ever thank you for your feedback and not consider it negative criticism? The Filipino culture is one of the most unique in the world, and it’s also challenging for many people who need to become more familiar with it.  For some reason, Filipinos don’t […]

Podcast (The Mark Struczewski Podcast)

How to Hire a Virtual Specialist - John Jonas

Podcast Link: If you’ve heard about my story, you might have already heard me say that I’m not a good employee and that I quit my job because I don’t like working 9-to-5. Mark Struczewski is just like me – he didn’t like what he was doing and found his corporate job a drag. When […]

Podcast (Screw the Commute)

882 Do outsourcing the right way Tom interviews John Jonas Feature

Podcast Link: Tom Antion has never had a job. He’s always had small businesses – Tom has been entrepreneurial since he was nine or ten. In fact, before even graduating from college, he already owned four apartment buildings and a hotel! If you are willing to do the work, Tom will teach you the […]

Podcast (Ecom Life)

The Power of Outsourcing with John Jonas, founder of FEATURE

Quadra eCommerce is a 7-figure print-on-demand online business. Founders Brian and John (and Scott, who’s not in the podcast) have experienced how owning a successful online business has allowed them to live life on their terms. That’s why they’re on a mission to simplify the process of starting and scaling a print-on-demand business, so you […]

Why I Won’t Recruit For You – Practical Advice

Why I Won't Recruit For You Feature

I always receive requests from employers asking me to recruit someone for them. But my answer remains the same: No. Why? Simple. I may be good at recruiting since the first person I hired in 2005 still works for me today, but I am not good at recruiting for you. I believe that hiring isn’t […]

Podcast (Wizards of Ecom)

When Should You Hire a Virtual Assistant with John Jonas, Founder of Feature

Podcast Link: Carlos Alvarez is one of the founders of Wizards of Ecom. He uses his 20+ years of online selling experience to help Amazon retailers get the most out of the platform. He’s on a mission to empower brands to take advantage of selling on Amazon and help entrepreneurs break the shackles of their […]

Podcast (Thoughtful Entrepreneur)

Outsourcing with Online Jobs’ John Jonas Feature

Podcast Link: Josh Elledge believes everyone has a message that can positively impact the world. He is a serial entrepreneur who builds the companies he needs most globally.  In 2014, He launched UpMyInfluence to help entrepreneurs like himself attract the perfect audiences and grow their brands without the crazy costs and contracts associated with […]

Improvements on for YOU! – Practical Advice

Improvements on for YOU! Feature

We are always making improvements to serve you better!  We know that it’s not easy to trust someone who’s on the other side of the world, let alone have someone work on your business! Here at, we pride ourselves in connecting you with real people in the Philippines who can build a working relationship […]