Building A Remote Team

Three focuses of my blog are Financial Literacy/Money, Business/Entrepreneurship and Technology. More and more businesses are facing the prospect of remote working. As such, building an optimal remote team is critical. The following contributed post is entitled, Building A Remote Team.

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One of the best things about starting a business from home, or even freelancing, is that you can build a team as remote and flexible as you. Investing in remote team members is one of the best ways to scale and grow your business, and the best part is that you don’t need to have long-term contracts.

A couple of remote team members will make a huge impact.

Photo by Chris Montgomery on Unsplash


One of the areas of your business that you might think is significant in the early days is your finances/ But it is better to practice good financial hygiene in your business as early as possible. Remote bookkeeping is the perfect solution for keeping your finances in order and is as flexible as you are.

Social Media

Ideally, you want to spend as much time working on your business rather than spending a lot of time on the admin and things like social media. While you can spend a few hours a month planning and setting up automatic posting, it is often better to have someone who has professional experience do it.

They will manage to tackle it faster and create content that packs a punch. Some people also prefer a virtual assistant that includes social media in their package.

As they are professionals, remote social media managers usually have their own software, which can reduce the cost for you.

Look for a remote social media manager with packages that fit your needs. If you haven’t set up your social media, they can also give you recommendations about what you should have for your business.


One of the signals that search engines want to see from your website is that there is fresh content going on it. It shows the search engines that you are active and relevant to your audience. If you have a lot of ideas but aren’t great at putting them together, then a freelance writer might be the perfect solution.

There are writers that work within all types of budgets, and you will likely find one that specializes in what you do too.

They will be able to create all types of content, and you can decide if you want to have a running contract or order from them when your budget allows.

An up-to-date and often updated blog will do wonders for your SEO too!


You might not have the budget or the need for an SEO company to handle everything for you, but freelance SEO experts can come in when you need them to, set up a plan, and help you stick to it.

You’ll need to find one that works within your budget, but often they will be able to tell you what you can and cannot get for the amount.

The benefits of a remote and freelance team are that they will be on hand when you need them, never cost more than you have, and you can change and grow your team as you wish.

You might decide that you’d prefer a combination of in-house and freelance, in which case you’ll need this: 4 Tips For Hiring The Right People For Your Company.

Author: anwaryusef

Anwar Y. Dunbar is a Regulatory Scientist. Being a naturally curious person, he is also a student of all things. He earned his Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan and his Bachelor’s Degree in General Biology from Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU). Prior to starting the Big Words Blog Site, Anwar published and contributed to numerous research articles in competitive scientific journals reporting on his research from graduate school and postdoctoral years. After falling in love with writing, he contributed to the now defunct, and the Edvocate where he regularly wrote about: Education-related stories/topics, Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), Financial Literacy; as well as conducted interviews with notable individuals such as actor and author Hill Harper. Having many influences, one of his most notable heroes is author, intellectual and speaker, Malcolm Gladwell, author of books including Outliers and David and Goliath. Anwar has his hands in many, many activities. In addition to writing, Anwar actively mentors youth, works to spread awareness of STEM careers, serves on the Board of Directors of the Friends of the David M. Brown Arlington Planetarium, serves as Treasurer for the JCSU Washington, DC Alumni Chapter, and is active in the Dave Ramsey Financial Peace Ministry at the Alfred Street Baptist Church. He also tutors in the subjects of biology, chemistry and physics. Along with his multi-talented older brother Amahl Dunbar (designer of the Big Words logos, inventor and a plethora of other things), Anwar is a “Fanboy” and really enjoys Science-Fiction and Superhero movies including but not restricted to Captain America Civil War, Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Prometheus. He is a proud native of Buffalo, NY.

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