Episode 15: The Biggest Mistake People Make When Hiring a Contractor

Episode 15: The Biggest Mistake People Make When Hiring a Contractor

Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Other Listening Apps

In this episode, Melanie opens up about her initial struggles with hiring help for her business and shares invaluable insights on how to avoid common pitfalls. As summer approaches, business dynamics change, making it the perfect time to consider bringing in extra help. Melanie dives into the mistakes many entrepreneurs make when hiring their first (or fifth) contractor, emphasizing the importance of clarity in what you’re hiring for and how to delegate tasks effectively. Tune in for tips on hiring right, creating efficient systems, and preparing for a successful partnership with your new team member.

Topics Discussed

  1. Common mistakes in hiring and how to avoid them.
  2. Preparing for hiring through time audits and SOPs.
  3. Effective onboarding and communication plans.

Mentioned in the episode:

Connect with Melanie & Branda


Why did my launch flop? What do I write in my welcome sequence? Is my sales page copy effective? How do I track my ROI? Is it time to hire? There are a million questions that run through your mind as an online entrepreneur. As time goes on, things may feel like they’re getting harder instead of easier, and you may even have days where you want to burn it all down. 

Welcome to Chaos to Conversions, a podcast of practical, no-BS strategies to grow your online business. Here, you’ll gain clarity around the next best steps to take to move your business forward…without working 80 hours a week. From email marketing to KPIs, content planning, SEO, mindset, and more, this podcast will be your new business toolkit.

Your hosts, Melanie and Branda, are two entrepreneurs navigating the ups and downs of running a business. Melanie is an online business manager and launch strategist who has helped her clients generate a combined $1 million in revenue. Branda is a copywriter and content strategist who has helped over 50+ small business owners reach their pinch-me goals. They’ve teamed up to bring you actionable tips and strategies, so you can launch your program, make your first hire, tackle all things copywriting, and more.

Tune in each Tuesday to be a part of the honest conversation (and laugh along with them). After listening, follow along on Instagram @duxburydigital and @therelevantcollective.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


Subscribe to the bi-monthly newsletter and get access to all premium content and future updates and promotions.

Join the club

* We will never share your details with any third party 

You have just joined Duxbury Digital's Weekly Newsletter! 🎉