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Outsource Obsession

Consumers flock to services that outsource even rudimentary tasks

Implications - Anything consumers can do to automate an aspect of daily life is being coveted, which is supported by the rise of outsource services for everything from laundry to texting. As work schedules continue to become more hectic, consumers will likely opt for convenience, even at a price, in everyday life.
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Megatrends
8 Featured, 58 Examples:
347,255 Total Clicks
Date Range:
Feb 14 — Oct 14
Trending:
Warm
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Featured Examples

Outsourced Handcrafted Products
Outsourced Handcrafted Products
Made By Gurus Lets You Pick Someone to Make Your Handmade Goods
If you are looking for handmade goods created by skilled craftspeople, this Dutch startup allows you to make requests for personalized products. Similar to Etsy, Made By Gurus is perfect for... MORE
Outsourced Apology Services
Outsourced Apology Services
Japan's Apology Agencies Help You Tell Someone You're Sorry
Sometimes it’s just not easy to tell someone you’re sorry, and if there’s no way you can find the right words on your own, if you’re in Japan, it’s possible to get... MORE
Crowdsourced Chore Completers
Crowdsourced Chore Completers
This Butler Service Calls Other Helpers to Take Care of Your Tasks
This crowdsourced butler service brings together a variety of helpers to ensure every task you need done gets finished. Alfred is an on demand option that calls on a variety of other services to... MORE
Design Tweaks Outsourcing
Design Tweaks Outsourcing
Swiftly Will Take on Your Company's Small Design Jobs in Under an Hour
If you are looking to outsource small design jobs, Swiftly is definitely the service you want to check out. For only $19—$11 if you order in bulk—you can get design tweaks made quickly.... MORE
play_circle_filled Automatic Girlfriend-Texting Apps
Automatic Girlfriend-Texting Apps
The BroApp Will Text Your Girlfriend For You
BroApp is an app that will text your girlfriend so that you can spend more time your dude friends. The virtual wingman is designed to “outsource relationships,” letting guys specify the... MORE
Outsourced Messaging Apps
Outsourced Messaging Apps
Miranda July's Somebody App Lets a Stranger Deliver Bad News for You
Sometimes there’s just not a good way to deliver bad news, which is what makes Miranda July’s ‘Somebody’ app great if you’re too chicken to act as the bearer of bad news.... MORE
Outsourced To-Do List Apps
Outsourced To-Do List Apps
The AskForTask To-Do App Gets Someone Else to Do the Dirty Work
AskForTask is a to-do app unlike any other—you do have the ability to create a list of things that you need to get done, but instead of doing these things on your own, the app lets you find... MORE
play_circle_filled Texting Casanova Services
Texting Casanova Services
TextJake Allows a Dude Named Jake to Draft Your Important Messages
TextJake.com is a service that allows comedian and actor Jake Hurwitz to write your texts for you. You can buy one to ten messages on the website. After your purchase, simply submit a screenshot of... MORE

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