Freelancing and Outsourcing Strategy and Tips

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Outsourcing is the new buzzword in the business community. However, the question of why businesses outsource their business process is still being asked by a lot of people. Surely, outsourcing would create a lot of profit for a business. Besides, why would businesses outsource their business process if they won’t make any money out of it?

Aside from saving a lot of money from outsourcing, businesses that want to unburden themselves from heavy workloads caused by the growing demand of their work by the public resort to outsourcing to do the job they should be doing. Businesses today hire outsourcing freelancers from different countries to do a part of the business process in order to save money on labor and also expand their capabilities.

Since there are a lot of skilled individuals in developing countries with little chance of employment, outsourcing became one of the best industries considered by a lot of talented and skilled individuals in developing countries. In terms of salary, outsourcing provides cheap labor compared to getting your companies work done in-house. For example, in the United States, you would pay a qualified professional about 100 dollars to get the job done. However, outsourcing the job to other countries will only require you to pay 20 dollars to get the same job done with an equally qualified professional and at the same time, keep them happy.

The minimum salary rate in developing countries is much lower compared in the United States. This is why outsourcing can save your business a lot of money in terms of salary payments.

These are the benefits that your company can take advantage of in outsourcing. Cheap labor with equally qualified professionals in other countries can definitely save your business a lot of money on salaries.

However, before you try and outsource part of your business’ work, you have to determine if the outsourcing freelancers are qualified and skilled professionals with skills related to your business. This will ensure the best quality for your outsourced jobs.

By first checking out the quality of work from freelancers, you will be able to determine if the work done by them is up to par or not. Doing this will enable you to find the freelancer that will meet your standards.

You also have to consider if the professionals who will be handling your outsourced work is qualified to do the job. Besides, you don’t want a talented programmer to do the job of a mechanic. You have to know the specialty of the freelancers and determine if they will be able to perform the job you will offer them with quality and efficiency.

Outsourcing will answer your businesses financial and production problems. If you are looking for a way to save money and at the same time increase productivity, outsourcing is the right choice for your business. Not only will you save a lot of money because of cheaper labor compared as to the rates in your country, but you will also have the same quality of work that the equally qualified professionals in your country can do at a much lower price.

With outsourcing, your business will be able to grow and also decrease the burden of heavy workload.

Where possible, aim to be ‘the general of the army, not a soldier in the trenches’.  I use oDesk to hire freelancers and so far the experience has been very good.

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Freelancing and Outsourcing Strategy and Tips
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When you build up your business, you don’t need to know everything to succeed. Aim to be “the general of the army, not a soldier in the trenches”. This video outlines the strategies and tips for outsourcing much of work via freelance sites such as oDesk.

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