Most startup founders are blind to the benefits of outsourcing. They want to keep all of their operations together, under one roof, even if that roof is their apartment. Outsourcing often seems like something that only large companies have the funds to do, companies that are too big to be managed by the staff they have on hand. However, outsourcing can be a great way for a startup to improve the quality of their business and quickly expand, without being restricted just to the talents and the time of those who work in the physical office or who are currently on the payroll.
I personally like Elance, Fiverr and oDesk. Outsourcing gives small, new companies the opportunity to quickly branch out, and to ensure that some of their business-related tasks are done quickly and efficiently, by someone who really understands how to do them—instead of handing the task over to someone in-house who has no time or idea how to complete the task.
Lower labour costs
This is probably one of the most popular benefits of outsourcing work. It is often much cheaper to pay someone outside of your company to complete a task than to pay someone inside of the company to do so. There are freelancers and outsourcing companies that offer work for pennies on the dollar, if you only know where to look. Do not be afraid to look outside of your home country for labour, as outsourcing to a foreign company can save serious …Read more