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Master Outsourcing | Get the best price & save time

Learn how to outsource like a professional. Master uncommon techniques & skills for guaranteeing project success

Description

Want to know how you can save up to 90% on your project, while completing it sooner? Want to learn how, with access only to a computer, you can get virtually any part of your business built? Learn how to outsource and you'll learn how to make magic with your project to-do list. You'll be able to hit goals sooner and spend only a fraction of what you would have otherwise needed. Save your project by going lean and shifting your attention and resources to other crucial areas. Outsourcing has endless possibilities - you just need to know how to use it. Website development, mobile app development, logo design, market research, customer feedback, email marketing, sales, promotion, scheduling, editing, proofreading, ghostwriting, interviewing, application testing, bookkeeping, employee vetting, so much more - these are just SOME of the things you can outsource today! People that are skilled at outsourcing can be 10x as efficient as those who are not. Virtually every company and startup outsources in some way. Being able to outsource is a HUGE opportunity for you and your project - take advantage of it!
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Curriculum

  • Introduction to the course
    Course Overview
    7:34
    What is outsourcing?
    6:28
    What should you outsource and what should you not
    12:12
    Planning your budget and estimating costs
    12:14
    Review Material
  • Getting Started
    Where to find outsourcing firms and freelancers
    7:42
    Introduction to Elance
    19:32
    Going further in depth with Elance
    2:44
    Introduction to UpWork
    19:39
    Going further in depth with Upwork
    5:52
    Introduction to Freelancer
    8:45
    Using alternative techniques and platforms to find contractors
    5:39
    Review Material
  • Dive Deeper
    Planning your subcontracting strategy
    8:24
    Deciding between a firm or a freelancer
    19:53
    Country Profiles & how to pick your ideal combination
    18:35
    The relationship between Price & Autonomy
    8:07
    The Goldilocks syndrome
    7:39
    Review Material
  • Posting Expertise
    Writing a title that attracts the right bids
    9:04
    Hands on with writing titles
    12:38
    Writing the perfect description
    11:05
    Getting hands on with writing descriptions
    15:10
    Getting the Settings Right
    17:21
    Review Material
  • Strategies for minimizing costs and time
    Rapid cycling posts
    4:54
    The $50 test
    4:13
    The "Keyer" question strategy
    7:43
    Repeating the project back to you
    4:13
    Getting them off the platform
    4:22
    The long term strategy
    5:18
    Using messaging to your advantage
    6:58
    Fixed rate vs per hour? Use our technique instead
    9:37
    The Specializations strategy
    6:26
    Review Material
  • Best Practices
    6 pillars for evaluating contractors
    15:53
    6 red flags for contractors
    7:50
    How important is site reputation?
    4:53
    Understanding your response rate
    4:41
    How to handle extra work and specifications
    2:09
    What is good? Avoid this trap
    9:13
    How to treat referrals
    3:15
    Is outsourcing a long term solution?
    5:55
    Legality with outsourcing
    10:57
    Review Material
  • Documentation
    Creating an overview
    5:52
    Creating a functions list
    10:30
    Example: Creating our functions list
    10:34
    Adding pages
    19:49
    Creating the user section
    11:08
    Creating the parameters list
    10:51
    Adding comments
    2:50
    Intro to Balsamiq
    19:40
    Going further with Balsamiq
    3:25
    An example site made in Balsamiq
    3:21
    Review Material
  • Selecting the right person
    What to look for in their language
    9:45
    Analyzing language further
    14:00
    The response rate test
    6:29
    Dissecting their Bid amount
    11:08
    Review Material
  • Internal Management skills
    Getting acquainted with Asana, the king of project management tools
    12:27
    Going further with Asana
    10:02
    Review Material
  • Bug Hunting
    Becoming a bug hunting master
    11:14
    Bug hunting on mobile
    5:10
    Some thoughts on bug hunting
    1:40
    TIP: Accelerate your testing this way
    0:50
    Review Material
  • Common Scenarios and how to handle them
    Low quality work
    6:13
    Missing Deadlines
    8:19
    Repeatedly missing bugs
    6:11
    They ask for money upfront
    5:15
    They bid and disappear
    4:16
    Contractor raises their price
    8:37
    Review Material

Skills

  • Project Management
  • Outsourcing

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