What’s the best way to outsource work?

David Jackson (Founder, Seeking Alpha)
How to hire someone to handle outsourcing for your startup | A Founder’s Notebook

At Seeking Alpha, we’ve found that offshoring is more effective than outsourcing for many tasks. We’ve built an outstanding team of 40 people in India. The core was built by Tova Citrin, who now runs her own business helping companies to build offshore teams.

Scott Britton (Co-Founder of Troops)
The Most Effortless and Effective Business Outsourcing System

1. Hire or designate someone to be your Virtual Team Architect. Find someone who’s internet saavy, like a college student, and invest some time in them. Have them go through video tutorials online for popular sites like Elance and Odesk. There will be some upfront time costs, but in the long run it will be incredibly worth it. 2. Once you have your Virtual Team architect, have them find you a dedicated virtual assistant. Identify the key pieces o… (read more)