Outsource Expert: Find Great Freelancers for your Projects
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Outsource Expert: Find Great Freelancers for your Projects

Everything you need to find and manage great freelancers. Turn the ideas in your head into reality through outsourcing!
4.4 (12 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
293 students enrolled
Created by Adarsh Menon
Published 7/2012
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Learn where to find the best freelancers around the world to help you in any task you choose.
  • Get step by step instructions for how to create your first project.
  • Learn how to analyze bids so you’re choosing the best expert for your task.
  • Learn how to get the most popular experts to want to work with you for future projects, without having to pay them more.
  • Learn how to negotiate the best deals and terms.
  • Learn how to ensure that you don’t pay for work that isn’t performed to your satisfaction.
  • Get a list of the top freelance sites, and places to download other tools and resources to help you manage your project.
  • Get sample agreement forms you can use to protect your idea and ownership.
Requirements
  • Creative skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively
Description

Do you have an idea for a great new mobile app and need someone to build it for you?

Are you looking for a web designer to redo your website?

Are there features you would like someone to add to your website?

This course on Outsourcing Web & App Development will teach you how to get on these Outsourcing Steps done by experts for a fraction of what it would normally cost you locally!

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Who this course is for:
  • Website owners
  • Folks with ideas for that next big mobile app.
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 02:01:15
+ Introduction
5 lectures 16:34

How do you decide what aspects of your business you should outsource?

When to Outsource
03:30

Why you should try doing something yourself, before you outsource it.

Try to do the work yourself
02:16

Here are the 4 steps you'll go through to pick a freelancer.

Process of Picking a Provider
00:47
+ Posting a Project
4 lectures 24:09

Things to consider, before you post your first project.

Preparing for your first Project
05:55

Step by step instructions on how to post your first project

Posting your First Project
11:16

Sample of a project that has been posted.

Example Project
03:41

Summary of what you need to focus on, when posting a project.

Posting your Project Summary
03:17
+ Choosing a Provider
4 lectures 33:50

Now that you have posted your first project, it is time to start analyzing the bids that start coming in. What types of things should you be looking for with each bid?

Analyzing Bids
05:16

Summary of what to look for when analyzing bids for your project.

Analyzing Bids Summary
07:54

What to look for when talking to bidders.

Talk to Bidders
06:14

What types of things can you do to get top provider to want to work for you for a discount!

Negotiating Tactics
14:26
+ Managing your Project
5 lectures 22:23

Why proper goals, deadlines and milestones should be set for your project.

Goals and Deadlines
04:43

View examples of goals and milestones and how you can track progress.

Monitoring Progress
04:18

Who should pay for changes made to your project?

Making Changes to your Project
02:46

Tips on how to properly communicate with your provider.

Communication Tips
03:53

Overall tips on outsourcing a successful project.

Closing Tips
06:43
+ Resources
5 lectures 09:19

Explanation of the included resources in this course.

Resources
01:53
List of resources to find the best sites and tools to use.
Outsourcing websites and other useful resources
4 pages

Description of the documents provided in this course, and how to use them.

NDAs and Service Agreements
02:03
NDA and Service Agreement documents you can use
Documents
11 pages

Here is a summary of the things you can do to become a great client and make top experts WANT to work for you for LESS than they might normally charge others

How to be a Great Client
05:23