Outsourcing Web Development
Outsourcing web development is here to stay for a while. That being said, you must choose wisely the provider taking on your additional business. Consider the following:
Freelancers tend to be flexible and more affordable when it comes to web development and graphic design work, however, not many of them are business savy. So it takes a lot of hand holding to get the right point across. If you get one that does what you want from the beginning, hold on to them. Freelance web designers also tend to be less responsible. Too many emails, chat messages go unanswered.
On the contrary, outsourcing to a company in India is more straight forward without any major issues but at a higher cost than a freelancer. Oursourcing your web desing work to a company in India can be highly effective when it comes to your bottom line and ROI. You must also state your expectations up front as most are willing to learn from US businesses and look for a long term partnership. Go with a company that is willing to provide you with project reports and updates on your specific projects