Microsourcing: Outsourcing to Freelancers

My first experience with microsourcing goes back about twenty years, when I made my living as a freelance developer. Many years later I found myself involved in freelancing again, but this time as a client hiring freelancers for a variety of tasks. Why is freelancing such an attractive option?

The Pros of Working with Freelancers

  • “No job is too small” is a common freelancing motto. For small tasks, freelancers might be the only outsourcing option you have.

  • With a huge pool of freelance talent available directly or through freelance marketplaces, you can find practically any skill or experience.

  • Freelancers can offer turnaround times unprecedented in the world of corporate outsourcing because they are ...

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