Just because you want to run a tight ship doesn’t mean you can’t get help from time to time. Outsourcing is one key way to scale your business while minimizing risks.
This article from The Balance aims to help us do just that by giving us guidelines on just how to outsource safely, and most importantly, efficiently. Here’s one tip that stood out to us:
When you’re evaluating proposals from service providers, don’t be afraid to ask questions. Just like hiring a full-time employee, selecting a vendor is a very subjective experience. Check their references and ask for feedback from other clients who have used their services. Engage in a dialog – if you have any concerns about a vendor’s specific capabilities, voice your concerns. Don’t just stew about it and hope for the best.
Take a look at the rest of the article to learn about the other ways that they’re suggesting…
Read the source article at The Balance Small Business