Outsourcing for startups

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  • Startup outsourcing
  • Outsourcing advantages
  • Startups that should outsource
  • Best jobs to outsource
  • Outsourced roles salary comparison
  • Outsourcing companies for startups
  • Outsourcing success stories
  • Why outsource to the Philippines?
  • Hiring in-house vs outsourcing
  • Company vs. freelancer/agency
  • Testimonials: outsourcing works!
  • About Outsource Accelerator

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Outsourcing for startups

Outsourcing has become a necessary tool for startups to succeed in this grueling battle. From the early stage of the development, founders seek help from offshore countries to save on operational costs. Considering this option could certainly push the startup to the right direction especially during the seeding stage. When your startup stresses at its peak, outsourcing from an external agency helps your internal team improve their work efficiency. The time spent on non-essential tasks can be focused on more income-generating activities that will help your business grow and maintain its momentum.

There are a lot of outsourcing companies that bring the entire gamut of business under one roof. They cater to small and big clients belonging to different industries around the world. From customer service, finance, to software development, you can enlist thousands of qualified and highly skilled professionals that will contribute to your success. The Philippines is the best place to consider outsourcing to, with over 2 decades of outsourcing experience and culturally aligned to the west, Filipinos are very hardworking and friendly individuals that’s a perfect fit for any startup company.

Outsourcing advantages for startup businesses

Many research studies in the past years have proven that outsourcing offers benefits that can overshadow its negatives. The non-core processes being lifted from your team make managing a startup bearable to most CEOs. Outsourcing from an external team makes decision-making faster. Since service providers already have everything in place—from equipment, staff, to the business processes to which your team needs to get acquainted to—you’ve got a head start which moves you closer to your goal.

Types of startups that should outsource

Buyable and scalable startups are born to be big. Founders of these startups have their eyes locked on a multi-million target. While the two differ in structure and goals, they too share a similar business strategy in achieving success: outsourcing. By leveraging outside resources, your internal team can focus on improving your products and services. It will allow your business to expand to its fullest potential without spending too much money on unnecessary expenses.

Best jobs in startups to outsource

You may be a web development marvel or a marketing whiz who knows everything about converting leads to sale, but what about other tasks? If you’re serious about your startup, you should know that filling in those knowledge gaps is vital as planning your next product launch. By outsourcing, you get a team of experts who can perform those tasks for you. Let an external company handle your finance, logistics, or HR services and see the difference it could make to your books and team efficiency!

Startup outsourced roles salary comparison

We have prepared a salary comparison table that shows the average salary per annum of the top outsourced real estate jobs and roles. It indicates the price comparison between four different countries, namely the Philippines, the United States, Australia, and the United Kingdom. You can clearly see how cost-effective outsourcing in the Philippines is as compared to hiring employees from the three other locations. All amounts are in U.S. dollars (USD$) per hour and the estimate is based on a 40-hour work week in a 52-week year.

Outsourcing companies specializing in startups

We highlight some outsourcing companies in the Philippines that specialize in providing services for startup businesses. These companies have a proven track record of providing clients with services ranging from virtual assistance, customer service, bookkeeping and even lead generation. They already have the systems and processes in place to be able to adapt to your business needs. You can check each of their company page within our BPO directory to find out more about their services and company information.

Success stories in startup outsourcing

The quality of product or service a company provides is best authenticated by the commendations of its happy and satisfied customers. You know that a business is doing great because of the validation it receives from its loyal clients. The same is true when it comes to outsourcing for startups. We have listed some success stories from startup companies that has outsourced and experienced first-hand how outsourcing drastically improved the way they do business, some of them even sent a video recording as a testimonial!

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Outsourcing startup roles salary comparison

All amounts are in U.S. dollars (USD$) per annum

  • JOBS
  • Accountant
  • Customer Service and Support
  • Copy Writer
  • Graphic Artist
  • HR Manager
  • IT Representatives
  • Project Manager
  • Software Developer
  • Software Engineer
  • Technical Support Representative
  • Team Leaders
  • Virtual Assistance
  • $5,959
  • $3,337
  • $4,767
  • $3,883
  • $9,506
  • $5,722
  • $21,458
  • $7,221
  • $8,333
  • $4,638
  • $7,152
  • $2,285
  • U.S.
  • $67,190
  • $29,717
  • $56,600
  • $46,658
  • $78,007
  • $61,758
  • $108,000
  • $81,994
  • $109,087
  • $36,924
  • $75,823
  • $42,240
  • U.K.
  • $72,923
  • $22,137
  • $52,088
  • $38,668
  • $46,669
  • $24,741
  • $57,296
  • $39,913
  • $44,459
  • $35,225
  • $31,174
  • $39,066
  • $58,479
  • $35,275
  • $62,653
  • $37,596
  • $66,518
  • $59,938
  • $86,029
  • $62,653
  • $62,653
  • $38,232
  • $45,428
  • $31,797

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Startup outsourcing success stories

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Why outsource to the Philippines?

The Philippines is considered the ‘Swiss banking of outsourcing’.  The country has been outsourcing longer than any other nation, so it has incredible expertise in the area, plus it has incredible cultural alignment with the ‘West’, a very young and well educated population, and English is a native language.

Hiring in-house vs outsourcing

  • Salary & benefits
  • Hiring & training cost
  • Facilities and equipment
  • On-boarding and support
  • Quality control
  • Legal compliance
  • In-house
  • Expensive
  • Need recruiter/HR
  • Depreciating assets
  • Need manager
  • Time consuming
  • Can get expensive
  • Outsourced
  • Up to 70% cheaper
  • Provided by BPO company
  • Conducive workplace
  • Specialised trainers provided
  • Quality checks all throughout
  • Managed by BPO company

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Using a BPO company vs. agency vs. freelancer vs. Upwork

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Testimonials: outsourcing works!

Hear from business owners across the globe who use and benefit from outsourcing.

99.99% applicability: Outsourcing can applied to almost any business in almost any business sector

Transformative: Outsourcing is possibly the most transformative business tool available today

Save 70% on staffing costs: You can save as much as 70% on staffing costs, enabling your company to flourish

Drive innovation & growth: Access to cheaper more abundant resources allows your company to drive innovation and growth

About Outsource Accelerator

Outsource Accelerator is the trusted source for independent information & advisory for Philippines’ Business Process Outsourcing (BPO)

The #1 outsourcing authority

Outsource Accelerator is the world’s leading platform and marketplace for outsourcing. It specifically promotes Philippines outsourcing to the world.

The Outsource Accelerator website has over 3,000 articles, 200+ podcast episodes, and a comprehensive directory with 600+ BPOs… all designed to make it easier for clients to learn about, and engage with, outsourcing.

Independent trusted advice

Outsource Accelerator is not a BPO, and will never provide outsourcing services. That is why it can be trusted by everyone in outsourcing. We offer advisory services related to outsourcing, but not actually outsourcing.

Derek Gallimore

Derek Gallimore has been in business 20 years, outsourcing 6+ years and living in Manila (the heart of global outsourcing) since 2014. Derek is the founder and CEO of Outsource Accelerator, and is regarded as a leading expert on all things outsourcing.

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