2-1/2 minute read highlighting six factors agencies consider when outsourcing web-dev.
One doesn’t need to be a Mighty Mouse fan to know the song lyric, “Heeeeere I come to save the day!”
Andy Kaufman helped keep it at the forefront when he made it part of his shtick on the inaugural episode of Saturday Night Live (Oct 11. 1975).
But save-the-day has actually remained popular because most of us occasionally need to have our days saved.
Or our somethings saved.
In the marketing agency world we all know what that means—often enough, we need a major miracle. And no matter the godsend, it ultimately translates to making things easier and more profitable.
Website Development and Divine Intervention
There’s no single definition of how outsourcing can save time, money and reputation when it comes to delivering quality website projects as promised and at a nice profit. It’s not just for those agencies that have no in-house capabilities at all. It’s a transparent partnership that simply helps fill gaps, wherever they might be.
79 percent of agencies report
moderate to severe business
impact due to staff loss.*
- UX/UI designer: $89,907
- Front end Developer: $101,514
- Sr. WordPress Developer: $99,401
- QA specialist: $73,443
- Systems administrator: $92,248
- Digital Marketing Specialist: $64,362
Number of clients who don’t recognize
how much work the agency does for them.*
Agencies that identify as thought leaders
are the most likely to identify that they have
a strong niche.*
Who says they’re a strong troubleshooter?
76 percent of agencies use white label partners*
Only 24 percent of agencies report access
to outsourcing as an issue. * Partners are a
readily available alternative to fixed-cost staffing.
Outsourcing is all about filling gaps—no matter where those gaps may be—and saving the day.
Once that partner’s super-heroic powers are plugged into place, agency owners can allocate more effort toward opportunity and what they do best. Then, the bandwidth can get more width, and account people can sell more capabilities as limitations and bottlenecks go away.