How To Bootstrap Your Business with Online Freelancers. Elance at Global BDN Event in Amsterdam

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Steffen Hedebrandt unveils the secrets of a successful project using the “human cloud”.

The biggest online freelancers’ network is Elance. A work platform that gives you instant access to a community of over 2 million of the world’s professionals.

Amsterdam, 4 February 2013

Where to find good freelancers? Elance is the answer.

The Global BDN event gave suggestions for good and budget-friendly projects. The guest speaker Steffen Hedebrandt shared his knowledge in optimizing time and resources for entrepreneurs’ businesses. Steffen is the the Client Marketing Manager at Elance Europe. Elance enables entrepreneurs to to get the job done real time, at the right price. Entrepreneurs can post jobs to find one freelancer
or an entire team. The employers receive job proposals from around the world and decide who best fits for carrying out the project.

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Tips to bootstrap your business with freelancers

Entrepreneurs are very familiar to bootstrap everywhere they can. Bootstrap is the methodology used especially in startups, where every asset is optimized for the maximum result. Hereby some tips to make the freelancers’ work the best solution.

  • Brainstorm with your team what tasks can be outsourced.
  • A complete briefing is the key to success. 
  • Evolve your online work and network abilities.
  • Don’t only think cost savings but instant and on- demand access to skills.
  • Think about an hybrid organization model, e.g real time outsourcing.

Elance is the human cloud to post and find online freelancers, see how it works in the video here.


About the Global BDN Events

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Global BDN connects Dutch and International entrepreneurs, creatives and professionals to share inspiration, network and ideas. The event is primarily about you; networking in a relaxed and informal setting in the heart of Amsterdam with entrepreneurs and internationals from all backgrounds.

The events of Global BDN Amsterdam are organized by

Wessel Koning , entrepreneur, AmsterdamDance & Global BDN

Wessel Van Eeden , entrepreneur and co-founder of AmsterdamDance

To know more about the Global BDN, you can visit the web site or join the discussion group on Linkedin

Looking for participating at the Global BDN events in Amsterdam? Join Us!

See past events of Global BDN here


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