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Why Hiring a Freelancer Is a Risk to Your Business

Why Hiring a Freelancer Is a Risk to Your Business

Are you looking for someone to create your website or develop a mobile app for your business? You might be considering hiring a freelancer, but this isn’t the best choice for everyone. Hiring a freelancer can actually pose a risk to your business.

But what makes them so risky, and why is hiring a professional IT company the better (and safer) choice? We’re here to explain so you don’t end up making a huge mistake.

Keep reading to learn all about the risks of hiring a remote freelancer.

Reliability

There are great freelancers out there, but there are also ones that are less reliable. There’s less oversight and someone that you hire for freelance work may disappear before finishing the job.

Having guaranteed work is crucial when you’re hiring someone for professional website design or mobile app development. If someone leaves in the middle of your project, you’ll be behind schedule.

You also need to remember that your freelancer might not sign an NDA. When you use a professional IT company, you know that your information is safe and secure.

Time/Duration

You have a specific timeframe in which you want your work completed, right? While a freelancer might be great at working on a schedule, how do you know that they’re going to do your project on time?

Freelancers work for themselves. This means that they have flexible schedules and they’re often overloaded with projects that they’re doing on their own. This could mean that your project gets put on the backburner.

When you use a professional web design company, though, you know that there’s a full team that’s committed to working on your task. You don’t have to worry about it being overdue.

Maintenance

Freelancers are often “one-and-done” as far as their projects go. Sure, they might create an awesome website or app, but what about when it’s time to update or troubleshoot?

Some freelancers may offer this service, but again, they take on many different kinds of projects at once (and they work alone). They’re less likely to have enough time to devote to your project, and hiring someone new to take over an app that’s already completed might not be effective.

You want to hire someone that’s prepared to take your project from start to finish.

Website Standard

You want your website to have a consistent look, and if you’re developing a mobile app, you want that look to match. After all, these things are part of your personal brand. When you hire one company to do all of this work, you know that you’ll get the consistency that you’re looking for.

You also want to know that your website and app are of the best possible quality. Professional development companies have a lot of experience in the field, so they know all of the tips and tricks to keep everything up to your standards.

Hiring a Freelancer? Think Again

If you’ve been considering hiring a freelancer to create your website or mobile app, it might be time to consider other options instead. Between unreliability, lower standards, and the inability to maintain your site or app after they create it, a freelancer is a risky choice.

Freelancers are hit and miss. When you hire a professional IT company, though, you know that you’re hiring an experienced team that’s ready to complete your project.

Are you looking for your perfect website or app developers? We’re here for you. Contact us to learn all about our services. We can’t wait to work with you.

BrainStack Team

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