What is a dedicated team model?
Dedicated teams model is a globally recognized model for the success of an execution strategy. A dedicated model is an agreement between the client and the service provider wherein dedicated resources are provided to the client on a full-time basis. A team that works dedicatedly to fulfill all your requirements and work as per your organization's priorities.
What is a dedicated team?
A dedicated team is your partner in achieving your business goals. They come with years of experience and profound knowledge, having catered to versatile industries over the years. The dedicated team is committed and works solely for your projects. Wherever you are in your business journey, at any stage, we can offer you a dedicated team.
Who needs dedicated teams?
Anyone from a start-up to an agency, a corporate or a business enterprise can benefit from working with dedicated teams.
Who can benefit from it?
Any startup, agency, or a leading brand that needs helping hands for scaling their business can hire a dedicated team.
How does it work?
We start by clearly understanding your business goals and your specific project needs and work accordingly to deliver the best experience to you. After looking at your requirements, we will then assign you a team that is capable and knowledgeable and can work in line with your business goals. Our Project Managers will be in touch with you at all times and update you with all the advancements in the project.
What makes Uplers dedicated teams unique?
Our dedicated teams work to make things easier for you. Our ideology is centered around helping clients overcome any hurdles. We live to solve and always approach a situation with a solution-oriented mindset.
How is Uplers different from other talent marketplaces and agencies?
Uplers takes a completely different approach. We believe in taking ownership of the work we do. We take full responsibility for your project as well as the team working on it and making sure the resource you hire gives optimum productivity.
What is the difference between In-house, Remote teams and Dedicated teams?
An?in-house team?is your internal team. Working with an in-house team is physically working and utilizing your in-house team for your projects. This is the most commonly used model across organizations. There is nothing like finding the right in-house team with the right set of skills.
A?remote team?is one wherein the team works separately from a faraway or distant place. These teams work remotely and dedicatedly to a client or business on a long-term basis.
A dedicated?team?is a team that works dedicatedly and solely for a client or a business. The service provider when assembling dedicated teams thoroughly assesses your business requirements and builds a custom-made team for you.
What types of teams can you help me hire?
We can help you hire specialized teams. These include:-
- Digital Marketing teams for SEO, SEM, and Programmatic teams.
- Web Development teams for HTML, WordPress, and Hubspot
- Design Teams for UI/UX, Web Design, and Graphic Design
- Marketing Automation teams for SalesForce and Marketo
We can also help you hire cross-functional teams. This allows you to hire a mixed talent team according to your project requirements. In this case, the composition of the team is in your hands. When it comes to hiring the resource, we have categorized our talent based on Skilled, Experienced, and Expert.
What does Skilled, Experienced and Expert mean?
A?skilled resource will have hands-on experience of working on multiple campaigns from different niches and know all the campaign implementations on respective platforms. Skilled resources are good at execution and they might have limited exposure to technical strategy creation
An?experienced?resource will have considerable experience of working on multiple channels for different clients and will have in-depth knowledge of platforms that enables him to be informed in platform-specific account planning and technical strategizing along with the execution.
Expert?resources will have the capabilities to reverse engineer the numbers and strategies for campaigns with thorough business understanding in addition to the varied and rich experience on the technical side. He can definitely be a value of big-ticket size accounts. Data analysis and numbers will be his forte. He may take up ownership of holistic technical strategy and planning.
What are the tools you use and the platforms you work on?
Design - Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe XD, Sketch
Digital Marketing - SFMC, Marketo, Mail Chimp, Adobe, Pardot, Semrush, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, Hubspot, Ahrefs.
What are the PMS tools you use?
We use PMS tools like Teamwork and ProofHub internally. However, we are always ready to accommodate with the tool your team is more comfortable with. We also have experience working with Jira, BaseCamp, Trello, WorkFront, Wrike and many more. Hence, getting accustomed to your PMS is not a problem for us.
Who will be a part of my team?
The composition of your team is completely in your hands. We provide you with the flexibility to decide the mix of your team, the number of members you need and for what duration.
What projects can I hire the team for?
We can help you hire dedicated teams for Digital Marketing, Email, Web & Landing Pages Development, Design and Marketing Automation.
Does Uplers have its own team? Or do you sub-contract or outsource resources?
Uplers has its own team of 500+ resources. We are one of the largest and most well-established agencies in the industry. All our team is in-house and on our payroll.
Who is going to manage my team?
The best part about hiring a dedicated team with us is that it comes with shared ownership no matter what. This means that Uplers will always remain in the picture to help you with any challenges or issues that you might be facing. To answer the question, we provide options to hire a Project Manager /Team Leader to manage your team or if you're comfortable you can directly manage your team.
Will I have a project manager?
Having a project manager is completely your choice. In case you want to opt to have a project manager you can always hire a part-time or full-time Project Manager. You also have the choice to manage your team on your own.
Will I get a dedicated Project Manager for my team?
A dedicated Project Manager is optional and can be hired as per your requirement. We will stay in touch with you and the team at all times. In case you are facing any challenges, we will assign a temporary project manager to resolve the issues at no additional cost.
Can I manage my own team?
Sure. You can manage your team. On top of it, we will always remain available to assist you with any challenges or issues that you may face and will always be responsible to resolve it.
How do I know who is a part of my team?
Upon confirmation & selection of teams, we will introduce you to each member of your team by sharing their profiles across an email.
Can I interview resources for my team?
Working with our dedicated teams gives you the benefit to directly communicate with an efficient project manager, who will look after understanding all your requirements and assist you at all times. However, in some cases, we do make an exception for interviewing candidates in case you wish to discuss some important technical aspects.
Will the teams work only for me?
That’s the benefit you receive when working with us. The teams you hire will work dedicatedly for you, without any distractions.
What is the benefit of working with a dedicated team?
- Power to build your own teams
- Effortless & smooth
- Access to a pool of resources
- Quick turnaround time
- Reduction of annual operating cost
- Improved productivity
- Strong and reliable partnership
- Better performance & efficiency level
- Complete control over the project
How do you match me with the right resources for my project?
Our internal system connects you to the most appropriate resources after thoroughly assessing your project’s requirement. This is based on a combination of factors such as levels of expertise, skill sets, abilities and years of experience.
What will be my team’s location?
Your team's location will be our secured office in India. You can communicate, assign tasks and take follow-ups smoothly with the help of applications like Skype, Slack, and Hangout.
Are there any costs associated with setting up a team?
You’d be pleased to hear that there are absolutely no costs associated with setting up a team. We don’t charge any upfront fee to set-up your team. You’ll only have to pay the monthly amount as per the final agreement.
Is it possible to choose team members based on our requirements?
We make the selection process simpler for you by providing the right talent for the right requirement. We also provide you with the option of hiring a cross-functional team based on your specific requirements.
How do you make sure the teams assigned to me will fit my needs?
We understand the criticality of our role to match your needs with the right talent. On the one hand, we invest enough time to understand your needs very clearly. On the other hand, all our team members go through a thorough training & vetting process in regards to their soft skills & technical skills. This, in turn, helps us to provide you with the right talent as per your needs.
Our onboarding specialist also ensures that all your needs are taken care of. Apart from that, we take continuous feedback from clients to ensure that they are satisfied with the talent. However, if in any case, you are not happy with the performance of the talent you have selected, we'll be happy to replace them with other members of our team.
How long does it take to build a team?
Building a team from scratch takes 2-4 weeks. A team is built depending on the availability of the right resources. The team can be built in less than 2 weeks in case the resource you need is available to join immediately. However, it may take more than 2 weeks in case the right resource is engaged in some other commitment.
How quickly can I start working with my dedicated team?
You can start working with your team in 2-4 weeks.
Is there a minimum contract duration for working with a team?
Yes, there is a 3 months contract with a 30 days notice period.
Can the team come to our project site?
Knowing your team and working closely with them is something we encourage whenever possible. We have in many instances sent the teams to visit their partners on-site. The visit can be arranged with proper notice and agreement beforehand. We are happy to send our resources to your company for a short visit during the first year for which we will take 50% of the expenses on ourselves. However, you will need to bear all the expenses, in case you need the talent to stay for a longer period.
On completion of working for 2 years with the same team members, we will be happy to pay 100% of the expenses for the trip.
Can I hire a team of developers?
Yes, we can surely provide you with a team of developers. Our development team is perfectly qualified to help you with Email Development, Front-end/HTML Development, Wordpress / Hubspot Development, PHP Development and so on.
Can I hire a cross-functional digital marketing team?
Yes, you can hire a cross-functional digital marketing team that can include an SEO specialist, an SEM Specialist or an Email Expert. Assembling your team is completely in your hand.
Do you have an option for part-time hiring?
Yes. You can either hire a part-time resource for a minimum of 40 hours a month or a full-time resource.
Can I hire more than one dedicated team?
Yes. Partnering with us provides you with the opportunity to hire multiple teams for multiple projects at the same time.
I’m only looking for one resource. Can you help?
In some cases, we do provide a single resource or resources up to 2. However, if it's a small team, we always suggest having partial involvement of the project manager as a part of the team.
I need a large team. Can you help?
Yes, we can definitely help. We have many clients who have built a team of 20+ people with us. The larger your team gets, the more cost benefits you receive. It's also easy to manage a complete team with all the necessary skill sets.
My requirement/project is urgent. Can you help?
What do you offer that other service providers don’t?
We are different from other service providers in two ways:
- Our Dedicated Model - We have mastered the art of deploying a dedicated team for our clients. Our transparent processes, tools & our performance-based compensation package for talent is what sets us apart.
- Our Talent - We work towards selecting the best talent for you. Our top talent goes through a thorough vetting process before getting selected.