Working with An Out-Of-Town Consultant FAQ

Note: This is a supplement to The Teleconvergence FAQ, which should be read first.

Isn't it always better to work with a local consultant?

Do we ever get to meet each other?

What other ways do you have of both minimizing our cost and our risk?

How can you do a good job for us if you don't met us or our employees and you don't know the local area?

How do either of us know in advance whether a (largely or completely) long distance relationship will work for us?