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A Horrendous JOB Offer

Discussion in 'Blogging' started by timchuks87, Dec 29, 2011.

  1. timchuks87

    timchuks87 Junior Member

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    Found this Job posting on Elance and Was just dumbed by the Enormity of the poster's ignorance, or is it arrogance.

    It starts with the Title:
    Not much quarrel Here


    The Post Body Review:

    Here is an Overview of what the applicant has to do:

    First, this Guy has no idea what Niche he wants to target, but has an idea what he wants it to look like.

    Here is a List Down of the other things he wants - if you dont feel like reading it just skip right over it.

    Blog MUST adhere to the following:
    A quick rundown: You will get him a well optimized blog with Unique Articles, hundreds of Copyscpae passed artilces to his liking, then follow it up with SEO marketing and Start generating unique Organic traffic immediately, no blackhat technique accepted. All of this on a Golden Niche you must find all by yourself.


    Remember you must do all this things still not expecting payment of any kind.

    Here is when you get paid:

    And to crown it all up you must show him your previous records of "Ass Raping".

    WHAT BALLS

    And i forgot to Add this is for biding under $500.
     
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  2. seoguy81

    seoguy81 Power Member

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    Surprising. Although elance is better from the lot. I guess dimwits are just about everywhere.. No wonder the 'Make $1000 in a day' WSO's are so popular.
     
  3. seoguru13

    seoguru13 Senior Member

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    If anyone could for sure do something of that sort, I wonder who'd want to sell it to such a dumb ass! If I had a site making $20 a day, it could sell like crazy, for 5k or more!
     
  4. timchuks87

    timchuks87 Junior Member

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    True. Elance is a better crowd but 'these guys' still lurk about there with these offers, not once or twice a week.

    The thing is i think someone actually signs up to be 'raped' by these offers.
     
  5. scrapefox

    scrapefox Power Member

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    True. As he's holding the payments for 45 days also, said site would of netted him in the region of $900 before he has to pay the $500 out. If it doesn't make that I presume he's allowed to refuse payment.
     
  6. pisco

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    Yep 20$ a day, going for the general rule of thumb that your site is worth what is makes for a year, it would go for 7k.

    Well you gotta hand it to him for trying :), but in the end it's just sad.
     
  7. timchuks87

    timchuks87 Junior Member

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    On the contrary the JPoster is only allowing bid for less than $500. Elance don't allow specific Job Pricing, so in reality that guy isn't ready to shell out more than $250.
    If you've taken jobs on elance before you'd understand that less than $500 job posting are actually for $250 or less.
     
  8. ct2272

    ct2272 Registered Member

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    Correct, if this guy hires anyone (and 9 out of the 10 jobs I submit proposals to never get awarded) he'll go with the offer for $150 or lower.

    I've put together custom proposals but I won't do anything less than $400 and if the project gets awarded it's always the guy who comes in with the lowest price which always supercedes quality.

    Now I just sort by budget first because these bottom feeders will just result in a negative rating.
     
  9. d.unit

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    If he's able to find a sucker to do that for him, good for him. I wish him luck lol
     
  10. meatro

    meatro BANNED BANNED

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    Well if the low offers always get awarded, why not just always submit the lowest offer and just send their crap over to Fiverr. If they don't like the results, they can suck it.

    Of course this particular proposal is just ridiculous.. But this has been coming for a long time. I've been designing websites and graphics since I was 14 (almost 14 years now) and when it came time for college, I went for computer network security. Because it was around the height of MySpace and I noticed all these ratty kids handing out cheap GIF profile designs for free. MySpace profiles were for the most part legitimate CSS/HTML/JavaScript, so I knew it was only a matter of time before they figured out they were designing websites and started handing out cheap designs...

    So I studied hardware, networking, servers, administration, security and management in depth; no legitimate business is going to trust this to a kid and it's nothing you can outsource to India. We're in short supply, I'm good at what we do and you need one of us.

    Then I got into SEO and the nice thing about that, I get to stick with design, which I love and there's still these cheapskate douchebags who think they're going to get everything for a special price. In this industry, you don't even have to waste your time with them. I just drop my name and they can get in touch when they're done getting jerked around. Either that or they can do us all a favor and get out, go back to their day job and tell all their cheap friends how tough it was without a realistic investment. The nice thing is, this seems to be the case more and more, even with businesses and it's being accompanied by the realization of SEO's importance.

    (Of course they can also be a cheapskate like me and, say "why am I paying for this?" one day and go learn it themselves... I paid for SEO services once for about 2 months, read through their reports and looked at the links. Seen they were all forum profiles and Googled how to make forum profiles automatically. Found XRumer, one way or another they end up here on BHW with the rest of us and we're all good.)
     
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  11. InternetMayhem

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    haha right... good luck
     
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    I see ridiculous ads like this all the time. It really pisses me off. I'll look for jobs on CL too for web design and such and sometimes there will be ads that have people trying to pay you $8 an hour to build them a full blown website, optimize it for search engines AND design their brand logos. I'd like to trap these people in the back of a garbage truck.
     
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    I was once asked (I'm an American) to do a "trial" on Odesk. I would have to do 20 download CPA offers. I would be paid $4.80 upon successful completion ONLY if done within 24 hours.

    Needless to say I wrote him a novel.
     
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    keytenx Supreme Member

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    if i could do those things, i wont be on elance looking for a job :)
     
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    check this one out from cl:

    WEB DESIGNER NEEDED (VA)

    Date: 2011-12-28, 10:52AM EST
    Reply to: see below [Errors when replying to ads?]
    NEED MY WEBSITE DESIGNED AND OPTIMIZED FOR SEARCH ENGINE.

    Also ranking report for my company at herndonservice.com
    Rank on the top of Google, Yahoo and Bing for my targeted keywords (will follow with this info)

    I need to receive top placement and increased visibility for most profitable keywords.
    Google, Yahoo and Bing is maximized over the competition.

    * Get herndonservice.com ranked top in the search engines.
    * See top placement for target keywords and high quality, targeted traffic




    • Location: VA
    • it's NOT ok to contact this poster with services or other commercial interests
    • Compensation: no pay
    You want top search engine rankings for no pay?????? and you want the most profitable keywords???? So you want to make money but not pay the company or person that got you the extra cash???



    You can keep that retard!!! this shit aint free!!!!!!!
     
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