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Advice on Hiring a VA please

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by welly_59, Jul 7, 2015.

  1. welly_59

    welly_59 Power Member

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    I'm looking to hire a VA to do the tier 1 web building work for me. Pretty much building web2.0s etc.

    Any recommendations or tips on what to look out for?

    Maybe someone on here is offering a VA service? or where else is good to look?
     
  2. khokan

    khokan Newbie

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    you can check out Upwork but you pretty much need to either a) train them first or b) pay higher for experienced people

    it's your call. I personally prefer to pay higher, ensuring the work gets done well. and I wont lose no sanity yelling at incompetent VAs.
     
  3. Panther28

    Panther28 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    ask them to build you 1, before you ask them to do 10
     
  4. seosky

    seosky Power Member

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    We offer tier1 linking service, but you can also check marketplace there are many service provider for tier 1 linking.
     
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    peter2will Registered Member

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    Imho, from my experience it's much better to use services in here (BST) than hiring a VA :)
     
  6. sergey007

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    I would recommend you using Upwork (Odesk in past). But be careful hiring people there. Some employees are to irresponsible. Try to hire those that have at least 100+ hours billed, have positive feedbacks and are "Odesk ready".
     
  7. RTSteam

    RTSteam Regular Member

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    If you prefer to hire someone then it would be better to look for someone with tons of experience. This may cost you a bit more but it would be worth it, especially if he is able to deliver what you expected from him to deliver.
     
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    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    I've been looking at VAs too, OP. It's tough because you have to give up some of your trust. Something a lot of my customers do is have a phone call with me. Then they can just kinda feel my personality. I would do the same for a VA.
     
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    annandahappy Newbie

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    100% effing agree with you on this! Some dont even wanna pick up my Skype call, like wtf. I want someone honest and accountable and if you dont want to talk to me, then it plainly won't work.
     
  10. RTSteam

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    Using video chat/call would be great idea, especially if one wants to establish trust between two parties.
     
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    When you deal with VAs make sure to talk to them over phone/skype or whatever means you have. If they're uncomfortable in talking to you, then it could be a bad signal. Always test them hard before you pick the right one.