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Forum Poster Rate

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Jessco81, Sep 16, 2016.

  1. Jessco81

    Jessco81 Newbie

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    Hi guys!

    I'm thinking about hiring a forum poster for a business I run. My question is how much should I pay for someone to post in the same forum a couple times a day? It's a huge forum and I'm sure they will see my link in my profile.

    Obviously, I'm going to have to hire someone with great English and knows about my niche.

    So, about 5-10 comments or questions a day... Should I charge hourly or fixed rate.

    Thank you
    Jess:)
     
  2. eNzim

    eNzim Regular Member

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    It actually depends on the person... I mean a third world country guy might do it for much less with -perfect- eng. as a second language, than a native with bad grammar. you ask them how much they want, you offer half of it and let the game of haggling begin :)
     
  3. Jessco81

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    You get what you pay for. I would rather have someone with perfect grammar and makes sense commenting everyday. Hopefully, someone can give me rates I should expect.
     
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    eNzim Regular Member

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    Well, good luck :)
     
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    knowing25 Elite Member

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    You can offer them $5/hour to do 15-30 post or comment, you just need to negotiate what best for both :)
     
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    Thanks. I was thing 5-10 comments on one forum. I suppose I could get another forum to have them do 5-10 comments per forum.

    I did hire people in the past. What I understand is they need to do research on the topic. However, sometimes when you give them hourly they take forever to do research. How many hours would 10-20 comments take with research?
     
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    It is up to the country
    In some countries you can got some one to work for a full month for 8 hrs per day for about $100 or less per month
     
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    I would get a native writer and charge $3-5 a hour. With 10 comments, 10 hours should be plenty.
     
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    I normally pay a guy/girl about 5$ per hour and they can do about 35 an hour.
     
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    Thanks! They do 35 comments an hour? Do you give them the comments or do they research on their own? Hie many forums do you use? I would think too many comments on a forum would look spammy.
     
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    cashcorp Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Yep, you get what you pay for. Are you after a "Brand Manager" or "Forum Poster". The difference is one will add real value, the other will add little to none.

    Both DO have a place.
     
  12. Scott Parker

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    The 2 posters that I use do their own research unless there is something specific I need to get out there. I give them about 24-36 hours to research and then let them go to it. As far as to many looking spammy, I generally have them pointing to tier 2 sites and never ever my money site. I know I could use GSA or Scrapebox to do the same and at mass quantities, but I do mostly local stuff so its not really needed.
     
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    MariosElGreco Regular Member

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    Dont use someone from 3rd Country , pakistan , indian , and etc . They hardly understand what you need and if they understand it (finally) they will do everything else except what you need.
    If you need right kind of job , hire someone with fixed price (you dont expect someone to work on your project for 5-10$ per hour) you will find only indian poeple .
    Find someone with fixed price. You don't care if they want 1 day or 1hour to add 100 post .
    Also the best place to hire someone is www.upwork.com
     
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    davids355 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    Post in hire freelancer section here and see what offers you get - ask to see some examples as well / or judge by their communications with you. Personally I think forum posting is full of a lot of junk - you can find tonnes of people that will post a load of crap on forums for you but do you really want that? Better to pay someone twice as much for half as many posts if they can actually research and make the posts look good etc. That way they will get more responses, more views and so on.
     
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    go for the fixed rate
    that way you can plan your daily budget with no surprises