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Hiring VA's advice

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by socialblast, Feb 20, 2013.

  1. socialblast

    socialblast Regular Member

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    I have been looking at hiring VA's from oDesk.

    Does anyone have any experience of hiring people from there to do SEO work and various web development tasks?

    How do you know if they are doing the work they say they are doing etc? I need some work doing on two sites which I don't have time for myself and neither do my team but it's more of a personal favour than anything so I would like to get this done as cheap and efficiently as possible.
     
  2. ContentLockPro

    ContentLockPro Power Member Premium Member

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    If you don't know a lot about hiring and managing freelancers then I'd suggest you to go with a service instead. There are a lot of good providers here on BHW.

    While using a freelancer may seem cheaper, they can turn out much more costly in the long run as they need constant managing (your time), can easily mess things up, plus you are typically quite limited when it comes to checking their reputation - whereas on the forum someone who doesn't deliver what promised will instantly get called out.
     
  3. Danny1111

    Danny1111 Elite Member

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    Your in for a time consuming process .. For me the promises of quality/performance just never did match up .. So think that's going to be your issue .. Plus time zone differences always put things behind the 8 ball.
     
  4. socialblast

    socialblast Regular Member

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    I have had a few services from this site before I did have another username on here but I forgot the password so I am not totally new to this place its just I didn't really want to blast these sites with loads of links I kind of just wanted to stretch it out over quite a period of time so that's why I thought of hiring some VAs.

    Iv had mixed reactions really, some people saying don't do it and some people swear by it so im not sure where to go from here