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how many of you hire full time staff

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by blackhatcatz, Dec 10, 2010.

  1. blackhatcatz

    blackhatcatz Power Member

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    how many of you actually hire full time staff for your biz?
     
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    right here! I'm a full time staff for eikasoft, and I hire full time staff at a real full time office.
     
  3. TyphoonAgency

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    Would be interesting to see BHW do a poll:

    how many hire staff
    how many outsource
    how many do everything themselves
     
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    JesusBack Executive VIP Premium Member

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    I'd like to see how many people other than me work at real office for IM... that would be pretty interesting lol.
     
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    I have a full time staff...in the Philippines! They do the same work, for a fraction of the cost.
     
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    JesusBack Executive VIP Premium Member

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    yeah I know that happens a lot, but if you're really into IM you need an office at the end of the day even if you outsource the super manual labor.
     
  7. blackhatcatz

    blackhatcatz Power Member

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    I have an office here, to some extent i do agree. But there is an even better way than this, its through hiring a project manager.


    all the best,

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    If I do start a firm, I'll be getting VA's without a doubt. Not doing that is just throwing money out the window.
     
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    Also, this. There's a reason I'm going to get a PMP certification and a reason why people with them make really good money.
     
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    Yes I have a real office and over 12 people working for my SEO company. All 12 people are here in Austin.
     
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    Only about 2 of my workers are considered full time. Located in San Diego, California
     
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    I have an 800 square foot office, a full-time partner, two freelancers, and several strategic alliances.
     
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    You guys who have in house people, do you outsource as well? I've had success outsourcing but you really, really have to know how not to get burned.
     
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    I disagree with that. I would consider myself "really into IM" since I have been fulltime for about 3 years now and all of my employees are virtual. I don't have any in-house workers.

    Off topic, but I was just down in Austin for the first time a couple of months ago and it's an amazing city! Reminded me a lot of San Diego.
     
  15. macdonjo3

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    I have remote location employees. I also have pay per contract freelancers. I also do a lot of work myself. It depends on what campaign I am running to if I outsource or not.