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Looking to hire a black hat, what are the cost?

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by Inventor, Mar 11, 2011.

  1. Inventor

    Inventor Newbie

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    Hi all,

    I have never hired a black hat marketer (or any other marketer), so I don't know how this works.

    Anyway, I have two products that I want to sell, with more down the line in the future. Right now I'm on ebay, but long term it's not going to work because the ebay fees are outragous and my profit margin is very low.

    The only thing I'm looking for is to drive very specific relevant traffic to my site to look at my products, in the retro gaming genre.

    What exactly will this type of campaign entail and how much will this run me?
     
  2. AquaClean

    AquaClean Regular Member

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    Do you have an existing domain available? it sounds like you just need some seo work done? prices range bud, your not providing a whole lot of information, you could be paying anywhere from 250-1000 + per month, depending on the complexity of work needing to be done.
     
  3. Inventor

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    I don't have a domain yet. There isn't really much more information to provide, I'm just looking for relevant traffice in a very niche market.

    Up to $1000/month? Is it really that expensive? I was actually just looking for a one time campaign (maybe one months worth) to drive traffic and get my name out there.
     
  4. AquaClean

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    Seo is an ongoing process, if your serious about having your business bringing profits in for years to come, just getting 1 months worth to "get your name out their" is pointless imo.
     
  5. Inventor

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    Well something as high as $1000/month is out of the question, I don't have that kind of money. What kind of traffic can I expect for $200/month?
     
  6. thetvnun

    thetvnun Power Member

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    your thread is a little difficult to answer. i think you would want to rank in google for particular keywords - that would take a subscription type service here on bhw. you would also want traffic right now with maybe 100 or 1000 twitter accounts set to follow people who use certain phrases "super nes" or "atari 5200" or whatever. then you'd want some videos cause they'll bring traffic right now; not to mention a facebook fan page.

    imo - your looking at 3-6 months of seo before you begin to see any real traffic, but at the end of that time you should be able to get any message in front 50k-100k targeted people at the press of a button. basically, this would be a whitehat campaigne using blackhat tools. i forgot to mention e-mail.
     
  7. zenoGlitch

    zenoGlitch Executive VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    You will be lucky to get a real marketers attention with anything less than $5000. I would pitch your product and go for a joint venture with a pro.

     
  8. WizGizmo

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    Thread moved to "Hire A Freelancer" section.

    "Wiz"
     
  9. liquidsun

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    hey i can do this job for you for $200/month.
     
  10. HannahNg

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    As you do not have much money, you should hire SEO company in Vietnam such as GOLIBU to work for you or ask for a virtual assistant. They offer low price but quality service. Good luck!
     
  11. rpkrocks

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    why not do it yourself?
     
  12. jazzc

    jazzc Moderator Staff Member Moderator Jr. VIP

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    Take my advise:

    Don't "buy seo" if you are new to the seo game. Find a person willing to JV with you on a profit sharing basis. (not easy, but the best option, since he will be committed)
     
  13. ``Yousef

    ``Yousef Power Member

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    If eBay fee's are bad enough to give him what he calls a very low profit margin, how would a revenue share set-up work any better, as I'm sure no-one's going to be committed to a JV at less than a 50% revenue share, especially seeing as they'll be doing the bulk of the work?

    OP, My advice to you is to begin reading up on SEO and online promotion yourself, as you're budget isn't going to come close to what an SEO would expect as a monthly retainer, whatever your selling clearly isn't built with a high enough margin for a decent revenue share, and purchasing a one time xRumer blast, or a few backlinks on here isn't going to do much for you.
     
  14. tonyy

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    I think you could hire someone in odesk who can use xrumer, magic submitter, etc for around $4-$5 per hour and i wouldn't reccomend use him lees than part time. Your budget isn't even close to what you need and one month is so insufficient for achive any result.
     
  15. mojeezy

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    Interesting post, I may be interested in hiring someone for a special job to create a facebook profile with some specifications.
     
  16. ``Yousef

    ``Yousef Power Member

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    What's this meant to be? A thread jack? How is your post in anyway related to what the OP posted?