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[RULES] Posting in Hire A Freelancer

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by Apricot, Jun 30, 2017.

  1. Apricot

    Apricot Administrator Staff Member Moderator

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    The Hire a Freelancer section is to help you find people with skills that you need to complete tasks your business or website.

    If you are looking for services such as links, accounts, software etc please check the marketplace first and only post your request in this section if you can't find what you're looking for. The Hire a Freelancer section is designed to help you find people to complete tasks.

    If you are looking for a partner to work on your project or a deal involving split revenue, you should be posting in the Joint Ventures forum. This forum is not for this purpose, any threads like this will be deleted and you may receive a warning.

    Rules for Posting
    Anyone can currently post a Hire a Freelancer thread. For the best results make sure you make it very clear what exactly it is you're looking for and what you are willing to pay to get the task completed.

    Rules for Replying
    To reply to a Hire a Freelancer thread you will need to have an active Jr VIP, Premium or Marketplace seller subscription.

    We also advise that if you currently have a marketplace thread which is relevant to the OP's request, please link it when you reply. This will enable the user to see your reviews and mod approval.


    Do not use this section to advertise your services

    Do not post a thread here advertising your services, products or sites as these will be deleted and you will receive a warning. To advertise your services on blackhatworld, you can submit a thread to our marketplace as long as you have an active Jr VIP or Marketplace Seller subscription. You can find more information on submitting a marketplace thread here: https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/m...-post-updated-no-sales-thread-bumping.387929/

    If you do not meet the requirements for Jr VIP and wish to advertise in your signature, you can buy Premium Membership and advertise in your signature. You are allowed to have either a linkable banner in your signature (must be under 728x90px with no flashing colours or call-to-actions) OR you can have up to 3 text links. Signatures that break these rules will be deleted without notice and you may receive a warning.

    Requests not allowed on Hire A Freelancer section:
    Currently, we do not allow users to post these requests:
    • Craigslist services, posting or account verification.
    • Ebay Accounts or EPN accounts.
    Posts that break these rules will be removed and you may get a warning. Any further additions to this list may be added over time, so you should always check this list before posting here. Posts that break our Terms and Rules will be removed and you may get a warning.
    Contests and Crowd Sourcing
    Contents or crowd sourcing is not allowed. For example, posts asking people to submit logos for with the OP picking a "winner" will be removed and the OP will receive a warning.

    Staying safe
    BHW offers no escrow or protection on deals conducted on the forum. Everything is done at your own risk with no guarantees made on any users behalf of any kind. Before completing a business transaction on the Hire A Freelancer section, you should conduct a background check on the user before sending any money. To do this search their name within the Shit List forum. Please keep all communication within BHW using the PM feature and make payments using a method with buyer protection such as PayPal.
    Make sure you do your own due diligence before conducting any business transaction with members of the forum as this is made at your own risk. For more information on protecting yourself, this thread contains useful information: https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/avoiding-scams-staying-safe-on-black-hat-world.884947/

    Above all, use common sense. If you are not happy with an agreement, inform the other party you do not wish to continue before you commit to providing or buying a service.
    If you feel you have been ripped off or a transaction is not conducted properly, please post a thread within the Shit List forum. Make sure you read the Shit List rules before submitting your thread to make sure your thread can be approved.

    ETA: Replying to your own thread

    If you're not a Jr VIP, Marketplace Seller or Premium member, then you'll be able to post a new thread but you won't be able to reply to it yourself. Once you've found what you're looking for, please PM a mod to close the thread and mark it as complete.



    these rules are updated to replace the previous posts here:

    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/avoid-being-scammed-basic-pointers-for-your-security.306303/

    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/no-requests-for-craigslist-posting-in-this-section.365077/

    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/no-contests-or-crowdsourcing-in-this-section.318110/

    https://www.blackhatworld.com/seo/freelance-rules.117175/
     
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  2. ScribScribScrib

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    "To reply to a Hire a Freelancer thread you will need to have an active Jr VIP, Premium or Marketplace seller subscription."
    Niceeeeeeeeee
     
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    Awesome! This is gonna prevent a lot of scams for sure.
     
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  5. virtualbyron

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    It will avoid a lot of scams!
     
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    Too good! Hopefully, from today "Hire a freelancer" section would look neat and professional.
     
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    well they gave it try one way, new members took advantage now they loose it
    seems fairly reasonable
     
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  10. Gogol

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    There is one thing which is not clear to me. What if a normal user directly pms the thread owner instead of replying in the thread? Will that be considered against the rules? Should we report those conversations?
     
  11. I know SEO

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    Yes it's against the rules, yes you should report.
     
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    thanks for the info @Apricot
    I will change my signature now
     
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    Very good update, Will avoid alot of problems
     
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    Finally, only JR VIP members and those who have an active marketplace thread can apply to HAF posts. Thanks, BHW team.
     
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    Nice Rules, So now i can earn money in hire a freelancer section.
     
  17. blackbeans

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    This is solid news. Definitely boosts the value of Jr VIP accounts.
     
  18. SEO

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    Definitely a good move. Jr VIP is very reasonably priced. I bet most people could make the cost back in just a couple days, then the rest is profit. If you're not willing to invest in your business, then you really don't have any place trying to do business on here.
     
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  19. steveseos

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    Wow good step Mod, It will avoid a lot scams.
     
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  20. davids355

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    Great idea to hopefully cut off some scammers in HAF section. Nice work as always.
     
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