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When good is not good enough

Discussion in 'Hire a Freelancer' started by domainmadness, Sep 23, 2014.

  1. domainmadness

    domainmadness Senior Member

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    Not sure if this is the right forum, but any tips where you should find app/game/complex web application developers, when your project is too big and valuable for most of those "typical Freelancer.com" type programmers?

    Our team have few ideas which we would like to proceed if we find the right developer/team for the job.
     
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    theMagicNumber Regular Member

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    http://www.guru.com/
     
  3. nameless7

    nameless7 Regular Member

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    There are a lot of sources like Freelancer, Guru, Elance, eDesk, etc. Try to find someone with really good reputation, but of course it's not cheap
     
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    AAWebDev Jr. VIP Jr. VIP

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    whats the requirement actually ?
    This is Arg, Project Head of Moz Development Inc and we have handled projects of $xxxx & more in the past
    Let me know
     
  5. domainmadness

    domainmadness Senior Member

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    Guru.com seems decent. But then again, it's still kind of hard to trust those reviews and choose the dev team.

    There's few problems with choosing

    A) Reviews don't always mean anything, even you find someone with great reviews, actual job might not be so great.
    B) It feels sometimes insane and stupid to choose dev team who ask 10x more than the other one. Even you know that you might get job done better, you can't be sure that they aren't just asking 10x more and still doing the job as the cheaper team would do.

    Anyway, thanks for the tips.

    AAWebDev - I checked your website and I'm guessing these projects might not be for your team, thanks anyway.
     
  6. nameless7

    nameless7 Regular Member

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    The proof of the pudding is in the eating
    Unfortunately the quality of something can only be judged by putting it into action
     
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    Best way is to give them a really small part of the task and see how competent + professional they are, and keep going until you find someone you are comfortable working with.
     
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  8. domainmadness

    domainmadness Senior Member

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    This is actually very good advice, thanks.
     
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    Many of the freelancers working good for the first time only, after that some of them responding badly.
    Before choosing the right person, analyze the buyer reviews and account worth like in BHW.