oDesk is a global job marketplace with a series of tools targeted at businesses that intend to hire and manage remote workers. Based in Redwood City, CA, oDesk was founded in 2005 by Greek entrepreneurs Odysseas Tsatalos and Stratis Karamanlakis.
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  • The Rise of the Content-Driven Organization: A Change in Marketers’ Focus

    … Is Business In this context, a common flaw in marketers’ mind-sets is too great of a focus on buyer behavior alone. Instead, taking a more holistic view that examines broader social, psychological and emotional factors shifts this focus to that of behavioral economics. Multiple touch points and the audience’s psychological state-of-mind when encountering…

    Andy Betts/ Relevancein Content- 21 readers -
  • From Solopreneur To Company: How To Scale Up Your Organization

    … If your business isn’t growing, it’s dying. So says conventional wisdom. But every year, thousands of entrepreneurs prove that trope false. Their businesses, although not growing, are perfectly profitable. And as long as the money keeps flowing, those entrepreneurs are content to keep doing what they’re good at. Yet there comes a time in many…

    Firepole Marketing Blogin How To's- 12 readers -
  • 6 Link Removal Request Techniques That Actually Work

    … of creating a clean link profile, I’ve provided these six techniques for improving the quality of your link removal requests. 1. Use an Email Address With the Right Domain It matters what email address you use when creating your removal request. Let me sketch a quick scenario for you just to show you why this is important: You hire someone from oDesk…

    Neil Patel/ Search Engine Journalin SEO- 12 readers -
  • An Epic List of 100 Growth Hacks for Startups

    … for LinkedIn Find hidden email addresses on LinkedIn with the SellHack browser extension prospecting tool. 17. LinkedIn Group Owners Send exclusive offers to LinkedIn Group owners (active/engaged ones only). 18. LinkedIn Group Blog Promotion Join groups on LinkedIn (you can join up to 50) in your niche. When you write blog posts on your website, be sure…

    Search Engine Journalin Social EMail Twitter- 19 readers -
  • 4 White Hat Link Building Tactics

    … backlinks. First, you want to to do some research around your industry and what type of infographs are popular among readers. A simple Google search will give you a lot of great ideas. Once you have honed in on something catchy and appealing, hire a graphic designer off ODesk or Freelancer to create an eye catching infographic. Next, host…

    Zain Shah/ Search Engine People Blogin SEO Google- 17 readers -
  • 6 Characteristics of High-Converting CTA Buttons

    …. They are not black holes. They are buttons. The call to action is so important, so essential, so indispensable and so overwhelmingly powerful that you should not attempt to make anything but a plain button. Not this kind of button. But this kind of button. This is what we’re going for. CTAs are not the place to unleash your creativity…

    Jeremy Smith/ The Daily Eggin Social Paid Search EMail- 20 readers -
  • 10 Tips for Keeping Overhead Costs under Control

    … assistants using a number of freelancer databases, such as oDesk and Guru. To make sure you get the best freelancer for your project, consider asking them to submit a couple of samples of their work first and provide references. If they can show you good work and readily name past clients who can attest to their skills and ability to meet deadlines…

    Firepole Marketing Blogin Social Google- 15 readers -
  • 10 Steps to Hire the Right Outsourcing for Your SEO Campaign

    … steps, you are ready to hire someone. I’d recommend trying sites like oDesk, Elance, etc. 5. Deciding who to hire? Individual or Company? The preparatory phase mentioned above will tell you who to hire, but here are more tips: If you want to accomplish multiple tasks that require different skills, you should hire a company. For the tasks that doesn’t…

    3Q Digitalin SEO- 11 readers -
  • How to Hire Freelancers to Free Up Your Time

    … isn’t but even in the beginning there are certain precautions you can take. So for starters if you are just starting and you do not have experience working with freelancers you can always turn to websites like oDesk and Elance where those are basically big freelance job boards and there are a lot of clients who need various services and there are even…

    Ashley Faulkes/ Mad Lemmings- 25 readers -
  • Adjusting My Niche Site Strategy

    …. Purchase the EMD and outsource the creation of a WordPress site via odesk. I put together a very precise process document that guides the freelancer through the setup. This includes installing plugins like WP Super Cache, BackWPup, Contact Form 7, etc. I get the freelancer to setup pages with a Privacy Policy, Contact Form and About Us…

    Surfing Pandain SEO- 5 readers -
  • August 2013 Niche Site Income Report

    … thinking about my approach was an article called “Why Micro Niche Sites No Longer Work” by Ophelie at Flippa. She took A LOT of heat for this article in the comments but I think she raises some good points. I disagree totally with statement “niche sites no longer work” but all things being equal I would rather my portfolio consist of a smaller number…

    Surfing Pandain SEO Google Income Reports- 6 readers -
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