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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  • From Solopreneur To Company: How To Scale Up Your Organization

    … to hire freelancers off sites like oDesk. This applies to the virtual assistant appointments mentioned above as well. You might be able to find some cheap help on oDesk, from someone who looks A-OK. But consider the many oDesk horror stories and think again. There’s just too much at risk for your company to make cheap help worth it. For most small…

    Firepole Marketing Blogin How To's- 11 readers -
  • 6 Link Removal Request Techniques That Actually Work

    … if they are “nofollow,” I’d still like them removed. Once you’ve removed the link, please send me a quick note so I can create a record of it. Thanks in advance! I hope to hear from you soon. Kind Regards, Yourname Conclusion These six techniques aren’t guaranteed to work every single time. Based on experience, though, I can assure you they are more…

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

    …, and links! 7. Use the Thank You Page When someone does sign up to your blog, take them to a killer “Thank You” page that references the app with screenshots to highlight the benefits. 8. Wavelength by MailChimp This handy tool lets you find similar email blasts to yours. This could be fodder for potential customers, or you could try building…

    Search Engine Journalin Social EMail Twitter- 18 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- 16 readers -
  • 6 Characteristics of High-Converting CTA Buttons

    … Your CTA buttons are some of the most important little things in all of ecommerce. I’ve written plenty of times on the importance of CTA buttons. It’s a theme I can’t overemphasize. In this article, I’m going to discuss exactly what, why, and when a CTA button works effectively. First, I will do some show and tell — pointing out some…

    Jeremy Smith/ The Daily Eggin Social Paid Search EMail- 19 readers -
  • 10 Tips for Keeping Overhead Costs under Control

    Starting your own small business can be a thrilling experience! But, it can quickly become thrilling in the wrong kind of way if you don’t carefully monitor your start-up expenses. While the old business mantra “you have to spend money to make money” has merit, you shouldn’t have to spend more than is truly necessary, especially when you’re on a tight budget.

    Firepole Marketing Blog- 14 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- 8 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- 24 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

    … documented process for creating these sites. I am able to outsource the content creation and most of the site setup to oDesk contractors. On the negative side I would need to generate and maintain over a thousand sites at $10/month to hit the income targets I have set for myself. Even though I can churn out these sites in an efficient and fairly cost…

    Surfing Pandain SEO Google Income Reports- 6 readers -
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