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

    … to creating a brand identity and voice. Providing value above and beyond a product or service offering ensures customers understand you as a brand – and that understanding is core to any symbiotic relationship. Perhaps Peter Drucker said it best: “The aim of marketing is to know and understand the customer so well the product or service fits him and sells itself… The aim of marketing is to make selling superfluous.” – Peter Drucker …

    Andy Betts/ Relevancein Content- 30 readers -
  • 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- 17 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

    … on Viral Content Buzz and JustRetweet. Then offer those credits for others to retweet your Twitter posts. 12. Virtual Assistants Use oDesk and hire a low-cost virtual assistant to go to the websites of your ideal customers and fill out web forms and collect/send emails. Elance and Freelancer work as well. Warning: This is a little spammy, so make 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- 20 readers -
  • Why You’re Not a Writer

    … can do in online business is outsource the stuff you are not good at. A lot of people think that it is too expensive but it’s really important to think of it as an investment that allows you to write. Things like design, coding, book keeping, etc. can all be outsourced really cheaply through services like Freelancer or oDesk. Set up your website…

    Blog Tyrantin Social SEO Google Facebook Twitter Blogging YouTube- 18 readers -
  • 6 Characteristics of High-Converting CTA Buttons

    …-blowing. Some of the most effective words in a CTA are also the most simple. The word “get” is one of the most effective. The verbiage should be short. Anything that goes over ten or fifteen words is probably too long. Simple statements are best. You can get away with two sentences, as long as they’re short ones. Here’s what oDesk does: “Post…

    Jeremy Smith/ The Daily Eggin Social Paid Search EMail- 22 readers -
  • 10 Tips for Keeping Overhead Costs under Control

    … Software Tweet it! Even solo-preneurs sometimes need to use project management software in order to stay organized. The specific tools that you need will depend on your industry, but there are a few general tools that may benefit you no matter what type of business you’re running. Toodledo, for example, is an inexpensive task management tool…

    Firepole Marketing Blogin Social Google- 21 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- 13 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- 28 readers -
  • Adjusting My Niche Site Strategy

    … it is likely too competitive of a keyword for my SEO techniques to rank for. Decent CPC. Anything over $1.00 although I will sometimes take less if the search volume is relatively high (more than 2,000 or so). An available exact match domain (EMD) with a .com, .net, or .org extension An Average Keyword Competition (AKC) of less than 40…

    Surfing Pandain SEO- 7 readers -
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