Odesk

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.
Posts about Odesk
  • 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- 38 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- 22 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

    …, 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- 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- 24 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- 28 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- 29 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- 14 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- 38 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- 8 readers -
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