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How a Travel Blog Hired a Review Writer for $800/ month

Learn how our clients utilize Shepherd to hire top overseas talent.
Success Stories is a regular series all about the talent our clients hire via Shepherd and how much they cost. New here? Shepherd is a headhunter agency that helps small businesses hire top overseas talent for 80% less than US equivalents.

Editor’s note: Some customers prefer not to be named, so we’ve purposefully removed their company name in this article. We’re their secret weapon. :-)

What does this client’s business do? 

Our client is a travel blog focused on travel gear reviews, guides, packing lists, and other content to help their audience travel smarter and more efficiently. They use their expertise and real-world experience to provide practical resources and honest opinions through their content.

Who was hired and what was their role?

To create more effective content, they were looking for a Review Writer who can write gear reviews and travel-related write-ups. Shepherd deemed Jude fit for the role.

Jude does the following as their Review Writer:

  • Repurposes video reviews into written reviews
  • Researches additional information about the products for review
  • Uploads reviews on the blog
  • Writes newsletters and social media posts

What is the salary of the individual they hired?

Jude now works full-time in the client time zone for $800 per month.

What was the candidate’s background before being hired?

Before his hiring, Jude has written reviews on consumer electronics and gadgets for a previous employer. He has also worked as Technical Support and Video Editor at various events, making him skilled at photo editing, video editing, and web design. Jude is passionate about everything technology and online media.        

Need to hire someone like this too?

When you need to hire an efficient Review Writer to support your business, reach out to us at Shepherd.

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