We'd be more than happy to speak to you about helping you out if you like (we're a team of 4 specialising purely in Tableau). email hello at thedatastudio.co.uk and we'd be happy to see how best we can help.
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Lots of people are currently ranking and are only outsourcing the work to low rates, projects fail, they swap brands, customers get scammed, and they simply point their fake link scheme at a new website, and start the entire process over.
We rank #3 globally - would be #2 but we do not need want to waste money on click ads to compete - it's already monopolized by 99% link schemes, and the SEO is really not that inspiring once you're at the top.
Freelance Tableau Consulting has devolved due to companies like Upwork, who offer merely a place for people to pretend they are several people. It's sad because it used to be a thriving niche. But due to the Link schemes being used to monopolize it, we are stuck with what it's at until Google responds to the spam reports (and de-indexes the clear cut cheaters which you can see on ahrefs.com).
But it's clear Google will not because these companies are spending thousands to keep their ranking - it's free lunch for Google.
Freelance or ad-hoc: 'buy a persons time' is a place for anyone to say they are experienced. After hearing about lots of failed engagements, and 'job killers' I just want you to be aware the current Google ranking is a bit out of whack right now.
We have companies currently ranking in this niche that... as a business (UPWORK)... have zero transparency down to the projects, they have essentially pushed failure on to the customers. And they built a business only to be disruptive in ranking. The only way they can hang on top 10, is not by having 100k+ link spammed, rather they can afford thousands a week in clicks.
Luckily their track record is starting to show. Everyone can see what's happening. I hope...
Advice for customers:
- Freelancers that don't work in a consultancy cut you off from working with a team.
- My wife can go signup as a Tableau consultant, on any of these websites, and funnel 100% to our business.
- That's why the rates are so low - these are offshore OR onshore people who don't know the product and funnel it offshore for a fraction of the price. *womp*
- The more you study these websites, the more you see fake accounts just saying whatever the heck they want.
- Now because of Google Algorithm updates, most of these 'disruptive companies' are unable to compete without spending thousands a day in click ads, on Tableau Professional Services, Tableau Consulting, and a bunch of other stuff.
- It won't last.
And in most states, what everyone is pretending to be - is practically not livable wages - by any stretch of the imagination.
That's because it's just a funnel -> to be outsourced to the cheapest vendor. It's generated a bit of a laughing stock externally from our niche and I hear most Tableau consulting peeps - are always challenged - due to the lack of authority figures in the niche. Because the primary bread winners are only using an illegal link scheme to rank, thousands of fake websites are appearing every day.
Hopefully the Google algorithm updates. Until we see an update, there will be a lot of 'funnels' being built by companies that pretend to be a consultancy. It's so bad now, we see most leads asking for references.
When Google updates, things will be better.
Until then - sigh. Time to focus on something else.