When it comes to launching an online community, Discord has become an amazing place to do so. Discord servers have become fantastic places for people of shared interest to communicate.
Commonly, Discord is used as the collective online community for NFT projects, Crypto companies, and games.
As a company founder, spending your time moderating your Discord server can be a highly ineffective use of your precious time resources.
So, when the time comes, you’ll likely be on the lookout for good Discord mods.
In this guide, we will explain the top places to look to find moderators for your Discord server.
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What is a Discord Mod?
A Discord Mod (moderator) is a member of a Discord server that is responsible for the management of the community. Discord mods keep conversations positive and productive, answer questions from community members, and act as the primary liaison between a community and a company.
How is a Discord Mod different from a Discord Community Manager?
Discord Mods work with Community Managers to keep Discord communities operating smoothly.
Typically, the overarching strategy, goals, and brand voice is set by a Community Manager. The Community Manager is often responsible for managing multiple discord mods at once.
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Where are the best places to find Discord mods?
One of the best places to look for experienced mods is in other servers that you like. From here you can get a first-person view of how a moderator manages their workload.
We recommend finding similar companies to yours, searching through their list of active moderators and DMing them to see if they are open to additional work.
If you don’t want to manage the process of hiring and then managing a team of Discord moderators, working with an agency might be for you.
There are tons of crypto-specific agencies that specialize in Discord management services that comes with a full team of experienced moderators.
Ask for a referral
As is common in marketing, it’s wise to get a referral from a trusted friend or colleague. Ask your close associates if they know any moderators that do good work. You might be surprised to hear that they do.
Upwork and Fiverr are extremely popular places to find moderators who can manage communities on Discord. Upwork makes it easy to find moderators who have experience with managing similar communities by browsing through testimonials and ratings from previous employers.
Additionally, using a site like Upwork allows you to filter your search by price and location to ensure you have constant mod coverage in your server.
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Conclusion: How to choose Discord Mods for your server
When it comes to hiring discord mods, here are some key questions you may want to ask:
- How much do you charge?
- What forms of payment are acceptable?
- Which communities have you moderated previously?
- Do you have any references?
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Discord Moderators FAQ
Discord mods (or moderators) help manage communities on social platforms like Discord. They keep communities excited and engaged and enforce community rules.
With Discord mods, you get what you pay for. You should expect to pay between $1000 and $3000 per month for moderators with strong experience. If you choose to work with a Discord management agency, you can expect to pay a little more for a more comprehensive plan.
Discord mods often get paid via a blend of PayPal, Venmo, Upwork, or cryptocurrencies
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