Tips On Managing An Seo Clients Expectations-ca1835

SEO This article is geared towards SEO .panies and their sales teams. In the world of search engine optimization, many .panies make promises that just cannot be kept. They will promise a potential client first page rankings, they will promise them X amount of dollars in increased sales, or they will promise to increase site traffic. Now you might be saying, well isnt that the point of SEO? and you would be right, however, be wary of what you offer a potential client, because it can and will .e back to bite you. We have all been there. You are inches away from making the sale and the potential client informs you that another .pany they are considering promised them a first page ranking for one of their top terms. You gather yourself, collect your thoughts and what do you say? A lot of times you will say, Yeah, we can do that too. Now you have just locked your .pany into a promise that might not be easily fulfilled. Even if you know the .petitive landscape of their market, even if you know that they can easily out-optimize and out link the .petition, you are ultimately still at the mercy of the search engines. As the contract nears .pletion and you see that keyword you promised to get on the first page hover around the 11 or 12 mark, you begin to sweat. So how could this problem have been avoided? Well, the easy answer is that you should NEVER EVER promise rankings or specific amounts of traffic to a client. There is a thin line to this, however, since you cannot base a service off of .plete ambguity I mean, you have to promise something right? Here are some things that you can promise as an SEO .pany. – An increase in quality growth Backlinks – A growth in relevant traffic over the prior year ( seasonality must be taken into consideration. important when signing clients with seasonal website traffic) After you have made these promises on things you can be very sure you can deliver, it is now your job to convince the client that the items are relevant to their goals. Matching up what you can promise with what the client wants to achieve is crucial when managing a clients expectations of the SEO project. Telling a client No during the sales process is usually a recipe for disaster, but in some cases, it is better to have not made the sale, then to have a client who will end up losing .pany time, money and possibly credibility as you rush to make your promises .e true. About the Author: 相关的主题文章: