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Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by elushion, Jul 2, 2013.

  1. elushion

    elushion Newbie

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    Hello,
    so I have a graphic design portfolio website up. Its ranking ok, fairly high but not front page. Finding it hard to generate any clients or sales through it though. Any tips or tricks to get higher traffic, better quality traffic and eventually more clients and work coming in through it?
     
  2. DamageX

    DamageX Elite Member

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    Your first mistake is relying on Google for design sales.
     
  3. elushion

    elushion Newbie

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    What is the best method. Word of mouth?
     
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    DamageX Elite Member

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    Word of mouth is always the best method, yes. Problem is, it takes a while until you get enough word of mouth advertising, and you need to already have clients for that.

    What you need to do is register on tons of freelancer sites, bid on projects and keep beefing up your portfolio. If you do good work, you'll get repeat customers and they'll even send others your way. Relying on Google for traffic to a webdesign site is a bad plan, you're up against VERY tough competition.
     
  5. elushion

    elushion Newbie

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    I started on freelance bidding sites. Its how I started in graphic design. Then I got a job in it. Im at the part of the life cycle of a designer where im thinking "If the company I work for is charging 1000 for a design, and im getting 250 a week screw that ill go it alone". I really dont want to go back to bidding sites, its false economy. I have a great portfolio, just not enough repeat high end clients yet.
     
  6. roaldd

    roaldd Registered Member

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    Advertising?
     
  7. SpookSEO

    SpookSEO Senior Member

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    You could get sales by pitching to several websites. Or you could join freelance bidding sites.
     
  8. rocboymiller

    rocboymiller Newbie

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    SEO for sure