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how much do you charge for SEO?

Discussion in 'Offline Marketing' started by GTRM3, May 12, 2013.

  1. GTRM3

    GTRM3 Junior Member

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    What pricing structure do you guys implement for your Local offline SEO clients?

    For example, Upfront setup on page SEO fee or One time fee to get to page or Monthly recurring?

    Or charge per keyword? or charging for difficulty?

    Any info would be appreciated
     
  2. freezeice04

    freezeice04 Power Member

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    Upfront payment
    Milestone payments
    Then monthly maintainence payments
     
  3. GTRM3

    GTRM3 Junior Member

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    And what is the price? Based on keyword difficulty or set ?

    Thanks man
     
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    freezeice04 Power Member

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    Yeh its based on keyword difficulty of course. Usually I outsource so the upfront payment will just be the cost of outsourcing, so I get no profit until I make their site reach a certain goal.
     
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    mikeydell Senior Member

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    We charge upfront, then monthly fee varies greatly depending on the KW difficulty.
     
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    Upfront every month or 6 Month Contract.
    For me its min 500/month and goes up to $10k+ based on difficulty.
     
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    at least £200/mo if the client is in a low competition niche. It can go up to £1,000 even £3,000 a month if it's in competitive niche. Always upfront ;]
     
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    How do you convince a customer to do upfront payments?
    Most seem to want to pay at the end?

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    Usually when I first started out, this was the issue I had. I took the risk and did work first, whilst others sent first or even sent 50% upfront.

    Right now I usually show them the success we have achieved, the companies we have worked with and I usually send them every single bit of
    detail they need such as a plan of what we will do for them in a PDF, etc so all in all it looks very professional and this usually
    makes them pay first without any hesitation. I also have a case studies sort of page where they can read the comments, and the exact
    techniques we used to achieve the success for the other companies.

    If you cannot get them to pay first, get them to pay a % upfront.
     
  10. warjam1945

    warjam1945 Junior Member

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    How do you price for difficulty? I cant seem to get a good ratio?
     
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    fjones5757 Registered Member

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    I do upfront payment, 500 a month (minimum). Monthly payments. Keywords and competition vary. One way to price is based on a combination of the difficulty of the keywords ranked, estimated traffic they will get, and projected income made per customer for the client.
     
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    davidzweber9 Junior Member

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    I'm meeting with a client tomorrow. Her business is in the medical field. I was thinking $500 upfront & then bonus payments. Sound good?
     
  13. blkmagic

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    How'd the meeting go?
     
  14. vegasheat

    vegasheat Registered Member

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    I get first and last month payment up front on a 12 month contract.
    Average client pays about $1,500 month, a few pay $2,500 month.
     
  15. IProvideSEO

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    I separate my plans into what services are offered. If they want something simple with a low amount of keywords for localized traffic then that will be the minimum plan. If they want something that is more nationwide with 15 keywords than we are talking, Press Releases, Google Places accounts, Quality linkbuilding, submitting sitemaps, On-page SEO etc. but for a much higher price.

    I always have to customize my plans for each client but they generally fall into one of 4 categories
     
  16. .orion

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    Sorry for intervene but how did you guys do the SEO ? With programs(GSA,Senuke) or manual ?