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How to make yourself look good when doing SEO?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by nonai, May 20, 2014.

  1. nonai

    nonai Power Member

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    Every business has certain tricks to make themselves look good. For example, some restaurants will get a frozen pizza from the grocery store and put it in the microwave. They make customers think they are back there making the pizza themselves. or they will give a food a stupid name to make it look like it's really special and expensive.

    in the seo business, are there any tricks to make yourself look good?

    I will give you an example. If someone's site goes up, you take all the credit. If someone's site goes down, you blame it on a "google update"

    any other ways to save your ass in tough situations or make yourself look good?
     
  2. Scritty

    Scritty Elite Member Premium Member

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    If you have clients then provide excellent reports.
    There is software available for this.

    Reports to attract clients "Here's where your website is now - here's your competition"
    and monthly update reports which you send with the invoices.

    Plenty of options for this kind of thing - but all the best ones cost a little

    Scritty
     
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    john1444 Elite Member

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    I'm afraid if you are not good you can't do any better. What happens at the long run? You surely get bursted!!!!
     
  4. RockstarSEO

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    Or else blame it on negative SEO. Tell them that the competition blowed the site up :D
     
  5. lucasbraydon

    lucasbraydon Supreme Member

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    Yeh maybe if you told them that the competition "blowed" the site up they might even believe you.
     
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    tony_d Elite Member

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    One surefire way of looking good: provide results.
     
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    Abstroose Elite Member

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    This. No need to bullshit your clients. Do a good job, sound confident and act professionally. Make sure you're organised. Call them when you say you'll call them and deliver what you promise.
     
  8. archon10

    archon10 BANNED BANNED

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    are you asking how to scam people?
     
  9. fas66

    fas66 Junior Member

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    Publicity - make yourself look famous (have many social shares)
    Original results - provide real examples and pure results
    Privacy - protect the privacy of your client
    Reputation - maintain your reputation by providing discounts for repeated customers ..

    And there, you become an authority in what you do...

    Good luck..