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SEO Tutoring: How Much To Charge

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by twilightofidols, Mar 21, 2012.

  1. twilightofidols

    twilightofidols Power Member

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    The title says it all. I am not a "guru" or "expert" don't claim to be ever, though I've like to think I've got a pretty good handle on my stuff. I recently started a link building service (not general SEO service) and I was contacted by a potential client. What is the fair going rate hourly to tutor someone 1 on 1 in the art of SEO?
     
  2. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    $50 - $150/hr depending on your skillset. In your case I'd say closer to $50 since from what you said your not yet an expert.
     
  3. Windmill

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    There is no standard rate. I know SEOMoz does it. You could charge $50-100p/h is my guess. It sounds more like $50 p/h. Any lower and you're devaluing your skills greatly.
     
  4. mmslax2

    mmslax2 Newbie

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    This would be a great time to test how valuable others see yours skills. Create a survey to give to your client once you're done. Depending on what they say judge what you should price your service. Offering incentives, bonuses, etc is a good way to build your client base as well
     
  5. twilightofidols

    twilightofidols Power Member

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    Hey guys thanks a lot these are exactly the sort of answers I was looking for.
     
  6. Askhar Kooni

    Askhar Kooni Newbie

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    I would say probably about 40/hour. if you're good, and professional with some real material to teach with.

    Don't listen to these other kids bro they don't know their own a$$ from a hole in the ground, stick with a low price for basic training, once you've given your clients a taste, then you raise your prices for "advanced training" it's all business all the time.
     
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  7. Windmill

    Windmill Supreme Member

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    Well this is a very derogatory post; I don't understand how we suddenly know less than you?

    One-on-one tutoring is very expensive. People teaching high school and university subjects garner $20-30+ an hour. What makes you think that SEO training is not worth much more than that? SEO training is teaching you directly how to make money. $50 would be low on the industry standard side. We set our price, we set the standard within the industry. Price competition is usually a bad idea; convince on features, not price.
     
  8. Lebron2727

    Lebron2727 Junior Member

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    hmm i was thinking of doing the same thing, i am pretty sure i can ask 100$ an hour