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What promises do you make?

Discussion in 'BlackHat Lounge' started by Conor, Apr 29, 2013.

  1. Conor

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    So, I'm curious. Say I wanted to start an SEO company. What do I promise the client? I can't honestly always guarantee first page on Google, and what is more important than that in the SEO world? So what would I say to make a client happy?
    Just something I've always wondered.
     
  2. ShadeDream

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    You can guarantee excellent customer service and follow up relations. Sometimes the efforts you make pay off more than guaranteed results with a shitty customer relation.
     
  3. Panther28

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    Promise exactly what you can deliver. Nothing more nothing less.
     
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    Where did you steal that from? I heard that one somewhere. :D
     
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    Nobody can give you as much as I can promise you.
     
  6. Panther28

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    Dunno mate, it just came out my noggin
     
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    I like to only offer 3-5 keywords per package, mainly geographic long tail keywords.
     
  8. Furious George

    Furious George Supreme Member Premium Member

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    Under promise and over deliver, always

    Look, SEO is no guarantee. You have to make that clear at some point, but be subtle about it.

    A mechanic can guarantee he will fix your car. You'd be a liar to promise someone an increase in traffic, and you know it. It's up to google, in the end. You can make very solid and honest efforts and that site won't budge an inch... that's possible.
     
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    only promise what you can deliver - then as a bonus give a little more free
    good rep goes along way . be decent to your customers they intern will
    be good to you and spread your product to friends increasing sales
     
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