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How to Work With an SEO Consultant – A Hint or 2

by Linda D. Yelverton

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How to Work With an SEO Consultant – A Hint or 2

When I first started my career as an SEO consultant, I didn’t have much clue what SEO was or how it worked. I had to learn it by trial and error as I progressed through the ranks of my organization. As an affiliate marketer, you can benefit from all of the lessons I learned from my past experiences.

A. SEO is a very broad term that encompasses a variety of techniques that help you reach your target audience. While some techniques are designed for one purpose only, many other techniques serve multiple purposes. Some can help you establish a relationship with your audience while others can help you establish credibility. And others still can be used to drive targeted traffic to your web site.

B. Once you know what your target audience is, you will have to determine how you will reach them. In other words, you will need to consider how you will reach your audience. For example, you may need to use articles and links to reach the right audience. And while most companies are not web designers, some may still be able to serve you with some web design elements to complement the content.

C. Diversify your company image. People judge a company on its performance on the internet. This means that in order to attract people who will do business with you, you will need to have a highly recognizable image. In addition, some businesses may not be familiar with Google’s Penguin Update or with other negative SEO tactics such as white hat tactics and black hat tactics. By offering a personalized service that fits into your target market’s market needs, you can build a strong base of loyal customers.

D. Establish Your Credibility. If you already have customers, you can still improve your ranking by serving them professionally. You can then use SEO to send a clear message to your customers that your company cares about their experience. If you don’t have customers, learn what you can about search engine optimization and the principles behind it so that you can offer a truly personal service to your customers.

E. Establish You Service and Products. One of the most important things you can do when you are going to work with an SEO consultant is to clearly establish your product and service offering. Every SEO consultant has his or her own opinion about what your offer should be, but it’s vital that you have a clear understanding of the things that your customers are searching for online. The keywords and phrases that your customers use to find your products are important to understand.

F. Manage Your Online Reputation. Most people are more willing to pay for a service they know they can trust than one, they aren’t sure they can trust. Search engine optimization allows you to build up your trust level, as your website becomes visible to searchers.

H. Identify Your Goals. Before you start to create your SEO campaign, it’s essential that you know exactly what you want to achieve. This will help you develop a strategy that will bring you the results you want.

I. Programmatically Implement the Strategy. After you’ve developed your strategic plan, it’s essential that you programmatically implement the strategy by creating your strategy pages and implementing the various SEO techniques you are using.

J. Get Off-Page Traffic. To get off-page traffic, you’ll need to provide valuable information to your customers in a non-spammy way. Often, users of the internet want a solution that can solve their problem immediately and not have to sift through a ton of random information.

Q. Conduct Quality Assurance Testing. Many of the most effective SEOtechniques come from quantitative research and testing.

This short article has helped to give you some good advice when working with an SEO consultant. I’m looking forward to your questions and comments.

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