Everyone wants extra or can say good earning in IT field. We are the people who can do the jobs on sitting by our chair, bed or somewhere else. Most of our task is online and we rarely get physically in touch with our clients.
How we get SEO jobs?
How to approach SEO clients?
What is the good way to get work?
How to beat the competition?
Most of us have profile on oDesk or elance from where we are getting jobs/work. But there are some other ways by which you can get the projects with double or good amount. And here comes your real talent. I know you want to know about these steps so below are they:
1. Email Marketing:
• Shoot Emails with a cover letter and proposal, mention all the existing clients and your work.
• Keep the message personal and casual. Think like a customer and write in a conversational tone. People want to see a little humanity behind the corporate mask.
• Avoid using ‘FREE’ in your subject line since it has been abused by spam marketers and arouses suspicion.
• Personalize the ‘From’ part of your email and be clear who the email is from.
• Fill the query form
2. Building List:
• Google RSS Feed
• Finding data from various sites(directories, classifieds)
• Using pop-ups
• News-Letter Signups
• Offer useful e-books to download for free Email Marketing
• Start with local companies, Call and approach with personal visit.
• Cold Calling
4. Content Marketing:(Blogging, Press Release, Article, Video, Images, Slides)
• Write SEO related blogs, put original contents.
• Find Long-tails based on local queries and seo related queries and start content marketing
• Submit Press releases on various good sites
5. SMO(Social Media Optimization):
• Pinterest, Instagram
• Twitter etc
• Its Communities
6. SEO(Search Engine Optimization):
• While you are going to offers SEO services to others here you must need to take care that you also must have strong presence in search engines for your own website as well (www.Seoily.com).
• So if you have not optimized your website yet than first optimize your website as this is the thing which is going to put positive and negative impact on end clients.
• If you are not having your website in top results of search engines than how you can guarantee others to use your services to get their website in top results.
• So this is essential to optimize your website properly, which will help you a lot in getting new SEO clients as well.
• Get a website, optimize it according to keywords like “SEO Services in london, SEO company in USA, India” [prefer long tail keywords – which will have less competition]. Build backlinks.
7. Forum Postings: Helping other people in forums for free by providing them with useful advice, is one good method of getting new freelance projects.
• participate in various Forums like Sitepoint, Digitalpoint etc and offer your valuable inputs on various threads.
• Local Classified(Craiglist, Back page, OLX etc)
• Business Listing
9. Bidding on Freelance Websites:
• The very first step to get new SEO clients online is that you must start creating your profiles on top and famous freelancing websites like Freelancer.com, oDesk.com, guru.com, fiverr.com, tenrr.com, seoclerks.com & eLance.com. These websites do provide a great platform for new startup companies or individuals to search and find new SEO clients online. Just create an eye catching profile by mentioning your skills and start bidding on SEO projects on these websites to get some good SEO projects for you.
• Here one thing you must need to know that failures are part of life & business both, so if you do not get any response from clients after submitting 100 bids than don’t worry. As you would not have any reviews on these websites and getting projects without having some positive reviews is very tough.
• So don’t worry and this failure ratio will start decreasing as soon as you will get few good projects online and will deliver all of them successfully.
• The other popular way to get online SEO clients is to build an ad campaign using Google adword system. Google adword do provide a great platform for new advertisers to sell their products and services online through Google adword system. ROI on Google adword is really great and you must considering using adword system to get some great SEO projects online.
• Yahoo Ads/Bing Ads
• Facebook Ads
• You can also offer/advertise your services on various webmaster forums like sitepoint, warrior forums, digitalpoint etc.
If you have any doubt or any question or any project the you can drop an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org