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Start and Run a Successful & Profitable Home SEO Business

Step-by-step actionable guide to starting your own home based SEO business regardless of SEO experience
Instructor:
Christine Maisel
16,359 students enrolled
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Be able to have a SEO business set-up by the end of this course by following each section of the course
Learn how to determine exactly how much work you'll need to do and how much to charge to achieve your monthly income goals
Learn 5 different pricing models you can use to charge your SEO clients
SEO Business documents & templates to download and use in your business (including proposal, contract, and more!)
Learn how to upsell your SEO clients to maximize your profits
Learn how to generate monthly recurring income from SEO (using one of the 4 methods we discuss in the course)
Find out where you can learn SEO completely for free if you don't already know how to do it
Find out what FREE tools are available to you as a SEO service provider so you don't have to spend money on tools to get started

Course Updated & New Resources Added MAY 2019!

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“This course really covers all the things that people really need to know to start a SEO business. All the free forms are super and all you have to do is modify them to use them. The instructor does a fantastic job at describing everything need to open a business.”  – Bill Brooks

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In this course we dive deeply into what is required to run a successful and profitable SEO business from home. 

If you have little or no SEO experience we’ll look closely at:

  • Your 4 main options for learning SEO & resources for learning

  • Understanding the most common SEO jargon

  • Helpful free and premium SEO tools to help you rank websites

  • And companies you can outsource SEO work to

This course is designed to help you take action and work towards setting up your own SEO business. You’ll discover:

  • All that is involved in the entire client SEO workflow process

  • How to stand out from the competition and make the most money

  • 4 options for making money with SEO

  • How to upsell clients for maximum profit

  • Where to learn SEO and how to create a learning action plan

  • Where to find the SEO tools you’ll need to complete any SEO job

  • How to determine your prices

  • How to deliver SEO proposals and SEO reports

And of course you can’t truly be in business without any clients, so we’ll spend time talking about how to attract new SEO clients and where you can find them. 

This course also gives you unlimited access to all of the business documents you will need to start an SEO business that you can download, edit and use in your own business.

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“Christine definitely knows what she is offering. I like the way she delivers the course. As she pointed out at the onset of the course, she will give you actionable tasks, and considerable information to get you started regardless of expertise you posses! Amazing course!” – Santosh Jadagoudar 

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Now This is just a highlight of some of the topics we’ll be covering and as you can see there is so much more to running an SEO business than just SEO itself.

 

I want to make sure you can stand out and be successful in this industry so you can achieve your goals that are motivating you to get started. I’ll also be asking you to complete specific challenges throughout the course so your business is set-up by the time you complete the course. 

I’m also available inside so don’t hesitate to ask questions as you start getting set-up building your business, and serving clients. I’m here to help you succeed so let’s get right to it.

Requirements for Starting a Successful Home SEO Business

1
What This Course Is & Is not
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An Invitation to the Web Design & SEO Business Mastermind Group on Facebook
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What You Need to Have In An SEO Business
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Why SEO Freelancing Is So Profitable
5
Setting Your SEO Business goals
6
Preparing to Start Your SEO Business - Your First Challenge

Your Options for Making Money with an SEO Business

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Section Overview: Getting Started
2
Your Major SEO Business Tasks
3
Determine Your Approach For Operating Your SEO Business
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4 SEO Service Options
5
The Key to Standing Out From The Competition
6
Examples of Real SEO Companies That Stand Out The Competition
7
Determining Your Approach - Your 2nd Challenge

The SEO Client Workflow Process

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Section Intro: The SEO Client Workflow Process
2
Local vs National SEO
3
Understanding the SEO Workflow
4
What Services Are Sold on a Monthly Basis?

The document discussed in this video is available in the resource area of this lecture. You can also access it directly, along with a lot of other information, by following this link: http://www.wordstream.com/articles/most-expensive-keywords

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Upselling a SEO Client for Maximum Profits
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Learning SEO - Your 3rd Challenge

Options for Learning SEO

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Section Intro: Options for Learning SEO
2
Options for Getting Started When You Don't Know SEO
3
Learning SEO When You Have Little or No Experience
4
Understanding SEO Jargon
5
Helpful SEO Tools for New SEOs
6
Top Rated SEO Reseller Companies
7
Learning SEO - Your 4th Challenge

How to Price Your SEO Services

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Section Intro: How to Price Your SEO Services
2
SEO Pricing Models - Exploring Different Ways to Charge Your Clients
3
The 3 Choice Pricing Strategy
4
How to Ask For a Clients Budget Without Asking Them For It Directly
5
How to Determine Your Prices
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When to Bill Your Clients
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Pricing Your SEO Services - Challenge #5

Working With Clients

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Section Intro: Working With Clients
2
Creating a SEO Proposal a Client Can't Refuse + Tools & Sample Report
3
What Clients Really Care About - How To Keep Them Happy
4
Clients Don't Speak SEO - How to Help Them Understand It
5
Creating Client SEO Reports
6
What SEO Means to Your Clients - Don't Make These 2 Mistakes
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Working With Clients - Challenge #6

Finding SEO Clients & Marketing Your Services

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Section Intro: Finding Clients & Marketing Services
2
Setting Up Your Business Website
3
How to Attract New Clients
4
Ways to Find New SEO Clients
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Your Final Challenge: Attracting & Finding New Clients

Sample SEO Business Documents to Download & Use In Your New Business

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A Note About Using The Sample Documents in This Course
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Sample SEO Client Questionnaire
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Sample SEO Proposal (to Seal the Deal With Clients) - DOWNLOAD & USE!
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Sample SEO Action Plan (A Start to Every Client's SEO Ranking Plan) - DOWNLOAD
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Sample SEO Services Guide (Describes SEO & Your Services to Clients) - DOWNLOAD

This sample SEO services guide can be tweaked for your business if you'd like to use it on your website or to provide to potential or current clients.

You'll may also learn some information about how to present certain topics to your clients.

Definitely worth a read!

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Sample Search Engine Optimization Package Services - DOWNLOAD, TWEAK & USE!

Obviously, the services and details will vary greatly from freelancer to freelancer, but this is a guide of how such information can be presented to a new client.

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Sample Article for Educating Customers on Benefits of SEO Service

As a SEO service provider you know just how beneficial SEO services can be for an online business but sometimes it can be hard to explain. Here is a sample article for describing SEO services to your clients.

Launching Your SEO Business: Your Next Steps - Start Earning Money Now!

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Starting Your Business - Your Next Steps to a Successful Home SEO Business
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Step-by-Step Action Checklist for Setting Up Your SEO Business
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