A Few Action Tips to Dramatically Scale Your SEO Income

This is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the views of ScopeRush. The author details can be found at the end of the article. Enter Seth:

Before getting up to that point where I felt comfortable going out and getting clients, and even having a real service I could offer to provide value, I supplemented my income in various ways, as I learned SEO. Here’s how I did it and how you could do it as well: Continue reading

  • 4 years ago

A Simple Guide to Writing an Effective SEO Article for Your Local Clients

This is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the views of ScopeRush. The author details can be found at the end of the article. Enter Darryl:

Writing an article for a local business is easier if you have an interest in the type of business, motivation to write about it and good background knowledge. You also need to know how to structure your article, how to make it presentable and how to engage your readers.

But writing an SEO (an abbreviation for Search Engine Optimization) article is also a combination of art and science. It not only requires all the above things, but you need to know just how to write so that your article is appealing not only to the reader, but the search engines too.

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  • 4 years ago

What I Learned Prospecting for SEO Clients as a Newbie

This is a guest post and does not necessarily reflect the views of ScopeRush. The author details can be found at the end of the article. Enter Amed:

If you are just starting out, want to quit your job, and looking to start your own business to start making money online so you can more freedom in your life but you feel lost and clueless about where to start and have many things unclear in your path towards landing clients, then you’ve come to the right place.

In this lengthy article we’ll cover – to a very large extent – all that you’d need to land SEO clients from outreach to close. I made sure to make this article Newbie-friendly, and condense all that I’ve learned into some sort of a manual or a blueprint for every one starting out to follow and get both guidance on what to do next, and of course .. to get results! Continue reading

  • 4 years ago

How to Structure Your Workday to Maximize Profits

Does this sound like your current workday?

9:00 AM – fire up the computer and check emails from clients and prospects

10:15 AM – putting out a fire from something someone mentioned in one of the emails

11:00 AM – still putting out fires

12:00 AM – I deserve a lunch break

1:22 PM – ate too much, need to lie down. This break can go on a bit longer

1:45 PM – still watching puppy videos on YouTube

2:00 PM – about to pick up the phone and do some followup calls, more emails came through

2:35 PM – first call made. didn’t go so well. losing motivation

3:12 PM – it’s important to check client rankings and their ad spend/sales

3:45 PM – let’s do some client work and optimization/ads

4:45 PM – it’s way too late to do any sales now. every business owner is heading out the door

5:00 PM – I should head out the door too, can do more work tomorrow though! Continue reading

  • 4 years ago

My Interview on Experiment 27 About Starting a SaaS

It was an honour to be interviewed on the Experiment 27 (click for show notes) podcast by Alex Berman.

We discussed starting my software company ScopeLeads, and how I slowly moved away from clients in order to achieve that.

Enjoy and let me know if you have any questions below!


  • 5 years ago

An Honest Guide to Keeping (or Firing) Your Consulting Clients

We’ve all been there before. You’re excited to get on the phone with a new prospect and when they send over their URL, you have a mini heart attack.

How am I supposed to work on this garbage website?!

If you’re selling PPC, hopefully you’re also including landing page creation and management so this isn’t so much of an issue. But for most of you that sell SEO, this can be a major roadblock to getting your client results.

The site isn’t responsive, it looks like it was built in the 90’s, and it has one paragraph of content on it.

The real question I am going to address in this post is: How far should you go for clients?

This can be further broken down into 4 stages of dealing with a client and questions you should be asking yourself:

  1.  Should you even take the client in the first place?
  2.  How much “extra” work is needed for you to be successful?
  3.  How far above and beyond to go for them?
  4.  When should you fire your client?

These questions mesh together so closely that I won’t separate them into different sections. Continue reading

  • 5 years ago
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