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My Big Fat Rookie SEO Mistake: 4 Ways to Avoid an SEO Disaster of Monumental Proportions

boy sitting sadlyWe’ve all made mistakes. I made a big fat rookie SEO mistake–I ¬†allowed a client to sign a contract without fully vetting them first. I didn’t ask the right questions, and I wasn’t sure of their prospects for success.¬†We knew what the client needed, but in this case, we forgot to fully understand what it was the client wanted and whether or not we would be able to deliver that.

In my latest blog post on Search Engine Land, you can learn from my big mistake. I cover four ways to make sure you never experience your own SEO disaster with a client. And, these tips can apply to more than just selling SEO. No matter what you’re selling, you always want to vet potential clients, manage the relationship and set proper expectations for all parties involved.

Have you made a similar big fat rookie mistake? Share it with us in the comments below.

Stoney G deGeyter

Stoney deGeyter is the author of The Best Damn Web Marketing Checklist, Period!. He is the founder and CEO of Pole Position Marketing, a web presence optimization firm whose pit crew has been velocitizing websites since 1998. In his free time Stoney gets involved in community services and ministries with his “bride enjoy” and his children. Read Stoney’s full bio.

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