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Paying your SEO based on some sort of performance may sound like a dream scenario to you. But are you aware of the negative sides of CPA SEO?
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from seobro 1878 Days ago #
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Typically, I will sign on and they will promise me a percentage. For example, 10% of profit. However, when it comes time to pay they will say. That they are extremely sorry...



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from MiguelGomez 1876 Days ago #
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Great Post. I especially like the point in #1. That you should only use CPA SEO to reduce your risk, not your cost. Too many times clients fail to get this simple fact.

Great writeup,

Miguel



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from demib 1876 Days ago #
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SEO BRO, I don't think payment problems with clients are tied to CPA/Performance SEO deals only. Bad clients is a common problem that have to be dealt with in all cases :)



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from SEOsepp 1876 Days ago #
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Good posting, very valid ponts you're making there.



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from mbstar 1872 Days ago #
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Some good points, but are they really issues unique to performance SEO?



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from thefraj 1872 Days ago #
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I agree, it may sound like a good idea to pay based on performance, but I feel that the success of optimisation is such a hard thing to measure, some of the benfits are much more hidden and taking a one-dimentional view of either simply sheer volume of traffic or position in the search results almost overlooks the point of SEO.



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from SearchEngineOptimisation247 1647 Days ago #
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With regards to Performance based SEO we look at it differently we charge a incremental amount when the client ranks within the top 20, top 10 or top 5 positions. this is reflective of search volumes and competitors on that term. We find that our model works very effectively.

See our site www.searchengineoptimisation247.com for more information.



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