The Ultimate Guide to Finding New Web Design & SEO Clients
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The Ultimate Guide to Finding New Web Design & SEO Clients

Create your unique marketing plan as we cover the exact lead generation strategies you can use to find new clients
4.8 (120 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,145 students enrolled
Created by Christine Maisel
Last updated 11/2016
Current price: $10 Original price: $200 Discount: 95% off
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  • 3.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Articles
  • 5 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Take action and begin implementing several lead generation strategies
  • Find the best strategies for finding targeted clients
  • Understand how to determine who you serve so you can target your marketing and find clients easier
  • Complete a unique marketing plan for your business that you can use to grow your business and acquire the clients you'd like
  • Understand the common problems that prevent new business owners from finding clients
  • Know where your ideal clients spend time so you can get in front of them
  • Use both free and paid marketing strategies to attract targeted web design & SEO leads
  • Find relevant websites to share your knowledge, find clients and be found by targeted clients
  • Know the available tools that can save a lot of time when marketing
View Curriculum
  • Students will need to make time to implement the strategies discussed in this course
  • Download the marketing plan workbook found inside the course to complete during the course
  • No marketing experience is required.

If you're just starting your web design & SEO business or you've already started but it hasn't quite taken off yet, this course will help you create and implement an action plan to find all the clients you need to be successful.

My goal is to not only show you exactly where and how to find targeted leads for your business but to help you to take action towards growing your business.

Inside we're going to determine who exactly you serve so you can find out where your potential clients are and get in front of them. After all, they can't hire you if they don't know you exist and the value you can provide. 

You'll also find a web design & SEO marketing plan which you can download and complete as you go through the course so by the end of the course you'll be able to being taking action on your marketing plan.

By the end of this course you'll know:

  • Exactly who your ideal client is
  • The common problems preventing you from finding clients
  • Where your ideal client is so you can get in front of them
  • How you can land new clients
  • Free easy to implement lead generation strategies
  • Advanced lead generation strategies
  • Low cost paid marketing options
  • Tools you can use to help you in your marketing

But most importantly, here is where you can start taking action to finding long-term clients that will help you grow your business. No overnight techniques here. I'm here to help you build a sustainable business you can run for years to come. 

I'm also very active in the course so if you have questions about any of the strategies we discuss as you go through the course or as you being implementing them, please ask me. I want to see you be successful in your business.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to start their own web design or SEO business
  • Web Design & SEO business owners who want to find more clients for their business
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 65 Lectures Collapse All 65 Lectures 03:45:13
Introduction To Course
3 Lectures 15:22

Web Design & SEO Strategic Marketing Workbook (Download And Use During Course)

The Most Common Problems Preventing You From Finding Clients
Understanding Which Clients You Serve
5 Lectures 20:12
Section Intro: Do You Know Who Your Idea Client Is?

Why Will Your Ideal Clients Hire You? Determining Who You Actually Serve

How To Determine What Your Target Audience Really Needs

What Is Your Pricing Strategy?

Challenge: Deciding On Your Target Clients
Using Your Website To Generate Leads
8 Lectures 21:00
Section Intro: Your Business Website As A Powerful Lead Generation Tool

Is Your Website Going To Convert Potential Clients? Lets Find Out

Transparency And Showing Your Process

Using Easy SEO "Tricks"

The Analytics Analysis

The Well Documented Portfolio

Your 2nd Challenge: Does Your Website Reflect (And Convert) Your Ideal Client
Easy To Implement Client Lead Generation Strategies (No Money Required)
12 Lectures 38:17
Section Intro: Free Easy To Implement Client Lead Generation Strategies

Can't Find Work? Should You Work For Free Or Is There Another Way?

Going Where Your Target Audience Is

Everybody Knows Somebody

Client Pre-Sale Education

The Free Strategy Session

Find Clients Who Are Already Paying For Advertising In Under 60 Seconds

Using Directories to Find Targeted Clients

The "Footer" Referral

Generating New Work From Old Leads

Your 3rd Challenge: Let's Start Implementing Your Plan
Advanced Client Lead Generation Strategies (No Money Required)
10 Lectures 46:57
Section Intro: Free Advanced Client Lead Generation Strategies

Getting Creative While Reducing The Client's Risk of Hiring You

Developing A Valuable Side Project

Creating Partnerships That Do The Hard Work For You

Getting In Front Of Others…Literally

Collecting Leads And Profiting From Giveaways

Selling Products That Lead to Clients Paying For Services

Becoming An Award Winning Designer

Your 4th Challenge: Let's Step Up Your Client Lead Generation Plan
Websites To Help You Find Clients
7 Lectures 20:19
Section Intro: Useful Websites To Help You Grow Your Client Base

Locating And Using Platform & Expert Pages

Job & Speciality Boards Worth Paying Attention To

Sharing Your Knowledge And Expertise

Give Me Your Best Deal

Women & Minority Owned Businesses

Your 5th Challenge: Build And Expand On Your List Of Client Leads
Tools to Help You Find Clients
5 Lectures 11:39
Section Intro: Tools To Help Generate More Targeted Client Leads

Tools to Help You Find Out More About Your Leads

Social Media Management Tools

SEO Reports for New Leads

Your 6th Challenge: Get Your Tools Ready And Gather Even More Leads
Inexpensive Paid Advertising Opportunities That Pay Off Big
6 Lectures 25:28
Section Intro: Generating Cheap And Targeted Client Leads

Inexpensive Social Media Ad Options

Other Targeted Ad Options

Lead Generation Virtual Assistants

Finding & Using Free Advertising Dollars

Your 7th Challenge: Developing A Paid Advertising Plan That Pays You Back
Using Psychology To Turn Leads into Paying Clients
5 Lectures 20:20
Section Intro: Using Psychology To Turn Leads into Paying Clients

Forget Selling. Do These Things Instead To Get Clients To Take Action And Buy

Urgency The Smart Way

Confidence And Honesty - Have Your Confidence Wear Off On Potential Clients

Providing Options To Close The Deal
Wrapping Up
4 Lectures 05:51
Taking On The Right Clients

The Ultimate "Secret" To Finding Clients & Where To Go From Here

Full Course Resource List

Let's Continue Learning Together
About the Instructor
Christine Maisel
4.6 Average rating
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64,202 Students
14 Courses
Helping Web Design & SEO Startups

Christine is the founder of the Portable Entrepreneur where she directly helps web design and SEO startups through education, coaching and services. 

Christine has been a web designer for nearly 15 years - 10 of which she has been self-employed. Her work has taken her from working for some start-up dot com companies in the early 2000's to working as a contractor for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense to her own home office.

In her time, she has built 100's of websites and blogs primarily on WordPress and Joomla. Christine has also provided training to individuals and businesses to help them manage their websites on their own with no knowledge of web coding.