SEO?!?!?!! Seems like every website owner at one points hears about the need for it but, if you are a business owner and not in the Internet Marketing space, how would you lnow how much to pay for an SEO companies services?
There are many SEO payment models. Some are from Individuals and others from organizations. We will help you decide on the best model for your business and how to pay.
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Monthly Retainers- In monthly retainer model, the client has to pay a fixed amount every month for stipulated range of services. It’s the most common form of payment model due to its high ROI. The amount to be paid in this model depends on the size of the business and the array of SEO services selected. It may cost from $75 to $5000.
Contract Services at Fixed Price- This service is taken by companies to test the results of SEO efforts of the SEO agency. Usually all those who opt for monthly retainers go for this model first and try to figure out where does the agency stands in terms of efficiency. Usually, SEO service providers post all the services offered by them on their own sites along with price codes. These services generally include SEO copy writing (ranging from $0.15 to $0.50 per word), social media site setup (ranging from $500 to $3,000), link profile audit (ranging from $500 to $7,500) and site content audit (ranging from $500 to $7,500).
Project Based Pricing- This model is very much similar to the contract services model. As obvious by the name, in this payment model, custom projects are created specifically for each client individually. In this model, the prices of the services depend significantly on the projects. Due to variations in the projects, a huge difference in the SEO costs may be seen. It may range from $1,000 to $30,000.
Hourly Consulting- As suggested by the name, in this model one has to pay the agency as per the number of hours worked. It features hourly fee for SEO services and information. The best thing is that you don’t have to contact an SEO company for it; this service is paid by individual SEO professionals as well. Its price ranges from $100 to $300.