How to Land Your First Local SEO Client

If you’re looking to set yourself up as a local SEO specialist or gain more clients, then you’re in the right place. Local SEO specialist, Claire Carlile Rees, talks you through the things you’ll need to consider as you put together your local SEO service offering and start pitching, and winning, clients. 
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Why take this free course?

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Identify your services and client niche 

Find out how to position and price your services to reflect your expertise 

Discover how to refine your pitch and market yourself 

Learn how to cultivate and maintain smooth working relationships

8 modules

8 videos



3 templates

Who is this free course for?

This course is perfect for those wanting to start a local SEO agency from scratch, web designers or marketing consultants wanting to branch out and offer local SEO services, and consultants or agencies who have a few clients on the books but need some help standing out and winning more pitches.
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Course contents

Discover the things that Claire wishes she’d known when she set up her own local SEO business and save yourself some time by learning from her successes and mistakes.
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What people think

The value I got was unprecedented. I'm an experienced marketer so I debated whether it would be worth my time to take the course, but I know from experience that I always learn something new: sometimes it's a golden nugget I can put to good use and gain a lot of traction from. The course delivered a few of those so it was well worth my time. The icing on the cake came in the form of the pitch decks, which were a welcome surprise.


Meet the Course Leader

Course Leader

Claire Carlile Rees

Claire Carlile Rees has been working in digital marketing for over 20 years, primarily in the SEO and local SEO space. As a seasoned marketer and a small business owner herself, she understands both the opportunities and the threats of the small business digital environment. For the last 10 years, she’s been running her own business offering freelance SEO and digital marketing services to a range of small and medium-sized businesses both in the UK and abroad. She also offers bespoke training in SEO to individuals and small teams, and you’ll occasionally find her on stage speaking at SEO conferences and meet ups in the UK.