Author: Lee Blue

Lee Blue is the founder of DoubleStack which is an in-depth mentoring program for self-employed web designers and WordPress consultants who want to build 6-figure businesses for themselves without losing their sanity or their integrity in the process. Learn more about Lee Blue.

Tips For Winning Clients With Semrush

A lot of people think of Semrush as a keyword research tool – which it is – but it is actually a lot more than just that.

I've personally been using Semrush (free trial affiliate link) for almost a decade.

There are three major ways I use Semrush:

  1. Keyword research, SEO, and content marketing
    (for myself and my clients)
  2. Monitoring the results of my SEO work
  3. Winning new web design clients

I think a lot of web designers overlook the power of Semrush when it comes to winning new clients. So, we'll talk a bit about that.

Along the way, I'll throw in a few other tips too like:

  • How to get more backlinks
  • How to get access to a huge library of free digital marketing eBooks
  • Games and quizzes where you can win up to $9,000 of Semrush stuff.
  • and more…

There's a lot to dig into with this one.

00:00 – Introducing Max
02:30 – How vast Semrush data really is
03:33 – Semrush is not just for keyword research
06:28 – My first Semrush success story
09:31 – How to win web design clients with Semrush
12:41 – How to learn the tools in Semrush
16:00 – The power of insight & the value of efficiency
18:52 – How to get more backlinks to your site
20:40 – Semrush raffle – win up to $9,000 of Semrush stuff
24:23 – My takeaways about Semrush

Three Ways To Enter The Semrush Raffle

Semrush is running a raffle where six winners will be chosen at random and either win up to six months of marketing services or a one-year Business subscription to Semrush worth $9,000.

There are three ways to win:

  1. Take the quiz to figure out your marketing persona
  2. Play the Hop To The Top game
  3. Share your results on social media with the hashtag #ShapeYourStory

Other Semrush Resources

Semrush Academy

Free online digital marketing courses like:

  • How to sell on Amazon
  • Audit your online visibility
  • Digital marketing for SMBs

Go To Semrush Academy ➤

Learning Library

Get access to loads of free eBooks on digital marketing like:

  • The Ultimate Blog Writing Checklist for 2021
  • The Content Writing Workbook
  • The Ultimate SEO Writing Checklist
  • and more…

Go To The Library ➤

Content Writing Services

Get professionally written:

  • Email newsletters
  • Press releases
  • Website copy
  • and more…

Discover The Semrush Content Marketplace ➤

5 Weird SEO Tips

I was asked how to bundle SEO services into a web design package that generates recurring revenue. The problem is, I don't really like “normal” SEO.

Instead of talking about all the boring SEO stuff everybody already knows, here are five weird SEO tips that will drive better results for your clients while generating recurring revenue for you.

The unfortunate thing is, web designers that don't start moving in this direction are going to start losing their clients.

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What’s The Worst Way To Price A Website?

I got two questions from our Facebook group today.

  1. What's your favorite business book?
  2. What's the worst pricing model for web design?

So, I'm sharing one of my favorite books that really changed my thinking about a variety of areas of my life. Then we'll talk about three different pricing models for web design. The third one is my least favorite.

Finally, we'll wrap things up with my favorite way to price web design.

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Double Your Revenue Without Learning Anything New

Especially for people like us in the tech world where everything is always evolving it's easy to feel like you're always on the hunt for the new thing.

Well, here's how we hack the whole system so you can quickly double your revenue without learning anything new.

If you're feeling stuck with low-paying clients or maybe you even feel like your skills are becoming less valuable DEFINITELY join me for this one because you'll get some great ideas for how to become much more profitable without needing to learn anything new.

This quick hack works so fast it feels like you're almost cheating. But really you're just picking up money that's already on the table. You aren't cheating you just STOP cheating yourself.

How To Grow A Web Design Business
With Josh Hall

Josh has built a following of over 22,000 subscribers on his YouTube channel where he's got videos on everything from Divi tutorials to sales and marketing strategies for web designers. Today, Josh takes us through his journey from just getting started with Photoshop all the way up to building and eventually selling his own profitable web design business.

This is for you if you are a web designer but you find yourself working on random, unrelated projects – especially if you're finding it hard to get up into the prices you want to be charging.

Join Josh and me and discover answers to questions like:

  • How can I get my prices up?
  • How should I position my business and define who I am?
  • Should I pick a niche?
  • How many clients should I try to get?
  • How can I set goals and develop a vision for my business?
  • What's my next step because what got me here won't get me there?

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