Disclaimer 1: This post is written from the agency SEO perspective, but if you replace “client” with “boss” or “CEO”, it should be pretty applicable.
Disclaimer 2: This is true for all of my posts, but please know these opinions are entirely my own.
You know the feeling…
Great idea. Great rationale. Great mojo. But your client says no. Or even worse, you hear nothing back at all.
How can you convince your client to say yes? How can you get things done when you’re not in charge?
No matter who takes over the @POTUS Twitter feed come November 1, this is a reality you’ll have to continue facing. But there’s hope. You could be stricken by this hardship far less.
Learn from my mistakes; I’ve made quite a few. Good luck and Godspeed. We’re all counting on you.
Sorry to remind you of this; it was wrong of me.↩
This research has been updated. View the most recent results here.
Does where you live affect your odds of getting a job in SEO? Do large metropolises only seemingly have more SEO career opportunity until you adjust for population size?
Supply and demand – that’s ultimately what I’m after with this exploration. And while there has been research posted on the subject, it didn’t take into account the number of individuals vying for those jobs.
And why settle on “SEO” jobs, anyway? After all, there’s been legitimate acknowledgement of SEO becoming less of a job title and more of a key skill to have in a Swiss Army type of role. 1 Well, I’m glad you asked.
This research is about the present, not where we’re headed. Take a look at the number of United States job title postings from Indeed.com pulled in June 2016.
In closely related fields, “SEO” is still the heavy favorite when it comes to job titles.
Heck, even my own position doesn’t have “SEO” in the title. ↩