Difficult SEO Clients

There's no such thing as the perfect SEO client, but everyone knows that some are more difficult than others. Shari Thurow describes three of the more challenging clients in her ClickZ column today: Web Developers and Other IT Staff, Journalists and PR Professionals, and Decision Makers.

What kinds of clients do you have the most trouble working with? What's your best strategy for bringing them over to your side? Discuss it at the SEW Forums.

About the author

Kevin Newcomb joined ClickZ in August 2004, covering search marketing and other online marketing topics. He has been reporting on web-based businesses since 2000.

Before the bubble burst, Kevin was a marketing manager for an online computer reseller, handling copywriting, e-mail marketing, search marketing and running the affiliate program.

With a combination of real-world marketing experience and years of business journalism, Kevin brings to ClickZ a unique ability to deliver news and training materials that help online marketers do their jobs better.