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Soooo, how did this turn into a canceled contract? Sounds like some lies being told or someone pulling our legs.
Again, He said he WANTs to make someone a deal NOT that he had a contract canceled. Look at his original post. Sounded like it was just a friend that he wanted to show off for.
I detest liars so I am outta here. Bye
I suggest that you read the topic again more carefully; I guess you have totally misunderstood the posts.
Is there any why that i can get my site page rank to go down?
i know if i will remove all the links on my site and my sites links partners will start to remove my links my page rank will go done but it will take a long time, there's something to do to change the page rank immediate?
Zardoz has indicated that he will/might/could remove the links from his own sites. Fine ... he is entitled! However, asking "link partners" to remove links which are not under his control is (IMHO) a pretty slimey thing to do.
I suppose what bothers me about this idea is that a client hires an SEO to make his site more visible on search engines. Full stop. Unless stated in the contract that all efforts to improve rankings would be reversed at the end of the one year term, then doing anything to impede, alter or in any way negatively impact the site, its traffic or its PR would be or should be subject to legal action by the client against his SEO.
These are services he has bought and paid for. It is exactly this sort of thinking which gives SEO a bad name. Very unprofessional.
Since we're using analogies ...
After operating on a heart patient, extending that patient's life and improving his quality of life indefinitely by implanting a pacemaker, is it OK for the doctor to remotely turn off the pacemaker because the patient chooses to see another doctor?
I say no it isn't OK. The patient hired the doctor to make him well. The pacemaker is part and parcel of that deal and the doctor has no right to switch it off.
Unless stated in the contract that all efforts to improve rankings would be reversed at the end of the one year term, then doing anything to impede, alter or in any way negatively impact the site, its traffic or its PR would be or should be subject to legal action by the client against his SEO.
Dear Liane, very well said :)
Thanks for the clarification.
There are many others funny analogies :)
I imagine if you stop visiting the orthodontist (and youy promise to finish the treatment with him), then the guy would be chasing you to twist your teeth like they were before ... LOL
But why cause a situation with highly posibilities of failure?
Dear fischermx, according to my own experience with 50+ clients, a long-term contract is the best choice for both parties IF we consider that both are professionals and NOT scammers :).
Everyone has the chance to concetrate exclusively on his business. That was the only such bad experience I ever had indeed as I try to be very careful with the clients I work for.
Generally I think the possibilities of failure are more when we speak for "shoot and kill" (i.e. 1-month) projects where the only objective is to find 100s of links without even the ability for the client to see the real benefits of your work long-term.
I strongly believe that professional SEO as well as internet services are strictly related with long-term projects and goals; this is at least my point of view for my business.
I would not worry about it. Just asking the question implies that you will probably not do this customer much good in the first place. You cannot reverse what was not first accomplished.