Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Marketing Agency – Episode 8

Show Notes

In this episode, the guys go over what questions you need to ask when hiring a marketing agency. They’ll go over the good, the bad, and the red flags that should make you run for the hills.

Beer of the Day: PALM

@CaveJustin: 6/10

@CaveJordanS: 7/10

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Here’s a quick summary:

Questions to ask: 

1. Can you guarantee first-page ranking?

2. Do you outsource your work?

3. What’s your link building strategy?

4. How will we communicate?

5. How are you marketing yourself/your own business?

Red Flags: 

1. Unexplainable jargon

2. Over-promising

3. No online reviews/presence

Awesome tools we mentioned:

1. We didn’t mention any. Here’s a video of Justin’s favorite song, instead. 

Other items we discussed:

1. Jordan wrote an article on questions brokerages should ask before hiring an agency for Inman News. If you’re in real estate and you’re looking to hire a marketing agency, here are his nine tips.

2. Further SEO tips, specific to real estate:

5 SEO Tips for Real Estate Agents

Be sure to tweet any questions you have to the guys on Twitter – just use the hashtag #AskCave

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