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How Do Search Engines Work?
The way the search engines work is rather like a popularity contest. How do you determine what makes a popular website? The more popular the website, the higher it is going to rank in the search engines. We need to think of ways to make the website as popular as possible. For a full explanation please click on this article about how search engines work.
What Is SEO?
SEO stands for search engine optimization and is the art and science of making a website feature prominently in the search engines. If search engines love your website, chances are it is likely to appear higher up in the search results. The closer you are to the top of the results, the more visitors your site is likely to have. So to put SEO in its simplest terms…
SEO is engaging in specific techniques to make search engines love your website.
How Long Does SEO Take?
SEO is definitely more of a marathon than a sprint. It’s a long term strategy. But that said, results can be seen in a very short period of time. Much depends on the competition within the industry as to how fast you can see the effects depends greatly on the competition within the industry. Generally speaking, you can see results on a 1 to 3 month basis.
Is SEO Right For Your Company?
What Kind of Results Should I Expect?
It is near impossible to make predictions on what exactly will happen. You can, however, get an overall sense of what you can expect and when. Results will vary in a case by case basis based on your industry, competition and budget. The most important thing is to discuss your expectations with us thoroughly before your SEO campaign. Ask yourself these questions and communicate the answers with us…
What do you ultimately want from your SEO campaign? How will you know when you’ve got it? Are you looking at rankings, traffic, sales or ROI?
To get a feel for what to expect please look at this client case study.
Can’t I Just Do SEO Myself?
This is a very real question that most SEO companies wouldn’t dare to pose to their potential clients. This is because SEO, like so many things in life, with the proper time commitment and skills, can be learned.
But before you go off and start your own SEO campaign you better be really sure exactly what you’re letting yourself in for. Consider this…
If your motor is on its last legs and it’s time to think about buying a new car, you have options. You could go out and buy a new car or alternatively you could build your own car. Building your own car is not a popular option, but if you had the right skills and tools you could feasibly do it. For most people, it’s a faster and cheaper option to just buy a car instead. The same applies to search engine optimization.
With over 9 years of SEO experience, a conservative estimate of over $200,000 spent on education and testing, and a team of SEO experts to back it up, it may come as no surprise that Melbourne SEO Services in all likelihood will be the faster and cheaper option.
Still want to go solo? Ask yourself these questions…
Do I have the time? What is my time worth? Is my time better spent on other things? Do I have the time to stay up to date in critical knowledge? Is this something I really want to do along with my regular work? Will this take me away from my family? Do I have the knowledge and skills to do it right? Is this worth the cost of NOT hiring or outsourcing? What if I screw up the site? Will this diminish my capabilities at being effective that my primary job?
Your focus needs to be on building and running your business.
How Much Does SEO Cost?
SEO costs can vary massively between SEO companies and campaigns. The more competitive a market is, the bigger a budget is needed to become highly prominent within that market. Having said that, contrary to popular belief, a successful SEO campaign should not automatically come with an exorbitant price tag. In business, a general rule of thumb exists that you get what you pay for. With that in mind, Melbourne SEO Services is certainly not the cheap option. But it is also priced within the reach of small and medium sized businesses. Please get in touch with us for an SEO Quote.
What Do I Get For The Price?
As pointed out, you generally get what you pay for in business. Unlike other SEO companies, we are proud to offer frank and visible SEO services that are outlined to you in vast amounts of detail. Please check out our SEO packages to find exactly what you get.
What Services Do You Offer?
We offer a series of SEO packages with our 4 stage search engine optimization process. Please consult the SEO company packages page for more details.
Don’t find one you’re after? Contact us for a custom SEO package that suits you.
How Will Communication Be Managed During An SEO Campaign?
Ongoing communication between both parties is an essential element of a successful search engine optimization campaign. Each client taken on board will be assigned their very own SEO expert as their campaign manager who will be their first port of call throughout. Meet the Melbourne SEO Services team to find out about who you’re teaming up with.
How Will I Know The Effects Of The SEO Campaign?
If your web business does not already have tracking software, we will install Google Analytics free of charge at the start of every single campaign. Each month you can expect a report on how well your website is ranking in the search engines alongside the key metrics of your website (visitors, traffic sources, keywords and much more).
What’s The Melbourne SEO Process?
Here’s our new online marketing process:
How Can We Help You With Your SEO?
What can you expect from us?
How can I pay for your SEO services?
You can pay for the SEO services by the following methods:
Cheque, Cash, MasterCard, Visa, Paypal, Direct deposit
Don’t see the way you want to pay? Please contact us and we’ll look after you.
Can my website get banned?
There are a number of ways your site can get banned if you engage in black hat SEO techniques such as hidden text links and cloaking. Melbourne SEO Services only engages in white hat techniques that follow the guidelines provided by Google.
Confused? Still Have Questions? What Have We Missed?
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If you still can’t find what you’re looking for, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with one of our SEO experts. Contact us with your questions.