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Why you should not hire an SEO agency.

SEO is dead.

Nobody knows who said it first, but SEO has never been more alive and kicking. (just in case you where not aware)

Generating cheap content and backlinks have never been easier. The amount of new, crappy SEO content and the amount of SEO’s crying in FB groups (because Google punished them for low-quality, unhelpful content and spam tactics) has risen dramatically. Yes, that’s correlated.

So don’t hire such an agency.

Hire the best SEO agency

Fortunately, our clients don’t face Google penalties although nothing is ever a promise in Google-land. We guarantee to never put your website, traffic or leads at risk. Please make sure to check case-studies and client referrals.

Spammers or low quality SEO can be compared to the police shutting down your store because you’ve essentially redirected traffic through your store’s parking lot.

Compare us to an architect, making sure everything fits your ideal customer. Do you want someone who does something that looks good for five minutes? Or will you invest in long-term growth?

How to find the best SEO agency

First, do try to understand what SEO really is, so you’ll be able to understand if the SEO consultant or agency is only about tactics and talking gibberish. Of course if tactics is what you need, go ahead, there’s still plenty of different approaches and quality.

So, let’s say you researched some SEO companies now reach out, take the time to get to know them, their way of working and make sure you can get stuck in an elevator together.

We often spend quite some time in client meetings so you better get along. We don’t bite but we talk data and that’s not always pleasant. So you better be prepared. Let us help you make sense of your data.

How to analyse and compare SEO pricing

SEO is often priced in packages. Monthly packages or services bundled in a pack. Some examples:

Pricing vary, you can even find SEO jobs for 20$ on sites like fiver. Beware, we don’t promote this. You don’t need to be an Ecommerce business to make money from your site. When you generate leads or drive traffic to your store via your site you are an internet business and SEO is of utmost importance.

No need to tell you that for high-traffic, high-competitive niches or for companies heavily relying on organic traffic and website performance SEO is not a cost but an investment. Those type of companies trust SEO agencies like Sherlock tens of thousands of dollars every month to make sure their online presence is secured.

Do you want to keep up to date with the ever changing algorithm updates? I don’t think so, that’s our job. Let us analyse your marketing data and advice on the next best 

Profit from the vast industry knowledge a senior SEO consultant brings to your company. If you want to focus on your business or other marketing channels, hire Sherlock SEO Agency.

We are not a large agencies that offers basic SEO audits at  premium prices. We offer high-level SEO audits aimed at growing your business, not keywords.

We are here to help both agencies as companies to get far better results than any tool can bring.

We combine our knowledge in tools and scripts to bring you advanced SEO optimization.

What is SEO, and why invest in it?

SEO is short for Search Engine Optimization. It’s all about improving your website‘s content (on-page optimization), technical code, and off-page signals and strategies to get more traffic from search engines without paying for advertising.

You might hear people distinguish between organic and paid search results. When you pay for something like advertising, you get paid visitors. But organic search results are earned and can’t be bought.

Investing in quality content and other SEO-relevant services help attract organic traffic. A well-planned SEO strategy brings in traffic long after you stop investing in it, unlike paid traffic, which disappears as soon as you stop paying for ads.

“If you want to go fast, invest in advertising, if you want to go far invest in SEO.”

The Sherlock SEO Expert Team has 15 years of professional expertise in search marketing. We read the Google Patents and Search Console Help Documentation so you don’t need to.

We have a solid understanding of what search engines look for when ranking pages. And we can show the results, get in touch to see more client succes stories.

The power of SEO lies in understanding users’ search intent. Whether they’re searching for recipes, videos, new skills to learn, or products and services to buy, with SEO you reach those people who are looking for the information you have to offer.

A professional and tailored SEO approach ensures sustainable organic business results. Starting with the right technical basis, your high-quality and relevant content can reach its full potential. Organic promotion can then maximize your online visibility.

After an onboarding session where we get to know your company and business goals we start with an SEO audit.

From this data analysis we can build an SEO strategy, create content and cross-channel campaigns. The Sherlock SEO team helps you create a plan to achieve your SEO goals and maximize your visibility in an organic way.

Ready to rise the ranks of Google? Get in touch to learn what we can do for you.

Keyword Research

At Sherlock SEO Agency, our expert keyword research services are designed to help you unlock the full potential of your online presence. Our team of seasoned professionals utilizes cutting-edge tools and techniques to identify the most relevant and profitable keywords for your business, ensuring maximum visibility and improved search engine rankings.

Local SEO

Are you a business that relies on customers from your neighborhood, area, or town?

Businesses that depend on customers from the immediate region need local SEO. Local SEO usually results in a three-pack in the search results.

This three-pack is a Google Maps integration with three business locations.

With the advent of the internet, opportunities have been added for local businesses to generate more visibility, but at the same time, there are still many SMEs and small independents who are making much too little use of local SEO.

The background and initial successes of Sherlock SEO are largely based on local SEO. Sherlock is happy to help you build your local business listings and promote your business to attract customers in local search.

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Onpage SEO

Onpage SEO is about the elements that you can adjust on your page as a function of your website optimization. This involves things like URLstitles, and headers. Of course, it is also about search terms.

If you have never worked on your SEO, on-page SEO optimization is often easy to implement and has a fairly quick effectOnpage SEO, like technical SEO, is important for the overall health of your website.

Many people are familiar with the term content marketing. But what is content marketing without good on-page SEO? Search terms are at the heart of the Google algorithm and are indispensable for your on-page SEO, but it’s a shame to neglect your on-page SEO if you invest a lot of time, money, and effort into your content.

The content of your website ensures relevance. By taking advantage of all the optimization opportunities available in On-Page SEO, you ensure that Google understands your page content in the best possible way.

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Online Reputation Management

Your reputation is worth its weight in gold, both online and offline. Reputation is not something done in one day. There is the age-old saying that reputation comes by foot and leaves on horseback for a reason.

As a result, giving online reputation management the attention deserves is something that has to be part of your business DNA.

After all, before people even think of contacting you, they use the Internet to find out whether you can be trusted.

To generate more trust online, you can do several things. The most important thing to address is customer references.

Great places to start are places like your Google Business Profile (previously Google My Business) and your Facebook page. Of course, there are several review platforms, and each niche has specific websites that are necessary to increase your online reputation.

Sherlock can help set up the systems for your business to ensure that your trust is growing from day one we start working together.

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SEO audit Agency Sherlock

There are many SEO audit tools on the market. An SEO specialist extracts the priorities from all the data and shows you which actions contribute most to SEO success in the short term.

An SEO audit is always customized. As SEO specialists, we have several standard SEO audit tools at our disposal, but the emphasis we place on them depends on a whole range of parameters. Some examples of audits we regularly conduct:

  • technical SEO audit
  • On-page SEO audit
  • link building audit
  • competitive analysis
  • gap analysis
  • Keyword audit

Would you like a complete study? We can do that too, if you are looking for a digital strategy. Before we proceed with an SEO audit, we have a lot of questions for you.

You need no quick fixes but structural solutions. Investing in SEO is something that pays off in the long run. Start today with a thorough SEO audit.

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SEO Copywriting

When you think of SEO copywriting, do you think of an SEO copywriter who sprinkles a magic sauce of letters over your texts, maybe just adds some relevant keywords, and is done?

A professional SEO copywriter knows the search intent of your target audience and places your SEO texts in the right place on your website.

Internal links are an indispensable part of a well-written piece of content. A good SEO text does what it needs to do. And text is more than just words: headers, listings, images…. Have you ever compared your page to other pages that rank for the same topic?

Optimal SEO copy is so much more than just words. We have an internal team with years of experience, but even if you already have copywriters on staff, Sherlock SEO can create the briefings and guidelines to ensure they can take their SEO copywriting to the next level.

Search terms underlie the Google algorithm and are indispensable for good SEO rankings, but these days it takes more than doing keyword research and adding relevant keywords to your content. Entities, topics, schema, and a different search engine results page for each user doesn’t make SEO copywriting any easier. The content of your website ensures relevance.

With optimal SEO copy, you make sure Google understands your page content as best as possible.

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Linkbuilding

Link building is also called off-page SEO. Link building is the building of links. These links are not on your own website but external links or inbound links, hence the name off-site SEO.

Other names for link building are digital PR or organic promotion. Google says you should not do link building, but links are important in ranking high in competitive niches.

And if you’re not allowed to build or buy links, you have to earn them!

Building links to your website is quite an art. Google punishes websites with a “penalty” if they find that you abuse links. The penalty? They will remove you from their index!

This doesn’t mean you should be fearful of building links, quite the opposite. Every business with a personality has different opportunities to collect links.

Sherlock helps you identify your opportunities and helps you to build links in a way that isn’t being penalized.

Contact us for a creative link-building campaign.

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SEO Strategy

If you are looking for a complete and thorough digital marketing strategy, we recommend that you have a comprehensive SEO audit done. Technical SEO is the basis of this audit, but you need more data to build a solid strategy. A thorough market research is necessary.

A good online strategy considers your competitors, the online advertising market, and social media. Positioning, branding, and UX/UI also influence your SEO. Contact Sherlock SEO for your digital strategy.

Strategic SEO is the sauce between SEO and digital marketing (Social, content, development, customer success, etc.). With SEOPOLY®, Sherlock SEO Agency developed a unique approach to involve your entire organization in your online marketing strategy.

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Technical SEO

Most people are aware that SEO revolves around the content on your website. Content is king. That king also needs a castle, and that is technical SEO. Technical SEO depends on whether Google can visit your website and whether your content will be read optimally by Google and thus rank high in the results list.

Developers do have strong technical knowledge but often lack the background in how search engines work. Marketing and communication specialists often lack technical knowledge. The SEO specialist Sits right in between those two.

Is your website optimally accessible for both Google and visitors? Do you have an ideal website structure? How optimally do your internal links drive link value to your most important pages? What is the state of your robots.txt, sitemaps, and canonicals, …

Feeling overwhelmed? Not sure where to start? Call the Sherlock inspectors for a technical SEO audit or 24/7 monitoring.

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