If you’re a local business owner you know if you need SEO. Your website is getting you few leads and it’s on page 2 or 4 with a bunch of ‘junk’ ahead of it. Depending on your local competition, there is probably room for some improvement.

On Google’s page Do you need an SEO? they arm the small business owner with a set of questions to consider asking their potential SEO service provider. The following in bold are the questions, each followed by my answer.

Can you show me examples of your previous work and share some success stories?

Yes, Portfolio

Do you follow the Google Webmaster Guidelines?

Yes. And actively learn new information as released. See my blog.

Do you offer any online marketing services or advice to complement your organic search business?

Yes. Search engine optimization can include my management of Google + and Twitter. I also offer free consulting to all my clients, as needed.

What kind of results do you expect to see, and in what timeframe?

I expect to see improvement from current positions on search pages. Results and time frame dependent on market competition.

How do you measure your success?

By my clients getting the results they desire. New leads, new clients and sales where they were, “Found on Google”.

What’s your experience in my industry?

Contact 🙂 I have experience in many industries.

What’s your experience in my country/city?

Contact 🙂 I have experience in many locations.

What’s your experience developing international sites?

I have experience with UK websites.

What are your most important SEO techniques?

On site content and asset SEO, all types of appropriate metadata, search console, sitemaps, analytics, social.

How long have you been in business?

I’ve been optimizing sites since late 2003. This website has been online since 2008.

How can I expect to communicate with you?

Phone or email. If you live in Naples in person if you want to. Locally, I’ve met the owners of Weber Design Group, Premier Pest Management, Pure Air Conditioning, Locksmith Lion, Academy Golf, Pebble Shores, The Naples Loyal Rangers Supporters & Critical Space.

Will you share with me all the changes you make to my site, and provide detailed information about your recommendations and the reasoning behind them?

I install a plugin to your WordPress website that tracks all edits I make giving complete transparency to my work on the content & I do discuss reasoning with my clients.

Go to SEO Services page.

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