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by Michelle Dauphin on July 27, 2015

If you searched under this topic, then you most probably want a new website designed for you or your business, or you want to increase more traffic to your website and want it to rank higher on search engine results.  Either way you need to find a good SEO company that can perform a sure job of fulfilling your dreams. Let’s admit it, finding the right SEO firm sometimes is as difficult as designing a successful website itself, because once you Google one that is located in your geographical area, thousand shows up on search result pages, and yes, everyone boasts to be the number one in the field!

So how can you possibly single out the one that will not waste your time and money? Let us look at some tips that will surely help you with your decision.

Is it on the top?

SEO basically means enhancing your website’s performance and content in order to help search engines rank it higher and to attract more visitors. Therefore don’t you think a good SEO company’s website should rank higher than that of the others? So there you go, if you are looking for the best, then select the one on top ranks. But hold on! First is not always the best either! In most cases the first result turns out to be the worst, so make sure the company also fit into the standards mentioned below.

Greatly felt web presence

This is not only a way for you to evaluate the status of a SEO company, but it is also a way for you to actually find out the fate of your own website or the online presence of your business. A successful SEO company should definitely have a great influence on basically all platforms. In order to make sure that they dominate among others online, check if they maintain profiles on social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn or Pinterest. Just being members of these sites won’t prove anything, so dig in to figure out how active they are on each of these platforms; whether they are constantly publishing posts or maintain a close relationship with their clients.

How does their very own website look and perform?

Now this matters the most if you plan to let them design your website. At first sight, it may appear appealing and pretty, but that’s not all that matters when it comes to a successful website. See if their website has a faster loading speed, easy navigation, properly formatted images that load quickly, heavy engagement with clients, and of course quality written content. If they excel in all these aspects then you have found the one!

Who are their other clients?

This is perhaps the best way to make sure if it is the best SEO Company for you. Usually, you can find out who are their other clients from their own website. You can then even check out their websites to see how they rank or how they appear and function; if the websites of their clients rank high on search engine results or if they have great quality content and navigation, then that SEO Company is definitely doing a great job. This will help you make your decision faster.

What do their reviews say?

Now reviews are unquestionably a great way to find out if it is the right company, besides not many get reviews, good or bad for that matter. If it has any review at all then that says something about the company, and if they have a lot of good reviews, then you certainly don’t have to worry about hiring them.

After all your research is done and you have selected the SEO Company you believe is the best one for you, make sure to ask a few questions from them too. You will be able to determine if they know what they are doing from how they will present themselves and their plans for your website.  Discuss your own intentions with them and see how they come up with solutions to support them.

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