From getting proper communication to comparing the results, here are some important questions to ask an SEO provider.
The calls for Australian small businesses to get online are louder than ever. BIT has been running a series of articles with practical ecommerce tips, including the key tools you need and questions to ask. Make sure you begin by reading the first article in the series - "6 must-ask questions when creating your ecommerce site".
Today we look at SEO providers: what should you ask them to make sure they know what they're doing?
From our understanding, SEO is a constantly moving target and we’d like to ensure that we are partnering with an SEO company who makes continuing SEO education a priority, so what sort of importance is put on your staff’s continuing education of SEO? – Marissa South, Senior Link Development Analyst, SEO Works
A lot of SEO providers do not share the exact tasks they do, so will you share with me all that you do, and provide me with links to links you have built and pages you've edited? - Joshua Uebergang, Marketing Manager, Online Visions
I need to benchmark my results against something so I can better understand the results, so do you track my results against my competitors? - Tony Smith, General Manager of Corporate Communications, Melbourne IT
No one can promise a first page ranking on Google, so how do you? – Sharon Taylor, m8sr8s
We have a limited understanding of SEO but a respect for the team effort that it has become, so what sort of assistance would you need or expect from my team in order to accomplish optimum results? – Marissa South, Senior Link Development Analyst, SEO Works