I’ve been working as an artist for the last few years. As a 27 year old guy working as an artist, you can imagine that I don’t have a lot of time to engage in other activities. For example, trying to promote my own work online can be very time consuming. One day, I decided to seek out some help with my online promotion efforts. Instead of trying to get my art website to rank highly in the search engines, I decided to hire an expert SEO agency.
Finding an Agency
If you’ve ever tried to find an expert SEO agency, you know exactly how tough it can be. There are literally hundreds of different companies to choose from in this area. All of them claim to be the best. So how can you know which ones are really the best to work with?
When performing the search for my business, I used a little bit of common sense. I figured that if a search engine optimization company was really the best, they would be able to get themselves ranked highly in the search engines. Go to Google, Yahoo or Bing and start searching for terms relating to SEO companies. If you search for terms like “SEO company” or “best SEO company,” you should see several listings pop up. The companies that are listed close to the top are obviously very good at what they do. If they can rank highly for a very competitive terms such as this, they should be able to help you rank your business as well.
Although the search engine rankings are one criteria to evaluate, you should also see what other people have to say about a company. A company could rank well in the search engines but be way overpriced or offer terrible customer service. If you take the time to read some online reviews about SEO firms, you will typically find a lot of useful information that can help when making a decision. At that point, you basically have to just pick a company and trust that they’ll do a good job for you.