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03-01-2017, 21:21   #1
shefflock1
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Hello everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations for a local SEO company to Sheffield.
My company is a 24/7 locksmith company and obviously it's a saturated market on Google.
I'm wanting to spend less time doing SEO things and more time doing actual locksmithing.
Google ads is a no go as my budget won't allow it and I've heard the bigger locksmith companies just click your ads to use up your allowance😵

Any sensible and constructive recommendations will be very appreciated.
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03-01-2017, 21:42   #2
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Hi,

I have private messaged you.

Thanks,

Tom
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04-01-2017, 06:56   #3
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Nigel Dodds at we be local. Very good.

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06-01-2017, 15:27   #4
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Can recommend http://www.seoworks.co.uk/ (were at the bottom of eccy road for years) and now based on scotland street
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06-01-2017, 16:20   #5
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Hello everyone,

Just wondering if anyone has any recommendations for a local SEO company to Sheffield.
My company is a 24/7 locksmith company and obviously it's a saturated market on Google.
I'm wanting to spend less time doing SEO things and more time doing actual locksmithing.
Google ads is a no go as my budget won't allow it and I've heard the bigger locksmith companies just click your ads to use up your allowance😵

Any sensible and constructive recommendations will be very appreciated.
This is your dilemma. SEO takes time and time costs time or money; there isn't any other way of getting round it. BTW Google know if 'bigger companies' are 'click bombing' so do not worry about that.

Buy yourself the latest version of 'SEO for Dummies'...it will cost about 25.00 but will help you work out the best way forward.

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19-01-2017, 16:08   #6
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Seo can be done your self but it may be worth getting an expert, because you can accidentally damge your position, doe to the fact that google is very careful these days.
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26-01-2017, 09:54   #7
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You guys are all battering on the same dead end.

If you type in your target phrases into google - what comes up?

For competitive localised phrases (2-4 words) like you are probably targeting, I would guess a map and a load of ads.

Organic results probably will be towards the bottom of the first page if they are on it at all, which means you are competing against the big guys.

What about an alternative long way round - How about a long tail keyword blog.

Much more low hanging fruit there

"How long do double glazed windows last"
"Can an XYZ lock be repaired" etc etc

Good luck - this sounds like a very competitive, price sensitive line of work

edit - the videos on your site are good but the crime reports etc should be on your real estate rather than facebook.

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16-03-2017, 22:25   #8
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Can recommend http://www.seoworks.co.uk/ (were at the bottom of eccy road for years) and now based on scotland street
So you moved to a less expensive and prestigious location? Why?
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25-03-2017, 20:03   #9
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I can't remember the name of the website but I heard it advertised on the radio a few times, you post what service you're looking for and people will apply for it offering you a price and you can look at their feedback.

There are a lot of people offering dodgy seo services, mostly found on fiverr, offering Google page 1 service in a few week blah blah blah steer clear of these kind of people, the work they do does work however the method they use is not liked by Google and they'll soon click on and could blacklist your website meaning you have to start all over again.

If you do fancy having a go your self and have a WordPress website you should start by installing yoast seo which is a huge help, it literally tells you what you need to do on each page to improve the seo and readability score.
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