When using an SEO agency you’re putting a lot of trust in us to ensure that we are doing right by you. It’s heartbreaking to see Start Up businesses put their trust in an SEO company that has made promises of pushing them to the top of Google in a very short space of time; only to find that after a few months their ranks have significantly dropped. This is because there are companies out there using ‘black hat’ SEO tactics which can damage your site thus causing much more work to repair what has been done.
Other than tracking your rankings in Google, which can be very hit and miss anyway, simply ask your SEO company for the practices that they have been using.
Another indicator that your SEO company isn’t working: They haven’t asked you for any information such as your hosting, CMS login, list of target keywords, Google accounts logins.
If you receive a manual penalty then your SEO company is DEFINITELY NOT working.
A good SEO company will act more like a partner of the company. SEO companies need their clients to work with them to produce the best results. This could involve working together on a blog or changing website content.
Good quality SEO companies may recommend the following:
You should find that your ranking generally improves. Remember that if your rankings do slip a couple of places that this is because one of the hundreds of ranking factors that Google uses, most of which no one knows. So if you’re looking for answers, you may find that the SEO company does not know exactly what