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How to evaluate an SEO agency for eCommerce businesses

rachelcrachelc subscriber Posts: 5 Member
What do you look for when selecting an SEO Agency? 


  • noida22noida22 subscriber Posts: 7 Member
  • rachelcrachelc subscriber Posts: 5 Member
    But isn't there specific questions you should ask to determine the quality of their work before you hire them? 
  • Ryan O'BlenessRyan O'Bleness administrator Posts: 1,137 Site Admin
    edited February 2018
    @rachelc, it is very difficult to select the right SEO agency. It is easy for these companies to advertise their SEO expertise, over-promise and under-deliver -- especially since big search engines companies such as Google are constantly changing their algorithms so SEO tactics need to constantly evolve and it can be difficult to keep up with. 

    In my experience, the better thing to do is to talk to people in the industry and ask them to refer you to agency they trust, instead of simply searching on the internet and cold calling companies. That way you will have an understanding of their quality of work. 
    Ryan O'Bleness
    Community Manager
    StartupNation, LLC
  • Tuah BaoTuah Bao subscriber Posts: 176 Silver Level Member
    I would assume SEO agency must know well in SEO, right? Therefore, their website should have a very high ranking in Google, which is easy for you to verify the result (their capability).

    Alternatively, ask them what keywords they used, then google them and verify the result. If their keywords appear at the top of the result page and you are happy with it, then place your order with them. 

    On top of that, you can look for SEO agency that offers money-back guarantees. You can get your money back if you don't see the promised result. This will help to lower your risk of investment.  
    Tuah Bao
    100+ done for you courses to immediately start running your own profitable e-learning business

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