Thursday, April 11, 2013

How To Start Your Own SEO Company

Search engine optimization or SEO, has been a very common term ever since websites started realizing that landing on top of the search engine results pages would mean more visitors for them. Nowadays, many website owners apply their own SEO strategies or they get the services of an SEO company in the Philippines to help their websites reach the top of these search engine results pages.

Because of the high demand for SEO services, it is not surprising that more and more SEO companies are quickly being put up by those who have become experts on everything related to SEO. If you think you know a lot about SEO, more than the typical Internet user who has above average aptitude in SEO, then the idea of having your own SEO is not really outrageous especially since most successful SEO companies were likewise started very small. Below is a guide on how to start your own SEO company to help you get started.

  • Get your own website. Even if you have not finalized all the details of your SEO company and the services you would like to offer, get your own website started right away. You do not need to start designing it or fixing it, just get it started so that it at least has an early Internet presence already.
  • Research other SEO companies. Find at least five SEO companies you can research on. Learn all about the services that they offer and the rates at which these services are offered. This will help you get a clearer picture of how an SEO company works beyond the actual technical work and SEO expertise involved.
  • Define your services. As someone who knows a lot about SEO, you probably have an idea of what you can offer your potential clients. This, together with your research on other SEO companies, will help you define what you can offer as an SEO company. List down the services you will offer and the corresponding rates at which you will offer them.
  • Be your first client. An SEO company that has an un-optimized website is not a good thing. Your first proof to your clients that you can do what you claim to be able to do, is to apply SEO techniques and strategies to your own website and landing among the top search engine results. You will slowly build your portfolio as you get more clients but the first and most successful item in your portfolio should be your own website