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As many companies in the Middle East are looking to capitalise on the traffic that high rankings in search engines brings them, they are having to make important decisions on who to hire, should they invest in an SEO agency? bring an SEO expert in-house? (If you can find one) or work with their website development company who say they offer SEO? In this article SEKARI an independent specialist Dubai based SEO agency offers a few pointers on why an SEO agency is so important to SEO success.
An SEO agency has experts that work next to one another on a daily basis and have years of SEO experience, working on a multitude of different clients across different industry verticals. First-class SEO is a learned practice and a great SEO team benefits from the combined learning gained through all its members by sitting next to each other and sharing in each other's experiences of a wide selection of clients. An SEO agency will have a team of many different skill sets from SEO technicians, to keyword analytics experts, SEO Copywriters to Link Builders and content aggregation experts, whose knowledge combine to offer an integrated SEO service with expertise in each individual field of SEO.
Hiring an SEO specialist agency ensures that you're dealing with true experts in their field. A web designer may have some idea about SEO and to be quite honest a lot of SEO isn't rocket science, however, as with anyone having to maintain their knowledge across different disciplines it is impossible to know everything. Whereas someone who only specialises in the one discipline of SEO has far more time to dedicate to their one profession. 20% of a good SEO companies time should be spent researching new SEO techniques and identifying the latest innovations. SEO is often a case of trial and error with some techniques working better than others to rank a particular website. It's a lot of time, experience and dedication.
Your SEO agency should act as an independent point of view, providing the best practice and critically analysing your website with no pre-conceptions or fear of recrimination for identifying errors in the way a website is built.
Long Term Partnership
An SEO agency works as your marketing partner, riding the highs and lows but always there to provide you with expert SEO knowledge and support. Every time you do something online, whether it's changing some copy on your website or developing a new online campaign, your SEO agency should be your first port of call, enabling you to put your SEO cap on and consider how your activity can benefit your websites SEO or if any changes will be detrimental and result in losing rankings. So many opportunities to build your website equity in search engines are missed because simple yet effective opportunities where not thought of at the time of conception.
So you need to make sure you work with an SEO company that is going to be around for a long while, over time the SEO agency can build an in-depth and innate understanding of your brand and your website. You need good, no great, proactive and knowledgeable account management, which only a well funded SEO agency can provide, to keep projects on track and to make sure you can get quick accurate answers which won’t delay your campaigns.
Choosing the most technically advanced, effective and efficient supplier for your SEO services is paramount if you want a chance to compete in this highly competitive medium.