July 2021

Top Search Marketing Agencies in New York City

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SEM provides businesses the ability to drive more traffic to their website. The biggest benefits of SEM include reaching clients instantly, increasing brand awareness, implementing and managing advertisements, increasing traffic through ad visibility, appearing on keyword search engine result pages frequented by competitors, and generating increased revenue.

The cost of SEM depends on the size of the business and the extent of the advertising campaign. A medium business with a SEM strategy should plan to spend around $10,000 per month on all SEM functions.

Luckily, New York City has some of the best SEM agency to hire. Use our list to find and connect with SEM agency in NYC. Evaluate their case studies, project types, and client reviews to determine which company is the best fit for you.

List of the Best Search Engine Marketing Firms in NYC

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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $5,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    PBJ Marketing is a digital marketing agency that specializes in full-service digital marketing for enterprises and midmarket businesses alike such as the National Education Association, Chegg, and Yale Medicine. They endeavor to provide clients with wise counsel, offering them paid media, SEO, website design, and brand strategy services. 

    PBJ Marketing provided digital marketing services to augment online brand visibility for a manufacturing firm. After recommending strategies to improve search engine rankings, PBJ Marketing updated the client's website and executed digital marketing initiatives to significant success. They generated a consistent increase in leads from the client's target markets. 

    SERVICES
    • 60% Pay Per Click
    • 40% Search Engine Optimization
    PPC & SEO for Healthcare...

    PPC & SEO for Healthcare...

    YALE MEDICINE https://pbjmarketing.com/our-clients/success-stories/yalemedicine-com/   BACKGROUND Yale Medicine is the clinical practice of the Yale School of Medicine. They are the largest academic multi-specialty...
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    PPC & SEO for a FinTech Company

    PPC & SEO for a FinTech Company

    MPOWER FINANCING https://pbjmarketing.com/our-clients/success-stories/mpower-financing/ Background: MPOWER Financing is a leading provider of student loans for international and DACA students without cosigners or credit...
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    E-commerce Marketing for Online...

    E-commerce Marketing for Online...

    FACTORYPURE.COM https://pbjmarketing.com/our-clients/success-stories/factorypure/ Background:  FactoryPure is an e-commerce retailer brand providing home improvement and power equipment tools. They realized their...
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    PPC Management for Professional...

    PPC Management for Professional...

    KANTOLA TRAINING SOLUTIONS   Background Kantola specializes in workplace harassment training that can be delivered to customers quickly and affordable in a format that helps them easily meet their training needs. They...
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  • 2
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    What do LG and Realtor.ca have in common? They’ve both turned to SEO Brand for search engine optimization expertise. This Florida based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Ritz Carlton launched a platform targeting their unique guests, SEO Brand analyzed the entirety of their approach to refine their SEO strategy, create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Social Media Marketing
    Montblanc Redesign

    Montblanc Redesign

    Home page and complete UI/UX redesign.
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    Southeby's International Realty

    Southeby's International Realty

    Another redesign of the UI/UX of Iconic brand Southeby's International Realty.
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    Ceridian

    Ceridian

    UI/UX Redesign
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    LG

    LG

  • 3
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Novi.digial is an award-winning Google Premier Partner Agency that believes in a customer-centric approach in order to bring the best possible results to their clients. They specialize in SEO and PPC optimization for clients through analysis, research and consulting.

    Roast and Ground was looking to increase market share and grow their client base in the highly competitive coffee market. Novi.digital implemented a successful marketing campaign using SEO, PPC and social media that immediately doubled the number of new customers and increased conversion rate from 5 to 10%.

    SERVICES
    • 50% Pay Per Click
    • 50% Search Engine Optimization
    Our Campaign Performance

    Our Campaign Performance

    A visualisation of our client performance. 
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    Client Portfolio

    Client Portfolio

    An example list of some of our amazing clients!
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    Client Performance Example

    Client Performance Example

    Improved performance on EVERY metric.
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  • 4
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Thrive Internet Marketing Agency was built from the philosophy that a great online marketing strategy can help brands outshine their competitors. This belief drives their primary service line of SEO, PPC, and social media strategy for their roster of small business clients.

    Recently the design team at Thrive was hired by direct private lender Longhorn Investments to design a responsive website able to function on both desktop and mobile devices. They came up with a strategy centered around SEO optimized pages, conversions, and pleasing aesthetics that drove a 96% increase in online leads.

     

    SERVICES
    • 60% Search Engine Optimization
    • 20% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Other
    Quick Roofing Client Testimonial

    Quick Roofing Client Testimonial

    We deliver massive & sustainable sales growth for your roofing or home renovation company. Learn more: https://thriveagency.com/
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    Daryl Flood Client Testimonial

    Daryl Flood Client Testimonial

    We deliver massive & sustainable sales growth for your relocation and logistics company. Learn more: https://thriveagency.com/
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    The Academy Client Testimonial

    The Academy Client Testimonial

    We deliver massive & sustainable sales growth for your relocation and logistics company. Learn more: https://thriveagency.com/
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    SEO & Digital Marketing For Wood...

    SEO & Digital Marketing For Wood...

    Thrive helps manufacturers attract & convert more leads online for 1 monthly price. We deliver massive & sustainable sales growth for your manufacturing business.
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  • 5
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    GAP counts Sure Oak as their dependable search engine optimization experts, so it’s no wonder the company has achieved such widespread success. With years of experience in their industry, this USA-based agency is certainly here to make an impact.

    Advance Auto Parts is a globally recognized leader in their sector, and Sure Oak has provided focused and wide-reaching services for the company for the entirety of their working relationship. This includes UX design, UI, overall brand presence and visuals, and more.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Content Marketing
    • 10% Conversion Optimization
    • 10% Other
    202% Increase in Revenue in Two...

    202% Increase in Revenue in Two...

    The Client: Milk Bar The Problem: Milk Bar’s engagement with Sure Oak coincided with the coronavirus pandemic, which was a devastating blow to the economy, particularly the service industry. And while you could...
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    773% Increase in Traffic and 29X...

    773% Increase in Traffic and 29X...

    The Client: Bivvy The Problem: Bivvy, a growing pet insurance provider, had just recently launched when they began work with Sure Oak. Bivvy was looking to rank for several keywords in order to help pet owners find them...
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    How Sure Oak SEO Got AdvancePoint...

    How Sure Oak SEO Got AdvancePoint...

    The Client: AdvancePoint Capital The Problem: AdvancePoint Capital, a loan alternative company, struggled to find the right SEO agency while also investing heavily in PPC. Wanting to focus on achieving organic results and...
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    How we achieved a 51% increase in...

    How we achieved a 51% increase in...

    The Client: Maptive The Problem: After an algorithm update, Maptive had suffered a major loss in traffic. Not only this, but the traffic they were getting was less qualified than it had been historically. As a B2B SAAS...
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  • 6
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Brooklyn, NY

    What do Trane and Progressive have in common? They’ve both turned to WEBSITES DEPOT for SEO expertise. This Los Angeles-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Implants launched a platform targeting their unique users, WEBSITES DEPOT analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 70% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Other
    Air Pro Master - HVAC Contractor...

    Air Pro Master - HVAC Contractor...

    CMS, Wordpress
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    SEO & Marketing - Medical Spa

    SEO & Marketing - Medical Spa

    SEO & Marketing - Medical Spa
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    Custom Web CMS Development

    Custom Web CMS Development

    Custom Web CMS Development
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    Digital Marketing - CRO

    Digital Marketing - CRO

    Digital Marketing - CRO
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  • 7
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Paramus, NJ

    What do Porsche and Harvard have in common? They’ve both turned to SmartSites for pay per click marketing expertise. This New Jersey-based agency has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Porsche launched a platform targeting their unique customers, SmartSites analyzed the entirety of their approach to create key features and design a strategy that would bring together all elements of the client’s brand. The result was a huge success, and continues to drive progress for the brand today.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Pay Per Click
    • 35% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Advertising
    • 20% Other
    Digital Marketing for Data Center...

    Digital Marketing for Data Center...

    Web Design, SEO, PPC
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    Branding & Online Marketing for...

    Branding & Online Marketing for...

    Logo Design, Website Design, SEO, PPC
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    Website & Organic Search for Law...

    Website & Organic Search for Law...

    Website Design, SEO
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    Website & Search Marketing for...

    Website & Search Marketing for...

    Website Design, Organic SEO, Pay Per Click Marketing
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  • 8
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    LawRank is a marketing firm based in Los Angeles that caters specifically to legal services and firms. They are experts in SEO, PPC, and web design, and focus on their small and medium-sized business clientele, with SEO services such as link earning, content development, and local search.

     

    Lavent Law, P.A., a personal injury law firm, needed a website and contacted LawRank for assistance. LawRank built a website that features various case types that the business covers, videos of their work, and various contact information to get in touch with the office.

    SERVICES
    • 80% Search Engine Optimization
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 10% Web Design
    Lavent Law, P.A.

    Lavent Law, P.A.

    Web design for Lavent Law, P.A., a personal injury law firm in Miami, FL.
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    Lorenz & Lorenz, LLP

    Lorenz & Lorenz, LLP

    Web design for Lorenz & Lorenz, LLP, an Austin, TX based personal injury law firm.
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    Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC

    Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC

    Web design for Mirman, Markovits & Landau, PC, a New York City personal injury law firm.
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  • 9
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Netpeak has provided pay-per-click and SEO solutions for huge names like Trip Advisor as well as dozens of enterprise clients around the world. This New York based agency was founded on a will to be great and has already made major waves with work for enterprise clients and startups alike.

    When Victoria’s Secret needed a powerful way to supercharge their SEO, they turned to Netpeak. Netpeak completely revamped their approach to highlight some of their most appealing elements and drive higher engagement and sales.

    SERVICES
    • 20% Pay Per Click
    • 15% Advertising
    • 15% Branding
    • 50% Other
    Selling apartments: how to set up...

    Selling apartments: how to set up...

    “Atlant” building company resorted to Netpeak to launch an advertising campaign.  We quickly launched an advertising campaign and quickly drove traffic. But what’s next? “Atlant” set a goal to...
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    Brand Traffic increase by 268% in...

    Brand Traffic increase by 268% in...

    Kentavar.bg is a popular Bulgarian website for car sales.  To increase its traffic we launched a long-term branding campaign, where we aimed not only at "easy" active customers that make 15% of the market but also...
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    Stimulating marketing demand for...

    Stimulating marketing demand for...

    Steko is a large Ukrainian plant specializing in the production of metalloplastic windows, doors, aluminum constructions.  To engage the audience to a brand in a competitive sphere we used video advertising....
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    Citrus.ua cuts CPA by 48%

    Citrus.ua cuts CPA by 48%

    Citrus.ua is one of the top online retailers of gadgets and accessories in Ukraine, with categories ranging from electronics to sporting equipment. Together with their digital marketing agency Netpeak, Citrus.ua set...
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  • 10
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Four Dots counts impressive brands among their key clients. So it’s no wonder that this New York City-based firm has achieved widespread success in a wide range of industries for their targeted search engine optimization work.

    One example of their web development success comes from a globally recognized brand. Four Dots helped them revitalize their materials to stand out in a crowded market and leave a powerful impression on more customers than ever before.

    SERVICES
    • 35% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Pay Per Click
    • 20% Content Marketing
    • 15% Other
    Link Portfolio Polish, Crucial...

    Link Portfolio Polish, Crucial...

    Four Dots helped Crucial Hosting develop and implement a content marketing strategy that increased both the number and quality of their inbound links. https://fourdots.com/case-studies/crucial
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    Increasing Exposure,...

    Increasing Exposure,...

    MobileShop has had an SEO strategy in place from the start. By collaborating with Four Dots, the company managed to improve their brand recognition online in only few months after launching their online store...
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    Miss Amara E-commerce Case Study

    Miss Amara E-commerce Case Study

    Basically starting from scratch, in 19 months we have been working on Miss Amara’s digital strategy and we have ensured their advertising budget and potential are being directed through the right channels, to the right...
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  • 11
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    10 - 49
    LOCATION:
    Montebello, NY

    Profit Labs™️ is a marketing company that focuses on lead generation and growth of e-commerce systems with their marketing services. They offer SEO and PPC solutions as well as social media marketing services for small and medium-sized businesses in the fields of business services, retail, and more.

    As an example of their work, Profit Labs™️ helped out a local client with their search rankings on Google. The client’s page got to page 1 rankings for multiple target keywords and now gets frequent leads thanks to the organic SEO boost.

    SERVICES
    • 34% Pay Per Click
    • 34% Search Engine Optimization
    • 32% Web Design
    Profit Labs Case Studies

    Profit Labs Case Studies

    Looking for an online marketing company that can actually bring in more customers? Attract More Buyer-Intent Traffic Without Wasting Any More Time and Resources. We specialize in pay per click, search engine optimization...
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    Pay Per Click Case Study

    Pay Per Click Case Study

    We Increased Our Clients ROI to 15x their monthly spend with Google Ads PPC and helped him generate over $100k in revenue in just 1 month! This client spent $6,532.33 in Google PPC ads and got back an incredible $100,716...
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    SEO Case Study

    SEO Case Study

    We got our client multiple page 1 Google rankings for keywords with search volumes between 49k - 165k monthly searches!
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    Social Media Case Study

    Social Media Case Study

    With Facebook PPC campaigns we got our client over 400+ leads in just 1 day! The leads they received from Facebook also closed at over a 12% conversion rate (that means people paid money and became their customers) in...
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  • 12
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $10,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    50 - 249
    LOCATION:
    Fairfield, NJ

    Offering full-service solutions in mobile app development, Saffron Tech’s client list is littered with Fortune 500 companies and startups alike.

    An app for interactive education platform Sow Good is representative of Saffron Tech’s creative-minded approach to development and design. The app offers built-in study groups for students and incorporates a bright, warm interface to please its child-focused audience.

    SERVICES
    • 30% Mobile App Development
    • 20% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Custom Software Development
    • 35% Other
    Increased Organic Traffic from 1K...

    Increased Organic Traffic from 1K...

    We helped a national motorbike and chopper brand grow their monthly organic traffic to 30K through strategic brand marketing campaigns. We have been working with the customer for over 3 years now.
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    Power BI Solution for a Large...

    Power BI Solution for a Large...

    The client, a US-based logistics provider was looking for a solution to optimize and improve their resource allocation and overall productivity which was affecting their bottom line. They had tried different automation...
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    A 360 degree Ecommerce marketing...

    A 360 degree Ecommerce marketing...

    We helped a fashion ecommerce brand revamp their website from scratch and then marketed them effectively to generate 125% organic growth in about 2 quarters. 
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    50+ Qualified Leads for a Local...

    50+ Qualified Leads for a Local...

    We helped a local personal injury trial law firm increase their lead flow from 10 a month to 50 a month through our cost-effective SEO and Paid Marketing campaigns.  
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  • 13
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    Located in the heart of New York, Digital Drew SEM is a results-driven digital advertising agency that works with anyone from startups to political candidates. They specialize in PPC, SEO, and social media marketing services catered towards small businesses that work in the fields of businesses and e-commerce, among others.

    As an example of their work, Digital Drew SEM worked with another marketing agency to take over one of their campaigns. They needed someone who was an expert at Google Adwords, and Digital Drew SEM provided the expertise needed.

    SERVICES
    • 60% Pay Per Click
    • 15% Search Engine Optimization
    • 15% Social Media Marketing
    • 10% Other
    Intro Video

    Intro Video

    You can see my intro-video and learn a little bit more about me and the types of clients I help.
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  • 14
    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $0+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    250 - 999
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    A full-service e-commerce company, SILK Software creates engaging user experiences that nurture higher conversion and customer loyalty. A Magento Gold Solution Partner, they offer services across the entire e-commerce lifecycle.

    They partnered with Implant Direct to build a new dental implant website on the Magento Enterprise Premium platform. The new site conforms to FDA requirements and caters to dental professionals. With a concise, easy to navigate look, the site features a tool verification module to assist customers in identifying the proper implant parts and tools.

    SERVICES
    • 50% E-Commerce Development
    • 15% ERP Consulting and SI
    • 10% Pay Per Click
    • 25% Other
    Allbirds Achieves eCommerce...

    Allbirds Achieves eCommerce...

    To successfully expand its business into the China market, Allbirds needed to tailor the online shopping experience of its store to attract its target customers and engage with local consumers in the region. From member...
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    Harvard Business Review Achieves...

    Harvard Business Review Achieves...

    Working with two seperate platforms, HBR needed to connect Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) with BigCommerce. With a single sign-on integration and a custom API to sync their content side (AEM) with their store side...
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    Silk Implements Magento 2.0...

    Silk Implements Magento 2.0...

    Silk developed a customized inventory module to address the issue of needing to efficiently integrate and manage IKEA’s large Chinese inventory. With this module in place, IKEA could easily access and manage all their...
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    Silk Takes Pantone Global, and...

    Silk Takes Pantone Global, and...

    The primary challenge associated with the Pantone project was deploying the site in multiple languages including: Japanese, German, Chinese, French, Italian, Spanish and more! Branching out to numerous countries across...
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    MIN. PROJECT SIZE:
    $1,000+
    EMPLOYEE SIZE:
    2 - 9
    LOCATION:
    New York, NY

    SEO Image boosts of over 95% client retention rate and features in top news sites like The Wall Street Journal, NBC News, and Huffington Post. They offer advanced SEO and online reputation management services to clients of all sizes across industries.

    They partnered with Sotheby to develop a ranking strategy to increase the world’s largest realtor online presence. Their strategy targeting nearly 90 terms and performed numerous SEO audits to achieve top 10 ranking for over 90% of the target real estate keywords, top 5 for over 60%, and top 3 for 45% of its keywords.

    SERVICES
    • 40% Search Engine Optimization
    • 30% Public Relations
    • 10% Branding
    • 20% Other
    Canon

    Canon

    SEO for Sotheby's

    SEO for Sotheby's

    Sotheby’s is one of the world’s largest realtors of luxury homes and real estate. They were looking to develop a ranking strategy to increase general, luxury and real estate related keywords. SEO Image’s work...
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    SEO for ALM

    SEO for ALM

    ALM features some of the most well known legal periodicals including LAW.com. They hired SEO Image for SEO training and consulting services to train writers and help the development of LAW.com and other domains. SEO Image...
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    Fig & Olive

    Fig & Olive

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