If you’re an Oxford-based business and looking to climb to the peak of Google search rankings. You’ve come to the right place.
Search Engine Optimisation in Oxford
It can be a big challenge when more and more Oxford-based businesses strengthen their online presence. Oxford provides a great location to do business and it is becoming increasingly popular. You will want to ensure your brand has a strong presence online, and keep it well maintained to stay ahead of your competitors.
We work in a different manner from other digital marketing agencies. Our methods don’t rely on guesswork, because we’re able to test each individual ranking factor in a variable test environment. We do this by utilising our scientific methodology and industry experience, allowing us to identify which strategies will provide results, with a level of certainty above our competitors. If you’re an Oxford-based business and are planning to build your brand online, drive additional traffic to your site, or increase sales, we can certainly help you get the results you’re looking for.
Utterly Digital is a Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) and marketing agency based in Cheltenham, our services are available to businesses in Oxford and surrounding areas.
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Technical SEO Audit
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“I own a Digital Marketing Agency in Los Angeles and was looking for an agency partner in the UK. One of our clients was expanding her target market to the UK and we needed help tropicalizing the content. Not only did they offered great content services but took over the whole Off-Page SEO campaign – they helped us gain traction and rankings in less than 6 months. Thanks Utterly Digital!”
On-Page SEO in Oxford
Look at each individual page to ensure your website is optimised in the correct way. This is a great place to start. On-page Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) can enter into areas of Technical SEO – start by making sure that your page structure throughout the website is well defined and easy to understand. Using a page hierarchy that makes logical sense will help you achieve this.
Once the site’s structure has been optimised in a natural way that looks right, you need to address the following key areas:
Keyword research is the language your audience will use to communicate. Consider the keywords and search phrases that users of your website will actively be searching for. What user intent is behind each keyword? For example, are they searching for additional info on how to complete a task, perhaps a user guide or walk-through would be useful. Is the target user planning to purchase a product or service that will meet their requirements, if this is the case; product comparisons and user reviews may be helpful.
Your URLs must be short and simple. Try to describe the content that is on each page concisely.
Meta Descriptions appear in search engine results pages (SERPs). Think about simplifying this to grab the attention of your target audience. You will want them to click on your website rather than your competitors.
Keyword Density + Content Optimisation
The number of keywords you will be using on a web-page will vary depending on which sector or niche you’re in. There is no defined number that will work for every page, by using the right tools to analyse how many times a word should be repeated within the content of your page will help move you upwards on the results page. This also covers the font size and type of formatting you should be using.
Do your site users go away with a positive outlook after browsing your website? Websites must be designed with a strong focus on user experience. Is it easy to use? Does it function correctly? This will be for both desktop and mobile. The site should load quickly to prevent irritation. Websites that provide a great user interface are more likely to be recommended.
The page title must describe what is contained on each page. Try to incorporate the main keywords you wish to rank for naturally.
Conversion Rate Optimisation + Calls-To-Action
Calls to action need to be simplified and accomplished easily. Avoid making this process complicated if you want results. This may cover things such as completing a web form, viewing a product category or completing an online purchase.
Structured Data Markup
Are your developers using the most up to date and relevant markup languages for your web pages? To reduce compatibility errors, try to take advantage of the newest SERP features, these will help you improve your click-through-rate (CTR).
Utterly Digital’s on-page site optimisation process will enable us to understand who your target audience is. This can be different if your products/services are provided to customers/clients in Oxford or if you’re a nationwide business. We will look at the competitive landscape your business will be operating in online. This research will help us to develop the right strategy for your business’ on-page SEO needs, considering your business goals and requirements.
Full in-depth audit
Not sure if your website’s on-page optimisation is perfectly optimised – let our Oxford SEO experts conduct a full in-depth audit providing you with both a PDF report and an overview video with list of actionable steps to improve the position yourself or ask us to do it for you. Get your comprehensive SEO audit from £497.00
Off-Site SEO in Oxford
Even the best on-page optimisation, journalist level written content and a website that loads faster than a supercar can reach 0-60 is not going to be enough. You will require powerful links that are relevant to your website. Without these, it will be very difficult to bring in additional traffic from search engines. Our SEO agency will help you bring in the relevant traffic organically.
Selecting the right link and using it in the correct way can be complex. Fortunately, our SEO techies understand this diverse subject and are able to make the right choices that will align with your brand/business’ online goals.
Quality over quantity has become far more important in recent years. Relevant links are essential to any off-site SEO campaign.
Our team of copywriters are able to produce content that is not only relevant but also provides value to your target audience. Creating value is of utmost importance. More sites will be likely to link to your content if they judge it to be of high quality. If you’re marketing niche content, this can be challenging, but the right strategy can help you overcome this.
We understand the challenges
Utterly Digital understands the online challenges that businesses in Oxford may face. This is why we offer a specialist service to help you build and earn links that are both powerful and relevant to your sector. We have access to more than 18,000 high quality websites that cover a whole range of sectors, enabling you to acquire sought after links via guest posting.
If you want your Oxford based business to be featured on some of the largest online news sites. We’re able to make that happen via our online PR service.
In summary, the links that you are building should make sense. If you’re a dental practice and you’re receiving a link from a site that sells car engine oil, this isn’t useful. However, if you are a dental practice and you receive a link from a site that writes about healthcare, this shows direct relevancy to the service your business is providing.
Great content will help make your website valuable when pursuing external links from other sites.
Technical SEO in Oxford
Technical SEO can sometimes be a challenging subject. Here, we’re referring to how search engines are able to view and explore content on your website in an efficient way. Technical problems with your site will hinder your potential to rank within a search engine results page (SERP).
The following areas should be addressed when looking at Technical SEO:
Are search engines like Google, Bing or Yahoo able to explore your website through a quick and efficient way?
Pages In the Index
Ensure you’ve indicated to the search engine which pages it should and shouldn’t be indexing when displaying your site in the SERP (search engine results page).
Mobile First Index
Can 3G and 4G mobile device users download your website quickly? Has your site also been optimised for mobile use?
Are you utilising technology that is search engine friendly? Have you made use of the right Content Management System (CMS), this will depend on the type of business and site you have.
Great site structure will help Googlebot to crawl each page of your site in the most efficient way.
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A technical SEO audit can be conducted quickly if you have a small business website that only contains a few pages. If your Oxford based business site is much larger, a professional technical SEO audit is recommended.
Parts of the technical audit would have previously been addressed by your web developer at the time your website was built. If the developer was unaware or did not implement the most up to date best SEO practices, your site’s ability to rank highly on a search engine such as Google may be affected. This will depend on how your site is built and maintained.
Content writing in Oxford
Producing and publishing great content is an important aspect of any SEO campaign. Your site should be designed to present and deliver high quality content to your audience. You will want to go beyond just selling a product/service. Try to help your customers/clients achieve their individual goals by helping them find solutions to their problems. This will strengthen your brand/business’ online presence.
Most clients that we work with are within the service industry. This content can be categorised into the following three areas:
What does your business do and how are you able to do it?
Why should a prospective client/customer choose to engage with your business? Give them reasons to choose you instead of your competitors.
How are you positioning your business as an expert within your industry? This will include elements of the buying cycle.
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It is important to note that you will need all three types of the content outlined above. Remember how useful a review, testimonial or case study can be to your target user.
A well-designed SEO content marketing campaign will help you promote your brand/business to a larger audience, help prospective clients/customers to get to know you and your business in a much better way, and assure them that you’re able to provide them with what they will need and/or want.
Content that is optimised correctly throughout the customer journey is very important to the success of any marketing campaign. This content should also be shared through the most relevant social platforms.
Is your content right for your target audience? There’s no need to write about something your target audience has no interest in.
Always be consistent. If you plan to publish a blog post three times per month, keep to the schedule, as this is what your audience will expect of you.
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