Attracting Surrey business New Customers from the web
Our success as a business is built on delivering success to our clients.
Since 2004, we have worked for many Surrey based businesses both large and small; and are proud to have received many good online reviews, see a few below
- Paul Scott
Talentmaster Consulting Ltd, WokingAmazing return on investment
I started my own consultancy business in January 2015, soon afterwards I found Max Your Web online and had a meeting with Mike Knivett. His approach was extremely professional, he was able to recommend and execute a new, fully functional, mobile friendly website for my business.
The SEO research into my market and competitors was extremely detailed. On top of all this, Max Your Web introduced me to email marketing, set up a personal platform and templates for me and then instigated a full campaign.
This has produced an amazing return on investment, the information received from recipients allowed me to focus my sales activity on already warm clients. Fantastic advice and I look forward to a long relationship with Mike and his very professional team.Claire Douglas
Price Kitchens, CroydonRankings have improved significantly
We didn’t know much about SEO and discovered Max Your Web on a google search.
Found Mike very helpful, clear and concise and our ranking has improved significantly.Steve Joy
Golf Swing Systems, CranleighResults have been spectacular
I have been working with Mike and Justin and the team for just over 2.5 years now.
The results for my ecommerce golf products website have been spectacular to say the least. Our visitor numbers have gone up from around 1,500 to 7,500 per month and sales and revenues have matched this growth as well.
The great thing about the team there is that I can call up and bounce strategy ideas around and they are very proactive in helping with this as well as suggesting new strategies for us to implement together.
If you’re looking for a South East based web marketing services company that delivers then I would say give them a call.
- Howard Canning
The Manor House, GodalmingWebsite of bookings have doubled
Looking for an SEO company, I’d done a bit of research and been subjected to a few wispy presentations and finally happened on Max Your Web, who were like a breath of fresh air. They listened, got to understand the business and what we were trying to achieve and then presented a plan. This was clear and written in everyday language that anybody can understand.
It also promised clear reporting and fair billing and that’s exactly what has happened every month for the last year. My aims were to reduce the amount spent on Google AdWords and improve the quality of visitors without reducing (or better still, whilst increasing their numbers.
Twelve months on and AdWords spend has been halved and the number of visitors has remained constant. However, they are now all quality visitors rather than people coming to our site erroneously. As a result, the bounce rate is lower and the time on the site is higher. The value of bookings from the website has also doubled. So, am I happy to recommend Max Your Web? Wholeheartedly.Robert Wakeford
Wakeford Fireplaces and Stoves, WokingFriendly and an asset to our work
They make improvements to our website, keep track of its effectiveness, make us a more visible company, in fact they do so much it's hard to name every helpful thing they do for us.
A fantastic group to work with, friendly, punctual and an asset to our work, couldn't recommend them more.Brian Gale
Brian Gale Surveyors, ReigateNew enquiries on a steep upward curve
Mike and the Max your Web team are second to none in their field of expertise. When they re-wrote our web site and optimised our services on the internet our enquiry level went into a steep exponential upward curve. They are constantly engaging with us in trying to understand our business and the profession in general and suggest new and innovative ways for us to push on in our business marketing, through the Internet.
I have personally recommended Max Your Web to numerous personal and professional contacts of mine, sure in the knowledge that they will be well served and glad of my introduction.
- George Hibberd
3aIT Limited, RedhillAmazing return on investment
Our website was not getting any traffic until we started working with Max Your Web. They provided some very good copy and got to work on all the little things the site needed that we had overlooked. Within weeks we were ranking number one on Google for the keywords we were targeting and it has resulted in direct new business because people can now find us.
We are now working closely with Mike to ensure the site stays top. This has produced an amazing return on investment, the information received from recipients allowed me to focus my sales activity on already warm clients. Fantastic advice and I look forward to a long relationship with Mike and his very professional team.Alan Burton
1st Response, Sunbury-on-ThamesTop of Google and calls keep coming
Mike and his team have worked wonders for my business.
I’m no longer struggling to secure jobs and they keep coming and coming. Previous SEO companies had me very confused and I never felt like I was getting anywhere. Max Your Web provided a very straight forward service and I was finally able to understand everything I needed know. I can now see myself appearing at the top of Google and the calls keep coming - The results speak for themselves.Paul Allen
Simply Driving Lessons, RedhillSite is high on Google page one
I used Max Your Web to make and host my web site for Simply Driving Lessons.
The work was quick and to a very high standard. They now deal with all my SEO services and have been able to rank my site high on page one of Google. I would recommend Max Your Web to anybody looking for web site design and SEO services.
Some of the improvements we have achieved for our clients
Below we list some examples of improvements achieved for clients as a direct result of the work we have done. If you are considering our digital services, we would be more than happy to pass on client details, so you can contact them for references.
- 500% increase in enquiries
- 25% decrease in online marketing spend
- From zero to 69 Google page 1 rankings
- 6.29% increase website conversion rate
- 40% decrease in overall spend
- 75% decrease in cost per action
- 36% decrease in cost per click
- 237% increase in web enquiries
- 807% increase in organic traffic
- 50+ Google No 1 rankings
- 200+ keywords rankings on Google Page 1
- 600% increase in enquiries
- Enquiries from a larger geographical area
- 900% increase in traffic from Google
- 322% increase in web enquiries
- 143% increase in organic traffic
- 2440% increase in Google page 1 rankings
- 200+ keywords on Google Page 1
- 400% + increase in web enquiries
- 391% increase in website traffic
- 24% increase in visitor time on site
- 133+ Google page 1 rankings
- 10 – 13 new web enquiries per week
- 420% increase in unique website visitors
- 78 top 3 Google rankings
- No 1 in Google for multiple terms
- 68% increase in web leads
- 4.3% decrease in spend
- 61% increase in website conversion rate
- 170% increase in website click through rate
- Multiple new enquiries a week
- 9 x Google page 1 rankings after 8 weeks
- Much greater exposure across full range of services
- Employed new staff to cope with new enquiries
- Sales from a much wider geographical area
- Doubled Google page 1 rankings
- Significant increase in sales
- Sales enquiries from a wider area across South London
- More than triples Google page 1 rankings
Top in the Surrey Maps
People searching for Surrey businesses prefer clicking on the Google Maps results at the top of the page. We will optimise your Google My Business listing to get you top maps ranking. More
Rank other listings
You should have other local listings on websites such as Facebook, Yelp, TripAdvisor etc. We will optimise these listings to help you rank these as well, and dominate the Surrey results. More
Frequently asked questions
We regularly help our clients to achieve top Google rankings for very localised geographic areas, and have a great deal of experience of working with businesses in Surrey.
With the advent of mobile search, it has become extremely important for Google to locate both users and the businesses they are trying to find.
So, if you are in Guildford and Google “coffee shop”, the results on display relevant local results and not coffee shops in other areas. To be able to pinpoint a business’s location there are a number of factors Google looks for, and if your website includes these, you can be listed for searches in your areas.
The answer depends if there are people looking locally for what you are selling.
For example, if you are a bicycle shop in Redhill, and someone is searching locally for “bike shop” or “bike shop in Redhill”, it is safe to say that your business would attract new customers.
Before starting a local SEO campaign, our first job is to determine the local keyword opportunities for your business and if they will deliver to you a good return on investment.
We can only answer this question once we understand your market, and what your business is looking to achieve. For example, a top Google ranking for “plumber in Surrey” will require a great deal more work than “florist in Lingfield”.
Please contact Mike to discuss your businesses goals, and we can then put together a no obligation quote for you.
To target your specific location our activities may include
One effective starting point is to create useful and original dedicated pages to a specific area. We practice what we preach and see below links to our own ‘local pages’ targeting some of our specific search terms:
As we have done, your pages need to be rich with useful and original content.
This is just a starting point and if you do not rank by adding a page (which is usually the case), then quality local links will also be needed. There are other ways to target Surrey web traffic, including:
Google Maps Optimisation
If you have a business address within an area, you can get a Google My Business listing, this can be an extremely effective way of ranking above the natural listings in an area.
The quickest way to attract fast online local traffic is via paid ads such as Google AdWords and Facebook Ads. This is particularly effective local advertising for some, as the Google and Facebook systems allow areas to be specified, such as Surrey, Dorking, Woking etc. So, the ads will only show in these areas.
These are just two of the options available, please contact us to discuss the best strategy for your site.
Free Website Check
The first step to getting to the top of the Surrey listings in Google, is to analyse your website, and those of your closest local competitors. How to fill out the form.
Free website analysis and report
Local SEO Results
Surrey Google rankings
Does your website currently achieve top rankings in Surrey for your most important keywords? We will help you to achieve this.
One of our first tasks is to find the local search terms that will drive you the best quality enquiries which will turn into customers.
There is no point in ranking number 1 in Google for phrases which will not drive you more business.
You cannot understate the positive impact that ranking No 1 in Google can have on some businesses, it can be revolutionary!
For example, if you are a plumber in Guildford, ranking No 1 for “plumber in Guildford” could result in a significant number of enquiries each and every single day.
Though there are some businesses where people do not search online, so SEO may not be the right marketing strategy.
We are only interested in helping our clients get more customers, so to discuss whether top Google Rankings could help your business, please contact us.
Surrey maps rankings
Does your Google My Business listing appear prominently at the top of the search results for your top keywords? We will help you to achieve this.
It has been found that people using Google prefer to click on the local maps listings at the top of the page over and above the natural listings. Click to see image explaining this.
This listing is called your Google My Business page and we can also optimise this to improve your ranking on Google. Things we do to optimise this listing can include:
- Setting the listing up properly with photos and videos
- Asking customers for reviews on this listing
- Setting up quality directory listings to enhance the standing of your Name, Address and Phone Number
The result of having a No 1 ranking can in some cases be even more significant than ranking No 1 in the natural listings, some studies showing 40 or 50% if searchers clicking on the No 1.
To discuss whether optimising your Google My Business Listing is suitable for your business, please contact us.
Rank other listings
Do you have other listings, such as Yelp, or Facebook currently ranking at the top of the search results for your top Surrey keywords? We can help.
Many people think of web marketing as just their own website; though there are many other opportunities where your business can drive direct enquiries, traffic and better Google rankings.
For example, of you are a Hotel in Guildford, you may have the following:
- Google My Business Page
- Trip Advisor Listing
- Facebook Page
- Yelp Listing
- and many more....
Many of these sites will drive you direct enquiries with people not even visiting your website. It is also possible to rank these listings alongside your own website in Google, so that you could have more than one result on the front page of Google!
Some markets are more suited to this strategy than others, so please contact us to discuss the best options for your business.
Optimising your business for Surrey
Does your business website clearly tell your visitors and Google about your Surrey location, and the areas in which you operate?
If you are a business located in Surrey, then your website needs to reflect this in its content and design:
If you work in a geographical area, it often works well to have dedicated pages for that area with unique and useful content.
For example, if you are a hotel in Guildford, it would be useful to both your site visitors and Google to have;
- dedicated information about the area you are located in, and for those who do not know Guildford
- information about finding you, and things to do close to your location
- Structured Data
You want to make the search engines job as easy as possible when reading your website. One way to help them know your site is located in Surrey is to add special code called structured data, where you can add
- Your business locations and addresses
- Your customer reviews
- and more...
For more information on what may need to be improve on your website please contact us.
Does your website or other listings have positive customer reviews, which also help your Google Maps rankings?
It is normal now for most of us when we buy something on Amazon for example, to read other customers reviews before ordering.
Local customers do this as well and therefore your business reviews are extremely important.
Not the ones you put onto your own website, as everyone knows these potentially could be changed!
The key reviews to get are the ones on other trusted websites such as Google Maps, Trip Advisor, Facebook, Trusted Reviews etc.
A large number of positive customer reviews will not only help you convert more site visitors into customers, but will help with your local Google rankings.
To discuss your customer review strategy and more, please contact us.
Does your website have links from other Surrey websites and organisations which are boosting its Google rankings?
If you have any local competitors online, it is very likely that you are going to need links from other websites to help you rank in Google.
One of the best way of doing this locally is to get links from other local websites.
For example, if you are a hotel in Guildford, then this may include:
- Having sponsored a local football team, a link from their website
- Link from the local newspaper following an article you sent them
- Links from local restaurants who you have relationships with
- and more...
The number of quality of the links that you will need to get is very much dependant on the strength of your website, and what your competitors have.
This will require detailed analysis and dialogue with yourselves to determine a ‘link building plan’.
To discuss this in more detail please contact us
Surrey business and marketing resources
Surrey has a vibrant business community with many other marketing opportunities and resources
The Chamber of Commerce provides opportunities for businesses to meet others and develop relationships, plus direct marketing opportunities.
The Chamber are a ‘not for profit business support and networking organisation’ and to join you need to be based in Surrey, apply and pay a subscription fee. They provide the following services:
- Networking and training events - the core of the Chambers offering is networking events, for example: Business Forums Business Coaching 1-2-1 Start-Up Business Advice Clinic Business Breakfasts Have your cake and eat it...Afternoon Networking Open 18 Hole Golf Competition Members' Networking Evenings Afternoon Tea & Spa Networking Annual Property Group Lunch and more. Surrey Community events
- Representation - they represent the voice of Surrey businesses at local, regional and national governmental level.
- International Trade – they have a wealth of information, professional advice and guidance available to those who are looking to expand into international trade
- Discounted Services – partnerships have been set up with a number of organisations meaning they are able to offer you discounted services
For Surrey Chambers specific Business Start-up advisory service see: http://www.surrey-chambers.co.uk/business-advice-surrey/
A free business support service provided by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy  . A service that provides free and impartial support to small to medium sized businesses, to assist them with their growth goals.
The service covers a number of areas including, Croydon, East Surrey, East Sussex and West Sussex.
They have advisors that can provide specific support, plus regular events, plus an online directory of other resources.
Offer members a wide range of business services including advice, financial expertise, support and a powerful voice in government.
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