Andover SEO 

 Andover (Search Engine Optimisation) Company

Andover SEO Packages for individuals and Small Businesses; also serving the surrounding Hampshire area.
We provide Local Search Engine Optimisation support (otherwise known as 'Getting Found in Google') with SEO costs from 20p per keyword; perfect for helping customers find you on Search Engines.

We've page one rankings across the Andover area and we're always on the lookout for new local businesses to add to our SEO achievements and expand their customer base!

What is SEO? (Search Engine Optimation)

SEO is the art of getting your website to appear in Google when your prospective customers search for what you do. For example if you ran a chocolate shop, good SEO would be ensuring that your website appeared (ranked) on page one for "Chocolate shop Andover", "Best Chocolates Andover"  or even "How to say sorry cheaply Andover".

 

What's with the "Andover"s in your SEO examples?

We use ANDOVER SEO a lot because we like to emphasise that we're local and also that we specialise in local SEO. Local SEO is the art of making sure your Website SEO is optimised based on your location. This has two main advantages:

1) As a local business, making sure you optimise for your actual location gives you a big advantage over large corporations who don't have a business in the immediate area. Large corporations have millions of pounds to throw at SEO a year and nine times out of ten they will absolutely dominate for generic searches like "Chocolate" (waves at Hotel Chocolat and Thorntons). All that money however can't fake an address and Google wants to prioritise businesses who are actually local because:

2) Google feels that local businesses are more relevant to people who are searching for businesses in the local area. That's right Google will prioritise your business because it feels that people searching for "Chocolate Shop Andover"  probably don't want to go to Basingstoke or Newbury for their chocolate. Not only will Google show you over the large corporations but also over the chocolate shop next door if Google's not sure where they're located.

In addition if your prospective customer is physically located in the area themselves and searching in apps like Google Maps Google will prioritise your business in the search results as it will attempt to show nearby business locations. Why? Again because it believes those businesses are more relevant. This holds true currently even if customers are just searching for "Chocolate Shop" or "Best Chocolates", because ain't no body got time for a trip to Cumbria.

 

All of this means that even though your website might not be as highly optimised as a website with a £1m+ budget for "Chocolate Shop", you'll find yourself ranking on Page 1, maybe even above them if Google knows the person searching is physically in your Area, or they're searching the area where your business/chocolate shop is.

 

Is appearing on Page one of Search Results really that important?

No one wants to appear last, and if they do they don't pay for it. Some people however think page two of the search results (SERP No.2) isn't so bad. Sadly it is. The amount of people who see your Website rank is an exponential curve. (From left to right: No one, no one, no one, no one, a few people, EVERYONE.) 


Think about it, if you search for "Chocolate Shop Andover" and the first results page is full of relevant results, [remember Google wants to serve relevant results up as it's the point of their business model] would you skip them and go to the next page?

 

Our Andover SEO Packages - Important Information


We offer stand alone SEO packages, for Websites and Webpages for a variety of content providers such as Wix, Wordpress, Squarespace, Weblium and Shopify. 

Please note we need full technical access to your site in order to ensure we optimise all available areas.

Some providers do not enable access to code/ SEO tools unless you are subscribed to a specific tier of package with them. If you are unsure we are happy to have a look for you.

What's Available to Local Businesses?

Professional, Affordable SEO Ready Design

If you don't already have a Website our SEO-ready Website Design packages (including design, build and hosting) start at only £1.99 per month for businesses local to the Andover & Hampshire area. As our team is made up of practicing experts you can be sure that you'll get a great digital presence on an affordable budget.

SEO (Search Engine Optimisation)

Whilst all of our Website packages come with basic SEO set up as part of our commitment to local Andover businesses continual Search Engine Optimisation is available from only £0.20 per a keyword. Our team has first hand experience in FTSE companies so unlike other Web Agencies our specialists don't rely on (expensive) 3rd party plugins to drive performance. 

Continuous Optimisation

With our pay monthly packages we don't just set your website off and hope for the best. We continuously monitor your website's SEO performance and tuning it to ensure it's always delivering for your business.

Zero Cost Freebies

All of our technical SEO packages come with free content audits to support you in creating content for your site that ranks in Google.

We don't charge local businesses extra for this SEO advice because we want you to succeed with or without us! (Please pick with!)

Yes, We're Cheap (SEO Comparison)

Not because we're not Professionals but because we are Professionals and we know how expensive SEO should be

Us
From 20p a keyword
No expensive plugins
Experience in FTSE companies
Continuous monitoring
Other Agencies
£19.99 +
Expensive Plugins
Multiple Extra Costs
RIP Offs
£50.99 +
Expensive Plugins
Multiple Extra Costs
Possibly a branded presentation
A great receptionist
Payment for thinking

Let's Talk Experience


Our team has decades of senior level Digital experience across Design, Development, SEO, Project Management, & CRO working for brands including:

Included in SEO Ready Website Packages

Hosting

Your website needs somehwere to live. Hosting even a low traffic website without subsidising via advertisments usually starts at around £6 per month and can be >£10 when hosting a custom made website. 

Included at no extra cost.

Design & Build

Small website designs & builds are often upfront payments upwards of £100 with large websites easily breaking upfront costs of £1000.

Included at no extra cost.

Maintenance 

So you've got a minor change you'd like to make. Hiring a skilled developer to make small changes to your website or implement new functionality would start at £30+ per hour.

Included at no extra cost.

Things we can do in our Andover SEO Packages

Content SEO

Together we'll look at the keywords you want to target in order to drive customers to your website.

We'll then support you in a content-led strategy which will enable you to present relevant information to Google to increase your rankings.

Included at no extra cost.

Technical SEO

We'll dive into the signals your Website is sending Google but which may not be visible to your customers and make sure that they're accurately representing what your website is about.

We'll also look at how Google takes this information and displays it on the search results pages (SERPs).

From 70p per Keyword

Link Building

We'll do an assesment of the backlink quality for your website and ensure that we use them to get your website recognised as an authority for the business you run. 

Included at no extra cost.

Eligibility

Individual or Small/Medium Company


Local to Andover & surrounding areas/ Hampshire


No minimum size or budget


No contract or minimum length term for any of our SEO packages.

Make the smart choice. If you live or work in Andover get Small-Beans.co.uk to look after your website & digital marketing today.


Join Small-Beans.co.uk today and get SEO support from 20p per keyword, forever.

Frequently Asked Questions

SEO, are you actually any good?
Honestly, we like to think so having delivered multi-million pound traffic increases for FTSE companies as part of our day jobs. We have a very solid understanding of Content, Technical and Off-Site SEO alongside continuous professional development that puts us on the edge of next stage SEO.

Aside from your CV why should we believe you can do SEO well?
Well we we're hoping that the way you found this page was on Google search results so we were doing something right!

Moving on, so what exactly is SEO?
SEO or Search Engine Optimisation, is making changes to your site with the intention of helping it to rank (appear higher) on SERPs (Search Engine Results Pages) like Google's when people search for a short or long tailed keyword (word or phrase) that relates to your website. Basically if your site has really good SEO you'll be top of the page when someone searches for a keyword you've optimised your site for. If your site has poor SEO, you'll be lucky if you rank anywhere near the top 50. 

Is SEO important?
Very important! The numbers fluctuate between 89% and 95% depending on who you ask but that's the amount of people who click a search result on the first page only. If you don't rank in Google due to poor SEO in the top ten results (which is usally as many as on Page one but this can vary) you'll only be seen by between 11% and 5% of your potential customers.

Is SEO expensive?
As a thing to do, no it shouldn't be. We do it from £0.20p per month per Keyword for local Andover/ Hampshire businesses (if you have a massive site with 100s of keywords you want to optimise it'll cost more). The issue is that most people who "do" SEO buy expensive plugins to do the work for them. Whilst we're not against time savers they usually don't save time and result in exactly the same work for more money. 
It is worth noting that properly done SEO is very time consuming so it may cost you a lot simply by someone's time, that is unless we're doing it for you.

 

Are there any quick SEO tips you could share with us even if we don't hire you?
Of course! The number one thing that lets people down from an SEO perspective is not knowing what they want to rank for. We recommend whether you hire us or not to go through your website and work out the keywords that you want customers to use to find you in Google results. You can then either give that list to an agency to start building on or do it yourself.  

Feels like there's more you could tell us?
Well I mean yes: separate out your keywords across pages to avoid cannibalisation, ensure your meta tags are up to date, ensure you've marked up your page data to tell Google what type of business you are, ensure you have address information on there as far as possible, check what linking opportunities there are open to you, definitely make sure your business is on Google my Business.

Is there anything I can do that guarantees a good SEO position on Google?
Well from a "gaming the system" point of view, no. You'll only get there if Google decides that your website is a good match to the keyword that a customer is searching for. Simply take every best practice step possible, make sure Google sees the best version of your page, make sure it's technically great as far as your budget allows, make sure other people also think it's great (and show this by linking to your site), and keep it up to date! Your SEO results should (we can't guarantee anything as we don't own Google) keep improving over time!

What's with the Andover/ Local Areas discount?
We live in Andover and care about the businesses in the area, not least because we use them and love to shop locally. 

What are some common SEO Tricks?

Google rankings are sadly never guaranteed no matter how well optimised your site might be from a technical & content perspective. Below we'll talk about some common SEO tricks and how occasionally we might get outranked in Google for "Andover SEO". This is honestly largely here for SEO optimisation ourselves. If you wish to read on, hope you find it mildly amusing!

Pretending you're from somewhere you're not

We're not going to lie this is one of the most common things that people do to game local SEO. You would be surprised how many people consider Essex, Surrey, London or even Manchester to be "near Andover", some go as far as to say Competitor are a friendly team of search engine optimisation (SEO) specialists in Andover working out of our offices in the Andover except they're based in Bath and London. However there's a reason these underhand techniques where "we're an SEO Agency based near Andover" appears in almost every description on page one of Google. Google hasn't yet rolled out a way of penalising people who are in, compared to people who aren't in a particular location. We sense that this may happen in the future but until then this technique works annoyingly well for internet or non-location based services like SEO as delivery isn't as much of an issue.

Repetition, Deviation and Variation

We're going to quote one of our competitors here; they've realised that you get penalised for repeating the same words over and over again but they're happy to co-locate common variations on a theme at the top of the page. Have a guess which phrases/ keywords they're trying to appear in Google for: Let’s make an assumption you are on this page because you need help with SEO, you probably have been searching for, “SEO Agency Andover”, “SEO Service Andover”, or “SEO Company Andover” in any of our locations, and you must have surely noticed that we rank above most other “SEO companies”, if you can even call them that. 

Ooh and a nice dig, careful guys!

Talk about the location

The beneath is taken from Wikipedia, however if you happened to visit another one of our competitors you'll notice it word for word on their website. Basically nothing like trying to appear like you belong somewhereby talking about it, with minimal local knowledge. Andover is a town in the English county of Hampshire. The town is on the River Anton, a major source of the Test, and is situated on the major A303 trunk road at the eastern end of Salisbury Plain, 18 miles (30 km) west of the town of Basingstoke, both major rail stops. It is 14 miles (23 km) NNW of the city of Winchester, 35 miles (56 km) north of the city of Southampton and 65 miles (105 km) WSW of London. Andover is twinned with the towns of Redon in France, Goch in Germany, and Andover, Massachusetts in the United States.

 

At this moment in time we expect duplicate content to have some form of penalty but hey still page 1...

Talk about the keyword

"So you need SEO do you? Did you search for a reliable SEO Company in Andover Hampshire? We're an award winning, professional SEO Agency specialising in local SEO for Andover based businesses, generating great results for a fraction of the cost. If you're a business owner, solo professional or even an individual setting up their first website and would like help with SEO which doesn't break the bank and does result in great SEO outcomes, contact us today!"

The above might well look familiar to you. As Google does this thing where it only has 10 different spots in it's Search Engine Results pages [and sometimes less], in today's highly competitive environment it can be really difficult to get your keywords to rank on the first page even if you're an SEO expert. I mean we're an SEO expert but all these grey hat [not good but not quite as bad as black hat] techniques annoy us deeply. So people often go to the edge of what's called "over-optimisation" which is they'll annoy the heck out of Google by posting lots of variants of keywords at the top of the page so it appears really relvant and then temper that by adding lots of content below the fold which barely uses the target keyword at all. It works because as a ratio it doesn't "over-optimise" but reads as weird as heck when customers come to the site from the SERP (search engine results page). We don't recommend copying them as they're a Google update away from getting bounced off and that's a big risk to take with your business. As experienced SEO professionals we can give you the edge you need to appear at the top on the results page without taking the risk.

Our Andover based SEO experts look after loads of SEO campaigns at minimal costs to the individuals concerned, and we're well recommended. If you're interested in learning more about the businesses we've grown to over 10 position 1, page 1 keyword results, drop us a line and let us know! We love to share our SEO success stories.

If you happen to go with a different Andover SEO agency, then good luck, but please make sure they're not based somewhere completely different, actually care about local businesses and won't use SEO methods which result in your site being penalised for the years to come.  

Cover your credentials

We're so great at SEO it's probably why you found us when searching for "SEO assistance".

You came here through SEO, didn't you, didn't you? That's because we're amazing at working with Google, Bing & other search engines.

We're the very best search engine optimisation agency that you could hire for your small business or company because of how fab we are at relevent keywords.

We've got proven strategies, life-hacks and smoothie recipies [we got bored parroting them] that'll make your SEO Andover business go bananas!

We never make fake claims about how good our SEO abilities are, so definitely rely on us for visibility and future optimisation on Google. We're so good you found us through search.

It very likely that you have enjoyed some of these great claims when searching for SEO agencies. Whilst SEO takes up a lot of time, and is very easy to get wrong it's also not consistently difficult. Google doesn't want to make SEO hard at the end of the day. It simply wants to serve relevant search results to customers who search for relevant key words otherwise no one would use it; a sure fire way to lose money.

What's the point in pointing that out? It's that agencies who are "so great" at SEO are a) rarely in first position, and b) doing so with absolutely no guarantee that their "proven strategy" will continue to work.

 

I'll repeat point b) any SEO company worth it's salt will not only never make false claims or guarantees, because they will also make it really darn obvious that they can't guarantee anything (they don't own Google). 

So whilst we can't guarantee results, we can point to our record, and promise you that we'll do everything possible to replicate those results for your site (plus we're experts).

 

 

We're so great at SEO it's probably why you found us when searching for "SEO assistance".

You came here through SEO, didn't you, didn't you? That's because we're amazing at working with Google, Bing & other search engines.

We're the very best search engine optimisation agency that you could hire for your small business or company because of how fab we are at relevent keywords.

We've got proven strategies, life-hacks and smoothie recipies [we got bored parroting them] that'll make your SEO Andover business go bananas!

We never make fake claims about how good our SEO abilities are, so definitely rely on us for visibility and future optimisation on Google. We're so good you found us through search.

It very likely that you have enjoyed some of these great claims when searching for SEO agencies. Whilst SEO takes up a lot of time, and is very easy to get wrong it's also not consistently difficult. Google doesn't want to make SEO hard at the end of the day. It simply wants to serve relevant search results to customers who search for relevant key words otherwise no one would use it; a sure fire way to lose money.

What's the point in pointing that out? It's that agencies who are "so great" at SEO are a) rarely in first position, and b) doing so with absolutely no guarantee that their "proven strategy" will continue to work.

 

I'll repeat point b) any SEO company worth it's salt will not only never make false claims or guarantees, because they will also make it really darn obvious that they can't guarantee anything (they don't own Google). 

So whilst we can't guarantee results, we can point to our record, and promise you that we'll do everything possible to replicate those results for your site (plus we're experts).

 

 

Compare to something you don't do

Have we told you that our search engine optimisation services are an even better way to get your site online than using pay per click services or display advertising? No then let us begin to compare against these forms of marketing that you're probably not immediately interested in unless you have a large established budget to support yourself. 

We could talk for a while about the benefits of SEO vs PPC, largely as you'll find that PPC often works most effectively in search when your budget is somewhat above £100 per month, yet our SEO support starts from only 20p per keyword for tracking and an additional 70p per keyword for technical support. That's an amazing return on your organic search investment, particularly when you consider we almost always get our partners onto the first page of Google.

Andover businesses realise page one on Google is a competitive place – and many nationwide companies dominate the results. Small Beans, put you there.

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