The SEO Rip-Off

Written by Joe Balestrino

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All in all, try to do your best to educate yourself on SEO. Have a basic understanding of SEO terminology and SEO methodology. Anyone offering SEO services should not have a problem explaining how they intend to get you results. If they fail gain your confidence or raise a red flag for any reason whatsoever, keep searching. You will eventually find someone who will help you reach your goals for a fair price. Happy hunting.

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Where is your website? Why is it invisible? We can help you be seen.

Written by malcolm james pugh

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Getting a high ranking inrepparttar results page of searches isn't a matter of luck, but is about understandingrepparttar 140415 algorithms used byrepparttar 140416 various companies and applying optimization techniques to greatly improve your ranking position.

Optimization, and specifically SEO, is our business - this is all we do. We don't design websites - there are better people than us to do this for you.

How do we do this? We continually trackrepparttar 140417 mathematical algorithms used, as these are continually being modified with different weightings being applied to various parameters. The two partners in our company are both Mathematicians with over 50 years experience inrepparttar 140418 IT industry. This may give you some idea of why web designers don't optimise sites and we do.

So can we anyone guarantee number 1 spot on Google? Our answer is no. However, across a basket of companies, e.g. Google, MSN, Yahoo, Ask Jeeves, AltaVista, optimization can be achieved. In fact, we are so confident that we will guarantee that your company will appear onrepparttar 140419 first page results of at least 3 ofrepparttar 140420 5 companies shown above or you don't pay us. Yes, that's right - we don't want or need your money, unless we can provide you with this level of service.

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