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What to Know BEFORE You Hire an SEO…

The following article is great advice for anyone considering hiring an SEO (Search Engine Optimization) professional.  The author, Jill Whalen, CEO  of High Rankings and co-founder of SEMNE, has been performing SEO services since 1995. Jill is the host of the High Rankings Advisor newsletter and the High Rankings SEO forum.  I’ve attended Jill’s SEO workshops and have read her newsletters for many years.   She is a respected expert in her field and I highly recommend subscribing to her newsletters to familiarize yourself about SEO and to learn more about how you can make your website the best it can be and rank well in the search engines for your targeted keyword phrases.

5 Factors When Choosing an SEO Company

July 22, 2009 by Jill Whalen
A lot of companies get so confused when attempting to hire an SEO firm that they simply give up altogether and don’t hire anyone. Part of the problem is that they simply don’t know whom to trust for this service.

Trust is always a tricky issue, and one that is emotionally charged based on our individual experiences with others as we navigate through the maze we call life. In SEO, trust issues are further magnified by the fact that there’s no one-size-fits-all solution, nor one method that all SEOs use to bring targeted traffic to their client’s websites.

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If you need a Hawaii-based professional, SEO expert to help you improve your website and its visibility on the web, contact Michelle Harrington for a website review and monthly SEO contracts.

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Author | Michelle Harrington of Emagine Web Marketing
Michelle is a web development and marketing professional dedicated to helping small businesses achieve success online. She provides free advice, tips and how to's on the Small Business Internet Marketing Blog. Connect with Michelle on Google+


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