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Your SEO career – In-house or Agency work?

As an SEO, there are a number of ways that you can work. You may have met a few accomplished freelancers, high-flying consultants and entrepreneurial types who have started their own agency.  At the beginning of your career, it can be hard to know which path to take, so in this post we’ll discuss the…

Date posted: 25/08/2021

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What Love Island Can Teach Us About SEO

SEO and Love Island actually have a lot more in common than you might think. They are both premised on building relationships; in Love Island with one another, and in SEO with the customer, the client and search engines. We take a look at the lessons we can learn from Love Island and apply them…

Date posted: 04/08/2021

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Proofreading & Editing Tips: Checklist for Content Writers

With apps like Grammarly pointing out everything from typos to wordiness, are the days of proofreading over? We still think proofreading content is essential – whether you’re an SEO, blogger, or social media manager. Open up, it’s the grammar police.  Jump to a section in our proofreading guide: Does proofreading still matter? Common mistakes in…

Date posted: 27/07/2021

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Crowned Best SEO Agency in the UK, and more!

We may only be halfway through the year, but we’ve been pretty busy – adding more amazing awards to our trophy cabinet as well as more than a dozen new hires! At the recent UK Digital Growth Awards, we managed a double win, first securing the prestigious ‘SEO Agency of the Year’ title, where the…

Date posted: 09/07/2021

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Understanding Page Speed Insights Metrics

Page Speed has always been an important part of how a website performs in the Search Engines and how usable customers perceive a website to be. It can also be a deciding factor on whether or not a user will convert or make a purchase on a website. We’ve all been guilty at one point…

Date posted: 02/06/2021

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7 drawbacks of pre-built website themes

When you set out to create a website, it can be very tempting to use a pre-built, off-the-shelf, website theme. However, the disadvantages of pre-built website themes often don’t become clear until later on. From the offset, pre-built themes are tempting as a much easier and cheaper option, and they can look very appealing in…

Date posted: 13/05/2021

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Sheffield’s Top Digital Marketing Agency

The SEO Works have been named as the top Digital Marketing Agency in Sheffield by Prolific North for three years running. Prolific North conduct an annual review of the 50 best agencies in the North, and in 2019, 2020 and 2021 we have been the only Digital Marketing Agency Sheffield-based to make the grade. “Sheffield’s The…

Date posted: 29/03/2021

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Inspirational Women in Digital

Feeling inspired, and feeling represented, is really important. We spoke to some of our team about which women they look to in our industry for inspiration, and why. Here’s what they came up with… Areej AbuAli Areej is an SEO Consultant and the founder of Women in Tech SEO. Twitter – @areej_abuali “She is one…

Date posted: 09/03/2021

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National Apprenticeship Week 2021

In recognition of National Apprenticeship Week 2021 (8th – 14th February), we’ve been talking to our apprentices – past and present! We have an established apprenticeship program here at The SEO Works, and have seen countless ambitious individuals thrive on the course and go on to successful digital careers. The combination of training, on the…

Date posted: 12/02/2021

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