In this case study, you'll learn how we were able to skyrocket a SAAS website throughout the ranks of Google. This site is now receiving over $10,000 a month in estimated organic traffic value alone!
Growth Marketing, Search Engine Optimization
This is a software as a service business (SAAS) with big contracts.
Even though most of the terms they want to target have a small search volume, it’s OK because they are valuable keywords.
This site had good content and a few first-page rankings, but this is such a lucrative industry that just getting a few more clients could easily mean a $100k+ a year difference per client – Some of the PPC costs were up to $130 per click!
They had potential but just weren't seeing the traffic yet - that's where we come in!
Whenever we take on a project with our managed SEO service, we first audit the site.
We look at keywords rankings, traffic, links, anchor text, and more.
This site had no previous penalties. It did have some previous traffic, but it wasn’t growing.
There was no over-optimization, and overall they just didn’t have enough link juice!
We wanted to increase their link equity, as well as continue making sure we created consistent content.
Finding Quick Wins
We found 114 terms with a volume between 10-40 a month, with an average CPC of $20. These are not main volume keywords because this is a very niche software, but this can be very lucrative, as we mentioned earlier.
The majority of these terms were on pages 2-3. We knew from the beginning we probably wouldn’t see impressive traffic graphs for easy wins, but it would make them lots of money if we could rank them for these.
Looking At Competitors
The competitive gap analysis helps us find the keywords your competitors are currently ranking for that you are not.
These keywords are usually great ideas for creating new content and helping you differentiate from the pack.
We found 301 terms between 300 – 10,000 searches a month, all with CPC. There were many gems there, and we shared these ALL with the client.
This was a sound, fully managed SEO service strategy without many variations.
Here’s what we did:
Month 2 – Same thing without repeating keywords
Month 3 – Same thing without repeating keywords
We have only completed two months of links, and they haven’t even taken full effect yet...
..but look at this considerable spike in keyword rankings:
And the $$$:
If you have a good amount of content but not getting rankings, build high-quality, diverse links, and you can start realizing the traffic.
Remember, content + authority links are the key.
Month 4+ starts getting exciting because we see the results from the linking, have more to target, and can push more to page 1!
As you can see, by following a strategic plan, you can get some pretty impressive results in a short period.
These results came thanks to our fully managed SEO service program.
We encourage everyone to be consistent in their SEO plan and stay on for at least three months to start seeing results.
Our clients experience significant growth whenever they partner with us.
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