Generally speaking, we recommend sticking with an SEO campaign for at least 6 months, which should be enough time to see noticeable improvement for most niches. However, usually, it is possible to see at least some initial results within 2-3 months, especially if you are not ranking due to technical issues and/or poor optimisation – both of which can usually be fixed within the first month or two, depending on the size of the site and the depth of the issues.
You need to wait between 9 and 12 months to see positive results from effective, detailed, and well-structured SEO work; creating it, implementing it, and then leaving it to work its magic whilst quietly observing it. This is why SEO is a long-term solution.
SEO Requires a Realistic Timeline
Frustrating as this may feel, the answer to the question ‘how long does SEO take to work?’ is: it depends on many different factors.
There are multiple variables to take into account. Content, website design, domain name/ URL, onsite errors, domain age, page speed, the online competitiveness of the industry and target market are all but a few variable factors that will impact how effective a website is at ranking in search engines and how long SEO takes to work.
SEO requires a team effort and a realistic timeline which allows for both long-term marketing strategy and short-term website tasks. Search engine analysts work meticulously to fix current problems, prevent future website issues, and improve website quality.
Although it’s a long-term solution, and will take a lot of time, work, and patience, it’s an incredibly powerful, long-term solution to a long-term need.
Our SEO service uses strategies that will help your website rank in search results raising your online presence. We drive growth, increase conversion rates, generate leads, improve sales, and help achieve core business goals.
So, if you are keen to start focusing on your business’s SEO and do all you can to optimise your site in order to rank as highly as possible, contact us today on 01207 283878. Given a little time, you’ll definitely see an increase in brand exposure, page views, and ultimately, sales.