Step Online SEO and Web design http://www.simplystep.co.uk SEO and Web design services. 2011-10-10T14:21:07Z hourly 1 2000-01-01T12:00+00:00 Beware of rogue Developers http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/beware-of-rogue-developers/ 2011-10-10T14:21:07Z admin

A brief note to say that not all developers are what they seem Keith Mifsud is certainly one to avoid. Some will come across as all helpful and nice when there real intentions are of helping themselves by…

A brief note to say that not all developers are what they seem Keith Mifsud is certainly one to avoid. Some will come across as all helpful and nice when there real intentions are of helping themselves by taking money from unsuspecting clients.

This website has been published as a warning to those who think that they can get away with taking money and not doing the work! If we can help one person by doing this then we have done our job properly.

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Scotland Hotel of the Year http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/scotland-hotel-of-the-year/ 2011-06-30T13:48:08Z admin

Our SEO offering continues to improve every month! In the last month we have continued to build upon our current client base and have achieved several first page positions for some of the most competitive keyword terms out there. There…

Our SEO offering continues to improve every month! In the last month we have continued to build upon our current client base and have achieved several first page positions for some of the most competitive keyword terms out there. There is no limit to the success that a business should be achieving from their website.

Let me give you a few examples, we have taken a Soundproofing company first for several sought after search terms, a local marina with touching distance of the top half of Google’s first page against evey other marina and boat sales operation in the UK and now, we have just picked up a recent former Scotland Hotel of the Year with the brief of getting them found!

It’s not just about getting a site found though, once we get success we then set about improving conversion and making sure that all the visitors landing on a website have a great chance of converting as much revenue as possible, which makes for a happy client!

The future is bright for those that get found online, as they are making more money than you can imagine even when they sleep!

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New SEO Partnership http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/seo-exclusive-partnership/ 2011-04-27T13:15:21Z admin

Business for us is fantastic; because we get the results our clients need and help them grow their business online! The world of SEO is a complex one, with Google constantly changing the way in which it ranks websites. It…

Business for us is fantastic; because we get the results our clients need and help them grow their business online! The world of SEO is a complex one, with Google constantly changing the way in which it ranks websites. It is our job to understand that and to safeguard our clients so they continue to prosper online.

As our workload increases and Google constantly changes its algorithms then we need to continue to be the best and completely focus on our clients long term growth and goals. We needed to continue with our drive of having and working with the best in the industry, for people that will improve what we do without impacting on our clients’ resources or budgets!

After a long but VERY SUCCESSFUL search we can announce that we are now “Exclusive Partners” to Europe’s number one Search Engine Optimisation/Digital Agency! This is exciting news on so many levels and the benefits to our clients are huge!

  • Our clients are used to the best in terms of value and also the results, which is why this is win-win as this will enhance what we are currently doing!
  • Our clients can now enjoy the full resources of our new Digital Partners at a price that they will never find elsewhere!
  • We can now boast even more success for our clients safe in the knowledge that they are dealing with the Number one Digital Agency in Europe, with current clients that include, Sony, Virgin Wines, Lloyds TSB, Hoseasons etc.
  • There are a lot of Agencies doing what we do, but none with the wealth of experience of what we have!
  • This means that our clients now get the same face to face hands on experience at a fraction of the cost they would receive elsewhere. We are really excited by this new venture as this gives us more time to concentrate on adding value to our clients.

    We welcome the chance to help businesses get found online, it is important for us to understand exactly what you need as a business and how we can help you grow and generate you that return on your investment!

    Thank you for reading this and we look forward to providing you with more exciting news as we get it!

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    Young Enterprise Initiative in York http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/young-enterprise-initiative-in-york/ 2011-03-15T13:47:18Z admin

    As a volunteer for Young Enterprise in York, I was delighted to be able to teach and help out at New Earswick School as part of the Young Enterprise Initative in York. Myself and Tracey Smith (MD at York Science…

    As a volunteer for Young Enterprise in York, I was delighted to be able to teach and help out at New Earswick School as part of the Young Enterprise Initative in York. Myself and Tracey Smith (MD at York Science Park), did our bit to help a class of 7-8 year olds learn more about business and what they could potentially achieve.

    The day started at normal school time where the teacher introduced us, and we then spent a whole day (give or take the odd break for school dinners!!!), to teach the kids on things such as;

  • Town planning – we had a map and they had to design their own town
  • Building houses and buildings – out of card to add to their newly created town
  • Opening a new restaurant – we worked with them to get them involved with the roles of the design and planning, the suppliers and then how to attract customers.
  • Now they were ready to think about the types of customers they wanted, food they would serve and design an advert to place in the local paper
  • Design their own newspaper – this was great as the kids were divided into editors, graphic designers, advertising and reporters – this allowed them to work with their skill set and there was some really amazing stories, adverts and pictures – they really owned this session which was great to see.
  • We finished with a game that brought everything together and again got those creative juices really flowing!
  • This was truly a great day, and I was really pleased to have been a part of this – so thank you to New Earswick School and keep up the great work Young Enterprise!!

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    Where is the year going!! http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/online-marketing-york/ 2011-03-15T13:23:31Z admin

    There appears to be a mad rush to get websites online and also start new ones – which is certainly what we are finding! In the last month we have launched several new websites which include (this week), www.vermex.co.uk, www.propertyinsight.co.uk…

    There appears to be a mad rush to get websites online and also start new ones – which is certainly what we are finding! In the last month we have launched several new websites which include (this week), www.vermex.co.uk, www.propertyinsight.co.uk and also include several very nearly finished websites (checking and testing!).

    We are really excited about the variation in websites that we are building. We are also extremely pleased to be showcasing some of the best designs we have done. For example later this month we will be launching a brand new up and coming designer (whom we have designed and built their site), plus a very exciting new website that is going to revolutionise the way in which we book campsites Book Campsites Online.

    Add to that we currently are working on three large industrial market leaders websites, a vital website for people with learning difficulties, a new business directory venture, a well known York Printers site plus a leading company in the world of Property Investment.

    If that wasn’t enough, we are continuing to make amazing progress in Search Engine Optimisation for some really tough and competitive industries, namely hotels, private number plates, car leasing, more hotels, sound proofing, jewellers and designer shoes!

    It is great the way business is booming, but it is booming because we get people the results they need and at a price they can afford!!

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    Online Marketing 2011 http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/online-marketing-2011/ 2011-01-27T16:00:17Z admin

    January has seen a substantial increase in the number of new clients we are taking on. These range from Search Engine Optimisation through to Web design and interestingly there greater push to be able to trade online for our clients…

    January has seen a substantial increase in the number of new clients we are taking on. These range from Search Engine Optimisation through to Web design and interestingly there greater push to be able to trade online for our clients through our ecommerce platforms.

    Of course all of this is great news, but just because everybody else is trading online, doesn’t mean they are doing so successfully. We have been actively dissuading some of our clients from doing this, if we feel that they won’t benefit from a healthy return!

    In terms of SEO, the results we are achieving for our clients has continued to grow from strength to strength. We now optimise websites for several businesses who are industry leaders in their chosen competitive fields. One of our most recent clients is a well known National Hotel Group that are certainly making a big impression in the 3-4 star hotels market range!

    As January is almost at an end people will inevitably start saying “don’t know where the year is going!” If you want to grow your business online, to take your market share, then just be sure that you are speaking to the right company. Getting this right now can save your business a lot of money further down the line, not to mention the return that it should bring you!!

    If you are not sure and just need advice please feel free to get in touch – either via email info@simplystep.co.uk or by calling the office on 01904 479583.

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    SEO is what we are good at! http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/seo/ 2010-11-26T16:00:20Z admin

    After another busy week we are really making progress on our SEO campaigns. The team we have in place are now making a big difference to our clients which allows them to concentrate on what they do best! Not to…

    After another busy week we are really making progress on our SEO campaigns. The team we have in place are now making a big difference to our clients which allows them to concentrate on what they do best! Not to mention cope with the new business! We have seen two of our York Hotels improve performance on Google in a short space of time. One of the hotels was not even in the first 10 pages for the main key search terms, and that same hotel has jumped a further 25 places in this last week alone!

    So SEO is still a strong performer for us and our clients as they can translate their position on Google directly to their bottom line in terms of new business!!

    Looking forward to another week of the same!

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    York Jewellers website launched http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/york-jewellers/ 2010-11-19T13:04:10Z admin

    55% of all internet users will be doing their Christmas shopping online this year! If you want a share of that then we can help.

    We have just finished working on a multi-site York Jewellers with shops in Edinburgh, Chester…

    55% of all internet users will be doing their Christmas shopping online this year! If you want a share of that then we can help.

    We have just finished working on a multi-site York Jewellers with shops in Edinburgh, Chester and Cambridge. The website is www.Palenquejewellery.co.uk. We are extremely pleased with the finished product and would welcome your feedback on this.

    The site was a complex website, we used Magento to build it and it is a massive improvement on the original version of their website. We have kept the feel in line with the clients target market. It has been designed so that their website users can get to the products they need and purchase them with ease.

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    Step Online Success http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/step-online-success/ 2010-09-30T10:12:13Z admin

    Now is the time to start shouting about our success! We are absolutely delighted with the results that we have been achieving recently and we would like to share some of those with you;

    Case Study 1
    About six months…

    Now is the time to start shouting about our success! We are absolutely delighted with the results that we have been achieving recently and we would like to share some of those with you;

    Case Study 1
    About six months ago we took on an SEO contract for a small manufacturing firm in York with big plans! We analysed the website’s performance and the were able to successfully build a SEO campaign around this. After just 6 months of a website that wasn’t generating any sales online at all, we were able to track and show a huge improvement on year on year sales, for example in August this company generated £30,000 through online sales enquiries from their website which is fantastic news!!

    Case Study 2
    A month ago we started work for a well know York Estate Agent and already they have improved position on Google for a number of keywords, most importantly one of the most competitive keywords out there in York and that is York Estate Agents. They are now sitting at the top of the tree, occupying a first page position number one on Google!

    Case Study 3
    We work with the market leader in the Corporate Hotels booking market and have already massively improved their position on Google for some very competitive search terms such as “4 star hotels” and “3 star hotels“. We have also tracked the performance of their website and have identified several fixable issues that will improve their online conversion, all this after just six weeks.

    Case study 4
    Over a year ago we built a website for York’s largest hotel the Park Inn, this was for their leisure club. Now with no optimisation, just a very well built website they now occupy the top spot in Google for the search term Gyms in York. Which again is amazing news as they are out ranking competitors such as Fitness First, David Lloyd, Roko, Bannatyne’s etc etc.

    We are proud of our success, but this is just a snapshot of our clients and the success we deliver. We work with the best available in the industry today and our portfolio of successful achievements are up there with anything in the UK.

    So when thinking of growing your business online then speak to us first…Tel 0845 833 7009, as “Our Results make the Difference”.

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    Step Online News http://www.simplystep.co.uk/seo-news/step-online-news/ 2010-09-09T15:45:24Z admin

    Over the past few months we have been increasing the quality of our developers, SEO Experts and also our designers. Our current team have an amazing set of skills and results they have achieved for very happy clients.

    For example…

    Over the past few months we have been increasing the quality of our developers, SEO Experts and also our designers. Our current team have an amazing set of skills and results they have achieved for very happy clients.

    For example we now have a team that have worked on and designed a number of top websites which include Toys “r” Us, JVC, Cotton Traders, Laura Ashley, Jimmy Choo, the BBC Shop.

    Our developers have also worked on some of the best sites in the UK and we now have them available for you to help with your online profile.

    As for our SEO team, we currently work on some of the UK’s biggest and best companies and have several market leaders across very competitive industries achieving some amazing results.

    So when choosing an SEO, Design or Development business to service your online requirements then you need to get it right first time.

    Contact us now to discuss your requirements Tel 0845 833 7009 industries achieving some amazing results.

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