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6 Red Flags To Watch Out For When Hiring an SEO Company

Hiring an SEO company is a must for many small businesses. A recent study found that nearly half (45%) of businesses hire SEO service providers based on a referral or existing personal relationship.  Why is this the case?

6 Red Flags To Watch Out For When Hiring an SEO Company

Well, SEO companies sometimes get a bad reputation. This stems from two factors:

  1. Some SEO companies deserve their bad reputation for engaging in shady tactics that could get your website penalized, and
  2. A lot of businesses are uninformed about SEO best practices and what a good SEO firm looks like.

So, many businesses rely on what they trust – their friends’ and colleagues’ opinions and experiences.

However, hiring an SEO company that is legitimate is possible without a direct referral. Heeding these warning signs will help you avoid a bad experience and put you on your way to finding an honest and knowledgeable SEO partner.

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