SEO Agency in Melbourne

Increase online visibility with ethical, strategy first SEO

At Sentius, we take a strategy first approach to SEO, resulting in more traffic, leads and sales for your brand.

Looking for a better SEO Agency Partner?

Tired of SEO agency talk with no results? Need a better agency partner to achieve real organic ROI?

We can help you navigate these challenging times, stand out from the competition and drive sales with a real SEO strategy that guarantees results.

Sentius is a specialist SEO agency based in Melbourne. We provide the full range of on-page and off-page SEO services ethically and aligned to Google’s best practice guidelines.

At Sentius all SEO campaigns start with strategy first. Through a workshop-based strategy development process, we understand your market and your brand, target audiences, business challenges, and online objectives. 

Our team of SEO specialist and SEO technical experts undertake an intensive website technical and performance audit, along with competitor research, to identify market opportunities and improvements for SEO campaign success.

We work in partnership with you to establish campaign objectives and develop the right SEO strategy to grow your brand online. Want to learn more about how SEO can benefit your website? Request a free SEO audit & consultation. 

Search Engine Optimisation FAQs

How long does it take to get page one SEO rankings?

It depends on many factors, such as how old your website is, whether the website has been optimised before for SEO and the current on-site and off-site status of the website. While there can be short term gains when optimising a campaign, SEO should always be approached as a long-term, high ROI strategy. On average, many clients start to see page one rankings from 4 months depending on how competitive the keywords are.

How many keywords are included in a typical SEO campaign?

At Sentius, we divide keywords into two sections: core keywords and value-added keywords. Core keywords are the high value, highest volume, relevant, strategic key search terms for your business. This can range from 10-100 keywords. Value-added keywords are the variations and derivatives keywords that spin off from the core search terms and rank as a result of optimisation of core keywords. This can add up to 500+ keywords depending on the core keyword selection.

I’ve had bad results with SEO agencies in the past. How do I know Sentius will be different?

Sentius is an ethical, best practice, full-service in-house digital marketing agency. Our key difference is our strategy first approach for SEO. We’re focused on creating the right strategy for your business rather than quick wins for SEO. We spend time conducting an advanced SEO audit, competitor research, keyword research and recommendations, to create a comprehensive strategy that will serve your business goals. Our strategic approach sets us apart from other agencies, leading to better results for our clients.

How much does SEO cost?

Unlike Google Ads or PPC activities, you will not pay for the traffic you are receiving. With SEO, you pay for the service and activities to optimise your website and increase ranking. SEO needs investment to be able to rank on top of the Google search results, and should be approached with long-term mindset. Different agencies have different pricing methods. It can be per keyword, monthly retainer or hourly based pricing.  At Sentius, we use a flat, fixed rate per core key search term, based on the competitiveness of your industry so you know the cost upfront and exactly what you will get.

What is SEO Marketing?

SEO is the range of on page and off page activities undertaken on a website to improve ranking and visibility on search engines such as Google. During the SEO process, relevant and high value keywords are identified, and optimisation activities are carried out by an SEO agency to improve ranking for said keywords.

Is SEO the right strategy for your business?

SEO is a beneficial strategy for any business with a website that aims to reach, engage or convert users. Compared to other online marketing activities (such as pay per click advertising), SEO is often more cost effective and often leads to ongoing long term increases in website traffic.

Can you rank me on Google Maps?

Yes. Google Maps listings can be optimised for search engines in a similar manner to websites. We offer Local SEO services for Melbourne based businesses, to help improve the ranking of your busines listing on Google Maps.

Is SEO Relevant in 2021?

SEO is more relevant now than ever before. With smartphone penetration over 90%, more people than ever before are turning to the internet and search engines to find services and products.

Can you do SEO on your Own?

Some basic SEO activities (such as uploading meta data and content writing for SEO) can be carried out by businesses themselves. However, more complex on page SEO activities and many off page SEO activities, require a specialist SEO agency or expert with a full understanding of technical SEO to be effective and get the best results.

Is SEO different to Google Ads?

Yes. SEO is an organic activity which does not rely on a pay per click method. Google Ads operates on a pay per click model where the advertiser pays for each click on the advertisement. Advertising can be turned on and off at any time, whereas SEO is an ongoing strategy that is often more cost effective in the long run. 

Are you and your team based in Melbourne Australia?

Yes, Sentius is a digital marketing and SEO agency in Melbourne. We pride ourselves in our strategy first approach to SEO which is ethical and aligned to Google best practice guidelines. We have a team of strategists, SEO technical specialists, and content creators in Melbourne with experience working on SEO campaigns across almost all industries. 

Do you provide any guarantees?

How and where web pages are ranked is ultimately controlled by the search engine itself. Whilst we cannot guarantee page one rankings or that they will be achieved within a specific amount of time, 99% of Sentius clients do see an increase in website traffic and organic page rankings after commencing SEO with Sentius. 

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Real SEO is done locally in Melbourne

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We’re all about building partnerships and achieving growth for our clients through SEO. That’s why Sentius SEO strategy, content writing, and other SEO services are carried out right here at our SEO agency in Melbourne. Unlike other agencies, we don’t outsource SEO to third party companies overseas. 

Every SEO campaign commences with a strategy workshop and goal setting session. Our team of strategists and technical experts recommend the best course of action for your particular website and industry. 

Once the campaign is running, we conduct routine performance review meetings to track progress against the established objectives. Sentius clients also have access to a 24/7 virtual data dashboard to see results in real-time.

Our Melbourne based agency approach to SEO is intensive and comprehensive. On average, clients start to see results within only a few months.

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Local SEO for Melbourne Based Business

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Local SEO - Google My Business (GMB) is a combination of on-site and off-site activities to achieve page 1 and position 1 on Google Places Map Listings. Local SEO optimisation is ideal for businesses based in Melbourne with physical locations aiming to drive awareness online and foot traffic in-store. Google My Business makes it easier for your customers to find, call, follow directions and visit your business.

A comprehensive SEO and Google Local SEO audit and strategy ensure your brand will be in front of potential customers at all stages of the user journey; whether they're researching information on a desktop at home, or out and about on a mobile device seeking real-time data and location information.

Sentius has the experience and proven capabilities to create local Melbourne SEO campaigns that drive measurable results and growth.

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Ecommerce SEO for Melbourne Businesses

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Organic search engine traffic is a core driver for ecommerce websites, with many experiencing higher conversion rates from organic traffic compared to other sources. Search engine optimisation is a key strategy to increase brand awareness and be found by high-intent users ready to purchase. The success of ecommerce SEO relies on establishing a sound strategy upfront. At Sentius, we spend extensive time conducting keyword and competitor research to better understand your market and establish an optimisation strategy that will deliver high growth results.

Sentius has a broad range of experience in running successful SEO campaigns for ecommerce brands across a range of industries. We’re a local Melbourne SEO agency, so you can rest assured knowing your campaign is aligned to Google best practice recommendations, and done right here in Melbourne – no outsourcing to third party companies overseas. 

Our in-house technical team has the capabilities to work with a range of ecommerce platforms including Shopify, Drupal, WooCommerce, BigCommerce, Magento, Squarespace and others.

Our difference

Why Sentius Digital for SEO?

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Strategy First means the right key search terms and better SEO results

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100% ethical SEO practice aligned to Google's best practice requirements 

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Complete in house off page and on page resources and specialists 

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Proven campaign performance across diverse businesses and industries

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Detailed reporting and regular strategic performance review meetings

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No fixed or minimum term lock in contracts

Our process

How does SEO work?

SEO is a two part process involving website updates (on-page activities) and increasing your online presence across the web (off-page activities). This comprehensive approach boosts the online reach of your brand, ultimately leading to top search engine rankings and increased conversions.

Strategy & Analysis

  • Website analysis to review content and detect any problems with the website
  • Strategic keyword search volume analysis (when selecting KWs)
  • Google analytics setup and installation
  • Link analysis

On-Page SEO

  • Meta optimisation
  • Page Tag, Title & Description Updating
  • Code optimisation
  • Image tagging
  • Addition of .robots text (to tell Google robots to crawl your site)
  • Sitemap implementation
  • Adding SEO keywords to copy (if needed)
  • SEO page content writing

Off-Page SEO

  • Link building
  • Content creation
  • Social media optimisation
  • Directory submission
  • Brand promotion
  • Blogger outreach
  • Search engine submission
  • Manual ranking report generation (fortnightly)
  • Social Bookmarking
  • Multimedia submissions: video, image, Powerpoint, PDF (if material is provided)
  • Press release submission (if material is provided)

SEO client success

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I just logged on to Google Analytics and saw that we had a huge increase in website traffic over April compared to March. I've taken a look at where this traffic has come from and it's namely organic.

- Client from Health Industry

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