Graham Grieve of A1 SEO

A1 SEO - A Leading Architecture SEO Agency

If you're looking for a reliable SEO firm offering top SEO services, look no further than A1 SEO. From creating a £1.5m boost in leads for financial firms to bringing new eCommerce websites up to £200K in weekly revenues in under 6 months, we know how to produce significant results. Our entire SEO strategy is designed to support your growth.

OVERVIEW

Search engine optimisation, or SEO, is the act of improving a website’s technical setup, content relevancy, and link popularity to improve search engine rankings for its pages.

Search engines promote SEO tactics that raise page ranking and user search experience by offering pertinent information. This involves, among various SEO best practices, the use of relevant keywords and phrases in page titles, meta descriptions, and headlines (H1), descriptive URLs with keywords instead of strings of numbers, and schema markup to specify the content of the page.

  • Digital PR
  • On-Page SEO
  • SEO Copywriting
  • Local SEO
  • eCommerce SEO
  • Technical SEO
  • Mobile SEO
  • Penalty Removal & Recovery
  • SEO Audits

OUR CLIENTS

guitarguitar.co.uk affordablegolf.co.uk gardenersdream.co.uk thedesignerrooms.com wholesaledomestic.com lochlomondwhiskies.com rubberroofingdirect.co.uk myhotelbreak.com drdarrenmckeown.com caffia.com certum.co.uk beeksgroup.com gates-scotland.co.uk trackerintelligence.com discountpetsupplies.co.uk solutionsdriven.com plastechgroup.com nadcellclinic.com myvoyagescotland.com loanza.co.uk jrsindustrial.co.uk hyperiontiles.co.uk homedetail.co.uk glenscotia.com drbonaros.com diversediagnostics.co.uk

IMPORTANCE OF ARCHITECTURAL SEO

Imagine being able to locate potential clients in your market who are at a stage of the buying cycle where they are eager to purchase or inquire from your architecture firm. That is SEO’s strength. Search engine optimisation is inherently predicated on users having prior knowledge of your services. The potential for utilising this high-quality traffic source is limitless.

When your target audience is searching for architectural firms like yours, SEO services for architects put your brand and website in front of them at the precise time that they are most likely to convert.

ARCHITECTURAL SEO WILL ALLOW YOU TO

  • Rank at the top of Google and other search engines
  • Make your website more visible in online directories
  • Generate more leads, sales, and traffic through your architecture firm’s website
  • Build trust with potential clients
  • Tap into a highly motivated segment of your market with SEO for architects
  • Control a significant part of the customer buying journey
  • Target customers within your geographical area with local search

53%

of your traffic will be driven by organic search (SEO), on average. 

Source: 

BrightEdge

49%

of digital marketers say SEO is the best channel for ROI.

14.6%

is the conversion rate you can expect from your SEO traffic.

Source: 

MonsterInsights

53%

of US shoppers use search engines to research before buying.

Case Studies

New eCommerce Store Doing £200K A Week

New eCommerce Store Doing £200K A Week

  • + £200,000 increase in weekly sales
  • + 142 keywords on page 1 of Google
  • + 4,000 new monthly visits from Google
  • + 35 new keywords in position 1 of Google
An Additional £1.5M In Revenue For Finance Lead Generation Site

An Additional £1.5M In Revenue For Finance Lead Generation Site

  • + £1,618,000 additional revenue generated from Google
  • + 3,236 increase in high-value leads from Google (+434%)
  • + 92,865 increase in visitors from Google (+752%)
  • + 163 new keywords ranking in position 1
250% Increase In Bookings For Travel Website

250% Increase In Bookings For Travel Website

  • + 87.59% increase in organic traffic (+73,612 visitors)
  • + 249.5% increase in bookings from Google (+5,867 bookings)
  • + $1,973,345.69 increase in revenue from Google
  • + 225 new keywords in position 1 of Google

HEAR WHAT OUR CLIENTS HAVE TO SAY

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Mark Simpson

myhotelbreak.com

“The communication has been excellent. It feels like they are part of your team and you have the expertise and resources of multiple people at A1 SEO. We’ve seen continuous growth on our key pages that we want to drive.”

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Jonny Livingston

gardenersdream.co.uk

“If you are looking for an SEO agency, then A1 SEO are the ones to go to. They understand different niches, have tonnes of experience, are approachable, friendly and there’s no fluff. They get things done that need to get done.”

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Raheela Mohammed

discountpetsupplies.co.uk

“It brings customers to the door. My SEO has been A1 SEO since day 1. A1 SEO are pushing us so that we are at the top of Google locally and nationally. They know how my business works. With bigger companies you won’t get that

SERVICES

Outreach & Linkbuilding

Frequently, the number of domains that link to your website is cited as one of (if not THE) most influential ranking factors for an architectural firm's SEO. At A1 SEO, we have cultivated a vast network of legitimate websites that we can contact for reputable link building.

If your architecture firm competitors are ranked highly by search engines, they will be building links on a large scale. However, creating high-quality backlinks takes effort. As we are experts in link building, let A1 SEO manage your SEO campaign efforts.

Our Links
Guest Posts
Citations
Links Audit
Custom Outreach

Local SEO

Local SEO enables you to attract potential clients searching for products and services in your immediate area. Two search types—local searches and local keywords—are the focus of local SEO so that you end up at the top of local search results.

Local businesses can easily be ranked. We at A1 SEO adhere to a procedure we use for SEO for architects that has been improved over the previous ten years. There are only simple tasks involved in this SEO magic. When properly carried out, this SEO strategy will improve your architecture firm website's ranks on location-based search terms and in the local map pack like Google Maps.

What Is Involved
Local Keyword Discovery
Local Signal Development
On-Page Support
Local Site Hierarchy
Google Business Profile Optimisation

On-Page SEO

On-page search engine optimisation focuses on the elements of a website that are visible to users. Most of the time, you have direct influence over these factors, and you can change them right away.

By giving on-page SEO the attention it requires, Google can better determine the relevancy of your pages and connect your content to popular search terms and relevant keywords.

How We Deliver
Semantic Entity-Based Keyword Research
Topical Authority Mapping
Scaling Content Creation
Full Entity Mapped Briefs
Internal Link Strategies

SEO Audits

SEO Audits are a cinch for us at A1 SEO. We have audited hundreds of websites over the past five years and have determined the key, fixable sticking points in each and every one of them.

We use a variety of tools to assess technical, on-page, and off-page (link-building) components in order to assess the overall health of your web page.

An audit from A1 SEO is the ideal place to start if you want to know where your website stands with Google and get practical advice on how to improve its search engine results by incorporating relevant keywords, SEO strategy, and meta descriptions for your architecture firm.

What We Audit
Sitemap
Navigation & URL structure
Domain & Servers
Website Load Speed

SEO Consulting & Training

Technical SEO looks at how a website is set up for search engines to create a Google-friendly website. The cornerstone for scaling link-building and content marketing is technical SEO (including on-page SEO).

Sites that provide more information to Google Analytics are ranked higher on search engine results pages. It's like handing your professor who speaks English a 10,000-word dissertation in Spanish. Good material is useless if the examiner cannot read it.

Technical SEO is effective. The speed at which A1 SEO can begin working on your website will affect technical SEO.

With technical SEO, we have total control. Campaigns for link building produce instant results. Google takes some time to evaluate your site again, but once the process is done, you should see an improvement in rankings within organic search results for architecture firms.

Our Approach
In-Person Coaching
Tailored Learning Programs
Continual Support & Development
Expert Guidance

Technical SEO

Technical SEO looks at how a website is set up for search engines to create a Google-friendly website. The cornerstone for scaling link building and content marketing is technical SEO (including on-page SEO).

Sites that provide more information to Google are ranked higher. It's like handing your professor a 10,000-word dissertation in Spanish who speaks English. Good material is useless if the examiner cannot read it.

Technical SEO is effective. The speed at which A1 SEO can begin working on your website will affect technical SEO.

With technical SEO, we have total control. Campaigns for link building produce instant results. Google takes some time to evaluate your site again, but once the process is done, you should see an improvement in rankings.

Some Of Our Technical Checks
Encryption
Mobile Responsiveness
Content Duplication
Structured Data
Status Codes
URL Paths
International Setups (hreflang)
WWW Resolve
Plus Over 100+ Checks

White Label SEO

Many of the UK's largest digital marketing agencies rely on A1 SEO to oversee their SEO campaigns and increase their online visibility. We are aware that hiring, onboarding, and account maintenance for clients can be challenging. A1 SEO's short-, mid-, and long-term strategies ease the burden of securing new client wins.

Link building is the main focus of our white-label SEO efforts to improve your architecture business site's ranking. Most agencies lack the time and knowledge necessary to do it. For architecture firm agencies without their own SEO team or those going through personnel changes, we offer technical SEO, on-page SEO, primary keyword research, high-quality content, and reporting.

You can take on more clients without hiring as quickly if you outsource a significant portion of your SEO for architects to us. We are constantly available for phone conversations and in-person meetings with the final client or the agency.

Our White Label SEO
Off-Page SEO
Content
Technical SEO
Local SEO
Site Migrations
Reporting
White Label Account Management

OUR PROCESS

1

Onboarding

Once your contract is signed, we will begin our onboarding process. Our onboarding process kicks off the entire campaign. From here, we will brief you on your website's technical, on-page, and off-page audits. We will also create your own tailored reporting dashboard so you can have complete oversight of your architecture firm's SEO strategy's performance. At this stage, we also ask you to fill out a couple of forms to help our internal teams put together a strategy.

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Strategy Call

After the onboarding stage, you will already have deliverables being completed against your account, and the clock will be ticking towards increased rankings in search results and your site's visibility. By now, our team will have spent a considerable amount of time familiarising themselves with your industry and will reach out to arrange a deep dive call to go through our proposed strategy and gain feedback to allow us to tailor this strategy further to meet your SEO goals and be visible to your target audience. We expect all our clients to commit to regular catch-ups on-going, ideally on a bi-weekly basis.

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Niche Analysis

Now we can start cooking with gas! Armed with the knowledge gained from the onboarding process and our strategy call with your architectural firms, our team of SEO experts will conduct an in-depth niche analysis of other industry leaders, covering every topic and sub-topic within your industry. From here, we will create a master database containing each page of your website and what is required to start moving the needle in an extremely granular way to reach your target market with organic traffic and related keywords. This process takes anywhere from 20 to 500+ hours!

4

Link Building Strategy

Whilst your granular page-level strategy is being devised, our team of in-house digital PR experts will crawl through your Google Search Console account to find the biggest opportunities for external links. We look for pages with high-quality content where links will move the needle in a big way, getting you the best possible ROI for your budget. Our team has the ability to deliver scalable off-page SEO strategies for your web pages from day 5!

5

Technical SEO Sprint

During the architectural firm niche analysis and early link-building stages, our technical SEO team will be in the background working their magic. We run benchmarks on all our clients' websites against a 100+ point checklist and action any anomalies we find. We also do a deep dive within Google Search Console, looking for query gaps, indexing issues, broken average position lines, and much, much more. This is a sprint that is repeated every single month.

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SEO Scale Up

The previous steps in our process for your architectural firm tend to take 1-3 months. By this point, you will begin to see movement in the SERPs and will have a good idea of how we work and operate with an architect website. All of the systems we have put in place for your architectural firm business to date are designed to scale up nicely. At this stage, it is a case of being aggressive with creating high-quality content and publishing it, as well as optimising older pieces of content, building links, and keeping on top of the website's technical SEO and related keywords.

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WHY CHOOSE A1 SEO

A1 SEO offers a great deal of industry experience. Our SEO experts are familiar with current best practices. In extremely competitive industries, A1 SEO has collaborated with some of the fastest-growing businesses in the globe. We are very skilled, meticulous in our planning, and diligent. This enables us to increase traffic and significantly affect the amount of money that flows through your architecture firms. Our expertise is increasing keyword rankings, traffic, leads, and money. Our methodical SEO techniques consistently produce quantifiable returns on investment.

MEET THE TEAM

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Aislinn Corbet

SEO Account Manager
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Aldin Merovci

Technical SEO Specialist
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Anima McBrown

Proofreader/Editor
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Aryan Magandia

SEO Linkbuilder
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Avegail Serote-Dayuja

SEO Content Assistant
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Bela Pechau

SEO Copywriter
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Brittany Anderson

SEO Copywriter
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Bronwyn Kruger

SEO Copywriter
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Caitlin de Villiers

SEO Copywriter
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Conlan Boniface

SEO Consultant
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Craig Rae

Digital PR Specialist
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Dean Crafford

Digital Marketing Specialist
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Erin Steenhoff

SEO Copywriter
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Gabrielle van Hinsbergen

SEO Copywriter
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Graham Grieve

SEO Consultant
Isha

Isha Ranchod

SEO Content Team Lead
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Jamie Conway

SEO Copywriter
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Jayson de Guzman

Outreach Lead
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Jelsey Sanchez

Outreach Specialist
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Jodie Lawrence

SEO Copywriter
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Julieto Buquia

Technical SEO Executive
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Karina Gondola

SEO Content assistant
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Mark Ian Domaldo

SEO Linkbuilder
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Maecie Camata

SEO Executive
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Milos Vasic

Technical SEO Executive
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Matthew Rolfe

SEO Account Executive
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Monique Oberholzer

SEO Copywriter
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Micha Ginos

SEO Content Assistant
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Mike Gil

Technical SEO Executive
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Nanette le Roux

SEO Copywriter
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Nicole Hing

Digital Marketing Specialist
Nikolaj Popovic - Senior Developer

Nikolaj Popovic

Senior Developer
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Petar Balovic

Technical SEO Specialist
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Poojsa Silal

SEO Copywriter
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Sanjay Khemlani

Junior Developer
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Sebastien du Toit

SEO Content Assistant
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Slobodan Lazic (Laza)

Technical SEO Manager
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Shannon Nattar

SEO Copywriter
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Simoné Visser

Proofreader/Editor
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Stephan Hansen

SEO Consultant
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Tali Rosen

Senior Outreach Copywriter
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Tayla Murray

SEO Copywriter
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Tep Jovellano

SEO Executive
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Tyhlor Talliard

Outreach Copywriter
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Vince Belak

Affiliate Marketing Executive
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Wesley Mould

SEO Consultant

SPEAK TO AN EXPERT

Hello there, I’m Graham Grieve, the principal SEO expert at A1 SEO. The SEO experts at A1 SEO solely offer SEO. That means every penny you spend will contribute directly to raising your site’s position in search results compared to other architecture firms. Websites in some of the most competitive niches have been ranked by A1 SEO. Our campaigns are open, and our SEO instruction is simple. Call me if you have any questions so we can improve the search engine positioning of your website.

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ADDRESS

A1 SEO
The Greenlaw Works
6 S Greenlaw Way
Newton Mearns
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW LONG DOES SEO TAKE TO WORK?

This depends on many factors, including your company's industry and primary keyword competition. SEO takes time, but it should yield results in 6–12 months. Results are traffic and lead or conversion increases. Any business investing in SEO should expect to see progress within this timeframe, even if you haven't reached your goal.

HOW DOES LINK BUILDING HELP SEO?

One strategy in search engine optimisation (SEO) is link building, which sends a message to search engines like Google that your website is an authoritative resource. This means that sites with more backlinks will likely rank higher, so SEO for architects is a valuable tool.

WHAT IS ON-PAGE OPTIMISATION IN SEO?

On-page optimisation, also known as on-page SEO, is the process of enhancing a website's search engine rankings through changes made on the page itself using keyword research, amongst others. Measures to enhance the meta description and title tags are examples of this.

WHAT DOES A SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION (SEO) SPECIALIST DO?

When a website is tested, analysed, and modified by an SEO specialist to be search engine friendly, it rises in the rankings on major search engines like Google and Bing.

In order to increase website traffic, lead volume, and brand awareness, an SEO expert will optimise each page of a website to ensure relevant search results and to create a positive user experience. In other words, an SEO Specialist is the same as any other marketer, whether they work in digital or traditional media, in that their ultimate goal is to increase revenue for the company by using techniques such as the inclusion of closely related keywords.

An SEO specialist can do wonders for a business by increasing its website's Google rankings through the use of keyword research and SEO tools like Google Analytics and Google Search Console. Some may also collaborate with other members of a marketing team to create new initiatives or improve the management of accounts on social media platforms in an effort to increase user engagement and website traffic.

WHAT SERVICES DOES A1 SEO OFFER?

A1 SEO offers scalable SEO services, focusing on link building, content optimisation, technical SEO, local SEO, SEO consulting, and SEO training.

DO YOU SPECIALISE IN ANY PARTICULAR SECTORS?

Simply put, no, we do not specialise in any sector. That being said, the majority of our business is in eCommerce SEO, where businesses are selling directly through a website. However, we have helped build dozens of high 6- and 7-figure lead generation businesses.

WHY DO I NEED A1 SEO WHEN I CAN HIRE A SPECIALIST IN-HOUSE?

At some point, it may be better to hire someone in-house, but in our experience, that only happens when your annual SEO costs are more than £70,000.

Using a third-party agency has a lot of benefits, like having a team of experts who are up-to-date on digital marketing and the latest trends and developments in search technology instead of just one person trying to keep up with everything. Also, one person in-house gets called into meetings, can call in sick, and needs at least a month off every year.

With A1 SEO, you get a group of people, not just one. You gain experience in many different fields, not just your own, and as we invest in training and development, you get better employees who bring more value to your business more often.

Not only do we take away the risk of hiring the wrong person, but we are also likely to be much cheaper than hiring someone in-house, and, most importantly, you can trust us as an agency. Trust, Loyalty, and Collaboration (TLC) are the core of how we do business, and the success of our customers is always our top priority.

WHY IS IT SO IMPORTANT FOR SEO TO HAVE A CONTENT STRATEGY?

Because people always have questions. They type them into search engines and hope to find what they are looking for. Only if the search engines can find the right answer can that happen. We help you come up with the best answers.

The best content strategies are those that focus on getting you seen in the searches that bring the best customers to your website. It's not about being popular or following the latest trend. Instead, it's about being relevant, easy to reach, and there when customers need you.

The good news is that we've been working on content strategies since long before they became trendy, so we know what it takes to get your website to rank.

DO YOU OFFER QUICK FIXES AND "BLACK HAT" SEO?

Never. When it comes to digital marketing, search engine optimisation, content creation, reputation management, and link building, we always use ethical and "white hat" methods. Quick fixes and fake boosts are just a waste of time, and we don't do them.

You can be "number one" for a keyword in a few weeks, but if it is a very popular keyword, the only way to do this is to trick the search engines. Some companies think this is a good solution, but the Search Engines always figure it out and punish the site. It's short-sighted and doesn't work, so we don't do it.

HOW MUCH DO YOU CHARGE FOR YOUR SERVICES?

Starting at £1,200+VAT per month, we offer a range of SEO services. We have a variety of packages that will work for most growing businesses, depending on their needs. Get a quote from us and a free consultation and review of your website by contacting us directly.

Who is A1 SEO owned by?

A1 SEO is an independent family-run business.  We are a limited company. Registration number is SC699214.

WHY SHOULD I WORK WITH AN SEO AGENCY LIKE A1 SEO INSTEAD OF AN AGENCY THAT DOES EVERYTHING?

There are a lot of agencies out there that say they offer "full service" and can do everything. From what we've seen, this is almost never the case. Most of the time, they will be good at some things, like paid advertising, but not so good at other things. They will say they can do all services, but they will outsource some of them without you knowing. We're different because we only offer SEO.

HOW LONG ARE YOUR CONTRACTS?

Monthly rolling with a 6-week cancellation policy. We don't tie you into 12 or even 6-month contracts – we are that confident in our abilities.