A1 SEO Derby

A1 SEO Derby is a reliable SEO agency that knows how to get significant results that help clients to start ranking higher. From getting new eCommerce websites up to £200K in weekly sales in less than 6 months to delivering a £1.5m boost in leads for financial organisations, our SEO marketing strategy tactics are designed to help you develop.


SEO stands for Search Engine Optimisation and is the practice of improving a website’s technical setup, content relevancy, and link authority in order for search engines to rank its pages higher.

Our dedicated SEO services help search engines provide the right content to improve the user’s organic search engine results. This involves, an SEO audit, employing relevant keywords in titles, meta descriptions, and headings (H1), descriptive URLs with keywords rather than strings of numbers, and schema markup to specify the page’s content, and boost organic traffic.

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


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Imagine being able to reach your target audience at a point in the buying cycle when they are ready to buy or inquire. That is the strength of SEO efforts. Search engine marketing, by definition, requires searchers to be familiar with your product/service. The opportunity to tap into this source of high-quality traffic is limitless.

Search engine optimisation places your brand and website in front of individuals looking for businesses like yours at the exact moment that they are most likely to convert.


  • Rank at the top of Google and other search engines
  • Make your website more visible online
  • Generate more leads, sales and traffic through your website
  • Build trust with potential customers
  • Tap into a highly motivated segment of your market
  • Control a significant part customer buying journey
  • Target customers outwith your geographical area


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



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


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

Monster Insight


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


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Mark Simpson


“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


“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


“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.”


Outreach & Linkbuilding

The number of domains linking to your website is frequently recognized as one of (if not THE) most critical ranking criteria. At A1 SEO Derby, we've built a large network of respectable websites with whom we may establish links.

If your competitors have a high search engine rating, they will be building links on a large scale. However, building links is difficult. Allow A1 SEO Derby to manage your link building efforts; this is our specialty.

Our Links
Guest Posts
Links Audit
Custom Outreach

Local SEO

Local SEO allows you to attract people who are seeking products and services in your area. Local SEO focuses on two sorts of searches: local searches and location keywords.

A1 SEO Derby adheres to our own process that's been carefully crafted, followed, and improved over the last ten years. There's no SEO dark magic here, just simple duties. As an experienced SEO agency, we know that this technique enhances your website's ranks in the local map pack and on location-based keywords.

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

On-Page SEO

The elements of a page are referred to as on-page SEO. In most situations, you have direct control over these aspects and may change them at any time.
Giving on-page SEO the attention it deserves helps Google assign relevance to your pages and correlates your content with keywords that visitors search for on Google.

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

SEO Audits

A1 SEO Derby knows SEO Audits inside and out. We have evaluated hundreds of websites over the last 5 years and discovered the primary actionable sticking spots in each and every one of them.

Our SEO company uses a variety of technologies to assess the status of your website's technical, on-page, and off-page/link-building tactics to get results.

An audit from A1 SEO Derby is a great place to start to know where your website stands with Google and get actionable suggestions on how to improve your web page rankings.

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

SEO Consulting & Training

Your team has the ability to increase the search performance of your website but lacks the skills to do so. With strategic leadership, your in-house staff may accomplish a lot, yet hiring an SEO professional is costly.

A1 SEO Derby understands that many huge corporations desire to develop the abilities of their personnel and solely hire outside businesses for strategic planning. Some of the world's largest in-house marketing teams, including FMCG, B2B, and B2C teams, have been educated by us.

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

Technical SEO

Technical SEO is the process of optimising a website for search engines by using effective SEO strategies and high-quality links. 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 about themselves to Google search results rank better. It's the equivalent of assigning a 10,000-word Spanish dissertation to your English-speaking professor. Good material is meaningless unless the examiner can read it.

We have a proven track record with Technical SEO and always have complete control over it. Technical SEO is dependent on how fast A1 SEO Derby can begin working on your website.

Campaigns for link building produce instant effects. Google takes time to review the quality of your site, but you should see a rise in ranks and traffic to your website after the job is completed.

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

White Label SEO

A1 SEO Derby manages SEO strategy for some of the UK's top digital marketing agencies. We understand that client hiring, onboarding, and account maintenance may be challenging. A1 SEO Derby's short, medium, and long-term choices can relieve new client strain.

Our white label SEO services are focused on link building. Most agencies lack the necessary time and experience. For agencies without their own SEO team or those experiencing personnel changes, we offer technical SEO, on-page SEO, keyword research, and reporting.

If you can outsource a big portion of your SEO strategy, you can take on additional clients without having to rush to employ them. We're always accessible for phone calls and in-person meetings with final clients or prospects.

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




After your contract is signed, the entire campaign begins with our onboarding process. We then conduct technical, on-page, and off-page audits of your website. We also design your customized reporting dashboard so you can have total control over the effectiveness of your SEO plan. At this point, you're asked to fill out a handful of forms to assist our internal teams in developing a plan.


Strategy Call

Following the onboarding step, you'll already have deliverables under your account, and the clock starts ticking towards higher rankings. Our team spends a significant amount of time familiarising themselves with your industry. Once we're confident, we'll book a deep dive call with your team to go over our SEO research and recommend SEO campaigns that can be implemented alongside your current digital marketing services. Through constant communication with your SEO experts, we stay on top of ranking factors and other relevant search results to meet your objectives. Therefore, we recommend all customers commit to ongoing regular catch-ups, ideally bi-weekly.


Niche Analysis

Now we're cooking with gas! With the insights gathered through the onboarding process and our strategy call, our team of SEO specialists undertake an in-depth niche study, examining every topic and sub-topic within your sector. From there, we develop a master database comprising each page of your website and what is necessary to begin pushing the needle towards more traffic. This procedure might take anywhere between 20 and 500 hours.


Link Building Strategy

While your comprehensive page-level strategy is being developed, our team of in-house digital PR professionals crawl through your Google Search Console account to identify the most promising external link prospects. We hunt for pages where links make a significant difference, giving you the best ROI for your money. Our team can create scalable off-page SEO methods as early as day 5!


Technical SEO Sprint

Our technical SEO staff are hard at work in the background during the niche research and early link development stages. We review your clients' websites through a 100-point checklist and take action on any irregularities we notice. We also do a thorough examination of Google Search Console, checking for query gaps, indexing difficulties, broken average position lines, and more. This is a sprint that takes place every month.


SEO Scale Up

Our prior stages often take 1-3 months. By this time, you should be seeing movement in your organic traffic, and search queries and have a stronger understanding of how we work and operate. All of the solutions we've implemented for your company so far are built to scale. At this point, it's necessary to be aggressive in terms of publishing new content, optimising existing content, establishing links, and staying on top of the website's technical SEO.



A1 SEO Derby offers a wealth of experience. Our search engine optimisation services are run by our in-house experts that are up to date on the latest best practices. A1 SEO Derby has worked with some of the world’s most rapidly developing businesses in highly competitive industries. We diligently prepare, work hard, and possess industry-leading experience. This allows us to increase traffic through search results, thereby having a significant influence on the money pouring through your firm. We specialise in increasing keyword ranks, traffic, leads, and money. Unlike other SEO agencies, our process-based SEO tactics consistently generate demonstrable ROI, such as high-ranking organic search results that generate leads.



Aislinn Corbet

SEO Account Manager

Aldin Merovci

Technical SEO Specialist
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Anima McBrown


Bela Pechau

SEO Copywriter

Brittany Anderson

SEO Copywriter

Bronwyn Kruger

SEO Copywriter

Caitlin de Villiers

SEO Copywriter

Conlan Boniface

SEO Consultant

Craig Rae

Digital PR Specialist

Dean Crafford

Digital Marketing Specialist

Erin Steenhoff

SEO Copywriter

Gabrielle van Hinsbergen

SEO Copywriter

Graham Grieve

SEO Consultant

Isha Ranchod

SEO Content Team Lead

Jayson de Guzman

Outreach Lead

Jelsey Sanchez

Outreach Specialist

Jodie Lawrence

SEO Copywriter

Karina Gondola

SEO Content assistant
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Maecie Camata

SEO Executive

Matthew Rolfe

SEO Account Executive
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Monique Oberholzer

SEO Copywriter

Mike Gil

Technical SEO Executive

Nanette le Roux

SEO Copywriter
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Nicole Hing

Digital Marketing Specialist
Nikolaj Popovic - Senior Developer

Nikolaj Popovic

Senior Developer

Petar Balovic

Technical SEO Specialist

Pooja Silal

SEO Copywriter

Sanjay Khemlani

Junior Developer

Sebastien du Toit

SEO Content Assistant

Slobodan Lazic (Laza)

Technical SEO Manager

Simoné Visser

Stephan Hansen

Stephan Hansen

SEO Consultant

Tali Rosen

Senior Outreach Copywriter

Tayla Murray

SEO Copywriter

Tyhlor Talliard

Outreach Copywriter

Vince Belak

Affiliate Marketing Executive
Wesley Mould - SEO Consultant

Wesley Mould

SEO Consultant


Hi there! I’m Graham Grieve, a leading SEO consultant at A1 SEO Derby. A1 SEO Derby’s SEO professionals solely offer SEO. That implies that your whole budget is dedicated to rating your website. A1 SEO Derby has rated websites in highly competitive niches. Our efforts are clear, and our SEO training is easy to understand. If you have any queries, please contact me so that we can improve the visibility of your website in search engines.

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A1 SEO Derby
The Old Courthouse
18-22 Peter’s Churchyard
0133 231 3355


How long does SEO take to work?

This is determined by a variety of criteria, including your company's industry and keyword competitiveness. SEO requires time. Generally, you can expect returns within 6-12 months. Your SEO campaign can increase traffic and leads or conversions. Any company investing in SEO can expect to see results within this timeframe, even if they haven't met their target.

How does link building help SEO?

Link building is a search engine optimisation method that aims to signal to search engines like Google that your website is an authoritative resource. This implies that sites with more backlinks are more likely to rank higher.

What is on-page optimisation in SEO?

On-page optimisation, or on-page SEO, is the practice of improving a website's search engine rankings by making modifications to the page itself. Improvements to the meta description and title tags are instances of this.

What does a Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) specialist do?

When a website is inspected, analysed, and updated to be search engine friendly by an SEO professional, it increases in the ranks on major search engines such as Google or Bing to drive more traffic to your website.


An SEO company optimizes each page of a website to ensure appropriate search results and a great user experience in order to improve your online visibility. In other words, an SEO Specialist, like any other marketer, works to boost income for the company, whether they operate in digital or traditional media.


An SEO Specialist may do wonders for a company's search engine results pages and can help find potential customers. By utilizing keyword research and SEO tools such as Google Analytics we boost your web pages and overall business optimisation. We can also work with members of your marketing team to develop a new SEO project or improve Google ads or social media account management to increase user engagement and website traffic.

What services does A1 SEO Derby Offer?

To put it simply, we do not specialise in any specific sector. The majority of our work is in eCommerce SEO, where firms sell directly through a website. However, we've assisted in the development of dozens of high 6 and 7-figure lead-generating firms.

Do you specialise in any particular sectors?

To put it simply, we do not specialise in any specific sector. Having said that, the majority of our work is in eCommerce SEO, where firms sell directly through a website. However, we have assisted in the development of dozens of high 6 and 7 figure lead generating firms.

Where is A1 SEO Derby based?

Our main office in Derby is The Old Courthouse, 18-22 St Peter's Churchyard, Derby DE1 1NN

Why do I need A1 SEO Derby when I can hire a specialist in-house?

We understand that it might be preferable to hire someone inside, but as a national SEO agency, we know that this only occurs when your yearly SEO expenditures exceed £70,000. Using a third-party agency provides several advantages. Most notably, you'll have access to a team of experts who can address various aspects – like SEO auditing and responsive web design – rather than a single person trying to do it all.


Using the services of SEO companies like us is an excellent next step if you've already got your web development and web design sorted – all that's left is to get you ranking. We help identify the best ranking factors for your industry and use SEO best practices to assist with conversion rate optimisation.


Trust, Loyalty, and Collaboration (TLC) are at the heart of how we conduct business, and your success is always our first concern.

Why is it so important for SEO to have a content strategy?

People are continuously asking questions. They enter them into search engines and expect to find what they are looking for on the first page. That is only possible if the search engines can locate the correct answer. We assist you in coming up with optimised replies that benefit your overall marketing strategy.


The best content strategies are those that focus on what your potential customers search for. In the online world, it's not about being popular or following the latest trend, but rather about being relevant, easy to reach, and there when customers need you.


The good news is that we've been using SEO strategy with content tactics long before they were fashionable, so we know what it takes to get your website ranked in line with the Google algorithm.

Do you offer quick fixes and "black hat" SEO?

Never. When it comes to digital marketing, search engine optimisation, content development, reputation management, and link building, we utilize ethical and "white hat" tactics to boost your search engine ranking. We don't provide quick fixes or false boosters – they're a waste of time.


You may get "number one" for your search results in a matter of weeks, but if it's a highly competitive keyword, the only way to do this is to deceive the Search Engines. Some businesses believe this is a smart solution, but the algorithm catches on and penalises the site. Therefore, we don't do that because it is short-sighted and ineffective – and our SEO work and results speak for themselves.


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

Who is A1 SEO Derby owned by?

A1 SEO Derby is an independent family-run, local business of SEO experts. We are a limited company. Registration number is SC699214.

Why should I work with an SEO agency like A1 SEO Derby instead of an agency that does everything?

There are several SEO companies that claim to provide a "full service" and to be able to do it all. According to our observations, this is nearly never the case. They'll be good at certain things but not so good at others. They claim to provide all services, but they often outsource part of the technical aspects without your knowledge. We are unique in that we exclusively provide SEO services.

How long are your contracts?

Our professional SEO services are offered monthly with a 6-week cancellation policy. We don't hold you down to 12-month or even 6-month contracts since we are so confident in our talents.