A1 SEO Sunderland

A1 SEO Sunderland is the SEO company that delivers results. 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 and increase your online presence to bring in more potential customers and revenue.


SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is the process of optimising a website’s technical configuration, content relevancy, and link popularity in order for search engines to rank its pages higher.

Search engines promote SEO tactics that raise page ranking and user search experience by offering pertinent information. This involves, among other SEO best practices, the use of pertinent keywords in page titles, meta descriptions, and headlines (H1). This also includes the use of 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


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Imagine being able to locate clients who are in your market and are at a point in the buying cycle when they are prepared to make a purchase or enquire. That is the power of SEO. Search engine marketing is inherently predicated on users having prior knowledge of your goods or services. The potential for utilising this high-quality traffic source is limitless.

When customers are searching for companies like yours, SEO (search engine optimisation) puts your brand and website in front of them at the precise time 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 of the customer buying journey
  • Target customers within 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 high-quality domains linking to your website is often cited as one of (if not THE) most important ranking factors. A1 SEO Sunderland has built up a sizable network of trustworthy websites that we may reach out to for link building.

If your competitors are ranking highly on search engines, they will be building links on a large scale. However, making connections takes effort. Give your link-building efforts to A1 SEO Sunderland; this is our area of expertise.

Our Links
Guest Posts
Links Audit
Custom Outreach

Local SEO

Using local SEO, you may attract customers who are looking for goods and services in your neighbourhood or area. Local searches and location-specific keywords are the two search types that local SEO focuses on.

Ranking local businesses in Sunderland or anywhere else is easy. At A1 SEO Sunderland, we follow a procedure that has been enhanced over the past ten years. Here, there is no SEO black magic, only straightforward tasks. When used effectively, Local SEO will raise your website's rankings for area-specific search phrases and in the local map pack.

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

On-Page SEO

On-page SEO is used to describe a page's elements. 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 queries and terms.

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

SEO Audits

We at A1 SEO Sunderland have SEO Audits down to a TEE. We have audited hundreds of websites over the past five years and have determined the key, actionable sticking spots in each and every one of them.

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

An audit from A1 SEO Sunderland is the ideal place to start if you want to know where your website stands with Google and get practical recommendations on how to improve its search engine rankings.

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

SEO Consulting & Training

Your team can increase the search performance of your website, but they may lack expertise. Strategic guidance can help your in-house team accomplish a lot, yet hiring an SEO expert is costly.

Our Sunderland SEO agency is aware that many big businesses seek to develop the abilities of their workforce and rely only on outside companies for strategic planning. Some of the biggest in-house marketing teams in the world, 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

The cornerstone for scaling link-building and content marketing is technical SEO (including on-page SEO). Technical SEO evaluates a website for search engines. It is important to create a Google-friendly website.

Sites that provide more relevant and valuable information to Google are ranked higher. It's like handing your English-speaking professor 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 Sunderland can begin work on your website will determine the effectiveness of technical SEO.

With technical SEO, we have total control, and 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
Mobile Responsiveness
Content Duplication
Structured Data
Status Codes
URL Paths
International Setups (hreflang)
WWW Resolve
Plus Over 100+ Checks

White Label SEO

A1 SEO Sunderland manages the search engine optimisation strategies for some of the UK's top digital marketing agencies. We are aware that hiring, onboarding, and account maintenance for clients can be challenging. The short-, medium-, and long-term alternatives from our SEO company help ease new client strain.

Link building is the main focus of our white-label SEO. Most agencies lack the time and knowledge necessary to do it. For agencies without their own SEO team or those going through personnel changes, we offer technical SEO, on-page SEO, keyword research, and reporting.

If you can outsource a significant portion of your SEO approach, you can take on more clients without having to rush to hire more staff. In-person meetings and phone calls with the end client or agency are always welcome.

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




Once your contract is signed, we start our onboarding process. We begin by conducting technical, on-page, and off-page audits of your website. From there, we send a customised reporting dashboard so you can have total control over the effectiveness of your SEO plan. At this point, we'll send several forms that are used by our internal teams in developing a plan.


Strategy Call

Following the onboarding stage, you will already have deliverables assigned to your account, and the clock starts ticking toward higher rankings. Our team spends a significant amount of time familiarising themselves with your industry. Once we're confident, we'll arrange a call to go over our recommended plan and get your input to tailor your SEO campaign to your business goals. We recommend committing to ongoing regular catch-ups with us, ideally bi-weekly.


Niche Analysis

Now we're cooking with gas! With the information gathered from your onboarding and strategy call, our team of SEO experts undertake an in-depth niche analysis of your industry. From there, we'll build a master database with each page of your website and everything else needed to start pushing the needle in a very specific way. This procedure might take anywhere between 20 and 500 hours!


Link Building Strategy

While your granular page-level approach is being developed, our in-house digital PR professionals crawl your Google Search Console account to identify the best external link opportunities. We search for pages where links will 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 five!


Technical SEO Sprint

Our technical SEO team will be doing their magic in the background during the niche analysis and early link development phases. We compare all our clients' websites to a 100+ point checklist and take corrective action should we uncover any irregularities. In addition, we thoroughly examine Google Search Console, searching for query gaps, indexing problems, broken average position lines, and a ton more. Every month, this sprint is repeated.


SEO Scale Up

The previous steps in our process usually take 1-3 months. You will have a firm grasp of how we work by this point and will have started to notice changes in the SERPs. All of the current solutions we have in place for your business are designed to expand effortlessly. Now is the time to be aggressive with adding new content, improving the current ones, building links, and keeping an eye on the technical SEO of your website.



A1 SEO Sunderland has a proven track record and a wealth of experience. Our SEO experts are familiar with current best practices. Some of the world’s fastest-growing businesses in fiercely competitive industries have worked with A1 SEO Sunderland. 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 company. Our expertise is increasing keyword rankings, traffic, leads, and money. Our methodical SEO techniques consistently produce quantifiable returns on investment.



Aislinn Corbet

SEO Account Manager

Angel Ivy Bacasmas

Outreach Specialist
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Anima McBrown


Brittany Anderson

SEO Copywriter

Bronwyn Kruger

SEO Copywriter

Erin Steenhoff

SEO Copywriter

Graham Grieve

SEO Consultant

Isha Ranchod

SEO Content Team Lead

Jana Stevens

SEO Copywriter

Jayson de Guzman

Outreach Lead

Jodie Lawrence

SEO Copywriter

Karina Gondola

SEO Content assistant
Meet the Team - Placeholder

Maecie Camata

SEO Executive

Matthew Rolfe

SEO Account Executive

Mike Gil

Technical SEO Executive
Nikolaj Popovic - Senior Developer

Nikolaj Popovic

Senior Developer

Pooja Silal

SEO Copywriter

Sebastien du Toit

SEO Content Assistant

Slobodan Lazic (Laza)

Technical SEO Manager

Simoné Visser


Tali Rosen

Senior Outreach Copywriter

Tyhlor Talliard

Outreach Copywriter


Hi there, I’m Graham Grieve, the lead SEO expert at A1 SEO Sunderland. The SEO specialists at A1 SEO Sunderland exclusively offer SEO. This means that 100% of your budget is dedicated to ranking your website. Websites from companies who have used A1 SEO Sunderland’s services have achieved rankings in some of the most aggressive markets. 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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A1 SEO Sunderland
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0191 574 0528


How long does SEO take to work?

This is dependent on a variety of factors, including your company's industry and keyword competitiveness. SEO is a long-term investment and requires time, but you should generally see returns within 6-12 months. The end result is more leads or conversions.

Any company investing in Sunderland SEO services can expect to see results within this timeframe, even if they haven't met their target. Let our SEO work speak for itself.

How does link building help SEO?

Building links is an SEO strategy that aims to signal to search engines like Google that your website is a trustworthy source. This suggests that sites with more high-quality backlinks will likely rank higher.

Our Sunderland SEO company has established a reputable and vast network of businesses to create authoritative links with.

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. Measures to enhance the meta descriptions and title tags are examples of this.

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

An SEO specialist optimises each page of a website to ensure appropriate search results. They aim to improve site structure and user experience in order to enhance organic traffic, lead volume, and brand exposure. In other words, an SEO Specialist's primary objective is to raise the company's revenue, just like any other marketer, whether they use traditional or digital media.

A business website moves up in the ranks of significant search engines like Google and Bing when it is examined, tested, and updated by an SEO consultant to be search engine friendly.

By using keyword research and search engine optimisation tools like Google Analytics, a dedicated team of SEO experts can work wonders for businesses in Sunderland by improving the website's Google ranks. To boost user engagement and website traffic, some may also work with other members of a marketing team to develop new programs or enhance the administration of social media accounts.

What services does A1 SEO Sunderland Offer?

A1 SEO Sunderland offers scalable SEO strategies and services, with an emphasis on link development, content optimisation, technical SEO, local SEO, SEO consultancy, and SEO training.

Our SEO professionals are well-equipped and highly experienced. We have a proven track record in helping a number of clients' websites get to the top of the search results.

Do you specialise in any particular sectors?

Simply said, we do not specialise in any particular sector. However, the majority of our business is in eCommerce SEO, where companies conduct direct online sales. However, we've assisted in the development of numerous high 6- and 7-figure lead generation enterprises and small local businesses to help improve their website's visibility.

Let our SEO work and results speak for themselves.

Where is A1 SEO Sunderland based?

Our main office in Sunderland is at 1 Tavistock Place, Hendon, Sunderland SR1 1PB

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

It may be wiser to recruit someone in-house at some time, but in our experience, it's only necessary when your yearly SEO expenditures exceed £70,000.

Using the services of third-party SEO agencies provides several advantages. You'll have access to a team of professionals who are up to speed on digital marketing and the latest SEO trends and advances in search technology. Having a single in-house SEO expert means you'll have to account for leave and sick days or meetings, which may render them unavailable at crucial times.

With our Sunderland SEO agency, you have access to a team of SEO specialists, not just one. You get access to expertise in a variety of disciplines, not just your own. In addition, we invest in training and development of your team so that you can get better personnel who frequently add more value to your company.

We not only eliminate the chance of employing the incorrect individual, but we are also far more cost-effective than recruiting someone internally. Most significantly, you can rely on us as an SEO agency. Trust, Loyalty, and Collaboration (TLC) are at the heart of what we do, and the success of our clients is always our first concern.

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

People are continually asking questions online. They enter them into search engines in the hope of finding what they are looking for. This only happens if search engines can locate the correct answer. We assist by helping you create the finest replies through high-quality content that will help you rank for relevant search queries. This will help you reach your target audience and increase your brand visibility online.

As one of the leading SEO companies in Sunderland, we know how to build brand awareness. We do strategic keyword research and identify content opportunities that are most likely to get you found in the search results. This will attract the most qualified and relevant visitors to your website. Being popular is not important here; it's better to be accessible, relevant, and available when internet users need you.

Our SEO agency has been developing content strategies since before they were fashionable, so we know what it takes to raise your website's search engine rankings.

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

Never. We always use ethical and "white hat" strategies when it comes to digital marketing, search engine optimization, content development, reputation management, and link building. We avoid doing quick repairs because they are a waste of time.

If a keyword is really popular, the only way to rank "number one" for it in a matter of weeks is to fool the search engines. Some businesses consider this to be a good solution, but we don't utilise it because the search engines always figure it out and penalise the site. We avoid quick fixes because it is ineffective and shortsighted.

Our focus is on developing an effective long-term SEO strategy that aligns with search engine guidelines and your business goals.

How much do you charge for your services?

Starting at £1,200+VAT per month, we offer a range of SEO services, including local SEO, Google Analytics analysis, site audits, website content creation, custom SEO strategy, and keyword research. We have a variety of packages that will work for most growing Sunderland 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 Sunderland owned by?

A1 SEO Sunderland is an independent family-run business. We are a limited company, and our registration number is SC699214.

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

There are many marketing agencies out there that claim to provide "full service" and are capable of handling anything. This is nearly never the case, based on what we have observed. They will typically excel at some things but underperform in other areas, like SEO. In these cases, they'll often outsource to other SEO companies without your knowledge. We stand out since we exclusively provide SEO services.

How long are your contracts?

There are many marketing agencies out there that claim to provide "full service" and are capable of handling anything. This is nearly never the case, based on what we have observed. They will typically excel at some things but underperform in other areas, like SEO. In these cases, they'll often outsource to other SEO companies without your knowledge. We stand out since we exclusively provide SEO services.