A1 SEO York

A1 SEO York is the SEO agency in York that consistently delivers results. We know how to apply our knowledge and expertise in SEO services to get the best possible results, 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. All of our SEO services are designed to help you develop your online visibility through effective, bespoke SEO strategies.


The Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) process involves improving a website’s technical setup, content relevancy, and link popularity in order for search engines to rank its pages higher.

Search engines promote the use of SEO tactics that aim to provide relevant content to improve user search experience and page ranking. This involves, among other things, 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.

  • 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 identify people in your market who are ready to buy or inquire. That is the strength of SEO. Search engine marketing, by definition, requires searchers to be familiar with your product or service. The opportunity to tap into this source of high-quality traffic is limitless.

SEO (search engine optimisation) places your brand and website in front of individuals looking for a business like yours at the exact moment 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 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

It is frequently stated that one of the most essential ranking factors—if not THE most important ranking factor—is the amount of sites linking to your website. At our SEO agency in York, 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, making connections is difficult. Allow A1 SEO York to manage your link building efforts; this is our specialty.

Our Links
Guest Posts
Links Audit
Custom Outreach

Local SEO

If you have a business in York, search engine optimisation can help you draw in clients by using local SEO to market to people in your local area who are seeking your products or services. Local SEO focuses on two sorts of searches: local searches and location keywords.

It is simple to rank a local website. A1 SEO York adheres to a technique that has been improved over the last ten years. There's no SEO dark magic here, just simple duties. This technique, when done correctly, will assist in enhancing your website's local citations, ranks in the local map pack, and 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

On-page SEO relates to the components of a page. Most of the time, you have direct influence over these factors, and they can be changed right away. 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 York has SEO Audits down to a science. We have done hundreds of website audits over the last five years and discovered the primary actionable sticking spots in each and every one of them.

Our SEO approach uses a variety of technologies to assess the overall status of your website's technical, on-page, and off-page (link building) features.

An audit from A1 SEO York is a great place to start if you want to know where your website stands with Google and get concrete suggestions 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 your website's search performance, but they may lack experience. With strategic leadership, your in-house staff may accomplish a lot, yet hiring an SEO professional is costly.

A1 SEO York understands that many huge corporations desire to develop the abilities of their personnel and exclusively 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

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

Sites that provide more relevant and useful information about themselves to Google 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.

Effective technical SEO is dependent on how fast A1 SEO in York can begin working on your website.

We have complete control over technical SEO. An SEO campaign for link building can produce instant effects. Google takes time to review the quality of your site, but you should see a rise in ranks 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 York manages SEO strategies for some of the UK's top digital marketing agencies. We understand that client hiring, onboarding, and account maintenance may be challenging. A1 SEO York's short-, medium-, and long-term choices 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 team of SEO consultants 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 and SEO campaigns, you will be able to take on additional clients without having to rush to employ. We are always accessible for phone conversations and face-to-face meetings with the final client or prospective client.

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




After you sign your contract, we'll start the onboarding procedure. The entire campaign begins with our onboarding procedure. We will then conduct technical, on-page, and off-page audits of your website. We will also design your own customised reporting dashboard so you can have total control over the effectiveness of your SEO plan. At this point, we also ask you to fill out a handful of forms to assist 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 will be ticking toward higher rankings. Our team will have spent a significant amount of time familiarising themselves with your industry at this point and will contact out to organise a deep dive call to go over our recommended plan and get input to help us adapt this approach further to achieve your SEO goals. We want all four customers to commit to ongoing regular catch-ups, ideally bi-weekly.


Niche Analysis

Our dedicated team of SEO professionals will undertake a thorough niche study, examining every topic and sub-topic within your sector, using the knowledge they've gathered during the onboarding process and our strategy call. 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 comprehensive page-level plan is being developed, our team of internal digital PR professionals will search through your Google Search Console account to identify the most promising prospects for external connections. We look 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 staff will be working in the background during the niche analysis and early link development stages. We review all of 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 much, much more. This is a sprint that takes place every month.


SEO Scale Up

It usually takes 1-3 months to complete the first stage of our procedure. By this time, you will start to notice changes in the SERPs and have a solid understanding of how we work. All of the systems we've put in place for your business so far are built to scale well. At this point, it is necessary to be aggressive in terms of publishing new and optimising previous website content, establishing links, and staying on top of the website's technical SEO.



A1 SEO York offers a wealth of experience. Our SEO experts are up to date on the latest best practices. A1 SEO York 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 send more traffic to your website and have a significant influence on the money pouring through your firm. Our SEO work is aimed at increasing keyword ranks, traffic, leads, and money and our process-based tactics consistently generate demonstrable ROI.



Aislinn Corbet

SEO Account Manager

Aldin Merovci

Technical SEO Specialist
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Anima McBrown

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Aryan Magandia

SEO Linkbuilder

Avegail Serote-Dayuja

SEO Content Assistant

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

Jamie Conway

SEO Copywriter

Jayson de Guzman

Outreach Lead

Jelsey Sanchez

Outreach Specialist

Jodie Lawrence

SEO Copywriter

Julieto Buquia

Technical SEO Executive

Karina Gondola

SEO Content assistant

Mark Ian Domaldo

SEO Linkbuilder
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Maecie Camata

SEO Executive

Milos Vasic

Technical SEO Executive

Matthew Rolfe

SEO Account Executive
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Monique Oberholzer

SEO Copywriter
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Micha Ginos

SEO Content Assistant

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

Poojsa Silal

SEO Copywriter

Sanjay Khemlani

Junior Developer

Sebastien du Toit

SEO Content Assistant

Slobodan Lazic (Laza)

Technical SEO Manager
Shannon Nattar

Shannon Nattar

SEO Copywriter

Simoné Visser

Stephan Hansen

Stephan Hansen

SEO Consultant

Tali Rosen

Senior Outreach Copywriter

Tayla Murray

SEO Copywriter

Tep Jovellano

SEO Executive

Tyhlor Talliard

Outreach Copywriter

Vince Belak

Affiliate Marketing Executive
Wesley Mould - SEO Consultant

Wesley Mould

SEO Consultant


Hi there, I’m Graham Grieve, the lead SEO consultant at A1 SEO York. A1 SEO York’s SEO professionals only provide SEO. That implies that your whole budget is dedicated to rating your website. A1 SEO York has a proven track record of ranking 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 your website’s visibility on the top search engine results pages.

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A1 SEO York
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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. SEO should provide returns within 6-12 months. The end result is an increase in traffic and leads or conversions. Any business 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 (SEO) method that signals to search engines like Google that your website is an authoritative resource. This implies that sites with more high-quality backlinks are more likely to rank higher.

What is on-page optimisation in SEO?

On-page optimisation, commonly known as on-page SEO, is the practice of improving a website's search engine rankings by making modifications to the page itself. Measures to improve the site structure, meta description and title tags are examples of this.

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

An SEO specialist will optimise each page of a website to ensure appropriate search results and a user friendly experience in order to enhance website traffic, lead volume, and brand exposure. In other words, an SEO Specialist, like any other marketer, works to boost income for the firm, whether they operate in digital or traditional media.

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

An SEO Specialist may do wonders for a company's Google rankings by utilising in depth keyword research, competitor analysis, and SEO tools such as Google Analytics to ensure that your website can rank higher and appear on the first page of Google and other major search engines. Some may also work with other members of a marketing team to develop new projects or improve social media account management in order to maximise user engagement and website traffic.

What services does A1 SEO York Offer?

Our SEO services in York specialise in link building, content optimisation, technical SEO, local SEO, SEO consultation, and SEO training.

Do you specialise in any particular sectors?

Simply put, we do not specialise in any sector. Having said that, the majority of our work is in e-Commerce SEO, where firms sell directly through a website. However, we have assisted in the development of dozens of high 6 and 7 figure lead generation firms.

Where is A1 SEO York based?

The main location of our York SEO agency is located at 82 Micklegate, York YO1 6LF.

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

In our experience, this only occurs when your annual SEO costs are over £70,000. At some point, it may be preferable to recruit someone internally.

There are several advantages to working with a third-party SEO agency, such as having a team of professionals who are knowledgeable about digital marketing and the most recent trends and advancements in search technology rather than relying solely on one person to stay on top of everything. In addition, when you have a single SEO specialist in-house, you'll have to account for meetings, sick days, and annual leave.

You get access to a bunch of experienced people when you partner with our A1 SEO agency in York, not just one. You gain experience in a variety of sectors other than your own, and as we invest in training and development, you get better personnel.

A1 SEO York provides a team of SEO consultants, not just one. You gain expertise in a variety of disciplines, not just your own, and as we invest in training and development, you get better personnel that add more value to your business more frequently.

We not only eliminate the risk of hiring the wrong individual, but we are also considerably less expensive than hiring someone in-house, and, most importantly, you can trust us as an SEO agency. Trust, Loyalty, and Collaboration (TLC) are at the heart of how we conduct business, and our clients' success is always our first priority.

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

People are continuously asking questions. They enter them into search engines in the hope of finding what they are looking for. That is only possible if the search engines can find the correct answer. We assist you in coming up with the best answers.

The most effective content strategies are ones that focus on getting you found in the searches that will bring your target audience to your website. It's not about being popular or keeping up with the latest fashion. Instead, it's about being relevant, accessible, and available when prospective customers need you.

The good news is that we've been working on content tactics and bespoke SEO strategies long before they were fashionable, so we know what it takes to get your website ranked and reach your target audience.

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 always utilise ethical and "white hat" strategies. We do not offer quick fixes or false booster as part of our SEO service because they are a waste of time.

You can get "number one" for a term in a matter of weeks, but if it is a highly competitive keyword, the only way to achieve this is to deceive the search engines. Some businesses believe this is a smart solution, but search engines usually catch on and penalise the site, therefore we don't utilise it. We believe it is short-sighted and ultimately ineffective.

How much do you charge for your services?

Starting at £1,200+ VAT per month, our SEO agency in York offers a range of cost-effective SEO services. We have a variety of packages that will work for most growing global and local businesses, depending on their needs. Get a quote on the SEO service we provide and a free review of your website by contacting our SEO agency in York directly.

Who is A1 SEO York owned by?

Our York SEO agency is an independent family-run business. A1 SEO York is a limited company and our registration number is SC699214.

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

There are numerous agencies that claim to provide "full service" and to be able to do it all. This is almost never the case, based on our observations. They are usually good at some things but not so good at others. They will claim to be able to provide all services, but will outsource some work to SEO agencies or other agencies without your knowledge. Our SEO company in York is unique in that we only provide SEO services.

How long are your contracts?

We provide monthly roling contract with a 6-week cancellation period. We are so confident in our SEO work that we do not lock you into 12- or even 6-month contracts.