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Minneapolis SEO Services

totally dedicated to getting you more visibility and leads

By creating useful content, earning more links to your website from around the web, and making technical website changes we double or triple your traffic from search engines. Don’t miss out and lose sales opportunities. Ready for more business? Partner with Minneapolis SEO Experts focused on increasing your revenue.

  • Target your pages with keyword research
  • Spy on your competitors and beat them in search
  • Get more leads, and monthly reporting
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Technical edits & onsite SEO

We use competitive analysis and keyword research to find the phrases to target your website at, and ongoing improvements to the structure of your website to attract more organic traffic from Google search results.


Content strategy

Based on our keyword research, we create a content calendar and then systematically write and post blog posts, deep guides and landing pages – all while reporting back to you on our monthly activity and our progress rankings and traffic.


Link Building

Links to your website from around the web matter, and we know how to get more of the ones that matter. We can get articles placed on other websites linking back to you and numerous other strategies. We'd love to help you rank.

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“Great improvement of our traffic”

"Awesome - we are seeing great improvement in our traffic and engagement. It's a pleasure working with Tim he is such a gifted guru of seo and digital marketing."

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Minneapolis SEO
Average Rating: 5
Votes: 22
Reviews: 22

“300% increase in sales by online traffic”

“In 6 short months we have seen a 300% increase in sales by online traffic, a greater return than we had ever imagined. Our product keywords are up over 350% and our website can easily be found on top of any major search engine.”

Have Minneapolis SEO Experts turn your website into a traffic magnet

If you’re running a small business, or are a marketing director who hasn’t been studying driving search traffic for 6+ years (as I have), than you need a partner who can navigate the choppy seas of Google algorithm changes.

Don’t leave your SEO to some lone wolf SEO Consultant, or another Minneapolis SEO Company who delegates the work to a sea of faces (none of whom is incentivized properly to get SERIOUS results for your company.)

Our team is small – but our resolve to create massive R.O.I. for our clients is high – get started today.

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Minneapolis SEO Services that are focused on increasing your revenue.

Before Hook Agency started offering Minneapolis SEO Services, our business was solely based on making quality websites. After making some technical changes on the site, building out some in-depth resources, and ‘guest posting’ on other websites to get links back to our site – our leads went from 1 a week to 1 a day. That’s when we knew we had to share this knowledge and do this for other people’s sites too.

We love helping clients get more traffic and leads – and as Minneapolis SEO Consultants our main goal is to create an amazing relationship with our clients, based on customer service and results. Let us know if we can help you drive traffic to your site, we’d love to help.

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Questions and Answers about Minneapolis SEO Services

SEO means Search Engine Optimization – and refers to the process of creating and modifying a website so that it gets more traffic from Google and other search engines. SEO used to be simple and you could just write your keyword over and over again, but has become more complex over the years. Read more on the History of SEO.

SEO works by modifying elements on a website like the meta title and meta description of a page to ‘optimize’ it to get the most possible traffic. ‘Keyword targeting’ can determine which words you should be aiming for, and getting links from other high authority sites and creating relevant content on your web page and via articles on your site can shift your website up in search rankings over time. For more check out Moz's Beginner Guide to SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Any way of getting more customers to be aware of your company is important – particularly when they are looking for a product or service like yours. That is why search engine traffic is ideal. You can pay for ads at the top of search engine results and in various places on the web, but only 18% of clicks in search engines go to these ads because many customers are savvy enough to skip them. They trust in the algorithm of Google to serve the best results towards the top of the ‘organic’ results, or the other results besides the ads – your job (or a professional SEO experts’ job) is to make sure your website is seen as the best result. The top 3 results for any one term get the lion’s share of the clicks, and the first page is generally the cutoff point for any meaningful traffic for most terms besides high volume ones.

SEO helps businesses by allowing them to attract more customers to their website and if it's done right – attract them in a way that they also become customers. This is why I pair SEO with 'Conversion Rate Optimization' so that any site I'm doing SEO on also gets improvements in design and development that are intended to make it easy for people to become customers of your business. You don't want to just attract people to your site, you want them to take the next steps towards becoming a customer. Your website needs to be compelling and be set up for maximum conversions so that you can get the most out of SEO services.

It will take anywhere from 1 month to 3 months to start seeing some shift, and likely 6-8 months to start seeing significant ROI from Search Engine Optimization work. That being said, if you don’t start seeing some shift in traffic (either month over month or year over year for seasonal businesses) then in most cases you should be very forward with your SEO provider and seek a clear explanation.

SEO is not hard. It does, however take time – it involves technical tweaks on your website, competitive analysis/content strategy, and building links from around the web.

So most people don’t have the time to get up to speed on all of the shifting trends, the technical aspects, and make sure their website is running perfectly for SEO like a finely tuned machine.

If you have an agency or team doing SEO + something else

When I say 1 to 3 months for some initial returns, or 6-8 months for significant ROI – I mean that much time concerted SEO effort, not SEO effort watered down with a redesign or an SEO + PPC agency trying to do both. Not that they can’t do that, but the time/effort/money spent would have to be double.

So my suggestion is to have a team totally dedicated to your SEO efforts, and if you want PPC done make sure that budget is entirely separate from your Search Engine Optimization work.

Honestly, I wouldn’t suggest moving so quickly that you risk some type of penalty. Particularly with backlinking, if your ‘velocity’ or the time passing and frequency of links procured rises too fast – it will look fishy and unnatural.

Be smart about how quick you try to force this work.

Slow is smooth.

Smooth is fast.

So when you or your Minneapolis SEO Agency creates content – make it significant and targeted, not worrying about the speed that it comes out, because 100 posts on your blog won’t create significant traffic, but that one that was super-targeted and useful will.

When you or your SEO Company creates links – make them hefty and serious. They should actually be almost a pain to get, whether through outreach, guest posting, or by deliberating with someone in your network to include a link back to your site. These things, when worth something for real will either take… money, time, or effort. If they don’t, they aren’t worth it.

85% of people searching on Google are clicking on the organic search results, according to Search Engine Watch.

If savvy customers are skipping the paid ads – you may want to as well. It really depends on the industry. Paid ads have a little thing next to it that says ad, and are shown above and below the 'organic' search results.

Many businesses opt to do paid ads and search engine optimization.

1. You can de-index any types of content that have less than 100 words. This might be the #1 suggestion for most businesses that have not done any SEO. For WordPress websites you can use the Yoast SEO plugin for this.

2. You can find terms that are driving traffic to your competitors with a tool like Ahrefs, or SEMRush and create similar but more in-depth and quality content for the same terms. Consider the intent of the searcher and create epic content that will service that intent while at the same time selling them your products or services with a lead generation form or listing of products.

3. You can reach out to higher trafficked websites that people in your prime demographic are reading, and ask if you can write a blog post for them. Create a quality piece of valuable content and use your bio at the bottom of the post to create a compelling picture of the products or services you offer and link to your website. Earning links from high domain authority sites (determine this with a tool like Mozbar) is the #1 thing you can do to drive visibility of your site up.

Recent Top Minneapolis SEO News & Events

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Nick Leroy of Minneapolis SEO Company Ovative Honored

May 16, 2018

Search Engine Roundtable recently took to their blog to honor local SEO Minneapolis consultant Nick Leroy. Nick writes for Search Engine Journal and Moz, and says his favorite thing about the search community is “its willingness to test and share results with one another.”

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Robo-call

Google Sues Spammy SEO Services Companies

May 24, 2018

5 Companies including Point Break Media, who robocall small businesses and say that they are going to remove your Google listing on Google maps, are finally getting called on their B.S. Google announced they are suing several of them + have made a tool to report them.

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Mnsearch 5 years

MNSearch Holds their 5th Annual MnSearch Summit

June 22, 2018

Local search marketing organization is in their 5th year, and is excited to be holding their biggest and best SEO event yet. With speakers from Oli Gardner of Unbounce and Wil Reynolds of Seer Interactive, it’s sure to be dense with value.

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Search Engine Roundtable recently took to their blog to honor local SEO Minneapolis consultant Nick Leroy. Nick writes for Search Engine Journal and Moz, and says his favorite thing about the search community is “its willingness to test and share results with one another.”

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