Why Work With the Sarasota SEO Experts at Black Fin?

Because we get results.

Sarasota, FL City SkylineHere at Black Fin, we are focused on a superior ROI. How many times have you heard of a company investing thousands of dollars in SEO services, and seeing little to no return? Maybe you’re even one of them.

We are passionate about helping the businesses we work with reach their goals and conquer their target markets. After being in business for over 10 years, we know the SEO and digital marketing tactics and strategies that are as powerful as they are ethical.

You Want To Work With The Team That’s Achieved 100’s Of First Rankings

There is an army of SEO “specialists” out there. If you do some research, turns out it doesn’t take much to call yourself a guru. The majority of these “gurus” or “experts” are merely self proclaimed. And just like their claim to be great, their results are often empty.

We’re different. Our team at Black Fin is composed of actual SEO experts, with over 60 years of combined experience. We’ve accrued millions of dollars for our clients. It’s just a fact that when you have the experience and know how, things get done. Our history of success backs us up.

If you are going to invest in yourself and your company, you want out to be sure as can be that you won’t get burned.

Working with us will give you the peace of mind you expect and deserve that the investment you make will always pay off in the end.

So, why else should you work with us? Let’s break it down here…

  • Our Focus Is On Real Results. ROI is key. It’s the really the only metric that matters. So many in this industry focus solely on indicators like improved website traffic, a better click through rate and higher rankings, and while these are important and part of the overall success, they aren’t everything. Those things alone don’t convert to tangible results. Our main focus is getting the return on your money that you expect, and more often than not, even better than that.
  • Our Team Is Comprised Of Specialized Experts. We seek out the most talented and experienced individuals in the SEO and digital marketing industry from around the country and the world. Just like everything else at Black Fin, from our service to our clients, only the best will do.
  • ROI Is Our Passion. When you really love something, you give a damn. We love our work, and have a compulsion to be the very best at what we do. Whether it be the big picture or in the most minute of details, we really are passionate about giving you, the client, the best service and product around.
  • B2B with Integrity. At the end of the day, results aren’t everything. The ends don’t always justify the means. As serious we are about providing excellence and getting results, we believe in achieving them in an ethical way and with integrity at every turn. We don’t over promise, never use shady tactics, and always treat those we work with with respect. We work hard to gain our clients’ trust, and endeavor daily to maintain it.

If you succeed, we succeed. We want to help you as a company reach your goals and beyond, and here at Black Fin, we have the experience and passion needed to accomplish this. It’s all wrapped up in our company’s philosophy: The Black Fin Plan.

The Black Fin Plan for Sarasota Businesses

We’re serious about what we do, and we always work with businesses that are just as serious and share the same drive to succeed and dominate their markets like ourselves.

When we get to work with clients who have smoothly operating systems in place and an already sleek website with sharp copy on each page, we are more eager than ever to help take their marketing efforts to the next frontier of success.

To accomplish this, we get to do what we call fun: the super technical and ultra nerdy parts of SEO and digital marketing. What we do and how we do it separates us from the others, and lets us focus with laser accuracy on our two strong suits:

  • Inbound Marketing
  • Technical SEO

The best part about all this? While WE use these campaigns and tactics to bring in high-quality leads, YOU can focus on doing what you do best and provide those new leads with uncompromising service.

Let’s take a look at what you can expect.

Inbound Marketing

Inbound marketing is a general term for marketing efforts that focus on bringing leads to you, seeking your services, rather than you making the initial offer. Leads and clients are obviously the sustenance to any service-based industry, and a great inbound marketing system will naturally breed a healthier business.

Our inbound marketing efforts revolve around making your business the authority within your niche. Your business should be the first place people think of to visit when seeking services in your market. And when people know you’re the best, there won’t be a second thought of where to go.

Here are some services we use in our inbound marketing strategies to achieve this authority for our clients:

  • Linkable Asset Creation + Promotion. We create linkable assets that other people and businesses will want to use. These assets include things like e-books, long-form content and helpful online tools. The better the assets, the more people with link to them in their own content.
  • Content Marketing. This will help position your business as the authority in your niche. Not all content on your site should push to promote or sell your services. It should also look to inform and actually help your potential leads.
  • Blog Post Guides. A well maintained blog is a great resource. It can help answer questions your leads may have and it’s a superb way to rank for long-tail SEO keywords.
  • Media Mentions/Guest Posts. You don’t want to be insular. You want your business to be affiliated with trustworthy media sources. We focus on acquiring good press for your business and create strategic guest posts for the primary blogs and news publications within your niche.

Technical SEO

SEO is an intrinsic part of our company. It’s what we started with and continues to be our premier focus after 10 years.

SEO has become a common term, but there is still a lot of mystery surrounding it. It’s an ever changing frontier. People still use SEO strategies that don’t work and are a waste of time and money.

At Black Fin, this isn’t the case. Our experienced and knowledgeable team knows what works and you can be sure that we’re always realistic about our goals and the amount of time they will take to achieve.

Here are some of the key areas of focus within the technical Sarasota SEO services that we provide our clients with:

  • Technical SEO Audits. There are a mind boggling amount of things that affect your search rankings. Our technical SEO audits get down to the microscopic details to ensure that everything from your schema data to your CDN is setup for maximum performance.
  • On-Page Optimization. If a page isn’t ranking, it could have to do with your website or that page specifically. The fix could be as simple as improving title tags or reworking keyword placement or density. Whatever needs done, our SEO team will take care to optimize every page on your site to rank their best.
  • Site Structure Improvements. User experience determines how great a website is, and ultimately, will affect how it ranks. We make sure that our clients websites put the user first.
  • Penalty/Reconsideration Requests. No one likes to be penalized. If Google penalizes your website, it will affect your rankings and ultimately your business. Our team knows how to fix any problems on your site and avoid those costly penalties.

Are You Ready To Dominate Your Niche in Sarasota?

You want and deserve the best, and we are ready to provide just that: the best SEO and digital marketing services around. If your ready to conquer the city of Sarasota and surrounding area, we are ready to help.

Don’t wait another minute. Give us a call at 1-888-793-8405 or contact us now to see how Black Fin can help your company become the juggernaut in your market.

Black Fin: A History of Excellence and SEO Success

It’s been over 10 years since the inception of Black Fin. In that time, it’s helped businesses from around the world bring in new leads and drive their overall success by providing next level internet marketing services.

Gerrid Smith, the company’s founder and Sarasota native, dove into the world of marketing with search engine optimization (SEO). But it didn’t take long for him to realize that achieving the results his clients wanted was near impossible when other factors in digital marketing, such as web design and copy, were being done by generic companies that continually put out subpar work.

The solution was simple. Gerrid resolved to take matters into his own hands and provide all the highest quality internet marketing services his clients would need, thus allowing him to ensure that his clients would get the best results.

Here at Black Fin, we realize that overall success is wrapped up in the whole, and not focusing on one area. While every clients’ needs are different, allelements of a client’s’ web presence must work together seamlessly to guarantee complete success.

With that philosophy, we’ve become an Inc. 5000 company and one of the go to SEO marketing agencies in the country.

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"I cannot be happier with Gerrid Smith and Black Fin, and highly recommend their services."

- Seth Gladstein, Gladstein Law Firm

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