27 Question you can ask before hiring a SEO Agency?


  1. May I have a list of current and past clients?
  2. How will you improve my search engine rankings?
  3. Do you adhere to search engines’ webmaster guidelines?
  4. Can you guarantee my website will achieve a number-one ranking on Google, Bing and Yahoo?
  5. Are you experienced at improving local search results?
  6. Will you share with me all changes you make to my site?
  7. How do you measure the success of your SEO campaigns?
  8. How will we communicate and how often?
  9. What are your fees and payment terms?
  10. What happens when we part ways?
  11. How will you improve our search engine rankings?
  12. How will you keep me informed of changes you make to our website?
  13. Can you share information on some of your past clients and their results?
  14. Do you always follow Google’s best practices?
  15. Which tools do you use?
  16. What types of SEO work will you do?
  17. Can you guarantee that our site will rank #1 for a major search term?
  18. How often will you report on your work, and what will it look like?
  19. What is your payment structure?
  20. How will we contact you?
  21. How will your work tie into our other marketing efforts?
  22. What happens if we terminate the contract?
  23. Have you worked with penalized sites? If so, how did you fix them?
  24. Are you up to date with the latest algorithm changes?
  25. How will your team adapt your strategy to my industry?
  26. How do you determine if you’re successful?
  27. Why should we hire you over other SEOs?