SEO partner

As your potential SEO partner I would like to take you on a journey through the possibilities of collaboration. I understand that SEO, while essential to digital marketing, can be complex and time-consuming. That’s why I’m here to take the lead, optimize your website and ensure a stronger online presence.

On this page you will find an overview of the tasks I typically perform as an SEO partner. In addition, you will gain insight into the goals we can achieve together and what our collaboration might look like over a 12-month period. This information is intended to help you get a better idea of what to expect from working with me.

What work do I take on as an SEO partner?

As your SEO partner, my primary responsibilities are focused on increasing your brand’s visibility in search engines. This includes a wide range of tasks, including:

  1. Keyword research: I identify the most relevant keywords for your business and your target audience. This forms the basis of the SEO strategy.
  2. On-Page SEO: I make sure the content on your website is optimized for relevant keywords. This includes meta tags, headings, alt tags, URL structure, and naturally integrating keywords into the content(1).
  3. Technical SEO: Here I optimize the technical aspects of your website, such as site speed, mobile responsiveness, sitemap, robot.txt files and structured data, to name a few. All this to ensure that search engines can easily crawl and index your site.
  4. Link building: I work to obtain high-quality backlinks from relevant and authoritative websites. This helps increase the authority of your website in the eyes of search engines.
  5. Content creation: content is the key to effective SEO. I can help create valuable content that both attracts your target audience and appeals to search engines.
  6. SEO audits: regular SEO audits are essential to ensure that your website remains optimized and up-to-date with the latest SEO practices. I conduct these audits and suggest improvements.
  7. Analytics and reports: I closely monitor the performance of your website through tools such as Google Analytics, and provide regular updates on your SEO performance and any opportunities for improvement.
  8. Local SEO: If you are a local business, I focus on local SEO strategies, such as optimizing your Google My Business profile and generating local reviews.

My goal as an SEO partner is to ensure that your website and content are optimized to appeal to both search engines and your target audience, increasing your brand awareness and online visibility.

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I am organically number one for the most searched keyword within my market. With me as SEO partner , together we can achieve the same for your organization. Get in touch via the contact page.

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This is what I find important in a collaboration

Long-term collaboration with an SEO partner ensures lasting results. During such a collaboration, it is important to maintain good contact and keep momentum in the project. Below are the things I value within such a mutual collaboration.

PriorityAspectWhy it is important for our collaboration
100CommunicationsI strongly believe in the importance of open and clear communication. This allows me to effectively execute your SEO strategy and ensure that we achieve the set goals. It also helps us identify and address any problems quickly.
95TransparencyAs your SEO partner, I provide complete transparency in my work. This includes sharing the methods and processes I use so you can better understand your website’s results and performance.
90Results OrientationI am always focused on results, and I use this focus to implement effective SEO strategies and make optimizations. This approach is essential to ensure that our SEO work delivers tangible improvements.
85My SEO knowledge and expertiseAs an SEO specialist, I bring in-depth knowledge and expertise in SEO to our collaboration. This allows me to properly optimize your website according to the latest industry best practices.
80Regular reportsI provide regular reports that provide insight into the performance of your website, allowing you to track progress, celebrate successes and identify any problems. This helps us make data-driven decisions.
75AdaptabilitySEO is a rapidly changing field, which is why I am always alert to new trends and updates in search engine algorithms. This allows me to adjust your SEO strategy as needed and keep your website optimized.
70Proactive approachI believe in a proactive approach to SEO. This means I not only react to problems, but also identify opportunities and take action before they are necessary.
65Understanding your businessTo be successful in SEO, I need to thoroughly understand your business, your goals and your target audience. This allows me to develop an SEO strategy that fits your organization’s unique needs.
60Collaboration and PartnershipI don’t see our relationship as a standard customer-supplier relationship. Instead, I like to work as a partner who works closely with you to get the best SEO results.
55Ethical SEO practicesIt is crucial for me to always follow ethical SEO practices, also known as “White Hat SEO.
What is important when working with an SEO partner.

The #1 SEO partner in the Netherlands

I am organically number one for the most searched keyword within my market. With me as SEO partner , together we can achieve the same for your organization. Get in touch via the contact page.

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These are my goals as an SEO partner

My goals as a company’s SEO partner vary. This depends partly on the company’s internal goals and partly on the capabilities of the Web site. Different goals are often set for an online shop than for a B2B website.

TargetExplanationImportant for Websites
Improve organic visibilityAs your SEO partner, I work to improve the organic visibility of your website. This means I apply strategies and techniques that increase your website’s ranking in the search results of search engines such as Google. Higher organic visibility can lead to more traffic to your website.Websites aiming to increase brand awareness and reach.
Increasing the quality of website trafficIt’s not just about increasing traffic to your website, but also the quality of that traffic. I focus on attracting visitors who are actually interested in your products or services and are likely to convert.Websites looking to improve their conversion rates.
Improving the user experienceSEO today is not only about search engines, but also about users. I work to improve the user experience on your website, making visitors stay on the site longer and more likely to convert.Websites that want to increase customer satisfaction and encourage visitors to return.
Increase brand awareness and authorityThrough effective SEO strategies, I can help build your brand awareness and authority in your industry. This is done by creating and promoting high-quality content and obtaining backlinks from relevant and authoritative websites.Websites seeking to position themselves as leaders in their industry.
Improving conversionThrough SEO techniques such as optimizing landing pages, improving loading speeds and ensuring responsive design, I can improve your website’s conversion rates. This means that a higher percentage of visitors to your website take actions, such as filling out a form, making a purchase or signing up for a newsletter.Websites looking to increase their online sales or lead generation.
My goals as an SEO partner.

How do I achieve the above objectives?

An SEO partnership is a long-term investment. The following is a rough outline of what our 12-month collaboration might look like:

Month 1: getting acquainted and understanding the customer
This month is all about getting to know your business, your goals, your target audience and your competitors. This will help me get a better understanding of your business, which is the basis for our SEO strategy.

Month 2: in-depth SEO analysis and strategy development
I perform a thorough SEO audit of your website to identify any problems and also conduct a comprehensive keyword research. At the end of this month, I will present the proposed SEO strategy.

Month 3: implementation of on-page SEO
Now that the strategy is established, we begin implementation. This includes optimizing the titles, meta descriptions, headlines, content and URL structure on your website for relevant keywords.

Month 4: technical SEO
I focus on optimizing the technical aspects of your website, such as loading speed, mobile responsiveness, XML sitemap and robots.txt files.

Month 5: content creation and optimization
I start by creating and optimizing valuable content for your website. This can include blog posts, articles, infographics, videos, and more.

Month 6: link building
I start by setting up a link building campaign to get high-quality backlinks to your website from relevant and authoritative sources.

Month 7: Analysis and Optimization
I analyze the results of our efforts so far and make necessary adjustments to our strategy. I also continue to create new content and obtain backlinks.

Month 8 – 12: continuous optimization and reporting
From this point on, it is a process of continuous optimization. I continue to analyze your website’s performance, make optimizations, create new content, and obtain backlinks. I will keep you informed of progress and results through monthly reports.

I want to emphasize that SEO is an ongoing process, and while this is a general timeline, the actual timeline can vary depending on specific business needs, the current SEO status of your website and ever-changing SEO best practices.

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I am organically number one for the most searched keyword within my market. With me as SEO partner , together we can achieve the same for your organization. Get in touch via the contact page.

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Senior SEO-specialist

Ralf van Veen

Senior SEO-specialist
Five stars
My clients give me a 5.0 on Google out of 76 reviews

I have been working for 10 years as an independent SEO specialist for companies (in the Netherlands and abroad) that want to rank higher in Google in a sustainable manner. During this period I have consulted A-brands, set up large-scale international SEO campaigns and coached global development teams in the field of search engine optimization.

With this broad experience within SEO, I have developed the SEO course and helped hundreds of companies with improved findability in Google in a sustainable and transparent way. For this you can consult my portfolio, references and collaborations.

This article was originally published on 6 September 2023. The last update of this article was on 23 November 2023. The content of this page was written and approved by Ralf van Veen. Learn more about the creation of my articles in my editorial guidelines.