Local Search Engine Optimization

We help Small Businesses get found on Google Page One — where it matters most

If Your Business Is Not On Google Page One, You Are Invisible To New Customers

94% of Google Users never click past Page One (you probably don’t, either!)

If your #1 goal for your website is to bring you more customers, it’s a good thing you found us!

As a Google Partner, we follow Google’s Terms & Conditions to ensure the success of your SEO campaign without the risks and complications of the endless “questionable” approaches that exist.

Google algorithms change constantly as they are always looking for ways to maximize the quality of user experience (while also making it increasingly difficult for people to “game the system” in trying to rank.)

Unlike other SEO agencies out there, we have the resources to stay up-to-date on these changes — though our White Hat approach to SEO is rarely affected by algorithm changes. Working with us means your SEO is accomplished safely and that your business can enjoy long-term results from your smart investment.


Warning: If You Are Thinking About Investing in SEO, or ANY Form of Paid Advertising...

…You MUST start with getting your website right first.

There is no point in sending new traffic to your website if it’s not converting properly.

Most Small Businesses are working with limited marketing budgets and can’t afford to waste money on campaigns that barely break even (or lose money).

And yet, countless Small Businesses continue burning money on expensive campaigns with poor results.

Already have a website and want to improve your conversions? Ask us about a doing a website audit. We’ll show you how to make the fixes that will maximize your SEO or PPC campaign investment before you get started.

Riptide SEO™ is The Best Choice for Exceptional Search Engine Optimization

Your website is one of your most important business assets.

As you can see, getting your website to the top of Google Page One is a must to stay competitive in your market. The businesses who outrank you are getting to your customers first — which means you are losing money to them.

  • 90% of purchasing decisions now begin online.
  • 94% of Google Users never click past Page One of the search results.
  • 60% of Page One clicks go to the top three ranking websites.

Who you decide to entrust with your SEO will have a lasting impact on your business.

The first thing we do when talking with any small business interested in working together is to ensure we are the right fit for each other.

We take the time to understand your business goals, target market, competition, existing marketing efforts, and unique needs — and help you decide whether the results you can realistically expect will far exceed your investment with us.

Our goal in working with you is a to achieve a 3X return on your investment — minimum. If we are not confident we can achieve that for you, then we will gladly refer you to other resources.

Google has ranked Riptide SEO #1 in the world for Proven SEO Methodology. Trust the experts who achieve real results!

Why do our clients entrust us with their Local SEO results (and beyond)?

Proven Methodology

From the time you submit your client application through project completion — our standard workflow is an organized, streamlined, user-friendly process with predictable milestones and unmatched results.

Exceptional Client Care

We take a uniquely hands-on, personal approach to working with our small business clients. The success of your SEO campaign is our #1 priority, and we will go the extra mile to get results and exceed your expectations.

The Industry Leaders in SEO

Google has ranked Riptide SEO #1 in the world for “Proven SEO Methodology”. Locally, we are ranked #1 for our target keywords and have been for years. Our results simply speak for themselves.

Industry-Standard Best Practices

Large corporations spend millions of dollars per year to test which digital marketing approaches are most effective. We take those same proven practices and apply them to our own clients’ websites so you can enjoy an “unfair advantage” over your competitors — affordably.

Streamlined Communication

Our process is highly collaborative, and we simplify communication with you through a private online project management account so that you have everything you need to make your campaign a success all in one secure and easy to access location.

Google Partners: Staying Ahead of the Curve

As a Google Partner, we understand the complexities of the world’s most powerful search engine and stay ahead of the competition on the never-ending algorithm updates.

Every SEO Campaign We Build Includes the Following “ROI Maximizers”

Keyword & Competitor Research

Every campaign begins with researching your market and identifying which keywords offer the best opportunities for generating traffic.

Social Media Integration

We configure and optimize your social media accounts, connecting them to your website and for a cohesive presence.

SSL Security and Back-Ups

Will will help you ensure your site is properly secured with SSL encryption so that your visitors can access your site confidently.

Page Speed Optimization

Maximize the load speed of your website across all platforms to ensure the best functionality and user experience.

Complete On-Page SEO

We optimize the critical on-page elements that boost your rankings and set the perfect foundation for advanced off-site SEO.

Local Listings and Citations

We set up and optimize the proper local directory listings and citations to ensure you can be found where prospects are looking.

Daily Reporting

Once your SEO campaign is established, you will receive daily reporting so you can track your website’s ranking progress.

Google Ads Integration

For maximum results, in most cases we recommend supplementing a professional SEO campaign with a Google Ads campaign.

Mobile-Friendly & Responsive

Over half of searches begin on a mobile device. We ensure your appearance is maximized across multiple platforms.

Google Analytics Configuration

Your Google Analytics and Search Console accounts will be configured and linked to your website for SEO and traffic monitoring.

Content-Writing Support

We provide assistance with SEO copywriting if you choose to DIY. Or, we can save you the hassle and take care of it all for you.

YouTube Integration

We will embed your videos throughout your website for a powerful marketing experience that builds trust and credibility.

These Additional “Must Have” Features Come Standard With Every SEO Campaign We Build:

  • Analytics and Search Console account set-up (if required).
  • Periodic performance reporting (bi-weekly for the first 60 days, then monthly thereafter). This includes an optional 45 minute strategy call (if desired).
  • No long-term contracts. We recommend a commitment to a minimum of 6 months, but you may cancel any time with 30 days’ notice.
  • Ongoing keyword research and optimization, to ensure you are taking advantage of the highest-payoff opportunities.
  • Strategic Geo-Targeting. We tailor your campaign to deliver to your best audience, and if desired, expand into other areas as your results grow.

Not Sure Which Solution Is Right For You?

There is no “one size fits all” when it comes to Small Business Search Engine Optimization, but we use these basic plans as a starting point.

Depending on your individual requirements and preferences, we then build upon your foundation of choice to focus on the keywords and markets that will maximize your return on investment.

We can help you decide which starting point makes the most sense for your business, budget, and target market(s).

Starting prices shown above are based upon average Google keyword valuations and average 2018 competitive ranking factors. Prices may vary based on individual business website health, needs, goals, and market outlook.

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…The Next Best Time to Call Us is Today!


It’s amazing what an effective Search Engine Optimization campaign can do for your business. The sooner we can get your website ranking for the keywords that matter most to your business, the sooner you can start seeing big results.

Don’t wait another minute to finally get it done right!

Frequently Asked SEO Questions

How long will it take to rank my website?
How long it takes to rank depends on many factors, to include how healthy your website is, how well your website is already ranking, and how competitive your keywords and target market are. You can safely expect it will take anywhere between 6-14 months to get to Page One. We will be able to give you a better idea by looking at your individual situation, and provide a custom-tailored quote accordingly.
What Payment Options Do You Offer?
SEO campaigns require a one-time set up fee (usually the equivalent of a one-month retainer) and a monthly retainer for each month of work.
Is SEO right for me?
SEO is ideal for everyone who wants their website to be found by the right people.

Whether SEO is a worthwhile investment depends on the size of your market, demand for your services, average lifetime value per customer you acquire, and your budget.

When it comes to brick-and-mortar business, SEO campaigns are most successful when they complement an already healthy mix of other active marketing and outreach efforts.

Our goal is to achieve at least a 3 x ROI for each client we work with. If we don’t believe that this is feasible, we will let you know and provide other recommendations that may be helpful.