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Welcome to Stephen Gardner SEO Consulting

As an independent SEO expert, I've been helping businesses rank higher on Google and other search engines for over 15 years. That experience has taught me that every single SEO campaign is unique, just as every client I take on is unique. If you're ready to grow and increase your rankings (and ROI), schedule a consultation with me today. Let's discuss your goals and some strategies to help you reach them.

While the duration of consultation projects varies, most span between six months to a year, however, this timeline may be adjusted shorter or extended considerably based on the magnitude of your company and the depth of your campaign goals.

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Who Is Stephen Gardner - SEO Expert

15+ years experience in google organic search optimization, traffic recovery, website audits, and building E-A-T signals. Below are a few highlighted skills I rock at. When I’m not working on trying to outrank Google, I spend my time with my wife, daughters and dogs. (more about me)

Skills And Experience:

  • Implement search engine optimization that drives traffic and increases site ranking via search engines.
  • Research keywords, via analytics and Webmaster tools.
  • Knowledge of Google’s algorithms penguin, panda, and hummingbird.
  • Extensive experience with disavowing bad links.
  • Implementing a plan to increase natural links that boost rankings.
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  • Knowledge of page layout, title tags, keywords, image tagging, length of descriptions and other HTML markups.

Why Hire an SEO Consultant?

You use SEO consulting services to help identify traffic dips to your website, technical issues, and ways to continuously grow your business with search engine optimization.

Most of my clients have hired me to help them with their short-term SEO goals, long-term growth strategies, and marketing projects. You can see current and previous client lists here, ranging from small businesses to future Fortune 500 companies.

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SEO Services

Local SEO Search Strategy

Set up clients with every local directory and other Google-trusted stores to add local credibility and make sure that you rank highest when people in your area make specific searches. This includes product and customer reviews. At this time, I will highly recommend, a tool I use with nearly every client.

Learn more about Local SEO.

On-Page SEO

With on-page SEO services, I help you identify critical issues hindering your organic ranking. I analyze your page layout, assess any technical issues and web speed, and then provide a schema JSON implementation plan as well as review your core web vitals. My work also focuses on improving your on-page E-A-T signals.

Learn more about On-Page SEO.

Keyword Research

Offerings include keyword services, where I use research strategies to help identify keyword opportunities. I start by looking at your competitors and long tail keywords, focused of getting you the fastest return on your investment.

E-A-T Website Strategy

Expertise, authoritativeness, and trustworthiness have become ranking factors that most website owners must have. I show you how to improve E-A-T signals by reviewing the content, authorship, and technical aspects of your website.

Learn more about E-A-T

"YMYL" Your Money Your Life

Google has stated that the YMYL criteria are stricter than those for other types of websites because it is Google's responsibility to make sure that the information provided on websites offering financial advice, medical advice, legal advice, news, information about public figures, and websites geared toward shopping or transactional activities is accurate, trustworthy, and reliable.

Learn more about YMTL.

Link Building

For backlink services, I only follow Google's best practices. I help identify partners you can collaborate with and follow white-hat link building. The objective is to build a clean profile to increase your domain authority.

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Website Assessment

A website audit takes me seven business days to perform. During this process, I provide a handwritten strategy document. It covers competitor analysis, backlink profiles, on-page content, technical issues, and more. 

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SEO Coaching

Meet with me weekly to learn all about search engine optimization. During our Zoom call, we focus on topics that meet your needs. I coach people new to SEO, marketing departments, or SEO experts who want an expert and different opinion.

SEO Coaching Consultation

Client Testimonials

"​Stephen and his team are extremely knowledgeable, and he stays on top of the most recent developments and technologies. Stephen is also very easy to work with and keeps in touch every step of the way completing tasks quickly."

Sergio Ruffolo - Translation Specia​list

"I have been in practice for 30 years and have dealt with several website and media companies. Stephen is the most professional and productive of all those combined. I highly recommend him for any practice or company. Thank you for helping us grow and prosper!"

Dr. Jeffrey Alpern - Medical Director

"Stephen has been a pleasure to work with. He and his team are extremely detail oriented. Stephen replies to questions asked in a timely manner. He listens to his clients. I strongly recommend Stephen for all your website needs."

Roger Cole - Professional Consultant

"​​Stephen is very knowledgeable and eager to assist businesses with true growth and outreach. He takes the time in the beginning to learn about the company and get started correctly, moving them forward. He is a joy to work with and has more experience than most in the marketing business!"

Jeanene Arrington-Fisher - Business Owner