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Beginner SEO Package

  • Optimization of your home page for 2 keywords of your choice
  • Submission to all main search engines
  • 50 relevant links to your home page
  • Creation of a link exchange page
  • Limited email customer support
  • Two search engine standing reports (one prior to beginning and one 2 months after setup)
$599Only $549 if combined with Beginner PPC Package
Intermediate SEO Package

  • Optimization of your home page for 2 keywords of your choice
  • Optimization of 5 sub pages for 1 keyword of your choice each
  • Submission to all main search engines
  • 100 relevant links to your site
  • Creation of a link exchange page
  • Setup of Google Sitemaps
  • Unlimited email customer support
  • Four search engine standing reports (one prior to beginning and one every month for 3 months)
$799Only $699 if combined with Intermediate PPC Package
Advanced SEO Package

  • Optimization of your home page for 2 keywords of your choice
  • Optimization of 10 sub pages for 1 keyword of your choice each
  • Submission to all main search engines
  • 200 relevant links to your site
  • Creation of a link exchange page
  • Setup of Google Sitemaps
  • Help with creation of a blog
  • RSS feed submission of your blog
  • Unlimited email customer support
  • One hour of phone customer support
  • Seven search engine standing reports (one prior to beginning and one every month for 6 months)
$999Only $849 if combined with Advanced PPC Package
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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What is SEO and how will I benefit from it?
A. Search Engine Optimization is a process of increasing your website’s visibility and importance on search engines. As a result you will reach a wider audience for a set of keywords relevant to your products/services. To learn more about SEO please see our Search Engine Optimization page. back to top...

Q. I’m already buying keyword targeted ads on Google, Yahoo and MSN… do I also need SEO?
A. Yes, you do. PPC and SEO complement each other. With SEO you can optimize few most important keywords to reduce the amount you spend on your PPC campaigns. Ideally, you want to choose keywords that are top performers of your PPC campaign, in other words deliver most conversions. As a result of SEO you will receive more conversions from these keywords without spending as much money on your paid campaigns. At the same time you can only optimize for a dozen of your most important keywords, therefore you still need PPC to cover all other search terms your potential clients may be using to find you. back to top...

Q. I’m a member of MedBanner exchange… do I also need SEO?
A. Yes, you do. With our Medical Banner Exchange program you gain some visibility for free. However, it is limited to being shown only on our exchange network and it’s “Push” advertising. With banner ads you are showing up in front of people that may potentially be interested in your product or service, while with SEO (as well as PPC) your ads are displayed in front of people that are expressly looking for your product/service right now. back to top...

Q. I’m currently running ads on your Medical Banner Network… do I also need SEO?
A. Yes, you do. While running ads on our Medical Banner Network you are showing up in front of people that may potentially be interested in your product or service, while with SEO (as well as PPC) your ads are displayed in front of people that are expressly looking for your product/service right now. back to top...

Q. Are there any ongoing fees after the initial optimization?
A. There are no ongoing fees with our packages. If after initial optimization you decide you would like to farther improve your rankings, depending on your search engine standing at that time, we may advise you to work on some link building. You may try to do that on your own, or for a small fee per link we can do it for you. back to top...

Q. How does Google, Yahoo & MSN determine the rank of my pages?
A. Search Engines look at a variety of factors. No one can tell you exactly what all these factors are. There are just too many, they all have different level of importance, and the algorithms are constantly being changed by search engines. There is however a relatively short set of most important factors and getting these factors right is what SEO is all about. In general, search engines need to understand what your site is about and how important it is. What it’s about is determined by a combination of looking at your HTML code, content of your pages, and what others say about your site (or links). The importance of your site is determined by number of the links (or votes) to your site and the importance of the referrer or the site that links to you. back to top...

Q. Are you using any black hat techniques for SEO? (What kind of techniques do you use for SEO?)?
A. We are against using any black hat techniques for SEO. Search Engines constantly monitor the web, recognize such techniques and severely punish the cheating sites. We will not risk the health of your site for some short term traffic gains. back to top...

Q. What is Google Sandbox?
A. Google Sandbox is a theory about a filter that Google applies, according to which new domains are filtered to prevent them from reaching top positions in Google ranking. back to top...

Q. How long does SEO process take?
A. You should start seeing results from optimization within about 3 months. In a long run, SEO is a never ending process as your competitors are constantly improving their sites and getting more links, so should you. back to top...

Q. Will my site show up on the first page of search results after your optimization?
A. Your site may start showing on first pages of search results for some keywords after our optimization. The first page results for any keyword are not guaranteed. What we do guarantee is that search engines will have a better understanding of what your site is about and that with combination of links will improve your rankings. The exact positions that will be achieved depend on level of competition for your keywords and what your competitors are doing about it. back to top...

Q. How long will my site maintain its improved search engine rankings after you perform SEO?
A. That depends on what your competitors are doing about it. The search rankings are never static, they constantly change as your competitors add and/or improve their content and gain more links to their sites. You will need to monitor your rankings and perform additional optimizations as you start seeing your site dropping down in search results. back to top...

Q. How much input will you need from me to optimize my site?
A. Usually SEO will not require a lot of input from you. We will need your input on the keyword selection, you will need to approve our proposed titles, if you grant us ftp access to your site, we will make all the necessary changes to your code. Otherwise, we will send you the list of changes that need to be done and you will need to implement them on your own. Please note that with the Advanced SEO package, we will help you create a blog and we will submit it to RSS feeds for you, but you will need to maintain it on your own. You will need to make at least 3-4 blog posts per month. back to top...

Q. Will I be able to select the keywords for SEO?
A. Yes. You can send us a list of keywords you would like to optimize for or we can send you proposed list for your consideration. In any case, you select all keywords for your optimization. back to top...

Q. How many keywords can I optimize my site for?
A. That varies with the size of your site and the amount of content you have. We generally recommend optimizing your home page for no more than 2 keywords, and 1 keyword per any other page on your site. back to top...

Q. Should I optimize for broader more generic keywords or longer more specific keywords?
A. Depending on your product / service you may want to do one or the other. Here is what you need to keep in mind as you select your keywords: Broader, more generic keywords are generally more competitive, therefore it will require more work (and therefore larger investment) to achieve better results. The payoff is greater in terms of much more traffic, however a lower percentage of that traffic may be your potential customers as the keyword term is broad. Longer, more specific keywords will narrow it down to your direct competition only, so your chances of reaching first page of search results increase. The tradeoff though is much less traffic, but a larger percentage of that lower traffic are your potential customers. back to top...

Q. Will you need FTP access to my site to perform SEO?
A. Yes, in order to implement some changes for you, we will need to have ftp access to your site. You may decide not to grant us that access, in that case we will provide you with a list of changes you’ll need to implement on your own (more work for you). back to top...

Q. What kind of changes will you be making to my pages?
A. The changes we’ll be making mostly have to do with titles and meta tags. We’ll review your content and let you know if you need to make adjustments to better represent your keywords. We may also be creating some additional pages for you depending on the package you select. back to top...

Q. Will you be changing any content on my pages for SEO purposes?
A. We will not be editing your content. If we feel that such editing is needed, we will let you know and give you a general direction on how to proceed with it. back to top...

Q. Will you be adding any pages to my site for SEO purposes?
A. Depending on the package you select we may be adding some pages to your site. Sitemap, link exchange page and blog are among the most common. back to top...

Q. Will you be editing my HTML coding for SEO purposes?
A. We will be editing some parts of your HTML such as titles, meta tags, etc. back to top...

Q. Will you be redesigning my site for SEO purposes?
A. No. If we feel that current site structure cannot be optimized due to poor design, we will let you know (without charging you for SEO) and give you a general direction on how to proceed. After you complete your redesign, we will gladly optimize your site for you. back to top...

Q. What is Google Sitemap?
A. Sitemap is a way for you to provide Google with information about your site. It generally helps Google crawl more of your site in a more timely fashion. back to top...

Q. Will you create a Google Sitemap for my site?
A. Yes, with Intermediate and Advanced SEO packages, we will create Google Sitemap for you. back to top...

Q. What is PageRank and how does it work?
A. PageRank is Googles way of determining your sites relative importance to the rest of the web. PageRank ranges from 0 – 10. All new sites start with 0, the only site that has a 10 is Google.com. If you are in a 4-5 range, you are doing good and your chances of showing up on the first page of search results for your specific keywords are pretty good. To increase your importance on the web, you want to get more links from sites relevant to your business with a high pagerank. back to top...

Q. What is my PageRank?
A. You can see your PageRank by installing Google Toolbar. back to top...

Q. What is an RSS feed?
A. RSS feed is used to publish frequently updated works such as blog entries and news headlines in a standardized format. back to top...

Q. My site is built in frames, can you do SEO?
A. Building your site in frames is not search engine friendly. In order for us to optimize your site effectively, you should first redesign your site. back to top...

Q. My site is all flash, can you do SEO?
A. Search engines are getting better at reading flash. However, you should make sure to have some non flash content in order for us to do SEO effectively. back to top...

Q. My site is all in the shopping cart, can you do SEO?
A. That depends on the limitations of your shopping cart. Lately more and more shopping carts take some SEO aspects into consideration, so we may be able to do SEO. back to top...

Q. All pages of my site except the home page are for members only, one needs to login to be able to browse the site… can you do SEO?
A. Search engines can’t see the member only content. We will be able to optimize only your home page. Ideally, you should have some more content pages that are not member only. back to top...

Q. What kind of sites will be linking to me?
A. There will be a variety of sites linking to you, starting from links in relevant categories in directories to links from sites relevant to your specific field. back to top...

Q. Should I get a paid listing with Yahoo Directory?
A. Yes, we recommend buying a paid listing with Yahoo Directory. It will cost you $299/year directly from Yahoo. If you are unsure how to do that, your dedicated account manager will gladly get it done for you with your credit card. For that listing you will be charged by Yahoo only. MedBanner does not charge anything extra for that. back to top...

Q. Should I buy links?
A. There is nothing wrong with buying links as long as you follow this simple guideline. If you are paying for a link, make sure its a link from a relevant page with good PageRank (5+ preferred). Not following this guideline will not hurt your rankings, it simply won’t have any positive effect and you end up wasting your money. back to top...

Q. Should I link back to the sites that link to me?
A. One way links to your site are more valuable than reciprocal links. If you are not required to link back, then don’t. If you are paying for the link, you don’t need and shouldn’t link back to the site. That is not to say that reciprocal links are bad, they just score you slightly less points with search engines. back to top...

Q. Will I need to link back to any of the sites you get me links from?
A. A good part of the links we’ll get you will be one way links that are most valuable. However, some of the links we’ll get you will be reciprocal links and you will need to link back to them. That is why we will create a “Links” page if you don’t have one already. back to top...

Q. Will I have a report of sites linking to me?
A. Monthly progress reports you receive will state how many links you have according to Google, Yahoo & MSN. These numbers are usually very different for each search engine. back to top...

Q. What are the payment terms?
A. All our SEO Packages require a full upfront payment. back to top...

Q. What kind of payments do you accept?
A. We accept checks, credit cards and wire transfers. You are responsible for any transfer fees charged by your bank. back to top...

Q. Are there any other fees/expenses I should be aware of?
A. One of the benefits of working with MedBanner is no hidden fees. Our packages were created based on years of experience with needs of small & midsize business demands. Keep in mind though that we will not redesign or rebuild your site for you. So, if your site is all frames, you will have an expense of rebuilding your site. We can point you in the right direction with selecting a right man for the job if you would like. back to top...

Q. What kind of reports will be available?
A. You will receive one current standing report before we start working on your site and monthly progress reports. The number of monthly progress reports varies with each package. back to top...

Q. What kind of customer support will be available?
A. You will have a dedicated account manager that will work with your account. Your account manager will provide email customer support and phone support when needed. back to top...

Q. Should I also be buying pay per click ads on search engines such as Google, Yahoo & MSN?
A. You can and you should! Search engines are a great way of getting relevant traffic to your websites and if your budget permits, we highly recommend you to utilize them to the fullest extent. All our account managers are highly trained search engine marketers and hold Google Qualified Professional & Yahoo Ambassador certifications. We have similar entry level PPC packages for you. MedBanner has been managing SEM budgets for small and mid size businesses for as long as Google ads have been available. We currently manage a total of over $4 million in annual SEM budgets. We have gone through the learning curve and made all the beginner mistakes years ago, so you don’t have to waste a penny on reinventing the wheel. back to top...

Q. Ok, I would like to give it a try… how do I proceed?
A. Simply submit our online request form with your company information, contact information, website URL, select the package & preferred method of payment. Your dedicated account manager will email you an invoice and a list of questions. Upon receipt, answer the questions and submit the payment (in case of credit card payment our accounting department will contact you on the phone to get your credit card information). We will start working on your site within 48 hours of receipt of payment and the reply to our questions. back to top...

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