The Best Search Engine Marketing Consultants in South Africa

Looking for a top search engine marketing consultant in South Africa?

SEM is a valuable way to promote your service and grow your business.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top search marketing agencies in South Africa. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

List of the Best South Africa Search Engine Marketing Consultants

  • 1

    Web SEO Online

    Web SEO Online is a digital marketing agency based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of over 10 primarily serves small and midmarket businesses in industries such as business services, consumer products, and e-commerce. Services include SEO, PPC, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Web SEO Online provided SEO and e-commerce development services to a retail company. The team also consulted on digital strategy to improve the site’s UX. Their efforts improved leads and sales. 

    “Our Google rankings have improved significantly. Since the website was redeveloped, sales have increased.” — CEO, Retail Company

    Former clients
    ESET
    Hisense
    Cape Town City Pass
    Sage Pay
    JustProperty
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town,, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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  • 2

    Storyteller

    Storyteller Design is an SEO, digital marketing, and web design company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of less than ten that provides SEO, PPC, social media marketing, and web design services to small and midmarket companies 
     

    Notable Project

    A travel and experience showcase company hired Storyteller Design to provide ongoing SEO services to help improve the ranking and the traffic for their five social media accounts and five websites. Storyteller Design also handles social media strategy and paid social media ads. Because of this engagement, website traffic has grown to more than 10,000 and is expected to reach 20,000 in the next six months. Also, the company's social media accounts have attracted more than 40,000 followers in one year.

    "I'm impressed by their attention to detail as well as their commitment to our success and delivering results." - Social Media Manager, Travel and Experience Showcase Company

    Former clients
    Intercape Busses
    Bootlegger Coffee
    Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
    EcoTraining
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 3

    Hype Digital

    Hype Digital is a marketing firm based in Cape Town, South Africa, and founded in 2017. Their team of more than two provides social media marketing, conversion optimization, and PPC solutions for clients that work in the fields of e-commerce and education.

    Notable Project

    Hype Digital developed an e-commerce platform for a sports brand. Hype Digital also provided marketing assistance to boost the new platform’s presence online. Sales from the platform have steadily grown over the course of the past year.

    “The Hype team was always extremely accommodating and helpful.” - Head of Marketing and Activations, Sports Brand

    Former clients
    Umbro South Africa
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 4

    Capitalize Digital

    Capitalize Digital is a digital performance consulting agency based in Cape Town, South Africa with more than two members. Founded in 2010, they specialize in digital strategy, SEO, and PPC solutions for small and mid-market firms in the fields of e-commerce and real estate.

    Notable Project

    Capitalize Digital provided SEO services for a tourism company. Capitalize Digital not only utilized SEO techniques but also worked with Google Ads to maximize the company’s visibility. The company is happy to continue working with Capitalize Digital moving forward.

    “Excellent and I will be using the services of Capitalize for many years to come with great ROI.” - Managing Director, Tourism Company

    Former clients
    Nobody Famous
    Pure Creative
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 5

    IMS

    IMS is a creative agency that was founded in Lonehill, South Africa in 2013. The current team of over 10 offers social media and content marketing as well as SEO services to mostly small-sized businesses. Their clientele mostly comes from the business services and consumer products industries.

    Notable Project

    Working in a long-term partnership, IMS offered digital services to support a PR firm's clients. Depending on the client's needs, the team created SEO-friendly WordPress sites, executed on Facebook and LinkedIn marketing efforts, and designed creative assets. The team succeeded thanks to their robust reporting and client assistance.

    "IMS’ team walks my clients through their plan, showing them the time frame and outlining the value of their work." – CEO, PR Firm

    Former clients
    Talksure
    Goscor
    Gilbert
    Gray-Nicolls
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Lonehill, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Elemental Web Solutions

    Elemental Web Solutions is a web development and digital marketing agency in Table View, South Africa. Founded in 2005, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the advertising, business, and education sectors. Services include web development, SEO, and custom software development.

    Notable Project

    Elemental Web Solutions provided custom backend web development for a media and marketing company. They developed a CMS and followed wireframes using PHP. The platform has increased traffic and received praise for its design and functionality.
     

    “They did a very good job with project management.” – Chief Visionary, Media & Marketing Company

    Former clients
    Adidas
    Nescafe
    Mini
    Heineken
    BMW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Table View, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    The Wikid Agency

    The Wikid Agency is a digital agency based in Benoni, South Africa, and founded in 2012. Their team of over two offers web design, branding, and SEO solutions to both small and mid-market firms.

    Notable Project

    The Wikid Agency provided web design and maintenance solutions for a financial advisor. The advisor wanted a professional website to improve their digital presence. The site has met the advisor’s expectations.

    “Extremely efficient.” - Owner, Financial Advisor

    Former clients
    Innovate
    Anong Thai
    Living Debt Free
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Benoni, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Big Web Media

    Big Web Media is a web design agency based in Cape Town, South Africa, and founded in 2007. Their team of more than two offers web design, branding, and SEO solutions for small and mid-market clients in the fields of e-commerce, hospitality, and business services.

    Notable Project

    Big Web Media provided SEO assistance for a retail company. The company gave advice on how to create SEO-friendly content. The company was able to get a page-one result on Google with Big Web Media’s advice.

    “Paired with him being available at the drop of a hat to assist, makes him highly recommendable.” - Social Media Manager & Fashion Journalist., Retail Company

    Former clients
    Affinity Health
    Visa Logistics
    Sen Wellness Sanctuary
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    4.7
    4.7
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    HelloYes Marketing

    HelloYes Marketing is a marketing firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa with more than 10 professionals. They have provided PPC, social media marketing, and digital strategy solutions since their founding in 2014. They work with clients in the fields of real estate, transportation, and education.

    Notable Project

    HelloYes Marketing provided web development and social media marketing solutions for a golf and residential estate. HelloYes Marketing was to create a new site as well as manage the social media needs of the estate. The estate is happy with the results so far.

    “At the end of the day, they do their best to assist us in our journey.” - Marketing Manager, Golf and Residential Estate

    Former clients
    Imperial Logistics
    Henkel
    Adcock Ingram
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Bedfordview, Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 10

    Cloudbreak Digital

    Cloudbreak Digital is a digital firm based in Newark, Del. With no more than 10 employees, they have offered social media marketing, email marketing, and web design solutions since their founding in 2014.

    Notable Project

    Cloudbreak Digital designed a website for a blogger. The site was to be redesigned at a professional level. After the work was paid for, communication between Cloudbreak Digital and the blogger turned extremely sluggish and proved to be difficult for the blogger to work with.

    “Absolutely the most unprofessional and unimpressive ‘company’ we’ve ever had the misfortune of dealing with.” - Social Media Influencer, Blogger

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    0.5
    0.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Electro Web Design

    Electro Web Design is a web design and social media marketing firm based in Western Cape, South Africa. Founded in 2016, their team serves clients in the advertising, media, and business services sectors. Services include content development, Facebook Advertising, and Google Ads.

    Notable Project

     

    Electro Web Design designed a website for a church. The team worked efficiently and the new site supports a healthy flow of traffic.

    The ongoing interaction leads to new improvements that are handled well!” – Reverend, Church

     

    Former clients
    Westside Enterprises
    Dazzpac
    Saint Mark's Methodist Church
    The Hedge Guesthouse
    Africanism Magazine
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    groupFreelancer Employees
    place Western Cape, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
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