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List of the Best South Africa SEO Firms

  • 1
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    SEO Studio is an SEO company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2009, this company has two employees. Services offered by SEO Studio are focused entirely on SEO services.

    Clients
    Integrative Life Coaching
    Rent My Ride
    Renaissance Solar
    Notable Project

    SEO Studio provided SEO strategy services for an executive coaching company. They have been working with the client for over a decade, providing ongoing SEO management, content creation, and Google Ads campaigns to help the client attract new customers. 

    "After a few months of working with them, I started to see true organic growth and performance. They’ve allowed me to climb in the rankings and be competitive." - Founder, Executive Coaching Company

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  • 2
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    ESET
    Hisense
    Cape Town City Pass
    Sage Pay
    Industries
    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

  • 3
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Umhlanga South Africa

    SEO Durban is an SEO agency founded in 2010 and based in Umhlanga, South Africa. With fewer than 10 employees, they solely provide SEO solutions for clients that range from small startups to large companies.

    Clients
    OD Media(PTY)LTD
    Køreskolen KKORT.NU
    Notable Project

    SEO Durban designed a website for a recruitment agency. The agency needed help with their website and SEO strategy to promote their business online. SEO Durban improved the agency’s SEO ranking through the website.

    “The results are most impressive.” - CEO, Recruitment Agency

  • 4
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Focus Online Travel is a marketing agency founded in 2012 and headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. With about 15 employees on board, they provide web design, social media marketing, and SEO mainly to businesses in the hospitality and leisure industries. 

    Clients
    The Royal Portfolio
    Sereno Hotels
    FightSite
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Focus Online Travel developed a website and provided maintenance for it for a South African luxury hotel chain. They were also tasked with search engine marketing, monitoring both Google and Facebook campaigns. Their efforts produced a better online presence and brand positioning. 

    "Increased web traffic by 100% and increased enquiries." – Marketing Manager, South African Hotel Chain

  • 5
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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 
     

    Clients
    Intercape Busses
    Bootlegger Coffee
    Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
    EcoTraining
    Industries
    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

  • 6
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    BlueMagnet is a digital advertising agency that was founded in 2007. Headquartered in South Africa, the team of 15 works primarily in social media marketing, content marketing, and SEO for projects.

    Clients
    African Pegmatite
    Elingo
    Softline VIP
    Angor properties
    Notable Project

    BlueMagnet worked with a manufacturing company to update their outdated website for a fresh, UX/UI friendly platform for consumers.They were able to migrate from an old website to a new one without losing any rankings for the client. Beyond that, the client tripled the keywords they were ranking on.

    “They made sure the project went well and the comfort you have knowing that everything is being handled.” – COO, Manufacturing Company

  • 7
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. is an IT company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Atlanta, Miami, New York, London, India, and Singapore. Founded in 2003, the team of 740 specializes in custom software development and SEO. They work primarily with midmarket-level businesses, focusing on IT, advertising and marketing, and gaming.

    Clients
    eBay
    Spirit Airlines
    Bell
    World Vision
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. developed a responsive, custom Magento e-commerce platform for an apparel brand. They included advanced features like a store locator, image slider, and social media plug-ins. The client appreciated the expertise and professionalism they brought to the project. 

    “The manner in which Cyber Infrastructure handled our project clearly demonstrated their sharp grasp of and experience with e-commerce application development. After only working with CIS for a few days, we realized the degree of professionalism, commitment, and honesty with which they worked.” – Co-Managing Partner, Apparel Brand

  • 8
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Germiston South Africa

    Cloudfusion is a turnkey web development company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. They were founded in 2005 and have a team of 3 employees who specialize in branding, digital strategy, and logo design. 

    Clients
    Branduo
    Sitmobi
    Moyoa
    Notable Project

    Cloudfusion developed a website for an auto parts distributor. They created a new, more professional website for the client and assisted with graphic design and marketing. The client reported that the other businesses in their industry were very impressed with the professionalism of the new site.

    “They handled and executed the project effectively and within the expected time frame. They met our requirements exactly.” – Director, Auto Parts Distributor
     

  • 9
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Talksure
    Goscor
    Gilbert
    Gray-Nicolls
    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

  • 10
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    CSA Sha-Izwe is a PR and marketing agency based in Johannesburg. Founded in 1987, the team of fewer than 10 serves enterprise and midmarket businesses in industries such as automotive and education. Services include social media marketing, PR, digital strategy, and SEO.

    Clients
    SilvaSale
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CSA Sha-Izwe provided digital marketing and website optimization services to an event management company. The team worked to increase site visibility and conversion numbers. Their consistent efforts resulted in a significant ROI.

    “They don’t have a blanket approach to marketing — they’re incredibly hands-on.” — Manager, Event Management Company

  • 11
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durban North South Africa
    Web design company Select Web was established in 2012. In Durban North, South Africa, their small team offers web design, search engine optimization, content marketing, marketing strategy, and more.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Select Web provided website development support for a Yoga Studio. The team built a user-friendly and visually appealing website featuring the client's various services.  

    "We have set a very high standard in our business and they delivered."

  • 12
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Germiston South Africa

    Akio Agency is a marketing and design firm founded in 2016 with fewer than 10 employees. They offer social media marketing, web design, and graphic design services from their office in Johannesburg, South Africa. They work with both small and mid-market businesses.

    Clients
    Siya Mbalekwa
    JMF Foundation
    Mrwebi Auditors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Akio Agency provided web and marketing services for an accounting firm. The firm needed assistance with online marketing, web development services, and IT consulting. Akio Agency provided solutions for all of the firm’s needs.

    “We appreciate that they handle everything while keeping us informed and advising us along the way.” - Executive Director, Accounting Firm

  • 13
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa
    User experience company LAB Group was founded in 2003. The firm provides ux/ui design, digital strategy, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and more and has a midsize team. The firm is located in London, United Kingdom and Cape Town, South Africa.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LAB Group has been working with a nonprofit organization for 12 years to continuously develop their extranet in 12 market versions and 10 languages. Currently, the team is working on two more versions.

    "Their honesty and transparency are impressive."

  • 14
    $25,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Polokwane South Africa

    Magoven Creative Studio is an SEO and web development agency based out of Polokwane, South Africa. Founded in 2014 and with a team of fewer than 10 employees, they provide SEO, branding, digital strategy, social media marketing, content and email marketing, PPC, and much more.

    Clients
    Findall Classifieds
    Zororo Lodge
    Thoro Group
    Notable Project

    Magoven Creative Studio provided web design and on-page and off-page SEO for an online ads portal that needed a scalable and robust platform for its operations. Their work surpassed what the client expected and the website not only looks good but also ranks at the top search results in South Africa for its targetted keywords. 

    "They use an online CRM system, this made it easy for us track progress, process paperwork and payments." – Marketing Director, Advertising & Marketing Company

  • 15
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Boksburg South Africa

    Ahmad Digital Agencies is a digital agency founded in 2018. They have a team of around 5 employees and are based in Boksburg, Gauteng. Their services include mainly web design, SEO, and e-commerce development for small businesses. 

    Clients
    Sai Ngam Thai Spa
    Tradewise Global
    Rg Motors Bank Repo
    Agriseed
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ahmad Digital Agencies works with a musician on their social media presence. They provide digital marketing support and run campaigns on Instagram and Facebook. So far, their work has helped the client build their audience and gain followers on their music page. 

    "I’m happy because they’ve been able to grow my audience, which I struggled with for a long time." – Musician, Self Employed 

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Midrand South Africa

    Periscope Management Group is a web design company headquartered in Midrand, South Africa. Launched in 2014, the small team provides web design, search engine optimization, graphic design, social media marketing, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Periscope Management oversees the branding and digital marketing campaigns of a contracting company. The team has designed a logo for company shirts, vehicles, and other materials and has built a formal website.

    "They’re hungry to work, and they’re good at what they do."

  • 17
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Nobody Famous
    Pure Creative
    Industries
    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

  • 18
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Indigo Stone Website Designs is a web agency based in Bishops Stortford, England, and founded in 2019. Their team of more than two provides web design, content marketing, and SEO services for small and medium-sized businesses alike.

    Clients
    GivingWorks
    Amy Lauren Photography
    GivingPlus
    Notable Project

    Indigo Stone Website Designs redesigned a website for an impact investment company. The site was out of date and needed a redesign to keep up with modern standards. The new site has resulted in increased web traffic.

    “The vendor worked very efficiently with our designated employee to ensure regular workflow was maintained and the process proceeded speedily.” - Investment Operations, Impact Investment Company

  • 19
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    SyberGrupe is a small e-commerce development company founded in 2012. Their services include e-commerce development, search engine optimization, web development, web design, and more. The agency is in Randburg, South Africa.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A full-service incentive agency hired SyberGrupe for website development and SEO services. The team was tasked with redeveloping the company’s website to implement new Google algorithms.

    "They had great skills and attention to detail on the project."

  • 20
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Archetype Copywriting is a marketing agency founded in 2007 and based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Their team of over two experts offers social media, content, and email marketing solutions for clients in the fields of advertising, financial services, and health care.

    Clients
    JLL
    Straight Twisted
    GlamCam and eimage
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Archetype Copywriting created content for a digital marketing firm. The firm works with Archetype Copywriting to provide content for social media. Archetype Copywriting’s work has helped the firm continue to work with clients.

    “Excellent.” - Group CEO, Digital Marketing Firm

  • 21
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Versys Media is a digital agency based in Sandton, South Africa. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, graphic design, web development, SEO, and other digital marketing services. Versys Media serves small companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, business services, and IT.

    Clients
    Nissan
    Isuzu, Carican Group
    Boulder Group
    Elu Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A construction services company hired Versys Media to help develop their website. Versys Media also helped update their company profile while engaged in the develpment of the website. They completed the project and the engagement saw the company's online presence improved and the company's business grow.

    "They gave us a website that aligns with our brand." - Managing Director, Construction Services Company

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Benoni South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Innovate
    Anong Thai
    Living Debt Free
    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

  • 23
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Umbro South Africa
    Industries
    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

  • 24
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    Webillism Web Design Company is a web development company founded in 1998. Based in Johannesberg, South Africa, their team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in web design, e-commerce development, and web development.

    Clients
    Fixed Mobile
    SS Telecoms
    PES Africa
    Pest Store
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Webillism Web Design Company redesigned a WordPress site for a product distributor. Their team integrated datasheets, videos, and products into the website. Navigability increased and the site has received positive feedback.

    “Their team provides good customer service; they really care about the end results. Webillism Web Design Company makes an effort to understand what their clients need, want or picture in their heads in terms of a product.” –Marketing Manager, Product Distributor

  • 25
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Shava Consulting is a website design and development company founded in 2019 in Johannesburg. With about 5 staff members on board, they provide web design and development services to small businesses. 

    Clients
    SIGC
    The Deal Advisory Services
    Your Financial Partner
    Notable Project

    Shava Consulting provided website development and guidance on the use of social media to a business academy. They explained how to create a sales funnel, how to leverage tools such as LinkedIn, and how to write articles and messages. Their work produced an uptick in leads for the client. 

    "Their approach was helpful, simple, systematic step by step process with a lot of patience shown when confronting challenges." – CEO & Owner, Business Academy

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    Social Path is a market research company located in Randburg, South Africa. The small team focuses on market research, digital strategy, social media marketing, search engine optimization, and more. The firm was founded in 2017.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Social Path designed content for an automotive company’s website. They also created a club where new drivers received help on how to make a claim or get in contact with the insurance in case of accidents.

    "Their team ability to deliver timelines was exceptional."

  • 27
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Adidas
    Nescafe
    Mini
    Heineken
    Industries
    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

  • 28
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Affinity Health
    Visa Logistics
    Sen Wellness Sanctuary
    Industries
    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

  • 29
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Launched in 1999, Spark PR is a PR firm. Their small team is located in San Francisco, California; New York, New York and Sandton, South Africa and specializes in public relations, social media marketing, content marketing, search engine optimization, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A brand specialist was looking to expand their reach and garner more product awareness, so they hired Spark PR for their media public relations and advertising services.

    "They gave us good feedback on some of the videos that we did."

  • 30
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durban South Africa

    ElmMac Media is software development & digital marketing company based in Durban, South Africa, with an office in North London, Canada. The company, founded in 2012, has a team of more than ten that provides e-commerce development, SEO, web development, mobile app development, IT managed services, and custom software development services. ElmMac Media serves small companies in various industries that include IT, telecommunications, and advertising & marketing.

    Clients
    Fresh Foods LLC
    DebtNett
    Coca-Cola RSA
    MTN UG
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A network marketing organization hired ElmMac Media for an ongoing engagement to provide marketing services. ElmMac Media has been meeting the organization's expectations during this engagement.

    "Acording to my experience with them everything is great." - CEO, Network Marketing Organization

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