When you need large-scale SEO, only a handful of agencies can give you the results you need. That’s why you can’t use just any SEO agency. When you want to get the best results for your business, you need to make sure that you’re partnering with a firm that’s a good match for you in the long-term. Otherwise, your business can lose more than it gains. We’ve gone through a huge list of SEO firms throughout the world and narrowed down the best to these 35. These companies are some of the best in the industry, and they’re trusted by a variety of different corporations to get exceptional results for their digital marketing dollar. Find the one that works best for you!
Updated January 2017
2017’s Best Enterprise SEO Companies
Full Time Employees
Now that you know the rankings, you can check all of these SEO companies out for yourself! They’ve all shown that they can deliver exceptional results to help fuel company-wide growth, allowing their clients — and potentially you — to earn more revenue than ever before. The majority of the companies that we’ve polled are located within North America. This isn’t because our experts believe North American companies are superior — it’s because our experts only speak English. While that may have eliminated potential candidates from this list because they use other languages, it would be impossible for us to every SEO company in every applicable language. Instead, we stuck with what we know to make sure we could look at as many SEO agencies as possible and evaluate them fairly.
Our #1 spot belongs to WebpageFX
WebpageFX is an American Internet marketing agency with a long history of success. They’ve been in business in 1997, making them one of the oldest SEO agencies in the world. In addition to their work in SEO, they were also named one of the best places to work in 2015 by Best Companies Group and one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the US by Inc. 500.
Second place: Straight North
Straight North is an agency that’s oriented middle-market firms with online sales leads and ecommerce revenue. They’re also the only online agency with real-time reports so their clients can get fast and accurate information on their strategies. With four locations throughout the US, Straight North operates primarily in the Northeast United States.
The bronze medal: iCrossing
iCrossing is one of the few agencies on this list that’s owned by a larger parent corporation: Hearst Media. As a result, they have 17 locations throughout the world, including three in the UK and seven in the US. Their access to huge quantities of data — supplied by Hearst — combined with their ability to obtain clients in nearly any widely-spoken language makes them one of the most versatile firms in the world. If you’d like to know more, take a look at our full guide on choosing an SEO company.