Ocean Bear Digital has worked alongside us to build our short and long term digital strategy. They successfully combine the science of SEO and analytics to deliver commercial results and major ROI. It’s big brand thinking and strategy without the pretense and budget. They took the time to understand our business model, brand, market and competitors, educated us and worked with us to define our goals and used this to create a way forward. After a few short weeks, it is already delivering tangible outcomes and building our business online. We are so incredibly grateful to have Ocean Bear Digital as a partner in our business.
We specialize in helping small businesses get noticed in the places that matter.
As a small business, you likely don’t have a bottomless bucket of advertising dollars. You also want complete assurance that what you do spend is being invested into channels that stand the best chance of generating you leads, sales and revenue.
We’re industry leaders and masters of our craft in small business search engine optimization (or ‘SEO’) and small business Google Ads, including Search, Shopping and Remarketing.
As a small business, these are the channels you should focus your advertising dollars on. Why? Because they capitalize on ‘commercial intent’. In other words, these channels are focused on ensuring you appear when consumers are actively searching for the products or services you offer.
As an example, we work with a debt collection agency who previously had close to zero visibility on Google. Through extensive keyword research, we identified there were close to 50,000 Google searches a month in Canada relating to debt collection. These included search terms such as “debt collection agency” (1,180 searches a month) and “debt collector” (880 searches a month). In other words, searches where there was clearly commercial intent to hire a debt collector. We now run a Google Ads account that delivers this company dozens of leads per month, and we’ve increased their ranking across a subset of high-value debt collection search terms by over 1,200%.
Put simply, we’re not an agency that pretends to be all things to all people. We focus relentlessly and methodically on helping small businesses make the most of their advertising dollars and dominate their competition on Google; and our results speak for themselves.
Proven, winning SEO and Google Ads results
First position rankings
Increase in google visibility
Return on ad spend
Cost per lead
Why we’re the top SEO for small business
No fuss, high-performance SEO and Google Ads solutions
We will help you get discovered
Companies we’ve worked with
Jamie is a talented digital consultant and has been a great asset to Hastings Deering and the Caterpillar brand. Jamie has helped us develop and execute comprehensive and robust integrated digital marketing strategies that have had a significant impact on the mining arm of the Hastings Deering business. His technical ability and knowledge in digital has helped us drive significant digital innovation and disruption at the company. He is a subject matter expert in marketing automation – particularly business to business – and of course, all things Google. Highly recommended!
We were in a tricky spot and didn’t know where to turn. We didn’t rank on anything except our own brand name on Google (and even then we weren’t in first position). Working with Ocean Bear Digital, we now rank strongly across most industry search terms. Our traffic has gone up and we get a steady stream of enquiries. We’ve found Jamie super pleasant to work with. Importantly, he took the time to learn about our industry and business to deliver the best outcomes. He explained his process in a way we could understand and is very responsive.
If you’re looking for a small business SEO or Google Ads solution that actually moves the needle, you’ve come to the right place. We’re friendly, responsive, and masters of our craft in small business SEO and Google Ads.
You don’t get this far without a few questions
Lots! We have over 15 years’ experience running Google Ads, and over 10 years’ experience in SEO. Google doesn’t offer an SEO certification, but we’re Google Search Ads and Google Shopping certified. We’ve worked with large multi-nationals, including Caterpillar and Goal Zero, down to local small businesses.
No. Our contracts are month-to-month. We specialize in small business SEO services, and we realise small businesses are agile and need flexibility in managing their cash flow. SEO is one of the most important channels you can invest in for your business, so we always recommend continuity to ensure the best results.