Portsmouth, Hampshire

SEO Agency in Portsmouth



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Established in 2006, boxChilli is a dynamic and innovative SEO agency in Portsmouth dedicated to helping businesses grow their online visibility. Our organic search experts are here to help build your business’ digital performance, which in turn will bring you more sales, high-intent leads and a stronger presence in your service area.

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Delivering Innovative SEO Campaigns for Almost 20 Years

Here at boxChilli, search engine optimisation (SEO) is what we do best. That’s all about getting more traffic to your website, which ultimately leads to more sales and a positive return on your investment. Recognised as one of Portsmouth’s leading and most experienced SEO agency, we boast unmatched expertise in all things digital marketing, servicing businesses of all sizes across the city – our client results speak for themselves!

  • Covers Timber & Builders Merchants

    150% increase in new users to e-commerce site year on year

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    Covers employed seo agency boxchilli to improve visibility
  • BJH Windows and Conservatories

    Target Keywords In Position 1 on Google

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    bjh windows and conservatories rankings increase

Leading the Digital Way in Portsmouth

As experts in all things SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), we offer a range of services including strategic planning, research, competitor analysis, link building, technical and local SEO. Struggling to get noticed online? boxChilli can craft bespoke strategies that make a real difference for your business.

Whilst our team boasts industry-leading expertise in SEO and a comprehensive understanding of Portsmouth’s market landscape (we started out in Goldsmith Avenue, Fratton over 18 years ago), there isn’t a one size fits all approach to our methodologies. Iconic Portsmouth-based businesses such as Hover Travel will require something completely different to a national business like Earth Cycle in order to run a successful SEO campaign. That’s why our SEO experts customise each campaign specifically for your needs, so that we can provide strategies that gets your business found in a rapidly-changing digital world.

Choosing boxChilli as your Portsmouth SEO Partner

Beginning in 2006 with just Anders (our MD), his laptop, and a phone, boxChilli was founded in Fratton on the ethic of ‘do good work’. Over the years that have followed, we’ve grown steadily to where we are now.

After nearly 20 years and expanding to 28 team members, the importance of client relationships hasn’t changed at boxChilli. We ensure you’re always seen as a valued client of ours, not just a number on a list. The wider digital marketing team regularly come together to share ideas between departments and are never too busy to stop and chat with clients so that they are kept up to date with what we’re doing, and more importantly, why.

  • SEO Campaigns Since 2006

    Over 18 years of experience managing successful SEO campaigns in Portsmouth and the UK

  • Certifications and Accreditations

    We’re accredited and certified partners of Google and Microsoft

  • Central Point of Contact

    Dedicated SEO account manager at your disposal

  • Expert SEO Professionals

    Access to some of Portsmouth’s most talented SEO specialists

  • In-House Team

    Fully in-house team, including our own web developers spread across multiple offices near Portsmouth

  • No Black-Hat SEO

    All our methodologies are in-line with Google’s policies (no black-hat SEO)

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Schedule a 15 minute introductory call with a member of our expert team, where we can unpack your challenges and start to explore how we can help you increase customers and sales.

 Our Approach to SEO

In the rapidly changing world of digital marketing, we’re constantly updating our strategies to incorporate the latest advancements without overlooking the proven strategies that lead to SEO success. While SEO may seem complicated, our results are proof that with the right approach and done correctly, it’s perfectly manageable. Our transparent approach ensures you’re always informed about our strategies and their purposes, streamlining the SEO rollercoaster for our clients.

  • Research and Strategy

    In-depth SEO insights for your business

    Whenever a Portsmouth business approaches us for SEO help, we start things off with a comprehensive website health check and audit. This deep dive into your site helps us understand who’s visiting your website and ensures they align with your target audience – our priority is driving the RIGHT kind of traffic to your website.

  • Technical SEO

    Getting the foundations of your website fixed

    If your website isn’t bringing in the right kind of visitors or ranking well organically on Google, the first consideration is your on-site SEO.

    With our custom website auditing software and deep insights into Google’s famous algorithms, we’ll analyse your website’s technical performance to see where improvements can be made and make sure your site has all the fundamentals in place.

    Technical SEO
  • Link Building and Outreach

    Relevant backlinks and off-site SEO

    Establishing links and relevant citations across the internet is an important aspect of SEO. Backlinks from websites that carry high authority can be viewed as ‘votes’ endorsing your product or service, making them key trust signals for Google.

    Shortcuts are not an option for us because we know that poor quality links could jeopardise your website and brand’s integrity. Our approach is to develop organic, high-quality links that position your business as a trusted authority, fully in line with E-E-A-T standards.

    Link Building
  • Local SEO

    Dominate PO postcodes

    To rank well within Portsmouth, your Google Business Profile is crucial. Local search is now the standard way people find what they need, and without proper optimisation, you’re leaving business on the table. When was the last time you used a ‘near me’ search on Google?!

    We aim to boost your brand’s visibility on Google Maps, drawing in local visitors to your website. By taking a proactive approach, our team ensures you see results as quickly as possible.

    Local SEO

Trusted SEO Agency in Portsmouth

boxChilli’s SEO guru’s have over 100 years of combined experience and we know exactly what needs to be done to optimise your site. We have dedicated specialists in all aspects of SEO, so whether you need to understand why your website is slow to load or perhaps you’re unsure how to improve your local reach, you will have access to some of Portsmouth’s best SEO consultants.

As certified partners of Google and Microsoft, our specialists are required to hold current certifications and pass annual exams- this ensures they stay up-to-date with the latest SEO trends and best practices.

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Delivering SEO Campaigns Across Portsmouth

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What Our SEO Services Include

As Portsmouth’s premier SEO partner, boxChilli is dedicating to boosting your website’s performance, achieving top positions on Google, improving your visibility in PO postcodes and driving sales! We go beyond conventional SEO practices in where we utilise our 28 strong team to create a tailored digital marketing strategy that gets you the results you want.

Having delivered 100’s of successful SEO campaigns for various Portsmouth organisations since 2006, we have the experience and expertise to deliver exactly what you require. At boxChilli, we don’t just offer generic and templated SEO services, we ensure that our strategies are aligned with your own business objectives, providing a bespoke service that is unique to your requirements. This section provides an overview of our offerings and the benefits of partnering with us.

  • Deep-rooted Knowledge of Portsmouth

    With previous offices in Old Portsmouth, Southsea Marina and just off the Eastern Road, we know Portsmouth like the back of our hand

  • Fully Bespoke SEO Strategy

    Tailor-made SEO roadmaps designed specifically for your business goals, ensuring maximum visibility and return on investment

  • Industry-leading Software & Technology

    boxChilli utilise the latest SEO tools and technologies for in-depth analysis and strategy implementation

  • Keyword Tracking

    Monitoring your website’s rankings for specific keywords over time, ensuring we target the most effective search terms for your audience

  • Training & Consultation

    We provide your team with SEO knowledge through expert training and consultancy, improving your internal capabilities

  • Technical Audits

    We evaluate your website with our own auditing software to identify and fix technical issues that hinder search engine visibility

  • White-Hat SEO Techniques

    Implementing ethical, search engine-approved methods to improve your ranking, avoiding penalties and ensuring long-term success

Does your Business in Portsmouth Need Help With SEO?

Yes, Please!

Generating SEO Success in Portsmouth Since 2006!

Being the second most densely populated local authority outside of London, Portsmouth presents businesses a great opportunity to get in front of their ideal customer. Serving clients across the naval city is where we really shine – don’t just take our word for it!

From taking the well-established Covers Timber & Builders Merchants to new heights by increasing their new users by 150% YoY, to achieving number 1 position on Google for Blue Star Asbestos, we have unrivalled experience in delivering tangible ROI.

Mix these results with a deep-rooted knowledge of the city (we’ve had offices in Old Portsmouth, Southsea, Milton and nearby Waterlooville), you get an SEO agency you can trust.

What is local SEO?

Local SEO is all about getting your business seen online by your target demographic in specific geographical locations. If your company operates within a radius of your local area, we can create a strategy that will revolve around location-specific organic search rankings, Google Business Profile optimisation, and local directories so that your presence will be too hard to miss.

Our digital marketing team specialise in local SEO strategies so if you’re thinking of getting your campaign up and running, we have industry-leading experts just north of Portsmouth in Waterlooville.

Why should I work with a local SEO agency?

If you’re a Portsmouth business, choosing to work with a local SEO agency has a plethora of benefits as opposed to working with one on the other side of the country. Engaging with us means having leading SEO experts work with you, coupled with a dedicated effort to personalise your project to your exact needs.

Here at boxChilli, we’re proud to have collaborated with Portsmouth’s leading brands on SEO campaigns of all sizes, from local to national. Trust us, you’re in safe hands!

How much does SEO in Portsmouth cost?

We don’t necessarily offer SEO packages in where you get a set amount of work for a set price, as we believe each project is unique and deserves a bespoke approach. Please contact us for a unique pricing structure.

How long does it take for SEO to work?

When we start our SEO journey together, part of our process involves identifying key factors that influence the timeline for achieving visible results. Factors include your website’s size and complexity, your business goals, the specific audience you aim to reach, and the level of competition in your industry. SEO presents a long-term and sustainable method of digital marketing, so if you’re looking for an ROI in a matter of weeks, we’d recommend looking at different digital marketing strategies instead.

Put simply, the duration of SEO projects differs because we customise every campaign to the unique needs of each client

Can PPC and SEO work together?

When done correctly, paid search and organic search campaigns can work wonders for your website’s visibility. Integrating Google Ads with a sold SEO strategy can significantly increase your presence in search results, giving you more time to focus on traditional marketing methods!

Beginning Your SEO Journey?

For those just starting out, SEO and digital marketing can seem like a maze, but we’re here to guide and simplify it for our clients. You probably have lot’s of questions about how SEO functions and what it can achieve for you, which is why we’ve compiled some frequently asked questions from those who enquire about SEO with us.


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