Manning Search Marketing

(709) 701-2422

Frequently Asked Questions

How many years experience do you have?
Gerard Manning has been working in the internet marketing field since April 2000. He originally started with Enquiro Search Solutions  (now known as Mediative) based out of Kelowna, BC. Manning Search Marketing was started by Mr. Manning as of January 2005.

Gerard is SEMPO Certified in Advanced Search Optimization and also specializes in Technical SEO to help solve tough website issues. “Gerard Manning received SEMPO Institute Certificate Number 6459 effective 9/15/2011. Confirmation regarding the course completion can be sent to”

How many projects have you been involved with?
Since April 2000, Gerard Manning has worked on well over 100+ campaigns in a wide variety of industries from small mom and pop sites to large corporate websites. He has been involved in the complete website campaign development from the initial website review to the ongoing website optimization duties.

What kind of guarantee do you offer?
We stand behind our service and work 100% and are confident that your site will see improvement. It is important to not get caught up in blind guarantees that can be misleading. Our goal is to make your site perform to its potential. With each plan we will prepare a special overview for your site to better inform you on what to expect. We offer month to month contracts on all our packages.

We aim to better inform you on the search marketing industry and to fully disclose all work that is done on your website and that it will meet the guidelines of the search engines.

Be cautious of Search Marketing firms providing Guarantees! Read Google’s take – Webmasters/Site owners Help, in this Google themselves make reference to this.

No one can guarantee a #1 ranking on Google.

Beware of companies that claim to guarantee rankings, allege a “special relationship” with Google, or advertise a “priority submit” to Google. There is no priority submit for Google. In fact, the only way to submit a site to Google directly is through our Add URL page or by submitting a Sitemap and you can do this yourself at no cost whatsoever.

Where will the work reside, and who will own the work?
The work will always reside on your server. Any content or pages (including title and meta tags) developed will be your property once payments are completed.

How often will reports be available?
Reports are available on a monthly basis to inform you on the progress of your marketing campaign. If you require different reporting options, these can be discussed.

When should I start to see results?
With organic SEO, results are not instantaneous and at times it can take months for results to appear. There are many factors that come into play with the organic results. For more information, please see when to expect results.

With PPC, results are instantaneous and dependent on the allotted budget that you provide. Once the budget runs out, the sponsored listings will no longer show.

What Tactics will you use?
No dangerous tactics will be used in the positioning of your website. It is important to look at the long term focus of your marketing campaign, and no quick tricks will be used to increase your rankings in the search engines that will cause your website to be banned.

What about your prices, What sets you apart from the competition?
With Manning Search Marketing being a small company with very little overhead. We are able to devote more time on a monthly basis to help make your online business get that extra push you deserve. Contact us for a quote and review of your site.

I don’t have a website, where do I start?
If you are new to the world of internet marketing and you do not have a website, we can help you get started. Virtually every firm would rather you help you out before hand, as this can save you much time and money. Far to often website owners have come after the fact with websites that need additional work done in order for their site to be properly found on the search engine results page. We can help you with choosing the right domain, setting up your initial social media avenues, finding a good hosting company and help determine the right site that would work for you.

Manning Search Marketing can help you with building out blog designs and general website developments and upgrades. Contact us for details on building your new site.

Contact Us today!.