Finding a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that fits your requirements is not always straightforward. Using search engines to find agencies can often mean a series of false starts, wasting time and money. AgencyComparison’s free and intelligent comparison tool has been created to meet this issue, matching your business with the search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that it gels with best. To go through our step-by-step guide below, begin by registering with AgencyComparison for free.
What are the Benefits of Comparing Agencies?
Comparison tools have long been popular for a variety of services, resulting in a host of benefits for both suppliers and buyers. At AgencyComparison, we came to understand that the requirements of a client and an agency’s abilities did not always line up successfully, with one or both parties often becoming unsatisfied over time without growth.
That is why we developed our smart comparison platform. Unlike comparison tools for energy or insurance providers that look solely for the cheapest deal available, our comparison tool works to match clients and agencies that are best suited to one another. This is achieved by a variety of factors:
- Our use of AI, machine learning and data science.
- A thorough maintenance of accounts on our platform.
- Our years of experience working with agencies from a range of sectors.
- The intuitively simple design of our platform allowing buyers to search effectively.
Through our competitive and fair platform, you may find an exciting search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that is not as established when utilising typical agency sourcing methods. Here are a range of areas that are benefited when using agency comparison:
Will There Be More Agencies Available to Me?
Perhaps one of the most significant benefits of our comparison tool is the range of agencies it makes available to you. By simply having more agencies available to you, the chances of finding one that fits your business’s requirements increases significantly.
With larger agencies tending to have the most effective presence online, it is easy to assume that they will therefore have the biggest impact on your project. This, however, is not always the case. Every client has different needs and expectations. So, while the most well-known search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA may have a proven history of as an effective supplier for a considerable amount of people, that may not be the case for your business. With a broad variety of agencies to look through on AgencyComparison.com, you can properly compare and contrast them whilst considering your business’s unique requirements. Whether this is an agency’s history, or its unique selling points, using our comparison tool can allow for a more balanced overview of the options available to you. When placed side-by-side, you can quickly determine which agencies do and don’t work. This means that less time is wasted researching various agencies or in discussion with them.
How does AgencyComparison Guarantee Effective Matching?
Another advantage that results from using AgencyComparison’s unique tool is that you have a significant amount of control over your relationship with your selected search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA. From the tailored selection process that allows you to handpick the agencies that directly offer the most to your project, to relationship maintenance, we promise that clients will be satisfied with their supplier.
Once an agency has been selected for your project, both the supplier and yourself are provided with a mutual NDA template. This ensures that your relationship is protected from the beginning. By guaranteeing that both parties are comfortable sharing their unique ideas and methods with each other, the relationship can be sure to not have any early hindrances. Once this NDA template has been signed, we strongly recommend that this is then uploaded to our platform, for each party’s peace of mind.
It may also may be that, for whatever reason, you are not satisfied with your project’s progress. Should this happen, we promise to mediate the relationship or, if required, find a replacement supplier. This means that you do not need to worry about a drawn out process when switching suppliers for your contract should you be unsatisfied.
Will I have More Control by Comparing Agencies?
When searching for a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA through more typical routes, such as search engines or word of mouth, it is common to commit to an agency before being shown specifically what they will do for your project. When using AgencyComparison.com, you have much more insight into what an agency will do for your project and, therefore, more control over the relationship.
By being able to compare and contrast agencies before making any contractual commitments, there is no need for risk or guesswork when it comes to picking an agency. Similarly, an agency’s work history and feedback is user-defined. So, unlike the very best testimonials that will often be found on an agency’s website, all ratings are sourced from other projects they have taken on within AgencyComparison.com.
With the complex terminology and marketing jargon that it is easy to encounter when researching a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA, it can be difficult to determine which best fits your project. When using AgencyComparison, your project comes first. By outlining your project in detail, any pitches you receive from your shortlisted agencies will address its requirements directly. This makes the selection process significantly easier. When an agency’s pitch directly discusses the ways in which your project will be managed, it is much easier to determine which agency is most likely to produce the best results.
Project-specificity in the selection process also gives agencies that may be effective but less easily discovered a chance to pitch for your project. It may be, for example, that your project will be developed best by the specialist approach of a smaller search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA. This is especially true if your business works within an industry niche. Or, conversely, it may be better handled by the tried and tested, full service approach of a larger agency. In any case, when agencies are compared side-by-side, it is easier to determine who will add the most to your project.
Can I Manage More than One Agency?
AgencyComparison.com’s tracking capabilities allows users to manage a range of projects in the same place. This makes it easier to identify strengths and weaknesses of projects by being able to compare their varying progress. Simply visit the ‘Projects’ area of your account and go through each project’s progress reports in sequence.
The ability to manage all projects within a single platform also provides the added advantage of less communication needed internally across teams or departments. By being able to have the same team member monitor projects across IT, Digital or Tech-related agencies, for example, the combined benefit of a range of projects can be more readily identified whilst time is saved that might usually be lost relaying information in meetings or across emails. This means that, not only can the management process become more dependable across projects, but there can also be a significant reduction in labour costs.
How are Agencies Sourced?
By allowing agencies and clients to register with AgencyComparison.com for free, we ensure that agencies and buyers of all sizes have a platform to tender services. This means that, when searching for a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA, you will be able to analyse a range of agencies beyond those that are already established. This accessibility also means that, just like comparison tools for other services, there is increased competitiveness amongst suppliers. With less-experienced agencies being able to directly compete with more popular suppliers, you unearth a much better deal than anticipated.
While there are a broad range of options when searching through AgencyComparison.com, our smart comparison tool will only show you those that are likely to fit your needs. This is because each search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that comes up in your search is selected intelligently. Utilising AI, machine learning and data science, we will only highlight those that are likely to fit with your project.
How do I Begin Comparing Each search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA?
Before you begin comparing agencies, it is worth considering your budget and the service that you require. Budget is particularly important as this will have a direct influence over which agencies pitch to you. With this in mind, having a clear understanding of what it is that you require from a supplier will also help when it comes to making a selection. This can be achieved by being as concise as possible in your project’s objectives. So, if you have a tender for your project already, this is worth uploading to your account.
With AgencyComparison.com, beginning to compare agencies for your project is made simple by our easy-to-use interface. Simply follow our step-by-step guide to see for yourself how easy it is to find a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that fits your project best:
To begin comparing quotes for a project, you must first registering an account. To do this, simply click ‘Register For Free’ from the top right corner of the AgencyComparison.com home page. Once you have arrived at the registration page, you must first specify whether you are an agency or a buyer and then enter in your details.
Once you have submitted your details, you will receive an email that confirms your account has been created. Following this, all you need to do is sign in with your details.
Add details to your profile
After signing in, start by filling in the details of your account so that any interested agencies can find out more about your business. This will also increase the likelihood of agencies pitching for your projects. Similarly, adding a link to any reviews or testimonials about your business will help establish your business to any interested suppliers. Once happy that you have completed your profile, click ‘Update’.
Search and shortlist agencies
After doing this, return to the home page, select a service from the drop down menu and then enter in your post code or city. Doing this will ensure that every search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that fits your needs is shown.
Refine your search
Filtering your search can be simple but effective way to streamline your search by removing those that you may wish to omit, such as agencies with no history or those with low ratings. Similarly, it can be useful way to rediscover a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that you had previously liked but did not shortlist. Simply sort results alphabetically if you can remember the name of the supplier or search by keyword.
Explore and Shortlist your Favourite Agencies
To begin the next stage of your agency comparison, go through the profiles that interest you most. An agency’s rating, work history, feedback, and certificates are all worth consideration at this stage. Should you like the profile of a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA after looking over it, return to your search results and click ‘Add to Shortlist’ at the right of the profile. Once you have shortlisted an agency, they will be included within your comparison, meaning that you will receive quotes and pitches should they be interested in the project.
Create a project
To receive quotes from your shortlisted suppliers you must create a project. To do this, click ‘Projects’ at the top right of the home screen whilst signed in. Once you have done this, you will be on a page like the one above. From this page, click ‘Submit New Project’ from the menu bar along the left side of the screen. Once on this page, you will need to enter some details relating to your project:
- Minimum and maximum budget
- The project’s specific service requirements
- A proposed start date
- Details about your project – this can be in the box provided or, should you already have a tender, this can be attached as a document.
After inputting the details of your pitch, click ‘Submit’. This will then send an alert to your shortlisted agencies about your project. Pitches may take a while to receive back so it is advised that you ensure that email alerts are enable so that you know when quotes and pitches are received. Accounts will receive email alerts by default, so this will only need to be changed if you specified you would not like to receive them when creating your account.
Select from pitches
To look through your proposals, simply visit your account’s ‘Projects’ area and then click on ‘Pending Proposals’ from the menu along the left. When you are on this page you will be able to see all of your pitches and accept or reject them whenever you please. When you have accepted a proposal, your project will become live and can be seen in the ‘Active Projects’ area. Within this area, there are a number of other features to take note of:
- Invoices – Manage the financial side of your relationship with a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA
- Leave Feedback – Detail your experiences with any agencies that you have worked with
- Project Reports – Analyse the results of your project
- Chat Conversations – Communicate with suppliers within AgencyComparison.com’
This is particularly helpful if you have a number of active projects that you would like to manage side-by-side. By being able to track projects more routinely in our platform, it is much easier to identify issues and growth for yourself without needing to rely on an agency’s own reports.
Invite existing contacts
If you happen to have a shortlist within AgencyComparison.com but would like to compare an agency that does not have an account with us, you can sent them an invite to sign up. This is especially helpful for the pitch selection process where being able to compare pitches within the same area can make things a bit easier to keep on top of. This is also useful should you want to protect your relationship with an agency that does not yet have an account with us. This can ensure that tracking a project’s progress is simple and makes switching agencies easier should this be needed in the future.
How much does it cost?
When clients use AgencyComparison.com there are no costs, hidden or otherwise. This means that you can manage every stage of the agency-client relationship within our platform with no time or budgeting constraints. Simply sign up below, create a project and manage any pitches that you receive.
Once a pitch has been accepted, projects can still continue to be managed without any costs incurred for the buyer. Once you have secured a contract with a supplier, there will be a 10% monthly fee of the agency’s service fees. This will, however, not affect the price of your service.
What is Management Procurement?
If preferred, AgencyComparison.com also offers a service in which we can manage your agency procurement for you for a small 10% charge of your agreed monthly fee. This is particularly useful if you are not familiar sourcing a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA or would just rather cut out the middle man.
Our well-researched team are more than capable of matching your business with the right search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA. To begin the process, complete our form below and we will be in touch as soon as possible to discuss the details of your project. Once we have a thorough understanding of your project, we will do the rest.
Whilst there are a number of lead gen platforms and directories that serve as platforms for agencies, AgencyComparison.com is the first and only website that allows clients to properly compare potential suppliers. As a platform that can be signed up to for free by clients and suppliers alike, there are some agencies that consider AgencyComparison.com as a lead source. It is not, however, a lead gen platform. This is because, unlike lead gen platforms that sell leads to as many businesses as possible without considering their capabilities, our platform is there to assist in the effective sourcing and managing of agency contracts.
Our platform has been made to ensure that client-agency relationships are protected and strengthened at every stage. It is by ensuring that all of the crucial elements of a project are found within our platform that any developments, good or bad, can be identified. This ensures that all of a project’s important parts can be easily located, reducing the risk of confusion.
Other than the comparison and progress-tracking capabilities of our platform, it has also been designed with user interface in consideration. One way that this has been ensured is the division found in the platform between sourcing agencies in the ‘Shortlists’ area and managing shortlisted agencies in the ‘Projects’ area. This means that your search for a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA, for example, can be carried out in a separate portion of the platform away from any ongoing projects you may already be involved with.
Learn about how AgencyComparison.com can help get your project up and running when you register for free today. Begin searching for a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA that fits your business’s unique requirements and receive a range of pitches for your project. Or, if you would prefer us to find a search engine marketing (SEM) agency in Cleveland, USA for you, simply fill in our management procurement form below with some details about your project. We will then get back to you as soon as possible with the next steps.