We're Quba, an experienced SEO Agency in Sheffield

We have a proven track record in delivering long term results and maximizing return on investment

SEO has been at the core of Quba’s offering since the agency was founded in 2000. Our long-standing clients are testament to our ability to drive continued results in the ever-changing search engine landscape.
Our Head of SEO Chris Ebbs has over 10 years’ experience and works directly on all client accounts. We offer project based services such as consultancy on new website projects, SEO reviews and audits as well as ongoing SEO management services.
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Keyword Research

To capitalise fully on the opportunities in your niche you need to be aware of the search queries being used at each stage of a customer's journey.
We identify keywords using historical data, PPC campaigns and competitor analysis and prioritise keyword optimisation based on evidence of their commercial effectiveness.

Content Optimisation

Search engines reward outstanding content that delights users. Is your content the best available in your niche?
We help you understand the content that ranks well and work with you to create content that can compete for the top spot.

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Technical SEO

The way your website is designed and built determines how well search engines can access, understand and rank your content.
Our technical SEO audits identify underlying issues that may prevent your website from ranking well. We identify roadblocks and deliver actionable and prioritised recommendations that unlock your website’s search potential.

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Quba's involvement at the go-live stage was really useful. It gave me the metrics I needed straight away to prove to the business that the go-live had been successful.
- David Brassey, Founder, Amrita Nutrition
The new website was more than perfect and completely ticked all the boxes in terms of usability and long lifespan due to keeping with the technological advancements.
- Macy E, Capita Medicare
To deliver our Kentico ecommerce website, we sought a company to support our own team of developers. Quba were an immediate choice due to their Kentico technical expertise and flexible approach to working with a third party. Their consultancy and support ensured the site was on-time and to our exacting standards.
- Caroline Batten - Head of Digital & Design, CGP Books Ltd
Quba's approach got right to the heart of what really mattered on this project. They immediately understood what we wanted to achieve and were able to add value throughout.
- Daniel Oliver, Colosseum Dental
Our website and Kentico CMS are linchpins for our business. Being able to manage selling, order processing and back-ordering through one system has made a massive difference to how we work.
- Steve N, Door Deals
Quba have helped us to identify improvements to what we do at ETOA and go above and beyond what we would expect if we have any technical queries.
- Paul D, European Tourism Association (ETOA)
Quba have played an integral role in Fircroft's content marketing success over the past 12 months. Their team of content marketing professionals have injected a burst of creativity and thoroughness into our digital marketing efforts which has reaped rewards on multiple levels, from new leads and candidates to improved SEO rankings and a national-level recruitment award.
- Andrew Yarwood, Group Marketing Director, Fircroft
The tool significantly reduces the amount of time that architects spend in specifying their projects. The technology greatly increases our ability to meet the needs of our commercial customers and ultimately helps us to sell more products.
- Tony Rheinberg, Group Marketing Manager
Thank you Quba for all the great work you have done for us on the site. The response has been very gratifying. You have been extremely easy to work with - and I never underestimate that. We are going to enjoy making this website work as hard as it can for us. Congratulations and on we go!
- Carol Davies - Head of Marketing & Communication, Education Development Trust
Quba took the time to gain insights from a range of people within its own business. The resulting UX piece had substantial depth in both the thinking and the execution.
- Paul McNulty, eCommerce Manager, London Luton Airport
Quba have played an integral role in Fircroft’s content marketing success over the past 12 months. Their team of content marketing professionals have injected a burst of creativity and thoroughness into our digital marketing efforts which has reaped rewards on multiple levels, from new leads and candidates to improved SEO rankings and a national-level recruitment award.
- Matthew Donnelly, Marketing and Communications Manager, Fircroft Group
In 2016 we embarked on a full site re-build and knew that we had to get the SEO right or risk losing sales. As our longstanding SEO provider QUBA worked with our development team to achieve a website that has not only maintained sales but delivered a marked improvement.
- Jamie W, GBPosters.com
The tool significantly reduces the amount of time that architects spend in specifying their projects. The technology greatly increases our ability to meet the needs of our commercial customers and ultimately helps us to sell more products.
- Tony M, Ideal Standard
Quba helped us by advising on technical improvements to our web server and with content that greatly improved the speed of the website for our users and its performance in Google and other search engines.
- Jim K, Ipsos MORI
We've worked with Quba on design and development projects for years, so we knew they'd be able to turn the project around quickly, efficiently and in line with the brief.
- Martin L, Irwin Mitchell
Quba are a very capable agency with good resources I wouldn't hesitate to recommend them if you have a large project to deliver. Quba took the time to gain insights from a range of people within its own business. The resulting UX piece had substantial depth in both the thinking and the execution.
- Paul M, London Luton Airport Ltd
Quba are experts at working in partnership with other agencies and marketing teams, so when my client needed a reliable partner, experienced in delivering large web projects, I didn’t hesitate to use them. Working closely with my branding agency they delivered a website that exactly meets my client’s needs.
- Steven Taylor, Marketing Consultant
Great web partners. Excellent, knowledgeable, friendly people who take the time and apply the tools to understand what our business needs to succeed on the web.
- Peter J, Managing Director, National Numbers
We chose to work with Quba on the back of their pitch which really got into the fundamentals of our business and how the internet could be used to find new customers.
- James M, Priory Group
Quba helped us to get more out of Sitefinity and to get a better integration with our CRM system. The new website is visually much more appealing than our old one and has helped us to significantly increase our engagement with our membership and the scientific community.
- Sabina Baba - Head of Marketing, Communications and Member Engagement , Society of Experimental Biologists
Working with the Quba team has been a pleasure; together we have created a clear vision for our site. They were able to understand our complex requirements.
- Torri Roddy, Director of Marketing and Admissions, Stowe School
Tight timescales, many players and moving parts. The customised Symphony solution made corporate procedures simple and fool proof.
- Gerard Lennox, Symphony Director
The planning workshops Quba facilitated were particularly useful in refining our brief and accommodating the many customer personas and user journeys within our business.
- Emily Paul, Marketing Director, Texthelp
For us, Quba offered a great balance of technical capability and understanding our brand and positioning.
- Emily Paul, Marketing Director, Texthelp
The Quba team was extremely creative in terms of understanding and meeting our vendor partner's format constraints when it came to video and gaming uploading and playback.
- Todd McElmurray, European e-Commerce Marketing Director, Toys R Us
Working with our designers, Quba's SEO specialists helped to rethink the landing page for our Health Cash Plan product. The resulting page delivers an improved user experience and is competing at the top of the search listings in a very competitive keyword space.
- Hans C, Westfield Health
Quba focused on maintaining and growing the traffic that drove sales, and we’re still reaping the rewards of this strategy one year on, with core keywords generating more traffic than they ever did on the previous site.
- Hans Cayley - Web Team Leader, Westfield Health

There’s no one size fits all to approach to linkbuilding and we assess the methods appropriate for your niche.
We might use content marketing to attract links or engage in digital PR and outreach to share your industry expertise with the press.
We score every link with a ‘link quality formula’. This shows the SEO value of each link and helps you to assess the ROI from our link building activities.

eCommerce SEO

eCommerce SEO is unique in its technical challenges and opportunities. It’s essential to seek out an SEO provider with specific ecommerce experience. Our specialist has worked with some of the largest ecommerce retailers in their fields and maintained long term relationships with them by delivering consistent year on year results.
Case study: Local retailer to national ecommerce player

New Website SEO

It’s critical to involve SEO during the scoping, design and development stages of a new website. Failure to do so risks a website that doesn’t perform in search and fixing it can mean expensive development costs. Quba’s design and build arm undertake new websites on a weekly basis and we integrate SEO into the majority of them. Our experience with new website SEO is second to none.
Case study: Improved revenue for UK's largest online poster retailer

Ready to discuss your project? Let’s talk

Matthew Williams

Matthew Williams

Managing Director

If you fancy a chat about anything digital, feel free to contact Matthew on email hello@quba.co.uk or give Matthew a call on 0114 279 7779.

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