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Keytek is a national locksmith that was struggling to increase visibility at a local level. We used data visualisation to reveal where to focus its digital campaigns, which resulted in a 45% increase in conversions.

The homepage of the Keytek website which benefited from UX performance optimization by agency Vertical Leap
What was the problem?

Keytek asked us to increase search visibility for its nationwide locksmith services, located across more than 100 towns and cities. Although a national service, the challenge for Keytek was a lack of local, physical locations; and a large competitive market made up of other national firms and thousands of smaller, independent businesses.

Different locations had varying conversion rates, and to be effective, we needed to analyse vast amounts of performance data to prioritise those locations where budgets and resource offered the best return.

We further needed to improve relevancy for geographical targets, but the lack of physical locations made local optimisation an issue.

Keytek Case Study Data Visualisation showing UK locations where Keytek wished to gain customers through local SEO
Montage of Keytek's fleet of branded vans and one of its locksmiths working to gain access to a property
What was our solution?

We first needed to understand what the best converting locations were. Using data visualisation heat mapping, we identified where the greatest search demand was, the locations with the most conversions, and where Keytek had the most effective visibility across paid and organic search. This provided us with the insights to understand how to distribute spend and resource to maximise results.

Turning our attention to local optimisation, Apollo Insights gave us prioritised recommendations and insights for the more than 150 Keytek service locations and web pages. With this list of threats and opportunities, we were able to scale the local optimisation by concentrating on the quick wins and activities that would be most effective.

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Did it work?

Since we began to implement the Keytek search strategies, we have achieved the target ROI that the customer required us to hit to provide a profitable return.  Overall visibility increased, and conversions grew by 45%.

Working closely with our in-house marketing team and utilising Apollo Insights Vertical Leap has successfully helped us to scale up our search marketing - no other agency has achieved this! We look forward to continue to work together with Vertical Leap and building on this success.

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