Four Dots

Enhancing Crucial Hosting’s SEO Strategy for Improved Online Presence

A Case Study by Four Dots

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  • Client: Crucial Hosting
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  • Industries: Web Hosting, Web Services, Managed Services
  • Period: 24 months


Crucial Australia sought the expertise of Four Dots to strengthen their content marketing strategy, enhance their backlink profile, and increase its industry authority. Already established as a reputable web hosting service provider in Australia, Crucial Hosting aimed to solidify its position as a trusted Australian service provider actively engaged in the community.

The goal was to create a content strategy that would reinforce Crucial’s credibility and resonate with its target audience. Significant progress was achieved in the first quarter of implementation, leading to a continued partnership between Four Dots and Crucial.


The collaboration between Four Dots and Crucial Hosting delivered the following results:

  • Crucial Hosting achieved first-page rankings on Google search results for their chosen target keywords within a few months.
  • The number of inbound links doubled in the first quarter, enhancing the website’s authority.
  • Social media engagements increased by up to 100% for targeted posts.
  • Diversification of the backlink portfolio improved domain authority by 20.
  • An increase in organic impression share was observed.
  • A Google Manual penalty was successfully revoked.


Applied SEO Methodology

Four Dots approached the Crucial Hosting case with meticulous attention to detail, following these steps:

  1. Industry Research and Competitor Analysis: In-depth research and analysis of the web hosting industry and competitors provided valuable insights.
  2. Content Strategy Development: Four Dots identified the types of online content and resources that Crucial’s target audience regularly engages with, ensuring a more focused and effective content strategy.
  3. Diversification of Content: The primary aim was to diversify content offerings and create content in various forms, leading to the generation of natural and authoritative inbound links.

Services Provided

  • Industry Analysis: Detailed research into the target audience’s interests and online behavior.
  • Content Development: Production of diverse content types for the client’s blog, aligned with predefined topics.
  • Content Distribution: Identification of industry websites interested in content syndication and outreach.
  • Influencer Outreach: Building relationships and communication with top industry influencers.

About the Client

Crucial Hosting is a leading Australian provider of web hosting services. Established in 2003, the company focuses on empowering small businesses with reliable hosting solutions. Over the years, Crucial Hosting has partnered with thousands of Australian businesses and is recognized as a trusted ally for digital innovations.

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