The Cheltenham Festival is one of the biggest events in the sporting events calendar – and a critical period if you’re in the gaming industry. In SEO terms, nothing quite matches the volume Cheltenham generates.
Our client tasked us with helping them become the #1 sportsbook operator during the Cheltenham Festival on desktop and mobile. They wanted to:
In-depth competitor research allowed us to fully understand the target market, precisely when interest in Cheltenham started and when customers were likely to convert.
Creative content production from our in-house team supported our efforts to generate great links for our client from top-tier publications in their target niche.
We developed an agile link building strategy, to ensure our client got maximum benefit from our activity, without wasting budget.
The targeted terms had pre-festival search volumes of over 170,000 searches.
Our client rose to - and stayed in - the #1 betting operator position, on average, for all of the 20 terms we targeted.
During the festival, we were able to gain an additional 10 positions overall against fierce competition.
Our client rose to - and stayed in - the #1 betting operator position for 16 of the 20 terms we targeted, on average, with two other terms in the second position.
During the festival, we were able to gain an additional 48 positions overall against fierce competition.
You can learn more in our eBook, How Marginal Gains Can Get You Lengths Ahead at Cheltenham.
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