First 4 web SEO is part of the People first Group of companies established in 1996. The People first Group is made up of People first and Peopletek, both recruitment businesses specialising in the technical engineering and the IT vertical market sectors. First 4 IT, another member of the group of companies, is independent IT Solutions Company specialising in the delivery of 3rd line IT support, web and email hosting and security. First 4 web SEO commenced trading in 2008, the company was created after the directors of the group of businesses explored ways to enhance their web presence. “I could not believe the disparity in the market, prices ranged from £50 to £50,000, SEO was projected as some form of dark art” stated Mark Granger, Group Managing Director. Being an IT specialist recruitment company and possessing internal IT knowledge through First 4 IT, it was not a massive step to establish First 4 web SEO. After delivering highly successful rankings for the group’s websites, it was a natural step to offer the services to the groups existing customers, since then the business has grown from strength to strength.
In 2010, in search of delivering the very best results at the most cost effective price, First 4 web SEO expanded their infrastructure by opening an office in Lahore, Pakistan. “Pakistan has an immense talent pool of highly skilled SEO and Web development specialists, for our business to be both competitive and responsive to the ever changing search engine ranking criterion, we needed to be in heart of the industry, like leading financial institutions in the City of London or technology businesses in Silicon Valley, California, Pakistan is recognised as one of the leading global contributors in the evolution of the web.” Mark Styles – CEO of the People first Group.