NST Group is the UK’s largest educational travel company, designing custom school trips to destinations across the UK, Europe and worldwide for nearly 50 years.
The company approached CandidSky in May 2016 with a clear central goal – to increase the number of teacher enquiries for school trips through their website. We decided to combine our search engine optimisation, pay per click and CRO expertise to achieve this goal in the quickest possible time.
Gather all information
We immediately laid out an integrated three-month campaign involving PPC, SEO and conversion optimisation. This collaborative approach allowed us to increase traffic to the NST website and begin to make quick conversion gains prior to the September rush.
Find Solution & Solve it
A key challenge early on was to bridge any existing web page and content gaps so we could target highly relevant search terms that were resulting in potential lost traffic. We soon started seeing a significant shift in vital keyword rankings, which meant that many of NST’s web pages shifted to the first page of Google search rankings. Using A/B split testing we created and tested dedicated landing pages against the existing search results pages to further boost ranking potential.
Finally Get the Result
This was a highly time-sensitive project that tested our ability to deliver exceptional results to a very tight schedule.
Missing the boat here would have impacted NST’s business projections for the entire year – we made it with time to spare.