Yep, it's hard for people to find you when they don't know you. Also, especially if you're new, it is handy to have an agency helping you out.
@SSDevie You can also checkout and signup for Upwork. Lots of potential clients post Silverstripe work there as well.
What are some examples of agencies?
Little Giant, DNA, Springload, Heyday, Chrometoaster, SilverStripe Ltd & plenty more
Heyday -> Wunderman Thompson now
Entirely depends on the size of the project, but have a look here: https://www.silverstripe.org/community/developer-and-partner-directory/
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Anyone know a good SEO/SEM resource?
Yes! U.S. based, http://Propecta.com! Owner's name is Nate. Tell him Nathan referred you. We used them at Marketo and I highly recommend them.
First Digital / Uprise?
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