About us

Digital Marketing Agency in Durham, NC

We're digital marketing experts serving Durham, NC, and beyond with complementarity web design and SEO for small businesses.

    Everything included

    One low price

    No contracts

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    We're uncomplicating web design and SEO one small business at a time!

  • No Meetings

    Eliminating the sales pitch and constant back & forth affords us the lowest prices.

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    Have it all

    With the optimal digital marketing mix, we've got all the essentials covered!


I envision a world where creating an online presence is as easy and affordable as putting up a yard sale sign. In this new world, competition and creativity are rampant, while webspam and plagiarism are things of the past.

Derek Cummings | 15 years experience

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    I'm a full-time student and father of one with a passion for SEO. I hope to one day become a search marketing strategist for a major firm, work remotely, and retire early in the tropics! Enough about me, let's hear about your business!

Our Mission

Our goal is ambitious but simple. We're on a mission to uncomplicate digital marketing for the little guy, one small business, and one blogger at a time by providing both affordable and complimentary web design and SEO.

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Legit SEO for the Masses

Although we don't have a 24/hr support staff, or physical locations around the US, by controlling our costs we can ensure that whether your a blogger, small business, or an agency, you're getting outstanding value and return on investment when you hire SEO SEMPER, Durham's trusted digital marketing agency.

When we started zeroing in on our niche, pricing out our services, I refused to offer something that wasn't BOTH better and cheaper. If we couldn't do both, then we didn't even consider exploring it.

Do it Yourself First Philosophy

We've built SEO SEMPER for the hardworking small business entrepreneur because we know you want control, and we understand your budget limitations. That's why we've gone ahead and set you up with a website ecosystem that you can manage by yourself. What does this mean for you? 
● No more website maintenance fees!● No more paying freelancers to fix bugs!● And finally an end to yearly plugin subscriptions!
Additionally, all of our SEO products and services are convenient no-contract buy-it-now solutions, each complete with their own DIY tutorials. We do this because we believe that when you educate and empower your clients, you gain their trust and loyalty. Together we'll exceed your customers and client's expectations, lets get started!

DIY Web Design

Why Hire Us?

Durham NC's trusted digital marketing agency

  • 100% White hat SEO

    While other agencies can only try to make a backlink profile "look natural," selling you their latest outreach scam, we'll help you retain a strong natural backlink profile that'll never cause a link penalty. In our experience, when big businesses sell small businesses SEO, your SEO and SMM is likely to be just as terrible as it is overpriced!

  • Proven design philosophies

    Powered by TemplateMonster, a leading website templates provider, we combine over 15 years of expertise in UX/UI design and internet marketing with top-notch technologies used by leading online giants like Airbnb to communicate your company goals using the latest in web design standards with a focus on Google's core web vitals.

  • Small business friendly

    We understand small businesses, we are one, that's why we don't inflate our costs with white label SEO. Instead, we're taking on big-box brands with straightforward deliverables, aggressive upfront pricing, and quick-buy services that put money back into Durham communities, because when businesses save, everyone wins.

  • No plugin or maintenance fees

    Say goodbye to plugin conflicts, maintenance bugs, and downtime when everything works in harmony to bring your customers the experience they deserve. Save on premium plugin subscriptions when everything from cache and CDN to image optimization and rich snippets is included on our unlimited Google Cloud Hosting.

Meet The Home Team

Our family-run digital marketing agency


Derek Cummings

Search Marketing Strategist | Web Designer

15 years of webmaster experience



Angela Harris

Lead Copywriter | Web Designer

A witty and experienced writer



Jojen Cummings

Social Media Consultant | Assistant

Full-time mother and social butterfly



Arjhay Huffano

Citations Lead | Virtual Assistant

Country boy and father of three


Derek Cummings Digital Marketing Expert Durham, NC

I've been building websites since, before the dot-com bubble, it all started with a used Smith Corona my grandmother picked up at the church thrift store. Over the past couple of decades, I've made every digital marketing mistake under the sun. Today, SEO SEMPER helps small businesses avoid the same pitfalls with affordable, ethical, low-friction solutions.

Derek Cummings | Digital Marketing Expert, Durham, NC

Our work

View our featured projects and samples

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Primary Services

Pay Per Click Advertising ResearchSearch Engine OptimizationSearch Engine MarketingCustom Website DesignPublic RelationsRemarketingOutreach

Primary Technologies

Influencer MarketingArtificial IntelligenceGoogle Search ConsoleGoogle AnalyticsGoogle TrendsGoogle CloudGoogle Docs

Primary Industries

Alternative MedicineHealth and BeautyFood & BeverageHealth CareAgenciesFashionLegal

Durham's Digital Marketing Market in a nutshell

2021 Digital Marketing Pricing Guide

Did you know that SEO SEMPER is 3x more affordable?




Took our talents from the freelance marketplace to our own website based on the WordPress ecosystem.


Soft Launch

Frustration with endless bugs and plugin fees moved us away from WordPress and into a new ecosystem


Official Launch

With our website complete and the new CMS completely enabled, we'll be condensing our digital services as well as adding slew of improved features to your websites. Stay tuned!