How Segundamano Increased Non-brand Site Sessions by 103%



Real Estate and Automotives

Organic search

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Of page one rankings across 195,000 target keywords.


With 11 million monthly active users,
Segundamano is a leading online marketplace in Mexico that connects millions of buyers and sellers each month. With a wide range of categories, from consumer goods to cars and real estate, the company helps sellers get paid fairly, while
buyers save money by finding quality products at convenient prices. Segundamano is part of Norwegian listed marketplace group Adevinta.

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The challenge

Online marketplaces face some unique challenges for SEO optimisation due to a number of factors, including user-generated content, self-categorisation of varying quality, and the sheer volume of content that needs optimising. Segundamano is also competing with eBay and regional heavyweight MercadoLibre, as well as large specialist category marketplaces like SemiNuevos (automotive). Additionally, Segundamano was using a custom marketplace system that offered a state-of-the-art user experience but had some limitations on flexibility for SEO purposes.

Our solution

Longtail UX defined 195,000 relevant target keywords from the +1M listings feed and generated landing pages for the keywords that were not covered by their existing site structure. With the Longtail UX patented platform, Segundamano was able to show the most relevant products for each keyword and to contextually integrate the new pages within the website, without affecting the existing website structure.

The results

Within six months of implementation, Segundamano achieved a 103% uplift in sessions from non-branded organic search traffic and a 94% increase in ad replies, with a continuous 20–25% month-on-month growth rate. The website ranked on page 1 for 87% of the 195,000 target keywords.

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Why clients love us

“We started working with Longtail UX with the goal to attract more new customers to our site and significantly increase revenue through our online channel. Since launching in November 2020, LUX has become a valuable asset to our online marketing strategy. Their dedicated teams are transparent, highly communicative and laser-focused on achieving our particular goals. Within a month from launch, we saw incredible results, which is a testament to their hard work and ability.”
Jadon Stewart
SEO Strategy Lead
“Longtail UX delivered strong results with increased organic traffic (+230%)and revenue (+152%)since implementation. The key to this success has been the performance of non-branded terms [where] we weren’t necessarily competitive previously.”
Roy Ripepi
Digital Marketing Manager
“Customers are going to expect a shopping experience that is highly personalised, that gives them all the information they need, and that’s super-convenient.”
Kate Morris
“We are extremely happy with the results that we got by working with Longtail UX in our marketplace in Mexico. The results are great because of the impressive teamwork and coordination between the local team in Mexico and the Longtail UX team, which has been proactive and very responsive with our requests. Definitely recommend their services!”
Paloma González Martínez
Chief Data Officer
“F***ing great!”
Mariano Favia
Head of Marketing