Being number one doesn't mean much if it is for the wrong keyword. Real SEO should generate more qualified buyers to your site in terms of organic traffic. There are a lot of variables that should be taken into account such as competitiveness of the market, budget, and keywords. These variables may affect how long it takes for someone to rank and the results below include small businesses and large alike. The constant is that these results are typical across all industries and clients.
Below are screenshots of analytics from real clients showing the growth and increase in traffic over the time our SEO team has been working on their website. The numbers might seem outrageous but these are real numbers and real clients!