What's the easiest way to learn SEO?

Hey, I’m asking that question because many online courses only cover really simple things. I don’t think they’re worth the money.

Start with free online courses from platforms like Google Digital Garage or Moz’s SEO Learning Center, and read up-to-date blogs by SEO experts.

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Easiest way to learn SEO:

Free Resources: Google’s “Search Central” is fantastic. They offer guides, videos, and tools to understand SEO basics.

Learn by Doing: Start with a website (yours or a friend’s) and experiment with SEO best practices you learn.

Stay Curious: SEO keeps evolving. Follow SEO blogs or YouTube channels to stay updated on the latest trends.

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Easiest way to learn SEO:

  1. Utilize Reliable Resources: Explore educational materials from trusted sources like:
  • HubSpot Blog and YouTube Channel
  • Search Engine Journal
  • Search Engine Land
  • SEMrush
  • Bing Webmaster Guidelines For Google optimization, rely on Google’s own resources like the Search Central Blog and Search Quality Rater Guidelines.
  1. Take Free Courses: Enhance your skills with structured courses from:
  • HubSpot Academy (for beginners)
  • Google Analytics Academy (for beginners and advanced users)
  • MOZ Academy (for various levels)
  • Semrush Academy (for various levels)
  1. Stay Updated: Keep pace with SEO trends and changes in algorithms. Follow updates on the HubSpot Blog and Google’s list of major updates.
  2. Analyze Competitors: Learn from competitors by conducting a thorough analysis of their strategies, keywords, and backlinks.
  3. Practice: Implement SEO strategies on your own website or through competitor analysis. Start a website if you don’t have one and monitor metrics to gauge your progress.
  4. Use SEO Tools: Streamline your SEO tasks with tools like:
  • HubSpot’s SEO Marketing Software
  • Website Grader
  • Google’s Search Console and Analytics
  • Check Page Rank
  • Ahrefs
  • Seobility
  • Jasper (an AI writing assistant)

Lastly, follow this step-by-step tutorial:

  1. Find keywords.
  2. Include keywords in the page title, URL, meta description, and H1 text.
  3. Use keywords in the page’s content.
  4. Build links to your website.
  5. Monitor your rank.
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Begin by mastering the basics of SEO, apply them to your website, and ensure you keep abreast of trustworthy sources to stay current.

Learn the fundamentals of SEO, implement them on your website, and keep up to date with developments in the industry.

The easiest way to learn SEO @Donna IS TO Study online guides and tutorials: Many free online resources, blogs, and guides provide comprehensive information about SEO fundamentals, best practices, and strategies. Focus on reputable sources and take time to understand concepts like keyword research, on-page optimization, and link building.

Well researched @Ronald

For advanced SEO, consider:

  1. Moz Academy
  2. Ahrefs Academy
  3. Semrush Academy
  4. Google’s Advanced SEO Guide
  5. DistilledU

Each of these resources provides comprehensive and detailed SEO training that can help deepen your understanding and skills beyond the basics