I have no knowledge of SEO. How can I start learning SEO?

There are 2 types of things that can be learnt in the world:
1. Wisdom that is Timeless
2. Skill that needs updation

SEO strictly belongs to the second group and changes every 3 months. No book / course / article / forum thread can keep up with the pace and consider it obsolete if that is more than 2 years old.

From 10,000 feet view, learning SEO is a 2 step process:

  1. Start with a crash course
    This is just to give you a crash course on what SEO concepts are and what matters (atleast at the time of when the book was written). Search for a reputed author that gives you that perspective.

    Take everything that book says with a pinch of salt. This is strictly to learn the concepts. It maybe completely irrelevant in today’s world.

  2. Start following the industry
    This is where things get tricky. SEO is divided in different schools of thought and everyone wants to teach you their style. Yes, there are some underlying rules that tend not to change (which you would learn in step 1 if the book is good) but other than that… everything changes. Follow thought leaders of the industry like Rand Fishkin or Neil Patel but then again, that is just one school of thought I am referring to. There is alot more to it.

Finally, the lines of SEO are getting blurred into Customer / User experience as Search engines have started to create mathematical / statistical formulas to know what is liked by users and what is not.

When you can’t tell the difference between if that is an SEO tactic or a UX issue, that is when you can say, you know a thing or two about SEO.

19 Replies to “I have no knowledge of SEO. How can I start learning SEO?”

  1. No need to waste your money an institute

    if you really want to knowledge about current seo then you should aware of topic which i mention below:


                                                           On-Page SEO


    Title: Google typically displays the first 50-60 characters of a title tag, or as many characters as will fit into a 512-pixel display. If you keep your titles under 55 characters, you can expect at least 95% of your titles to display properly.

    Description: As per title this meta description upto 156 character and upto 923 pixel display.

    H1: Keyword appear on Heading of page

    Other Header Tag: Other header tags use for content other topic subheading

    Image: image optimization and alt tag

    Mobile Friendly: Website should be mobile friendly or responsive design with UI

    Internal links: This is the benefit when you good ranking on google. google also consider internal links. (Ex: Wikipedia)

    Bold & Italic Font: Bold & Italic keywords also attract user and google.

    More Pages: Google love more pages of website if you have more pages of website then help to google for ranking your website.

    Ex: if your website services mobile app development

    don't put one service

    You can put "Mobile App Development" menu and do sub menu "IOS App Development", "Android App Development" & "Window App Development" for more specification of services.

    Keyword Density

    Structure Data

    Rich Snippet

    Keyword placement:

    • Keyword in Title
    • Keyword in Permalink
    • Keyword in first paragraph
    • Keyword in Image Alt tag
    • Tweaked Keyword in H2 or H3
    • Bold Important Keywords and related keywords
    • Italics 1-2 important Keywords
    • Outbound Link to relevant high-quality sites
    • Internal links to related articles
    • Remove all stop words from Permalink
    • Add multi-media (Video, Slides, Inforgraphic)
    • Longer the content length, better it is. Minimum: 700 words
    • Optimize image before uploading (Compress and resize)
    • Page loading time
    • Use LSI Keywords (Use Google search to find related Keywords)

    Page Speed: Using this tools for page speed – pingdom tool, gtmetrix tool

    Competitor Analysis

    Robots.txt Optimization

    Google Analytics

    Search engine friendly URL's

    404 error pages

    301 permanent redirect

    Sitemap


                                                               Off Page SEO


    Manual Directory Submission

    Doc | PPT | Video Submission

    Search Engine Submission

    Directory Submission

    Question Answering

    Local Listings & Yellow Pages

    Photo Sharing

    Video Promotions

    Classifieds Submission

    Social Bookmarking

    Article Submission

    Press Release Promotion

    Forum Postings

    Blog Posting

    Blog Comments

    Quality Link Building

    Info-graphic


                                                             Social Media


    Facebook Page Likes & Follow

    Twitter Page Follow & Post Retweet

    Linkedin Follow

    Google+:  +1, Verify Page, Verify URL

    Pinterest Pins

    Tumblr

    Instagram

  2. SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is a discipline that helps to optimize and enhance the visibility of a website or blog in the organic results of search engines, mainly on Google.

    Although Google is currently not the only source of Internet access as it was a few years ago, this due to the emergence of native apps on smartphones and social networks, yet still has enough authority.

    We also know that the vast majority of users when they perform any search on Google, they immediately look at the results of the 1st page and rarely navigate through the rest.

    Within the first page, it is not the same to appear in the top 3 positions than any other position lower than that. This is due to the CTR (click through rate of the users in regards to the impressions or times that such result is displayed) it is much lower.

    For example: Although there is always 10 results appear on each page, only the first results on that list will be the ones receiving most clicks by users to access the content.

    Therefore, how to optimize a website is something that requires a series of actions in both levels internal as external. with regard to the web to work, to get more visibility to attract more traffic and visits to the website.

    Two main ways on how to optimize a website for SEO: On-Page and Off-Page

    How to optimize a website for SEO can be divided into two parts, optimizing SEO On Page and optimizing SEO Off Page. Depending on whether the actions that we have to take are internal aspects to the website or otherwise, we will then be optimizing for one or the other.

    Here I am going to briefly explain each one of the parts you need for you to know how to optimize a website for SEO.

    How to optimize a website – SEO On Page

    SEO OnPage refers to those actions that need to be taken within the website in order to optimize it, always taking into account the suggestions or demands of Google.

    Therefore, it has to be the first part that we need to work with in order to optimize a website for SEO since if we have no successfully optimized our website yet, it would be almost worthless that we start taking external actions.

    On page SEO positioning is divided into the following sections:

    • -Web architecture
    • -Structured data
    • -WPO or loading speed
    • -Quality and original content
    • -Internal links
    • -Friendly URLs
    • -Meta tags
    • -H tags
    • -UX or user experience

    Web architecture:

    Without going much into details in this aspect, the web architecture has to do with how the website has been it developed, it must be a structured and organized web page. The language used, everything related to the de code used, definitely matters.

    If the web architecture is too complex, convoluted, and is poorly raised and structured, Google crawlers and users themselves will have a lot of trouble to find the content and the information they are looking for. If instead the web architecture is well crafted, it will be a good foundation, to begin with SEO optimization.

    Structured data:

    Structured data are a series of informative tags that serve to describe the content of the website, something that users don’t see, but the robots of Google, something that is very important, since it serves to better understand what is the content on the page.

    Structured data will help Google to be able to offer more accurate results in terms of search from users based on the semantics used in the contents.

    WPO (web performance optimization):

    Test your website’s performance with GT Metrix

    The loading speed of a website, as its name suggests, refers to the time that it takes for a page to load and display the content to the user. Today, a website that takes more than 2.5-3 seconds to load is considered slow and leads to a backlash by the user as the closure and abandonment of the page.

    There are several factors involved in the loading speed of a web as the size of images, the load of javascript, CSS, the cache memory, etc.

    The vast majority of factors imply to have knowledge on how to work with them and optimize them, but if in your case you still don’t have the knowledge, what you can really do is compress the size of the images without loss of quality and with this will be a big help to get the loading speed is improved.

    Quality content:

    This factor is today, very important. After several experiments and tests, we have proven that by optimizing the content of a website, you get a better rate on the SERPs (which means Search Engine Results Page, these are the results pages that appear in the search box) and get better positions.

    And what is the meaning of optimizing the content? Take into account that is not only about the keywords that we want to position in Google with that content, but also all of the semantic field that accompanies and gets involve around those keywords.

    It is evident, that in addition to this, the content must be original and quality, to provide real value to readers and to draw them in their reading.

    How to optimize a website – Internal links:

    Internal links refer to links that are created within the same website and link to other pages of the same website. This way, we obtain two things:

    -The first thing is improvement of user experience lever, since the best way to expand the information and content on a particular page it’s carrying the user over to other pages where such information is expanded such (Wikipedia does a great job with this, as we are accustomed, most of their words to have a link that expands the contents of each word more aggressively without having to go seek information outside of this web).

    -The second thing at SEO level, which serves to transfer the authority of a strong page to the rest of pages through the links.

    How to optimize a website – Meta tags:

    Google bots will always bee looking for this.

    The meta tags, are a part of the code that is not shown to the user and which serves to summarize the content of each page for the search engines and browsers.

    The most used are the Meta Title, Meta Description, Meta Keywords, and Meta Robots.

    Meta title serves to put in less than 60 characters the more attractive and explanatory title going to appear in the SERPS. It is therefore very important because based on this goal, the CTR may be larger or smaller.

    The meta description serves to make a brief description of maximum 160 characters explaining what the website or the page in question is about, trying to attract visitors and clicks also in this way.

    The meta keywords today are no longer a factor that Google takes into account, as it was the case a few years ago. However, I’m still using it adding at least 1 or 2 keywords in this field, those ones that I’m working on.

    Meta robots, report to the search engine spiders whether the content of that page is indexable and can be traced or not. The 4 possible combinations are:

    -Index, Follow: Allows the page to be indexed and can be tracked by the spiders
    -No Index, Follow: Does not allow the page to be indexed but it can be tracked
    -Index, No Follow: Allows the page to be indexed but it can’t track
    -No Index, No Follow: Does not allow the page to be indexed and it can’t track

    How to optimize a website – H tags

    H tags represent a hierarchy. They are numbered from 1 to 6.

    On every page of a website should only have a single <h1>tag that would come to represent the title or header of the page. And it is important that it is this tag since a level of positioning has much relevance. Try the main keyword is in the H1.

    Then put the <h2>that would be the subheadings or subtitles in order of relevance. Within these <h2>may be subparagraphs that would be the <h3>and so on.

    How to optimize a website – User experience, UX:

    User experience has been increasingly becoming an important factor in SEO positioning.

    It is extremely important to focus on users either when they are looking for concrete content in the SERPs and the search engine gives the best possible result as when that user is accessing that content. You are truly what you are looking for, so tidy, simple, which is useful, which can surf the pages of the site expanding information, etc.

    I.e., we need to generate a satisfactory and positive perception of the user when they access and browse our website.

    How to optimize a website – SEO Off Page

    On the other hand, SEO Off Page refers to those actions that we take outside the website. It has nothing to do with any of the aspects that we talked about before (which are internal aspects) and they are directly relevant to our web, but they are very related to web positioning although it seems contradictory to what I have just said, with the above points.

    Just to make sure there is no doubt, SEO off page have its outside(externally) of our website, that’s why I say that it has nothing to do with internal aspects. However, they are very related to each other because it’s worthless to have a great quality external strategy if our website is not well structured and does not provide a good user experience.

    As of the off page SEO aspects, there are several factors that come into play, although the most important and well known by everybody is the so-called link building.

    The backlinks are links that point from the external website to internal website pages.

    There are two types of links:

    -DoFollow links
    -NoFollow links

    The DoFollow links transmit the authority and strength of the page in question to the page linked.

    Moreover, the NoFollow “does not convey” that authority, but is used to take the user from a website to another.

    In a link building strategy, it is important that there is a balance between these two types of links in order to provide naturality.

    Another important aspect for these links is the so-called “anchor text” or text anchor, which is the text accompanying the link when you click on it.

    At the level of code, a link is built the following manner:

    <a href=”http://www.dominio.com”> anchor text <a/>

    It is very important to vary the text anchor. Isn’t anything natural to have multiple links pointing to our website from different places with the same text anchor. That is indeed a punishable technique that Google does not like. For this reason, try to vary and toggle the text anchor.

    Therefore, link building has a very important role, so it is necessary to promote the creation of different links as well as be proactive and create them ourselves.

    And it is not so much a question of quantity, but quality. It’s better to have a few links but from relevant websites, related to our topic and well ranked by Google such as links from newspapers, related blogs, directories of quality, social networks, etc. than many low quality links created on sites with topics very different to ours, on websites of ill-repute, or do not have authority…

    Along with the different factors affecting off page SEO, in addition to the links, there is also others relevant factors like comments, reviews, opinions, content brand, called PAN (Phone, Adress, Name), especially of expensive local positioning.

    Usually, these factors also attempt to create links, but sometimes with the simple purpose of creating a name, brand awareness, foster dialogue and discussions in regards to a product, service or industry, and be actively involving the brand relates to all of this. It leads to the creation of the link without us doing that, the users comment and leave reviews and sometimes they are the ones who link to our website from another site, this way our website improves it’s positioning in a natural way.

    The same thing with NAP, as I said making reference to the most important data of a physical business such as the name, address and telephone number. Include these data in local authority directories, social networks, forums, when you write a comment, etc helps to link and cross data that contribute to the positioning.

    Another aspect that has been gaining more and more strength, is the ability that Google has when it comes to understanding and process texts and generated content, this is not only giving relevance to the keyword or keywords in question, but to all the semantic field that is generated by those words.

    For this reason, is increasingly more important to work the content (especially the inner contents of our website) but also the external content we generate based on all the semantic field relevant to the keyword. This way, Google includes the keyword, the anchor text of the link in question, and the words that are around, linking terms and pages based on concordance, the cogitation, and the co-occurrence.

    Social networks also help position derived from this social upheaval, conversations, and shares that occur around an article, page or brand in question.

    How to optimize a website – Most important factors

    As the final conclusion, the most important factors in the web positioning for search engines like Google so that a page can appear among the first results in the SERPs are:

    • -Web architecture
    • -Optimized content
    • -Internal links
    • -External links
    • -Social mentions
    • -User experience
    • -Authority and reputation of the site

    Taking care of all these points and working with them little by little, will get you better positioning and get more keywords to appear among the top results.

    However, SEO is a constant, very steady, hard work that provides visible results in the medium term and long term, so it is imperative that you have patience and you start with a good base, developing all the points mentioned above. Remember, first devote time to the internal level of page optimization and then work the creation and obtaining of quality backlinks and off page SEO.

    Read more about SEO inmy blog: SEO Ranking Factors to Improve Website Ranking in 2017

  3. I would suggest you to consistently read through some of the leading blogs in the industry.

    But before that, you need to have a basic knowledge of what SEO or Digital Marketing is, in general.

    For beginners like you, we created an SEO Learn section which has detailed articles on all the concepts or basic information you need to know about SEO.

    Here’s the link to it: Beginners Guide to SEO

    Once you’ve gone through the above section, here are some blogs which you can follow:

    1. Hubspot : The HubSpot blog provides SEO news, analysis, and how-to internet marketing blogs that help marketers and SEOs stay informed.
    2. Moz Blog: Highly practical and actionable blogs.
    3. RankWatch blog : Latest trends in the industry, in depth detailed and actionable tutorials, tips and opinion articles.
    4. Search Engine Journal: “SEJ” covers the marketing world daily with in-depth subject guides, news reports, argumentative and observational articles by expert guest contributors.
    5. Neil Patel’s Blog: Ultimate destination for readers to get to know all the latest information regarding search engine optimization techniques, strategies, and trends.
    6. Search Engine Watch: This is an innovative resource for search engine optimization, social media, keyword research, mobile ranking, reputation management and many more. Its main agenda is to provide its readers with premium data related to market trends.
    7. Backlinko: Explore the latest knowledge pertaining with on page optimization and magnetise virtual traffic towards your website with this blog.
    8. SEO Book: SEO Book is one of the oldest SEO blogs offering marketing tips, search analysis, online business tips, and general commentary on the evolution of the web from an algorithmic, publishing & business model perspective.
    9. The Daily Egg: It features different factors affecting SEO, latest trends in SEO and other such topics related to SEO.
    10. Ahrefs: Source of the latest marketing news, information, commentary, advice, opinion, research, and reference, online.

    Trust this helps.

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  6. What should you know before learning SEO?

    As you do not have any knowledge on SEO, you should first what you have to face in SEO.

    • You should be adaptive with any of the verticals. As in the career of SEO, you may have to work for different clients of different verticals, so you should have the skill to be adaptive as of the clients websites.
    • It’s not important that you should be expert in HTML, CSS & Coding, basic knowledge is fine. Even that’s not that important now-a-days. As most of the site are built on CMS these days. Where there is a module or plugin used to make the Onpage SEO Changes.
    • You should have good understanding over the language for the region you wish to start with SEO. If you opt for a career in SEO for UK Clients, your UK English should be good.
    • You should be ready to update your SEO strategy following SEO guidelines as recommended by Search Engines.

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    SEO is a process to optimize the Website to improve the Websites SERP (Search Engine Results Page) Rankings. It's often referred to as "Organic", "Natural", or "Free" results.

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    What is important in SEO?

    It’s important to understand the Users (Website Visitors) you are targeting, what they need from your Website.

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    But, How to understand the Users?

    It’s not that difficult, you should initially conduct Keywords Research & Analysis based on your niche, competitors, product or service you offer through your Website.

    Keywords Research is very important in SEO, as it allows us to understand, what type of queries, users makes over search engines.

    How to start SEO from basics?

    • Keywords Research: Research for the best keywords that your Website should cover based on your Website pages & niche Websites or competitor’s site. (Related Question: What is the best keyword research tool? & How do I do keyword research using Google keyword planner?)
    • Meta Tags: Write an unique & interesting Title, Meta Description & URL for your Webpages (Related Questions: What are meta tags? How can you write an effective meta tag for a website?, Why is the title tag in a website valuable? & How do I write a good meta description for SEO purposes?)
    • Content: "Content is King", you may have heard of it and it's really true.
    • Content should contain information related to the Keywords you target. Content should be easier to read through.
    • Paragraph formatting is important. Content should be unique.
    • Can use Bold or Italic texts to highlight the texts as important or an information or a definition.
    • Build contents that is powerful enough to earn natural links naturally.
  7. Heading Tags: Provide suitable heading tags, initiate with H1 heading, sub-headings can be written under the hierarchy of H2 to H6 tags, for each of the paragraphs on your Webpage.
  8. Images: Provide images wherever applicable, images speaks more than text, write alt text for all the images.
  9. Internal Linking: Interlink other pages from your Webpage content with the right Anchor Tag.
  10. Page Speed: Check for Page Speed issues using Google Page Speed Tool or GTMetrix or Pindom Tools & fix the page speed issues.
  11. Broken Links: It may happen your Website contain broken links, find it and fix it. (Related Question: Are broken links bad for SEO?)
  12. Sitemaps: Create sitemap for users to find all your Websites in HTML form and another sitemap in XML form for search engines with all your Webpages URL, which can be further used to submit it to search engines.
  13. What are websites where SEO analysts reside? OR Which Websites/Blogs to follow to learn SEO?

    These are the most popular Websites where SEO analysts resides (or regularly follows) i.e., Google Webmaster Cental, MOZ, Search Engine Land, Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Journal, Ahrefs, Majestic, SEMRush & Quick Sprout

    Their Website Links:

    • Official Google Webmaster Central Blog
    • Moz Blog – SEO & Inbound Marketing Blog
    • Search Engine Land | News About SEO, SEM & Search Engines
    • SEM/SEO & Paid Search (PPC) | Search Engine Watch Blog
    • Search Engine Journal – Marketing News and How-to Guides
    • SEO Blog by Ahrefs – Link Building Strategies & SEO Tips
    • Majestic Blog – The largest open link map in the world
    • SEMRush – SEO, SEM, PPC and Content Marketing Blog
    • Quick Sprout Blog By Neil Patel

    Leave your thoughts.

    Cheers,

    Pramod K. Ram

  14. SEO is multi-skilled discipline.
    SEO requires technical knowledge to understand how websites are  built, the ability to analyze many data sources, and editorial  creativity to produce quality content.
    SEO requires three core ways of thinking:
    • Technical
    • Analytical
    • Creative

    Technical skills are required to understand how websites are built and configured.
    Analytical skills are needed to study multiple, often inconsistent  and ambiguous, data sources to diagnose problems and find opportunities.
    Creative skills are essential for the creation of quality content that will make users happy and other sites link to yours.

    Following are six different skill levels of SEO one should follow

    1) The novice SEO
    The novice SEO can follow set rules and step-by-steps, to achieve set tasks. Eg:
    • Include a primary and a secondary target keyword in your page title tag.
    • Add a page’s target keyword to the start of your description tag.
    2) The advanced beginner SEO
    An advanced beginner SEO will start to adapt the rules they’ve learned to the situation they are working in.
    3) The competent SEO
    Competent SEOs are learning to cope with the many different rules and  guidelines they have learned and prioritize them according to  circumstances (every site and every situation is different).
    Competent SEOs are learning to study a site and the available reports  to find out why a site is not performing well on search engines.
    4) The proficient SEO
    Becoming a proficient SEO is a big step up from competence.
    A proficient SEO always sees the whole picture of a site’s SEO  situation. All aspects of SEO are always considered and prioritized.
    5) The expert SEO
    To progress to being an expert SEO takes many more years of  experience. This is Malcolm Gladwell’s 10,000 hours which might take 10  years to achieve.
    For a tough site, an expert can analyze the vast amounts of data  available, searching for the report that reveals a hidden problem (it’s  always problems as opportunities are easier to find).
    6) The SEO Innovator
    Sometimes an expert can articulate descriptions and explanations of previously unexplained ways of understanding and working.
    Achieve this state and you have become an innovator.

  15. SEO for Beginners: Top 10 Basics Tips for Blogging Search Engine Optimization

    This isn’t generally for imbeciles. None of my perusers are numbskulls. What’s more, on the off chance that you are finding out about SEO so you can develop your blog you are far from being doltish. Take after this guide and you’ll be well on your approach to getting more than 100,000 guests from Google for every month.

    Google has created programmed calculations that rank your site. They convey what are called “creepy crawlies” to “slither” your site and check it for more than 100 pointers that decide if your site is important or futile. These markers incorporate things like backlinks, area age, movement, crisp substance, and so forth.

    Search engine optimization is the specialty of ensuring those bugs are content with what they find. It is a to a great degree complex field that is always showing signs of change yet in all that disarray there are a couple of constants that have stayed valid since the start. I’ll discuss those here.

    1. You require your own hosting and domain

    The primary thing that novices need to know is that you require your own particular area and facilitating. Free blog set ups don’t help for your SEO endeavors.

    Why would that be?

    Well many individuals hypothesize that on the off chance that you were truly genuine about your site you would get your own name and host it yourself. What’s more, Google just needs to indicate sites that are viewed as genuine and dependable.

    I suggest every single new blogger get their own particular space and domain setup ideal from the earliest starting point.

    2. Take care of issues with unique substance

    You need to recall that Google’s entire reason for existing is to furnish their clients with applicable and helpful indexed lists. All that they do is worked around the preface.

    What’s more, to be reasonable, the most essential thing you can accomplish for your SEO is make enormously valuable substance that takes care of individuals’ issues. In the event that you are tackling issues that individuals are hunting down then it is likely that you will get shared via web-based networking media and positioned in Google.

    The expression “unique substance” implies far beyond simply blog entries these days. You ought to begin venturing into:

    Photography

    Here’s a major manual for discovering pictures for your blog that discussions regarding why you require unique pictures and photographs and how to utilize them further bolstering your best good fortune..

    Recordings

    Make instructional exercises or do video posts with your webcam. This assembles connections and activity from Youtube and does well on cell phones.

    Podcasts

    iTunes is developing quick as individuals show signs of improvement advanced mobile phones and invest more energy connected to. You can look at my podcast appropriate here.

    Plugins & Tools

    In the event that you can build up a unique instrument and introduce it on your site you can be guaranteed of top Google rankings for quite a while. Google totally adores apparatuses and supportive modules that individuals can use in their lives.

    The thought is to manufacture an association with your perusers by bailing them out. This will mean all the more sharing and quicker outcomes on the SERPS (web search tool rankings positions).

    3. Manufacture important backlinks actually

    In the event that you are simply beginning with SEO you may know a little about backlinks. A backlink is the point at which another site interfaces back to your site from their site.

    Not all backlinks are made equivalent however. A few things to know:

    Never get them

    I once found out about a person who was the head SEO fellow for a speculation organization. He got some modest backlinks on an area name with a huge number of dollars and got the thing prohibited from Google. Never purchase backlinks. Google is on to them.

    The source matters

    The blog that is giving you the backlinks has a tremendous effect. In the event that it is an old area name with superb rankings itself then the backlink means more. One great connection from an expert area name (.edu and .gov ones are astounding) and your rankings change more than many minimal ones.

    The anchor text link matters

    The grapple content is the words that are utilized as the connection. For instance, simply then I utilized “anchor text link content” as the grapple content. You need this to be significant to your focused on catchphrases.

    As said, the most ideal approach to assemble quality backlinks is to compose astounding quality substance and afterward visitor post on the best websites in your specialty.

    Keep in mind, backlinks to your OWN substance is likewise truly imperative. Perceive what number of connections I have to my own articles in this blog entry? Those check as well!

    NOTE: Using plain watchwords as stay content is no longer the suggested strategy. There should be a characteristic blend of watchwords in your connections. Perused more about everything here.

    4. Ensure your topic is SEO improved

    This is the theme of an entire arrangement of posts so I’ll keep it brief.

    Consider SEO having two parts: the off-site stuff like web-based social networking and backlinks and the on location stuff like improving your topic.

    Enhancing your subject is critical in light of the fact that it gives Google markers that you are a dependable site. It additionally googles locate your substance. A portion of the things you can do include:

    Portable responsive

    In the event that your blog is not portable responsive you will lose a great deal of guests as Google organizes versatile locales for individuals looking on cell phones.

    Neatly coded

    Ensure your topic is coded to guarantee it’s effectively perused by those Google creepy crawlies that are hoping to see whether you have every one of the components of a decent site included.

    Quick stacking

    A quick stacking site is useful for client experience and hence useful for Google. Ensure your topic is pulling its weight and stacking rapidly. You can look at its speed here. You can utilize reserve modules to help speed things up.

    Unique

    A few people differ however despite everything I figure that my unique topics show improvement over subjects that a huge number of other individuals are utilizing. A recently created and unique site additionally accompanies many different advantages.

    No broken bits

    Ensure you tidy up any broken connections and ensure your route all works easily.

    5. Settle your permalink structure

    Permalinks are the means by which individuals find your blog and its interior posts and pages. They are comprised of a root and an augmentation.

    For instance, on this post we have:

    ROOT: http://yourdomain.com/

    Expansion: your-blog-posts-slug/

    Presently, it is essential to have a decent permalink structure. You can change this in WordPress by going SETTINGS > PERMALINKS and tweaking the choices. The best alternative to have in there, as I would see it, is quite recently the post name. So you ought to choose CUSTOM STRUCTURE and after that include/%postname%/

    In any case, far and away superior to that is to research what watchwords you are attempting to rank for and afterward abbreviate your URL to coordinate those catchphrases. Investigate this post and have a think about what watchwords I was attempting to rank for.

    Be cautioned! You would prefer not to change the old permalinks in light of the fact that then any backlinks you have will be broken. Simply new ones.

    SEO for Beginners: Top 10 Basics Tips for Blogging Search Engine Optimization – WP Hound

  16. SEO is short for Search Engine Optimization, and there is nothing really mystical about it. You might have heard a lot about SEO and how it works.but basically what it is a measurable, repeatable process that is used to send signals to search engines.

    I feel, the best places to start about SEO is from online courses

    i will suggest you the Best SEO Online Courses:

    • SEO : Complete SEO Training + SEO for WordPress Websites
    • Complete SEO Training With Top SEO Expert Peter Kent!
    • SEO Training Course 2017: Proven SEO & Link building Tactics

    choose the first course…

    from this course you may learn about:

    • Master Technical SEO factors – The entry ticket to search Engines
    • Make your website load in less than a second. The interesting part of this section is, your page speed insights score will up to 100 /100 for desktop and 100 / 100 for mobile
    • Get indexed by search engines faster
    • Implement the best User experience for your visitors / customers – The future SEO factor. Reduce user abandonment rate and increase user’s time spent on your site
    • Learn Keyword Research in SEO – Get targeted traffic to your site, by using the chosen transactional / informative long tail keywords
    • All backlink myths demystified – Learn the important attributes of backlinks and ignore the ones that don't work anymore
    • Protect your website against Negative SEO – It’s not a black hat SEO. This is your line of defense against negative SEO attacks

    and also you may learn the following:

    • SEO Training on 40 SEO factors to rank 1 on Google Search Engine
    • Reason why those SEO factors matter in real-time
    • How those SEO factors affects the ranking of websites on Google
    • Rank 1 in Google Search with WordPress SEO 2017 Training: Do's and Dont's
    • Learn all the 13 Technical SEO factors
    • SEO your website to bring in more organic traffic from Google & other search engines
    • Make your website to load in less than 0.5 seconds & increase sales / conversions by 2X
    • Get Page speed insights score of up to 100 for both desktop and mobile
    • Learn the Essential skills to optimize your website for Google, Bing & Yandex search engines
    • Get indexed by search engines faster
    • Improve the User experience of your website – The future SEO factor
    • Decrease your website visitor's bounce rate and improve time spent on your site
    • Learn to use the best free SEO tools across the entire web
    • Get targeted traffic to your site, by using the chosen transactional / informative long tail keywords
    • Get low competition, high traffic optimized long tail keyword list – Hands on
    • Get demystified on Link building myths and learn what type of backlinks works best
    • Learn which type of backlinks are not worthy anymore
    • Get an actionable list of more than 25 White Hat Backlink generation sources
    • Learn expired SEO techniques / Myths, which can hurt your website
    • Immune your website against Negative SEO attacks and identify bad backlinks to your site

    SUGGESTED TEXTBOOKS FOR SEO:

    • SEO : Learn Search Engine Optimization With Smart Internet Marketing Strateg: Learn SEO with smart internet marketing strategies
    • SEO Fitness Workbook: Edition: The Seven Steps to Search Engine Optimization Success on Google

    ALL THE BEST……

  17. SEO is best learnt through practice.

    You can have no better experience of SEO than doing it on your own .

    The internet is an awesome resource which will help you in the task.

    Begin with the basics of HTML

    You can use Khan Academy and Codecademy – learn to code, interactively, for free

    For beginning with SEO, start with

    SEO: The Beginner's Guide to Search Engine Optimization from Moz

    What Is Link Building & Why Is It Important? – Beginner's Guide to Link Building

    Keyword Research for SEO: The Definitive Guide (2017 Update)

    Once done with these, you can move to-

    Link Building for SEO: The Definitive Guide (2017 Update)

    The Advanced Guide to Link Building

    And to keep yourself abreast of the latest trends, read the following blogs –

    Moz Blog – SEO and Inbound Marketing Blog – Moz

    Quick Sprout

    The Backlinko SEO Blog by Brian Dean

    Search Engine Land | Must Read News About SEO, SEM & Search Engines

  18. Excellent list of SEO strategies provided by Piyush Parmar. Yes all these tips are necessary to become an expert in SEO, so you really don't require to join any SEO coaching institue to learn. You just need to focus on the mentioned SEO tips. Being in the SEO field from past 7 years, I must also say that, learning and gaining the overview of SEO tips is just grabbing theoretical knowledge, however to be an expert you need to work on it personally and implement the things on live projects.

    So it is necessary to get in-depth knowledge about each and every aspect of SEO which are being shared by industry SEO experts. There are many such real time platform for latest Digital Marketing Blogs on SEO, SEM and SMM which contain deep and practical knowledge on SEO. And I highly recommend you to get good quality knowledge from there.

  19. How about a free 5-day SEO challenge?

    You up for a digital real estate challenge?

    AKA “Rank n Rent Websites”

    Here’s what we’re gonna do…

    Over 5-days, I’m going to:

    1. Pick a niche and show you why I pick it and how You can do it. You’ll also see my favorite 3 niche categories and why they’re perfect!

    2. Pick 5 high intent/high value keywords and show you how I do it and why You should do it this specific way.

    3. Create/get content that will attract quality traffic. And I will show you the easy process that works fast.

    4. Put up a small website (even a total noob can build) and give you the exact process you can use.

    5. Rank my new digital assets on page 1 for good (not garbage) keywords in under an hour. You can do this Without a single backlink or blackhat trick. And yes – they will stick!

    6. Show you how to do every single step – no cost to you to see how you can do this to add new cashflow to your life without trading time for money. Nothing held back!

    7. Show you how to quickly monetize this with passive recurring revenue and how easy it is for you to scale it to 6-figures in a matter of days.

    You Interested in doing this with me?

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  20. There are many methods of learning SEO

    Let me tell about some of the best methods

    Method 1 – Trial and error

    This is the method by which many of the SEO gurus have learned.

    It is painful and time consuming.

    The results are amazing and you will get all the learning you need because you are taking action every day.

    Some of the tasks you will perform with this method will be

    Google the sh*t out about every SEO sub-topic

    Visit SEO forums and ask others about your problems and learn

    Read case studies and books

    Read detailed articles on SEO

    Watch YouTube videos on SEO

    Make industry friends and keep on at it until you get successful and know what is working and what is not working

    Method 2 – Online Video Training

    You will find tons of websites selling courses for $10 or less and you can get into it and their student forums to learn more and ask with the author of the course for more information if you get struck.

    This is very quick method of learning and you will get lots of expert advice along the way. There are thousands of students enrolling in such courses.

    The major problem with this method is accountability. You must be laser focused.

    Method 3 – Private coaching/find a mentor

    In this method, there is an expert who is guiding you along the way of what is working and what is not working. You will learn quickly and gain an edge.

    This will be the expensive method and more fruitful.

    The accountability part plays a major role in this type of coaching.

    You will have to deal with homework after the session with the mentor, you can’t run or hide.

    You got to do it, you will have to meet deadlines.

    Instead of tumbling around many method and workings of SEO, you will directly reach your destination with one successful roadmap.

    The mentor will know you personally and will be able to pin point on your strengths and weaknesses

    This will also become a plus point for you going forward and time saver.

    You will know if your copy writing sucks or not among many other things

    Pick a method and stick to it until you get success, internet has given us all huge advantage of asking instantly.

    So, ask away if you get struck anywhere.

    Taking instant action is very important irrespective of which method you choose.

    Resources:

    Online Courses – Learn Anything, On Your Schedule | Udemy

    Coursera | Online Courses From Top Universities. Join for Free

    ViperChill

    http://forums.seochat.com/

    Seo Forum

    SEO and Digital Marketing Q&A Forum

    Search Engine Optimization

  21. I had learned Complete SEO through Googling. Might look very strange to few but I went down the path like a reverse engineering.

    If you want to learn the SEO in a Research Style rather than learning for tutor as a lamb. I would suggest check some of the Live Tools and ask yourself the questions like what is this heading, bold tag, title tag, backlink etc.

    You will find many almost all of seo terminologies from the available tools and keep googling to learn.

    I would suggest you to check
    1) Keyword Research – http://adwords.google.com
    2)Onpage Analysis – http://seocd.com/
    3)Keyword Competitor Analysis – http://seocd.com/main/keyword-co
    4)Checking Backlinks – http://openlinkprofiler.org/

    Suggesting a standard tutorial website is not as worthy as Googling for every new update. Since SEO is like a Reverse Engineering subject where google keeps on updating latest algorithms to provide best results for Google users. In such case, no strategy keep you alive for long time.

    Till few months backlinks building was the important criteria to rank top positions in google. But now-a-days if huge backlinks is identified to you website, Google is penalized those website saying as Over Optimized. Google is giving higher priority to Google.

    Use Keyword Competition Analysis Tool and keep yourself on top of everyone in all factors. Make sure you keyword density doesn't go beyond 5% and maintain all RELEVANCY FACTORS using SEO OnPage Analysis Tool/Software

    ALL THE BEST…!

  22. Where to Learn SEO

    SEO is obvious a continuous process of learning that every starter should learn, because a major part of the audience comes through the search engines. I’d like to suggest you keep in touch with the worthy top 12 SEO blogs such as:

    1. Google Official Blog,
    2. Moz,
    3. Search Engine Journal,
    4. Search Engine Land,
    5. Search Engine Watch,
    6. Kissmetrics, 
    7. QuickSprout,
    8. Content Marketing,
    9. SEMRush,
    10. HubSpot and
    11. Higher Visibility.
    12. Marketing Key Techniques

    You might boost your organic traffic and sales using the proper guidelines of these heavyweight blog sites.

    How to Learn SEO:
    You could find all of your replies in the blogs when you take your look there with the questions all about SEO. The path will show you the paths when you engage there. You might search in the blogs using internal search tool with your questions or search term, such as –
    What is SEO
    Why need SEO
    How to conduct SEO
    What are the parts/types of SEO
    The factor of SEO, so on.

    So, go ahead and get your happy SEO learning.

  23. The thing about SEO is that if you really want to understand it then you are going to have to learn more than just SEO.

    To be really good at it you need to understand Branding and digital marketing as a whole. SEO is just a method within the broader marketing sphere.

    To use it well you need to understand the rest of it – how to build a marketing strategy; how to properly ensure that the tasks can be done by you or others involved (no point coming up with something that no one will do!)

    After that you’ll want to learn HTML, CSS, web-page structure, technical aspects of on page SEO and linkbuilding, etc.

    I suggest starting with branding/marketing first and then moving to someone like SEO Training and Link Building Strategies – Backlinko for free SEO articles. If you follow this you will be way ahead of many people in the field.

  24. The best way to start learning SEO is to read a lot.
     Some of the post you must definetly read as a beginner.

    1) Moz Beginner’s Guide to SEO

    This is where you can start Moz’ beginner’s guide to SEO. This will take you from all the essentials you need to know about SEO as a Beginner.

    2) Blogs
     You can read couple of Blogs. Since SEO is changing every time you need to be up-to-date with Latest news and changes

    1. Moz
    2. Quicksprout
    3. Search Engine Land
    4. Distilled
    5. Copyblogger

    Some Basics about SEO:-

    Search Engine Optimisation is nothing but a way to improve websites ranking to the top position in search result.

    Two categories of SEO

    ON Page SEO

    1)Page Titles

    2)Meta Descriptions

    3)Meta Tags

    4)URL Structure

    5)Body Tags (H1, H2, H3, H4, etc.)

    6)Keyword Density

    7)Internal Linking

    OFF Page SEO

    1)Forum Submission

    2)Blog Directory Submission

    3)Article Submission

    4)Question and Answer

    5)Social Bookmarking Sites

    6)Social Media Engagement

    The world of SEO is constantly changing. And that’s why you always have to stay up-to-date and apply the gained knowledge. Keep reading, keep writing, keep working.

    I hope it will help you,

  25. The real question to ask yourself is "How do I create and distribute great content that my audiences love so much that they share it?" Without this being figured out, you will not win the SEO game. Content and SEO are now inseparable. As the future rolls on, video content will play and even bigger role in how your content is found, consumed and shared. Master great video content and distribution (SEO, PPC, Facebook ads, email, etc.) and you will topple your competition.

    As Lee Odden recently explained:

    Think of SEO this way: If a customer-focused content marketing program is the sandwich, then SEO is the mayonnaise. It touches nearly everything and enhances the overall flavor of the sandwich, but on its own, it’s not very appetizing.

  26. Hey Ronnie,
    that's a common question many users ask. I'd say:

    • Google’s official SEO starter guide (by Google)
    • Beginners Guide To SEO by Moz (by Moz)
    • Learn SEO from experts (by Hubspot)

    As for many other topics, you should follow and read blogs from well-know, respected professional. And the top 7 are these blogs, I promise.

    The 7 blogs you can’t afford not to read to learn SEO

    • The Moz Blog
    • Backlinko
    • Quicksprout
    • Kissmetrics
    • Distilled
    • Search Engine Land
    • SEMrush

    If you want to know more about SEO, I wrote a blog post that might come in handy to those approaching this world:

    All SEO Basics You Should Learn To Create Content.

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