Episode #1387
How to Go from Total Newbie to SEO Expert in Record Time
May 19, 2020

In episode #1387, we talk about how to go from total newbie to SEO expert in record time. Eric takes listeners through the three websites he made as a beginner, highlighting the importance of learning by making mistakes while building one’s own projects. Other topics include how to build your first WordPress site, how to use keywords, and how to get hired within six months as an SEO expert!

TIME-STAMPED SHOW NOTES:

  • [00:25] Today’s topic: How to Go from Total Newbie to SEO Expert in Record Time.
  • [00:36] Practicing on your own website, a faster approach than learning from resources.
  • [01:03] How to start a WordPress website and tweak it to gain SEO insights.
  • [02:02] Lessons Eric learned making a website to showcase light shows.
  • [02:33] Don’t build your business around one targeted keyword.
  • [03:10] The necessity of taking a few blows while experimenting to truly learn the game.
  • [03:44] Why you should pick a brand-based rather than keyword-rich domain name.
  • [04:38] The six month timeline in which Eric built three websites and then got hired.
  • [05:18] Taking grey and black hat strategies and applying them to white hat sites.
  • [05:29] That’s it for today!
  • [05:31] To stay updated with events and learn more about our mastermind, go to the Marketing School site for more information.

Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode:

Moz

Search Engine Journal

WPBeginner

ClickFlow

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