I am working as a freelancer SEO expert and writer for the last 10 years. Due to technological innovation and digitization, I have advanced in my field of SEO writing. However, I get multiple questions regarding how did I learn SEO writing. Well, the answer is that I am a self-taught SEO writer. However, there are many courses that you can take to learn content writing. But if you are low on your budget, here is the basic guide to SEO writing.
What is SEO?
Search engine optimization (SEO) is a long process. Therefore, if you are planning to learn about it, let’s start from scratch. When I started working, I got lost in searching about keyword density, meta tags, blackhat tactics, etc. What I did was, I read a few articles on google and got a clear understanding of what is SEO about.
Learning about SEO terminology
When I started learning about SEO, I came across technical terms such as anchor text, latent semantic indexing, or long-tail keywords. I had no clue what they were so I started searching for them and tried to understand via learning about them. Therefore, once you start reading about it, you will get a strong idea about these complex words. At the start, you might feel like you are trying to solve a puzzle. However, once you finally get to know about it you will get clarity and understand the concept of SEO.
What should you not do in learning SEO?
When you start learning about SEO, there is too much information that makes you confused. That is why you should learn what to do and what not to do. That is why Google is the answer to all your queries. Do you know? it is the best search engine which makes you search 50% of results in the world. That is why it is easy to use. You can also enlighten yourself with SEO tools such as writing and paraphrasing which are available free online.
When I started learning, I learned via the Search Engine Optimisation Guide which is available on a pdf file. Moreover, Google’s Adwords learning center is one of the famous places that guides you about SEO. That is why you should invest more time in learning and discovering the whereabouts of SEO which are going to benefit you in your future.
Final verdict on learning about SEO
Well, this is how I started learning about SEO. However, once you enter into this field, you should know that your learning will never stop. This is because SEO guidelines are changing every time. Do you know? Google makes 500 changes every time to its search algorithms. That is why you should remain updated about it and have an understanding of SEO guidelines.