This course has been designed as an introduction to search engine optimization to allow learners to first recognize the key differences between SEO and SEM and grasp key SEO working terminology, jargon and their definitions in order to effectively manage Google SEO projects.
Learners will then proceed to evaluate their customers’ search intend and discover potential keywords for ranking to effectively optimize web content that will increase their website’s visibility to their targeted audiences online. They will be guided on the methods to perform On-site and Off-site SEO audits and make the necessary SEO friendly adjustments to rank high on Google. They will also be taught how to evaluate the competitive SEO landscape to rank potential keywords and how to employ link building strategies to increase the number of backlinks to their websites to facilitate higher ranking on Google. Finally, learners will practice using tools such as Google Analytics to gather data for the design and execution of optimization plans for their websites.
The main objective is to equip learners with the requisite digital marketing knowledge, skills, and attitudes to make informed decisions in formulating SEO plans, conducting site audits and using analytics tools to further optimize their websites in accordance to organizational business goals and objectives. These skills will help our learners to explore a career in digital marketing or to scale up their businesses.