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Free Online SEO Training Course

Updated on February 1, 2012

A Free Online SEO Training Course

Whether you want your website to generate more leads, make more sales or increase opt-ins it first has to be found. It’s that simple, if your online customers can’t find your website how are they going to buy from it?

This SEO Training course shows you what it takes to get top rankings on all the major search engines and drive heightened levels of qualified visitors to the most relevant pages on your website. You will also learn how to convert those visitors into customers using ethical techniques that will completely outflank your competitors.

SEO: Get Found or Get Lost

Today a website is an expected courtesy that allows consumers to research their next purchase at a time and place that suits them. An obvious observation perhaps, but one that highlights the real purpose of Search Engine Optimisation... To get your products or services seen by potential customers at the exact moment their interest is at its highest, that is, while they are searching.

Search engines and SEO provide an opportunity that your competitors are unlikely to ignore. A quick search on Google for your top keyphrases could uncover thousands or even millions of competing web pages. This course will give you the skills to outrank those competing pages, after all, someone has to be on the front page of Google, why not you?

About This Free Online SEO Training Course

Unlike many SEO tutorials available online this self study course takes a comprehensive view of search engine optimization and will teach you the fundamentals of SEO in a systematic, progressive, and easy to learn manner. Using a range of examples and practical exercises, the course provides you with all you need to know to start optimizing websites on your own. Furthermore, the course is designed to suit a wide range of skill levels and abilities including relative beginners to HTML.

Self-Study Search Engine Optimization Training

The self-study SEO Course covers a wide range of search engine optimisation topics including ‘on-page' and ‘off-page' optimization factors, LSI, link building, PageRank and much more. Individual units cover the following topics in order to lead you systematically through the entire SEO process from researching your website through to coding.

Each training module will be uploaded as an individual hub which you can work through at your own speed.

Course Index

01: A Free Online SEO Training Course (You are here)

02: SEO Course Outline

03: An Introduction to SEO

04: An Introduction to Search Engines

05: Search Engines and Latent Semantic Indexing

06: Search Engine Users

07: Keyword Research

08: Competitor Research

09: A Guide to PageRank

10: On Page SEO Part 1

11: On Page SEO Part 2 - Introduction To Quality Signals

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      7 years ago

      Great hub, Peter. One of my New Year's goal is to learn more about SEO's and key word usage, etc. Thanks.

    • LABrashear profile image


      7 years ago from My Perfect Place, USA

      Perfect timing that I came across this information! Can't wait to read more!

    • alipuckett profile image


      7 years ago

      This is awesome. Just what I've been looking for. Thank you!!!

    • Denise Handlon profile image

      Denise Handlon 

      8 years ago from North Carolina

      Great hub, Peter. One of my New Year's goal is to learn more about SEO's and key word usage, etc. Thanks.

    • Peter Hoggan profile imageAUTHOR

      Peter Hoggan 

      8 years ago from Scotland

      Thanks emp_inizer Glad you found it useful.

    • temp_inizer profile image


      8 years ago from Noida (India)

      Thanks... for sharing SEO training tips, its wonderfull

    • chaoui profile image


      9 years ago from Louisiana

      Look forward to reading the rest of the course. Thanks for putting this together.

    • Peter Hoggan profile imageAUTHOR

      Peter Hoggan 

      9 years ago from Scotland

      Glad you found it useful sofs.

    • sofs profile image


      9 years ago

      This is so useful. Thank you for making things easy!!

      I wish I had found this first!

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      iTech Room 

      9 years ago

      Thanks a lot for sharing this very useful training.

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      9 years ago from Los Angeles CA

      Peter, the 2nd video says something about it being private??

    • Peter Hoggan profile imageAUTHOR

      Peter Hoggan 

      9 years ago from Scotland

      Actually no, although youtube videos can be embedded and viewed from any page it is still youtube that maintains the resource and delivers the video. Its not duplication of a video, rather its giving access to a video if you understand what I mean.

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      9 years ago from Adelaide - Australia

      Everyone new to hubpages should be directed here. Thanks for the info, and the whole hub is a good example to follow. I do have a question though about using youtube - isn't this duplicating things already on the web?

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      SEO Training Nepal 

      9 years ago

      At last i found this website which is for free of seo training for starter, this is really useful for those who want to grow up with being search engine optimizer. There is no place SEO TRAINING IN NEPAL. so i begun to search in the web, fortunately i found this website and it is very helpful for my further study in seo.



      thank you

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      10 years ago from United Kingdom

      Good intro piece. I'm going to check out each of the links to the other parts of your SEO guide. It's good that someone is educating people about SEO. I'm into online promotion myself and I'm always open to new ideas.

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      Erick Smart 

      10 years ago

      Thanks for put this information about SEO, it´s good find this stuff for free.And I invite you to read my hubs, I hope you´ll let me a comment, and tell me what do you think about my hubs.Thank You again.

    • Alberto Trevino profile image

      Alberto Trevino 

      10 years ago from Modesto, California

      Thanks for sharing this. I am new to this so I know this course will help me, as tonymac04 say, immensely! Thanks again & keep on hubbing!

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      Tony McGregor 

      10 years ago from South Africa

      This course is going to help me immensely, I know.

      I am grateful to you for starting this.

      Love and peace,



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