How to become an SEO Expert in 2021?

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There are many different steps you can take to become an SEO Expert and it might take you 6 to 12 months at least to become a pro in SEO but the real question is why do you want to become an SEO Expert?

Ask yourself!! Why?

Is it just for a profession or are you really passionate to become an SEO Expert? If your answer is passion, then I assure you that no one can stop you from becoming an SEO Expert because to become an expert in a particular field, one should have that required passion for it.

In this article, I’ll guide you on how to become an SEO Expert and what steps you should take to embark on this journey.

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1. Take Action:

The first important step is to take action and enroll yourself in an SEO course. Now, it’s up to you that you want to take an online free SEO course or a paid SEO course in a proper institute.

If you have the finances available then I’ll suggest you to register yourself in a paid SEO course on campus because this will give you an opportunity to connect with your instructor and will help you to resolve any query or issue easily.

Now, if you’re thinking about choosing which institute for a suitable SEO course, then let me tell you about few organizations which give FREE training in SEO, some of them are Coursera, Udemy, Hubspot.

So, what are you waiting for? Register yourself now.

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2. Work on Your Writing Skills:

Content Writing is one of the most crucial skills for an SEO Expert to master.

Best SEO experts know how to write great blogs and articles. If you see all the SEO Experts of these giant digital agencies, you’ll find out that they all have a very strong writing background.

Mainly, you should focus on blog writing, article writing, and copywriting. I’m stressing about this skill because I have seen the best SEO Experts getting stuck because they don’t know how to write creative content.

So, my suggestion for you would be to not take this skill for granted if you truly want to become an SEO Specialist.

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3. Practice What You Learn:

The most important part is that you practice what you learn. Remember that you can’t become an expert in anything unless or until you practice it religiously.

You might think how can I practice without any project? Well, why not utilize your own WordPress website for that. Do different experiments on your own website and analyze the results, this is one of the best ways to practice your SEO skill.

Secondly, you can also make an investment of your time and skills for someone else’s website. And initially, even if you have to do it for free, I’d suggest you to do it happily because it’ll definitely pay off in the long run. You can also add this as projects you’ve worked on, on your Linked In profile.

Moreover, you also can apply for an internship in a Digital Agency. This will help you to work on some great projects under the supervision of SEO experts. It’ll also help to grow your network and connect with more SEO experts. Plus, you can add this as your work experience on your resume.

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4. Keep Your Knowledge Up-to-Date:

Another important step towards becoming an SEO specialist is to keep yourself updated on every aspect of this field. Keep your knowledge updated about different SEO strategies and tactics.

Some of the best ways are to read blogs of other SEO Experts, get yourself registered on different SEO forums, or join an SEO meetup group for networking.

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5. Be Persistent:

Finally, the most important skill you need to have is Patience because it really isn’t possible that you become an SEO Expert over a few days or weeks.

You need to be persistent in learning and implementing your SEO skills and be patient enough to wait for months at least to see the result of your work.

Don’t quit, if you don’t get your desired results initially because it doesn’t work overnight, it requires time.


I hope that you have got your answer for “How to become an SEO Expert?” and what steps to take one by one towards your goal, but if you still have any doubts or queries then get in touch through email or a text and let me help you with your any other queries.

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