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About the Course

Ever wonder how major search engines such as Google, Bing and Yahoo rank your website within their searches? Or how content such as videos or local listings are shown and ranked based on what the search engine considers most relevant to users? Welcome to the world of Search Engine Optimization (SEO). This course is the first within the SEO Specialization and it is intended to give you a taste of SEO with some fun practices to get seen in Google. You will be introduced to the foundational elements of how the most popular search engine, Google, works, how the SEO landscape is constantly changing and what you can expect in the future. You discuss core SEO strategies and tactics used to drive more organic search results to a specific website or set of websites, as well as tactics to avoid to prevent penalization from Google. We hope this taste of SEO, will entice you to continue through the Specialization!...

Top reviews


Aug 9, 2016

Great course, very informative!! I can tell the classes are starting to be structured differently though. Not too much meat to this first course... reserving my opinion, until I go through a few more.


Jul 10, 2020

The way of explaining the terms is excellent and content is very good . I leant many new things from this course. Going to do all the courses of this specialization. Thanks for the wonderful content.

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By Muhammad M S

Aug 5, 2021

great course to get yourself familiarize with the fundamental elements of SEO

By Linnea N

Jan 26, 2021

The first two weeks worth of modules could have been skipped. Otherwise good.

By ashitha s

Aug 25, 2020

A lot of theoratical concepts. Could have been more engaging and interesting.

By Eftichia F

Dec 16, 2020

The course is great. What I missed is actual examples of SEO is implemented.

By Ekaterina S

Apr 7, 2020

Great course! Just please add new information from the last couple of years.

By Usama N

Apr 11, 2022

Great course outline for beginners who wants to pursue their career in SEO.

By Elsa V

Sep 3, 2020

It is a great course, I get useful information about the background of SEO.

By Rishabh K

Sep 14, 2016

A good course and helps in better understanding of SEO.

Great for beginners.

By Chaitanya K

Jun 2, 2020

more examples for certain definitions can be added fr better understanding

By A G

May 2, 2020

Consists of all the basics needed in SEO optimization. A very good course.

By Lakshana.S

Jun 3, 2017

Good on easy understanding of concepts.Examples are easy to grab and learn

By Peter A C

Nov 9, 2020

This course is very informative and the topic organization is insightful.

By TheGreenThumbBoys R

Oct 18, 2020

I have learned a lot from Rebekah May. Great! Thanks Coursera and UCDavis

By Muhammad T

May 4, 2021

I will recommend anyone to take this course for the introduction of SEO.

By Deep S S

Nov 6, 2017

apart from occasional video quality the course is good and informative.

By Manu A

Oct 10, 2017

the content could have been more intriguing. it was majority irrelevant

By Rahul S

Aug 24, 2016

Really To the point and easy to understand. Very good teaching faculty.


May 10, 2020

very less practical knowledge but theory wise it was absolutely great.

By Arjun S

Apr 6, 2016

This is one & only course for someone wants to learn the basic of SEO.

By SeyedKamalAddin R

Feb 11, 2016

its nice introduction to SEO. its give you an insight to SEO industry.


May 29, 2020

Mam Your are very knowledgeable and Helped me during the course a lot

By Rajnikant B W

Apr 8, 2020

A Very Very Nice experience and useful information,knowledge obtained

By Alberto M

Feb 8, 2017

Nice introduction, with particular focus to Google algorithms history

By Md N H

Aug 23, 2020

Some basic things such as back links, keyword etc was not described.

By Jaivardhan D

Jul 30, 2020

A small good view of everything, could be more concise and practical