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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 Szilvia J

Feb 11, 2016

I am disappointed by not being able to do the assignments unless I pay for the course.

By Amber H

Apr 29, 2020

Good intro to SEO, I would have liked to have a bit more practice questions involved.

By Babu B

Mar 3, 2021

The over all course is very nice but the course is out dated you need to upgrade it.

By victor g

May 7, 2017

Good. But should include more practical training and tips for more tools to use etc.

By sujata h

Jun 10, 2020

I founded this course quit amazing,and now I am looking for specialization in SEO.

By Divy K

May 15, 2020

Course should be more application based. I found Week 3 & 4 quite informative.

By Satyam C

Aug 13, 2020

Its been a good take away but over time course should more focus on SEO today

By Prerna B

Nov 24, 2020

The course give you theory knowledge about SEO. Nice Program to clear basics

By Bablu P

Oct 18, 2020


By Deleted A

Feb 7, 2018

its more about the why than the how. Its interesting but no very hands-on.

By Ashwin P

Dec 26, 2019

Very basic course. Small videos that help you understand the key terms

By Kane S

Apr 18, 2016

Nice intro course. A little light on content but I still learned a lot

By Jacqueline T

Apr 30, 2021

I wish it taught you how to perform SEO. This was mostly the history.

By Vivek P

Jun 5, 2020

if the course slides will be provided then it will be very helpfull

By Kiran

Mar 6, 2016

Just bare essentials , can be found online in other places for free

By Heidi H

Sep 27, 2021

Some sections were extremely technical and others extremely easy.

By Lauren C

Aug 28, 2019

lots of good info but no hands-on work, which was disappointing.

By Apurva

Jul 20, 2021

Good course but not the indepth seo knowledge i was looking for

By vipin p

Apr 20, 2018

Only basic course work not very deep though. More lessons to go

By Thota K V

May 18, 2022

I​t missed practical veiw but gave more theoryitcal knowledge.


Apr 27, 2020

Its a nice course . it helps a lot to learn basics of seo

By Paritosh C K

May 6, 2016

Distracted, useless info and short (finished in 3 Hours)

By Rutvij C

Jul 18, 2020

More practical; techniques to do SEO should be thought.

By Romario V

Oct 12, 2016

Almost nothing relevant to start working, but fine.

By Cemile P T

Jun 14, 2022

Maybe it could be more detailed and more examples