SEO for beginners (2023) : Learn all the SEO basics for free

In this search engine optimization beginners course you'll learn everything you need to know about SEO in just 2 hours
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.2 out of 5 (149 ratings)
7,573 students
2hr 12min of on-demand video
English [CC]

Understand website Search Engine Optimization Basics
Understand the process used by Search Engines to rank websites
Be able to audit a site and identify SEO opportunities
Understand what common SEO cons and scams are and how to avoid them


  • You won't need anything more than your laptop or desktop computer to complete this free online SEO course. No technical knowledge is required and we assume you don't know any of the jargon (but you will do soon!).


This search engine optimization course for beginners  is a revolutionary new way to learn SEO with no technical skills required.  It's the essential knowledge that every blogger, small business owner and SEO student needs. And best of all it's completely free! The aim is to make sure you understand the basics of SEO so you can start doing it yourself or have the knowledge needed to hire the right Online Marketing agency for your needs and understand what they will be doing for you.


  • how to spot and avoid SEO scams and cons

  • why everyone sees different results in Google and Bing;

  • how search engines decide who to show in their search results

  • how to choose words and phrases to target in your SEO work

  • how to make your website clear to search engine robots

  • how to optimize individual pages for words and phrases

  • how to read critical pieces of website code without being a coder

  • how to link your pages together the SEO way

  • what vital signals (beyond your content) are important to the search engines

  • how to increase the authority of your website in the eyes of search engines

  • how to monitor your SEO progress with freely available tools

  • SEO vs Online Marketing and how they fit together

Who this course is for:

  • This course is aimed at bloggers, bricks and mortar business owners, those who run ecommerce sites and webmasters in general as well as those who would like to make a start in learning SEO for a career.


SEO Specialist and Consultant
Tim Hill
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 149 Reviews
  • 7,573 Students
  • 1 Course

I’m Tim Hill (aka Doodled) and link2light is my agency which handles SEO and Online Marketing for individuals and small to medium sized businesses and organizations around the world.

With 15 years experience and a truly exceptional team of specialists we work on everything from eCommerce to Blogs to Apps.

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