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Affordable SEO Certificates Wanted

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by darulez, Apr 10, 2017.

  1. darulez

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    I need to boost my resume for some, let's call it "relationship building action".

    So, I am looking for some free, or affordable international SEO certs.
    In .de if you take Chamber of Industry and Commerce Online Marketing Course, it's 10 days and they charge 3k for that and you get some lame azz cert stating you can now do "facebook campaigns" and do proper "meta keywords". I cant even call that ripp off, it's more of a joke... But ppl pay it.

    It can be the lamest azz 90 questions pop quiz for 99$, as long as I get some fancy cert from some reputable internation company (sure wont pay any fee for some morrons .de Pop Quiz.

    Any ideas? recommendations? Your favorites?
     
  2. AneaKr

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    Do you have a Google Analytics and Google AdWords certification? They are fairly easy to take & maintain. The first time I took them, I passed in 45 minutes. Also, Bing Ads and Yandex also offer certification.

    If not that, Hubspot also offers a few inbound- and content-related certifications.
     
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  3. darulez

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    I like the idea. But both, GA and adwords makes me puke.
    Sadly I cant add my monthly amozon paychecks or the ,5$ million I made for amazon.de the last years

    wow. just checked:
    https://gyazo.com/4de4d2393dc7980347245881fa405e8c

    thats cool!
    thanks!!!

    Will take those the next days!!
     
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  4. Reaver

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    You can take Matthew Woodward's course. At the end he gives you a nice, shiny, meaningless certificate.

    It's perfect for people who think taking courses from an imaginary expert makes them an expert too.
     
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  5. darulez

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    omg, surely not.
    I am am 100% sure at one point I will need to buy GSA SER via his afffiliat links again..
     
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    I don't know much about him. I don't visit the websites of people who do inane shit like hand out certificates to any asshole who spends $3k on a course that is only valuable bc they believe it is.
     
  7. Zwielicht

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    The GA and Adwords (neither of which are SEO certifications, though the former is related I suppose) tests are ridiculously easy. Anyone can find the answers to both of them online, though you should be able to pass them without cheating if you've used either one for more than 5 minutes.

    I don't have a "favourite SEO certification" because I don't get them. I used them (Hubspot, Google, & Bing Ads certifications) initially to build up trust between my clients and myself, but none of my clients ever acknowledged them. They cared more about if I could do the work and when I could get started.
     
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    If you made 5 million with amazon, why the hell are dicking around with this bullshit and not making that figure into 10 million?
     
  10. mickyfu

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    Is the answer because he didn't?
     
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    Did you just answer a question with another question?
     
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    I'm Ron Burgundy?
     
  13. mickyfu

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    I'm not sure, did I?

    Oh by the way, good shout on the Matty W seal of approval. One of the best in town. I printed mine out and have it framed on my desk.
     
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    Lynda, Google Adwords, Hubspot are the top 3 to focus on, and all three can be added to your LinkedIn profile.
     
  16. darulez

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    something got lost in translation. just forget it.

    That would be a nice irony. Cause the only site that's mobile friendly are my yt channels. ;) Though I like the idea.
    Will do that in 5 years, should be enough for .de

    I agree. But corporate slave world is sth. different then working for clients in Germany.
     
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    Oh, if you're using it for a corporate job, then I get why you're doing it. I have no direct experience with 9-5 SEO jobs, though someone I talked to once said their employer loved all of those certifications they kept getting.

    By the way, use the multi-quote feature in the future instead of responding to each post individually. I merged several of your posts above.
     
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    Let me guess.. $4 999 850 was lost in translation?
     
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    jobs I am aiming for are will me not solely seo, but more online marketing. but the more I can pack up the resume with some "printouts", the better.
    those HR dudes are really strange.
     
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    Stop being a hater, it's an easy mistake to make.