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Qualifications for SEO and IM?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by Baadier, Jan 16, 2012.

  1. Baadier

    Baadier Regular Member

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    Are there any options we can take as IM's for getting qualifications on paper? Similar to the Microsoft certification range.
     
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    you could scan a check you receive...
     
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  4. Baadier

    Baadier Regular Member

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    I saw lots through Google and was looking for some recommendations from BHW users. I dont think I worded that clearly enough in my original post. My aim was to increase credibility with offline customers.
     
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    THere is a certification from Google as Adword Manager which could be quite valuable if you run a SEO off line business.
     
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    Thanks this looks good especially as i want to do offline ppc management for clients.
     
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    Yea...rank some keywords to #1 on your own.
     
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    On top of the ad sense certificate you can also get an analytic certification supported by Google.

    oh and you get cool badges to put on your website haha

    Other then that there really isn't any other ones in the industry worth its weight.
     
  9. Baadier

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    Just had a read and you have to have a client running in MCC with a spend of $1000 on ads!

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    http://www.seomoz.org/blog/how-to-become-a-google-authorized-adwords-analytics-or-website-optimiser-consultant
     
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    someone correct me if I am wrong but I thought they changed the requirements for individual accounts awhile ago (that post was made in 2009)

    here is the link for individual account requirements from Google:

    What are the requirements for becoming Individually Qualified?

    Individual Qualification is a way of demonstrating proficiency in AdWords, attained by studying for and passing our certification exams. To become a Qualified Individual, you'll need to meet the following requirements:

    Pass both the Fundamentals exam and one of our three advanced exams.
    Be aware of, and in compliance with our program Terms and Conditions; you accept these terms when automatically by enrolling in the program.
    We've added the advanced exams to give you a way to study for exams related to your role or specialization so you can differentiate your skills. There is no minimum spend requirement to be Individually Qualified.
    Once you've met the criteria listed above, it usually takes one to two days before this information is updated on the site. You can view your exam pass status on the Company tab under "AdWords Partner Status".
     
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    Thanks i didnt check the date on that article. I was having a mini hernia thinking about that $1000