SEO Training Course in Pittsburgh, United States

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SEO Certification Course Overview

This challenging SEO certification training in Pittsburgh will reward you with newfound marketing capabilities. By blending data, analytics, content marketing, and an aptitude for HTML and technical site optimization, SEO unleashes the potential of your marketing efforts.

SEO Course Key Features

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  • Live interactive sessions delivered by experienced SEO experts
  • Learn tools like Semrush, Ahrefs, Moz and more
  • Get free access to the SE Ranking platform for 1 year
  • Hands-on learning with case studies, assessments and project
  • SEO content aligned to OMCP standards
  • Live interactive sessions delivered by experienced SEO experts
  • Hands-on learning with case studies, assessments and project
  • Learn tools like Semrush, Ahrefs, Moz and more
  • SEO content aligned to OMCP standards
  • Get free access to the SE Ranking platform for 1 year
  • Live interactive sessions delivered by experienced SEO experts
  • Hands-on learning with case studies, assessments and project
  • Learn tools like Semrush, Ahrefs, Moz and more
  • SEO content aligned to OMCP standards
  • Get free access to the SE Ranking platform for 1 year

Skills Covered

  • Search Engine Optimization
  • OffPage Optimization
  • Competitor Analysis
  • Link Building
  • Ecommerce SEO
  • Auditing
  • SEO tools
  • OnPage Optimization
  • Technical SEO
  • User Experience
  • Voice Search Optimization
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Trend Analysis
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • OnPage Optimization
  • OffPage Optimization
  • Technical SEO
  • Competitor Analysis
  • User Experience
  • Link Building
  • Voice Search Optimization
  • Ecommerce SEO
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Auditing
  • Trend Analysis
  • SEO tools
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • OnPage Optimization
  • OffPage Optimization
  • Technical SEO
  • Competitor Analysis
  • User Experience
  • Link Building
  • Voice Search Optimization
  • Ecommerce SEO
  • Conversion Rate Optimization
  • Auditing
  • Trend Analysis
  • SEO tools

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SEO is the most in-demand digital marketing skill according to Smart Insights and and our SEO Certification training is developed with that in mind. Through this SEO certification course in Pittsburgh, you will gain expertise in digital marketing and boost your career.

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Training Options

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  • Flexible pricing options
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  • Enterprise dashboards for individuals and teams
  • 24x7 learner assistance and support

SEO Training Course Curriculum


This SEO course benefits anyone who wants to become proficient in SEO best practices, particularly: Professionals looking to add SEO skills, digital marketing aspirants, marketing professionals, sales professionals, digital marketers, content professionals, advertising professionals, entrepreneurs and business owners. 
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Since there are no prior requirements to take this SEO certification training in Pittsburgh, anyone who would like to study SEO can enroll in this course.
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Course Content

  • Search Engine Optimization Certification

    • Lesson 1: Course Introduction

      • 1.01 Course Introduction
      • 1.02 What Will You Learn?
    • Lesson 2: Introduction to SEO

      • 2.01 Introduction
      • 2.02 Evolution of Search Engines
      • 2.03 Search Engine Process and Components
      • 2.04 Working of a Search Engine
      • 2.05 Web Directories
      • 2.06 What Is Search Engine Optimization?
      • 2.07 Advantages of SEO
      • 2.08 Barriers in SEO
      • 2.09 SEO Techniques
      • 2.10 Quick Recap
      • 2.11 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 3: On-Page and Off-Page SEO

      • 3.01 Introduction
      • 3.02 On-Page SEO
      • 3.03 Title Tag Optimization
      • 3.04 Meta Keywords and Descriptions
      • 3.05 Heading Tags
      • 3.06 Engaging Content
      • 3.07 Image Optimization and Interactive Media
      • 3.08 Outbound and Internal Links
      • 3.09 On-Site SEO
      • 3.10 URL Optimization
      • 3.11 Sitemaps
      • 3.12 Domain Trust and Local Domains
      • 3.13 Mobile Site Optimization and Responsive Websites
      • 3.14 Yoast
      • 3.15 Site-Loading Speed
      • 3.16 Off-Page SEO
      • 3.17 Demo: Ahrefs
      • 3.18 Social Media
      • 3.19 Blogging
      • 3.20 Localizations and Citations
      • 3.21 Inbound Links
      • 3.22 Quick Recap
      • 3.23 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 4: Technical SEO

      • 4.01 Introduction
      • 4.2 Technical SEO: Overview
      • 4.3 Factors in Technical SEO: Overview
      • 4.04 Internet Search Engine Algorithms
      • 4.05 Mechanism of Web Crawlers
      • 4.06 Google Search Algorithms
      • 4.07 Google Business Profile
      • 4.08 Google Ads Keyword Planner
      • 4.09 Demo: Keyword Planner
      • 4.10 Google Trends
      • 4.11 Demo: Google Trends
      • 4.12 PageSpeed Insights
      • 4.13 Demo: PageSpeed Insights
      • 4.14 Google Analytics
      • 4.15 Google Search Console
      • 4.16 Search Appearance
      • 4.17 Search Traffic
      • 4.18 Google Index
      • 4.19 Crawling
      • 4.20 Use of Robots.txt File
      • 4.21 How to Find and Fix 404 Errors?
      • 4.22 Security Issues
      • 4.23 Site Settings
      • 4.24 Google Panda Google Penguin and Google
      • 4.25 Google Penguin
      • 4.26 Google Panda
      • 4.27 Google Panda Penalty Recovery
      • 4.28 Google Penguin Penalty Recovery
      • 4.29 Real Ranking Signals
      • 4.30 Market Analysis and User Psychology
      • 4.31 Industry Key Drivers
      • 4.32 Comprehend and Connect with User
      • 4.33 Significance of UI and UX Design
      • 4.34 Quick Recap
      • 4.35 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 5: Link Building and Link Marketing

      • 5.01 Introduction
      • 5.02 Impact of Links on Search Engine Rankings
      • 5.03 Six Ways Search Engine Judges Links
      • 5.04 The Psychology of Linking
      • 5.05 Types of Link Building
      • 5.06 Important Factors of Link Building
      • 5.07 Link Building Resources and Utilities
      • 5.08 Link Building Tools
      • 5.09 Choosing the Right Link Building Strategy
      • 5.10 Content Syndication
      • 5.11 Incentive-Based Link Marketing
      • 5.12 Search Engines Battle with Link Spam
      • 5.13 Social Networking for Links
      • 5.14 Quick Recap
      • 5.15 Demo: Yoast SEO
      • 5.16 Demo: Moz
      • 5.17 Spotlight
      • 5.18 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 6: Connecting E-Commerce

      • 6.01 Introduction
      • 6.02 The Mission of Search Engines
      • 6.03 The Market Share of Search Engines
      • 6.04 Human Goals of Searching
      • 6.05 Determining Searchers Intent
      • 6.06 How People Search?
      • 6.07 How Search Engines Drives Commerce on Web?
      • 6.08 Eye Tracking How Users Scan Results Pages?
      • 6.09 Click Tracking
      • 6.10 Quick Recap
      • 6.11 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 7: Obstacles in SEO

      • 7.01 Introduction
      • 7.02 Black Hat SEO
      • 7.03 Irrelevant Content
      • 7.04 Targeting the Wrong Audience
      • 7.05 Competition
      • 7.06 Overlooking Social Media as a Medium
      • 7.07 Ignorance of UX for a Website
      • 7.08 Missing XML and HTML Sitemaps
      • 7.09 Slow Page Load Time
      • 7.10 Use of Flash on a Site
      • 7.11 JavaScript Accessibility Issues
      • 7.12 Quick Recap
      • 7.13 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 8: Sitemaps

      • 8.01 Introduction
      • 8.02 Types of Sitemaps
      • 8.03 Creating a Sitemap
      • 8.04 Popular Sitemap Generators
      • 8.05 MindNode
      • 8.06 WriteMaps
      • 8.07 DynoMapper
      • 8.08 Quick Recap
      • 8.09 Demo: Screaming Frog
      • 8.10 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 9: The Future of SEO

      • 9.01 Introduction
      • 9.02 The Ongoing Evolution of Search
      • 9.03 Searchable Content and Content Types
      • 9.04 Personalization Localization and User Influence on Search
      • 9.05 The Increasing Importance of Local Mobile and Voice Recognition Search
      • 9.06 Increased Market Saturation and Competition
      • 9.07 SEO as an Enduring Art Form
      • 9.08 Quick Recap
      • 9.09 Demo: Semrush
      • 9.10 Spotlight
      • 9.11 Case Study on Kentucky Fried Chicken KFC
      • 9.12 Knowledge Check
    • Lesson 10 - Practice Project

      • Perform Keyword research, On-Page SEO, and SEO Audit for a travel industry website

Tools Covered

DM_ahrefDM_Google PageSpeed insightsDM_SEMRUSHDM_YoastDM_screaming frogDM_MOZGoogle TrendsGoogle Keyword Planner

Project and Case Study

  • Project 1

    SEO strategy for eCommerce Website

    (Project) Help an e-commerce company transition to the online marketplace to expand its customer base and reach a global audience. By creating an SEO strategy for their website.

  • Project 2

    Increase KFC online presence

    (Case Study) Assist KFC in broadening its online presence and driving traffic across various digital platforms. Enhance brand visibility through SEO promotions, strategic keywords, and hashtags to boost recognition.


SEO Course Advisor

  • CM Manjunath

    CM Manjunath

    Digital Marketing Trainer

    CM Manjunath is a freelance digital marketing trainer and an aspiring professional speaker. His expertise includes topics like web development using WordPress, SEO, content marketing, and more. He focuses on SEO and PPC advertising on platforms like Facebook and Google Ads to generate quality leads.

  • Amarpal Khanuja

    Amarpal Khanuja

    Digital Marketing Trainer

    Amarpal Khanuja is a digital marketing expert focusing on SEM and Facebook Ads. With a proven track record, he creates effective strategies and campaigns, driving brand visibility and results. Passionate about digital marketing, he aligns plans with business goals to exceed client expectations.

  • Abhay Rai

    Abhay Rai

    Head - Business Operations and Marketing

    Abhay is a seasoned marketing professional with over 25 years of experience in Digital Marketing, Product Management, and Sales. He holds a Masters in Digital Marketing and certifications from Meta, Google, Hubspot, and Rankwatch. Abhay has also authored books on Digital Marketing and SEO.


SEO Exam & Certification

SEO Training Course in Pittsburgh, United States
  • What are the prerequisites for the SEO certification course in Pittsburgh?

    Since there are no prior requirements for taking this SEO certification course in Pittsburgh, students only need an internet connection, Microsoft Office, and basic knowledge of HTML to successfully complete this SEO certification training.

  • How do I become certified in advanced SEO training in Pittsburgh?

    To earn your certification from this SEO certification training in Pittsburgh, you must:

    • Complete 85% of the OSL course
    • Attend all the sessions within one live virtual batch
    • Complete five projects: Three from Advanced SEO and one each from Advanced Content Marketing and Advanced Web Analytics
    • Complete one simulation test with a minimum score of 75%

  • How do I earn the advanced SEO certificate in Pittsburgh?

    Once you complete the requirements of this SEO certification training in Pittsburgh, you will gain eligibility to earn the advance SEO certificate for you work on this SEO certification course.

  • Do you provide any practice tests as a part of this SEO certification training in Pittsburgh?

    Yes, our SEO certification course in Pittsburgh includes 1 practice test as part of our SEO course to help students prepare for the actual certification exam.

SEO Course Reviews

  • Marko Stefan

    Marko Stefan

    Marketing Manager at Sana delikatese d.o.o., Houston

    Simplilearn’s Advanced SEO course is a good springboard for the traditional marketers.

  • Macie Rojas

    Macie Rojas

    New York City

    Simple, clean and perfect courseware!

  • Aleah Rodgers

    Aleah Rodgers

    New York City

    This course will make you learn everything you need to know about search engine optimization, nothing more and nothing less. Highly recommended.

  • Esmeralda Mclaughlin

    Esmeralda Mclaughlin

    New York City

    This was a great course for someone like me, who understands the importance of SEO but don’t know how to implement it. I now have a much better understanding. Thanks!

  • Maria Terentyeva

    Maria Terentyeva

    Менеджер по стратегиям и аналитике at Креативное digital-агентство DMCA, Moscow

    Thanks! I see now how to improve my projects and get a better result.


Why Online Bootcamp

  • Develop skills for real career growthCutting-edge curriculum designed in guidance with industry and academia to develop job-ready skills
  • Learn from experts active in their field, not out-of-touch trainersLeading practitioners who bring current best practices and case studies to sessions that fit into your work schedule.
  • Learn by working on real-world problemsCapstone projects involving real world data sets with virtual labs for hands-on learning
  • Structured guidance ensuring learning never stops24x7 Learning support from mentors and a community of like-minded peers to resolve any conceptual doubts

SEO Certification Course FAQs

  • Salary of a Digital Marketing Professional in Pittsburgh

    The average per annum salary for a Digital Marketer in Pittsburgh is $75,000. With certifications like SEO certification in Pittsburgh under the belt, gaining a job as a Digital marketer is convenient. A deep understanding of Google Analytics and the Google Webmaster Tools is necessary, along with a side project or an internship.

  • Major Companies hiring Digital Marketing Professionals in Pittsburgh

    Big companies recruiting Digital Marketing Professionals in Pittsburgh include Maven Machines, Patron technologies, Ancient path adventures, GNC, Gridwise, New story, Deloitte, and PNC. With rapid digitalization, digital marketing techniques are replacing traditional marketing, making digital marketing well desirable candidates for firms. An SEO certification in Pittsburgh will be of great help as a digital marketer.  

  • What are the Major Industries in Pittsburgh?

    Manufacturing, energy, healthcare, and information technology are thriving industries among others in Pittsburgh. The diverse industry in Pittsburgh indicates flourishing opportunities for talent and growth.
    SEO certification in Pittsburgh can help you land a great career as every Digital marketer is supposed to be proficient in SEO.

  • How to Become a Digital Marketing Professional in Pittsburgh?

    A bachelor’s degree can help you appear for interviews but cannot help you in achieving success. Here are a few proven methods you can follow to become a Digital Marketing Professional in Pittsburgh:

    • Earn an SEO certification in Pittsburgh
    • Start building your blog.
    • Implement SEO for your blog
    • Stay updated with the latest updates of google core web vitals.
    • Get an internship offer, which can help in grooming your skills further.
    • Practice running ad campaigns for your blog with a small budget.

  • How to find SEO courses in Pittsburgh?

    In this digital era, everything one requires is available online, including SEO certification in Pittsburgh. You can go to education websites like Simplilearn to get the best SEO certification right from Pittsburgh. However, in whatever courses you choose to study, make sure it makes you implement what you have learned. It can help you stand out from the crowd.

  • What is SEO?

    Search engine optimization (SEO) is the practice of increasing the quantity and quality of traffic to your website through organic search engine results. It is the activity of ensuring a website can be found by search engines and ranked highly when certain words and phrases (keywords) are entered in a search.

  • What is my salary potential as an SEO specialist after completing this SEO course?

    SEO jobs can vary from organization to organization in terms of salary, titles, roles, and responsibilities. The average salary in the U.S. ranges from $74,000 to $90,000 and can even exceed $150,000 depending on the company, size and location ( According to PayScale, the salary range in India varies from Rs.158K  to Rs.615K.

  • Why do organizations hire SEO professionals?

    Organizations hire SEO professionals to boost their visibility on search engines like Google, Bing, and Yahoo, aiming for higher positions on the first page of search results to increase traffic and sales. The role of SEO has evolved to include user experience optimization, mobile responsiveness, and high-quality content creation in response to the complex algorithms of search engines. Given the nuanced and dynamic nature of SEO, professionals with up-to-date knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of digital marketing are essential. Ineffective SEO practices can harm a business's online reputation and search rankings, making it crucial to employ skilled SEO specialists who can effectively navigate the complexities of SEO and help businesses stay competitive in the digital realm.

  • Is this SEO course up to date and relevant with the latest search engine algorithm best practices?

    Yes. Simplilearn strives to provide the latest, best-quality content that’s up to date with current industry standards and the latest iterations of search engine algorithms. Our experienced and certified trainers are subject matter experts who constantly research the latest trends and infuse them into our training programs, which is particularly necessary for the ever-changing field of search engine optimization. Every change happening in the market is considered, and our training content is regularly updated to reflect current market trends.

  • How do I enroll in this SEO Certification course?

    You can enroll in this SEO course on our website and make an online payment using any of the following options: 

    • Visa Credit or Debit Card
    • MasterCard
    • American Express
    • Diner’s Club
    • PayPal

    Once payment is received you will automatically receive a payment receipt and access information via email.

  • What do I get with the SEO certification course?

    You will gain access to e-learning content moderated by faculty and industry experts, and interactive live sessions by industry experts. The course will be taught via case studies, projects and you will also have access to practice tests. 
    Upon completing the program requirements, you will receive the SEO certification.

  • Where and how can I access the e-learning content for this SEO Course?

    Once you register with us for this SEO training course by paying the course fee, you will have 24x7 access to the e-learning content on our website. An automated course purchase confirmation mail will guide you through the process.

  • I am not able to access the online SEO course. Whom should I contact?

    Contact us using the form on the right of any page on the Simplilearn website, select the Live Chat link or contact Help & Support.

  • Do you provide a money-back guarantee for this SEO certification course?

    Yes. We provide a seven-day money-back guarantee for the SEO course. Refer to our Refund Policy and submit refund requests via our Help and Support portal.

  • If I need to cancel my enrolment from this SEO course, can I get a refund?

    Yes, you can cancel your enrolment if necessary. We will refund the course price after deducting an administrative fee. To learn more, please read our Refund Policy.

  • What next after SEO course?

    For your career growth in the field of Digital Marketing, you can consider taking the Post Graduate Program in Digital Marketing that will make you an expert in this field.

SEO Training Course in Pittsburgh, United States

Pittsburgh has a population of approximately 3.02 lakh people. The city is part of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 
Pittsburgh ranks as the 27th largest city in the United States. GDP growth of Pittsburgh accounted for a whopping $145.5 billion in 2018-19. The contribution of Pittsburgh to the country provides a significant boost to the nation's GDP. According to the most recent estimates, Pittsburgh has a GDP per capita of around $56,237. Pittsburgh has a land area of 58.3 square miles.
There are approximately 90 neighborhoods in Pittsburgh with a humid continental climate. Pittsburgh is known as the City of Bridges. It has over 300 steel-related businesses and 446 bridges of its own.

Pittsburgh, as a tourist spot, offers quite a lot. It has a list of must-visit places ranging from aspects of Entertainment & cultural values. As the locality has a rich cultural heritage, one can find some famous chill spots here.
Following is a list of places you should never miss visiting in Pittsburgh:

These are some of the famous historical and cultural spots in Pittsburgh.

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