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Technical Content Optimization

Search engines have spent years telling marketers to just focus on "making great content," but what does that truly mean to a robot? When you dig into Information Retrieval, the Computer Science behind search engines, it becomes clear that there is a specific statistical expectation that drives the understanding of what content is relevant for which queries. In this talk, Mike will be discussing the text analysis concepts behind how content is processed and how we as marketers can harness it to develop more optimized content.

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On-page Optimization
Time required: 3h 45m

On-page optimization is the practice of ensuring the content of a page is set up to be relevant for the search queries being targeted. If the phrases you are hoping to rank for don’t appear on the page, it will be much more difficult to achieve your goals - making on-page optimization a crucial part of most SEO campaigns.

Technical SEO
Time required: 7h 50m

The web is a technical platform, and there are correct and incorrect ways of building websites. This module teaches you about these and how search engines interact with pages in order to help you diagnose problems and improve websites.