I was a technology journalist for leading publications such as the iconic and (at the time) longest-running weekly IT magazine Computerworld reporting on the then very real fears the the year 2000 (or Y2K) would cause planes to drop out of the skies. I was a technology market research analyst for the formidable global tech advisory firm IDC when the tech bubble burst in 2000, from businesses latching onto the new world of e-commerce with very sketchy business plans to make money from driving up sales whilst increasing losses.
What I'm trying to say here is, I'm relatively tech-savvy!
However, times have changed dramatically and SEO has been a mysterious arena around which I've only skirted the edges and peeked through the curtains once in a while.
So with a deeply satisfying six months of business pointing "all systems go" on investment in a new skill, I made one of my New Year's Resolutions to learn the ins and outs, highs and lows, artform and science of that beautiful beast: SEO.
I have selected a fantastic course, if you are interested in DIY SEO for your website you should definitely check it out — Kate Toon's SEO Recipe for Success. I have just done the course pre-work and I can now personally vouch from the clear and methodical introduction to Week 0 that Kate has set up a quality training environment, one in which I am excited to be a part of.
Bring on February 18th, which is when the train leaves the SEO station with me aboard! Join quickly if you can, the seats are filling up.
If you have read this far and still interested in what I can do pre-SEO graduation, take a look at my newly launched packaged services page, and drop me a line on what I can do for you! Mention this blog for a 10% discount on blogging services for the month of February only!