Search Engine Optimization (SEO) involves a number of activities and initiatives that businesses can implement to achieve high search engine rankings. SMstudy Certified SEO professional will be able to address both on-page and off-page ranking factors that can impact a website’s or web page’s search engine rankings for specific search terms, resulting in a high placement in a search engine’s “organic,” or “natural,” or “unpaid” search results.
Successful candidates will be awarded the SMstudy Certified SEO Professional certification by SMstudy after passing the certification exam.
|Certification||Prerequisites||Target Audience||Cost Of Exam|
|SCSEO-P||Nil||SMstudy® Certified Digital Marketing Professional||Anyone who is interested in becoming a SEO Professional||USD 300|
*Pass Rate for the SMstudy Certified SEO Professional examination indicates the percentage of candidates passing the exam in the first attempt who attempted all the questions.
- Multiple choice
- 80 questions per exam
- No negative marks for wrong answers
- 90 minutes duration
- Proctored online exam
This certification is appropriate for anyone who is interested in becoming a SEO Professional.
There is no formal prerequisite for this certification. However, it is mandatory to complete the SMstudy® Certified Digital Marketing Professional Certification and study the recommended processes from the SMstudy Guide – Digital Marketing book before applying for the SMstudy® Certified SEO Professional exam. All the required resources are also provided as part of the online certification course.
How to Apply
- Register on SMstudy.com and apply for the SMstudy® Certified Search Marketing Professional exam (OR) Attend a classroom training provided by a SMstudy A.T.P. and then register for exam on SMstudy.com
- Apply for the exam by paying USD 300 or by using the access provided by a SMstudy A.T.P. You need to submit relevant documents (if required).
- Access the online course and take the exam
- Access the online course on ‘SMstudy® Digital Marketing’. Go through chapter 7 and relevant reference materials.
- Schedule the 90 minutes proctored exam.
- SMstudy verifies the application; confirms the exam date & time.
- Take the proctored exam online.
- Upon successful completion of the exam get an online certificate.
- Your name will be added to the SMstudy Certification Registry.
- The physical certificate will be shipped to you.
- If unable to pass the exam, you can schedule again and take a maximum of two free exam retakes.