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November 23, 2008

Top SEO Interview Questions!

A lot many times there are chances that we don't know exactly that what can the interviewer ask in the Search Engine Optimization field. So, in this scenario I wanted to list some of the important questions which you should have a look at;

SEO QUESTIONS
  1. Tell me something about yourself( it covers a description of your general SEO experience)
  2. What are the most important things to be considered in SEO?
  3. How do you start optimizing the website?
  4. What types of websites you have worked on?
  5. What SEO tools do you regularly use?
  6. Do you read any blogs, forums or industry sites for SEO?
  7. What is your strength in SEO?
  8. Which areas are the most important in organically ranking a site?
  9. What is a Sitemap? What is the difference between an HTML Sitemap and an XML Sitemap?
  10. What is the difference between SEO & SEM?
  11. Do you have experience in Copy Writing?
  12. What is the optimum keyword density you aim for?
  13. How many keywords you take to optimize a page for?
  14. What is on-page and off-page optimization?
  15. How do you obtain backlinks?
  16. What is a three way link?
  17. Are you aware of the Web 2.0 technologies with regard to SEO?
  18. How can you promote your business using Web 2.0 Technologies?
  19. Do you know about Web 3.0, and its features.
  20. What do you do in Competitive analysis?
  21. What is Black HAT SEO technique? Mention few of them.
  22. What is web analytics? Are you familiar with any web analytics tool? Explain.
  23. How do you report traffic to your website?
  24. Which tool do you use for tracking visitors?
  25. What is A/B Testing and Multivariate Testing?
  26. Who is Matt Cutt?
  27. Have you experience in online advertising, like pay per click, email marketing and/or banner advertising?
  28. Have you managed PPC Campaigns?
  29. What do you know about bid management tools, api tools, and click fraud issues?
There are some irritating questions also which an interviewer asks,
  1. What is the difference between Page Rank and Toolbar Page Rank?
  2. What is Shingling Algorithm?
And these are the most common question of all times,
  1. Why are you looking for a change?
  2. What are your future plans?
  3. How do you see yourself in the coming 5 years?
All these questions reflect for the candidates seeking the SEO Jobs and has no relation in analyzing/selecting the SEO Firm.




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