I was at the gym, one of my friends approached me. It was my last year at the university. He told me that there is something called SEO. I thought that it was a kind of element from chemistry or a kind of molecule name. I was about to ask, can we cook and sell it… Then, he explained it to me. Fortunately, he was a Black Hat SEO, so that this coincidence helped me to not become a sheep for every official search engine statement.
I have applied to an agency from Turkey, I started as an intern. One day, fortunately, I have clicked on Bill Slawski’s previous blog, seobythesea.com from a SERP. From there, I have explored Shaun Anderson’s hobo-web.co.uk .
Since then, I read from them. In 2019, I have started to learn Python, thanks to Hamlet Batista. And, for the last 3 years, I listen to Cindy Krum’s and Marie Haynes’ webinars, and podcasts.
I even read everything that Rand Fishkin has written, including the Art of SEO. I learned SEO by reading 4-5 hours every day. And, I protect this habit. For instance, today, when I was at the gym (again), I have listened, Bill Slawski’s latest Edge of the Web Radio podcast, then I listened to Google’s latest Search Off the Record Podcast Episode.