Like all companies on the market, the ones who conduct their business online also have to fight competitors. This type of companies mainly fight for traffic because the more traffic you have the more money you cash in. When a company wants to be above its competitors it hires a SEO analyst. This person will help increase the visibility of the website thus reaching more people who would buy the products or services offered. If you do not know what SEO stand for we are here to tell you that it means search engine optimization and what it does is provide a better placement of your website in all search engines.
If you want to become a SEO analyst first you have to obtain a bachelor´s degree in marketing or starting a business. They are very useful for you because all the subjects taught in these programs help you learn how to see and understand a business. It will also make you understand what type of analysis and reports are relevant to a business.
After you have gain your bachelors degree or during the program you should start gaining some experience. All of us would like to find a paid internship but that is not always the case. You can try an unpaid internship too because it still counts as experience on your resume. By doing an internship you will understand better what you have learned in class and you will also have the opportunity to put in practice what you know.
What you can do in your free time is learn how search metric trends work. It is very important to know how to search on an search engine and also how to find keywords. Of course you have to learn what can happen in you put in too much keywords. Besides this you also have to learn the SEO techniques and link building.
Before you apply to a job make sure that your resume is up to date and that all the information provided are relevant to the job you are searching for. You should update your education because it is an important requirement for this job. After you have finished with education move on to experience, you should write down all the jobs you have had in the past even the ones who you may think have no relation with marketing. You may be in for a surprise, you may realize that you have had some marketing experience in the past but did not realize it until now.