Top 8 Skills Every Great SEO Professional Needs to Succeed

SEO professionals come from a variety of backgrounds.

Some are programmers, some are entrepreneurs, some traditional marketers, some journalists, some even used to be rappers.

At my Seo Company In Brampton, our SEO team has been winning a lot of work and growing lately so I’ve been spending a lot of time interviewing candidates for open roles.

SEO professionals have diverse skills, but there are a few things I look for in every candidate.

This isn’t an exhaustive list, and I’m sure there’s plenty of people out there who have succeeded without these skills – but what fun would a list be without some controversy?

Here are the top eight skills I look for when hiring an SEO.

  1. Critical Thinking
    This is a hard one to measure, but it’s important for SEO pros to be able to have an analytical mind that’s capable of differentiating correlation and causation.

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