Google Recommends to hire SEOs in a new ‘ Search for Beginners ‘ video

The latest episode of Google “Search for Beginners” deals with the top 5 items people should consider for their websites. Google may have saved the best for the last, as recruiting a SEO is the fifth item on the list.

Up to this point, videos in the “Search for Beginners” series have been full of DIY tips so it’s great to see Google show the benefits of hiring a professional SEO.

Potential videos in the “Search for Beginners” series really dive deeper into the issue of hiring SEOs. Here is exactly what the most recent Google video says:

“Are you looking for someone to work on [your website] on your behalf? Hiring a search engine optimizer, or “SEO,” might be an option. SEOs are professionals who can help improve the visibility and ranking of your website. We’ll talk more about hiring an SEO in future episodes.”

Google keeps it short and sweet, but a brief statement is better than no mention whatsoever. To find out what else Google has to say about hiring SEOs, stay tuned for our coverage of future episodes.

Other Website Things for Beginners

For those interested, here is the full list of the top 5 considerations on Google’s website for people new to SEO.

  • Check whether your site is indexed: search for “site:” to see if Google Search is indexed.
  • Provide high quality content: Follow the advice given in Google’s official webmaster guidelines and documents on best practices.
  • Ensure that website is fast and accessible on all devices: Visit to test mobile-friendly.
  • Ensure the website is safe for visitors: secure a HTTPS connection to your website.
  • SEO Hire: Covered above.

See below for the full video:

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