SEW Experts: Do We Need Educational Standards For Learning SEO?

Search Engine Watch Expert - Ron JonesThe real meat and potatoes of the discussion right now isn't necessarily what standards to employ, but whether we need -- or should even consider -- SEO standards. In today's SEM.EDU column, "Do We Need Educational Standards For Learning SEO?," Ron Jones wonders how we can effectively train people if we don't have basic guidelines for the industry.

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Kevin Newcomb joined ClickZ in August 2004, covering search marketing and other online marketing topics. He has been reporting on web-based businesses since 2000.

Before the bubble burst, Kevin was a marketing manager for an online computer reseller, handling copywriting, e-mail marketing, search marketing and running the affiliate program.

With a combination of real-world marketing experience and years of business journalism, Kevin brings to ClickZ a unique ability to deliver news and training materials that help online marketers do their jobs better.