(PRWEB) June 18, 2010
Online marketing training institution Search Engine College extended their global reach significantly this week, with student enrollments now extending to 49 countries around the world.
Since its inception in 2004, Search Engine College has set new industry standards for education and training in the field of Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing by providing online courses to a worldwide audience.
The College reached the 49 country milestone this week when a new student from Bulgaria enrolled online. The Search Engine College student population now has a global reach that includes the following 49 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Barbados, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong (China), Iceland, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kuwait, Latvia, Malaysia, Malta, Mauritius, Montenegro, New Zealand, Norway, Pakistan, Philippines, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, The Netherlands, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, UK, United Arab Emirates, Ukraine, USA, Vietnam and West Africa.
In addition to accepting direct registrations for courses, SEC also has agreements with international academic partners that distribute their courses to hundreds of university and college students in the US and Europe.
“We’re extremely proud of our global accessibility and very humbled that our approach to accessible online learning seems to have struck a chord”, says Kalena Jordan, Search Engine College’s Director of Studies.
“It means that anyone with a computer and an Internet connection can learn search engine marketing with us, in their own time-frame, no matter where they are in the world. Persons that would not normally have access to cutting edge search marketing education via their local academic institutions have that opportunity via Search Engine College.”
Search Engine College courses are aimed at a wide target audience, including marketing and advertising executives, small business owners, web designers, students and job seekers preparing for a career change. Subjects available for study include Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Pay-Per-Click Advertising (PPC), Web Site Copywriting, Web Site Usability, Article Marketing & Distribution, Copywriting for PPC, Keyword Research and Link Building.
Students can choose to participate in online tutor-led courses leading to formal certification, or download a self-study course. All courses are offered entirely online, to be taken at a student’s own pace, in a time-frame that suits them. There’s also a free sample SEO lesson available for download.
In 2006, Search Engine College developed the search industry’s first Certification Pathway course series, designed to fast-track training and provide a complete professional qualification in one of the following three specializations: Certified Search Engine Optimizer, Certified Pay-Per-Click Marketer and Certified Search Engine Marketer. Each Pathway consists of a series of bundled courses that prepare persons who want to jump-start their career path in the fast-paced search engine industry.
Each certification course provides students with an identifiable and proven skill-set, designed to make them immediately employable in the fast-moving search industry. Courses are updated every few months to reflect the ongoing changes within the field as well as algorithmic changes implemented by Google, Bing and Yahoo. All courses are designed by industry experts and use a holistic approach to web site promotion, focusing on the importance of web site design, functionality and usability as well as search engine compatibility.
Enrollments at Search Engine College are accepted 24 hours a day via the web site.
About Search Engine College
Search Engine College (SEC) is an online training institution offering instructor-led short courses and downloadable self-study courses in Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing subjects. SEC is owned by Jordan Consulting Group and managed by search engine optimization industry expert Kalena Jordan. SEC employs experienced tutors who are specialized in various aspects of search engine marketing and well-respected in the industry.
For further enquiries or information contact:
Search Engine College
Kalena Jordan – Director of Studies
Phone: + 347 767 6726
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