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(Entry was posted by Suresh Kumar on this post in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, December 21, 2017).

An interview for SEO Manager position

Hello, Hope everyone is doing well!
A few days back I attended an interview for SEO Manager potion. They asked me a question which confuses me.

They gave me a website and asked me to do keyword research and take out strong competitors. I did what they asked. I gave them the list of keywords and Competitors. After that, They asked me to prove the keywords which I listed were right for their website. That is what confused me. I used tools to check the organic traffic and the potential keywords. I listed based on the terms they used on their website. But, they said it`s all wrong and wanted me to prove right? i apologize, if this is off the topic. But, I need your help. Help me with an answer. Thanks. Cheers:)
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Selected answers from the Dumb SEO Questions G+ community.

  • Suresh Kumar: <div jsname="ndVxLd" data-id="z13rirxz1rymy1b3w223dp3yivunvlzjd04#1513832486862531"> They actually asked to check homepage in particular. So, I gave all the keywords which comes under their business category.
  • Suresh Kumar: <div jsname="ndVxLd" data-id="z13rirxz1rymy1b3w223dp3yivunvlzjd04#1513832382171732"> I used semrush to get the organic keywords report. I save that data and showed it when they asked for. Yet they wanted me to prove the data is accurate for their website.

View original question in the Dumb SEO Questions community on Facebook, Thursday, December 21, 2017).

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