Why take this free course?
Learn how to optimize and understand a Google My Business profile
Discover exactly where and how a business is ranking
Uncover optimization opportunities
Find out how to build a five-star reputation
Who is this course for?
This course is a great fit for agency professionals and business owners who are new to local marketing and BrightLocal as well as those simply looking to get more out of our tools.
Including step-by-step instructions on how to use features and the ability to practice in your own account in real-time, this free course will set you up for success and instill you with confidence wherever you are on your BrightLocal journey.
Get BrightLocal CertifiedPut what you've learnt to the test with our free exam. Those who pass with flying colors will receive a certificate that can be added to your LinkedIn profile, Facebook account, or C.V.
What people think
As someone who is new to the SEO world and BrightLocal, I found the BrightLocal Academy to be extremely informative as well as user friendly. The series of videos allows you to follow along in your profile to ensure you are proficient in all of the amazing features BrightLocal has to offer as well as testing your skills as you go along. I'd highly recommend BrightLocal Academy to anyone looking to utilize their program to the fullest potential.
Search Engine Optimization Specialist at The Marketing Group USA
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Meet the Course Leader
Kristian is BrightLocal's Director of Product and Marketing and host of the BrightLocal podcast, Adventures in Local Marketing. Kristian uses his wealth of experience and knowledge to guide and support the Product and Marketing team and help BrightLocal achieve its mission of helping marketers become brilliant at local SEO.
Want to help the Ukraine?
So do we! BrightLocal is bringing together the greatest minds in local SEO for a full day of info-packed talks, Q&As, and panels on a variety of local marketing topics. The best bit? Every cent (or penny) raised goes to grassroots efforts to support the people of Ukraine during their time of incredible need.