Verify Your Website with Google Search Console
We cover all 5 choices Google offers to verify your website and start using Search Console
Tip: Check out the Free Preview Lesson Below
This course will get you started with one of the best free SEO tools around, Google's Search Console.
Are You a Webmaster or a Professional SEO?
Search Console can be "verified" with any of 5 methods, and there's a reason for that. If you do work for clients you'll encounter many situations where one Search Console verification method won't work and you'll have to choose another. As a pro, you need to know each method that's available to you.
Are you a Marketer or Business Manager in Charge of the Website?
The Search Console is more than some technical webmaster and SEO tool. It's also a great resource for business owners and marketers to research what they're customers are like. This video will help you through the sometimes daunting task of getting Search Console to verify that you are authorized to use it with your website. Don't count on your developer to know about it; most developers don't.
Seize the day and scope the Search Console. 5 brief lessons will take care of everything you need to know.
Ross Barefoot has 19 years of experience in website programming and development, and 13 years of experience in Search Engine Optimization and Marketing (SEO/SEM). Ross is a SEA Certified Master Level Instructor with the Search Engine Academy and serves on its board of directors and educational committee. Ross has been with Horizon Web Marketing since 2012 as chief SEO strategist and trainer, and in 2014 took on the role of CTO. Ross uses his industry expertise to set client strategies, troubleshoot difficult SEO issues, and keep our staff trained and up to date on cutting-edge SEO techniques so we deliver the best possible results for our clients.
PreviewLesson 1 - Introduction and WordPress Website Verification (19:17)
StartLesson 2 - Verifying Google Search Console with an HTML File Upload (11:56)
StartLesson 3 - Google Analytics Verification of Google Search Console (8:26)
StartLesson 4 - Google Tag Manager Verification for Search Console (8:09)
StartLesson 5 - Google's New Domain Type Property and DNS Verification (18:17)
StartLesson 6 - Removing Verification for a User