by Zoe Huden on January 30, 2014
As you fine-tune your own SEO processes, it’s important to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the SEO world. There is a huge selection of SEO resources and blogs available on the internet. Here are some of the ones that we most highly recommend:
1. SEOmoz (http://www.seomoz.com/blog)
There’s a lot of really good “how-to” content on this site, as well as advice on best practices for SEO. Best of all, they’ve got a great established community present on the blog, meaning you can often learn just as much from the comments as you can from the blog posts themselves. They usually make one or two posts per day, which means it’s a site that you’ll want to check often.
2. Search Engine Land (http://www.searchengineland.com)
Search Engine Land is a very well-written blog that is a must-follow especially for its technology news. The content is created in a way that is both informative yet easy to read. Be sure to check this site regularly.
3. Google’s SEO guidelines (Click here)
Because Google is the most widely used search engine on the web by far, it’s important to know exactly what it takes into account when it comes to search engine optimization. Read through these guidelines and familiarize yourself with them so you can take them into consideration when forming your own SEO marketing plan.
4. Search Engine Journal (www.searchenginejournal.com)
This site gets updated several times every day and has a focus on industry news, tools, search engine optimization tactics and more that you’ll find to be quite useful for your own SEO practices. There might be some overlap in content with other sites mentioned here, but it’s good content.
5. SEOBook (www.seobook.com/blog)
While you’ll find a lot of the standard advice and tactics for search engine optimization on this site, it’s especially excellent for reading some truly insightful commentary on shifting trends within the industry. There are also a lot of well-written editorials on the page that provide a bit of a different perspective on a lot of the major issues in SEO. It isn’t updated as much as other sites on this list, but it’s always worth a look.
6. SEO by the Sea (www.seobythesea.com)
This is a bit more of a niche site than the other suggestions on this list, but it’s the go-to place if you need to learn about search engine patents. The author is Bill Slawski, and he has a knack for translating the language in search engine patents for the layperson. By reading his posts, you’ll better understand what search engines are capable of doing and how they may be evolving in the future.
All of these sites are excellent tools for business owners large and small. Stay up-to-date with the latest news in search engine optimization and you’ll find that your business will perform significantly better in its own SEO practices. Which SEO resources do you use to stay up-to-date?