What are the best resources to learn about SEO?

October 30, 2013

SEO Guides:

Key Articles:
SEO Ranking factors study:
http://www.seomoz.org/article/se…

• Local Search ranking factors (for the Google 12 pack):
http://www.davidmihm.com/local-s…

Websites:

Videos:

Books:

  • “The Art of SEO” by Eric Enge, Stephan Spencer, Rand Fishkin, and Jessie Stricchiolia – ISBN 0596518862 (SEO primer, beginner-to-expert guide)
  • “The Truth About Search Engine Optimization” by Rebecca Lieb – ISBN 0789738317 (SEO for beginners)
  • “Search Engine Optimization Secrets” by Danny Dover – ISBN 0470554185

List of Useful SEO Resources

July 23, 2013

We all know, now a days the higher growth of Internet users, All we dependent on internet to find out any thing we need. For that we are going search engines like (Google, Yahoo, Bing etc.), where we can easily find out those.  For getting the website on search engine we need to know Search Engine Optimization, which is called SEO.

So are you ready to learn a little about Search Engine Optimization or SEO as it is called in the industry? Below is the ist of complete and useful SEO resources, which should take any beginner from zero to hero.

SEO Basics

Learn the basics of SEO:
http://www.seomoz.org/beginners-guide-to-seo
(The first thing you should read)

Watch ‘The SEO Fundamentals Pyramid’:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/whiteboard-friday-the-seo-fundamentals-pyramid

* Download ‘How Search Engines Work’:
http://cms.searchenginewatch.com/digital_assets/3859/how-search-engines-work-mike-grehan.pdf
(Side note: it is important to know how SE’s work before even learning how to optimize websites for the SE’s)

* Learn the basics of HTML and CSS, the language of websites:
http://www.codecademy.com/tracks/web
(Side note: SEO deals a lot with HTML, and you should know the basics before utilizing SEO strategies)

* Learn the basics of local Search:
http://www.davidmihm.com/local-search-ranking-factors.shtml

* Learn keyword research:

http://www.seomoz.org/ugc/category/3

* Learn on-page optimization:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/perfecting-keyword-targeting-on-page-optimization

* Learn website architecture:
http://www.coconutheadphones.com/website-architecture-for-seo-the-complete-guide/

* Learn canonicalization:
http://searchengineland.com/8-canonicalization-best-practices-in-plain-english-44475

* Learn Excel:
http://www.distilled.net/excel-for-seo/

* Learn content marketing:
http://blog.kissmetrics.com/44-content-marketing-resources/
(Side note: first read up on the Content Strategy below)

Link Building

* Learn link building:
http://cognitiveseo.com/blog/26/the-best-link-building-blogs-experts-and-their-tutorials-from-2011/

* Bookmark this comprehensive list of link building strategies from Point Blank SEO:
http://pointblankseo.com/link-building-strategies

* Read Ross Hudgen’s awesome link building articles:
http://www.rosshudgens.com/link-building-strategies/

* Read ‘The Noob Guide to Link Building’:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/the-noob-guide-to-link-building

* Download ‘The Noob Guide to Link Building’ and ‘The 6-Month Link Building Game Plan’:
http://www.iacquire.com/resources/link-building-guides/

 

Content Strategy

* Read ‘The Definitive Guide to Awesome Content’:

http://www.seomoz.org/blog/the-definitive-guide-to-awesome-web-content

* Read the “In-Depth Guide to Content Creation’:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/indepth-guide-to-content-creation-with-infographic

* Read ‘How to Build and Operate a Content Marketing Machine’:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/how-to-build-and-operate-a-content-marketing-machine

* Read ‘The SEO Guide to Creating Viral Link bait and Infographics’:
http://www.distilled.net/linkbait-guide/

Analytics

* Learn Google Analytics with Google’s IQ Lessons:
http://www.google.com/intl/en/analytics/iq.html?

* Download Slingshot SEO’s ‘Guide to Google Analytics’:
http://www.slingshotseo.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/how-to-use-google-analytics-guide.pdf

* Read the collection of Analytics articles from SEOmoz:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/category/8

* Read ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Conversion Goals in Analytics’:
http://www.searchenginejournal.com/a-beginners-guide-to-conversion-goals-in-google-analytics/42558/

* Read ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Google Analytics 5′:
http://blog.kissmetrics.com/google-analytics-5/

Overall SEO Strategy

* Learn Conversion Rate Optimization (CRO):
http://unbounce.com/conversion-rate-optimization/50-awesome-posts-on-conversions/

* From Quora, “What are some top strategies for conversion optimization?”:

http://www.quora.com/What-are-some-top-strategies-for-conversion-optimization/answer/Andy-Johns?srid=hiM

* Read ‘The Noob Guide to Online Marketing’:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/the-noob-guide-to-online-marketing-with-giant-infographic-11928

* Read ‘The New SEO Process’:
http://www.seomoz.org/blog/the-new-seo-process-quit-being-kanye

* 33 Free SEO Tools You Should Know About:
http://www.webgnomes.org/blog/33-free-seo-tools/

* Keep up to date with inbound marketing material:
http://inbound.org/

Also you can follow these list of Top SEO news websites from SEO Inc website. I hope you will go through these websites to find out all the latest information happening inside the Search Engine as well as SEO industry.

SL.No Website Name Website Url
1 Search Engine Land wwwsearchengineland.com
2 Mashable http://www.mashable.com
3 Search Engine Watch http://www.searchenginewatch.com
4 Search Engine Journal http://www.searchenginejournal.com
5 ClickZ http://www.clickz.com
6 Search Engine Brief http://www.searchenginebrief.com
7 Search Engine Round Table http://www.seroundtable.com
8 Marketing Pilgrim http://www.marketingpilgrim.com
9 Search Marketing Standard http://www.searchmarketingstandard.com
10 ReveNews http://www.revenews.com
11 Daily SEO Blog http://www.dailyseoblog.com
12 Search Engine Freak http://www.searchenginefreak.com
13 Marketing Land http://www.marketingland.com
14 SEO Centro http://www.seocentro.com
15 SEO Chat http://www.seochat.com
16 Reel SEO http://www.reelseo.com
17 SEOmoz Blog http://www.seomoz.org
18 SEO-News http://www.seo-news.com
19 SiteProNews http://www.sitepronews.com
20 Search Engine Guide http://www.searchengineguide.com


List of content sharing websites

February 19, 2013

We have almost covered social networking and social book marking; it’s a time real excitement on content sharing.

Here is some list of content sharing websites…

Sl.No

Domain

PR

1

issuu.com

9

2

examiner.com

8

3

livejournal.com

8

4

technorati.com

8

5

about.com

8

6

topix.com

8

7

slideshare.net

8

8

scribd.com

8

9

ehow.com

7

10

suite101.com

7

11

quora.com

7

12

makeuseof.com

7

13

yelp.com

7

14

associatedContent.com

7

15

squidoo.com

7

16

docstoc.com

7

17

digitaljournal.com

6

18

epinions.com

6

19

contributor.yahoo.com

6

20

fotopedia.com

6

21

free.yudu.com

6

22

hubPages.com

6

23

ezineArticles.com

6

24

calameo.com

6

25

4shared.com

6

26

tutorial9.net

5

27

shvoong.com

5

28

linkfromblog.com

5

29

constant-content.com

5

30

triond.com

5

31

flixya.com

5

32

shetoldme.com

5

33

helium.com

5

34

demandstudios.com

5

35

esnips.com

5

36

edocr.com

5

37

crocodoc.com

5

38

bloggerparty.com

4

39

daytipper.com

4

40

infobarrel.com

4

41

journalhome.com

4

42

xomba.com

4

43

redgage.com

4

44

bukisa.com

4

45

powershow.com

4

46

myplick.com

4

47

empress.com

4

48

listmyfive.com

2

49

blogburner.com

2


The List of White Hat and Black Hat Search Engine Optimization(SEO) Techniques

January 30, 2013

In This content we can get to know the list of white hat and black hat SEO techniques in bid to help us to determine, whether the SEO firms are following this list of techniques to optimize your website…Image

 Here Are the List of White Hat Techniques: –

  1. Quality Inbound Links
  2. Blog Post
  3. Article Submission
  4. Press Release
  5. Forum Post
  6. Business Listing
  7. Video Submission
  8. Content sharing
  9. PDF Submission
  10. RSS Feed
  11. Forum Post
  12. Email Marketing
  13. PPT Submission
  14. Use Structural (Semantic) Mark Up and Separate Content from Presentation
  15. Keyword Research and Effective Keyword Use

Black Hat SEO Techniques:
Here the list of black hat SEO techniques, which used by the people who makes spam. This kind of black hat techniques should be avoided in order to get your site ranked on top of the search engines.
Here Are The List of Black Hat SEO Tactics: –

  1. Hidden Text
  2. IP Deliver
  3. 301 Redirects
  4. Throw Away Domains
  5. Cloaking
  6. Keyword Stuffing
  7. Deceptive headlines
  8. Automatically generated keyword pages
  9. Domain Grabbing
  10. Blog Spam
  11. Misspellings
  12. Scraping
  13. Paid Links
  14. Link Farm
  15. Invisible Links
  16. Hidden Affiliate Links
  17. Fake News
  18. Ad only pages
  19. Duplicate content on multiple domains
  20. New Exploits
  21. Brand Jacking
  22. Rogue Bots
  23. Doorway pages
  24. Multiple Subdomains
  25. Twitter Automation
  26. Google Bowling
  27. Slander Link bait
  28. Map Spam
  29. Hacking Sites
  30. Different content for search engines than users

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