Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM) Newsletters, Web Sites, Other Resources, and Books
Within the SEO and SEM Newsletters, Web Sites, Other Resources, and Books section below, you'll find helpful SEO, SEM newsletters, Web sites, Web site sections, and blogs /weblogs devoted to SEO, SEM, and search engines and directories, helpful books on SEO, SEM, and search, and more.
Do you know of great newsletters, Web sites, blogs / weblogs, books, or helpful articles, tutorials, or other resources related to search, SEO, or SEM? Recommendations are welcome and encouraged!
On this page:
- Newsletters on Search, SEO
- Discussion Lists, Discussion Groups, and Online Forums on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM)
- Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM) Sites, Blogs, and Other Resources
- Recommended Books on Search, SEO, SEM
Newsletters on Search, SEO
- High Rankings Advisor
Fabulous weekly search engine newsletter by internationally known Jill Whalen, top SEO expert. You can also submit your questions to be answered within the newsletter. Archives at the site, articles also. Reliable, helpful, insightful information from this well-recognized authority on SEO. Free subscription. [Newsletter by Jill Whalen, High Rankings.]
Free daily newsletter from Search Engine Watch with daily news, tips, and more. [Newsletter by Danny Sullivan, Editor, Chris Sherman, Associate Editor, Search Engine Watch.]
- Search Engine Report
from SearchEngineWatch. Authoritative info from the foremost search engine expert, Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Watch. [Newsletter by Danny Sullivan, Editor, Chris Sherman, Associate Editor, Search Engine Watch.]
- Web Search
Informative newsletters about Web Search from About.com.
Discussion Lists, Discussion Groups, and Online Forums on Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM)
Online Forums on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
- Best Practices Search Engine Forums
Helpful, busy forum visited by many top SEO, SEM experts. [Forum Web site by ihelpyou, Inc.]
- High Rankings® Search Engine Optimization Forum
Popular, helpful online forum on SEO and copywriting moderated by top SEO experts, such as Jill Whalen, Alan Perkins, Dan Thies, and others. [Forum via Jill Whalen's High Rankings Web site.]
- Search Engine Forums
Find answers and ask your questions here at a variety of forums on specific search engines and general information. Helpful resource. [Forum part of JimWorld Virtual Promote.]
- Webmaster World
Fantastic forums covering search engine optimization, search engine marketing, Yahoo!, Google, MSN, paid inclusions, keyword research, SEM topics, Web site ownership, marketing, and more. [Forums via Webmaster World.]
- SEW Forums
Search Engine Watch's popular, helpful online forum on SEO and copywriting and also moderated by helpful experts. [Forum via Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Watch Web site.]
Discussion Lists, Discussion Groups on Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
- Google's Discussion Group For Webmasters
“you'll find answers from expert users and even Google employees. If your specific question isn't answered here already, you can post it and let the experts weigh in.” Great source for information on Google and SEO. [Discussion group sponsored by Google Webmaster Central.]
See also Discussion Lists, Online Forums, and Newsgroups for links to more on Web design and development topics..
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Marketing (SEM) Sites, Blogs, and Other Resources
Weblogs /blogs covering search, SEO, Web marketing, and related, and Web sites or Web site sections devoted to Search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing, and related topics.
Weblogs / Blogs on Search, SEO, Specific Search Engines or Directories
- Aaron Wall's SEO Book[*note]
All about search engines, including search engine optimization tips, an SEO ebook for sale, and coverage of search engine news. [Weblog / blog by Aaron Wall.]
- Danny Sullivan's Search Engine Land
New blog launched 11 December 2006 with “information about search engine marketing and how search engines work in general, from a searcher's perspective.” [Weblog / blog by Danny Sullivan, with Chris Sherman and Barry Schwartz.]
- Dave Naylor
Blog covering SEO, SEM, search engines, and related. Great reading. [Weblog / blog by Dave Naylor, aka DaveN, DavidNaylor.co.uk.]
- Google Blogoscoped
Blog covering all aspects of Google, latest news, updates, changes, interviews, more. Also has an online forum. Online since 2003. [Weblog / blog by Philipp Lenssen, Google Blogoscoped.]
- Matt Cutts: Gadgets, Google, and SEO
Lots of helpful information about Google, especially for SEO, by an employee of Google. [Weblog / blog by Matt Cutts.]
- Official Google Webmaster Central Blog
Official news on crawling and indexing sites for the Google index [Weblog /blog by Google staff.]
- Online Marketing Blog
Self-described: “Online Marketing Blog covers web 2.0 and search engine news, resources, products and tactics including search marketing, RSS, blog marketing and online public relations. Posts by Search Marketing Expert, Lee Odden of TopRankResults.com.” [Weblog / blog by Lee Odden.]
- Ramblings about SEO
Blog posts covering many aspects of SEO, SEM. Analytics, bid management, click fraud, duplicate content, Google, HTML, keywords, link building, Matt Cutts, metatags, online marketing, page rank, search engine algorithms, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, search engine strategies, site architecture, supplemental index, webmaster tools, WordPress, Yahoo, and more. [Weblog / blog by Eric Enge, Stone Temple Consulting.]
- Search Engine Blog
Tips and news on the latest with search engines and directories, SEO, and related. [Weblog / blog by Peter Da Vanzo.]
- Search Engine Journal
Latest news and information on search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), and related topics. [Weblog / blog by Loren Baker.]
- SEW Blog
One of the best weblogs / blogs covering SEO, search engine news, and related topics. Updated constantly with credible, helpful information. [Weblog / blog via Search Engine Watch.]
- Web Guerrilla
Covers SEO, Google, MSN, Yahoo, linking and development, paid ads and submissions, Web marketing, and more. Great information, tips, and resources. [Weblog / blog by Greg Boser.]
Web Sites or Web Site Sections on Search, SEO
- High Rankings
Web site of internationally known Jill Whalen, top SEO expert. Read articles, subscribe to her newsletter, browse the popular, active forum, and more. Top-notch information here. [Jill Whalen's Web site.]
- Improve Search Engine Ranks
About.com's section on SEO, search engine marketing. [Section written by Wendy Boswell, About.com's Guide to Web Search.]
Web site devoted to search, search engine optimization. Articles, tutorials, tips, industry news, resources, and more. Article topics: Search Engine Analysis, Internet Marketing, Website Optimization, Link Submission, Search Engine Q&A, more. Great site. (ISEdb stands for Internet Search Engine database). [Web site: ISEdb.]
- Search Engine Optimization Ethics Articles
Offers ethical search engine optimization and submission services. In-depth articles on search engine placement and Web site promotion issues.
- Search Engine Guide
Daily headlines, news, sites, tools, and other resources about search engines, SEO, search engine marketing, along with featured articles from contributing experts, and updated daily. [Web site: Search Engine Guide, created by Robert Clough, with Jennifer Laycock, Editor, Linda Riley, Associate Editor.]
- Search Engine Watch
Web site formerly of internationally known Danny Sullivan, top SEO expert, and regarded as the foremost authority on SEO and search. Now carries on without him by other top experts. Read articles, subscribe to their newsletters, browse the online forums, and more. With a paid subscription you'll be able to access even more detailed content and newsletter. Highly recommended. Top-notch information here. [Web site: Search Engine Watch.]
- SEO Today
Articles, interviews, insights, latest news and information in the world of SEO. [Web site: SEO Today, created by D2 Ventures.]
Recommended Books on Search, SEO, SEM
- Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists
By Shirley Kaiser. Published by SitePoint Books, July 2006. In addition, all those who purchase the book have special access to downloadable, printable checklists to use for all your projects. More information: Companion Site for Deliver First Class Web Sites: 101 Essential Checklists, author's Web site: SKDesigns.
- The Search Engine Marketing Kit, 2nd Edition
by Dan Thies, Dave Davies. Published by SitePoint, September, 2007. Dan's and Dave's fantastic “Kit” includes a binder packed with nine chapters of helpful information plus a CD-ROM with even more to help you learn all the details about SEO, SEM, and even running your own SEO, SEM business if you wish. This kit covers a background on search engines, the basics of search engine optimization, advanced SEO and search engine-friendly design, pay-per-click and paid inclusion, link building, running a search engine marketing business, interviews with top SEO experts, case studies, helpful SEO tools, and resources. The CD-ROM includes a sample SEM proposal, client assessment form, keyword analysis, directory planning worksheet, sample SEO presentation, process flowchart, sample SEM services agreement, site review checklist. Geared for freelance Web developers and Web development firms, Web site owners and managers. Via SitePoint's site, you can learn more about The Search Engine Marketing Kit, download sample chapters (a separate window will open), and place orders. See also the authors' Web sites, SEO Research Labs (Dan Thies), and Beanstalk Search Engine Positioning, Inc (Dave Davies).
- Successful Search Engine Copywriting
by Heather Lloyd-Martin. Heather is a top-notch copywriter who's an expert at writing for search engines to help achieve top rankings. I've worked with Heather on Web site projects first hand and know how incredibly gifted she is, so I know her book is worth every penny and then some. Heather states that this book provides “straightforward, how-to SEO copywriting information your small business, marketing team or copywriter needs for search engine success. A complete SEO copywriting reference book, you'll read case studies, see interviews with leading seo experts and discover leading-edge information to help you truly master the SEO copywriting space.” Chris Sherman, SEO expert writes, “Successful Search Engine Copywriting is an excellent book. It's packed with solid, reliable information and techniques that can help improve the visibility of any site in search results...The book should be on the must-read list for anyone wanting to hone their search engine optimization skills.” Purchase Successful Search Engine Copywriting through her Web site.
- Winning Results with Google AdWords
by Andrew Goodman. Published by McGraw-Hill Osborne Media, July 22, 2005. Google AdWords expert and one of the foremost authorities, Andrew Goodman, shares tips, tricks, and strategies he's learned working with clients on their Google AdWords campaigns. This book has received top recommendations and reviews, including a great review of Winning Results with Google AdWords by Chris Sherman, Search Engine Watch. Highly recommended.
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