9 Quality Blogs to Help Learn SEO

“The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” – Walt Disney

I began working with SEO.com just before Christmas so I’m pretty new to the SEO game. I’ve basically learned that the only way to start grasping SEO is to jump right in to it. So I have put together a list of blogs that are serving as valuable teaching tools. My hope is that anyone new to SEO can benefit from this list just like I have.

1. The SEOmoz Blog

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Featuring Rand Fishkin as the lead contributor, the SEOmoz blog is beneficial to readers with any level of knowledge. It has a basic,  informative guide to learning SEO, and also manages to stay on the cutting edge of the industry. This site also features Rand’s famous White Board Friday series. White Board Friday is video blog that addresses current issues with SEO each week.

http://www.seomoz.org/blog/

2. Marketing Pilgrim Blog

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I find this site valuable for its insights on SEO from a marketing perspective. This post regarding the brand impact of social media was one of my favorite recent pieces.

http://www.marketingpilgrim.com/

3. Web Pro News

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I visit this blog several times a day. Its focus is on news related to online business with specific channels dedicated to search, social media, and technology news.

http://www.webpronews.com/

 

4. Inside Search Blog

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Google’s official blog is valuable for its posts on updates to Google’s algorithm, new events in search, etc. These are updates that anyone working in the field of SEO must stay updated on.

http://insidesearch.blogspot.com/

 

5. Search Engine Land Blog

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You can get information on just about anything regarding SEO and search marketing here.

http://searchengineland.com/

 

6. SEO Book Blog

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This blog is a fantastic resource for SEO knowledge and insight, as well as some famous SEO Firefox Plug-ins.

http://www.seobook.com

 

7. Search Engine Journal

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This blog has a lot of great information, and I found their link building posts to be especially helpful. Link building is an integral part of SEO and it can be challenging.

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/

 

8. Marketing Land Blog

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As an SEO Specialist, learning about the industry from a marketing perspective is paramount. Coming from a marketing background I appreciate the insights offered here.

http://marketingland.com/

 

9. SEO.com Blog

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And then, of course, our very own SEO.com blog. We go to great lengths here to cover all topics SEO and internet marketing related. We generally have a new post up each day, so please keep reading!

http://www.seo.com/blog/

There are definitely many more educational SEO blogs that aren’t in this list. If you feel I’m missing any important blogs, please include them in the comments below.

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6 Comments

  1. Rick Noel says

    Nice list Andrew. I use SEOMoz (as paid subscription) and find their tools and knowledge base extremely useful. They have some excellent seminars. I am not sure if this is an ordered list, but they are my #1 go to SEO resource. I also subscribe/follow/read WebProNews, Google Insider Search, SearchEngineLand.com SEOBook.com. The others on your list are new finds for me. Thanks for sharing this list as I now 4 new resources, including the SEO.com blog!

  2. George says

    Thanks for the list! I have been subscribing to most of these for some time. There was one on there that I hadn’t heard of (Pilgrim) but I will be sure to follow from now on.

    A few more that are in my feed list are:

    http://www.johnfdoherty.com/ – Excellent stuff
    http://www.davidnaylor.co.uk/
    http://searchenginewatch.com/ – Surprised this one didn’t make the list.

    And of course http://darklit.net .

    Well, that last one is mine. It’s not updated enough to be super useful to most :( But hey, if you want to follow it…

    The other three though I HIGHLY recommend :)

  3. John Lucifer says

    I personally believe that you posted a great content for all the interested readers for sure. They are powerful blog sites can make a difference. Seo.com is also very popular ranked 9th place in top sites. Quality work from top blogs surely benefits anyone. Thanks for sharing with me.

  4. gabriel says

    Hi nice list, i follow 2 blogs from the it. btw you should change the name of seomoz for the new one, moz.

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