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Best Search Marketing Blogs
Best Search Marketing Blogs
By Sharon Housley
Attempting to stay current on the latest
search engine algorithm changes or search optimization
tactics can be overwhelming for webmasters attempting
to juggle it all. With this in mind, we've put together
a list of the industry's best Search Marketing blogs.
These blogs are current and discuss important issues
related to search engine optimization and search marketing.
Subscribe to the search marketing blog's RSS feeds,
or visit their website regularly to stay current regarding
the latest search news.
White Hat Search Marketing Blogs...
Search Engine Land
Search Engine Land is a hub for news and
information about search engine marketing and optimization.
It regularly details how search engines such as Google
and Yahoo rank websites in their organic search listings.
The site is led by the famed search engine journalist
and guru Danny Sullivan, who has been covering the search
industry for the past 11 years. Search Engine Land is
published by Third Door Media, which also produces the
Search Marketing Expo conference series, and the Search
Marketing Now webcast events.
Search Engine Watch
Search Engine Watch is an authoritative
guide to search engine marketing and search engine optimization,
offering the latest news about searching the web, analysis
of the search engine industry, and help for website
owners trying to improve their ability to be found in
SEOmoz is a hub for search marketers
worldwide, providing education, tools, and resources.
The SEOmoz community includes more than 60,000 registered
users interested in the search marketing field.
Matt Cutts is probably the best known
Google employee. He works on the Google webspam team,
and frequently blogs about Google and their views on
various SEO techniques.
SEO Book is a leading SEO blog by Aaron
Wall, covering the search space. It offers marketing
tips and search analysis. SEO Book is used to answer
customer questions and to offer online marketing strategy
tips. In 2008, much of SEO Book was transitioned to
a membership site, offering over 100 online training
modules, tutorial videos, custom SEO spreadsheets, exclusive
tools, and a community support forum.
SEO consultant Michael Gray discusses
search engine optimization, Social Media, the Internet
in general, and new media opportunities.
Black Hat Search Marketing Blogs...
Like in Harry Potter, Black Hat is similar
the Dark Arts. They work, but they're not necessarily
a good thing... in the end. Regardless of whether you
are a white hat marketer or a black hat marketer, reading
the black hat blogs can bring insight and introspection
about the tactics used by those search marketers considered
as having crossed the line. The following are the popular
black hat marketing blogs:
Black Hat Blog offers articles on Blackhat
SEO, Linkbait, and Link Spamming. There is also a private
SEOBlackHat forum, which is a fee-based search marketing
forum that contains more information.
BlueHatSEO is dedicated to the art of
Advanced SEO. Blue Hat SEO is essentially the study
of advanced Internet marketing and search engine optimization
techniques. Blue Hat SEO covers the advanced knowledge
of both Black Hat and White Hat SEO tactics. Blue Hatters
use their knowledge of the search engines and other
marketing practices to twist and manipulate them in
creative and original ways to best benefit their sites.
The BlueHat SEO website claims that the concept of Blue
Hat SEO arose out of frustration in the lack of advanced
SEO knowledge made available to webmasters.
SEOcracy answers questions about how to
do things like conquer new niches, design websites,
choose affiliates offerings, develop arbitrage websites,
etc. Many of the ideas introduced fall into BlackHat
or BlueHat SEO.
Additionally there is a big List of Search
Marketing Blogs - http://www.toprankblog.com/search-marketing-blogs/
About the Author:
Sharon Housley manages marketing for FeedForAll http://www.feedforall.com
software for creating, editing, publishing RSS feeds
and podcasts. In addition Sharon manages marketing for
audio recording and editing software.
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