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6 Traits of A Lazy Link Builder

Building backlinks to your site the right way requires hard work: creating great content, and asking nicely. Here are some bad habits to avoid. This is an older piece, but the advice is still solid.

A Link Building Checklist to Earn More & Better Links

Follow the up-to-date strategies in this handy link building checklist to earn more and better links from your campaigns.

A/B testing 101: A quick-start guide to conversion rate optimization

"Using A/B testing software is a powerful way to increase your website’s conversion rate (that is, its ability to turn visitors into customers). Many of the web’s most powerful companies, including Amazon and Google, use this technique. Here’s our essential guide to increasing your conversion rate using A/B testing software. It contains 108 simple techniques for growing your business."

Bruce Clay, LLC

Tons of free tips and tools for search engine optimization.

ClickZ - Digital Marketing

Fundamentals and trends for SEO, PPC, real-time and more.

Duplicate Content in a Post-Panda World

Duplicate content on a website is very bad, and you may not even know it exists on your site until it's too late. Here's how to detect and fix this problem.

How To Survive Google's Unnatural Links Warnings & Avoid Over-optimisation

Early 2012 is turning out to be an interesting period for companies that rely heavily on their website to attract customers.

Link Building Guide: How to Acquire & Earn Links That Boost Your SEO

The Search Engine Journal's updated link building guide.

Link Building in 2019: How to Acquire & Earn Links That Boost Your SEO

Best practices and advice for link building.


One of the better SEO tools available, with keylink research, an SEO audit, backlink research, rank tracking, and more. Also includes a ton of educational materials and an active community where you can ask and answer questions.

Search Engine Guide

Lots of resources related to search engines and SEO.

Search Engine Journal

"Search Engine Journal helps companies improve their interactive marketing, and helps marketers to succeed in a challenging career. Our focus is finding the return on investment. Launched in 2003, SEJ is unique in its community-based approach to search marketing. Virtually all of our content comes from the real experts: in-house and independent Internet marketers themselves."

Search Engine Ranking & Keyword Tracker

Free tool for tracking the performance of various keywords on multiple search engines. Requires setting up a free account.

Search Engine Watch

Articles, webcasts and statistics on SEO.

SEO for Startups: 4 Keys to Success

"A startup that considers SEO during the process of developing a business plan is more likely to achieve results by more cohesively building the necessary components for SEO success into the foundations of the business. So how can startups achieve SEO success from the start?"

SEO Shortcuts Take You Nowhere Fast

Black Hat SEO doesn't do you any favors. Even though they give you nice short term gains, it can ruin your reputation in the long run.


SEOlium is a professional Google rank tracker. It only monitors Google rankings for now, but they plan on adding more SEO tools soon. SEOlium has a pay-as-you-go model.

SEOmoz Blog

Great and timely articles covering search engine marketing tactics and strategies.

Shortest Tutorial Ever on SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

If you only read one thing about SEO, this should probably be it.

Silly Rabbit, Tricks are for Black Hat SEOs

Want to know why it pays to do things the right way?

SME Pals

Excellent articles and advice on SEO and other online marketing ideas.

Ten Considerations when Hiring a Search Engine Optimization Company

Article addresses the evolution of search engine optimization.

The 55 Best Free SEO Tools For Every Task

"There are literally hundreds of free SEO tools out there, so we want to focus on only the best and most useful to add to your toolbox. Tons of people in the SEO community helped vet the SEO software in this post (see the note at the end)."

The Noob Guide to Online Marketing (With Giant INFOGRAPHIC)

This is a 6-Month action plan for going from nothing to having a comprehensive digital marketing operation. It walks you through just about everything you need, step by step. It's an awesome resource.

Website Grader

Learn how well you are doing across several critical areas of your website: performance, mobile, SEO, and security.

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