June 23, 2010

Everything you need to know about SEO

From time to time, Socialmedia.biz will post guest entries from our friends at SEOmoz, the top site on the Web to help sites achieve better search engine rankings. Here’s the first.

Guest post by Danny Dover

Iam proud to announce the new and improved Beginner’s Guide to SEO (search engine optimization). This free tutorial covers everything you need to know to get started improving your search engine rankings in the major search engines. Put simply, this is the resource I would have kicked a fool in order to get my hands on when I was first diving into the wild world of SEO.

The New Beginner’s Guide to SEO

The Beginner’s Guide to SEO won’t cost you a dime. It is free to read, download and otherwise devour. The guide is the result of hundreds of hours of research and includes chapters on all of the following topics:

  1. How Search Engines Operate
  2. How People Interact With Search Engines
  3. Why Search Engine Marketing is Necessary
  4. The Basics of Search Engine Friendly Design & Development
  5. Keyword Research
  6. How Usability, Experience, & Content Affect Rankings
  7. Growing Popularity and Links
  8. Search Engine’s Tools for Webmasters Intro
  9. Myths & Misconceptions About Search Engines
  10. Measuring and Tracking Success

I look forward to hearing your feedback about the new guide in the comments. Your input in these comments will serve as the official feedback form for this guide. I will use your recommendations to help improve and update the guide over time.

SEOmoz is not affiliated with Socialmedia.biz and has not reviewed this translation. SEOmoz provides the Web’s best SEO tools and resources.

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6 thoughts on “Everything you need to know about SEO

  1. The header of this article reminds me the title of Woody Allen's movie: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex” ;-) great guide for begginers, really.

  2. I loved the Beginners Guide to SEO. There is a mountain of information in this report to be applied to your website to improve rankings. The magazine style layout made it much easier to read the information, particularly as some of it has lots of stats in it.
    Thanks for posting the link.

  3. SEO isn't really that hard. It's all about content. Not links.

    Keep adding content – and links will be easy to build. Nobody seems to understand this…

    Cheers, all the way from Sweden.

  4. I think with the Google updates it's more important then ever to have a variety of SEO services. Good article.