52 Top SEO News Sites and Blogs to Increase your SEO Skills
By: Garry Grant | October 26, 2012 | View: 14026
By: Garry Grant | October 26, 2012 | View: 14026
The world of SEO is ever changing and you need to stay on top of the latest news. In order to do that, you need some of the best resources around. We’ve compiled a list of the top 50 SEO news sites and blogs to keep you in the know. Read on to find out more.
1. Search Engine Land
Editor-In-Chief Danny Sullivan keeps this site running with articles on SEO, SEM, social media, and all things search.
Pete Cashmore, the CEO and founder of Mashable, created a site not only for social media and SEO news, but also for technology and business news as well.
3. Search Engine Watch
With industry information to mobile tips to analytics updates, SEW gives its readers some of the best information on the web.
4. Search Engine Journal
SEJ has been featured in many venues, such as CNN and The Huffington Post. The managing editor, Melissa Fauch, has more than 7 years experience in web development, blogging, SEO and social media.
ClickZ offers one of the largest resources of industry information on SEO, social media, technology, and trends.
6. Search Engine Brief
Not only does SEB provide readers with articles and blog posts about SEO, SEM, PPC and link building, but it also provides the site in four different languages for international readers.
7. Search Engine Round Table
This award winning site focuses mostly on SEM with Google, Bing, and Yahoo, but also provides information about link building, SEO tools, and search news.
8. Marketing Pilgrim
Marketing Pilgrim consistently updates the site with new articles on the latest and greatest news in search and social, and even reputation and analytics.
9. Search Marketing Standard
SMS was launched in early 2006, and has grown to a resource read and used by over 50,000 search engine advertisers and marketers each quarter focusing on PPC and SEO.
Initially launched in 1998, this site has grown to offer information on online marketing, SEM, e-commerce and analytics.
11. Daily SEO Blog
Mani Karthik runs this site and gives readers a slew of information on blogging, SEO trends, startup news and web design.
12. Search Engine Freak
SEF primarily focuses on SEO news, traffic news, along advertising and marketing information. The author Vijayraj Reddy encourages guest posts to provide readers with the most comprehensive subject list to choose from.
SERPd administrator Chris Burns keeps this news site running with the latest news on SEO, link building, blogging, copywriting, and social media.
14. SEO Centro
This site provides the latest SEO news with articles focusing on social networking, e-commerce and SEM.
15. SEO Chat
With articles and forums to suit readers’ needs, this site provides valuable insight into the industry with news on site design, Google optimization, and search engine news.
16. Reel SEO
Specifically for online video marketing, Reel SEO gives video makers the best resources for analysis, tips, and trends for online video and internet marketing.
Chitika gives readers technology information and search engine news for Google, Bing, and Yahoo.
SEO-News is a three tiered newsletter, SEO resource site and SEO discussion forum aimed towards webmasters and site owners.
As the unofficial Facebook blog, AllFacebook focuses mostly on information in social media.
SiteProNews is another webmaster resource featuring articles on business, search engines and social media.
21. Marketing Vox
MarketingVox is a practical news resource with emphasis on social media, mobile marketing, web analytics, and e-commerce.
WebmasterWorld caters to webmasters, site owners, and site developers. It gives readers access to information on code, content, hardware, OS technology, and browser news.
Authored by Gwen Harris, this blog focuses primarily on search tools and search news.
If you’re looking for an easy way to scan the latest news articles, AllTop is the way to go. As an aggregate of SEO information, it’s easy to find exactly what you’re looking for without clicking through hundreds of sites.
With over 1.2 million readers every year, Blogstorm has become the biggest UK based blog discussing internet marketing and SEO news and strategies.
26. Webmaster Central Blog
If you like your search news to come straight from the horse’s mouth, this is where to get it. Directly from Google, you’ll have access to the latest Google news right when it’s available.
27. Inside AdWords
Like Webmaster Central, Inside AdWords is the official Google blog to get the latest advertising news.
28. The Search Agents
Not only does The Search Agents website provide information on SEO and SEM, but also analytics and consumer experience as well.
StayOnSearch is dedicated to giving readers valuable information on SEO and SEM, as well as blogging and site development.
30. Search Engine Guide
Directed towards small businesses, Search Engine Guide allows readers to learn about analytics, blogging, social media, and mobile marketing.
31. John Battelle’s Search Blog
Run and authored by John Battelle, this blog is the perfect resource for social media information, small business strategies, and online marketing.
32. Understanding Google Places and Local Search
While this blog is highly centered on Google maps and local search, it provides valuable insights towards Google’s local search for small businesses.
This site was named one of the 15 entrepreneur blogs worth reading by the Wall Street Journal. Readers get access to SEO and SEM best practices, detailed how-to’s, and analysis of digital commerce research.
34. Friday Traffic Report
Jack Humphrey and Jim Stroud run this site based on all things traffic. From blogging to SEO and RSS feeds, their weekly updates are held on Google Hangouts and uploaded to the site.
This blog is run by Phil Buckley and focuses on social networking, social media, and SEO information.
36. Daily SEO Tip
Loren Baker founded Daily SEO Tip. If his name sounds familiar, it’s because he is also an editor at Search Engine Journal. DST focuses on white hat link building, blogging, local SEO and social media.
37. Search Engine Optimization Journal
Nick Stamoulis writes this blog that talks about SEO, choosing keywords, the importance of content and tips for small businesses.
38. State of Search
State of Search is an award winning blog with high quality content that focuses on SEO tips, social media, link building, the latest search news.
WebProNews is a comprehensive resource for news and tips related to search, social, developing and business.
40. Search Cowboys
Search Cowboys is a weblog about search conversion and social media marketing, and covers the latest search and social news in the United States, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Germany and Belgium.
41. PC Advisor
This United Kingdom based site offers information about technology news, search engine news, product reviews and how-to’s.
42. Practical E-Commerce
This blog features articles aimed towards SEO and brand expansion with topics like how to use sites like Pinterest to boost e-commerce sales.
43. SEM News Daily
SEM News Daily has articles on SEM news, organic search results, paid and PPC ads, as well as analytics and programming to provide readers with a comprehensive overview of online marketing.
44. Search Engine Optimization
As another aggregate of information from various sources around the web, this site offers techniques on web optimizing, the latest search news, and social media news.
45. Social Media Today
This site talks primarily about social media, but also mobile practices and blogging practices as well.
Sarah Lacy is the founder of PandoDaily, which is a site that talks about top news concerning social sites and search engines.
47. All Things D
All Things D offers readers the latest news in social, search, commerce and mobile marketing. It also offers readers access to the top news from other websites as well to get you the best information possible.
48. The Next Web
This site offers a unique perspective on the international news of business, technology, and culture. This includes social media and SEO news on a global and national level.
With the latest social media and technology news, TechCrunch delivers information about Facebook, Apple, Google, and other highly relevant industry news.
50. Marketing Charts
If you’re looking for graphics, Marketing Charts has them. This unique news site features charts and graphs of every kind to illustrate audience engagement, social media services, search results and much more. With the latest news represented in bar graphs and pie graphs and any other kind of graph you can think of, you’ll never be uninformed.
With all the information available on these sites, you’ll stay up to date on top industry news and information, best practices, and tips and tricks. The SEO and marketing industry is constantly changing, and we hope that these sites and information will help keep you in the loop. Happy searching!
51: Marketing Land
Excellent source for overall marketing news.
52: SEOmoz Blog
SEOmoz has a leading blog that any search engine optimization expert should check out. This blog can get very technical and really covers the nitty-gritty of SEO. Lead by Rand Fishkin, this is a blog to check at least once a week.