There’s always a number of “compilation” and “best of” posts that come out towards the end of the year in the SEO and Internet marketing world. I’ve read through most of them, and picked out my favorites. Here is a short but sweet collection of my favorite posts over the last year or so:
An incredible resource, written in January 2012 by Rand Fishkin of SEOMoz, this post gives you with a number of very useful tactics to increase blog traffic.
Written in March 2012 by Neil Patel, this is a great summary of many of the pitfalls that you can run into when blogging.
This checklist includes the 33 things you should ask yourself before hitting “Publish”. Written by the BlueGlass team.
A great post by Adam Audette on why not just content, but identity and relationships are important as ranking signals for Google.
An awesome SlideShare by the KissMetrics team on content marketing.
A good checklist for setting up WordPress in the most SEO friendly way possible, by Dan Shure.
A huge resource for building links, by SEO Takeaways
The best link building guide I have ever seen, by Jon Cooper.
A slideshare on how SEO Gadget builds links, from Search Love London.
50 things every link builder should know, by Julie Joyce at Search Engine Land.
A great SlideShare by Wil Reynolds at SEER Interactive
Another great checklist for any SEO Audit, written by Steve Webb in June 2012.
Another classic by Wil Reynolds.
A great Whiteboard Friday by Rand Fishkin on negative SEO.
Adam Audette wrote this post on what it really means to do SEO.
A good resource on optimizing your Google+ local business page
Distilled put together this fantastic guide on video marketing.
An updated guide on Pinterest optimization.
AJ Kohn’s great piece on SEO for G+.
A great guide for landing page optimization by Unbounce.