The Best SEO Resources Of The Year

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:



21 Tactics to Increase Blog Traffic

An incredible resource, by Rand Fishkin of Moz, this post gives you with a number of very useful tactics to increase blog traffic.


12 Things That Will Kill Your Blog Post Every Time

Written by Neil Patel, this is a great summary of many of the pitfalls that you can run into when blogging.


Content Is Not King

A great post by Adam Audette on why not just content, but identity and relationships are important as ranking signals for Google.


Step by Step Content Marketing KissMetrics

An awesome SlideShare by the KissMetrics team on content marketing.



Are You Setting Up WordPress for Success?

A good checklist for setting up WordPress in the most SEO friendly way possible, by Dan Shure.


Link Building 

Link Building Toolbox

A huge resource for building links, by SEO Takeaways


Link Building Strategies – The Complete List

The best link building guide I have ever seen, by Jon Cooper.


How SEO Gadget Builds Links

A slideshare on how SEO Gadget builds links, from Search Love London.


50+ Things Every Link Builder Needs To Know

50 things every link builder should know, by Julie Joyce at Search Engine Land.


SEO Strategies

Think Devilish Act Angelic

A great SlideShare by Wil Reynolds at SEER Interactive


How to Perform the World’s Greatest SEO Audit

Another great checklist for any SEO Audit, written by Steve Webb.


How Google Makes Liars Out Of The Good Guys

Another classic by Wil Reynolds.


Negative SEO - Myths, Realities, and Precautions

A great Whiteboard Friday by Rand Fishkin on negative SEO.


SEO Should Be Invisible

Adam  Audette wrote this post on what it really means to do SEO.


Social Media

How to Optimize Your Google+ Local Business Page

A good resource on optimizing your Google+ local business page


The Distilled Guide to Video Marketing

Distilled put together this fantastic guide on video marketing.


The Marketer’s Guide to Pinterest

An updated guide on Pinterest optimization.


SEO for Google+

AJ Kohn’s great piece on SEO for G+.


Landing Pages

The Ultimate Guide to Landing Page Optimization

A great guide for landing page optimization by Unbounce.


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