Top 5 Blogs to read to improve your SEO skills

There are obviously tons of resources out there for someone that wants to learn the fundamentals of Search Engine Optimization. However, how many of them are actually “ahead of the game” when it comes to SEO? Only a few! At IronMonk, we do our best to provide you with valuable and up to date information on various Web Marketing topics such as SEO, Social Media, Viral Marketing and Content Optimization. Our team members have to read various technology blogs on a daily basis to stay up to date with the industry. Wonder what we read when it comes to SEO? Here they are, the MVPs of Search Engine Optimization (in our humble opinion that is!)


These guys provide some of the best SEO tools in the industry. That tells you right there that they know what they’re doing! They regularly publish high quality articles about various aspects of SEO. The Learn SEO section is great for both newbies and advanced marketers. If you have to read only one blog every day, make it this one.


Matt Cutts

This is literally news from the source! Matt Cutts is a Google Engineer and work at the Search Quality Group. He doesn’t blog very often and not exclusively about SEO but when he does, you better read! Whenever Google implements a new algorithm change, Matt Cutts is probably the first person that will talk about it, so bookmark this blog and follow him on twitter.


Search Engine Journal

SEJ is a very active blog. It’s a great resource for pure SEO and PPC articles. This website has tons of contributors writing high quality articles on a daily basis. We discovered SEJ back in 2008 with their article 55 Quick SEO Tips even your mother would love. You won’t be disappointed by the amount of good info you’ll find on this site.


Search Engine Land

One of the most active SEO blogs out there! Search Engine Land publishes new articles every couple hours! SEL is good not only for the pure SEO knowledge it provides, but also for the updates industry news that they provide. Whenever something new and exciting comes out in the Web industry, you can be sure that SEL will be one of the first blogs to cover it.


SEO Book

Similar to SEOMOZ, this website provides some high quality SEO tools that thousands of Search Specialists are using. One of the most famous ones is probably the SEO toolbar that many people use without knowing where it comes from! They also have an active community of webmasters and SEOs that you can join to exchange ideas and learn new things.


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  1. Awesome and very informative resources you have shared and for every seo these blogs are very important to get great knowledge about seo.

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  2. These are fantastic resources! I forgot about mattcuts blog but have since subscribed. May I also suggest

      • Fran
      • June 19, 2011

      I appreciate it.

  3. I like the SEO book I’ve been using them for a few years now

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