Learn SEO: The Top 10 Best Resources To Start With

HErudElS0m0, Learn SEO: The Top 10 Best Resources To Start With, People always ask “Dan, what’s the BEST way to learn SEO?” These are the top places I usually send people to build a FOUNDATION of terms and concepts of SEO.

This is the fastest way to learn the core essentials before getting overwhelmed by all the noise out there.

If you notice I do NOT recommend spending too much time on blog, news and headlines while you are building your foundation! They are often fleeting, biased or industry specific. Instead, start below.


1. Google Starter PDF – https://static.googleusercontent.com/media/www.google.com/en//webmasters/docs/search-engine-optimization-starter-guide.pdf

2. Google Guidelines – https://support.google.com/webmasters/answer/35769?hl=en

3. Moz Beginner’s Guide – https://moz.com/beginners-guide-to-seo

4.1 My SEO Podcast – http://www.evolvingseo.com/wire

4.2 List of Other SEO Podcasts – https://upcity.com/blog/top-20-seo-and-marketing-podcasts-you-should-listen-to/

5. Google Webmaster Office Hours – https://www.youtube.com/user/GoogleWebmasterHelp/videos

6. Google Search Quality Raters Guidelines – http://bit.ly/GSQRG

6a – Quality Raters Guide Summary – https://moz.com/blog/google-search-quality-raters-guidelines

7. Moz Algo Change History – https://moz.com/google-algorithm-change

8.1 Moz Q&A – https://moz.com/community/q

8.2 – Google Webmaster Forum – https://productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters

9. Top 10 SEO Patents – http://www.seobythesea.com/2011/12/10-most-important-seo-patents-part-1-the-original-pagerank-patent-application/

10. Events (Meetup.com or Eventbrite)

11. Clarity.fm to Hire Consultant – https://clarity.fm/browse/sales-marketing/search-engine-optimization

12. Nuzzle – http://nuzzel.com/

BONUS: Paul Haahr Google Search Engineer – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJPu4vHETXw

BONUS #2 – I forgot to mention. Take a course!! They are much faster than reading blogs. Here’s one I taught on ConversionXL


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