Nine lesser-known SEO resources and blogs you might not follow, but should

Nine lesser-known SEO resources and blogs you might not follow, but should

September 6, 2016 3:05 pm

I was having a dialog earlier as we speak about a few of my favourite search engine marketing assets and the way I felt like they have been flying underneath the radar.

So I determined to place collectively an inventory of my favorites that I really feel aren’t shared or talked about sufficient.

Not as a result of I assume these people deserve extra views, however as a result of I assume the web optimization group is lacking out by not listening to what they should say.

Bill and Ammon’s Bogus Hangout

Bill Slawski and Ammon Johns have this hangout (virtually) weekly. Most of the episodes have lower than eighty views on YouTube so I assume it’s protected to say that the overwhelming majority of search engine optimisation professionals usually are not tuning into this, which is a disgrace as a result of I genuinely assume a number of the greatest conversations within the business occur right here.

You can pay attention weekly on Tuesdays, however I often watch someday after the stay broadcast, often days or perhaps weeks later, and sometimes a number of episodes in a row. I discover it to be nice background materials to continue learning and considering constructively whereas I work.

search engine optimisation Theory YouTube Channel

Another video useful resource which I’m stunned has such low view counts. Michael Martinez has a couple of totally different blogs the place he writes about web optimization (which you might have in all probability learn) however I discover these movies to be extremely insightful gildings on a few of the subjects he’s already written about. Definitely value a pay attention when you work as nicely.

The SEM Post

This might be probably the most adopted useful resource on this record. A extra basic search engine optimization information weblog than the others talked about, however I discover Jennifer and the opposite writers at The SEM Post cowl probably the most related information with out being overwhelming.

Some of the opposite basic search engine optimization information blogs generally tend to cowl a lot information (not that it’s a nasty factor!) that it may be overwhelming and arduous to maintain up.

With different “giant” search engine optimisation publications, you may simply lose hours studying articles which can not apply to you. This weblog gives a cheerful medium so you will get the information you want whereas nonetheless having sufficient time to get your work executed.

Advanced Web Ranking Blog

As the identify suggests, that is an web optimization weblog geared in the direction of skilled professionals. They cowl a variety of subjects and a lot of the info right here is very actionable. Overall, I assume they provide a terrific introduction into superior search engine optimisation methods for junior professionals hoping to increase their skillset.


I’ve referred to this website because the “obscure technical black metallic of search engine marketing blogs” earlier than and I nonetheless haven’t provide you with a greater method to describe it. That’s precisely what it’s. Obscure, enjoyable and technical web optimization posts targeted extra on the search engine aspect slightly than the marketing aspect of search engine optimisation.


This isn’t as a lot a weblog (although they do have one) as it’s a compilation of open supply search engine optimization instruments however I’m together with this as a result of I really feel that it doesn’t get the like it deserves.

ranktank logo

I assume lots of search engine marketing professionals don’t understand that they will construct extremely helpful instruments with Google Sheets for completely free, and RankTank can assist them do this.

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I might copy and paste his identify, however I’m simply going to name him Tad as a result of it’s simpler for all of us. He has been writing nice posts about search engine optimisation for a very long time, and likelihood is you’ve learn loads of his articles already, however I don’t see his personal weblog being shared too typically. He presents a recent perspective on a variety of subjects from web optimization to social media and content material.

NeoMam Studios Blog

Probably probably the most “content material marketing” based mostly useful resource on this listing, NeoMam Studios have actually nice perception into creating helpful content material and getting eyes on it. They even have a number of the greatest (for my part) posts about scaling e-mail outreach.

Cre8asite Forums

Even although this discussion board isn’t extraordinarily lively anymore (there are a number of new posts right here each every so often, however scroll about half approach down the primary web page on most of their boards and that’s the place the posts from 2016 finish), it’s nonetheless an excellent useful resource to browse.

I don’t need to say this website is “lifeless” however you’re in all probability not going to get tremendous up-to-date information right here. Nonetheless, it’s value a point out due to its historic worth.

Most SEOs attempt to do a very good job staying up to date on present subjects, however studying what the business was speaking about up to now might be a good way to study new issues too.

At the very least, this discussion board is a big rabbit gap to subjects chances are you’ll not have explored earlier than. For as a lot as search engine optimisation modifications almost day-after-day, it’s additionally shocking how a lot of the conversations have remained the identical. Find some threads from earlier than you began working in search engine optimisation and I promise you’ll study one thing new searching right here.


This listing began off far more in depth, however I managed to whittle it right down to a handful. If a website might be discovered simply by Googling “search engine optimisation blogs” I eliminated it.

If that they had loads of social media followers, I eliminated them. If they have been advert-heavy or in any other case blatantly promotional, I eliminated them. If they’ve been listed in a whole lot of “web optimization assets” posts already, I eliminated them. You get the thought.

If there are any you assume I missed, please let me know as a result of I would like to find out about them.

Anthony Randall is a hyperlink constructing dude at and contributor to SEW.

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