The SEO and Web Marketing industry is never static and what’s hot today might not be tomorrow. Our tools and resources for staying current have become one of our greatest assets. Online marketing blogs are really the centerpiece or Holy Grail for keeping with the latest news and changes within our industry. Why? Some of the greatest industry experts have their own blogs as well as most of the top news source websites. Turning to the blogs are those in need of consistent updates, insider information, and resources for staying current. Often anyone just looking for some divine marketing inspiration finds useful information from such blogs. All of the blogs listed also may be helpful for those looking for business ideas or new ventures. Some may already be familiar and others might be some hidden gems for you to check out. Either way, here is our top 15 SEO blogs to follow. Moz–http://moz.com/blog – The blog started by Rand Fishkin is undoubtedly one of the most well known sources of information for everything online marketing related. The Moz blog covers tips, tricks, and advice for improving websites and enhancing the search, social, and content aspects of the online arena.
Kissmetrics– http://blog.kissmetrics.com/– Kissmetrics, a blog dedicated to Analytics, marketing, and testing, is a leading resource for every online marketer. Kissmetrics Co-founder, Neil Patel states, “I want to help small and mid-sized businesses re-create the small retail establishment customer experience with the scale of hundreds of millions of personal interactions.” Blog Tyrant– http://www.blogtyrant.com/blog/– For bloggers looking for tips on ways to get more visibility for your blog and leverage the power of blogging, Blog Tyrant is a great source. Blogs have become a large piece of content marketing and your overall online presence. Blog Tyrant teaches blog owners how to grow a blog for success. Seo by the Sea– http://www.seobythesea.com/ – SEO by the Sea is a blog started by Bill Slawski that focuses on search engine patents and white papers. Slawski is passionate about search, patents, and is a top SEO expert. His passion lies in on-page, local, and advanced SEO. Search Engine Land– http://searchengineland.com/– Being a large hub for search engine marketers, Search Engine land, is probably one you are already familiar with, but nonetheless, definitely worthy of a shout out. They have been called “the heartbeat” of the search engine marketing industry and it’s easy to see why. Search Engine Journal– http://www.searchenginejournal.com/– While SEJ covers the breaking news and daily updates, they provide so much more. Contributors of Search Engine Journal are some of the best experts around and provide valuable information for their online community. It’s one of the best SEO blogs to follow. Avinash Kaushik–Occam’s Razor– http://www.kaushik.net/avinash/– Run by the remarkable author of Web Analytics and Web analytics 2.0, Avinash Kaushik, owner of Occam’s Razor, promotes digging down to find the most simplistic data analytics solutions. He has mastered aggregation of marginal gains and drives businesses to improve their overall online experience. Neil Patel–Quicksprout– http://www.quicksprout.com/blog/ – Neil Patel, a digital marketing expert and owner of Kissmetrics and Crazy Egg, started the Quicksprout blog to share with the world some his own insights he has learned along the way. He has a serious talent for driving traffic to websites and enjoys helping small to medium sized businesses achieve success. Hubspot– http://blog.hubspot.com/ -For everything from inbound marketing, SEO, social media, landing pages, and more, Hubspot is a great resource to have in your back pocket. Bruce Clay– http://www.bruceclay.com/blog/ – Bruce Clay, one of the industry leaders of the SEO and digital marketing world shares his top rated search engine optimization blog. His blog covers everything from PPC tips to Web design to Conversion Rate Optimization. Matt Cutts– http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/– Leader of the Webspam team at Google, Matt Cutts’ blog is often feared and coveted at the same time. Announcements made on his blog often refer to major updates from Google, either sending online marketers into a tailspin or motivating marketers by providing them with invaluable insight. Either way, a must have resource for anyone in the SEO or Web Marketing field. Out of my Gord– http://outofmygord.com/– The Out of My Gord blog features digital marketing expertise and other related content from owner Gord Hotchkiss, who has over 20 years of experience in the field. Sugarspun Marketing– http://www.sugarspunmarketing.com/category/blog/– Sugarspun marketing, a social media marketing boutique, has a phenomenal blog that covers any and everything social. Founder Jennifer Evans Cario believes in providing businesses with a sustainable social media strategy that is both measurable and achievable. Todd Malicoat– http://www.stuntdubl.com/blog/– Todd Malicoat is a leader in SEO and online marketing and now uses his experience and expertise to teach the search world with his blog Stuntdubl. Buffer– http://blog.bufferapp.com/– Another great Social blog is Buffer’s: The scheduling tool that helps manage multiple social accounts at once. The blog covers everything from social stats to some of the best ways to self promote across your accounts. If you are a business owner marketing through social, you might be surprised about how much this blog has to offer. Hope you get a chance to check some of these out and of course (shameless plug) Dynamic Search’s blog covers everything Web Marketing related as well. Check out some of our other posts..