Search Engine Marketing Information Resources

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Search Engine Marketing Information Resources


A number of sites have been created to help search engine marketers find their way
through the mass information clutter and put valuable tutorials, expert articles, and insightful
reports directly into their h
ands. Below are some of the authoritative sites often referenced.


Keyword Resources


Thesaurus.com:
http://thesaurus.reference.com


Survey Monkey:
http://www.surveymonkey.com


Google AdWords Keyword Suggestion Tool:
https://adwords.google.com/select/KeywordToolExternal


Yahoo! Keyword Selector Tool (formerly Overture Suggest Tool):
http://inventory.overture.com


Microsoft adCenter:

http://www.adcenter.microsoft.com


Wordtracker:
http://www.wordtracker.com


Keyword Discovery:
http://www.keywor
discovery.com


Google Traffic Estimator Sandbox:
https://adwords.google.com/select/TrafficEstimatorSandbox/


Generate Local Keywords:
http://5minutesite.com/gen_keywrds.php


Keyword Mapper:
http://www.kwbrowse.com


Object Graph Suggest Tool:
http://www.objectgraph.com/dictionary/


Yahoo! Keyword Bids:
http://uv.bidtool.overture.com/d/search/tools/bidtool/


Collection of SEO To
ols:
http://www.seochat.com/seo
-
too
ls/










General


Search Engine Watch:

http://www.searchenginewatch.com

Search Engine Watch provides tips, information, and analysis regarding the search
engines and the entire search industry.


eMarketer, Inc.:

http://www.emarketer.com

EMarketer offers articles, research, statistics, technology trends, and demographic
data to
assist online marketers and search experts in making important research and
marketing decisions.


ClickZ:

http://www.clickz.com

The ClickZ Network is one of the largest and most respected resources for
commentary and advice on Internet marketing, Web analytics, branding, E
-
mail,
online video and much
more. The ClickZ staff also authors several daily newsletters.


Pandia:

http://www.pandia.com

Provides tutorials, reviews, news, and analysis on search engine marketing and
everything search related. An excellent resource.


Search Engine Land:

http://searchengineland.com

Search Engine Land is a hub for news and information about search engine
marketing, optimization and how search engines work for searchers.


Bruce Clay SEO Methodology:
http://www.bruceclay.com/web_rank.htm

Bruce Clay, Inc.
's SEO Methodology page offers free tools and an in
-
depth,
comprehensive look at what it takes for a site to achieve high search engine
rankings, including how to select keywords, link tracking, and how to submit your site
to the search engines.


SearchCap
:

http://searchengineland.c
om/searchcap.php

SearchCap is a free daily recap of search engine news.


About.com Marketing:

http://marketing.about.com/library/


About.com Web Search:

http://websearch.about.com/library/


Buyer's Guide to Search Engine Optimization Firms, New 3rd Edition:
htt
p://sherpastore.com/store/page.cfm/1759


BtoB Online:

http://www.btobonline.com/newsletters.cms


DIRECT and Catalog Age Search Engine Marketing site:

http://www.searchenginesinfo.com

DMNews:
http://www.dmnews.com/cgi
-
bin/index.cgi


eMarketing Association:

http://www.emarketingassociation.com


Google Dance Monitor:

http://www.seochat.com/googledance/


Google SEO Information Page:

http://www.google.com/webmasters/seo.html


Google W
ebmaster Information Page:

http://www.google.com/webmasters/


Google Zeitgeist:

http://www.google.com/press/zeitgeist.html


Hitwise United States (PDF):

http://www.sempo.org/learning_center/resources/
info/US_
-
_Search_Research_Note_
-
_Dec_05.pdf


iMedia:

http://www.imediaconnection.com


Indicateur.com:

http://google.indicateur.com


Interactive Advertising B
ureau:

http://www.iab.net


Forums


Forums give se
arch marketers and those searching for knowledge a place to meet and
share ideas on SEO techniques, methods and events. The open discussion format enables
anyone to participate and find answers to some of the most difficult search engine
optimization and s
earch engine marketing questions.


Search Engine Watch Forums:

http://forums.searchenginewatch.com

Considered the leading SEO forum, Search Engine Watch is moderated by some of
the most respected names in the search industry. Whether you're just starting out or
already an industry expert
, the Search Engine Watch forums will help you find
exactly what you're looking for.


Search Engine Roundtable:

http://forums.seoroundtable.com

In a short amount of time, the Search Engine Roundtable forums have developed
into a staple for the search marketing industry. A diverse mix of indu
stry experts
serve as moderators and administrators for this forum, giving it a very unique voice.


Cre8asite Forums:

http://www.cre8asiteforums.com

An excellent resource for questions regarding site usability and accessibility, though
other SEO and SEM topics are also commonly addressed. The

Cre8asite Forum
was launched in 2003 by usability guru Kim Krause.


High Rankings Search Engine Optimization Forum:

http://www.highrankings.com/forum/

Founded by Jill Whalen, High Rankings offers discussion and advice on search
marketing and search optimization. The forum places particul
ar attention on creating
excellent content and identifying keywords.


WebmasterWorld Search Engine Promotion Forum:

http://www.webmasterworld.com/forum5/

Founded by Brett Tabke, this forum is considered one of the largest search engine
marketing forums on the Web. An excellent resource

for curious webmasters.




Other Major Forums


The forums listed below have also been recognized for providing authoritative, expert
information.


Digitalpoint Forum:
http://forums.digitalpoint.com

Google Blogoscoped Forum:
http://blog.outer
-
court.com/forum/

SitePoint Forum:
http://www.sitepoint.com/forums/

Threadwatch:
http://www.threadwatch.org


Other Forums


Below are some smaller, niche
-
based f
orums which may be of interest.


ABAKUS Forum (German):
http://www.abakus
-
internet
-
marketing.de/foren/

Ask Marketing Experts:
http://www.ask
-
marketing
-
experts.com/forums/

evolt.org:
http://evolt.org

freeseoadvice:
http://www.freeseoadvice.com

ihelpyou Forums:
http://www.ihelpyou.com/forums/

Open Directory Project Public Forums:
http://www.resource
-
zone.com

Search Engine Forums:
http://www.searchengineforums.com

Search Guild:
http://www.searchguild.com

SearchReturn:
http://www.searchreturn.com

Search
-
This Forums:
http://www.search
-
this.com

SEO Chat:
http://forums.seochat.com

Small Business Ideas Forum:
http://www.smallbusinessbrief.com/forum/

Spider
-
Net Forums:
http://forums.spider
-
food.net

Submit Express:
http://www.submitexpress.com/bbs/

Web Workshop
SEO Forum:
http://www.webworksho
p.net/seoforum/

WebProWorld Forum:
http:/
/www.webworkshop.net

V7 Network:
http://www.webproworld.com/index.php?c=12







Blogs


SEO/SEM Blogs


Many of the top SEO firms and search figures have created their own blogs to help educate
others on the methods and practices of search engine optimization and search marketing,
while also keeping up with daily trends.


Matt Cutts Blog:

http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/

Authored by Google engineer Matt Cutts, this blog remains one of the most
respected authorities on Google and search engine optimization.


Search Engine Watch Blog:

http://blog.searchenginewatch.com/blog/

Provides tips and informat
ion about searching the Web, analysis of the search
engine industry, and help to site owners trying to improve their ability to be found in
search engines.


Search Engine Journal:

http://www.searchenginejournal.com

Search Engine Journal features a wealth of information and articles on SEO
, search
marketing, blogging and more. Writers include Loren Baker and Greg Sterling.


Search Engine Roundtable Weblog:

http://www.seroundtable.com

Offers a well
-
rounded and diverse view on search engines and search engine
marketing. Written by high
-
ranking members of other major SEO/SEM forums.


Google Blogoscoped (International):

htt
p://blog.outer
-
court.com

Written by Phil Lenssen, Google Blogoscoped includes tutorials, analysis,
commentary, product reviews, tip and daily updates from the tech world, often
humorous.