SEO is a tricky subject and it is changing all the time. You might think that learning SEO is an almost impossible task but if you do have the desire to learn, but not much of a budget, here are some of the best free SEO resources that are currently available. All of these are great for beginners and intermediates in the world of SEO.
SEO is all about one thing these days, pleasing Google. What better way to find out what Google wants than to check out their webmaster tools section. This gives you a lot of information about improving your website and you can sign up free.
This is an amazing resource of SEO’s and if you haven’t checked it out, do now. It is basically a periodic table of all the different things you need to address to get your website ranking in no time.
As well as their SEO periodic table, SELand also has a great guide to SEO including a number of different chapters such as link building, gaining trust and much more.
#4 – Matt Cutt’s Blog
Matt Cutt’s is the head of webspam at Google and he regularly blogs about the different things that Google is trying to do to combat these spammy tactics. This provides a great insight into learning SEO right from the horses mouth.
As well as the blog run by Matt Cutts, he also has a number of Google Webmaster videos available on YouTube. Often, he will answer common SEO questions, allowing you to get a unique insight into the way that Google views SEO.
SEOMoz is widely known as one of the best SEO resources on the web and their checklist for SEO newbie’s and small businesses remains one of the best resources out there for those looking to get more of an insight into SEO.
Also from SEOMoz, we have the Web Developers Cheat Sheet for SEO. This is an extremely useful PDF file that explains all of the different SEO HTML tags and other important aspects of designing a website with SEO in mind.
Wordtracker is one of the leading keyword research programs online and they have a free guide on how search engines work and what significance keywords have. This is great for the SEO newbies out there.
#9 – MajesticSEO
MajesticSEO is actually a paid tool, although you can view some insights for free. It basically allows you to check your inbound links, their authority, the anchor text and more. This is great for more in-depth SEO and for those looking to delve deeper.
#10 – SEO FORUM
Lastly, we’d like to include our own SEO tools section. We have some great tools at Triphp including a backlink checker, keyword suggestion generator, DMOZ backlink checker and more. All available free of course.