The Art of SEO: Mastering Search Engine Optimization

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Oct 21, 2009 - Computers - 608 pages
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Four acknowledged experts in search engine optimization share guidelines and innovative techniques that will help you plan and execute a comprehensive SEO strategy. This second edition brings you up to date on recent changes in search engine behavior—such as new ranking methods involving user engagement and social media—with an array of effective tactics, from basic to advanced.

  • Comprehend SEO’s many intricacies and complexities
  • Explore the underlying theory and inner workings of search engines
  • Understand the role of social media, user data, and links
  • Discover tools to track results and measure success
  • Recognize how changes to your site can confuse search engines
  • Learn to build a competent SEO team with defined roles
  • Glimpse the future of search and the SEO industry

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It had some really good points but overall I was a little disapointed.
The major problem is the book takes so long to write and publish that much of the content is out of date.
Useful though as a reference and for the SEO DIYer. 

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very very nice important topic in this book i am so carefully read this book, i like thanks

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Contents

Reflecting Consciousness and Connecting Commerce
1
Chapter 2 Search Engine Basics
23
Chapter 3 Determining Your SEO Objectives and Defining Your Sites Audience
79
Chapter 4 First Stages of SEO
97
Chapter 5 Keyword Research
135
Chapter 6 Developing an SEOFriendly Website
181
Chapter 7 Creating LinkWorthy Content and Link Marketing
279
Chapter 8 Optimizing for Vertical Search
333
Chapter 9 Tracking Results and Measuring Success
373
Chapter 10 Domain Changes PostSEO Redesigns and Troubleshooting
439
SEO Research and Study
473
Chapter 12 Build an InHouse SEO Team Outsource It or Both?
507
The Future of SEO
531
Index
557
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