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Top 5 SEO Lists of the Week: Dec. 6th
Sunday, December 12, 2010
As always last week's list can be found at Top 5 SEO Lists: Week of Nov 29th.  Missed some of the latest from the SEO world?  Be sure to check out our Top 5 SEO Lists that we publish each week.  With that here are some of ther lists that we found useful this past week.

Top 5 SEO Lists of the Week:  Dec. 6th, 2010

#5.  Excel Tools for SEO -  Yoav Ezer had a nice little post over at Search Engine Journal with a list of some SEO tools for Excel. As Yoav staetes, "While these tools individually might not compete with the top commercial services out there in terms of premium functionality, they offer lots of useful information right at your fingertips, and are a great starting point for developing your own SEO toolkit." 
#4.  Six Easy Ways to Eliminate Pesky Duplicate Content - Search Engine Guide.  Duplicate content is still a valid SEO concern.  Yet there are a number of simple ways to eliminate duplicate content.  Stoney deGeyter offers a couple of ways to eliminate duplicate content including:
  • removing old files from your server
  • fixing broken links
  • using absolute links
Check out the rest of the article by going to: http://www.searchengineguide.com/stoney-degeyter/six-easy-ways-to-eliminate-pesky-duplica.php

#3.   10 Common Business Blogging Questions Answered - a great post over at Hubspot on some typical blog questions that are commonly asked.  Based on a presentation from Dan Zarrella with his scientific webinar series with a presentation analyzing the science behind blogging for businessRead more: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/7376/10-Common-Business-Blogging-Questions-Answered.aspx

#2.  How to build links when you don’t have linkable assets - http://www.hugoguzman.com.  This post discusses the idea of linkable assets and how to obtain links when you have very few or no linkable assets.  Some of the tips include:
  • Look for sites that link to two or more of your top competitors. 
  • Use social media monitoring tools to identify brand mentions that aren’t accompanied by an inbound link
  • Look for guest posting opportunities
  • Submit to directories.  (although this can have a limited benefit based on the effort required.)
The full list of tips can be found here: http://www.hugoguzman.com/2010/12/how-to-build-links-when-you-dont-have-linkable-assets/

#1.  Comprehensive 2010 SEO Guide to Keywords - a cool little recap of some great keyword tools that you should be using.  You most likely are using some of these tools, but there may be a couple that you were not aware of.  With keyword research being a critical as it is, you can never have enough keyword tools at your disposal.  Bruce Clay.com


posted by Jody @ Sunday, December 12, 2010  
  • At 6:52 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said…

    Thanks for mentioning my piece on how to build links when you don't have linkable assets. It's much appreciated.


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