Here are this week's top 5 SEO lists. Hope you find these as useful resources. If you missed last week's check out Top 5 SEO Lists of the Week - Week of September 20th
#5. 5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Spread in 2010 by Web Designers, Bloggers and Journalists
- it is true, there are a lot of people who claim to be SEO experts and even some of the "SEO experts" are not SEO experts so there is always questionable information floating around. Looking at this list, it is quite comical to think that people still believe some of these myths in 2010.
#4. 7 Simple SEO Tasks to Complete for a New Site
- the folks over at Search Engine Journal have again provided us with some great SEO reminders. With this piece Mark Thompson highlights some quick wins that you can employ after a site redesign
or launch of a new site. As he states, "there are a number of tasks you should perform to make sure your SEO gets off on the right foot." Here is a list of seven items that you should address.
#3. On-Site Linking Architecture: Your Hidden SEO Goldmine (or Nemesis) - Part 1
- interlinking is important if not for SEO, for your site visitors. This post from Search Engine Watch gives us a list of items/issues that your site may incur if you fail to optimize your "on-site links". There is some nice information here. http://searchenginewatch.com/3641392
#2. Multiple Domains vs Subdomains vs Folders in SEO
- this is a great article with a lot of key information when it comes to using sub-domains vs. sub-folders for SEO. Included in the post are lists as to when to use a sub-domain vs. using a folder as well as other best practices for leveraging these practices. This is probably the most in-depth coverage that we have seen on the topic in quite some time. Great post!
#1. Google Updates SEO Starter Guide
- well technically not a formal list (but there are items listed within the guide), this week Google released an updated version of their SEO starter guide that was originally put out a couple of years ago. The updated version contains some nice enhancements including:
- Glossary to define terms throughout the guide
- More example images to help you understand the content
- Ways to optimize your site for mobile devices
- Clearer wording for better readability
The starter guide can be accessed at: