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Big List - Search Marketing Blogs

Below is a collection of over 400 blogs maintained by the staff at TopRank Online Marketing. This edited list includes blogs that cover a range of internet marketing topics ranging from SEO (search engine optimization) and PPC (pay per click) to blog marketing, marketing with social media and online public relations.

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How do you get on the list?

It wouldn’t hurt to link to the list first. Otherwise, we find most of the new blogs when reading blogrolls of other BIGLIST inductees or SEM social news sites. Rarely do we add a blog based on a direct request. Two fundamental requirements: Your blog must cover search marketing and it must post weekly at a bare minimum. Other considerations include, blog design, usability, writing style and quality.

How do you get off the list?

No one has ever asked how to get off this list, in fact, many have gone out of their way to get ON the list. However, we do drop anywhere from 70-100 blogs off the list due to a variety of reasons ranging from infrequent blog postings, off topic postings, site not longer working or on occasion, sites that get bought and turned into splogs.

Making Changes

Our goal is to provide a useful and accurate list of actively SEO. Managing such a large list over time means we may not catch every change. Common changes include moving from a third party hosting service to a domain name or sub-domain address, writer changes and topics covered. If you have changes that need to be made in your BIGLIST entry, then contact TopRank using the web form.

BIGLIST

  • 123 Social Media – Barry Hurd promises to educate business professionals on how to maximize the best in online marketing and technology.
  • 5 Star Affiliate Programs Blog – Linda Buquet blogs about affiliate marketing, contextual advertising and marketing online.

  • About: Web Search – Wendy Boswell covers the search engines for About.com.
  • Accessible Web Design – Minnesota based Joe Dolson on accessibiliy.
  • Actionable Insights – Covario isn’t just a leading San Diego company in the interactive marketing analytics space, it’s full of Covarians. What do those Covarians do when they’re not using their clever software to automate and analyze SEO and PPC? Why, they’re writing about industry news and updates, indepth analyses, strategic and tactical advice on a blog good enough to make it on the BIGLIST.
  • Adam Sherk Blog – Adam Sherk works as a Search/PR Strategist for Define Search Strategies, part of The New York Times Company and writes about the publishing industry, enterprise SEO and social media.
  • Microsoft Advertising Community Blogs – This is Microsoft”s official support blog for AdCenter advertisers.
  • Advanced Web Metrics – The now ex-Googler web analytics guru Brian Clifton is the author of Advanced Web Metrics with Google Analytics and this is his blog. Note the blogroll for analytics bloggers.
  • AgentSEO Blog – Written by Jacob Stoops, this web site/blog provides personal entries on SEO with a side of SEO and plenty of SEO after that. Actually, the AgentSEO blog contains a very smart structure of content including video, useful resources, smooth display of Twitter, RSS options and Facebook plus an obvious but not offensive call to action. The bottom navigation is very different than most blogs and so far, that seems like a good thing.
  • AimClear Search Marketing Blog – Another Minnesota based blogger makes the list with Marty Weintraub blogging about paid search marketing and organic SEO with the purpose of demystifying common topics that come up in his interactions with clients.
  • Alister Cameron – Blog consultant, web designer and father of four blogs about blogging and search marketing.
  • All Things SEM – Marios Alexandrou titles his blog All things SEM and you’ll see when visiting it’s very much about SEO with posts ranging from the latest updates on Google to Black Hat SEO.
  • Altogether Digital – A group blog from the team at London based search marketing agency Altogether, which is a result of the merging of eyefall, DC Interact & Meme, blogs about SEO, PPC and affiliate marketing.
  • Amplify Interactive Blog – Ben Lloyd, Christian Bullock and Kristin Wall write about fundamental search marketing tips, SEO, PPC as well as industry events.
  • Andrew RH Girdwood – A self titled blog and self described blogger, “digital marketing, search, gaming geek” works for a SEM agency and blogs about Google, SEO, social media and many other SEM related topics.
  • An Internet Consultant Speaks -Scott Hendison covers a range of topics rooted in SEO but including general web marketing topics to PR to blog marketing tactics.
  • Apogee Weblog – Richard Ball of Apogee Web Consulting blogs about search engine marketing, small business growth, web analytics and pixel advertising.
  • Apple Pie & Custard Blog– Originally added to BIGLIST 2 years ago, this blog is written mostly by Kelvin Newman, John McElborough and someone named “Jennie” from Site Visibility about SEM, social media and PPC topics.
  • Ask Kalena – Kalena Jordan offers search engine tips and advice.
  • Audette Media Blog – Adam Audette has a new blog for his internet marketing consulting business and while it’s a new blog, we’re adding it to the BIGLIST because if it evolves into anything like what Adam does on LED Digest, it’s sure to be a hit. Check out the link building primer.
  • Aussie Internet Marketing Blog – Sean Rasmussen writes “down under” about practical tips on a variety of online marketing topics including SEO, blogging, social media and general web 2.0.

  • B2B Online Marketing Blog – The folks at Business.com have put together a fine resource for B2B businesses and marketers with a problem/solution format that includes case studies, conference coverage and insights on search, social media and a few Business.com product posts from time to time.
  • Baron VC – Sam Baron writes about social media.
  • Beanstalk SEO Blog – Dave Davies blogs about news in the search engine and online marketing industry.
  • Being Peter Kim – Previously with Forrester Research, Peter Kim now works with an Austin based strategic consulting practice that is developing an enterprise class Social Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) suite. He continues to blog about social computing, social media marketing and insights of high value to internet marketers and business leaders.
  • Best Rank Blog – Mike Shannon, Zac Heisey, Guillermo Bravo & Ryan Frank post to this agency blog focusing on quality of posts over quantity, which is a good practice I think. Topics cover the gamut of tips, news, events and agency news.
  • Best SEO Blog- With an awfully literal name, (oh wait, we do that too) this blog by Michael Martinez, Nicholas Ramirez and Gene Tapang from Visible Technologies puts out “the latest in search engine marketing tactics, the tried and true techniques.”  With posts back to 2007 there’s plenty of SEO insight to gain, which is a good thing in a world currently dominated by social media content.
  • beu blog - As well as being very active in the SEM industry, Brian Ussery is an Atlanta based SEO known for his expertise with Flash and SEO, writes a wide range of topics but mostly focuses on search engine optimization and Google related topics.
  • Beyond the Paid – Melissa Mackey who is a Search Marketing Director for MagazineLine and recent winner of a free pass to Search Marketing Expo blogs about search engine marketing.
  • BIG marketing for small business – Rajan Sodhi’s fairly new blog on common and uncommon marketing tactics for small businesses.
  • Big OAK SEO blog – Shell Harris blogs about all angels of SEO.
  • Bill Hartzer – Bill has redone his site and blogs about a wide variety of topics ranging from the search marketing industry to linking to monetizing web site content.
  • Biznology – IBM Distinguished Engineer Mike Moran’s blog on search.
  • Blizzard Internet Marketing – Group blog and newsletter from the team at Blizzard Internet Marketing.
  • Blogation – David Z. Hawk provides unique tips on Google AdWords, Yahoo Search Marketing and affiliate marketing.
  • BloggerDesign – Thomas McMahon’s blog (aka TwisterMC) on blog design, usability and marketing.
  • BlogStorm – Popular UK blogger Patrick Altoft offers an abundance of tips on internet marketing and SEO.
  • BlueGlass Blog – Internet marketing veterans Chris Winfield, Dave Snyder and Brent Csutoras dish out the search and social media marketing smarts on this new agency blog.
  • Britopian – Michael Brito, formerly with HP then Yahoo and now with Intel, writes about social media and marketing online.
  • Bruce Clay Blog – Virginia Nussey performs her blog magic covering the search marketing industry.
  • Bryan & Jeffrey Eisenberg – Best selling author of multiple books, Bryan Eisenberg begged me for months to add his new blog to the BIGLIST. I challenged Bryan to write another best selling book, start a new company, become a keynote speaker at several popular industry conferences and lose at least 30 pounds. (Hey, we set the bar high for the BIGLIST).  Of course, I’m kidding about the challenge (and the begging). Bryan has accomplished all of those things and much more while writing an excellent blog on conversion optimization and internet marketing strategy with his brother Jeffrey, who is also a best selling author, keynote speaker and online marketing strategist for major brands.
  • Bulletpoints – New Zealand based Nicholas O’Flaherty blogs a familiar mix of reputation management, online PR and search engine marketing.
  • Buzz Marketing for Technology – Paul Dunay offers innovative Ideas to accelerate demand generation marketing.
  • BuzzMaven – Scott Clark, a web marketer from Kentucky blogs about a variet of personal and professional interests including SEO.

  • Caged Ether – On the whole, Daryl Pereira blogs about corporate blogging and search marketing topics with a recent flurry of session posts from Wordcamp and SES San Jose. Nifty page layout changing option too. I didn’t like the side bar on the right so I moved it to the left. Cool.
  • CanuckSEO – Long time internet marketing veteran Jim Rudnick writes with passion and flair about “Canadian SEO for Google Success!” as well as small business, local SEM and plenty of flavorful opinion posts on a variety of search marketing industry topics. Go for the tips, stay for the story telling and enthusiasm.
  • Capture the Conversation – Internet Marketing Methodologies from Room 214, Inc co-founders James Clark & Jason Cormier.
  • Cartoon Barry – Barry Schwartz’s pseudo personal blog. Also includes links to posts from his work at Search Engine Roundtable and Search Engine Land.
  • Charlene Li’s Blog – Previously a Forrester Analyst, this blog that also covers social computing and digital marketing topics.
  • cgm – Pete Blackshaw, the CMO of Nielsen BuzzMetrics blogs about consumer generated media.
  • ClickEquations Blog – Craig Danuloff writes this insightful paid search product blog from Commerce 360 on PPC, analytics, and internet marketing in general.
  • Clickfire Blog – Emory Rowland blogs about Google, webmaster issues, SEO and related topics.
  • ClickRain Blog – Based in Sioux Falls, Paul Ten Haken blogs about his agency, online marketing tips/how to’s and personal observations. There isn’t a slant towards SEO tactics dujour or limited to agency chest beating, you get a mix of everything which is good for an agency blog.
  • Clicky Media Blog – This UK Agency blog uses cool images with each post, something that does a great job of attracting your attention. Topics range from agency and industry news to internet marketing tactics.
  • ClickZ News Blog and ClickZ Experts – The newly designed ClickZ web site continues to offer first class coverage of the search and interactive marketing industry as well as insight from leading industry experts.
  • Clix Marketing Blog – PPC Expert David Szetela posts a variety of tips and experience based insights on paid search advertising.
  • CLM Blog – The folks at Closed Loop Marketing share their thoughts on search marketing, usability and conversion.
  • ClearSaleing Blog – I came upon this search marketing agency blog indirectly and found it to be chock full of great posts with practical advice and clear insight from people who know what they’re talking about without all the pomp and circumstance you see on the prima donna SEO blogs. Well done!
  • Comparison Engines – Brian Smith’s popular blog on comparison shopping engines.
  • Commerce360 Blog – Craig Danuloff posts about search marketing and analytics.
  • Compete Blog – Online trends and insightful findings from the team at Compete.com.
  • comScore Networks – Feed for comScore press releases.
  • ContextWeb Internet Advertising Blog – John Ebbert writes about online and contextual advertising with info for publishers and advertisers.
  • Conversation Marketing – Long time internet marketer Ian Lurie pulls together search, design, development and more with this compliment blog to the free online book, Conversation Marketing.
  • Conversion Rater – Pat McCarthy shows you how to make the web convert for your goals.
  • Copyblogger – Brian Clark’s most excellent blog on copywriting and marketing.
  • Cornwall SEO blog – Lyndon Antcliff’s SEO & social media blog.
  • Cre8pc – The lovely and super smart Kim Krause’s blog on usability and holistic search marketing.
  • Cre8tive Flow – Cre8asiteforums group blog.
  • Create Business Growth – Christine O’Kelly writes about blogging, copywriting and small business marketing online.
  • Cruces – Michael Myers, COO of FreshCurrent, blogs smart about social media and marketing online.

  • Daggle – The man, the legend, Mr. Danny Sullivan: Hero of search marketing.
  • Daily Blog Tips – As it’s name implies, this blog with a huge number of subscribers is about blogging but also has a robust category for SEO and internet marketing related topics.
  • Daily SEO Tip – Search Marketing blog guru Loren Baker and SEO smartie, Ann Smarty have partnered to deliver practical, usefuland often creative SEO tips that are good for new pracitioners as well as experienced online marketers.
  • Dan Zarrella – Dan is a self described, “Social Media and Viral Marketing Scientst”, and a web developer who blogs about the social media, viral marketing and SEO focused research he does and tools he’s created like the Link Attraction Factors tools and the recent Tweetbacks blog plugin.
  • David Dalka – Professional conference blogger Dave Dalka blogs a lot about what other bloggers/people say as well as biz dev, marketing, local and mobile search marketing and of course, Chicago.
  • Dave Fleet – Dave says he’s exploring the intersection of communications, marketing and social media with this blog and that’s exactly what he does with a nice mix of opinion and tips with a decidedly social media flavor.
  • David Naylor – DaveN, a favorite UK based search marketer who isn’t afraid of wearing a black hat from time to time.
  • Dawud Miracle – Dawud Miracle is a web designer who blogs about, yep you guessed it, web design. But the reason his blog is on this list is that he also touches quite a bit on online marketing including components of SEO such as copywriting, linking, social networking, blog marketing and many other topics which gives a different perspective than most SEO-only blogs.
  • Digerati Marketing – UK based Mark Cook writes a mix of short personal posts mixed with longer SEO articles.
  • DigiTales Blog – Microsoft’s UK man in the know, Mel Carson blogs for BrandRepublic on all things related to digital marketing. Unfortunately, Brand Republic has decided you must login to see the full posts.
  • Digital Marketing Zen – David Wells is a digital marketing strategist for an agency in Charlotte, SC and publishes a blog that documents his observations via posts, podcasts and a curated collection of videos on topics that include everything from Augmented Reality to SEO and Social Media to Web Analytics.
  • Direct Marketing Observations – Tech blogger Marc Meyer writes an interesting mix of social media marketing and direct marketing, or “digital response marketing” as he likes to describe it, for Emerson Direct.
  • Directory Journal – This nicely designed, Internet marketing, social media and SEO blog is part of a network of blogs attached to directories. The posts cover a range of SEO topics but posts are unsigned but I suspect they are written by the site owner, Hasan Saleem.
  • Distilled Blog-Will Critchlow and the team at Distilled, a London based SEO/PPC agency write this blog on search and online reputation management issues along with geo location, mobile and web design topics.
  • Diva Marketing Blog – Toby Bloomberg’s blog on marketing with blogs.
  • Dream Systems Media Blog – Mat Siltala, David Mink and Andrew Melchior “blog” in the true sense of the word, about their experiences as an internet marketing agency as well as a range of web marketing topics and tips ranging from SEO to social media marketing.

  • eCommerce Blog – Ethan from Baltimore based Groove eCommerce posts on this newer blog about industry and company news followed by topics ranging from SEO to analytics.
  • eConsultancy Internet Marketing & News – Group blog from the team at eConsultancy.
  • Efficient Frontier Insights -For a large agency that has been providing SEM services since 2002 to have a blog less than a year old in 2010 might seem off, but as the name implies, you’ll find plenty of insights and best practices  on search marketing here with posts written by a mix of agency staff.
  • E-Marketing Performance – Stoney deGeyter and the team from Pole Position Marketing offer up search marketing information to render your competition powerless.
  • Endless Plain – Here we have the re-branded blog from Nan Dawkins and her team from Serengeti Communications, (previously RedBoots Consulting). The continues to offer a very good collection of practical insight about search, social media and search engine reputation management as well as serving as a lead generation tool for the agency.
  • EngineWorks Blog – Here we have a blog with a clean design working seamlessly with the company web site from EngineWorks, a search marketing firm out of Portland Oregon. Posts are for the most part written by Sean McMahon and Kent Schnepp focused on general search marketing topics, news, Google and SEO.
  • Enquisite Search Metrics Blog – While this blog name carries a “metrics” label, the past month’s entries have actually been interviews with interesting search marketing people ranging from to Greg Boser to Josh Stylman. The blog is from Richard of Zwicky of Metamend, the company that created the Enquisite free search metrics software.
  • Epiphany Digital Marketing Blog – This UK agency offers a mix of internet marketing posts from agency staffers on search, social and industry topics.  Many of the posts go into detail about insights, testing and general observations from solving digital marketing problems.
  • Everett Sizemore – Aka @balibones is the SEO at Gaiam and recently launched this blog dedicated to SEO. Gotta love the tag line because it’s keyword rich AND creative: “SEO Consultant – Organic Farmer of Keywords and Tomatoes”.
  • Expand2Web Blog – The design winner for this BIGLIST Update Local SEM Blog Edition goes to Expand3Web by Don Campbell. This blog offers a rich mix of WordPress and Local search marketing advice as well as how to screencasts & videos as well as a podcast.
  • ExperienceCurve – Karl Long’s blog on marketing, social media and customer experience.
  • ezlocal blog – If you’re in search of great advice on local search marketing, this might be your lucky day. You can expect detailed how to posts including those about Google Maps and Local Business Center and local marketing topics. ezlocal itself is a local business search resource and directory.

  • FantomNews – A long time blog written by Ralph Tagtmeir who’s known to have some serious black hat, ip delivery (cloaking) skills, also includes a weekly fantOon or cartoon about search marketing.
  • Fathom SEO Blog – SEO news, trends & analysis from Mike Murray and the team at Fathom SEO.
  • Find Resolution – Here we have a good example of a big agency blog so the emphasis is on industry observations, agency news and positioning.
  • Flyte Blog – Rich Brooks writes about web marketing for small business.
  • Forrester Blog for Interactive Marketing – Excellent group blog from Forrester on various aspects of interactive marketing from B2B social media to search marketing to research and industry news.
  • Frank Thinking About Internet Marketing – Frank Reed blogs on several sites including Marketing Pilgrim and Biznology. Here, he shares is talented writing skills to tell stories about SMB internet marketing topics. This isn’t a how to blog, it’s a broader topic and things to think about blog as the name implies about Search, Mobile, Social and Local.
  • Freshblog – The team at Fresh Egg, Ammon Johns’ UK search marketing agency post about work, search marketing and industry observations.
  • Fresh Edge Media – Rebecca Kelley, Jason Arango and Josh Patrice contribute to this snarky new blog about Advertising, Branding, Business and Fresh Edge News. Who says “snarky” anyway? Ah, the same people that say “douchey”. I’m just wondering if that’s pronounced “doo shee” or the snobbish, “doo shay”.
  • FroggBlog – Not to be confused with, umm ribbit, the “Frog Blog” from U.S. based Did-It, this blog belongs to the team at LeapFrogg, a UK based which aspires to writing opinions, original ideas and personal observations about SEO, paid search and social media.
  • Frye / Wiles Blog – This is a fun agency blog on web design and internet marketing that proves images can do a lot for a blog post. Topics range from news and observations/opinion to design tools to search engine optimization tips.

  • GEO Local SEO – Steve Hatcher aka Stever recently branched out from his main blog to this new local SEO focused blog that offers specific, firsthand and actionable tips for local search marketing. The first posts focus on Google Local & Maps and promises to cover “just about anything pertaining to local web marketing”.
  • Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog – The team at Vancouver BC based Elastic Path, an ecommerce platform, blog all angles of conducting tansactional business online ranging from general marketing to usability to social media. There’s are also a series of podcasts from last summer worth checking out.
  • Google Blogoscoped – Phillip Lenssen’s blog about mostly Google.
  • Google Code Blog – Google API’s and more.
  • Google News Inside – Jonathan Dingman covers all things Google with his personal perspective.
  • Google Operating System – Ionut Alex Chitu offers uUnofficial news and tips about Google.
  • Google Watch – Steve Bryant from Ziff Davis watches Google.
  • Google Webmaster Central blog – Posts from the Google Webmaster Central team.
  • Google’s Blogs ‘n More – Mix of official Google feeds from Google Blogscoped.
  • Googling Google ZDNet – Garett Rogers from ZDNet blogs about what Google is up to.
  • Gordon Choi’s PPC Blog – If you need to know about Google AdWords, Baidu or any Chinese internet marketing and PPC topics, this is the blog to read (in English). Gordon’s been blogging since 2006 and has covered a variety of SEO and SEM topics and has assembled his own list of SEM Blogs.
  • Graywolf’s SEO Blog – Michael Gray blogs about social media and grayhat SEO.
  • Great Finds – iCrossing company blog about marketing online.
  • Grokdotcom – Group blog from Future Now. Also includes a nifty search marketing blogs aggregator feed.
  • Gypsy Bandito – Media maven CT Moore (Chris Moore) posts lots of video and on a variety of topics ranging from PR, Marketing, Advertising and some SEO.

  • Hallam Internet Marketing BlogThis blog out of Knottingham is a mix of posts about industry news & observations, training programs offered by Susan Hallam and aggregated Tweets. Making all of one’s tweets for the day into a blog post is automatic and therefore easy for the blogger to create an entry, but the real question is whether it offers useful info to blog readers? In this case I think sometimes yes and sometimes no.
  • High Rankings Advisor Archives – SEO legend Jill Whalen’s newsletter available via RSS.
  • Hitwise Intelligence – The HitWise team posts tasty insights about search trends.
  • Holistic Search Blog – UK based Peter Young blogs mostly about internet marketing topics with an emphasis on tips, commentary and insights related to SEO, PPC and online marketing.
  • Hubspot Marketing BlogThe team at HubSpot writes about internet marketing and online lead generation for small business.
  • Hyperlink Guerrilla – Orlando based Jim Hathaway provides a shared exploration of culture and business on the web through annotated links posts.

  • I – Com Blog – Searched, designed and developed. That about sums up this Manchester based internet marketing agency blog that covers design, development, copywriting and search marketing.
  • Ignite Social Media – Ignite is a social media consultancy with the company web site running as a blog. Topics logically emphasize social media with some optimization flavorings. More information on the post authors and a fix to the 404 on the job openings page would be nice.
  • I Hate Google.org – Dan Kramer writes about sSearch engine optimization news and tidbits.
  • IncrediBILL’s Random Rants – Bill Atchison on, “Stopping scrapers and spammers and a whole lot more”.
  • Industrial Search Engine Marketing Blog – Minnesota based Ecreativeworks blogs about search engine marketing from a B2B, industrial and manufacturing perspective.
  • Influential Interactive Marketing – Rohit Bhargava, VP Interactive Marketing for Ogilvy Public Relations on marketing online.
  • Inside AdSense – Official blog for Google AdSense.
  • Inside AdWords – Official blog for Google AdWords.
  • Inside the Marketers Studio – David Berkowitz’s blog on internet marketing.
  • Internet Marketing Blog – Chris Garrett of Performancing fame.
  • Internet Marketing Blog Prospect MX – Agency blog for Prospect MX.
  • Internet News – A general internet marketing and search news blog by Gwen Harris.
  • IR Thoughts – Dr E. Garcia offers an array of posts covering news, papers, and theses on information retrieval, data mining, and search engine technology with a penchant for dispelling myths about Latent Semantic Indexing promoted by sinister SEOs.

  • Jaan’s Search Marketing Blog – Jaan Kanellis, aka “IncredibleHelp”, blogs mostly about SEO with a few rants about the industry here and there.
  • Jacob Morgan – A nice mix of social, viral, SEO and marketing strategy from the founder of the SF Search Marketing Salon.
  • Jane Copland Series Three, Episode One –  Jane writes (so far) this new blog about her adventures as a SEO Consultant in the UK and world traveler.
  • Jeff Bullas’s Blog – Jeff works as a sales and marketing manager at Infinity Technologies and his self-titled blog flavors towards social media – offering examples, case studies, lists of tips posts and insights from setting aside his traditional marketing roots and current focus on building trust and relationships with customers through social media, permission and inbound marketing.
  • John Battelle’s Searchblog – Famous co-founder of Wired magazine posts about the search engine industry. I just wish he’d write about search marketing once in a while.
  • John W. Ellis SEM Blog – John writes mostly about PPC, analytics, SEO and social media marketing with a bit of sports, travel and Nashville sneaking in from time to time.
  • Johnon.com – John Andrews on competitive webmastering and SEO.
  • Jonathan Mendez’s Blog – Branding, usability, paid search and analytics.
  • Junta42 Blog – Joe Pulizzi takes his own advice and provides great tips and advice on marketing and retaining customers with content which is really spot on if you subscribe to the “give to get” principles of social media marketing.
  • Justin Freid – As Traffic and Lead Delivery Optimization Manager at Petersons.com, Justin Freid posts his personal insights and tips on SEO, PPC and Social Media on this very new and very well designed blog.
  • Karl Ribas – Blogs mostly about search engine news, pay per click and tools.
  • Kelsey Group Blog – For all things related to local search marketing and online yellow pages, this blog is an excellent resource on industry news and observations from the team at Kelsey Group.
  • Keyword Driven – This is Acronym Media’s agency blog (55th floor of the Empire State Building) which has a variety of posts on SEO topics, tools and observations from a mix of staff. Although, with just 2 posts in December and only 1 in January, blogging isn’t a high priority at the moment.
  • KoMarketing Associates SEM Blog – A group/company blog covering SEO, PPC, events, industry news/trends, tips and a lot of personal insight. These folks are clearly involved in, and have an opinion on, what goes on in the industry.

  • Latitude Group – This UK based search marketing agency blog posts the gamut of internet marketing topics including Affiliate, Email, PPC, SEO, Social Media and Analytics. Company news and case studies can be found as well.
  • Level 343 Articles – Most of the posts on this SEO and content centric blog are written by Gabriella Sannino who offers her opinions on a mix of topics ranging from industry trends to social media.
  • Leveraging Ideas - Sam Huleatt, a Brooklyn-based Internet entrepreneur & strategy guru writes about the social media space, strategies and entreprenuership.
  • Liberate Media Blog – This UK based agency blog with Andy Merchant, Tim Greenhalgh and founders Lloyd Gofton and Wendy McAuliffe covers emerging trends, industry observations, social media and digital PR topics.
  • Link Building Best Practices – Eric Ward, aka Link Moses aka old school OLB (original link builder) has re-launched a link building Q/A and tips blog that offers new and updated posts covering one of the most important aspects of boosting web site traffic directly and indirectly: links!  Of course, the blog already ranks #2 on Google for “link building best practices”.
  • Linkworth Blog – Need to know your way around text link ads, paid blog reviews and the like? This blog might be for you.
  • Live Search Webmaster Center Blog – Official blog of the Live Search Webmaster Center team with just a little bit of a bias with SEOmoz and Search Engine Land as the only other blogs they link to.
  • LocalMN Blog – Paul Jahn writes about local search marketing from Minnesota.
  • Local Search Optimization – Netherlands based Martijn Beijk blogs about local search optimization, Universal search, mobile, Google’s Local Business Center and location-based services.  He also reviews tools, which is handy and a definitive guide to KML and sitemaps for SEO.
  • Local Search Simplified – Shagun Vatsa is a consultant in Toronto and with her blog, she focuses on adding value to tried and tested online marketing strategies and offering quality advice on how small businesses can leverage local search, Google maps, SEO and SEM.
  • Local SEO Guide – With Andrew Shotland it’s all about local internet marketing and he blogs it well.
  • LyndiT blog gets our attention for great design and user experience in this BIGLIST update. Lyndi Thompson is a Social Media and Online Marketing Specialist and like me, is addicted to peanut M&Ms.  Besides writing about a mix of social media, SEO, web design and online marketing topics, you might be interested to know Lyndi lives on a mini farm, owns several animals including a donkey and supports some great causes in the Northwest.

  • Maile Ohye: Love & Technology – A smart sense of humor and informal insights into various Google and webmaster topics makes this personal blog by Google employee Maile Ohye worth a BIGLIST inclusion.
  • Malcolm Coles. This is a personal blog by Malcolm Coles of Digital Sparkle that offers observations about internet marketing categorized mostly as good and bad reviews. He also focuses very specifically on newspaper web sites. If you want to know anything about UK based newspapers and their place within search engines this is the place to be.
  • Manhattan Marketing Maven – Danny Flamberg blogs about all aspects of marketing including marketing online.
  • Mannix Marketing Blog – This agency blog focuses mostly on SEO, web design & Internet marketing as well as agency news and involvement with industry events.
  • Marketer Insight – This is an agency blog from the team at WebSiteBiz covering “current thinking and strategies related to improving online marketing” with search, social media and analytics focused posts from Eric Dudley, Kyle Bumgardner and Tom Dressler.
  • Marketinghackz – Plenty of search, social and internet marketing hackz.
  • Marketing Experiments Blog – Real-time data, insights, answers, and advice from Flint McGlaughlin’s team at MEC
  • Marketing.fm – Lee Jones Eric Friedman post about online marketing and advertising. Labs.

  • Marketing Pilgrim - Andy Beal’s super stupendous blog on search engine industry news.
  • Marketing Profs Daily Fix – With managing editor, Ann Handley, this group blog posts on all things marketing with participants ranging from Eric Ward to Stephan Spencer to BL Ochman.
  • Marketingsherpa Blog – The famous Marketing Sherpa site publishes this well written & cross referenced blog on a range of internet marketing topics from email to search engine optimization by reporters Natalie Myers, Sean Donahue and Adam T. Sutton.
  • MarketingVOX – Previously Marketing Wonk, this post I-Search publication founded by Tig Tillinghast.
  • Matt Cutts – Google’s famous engineer and search spam fighter dispels wisdom, insight and squashes SEO myths.
  • Media Buyer Planner – Online media publication from the same folks that bring you MarketingVox.
  • Mediadonis – Germany based Marcus Tandler writes about his search engine industry and often hilarious personal experiences – mostly in English but sometimes in German.
  • Mediatrust Blog – Peter Bordes, Trip Foster, Scott Parent and Christopher Smith combine to write this agency blog about everything from performance marketing to industry news to company news. The best part of the blog is the video series, “Relevantly Speaking”, which is nicely produced and informative.
  • MediaVision Blog – This is an agency blog with numerous contributors writing about online marketing and search engine industry news, observations and malarkey.
  • MEGO – “My Eyes Glaze Over” blog is Marketing Communications Manager, Michelle Kostya, who is also a mommy blogger, writing about advertising, web tools, social media and her work.
  • Mihmorandum – David Mihm is a well known local search marketer and designer out of Portland that blogs about his involvement in the search marketing industry and offers opinions and observations of what small businesses should know about local SEO. This blog is well worth adding to your RSS reader.
  • Mikkel deMib Svendsen – I have no idea what this blog is really about because it’s in Danish and my 9 months in Denmark 14 years ago isn’t helping any. What I DO know is Mikkel from many, many search marketing conferences in his signature bright, and I mean bright colored suits talking about some serious online marketing, not just black-gray-white hat search engine optimization. If you do speak Danish, I’m sure you’re in for a treat. Tak!
  • Modern B2B Marketing – Staff from Marketo blogs about a range of BtoB marketing marketing topics.
  • MoreVisibility SEM Blog – The team at MoreVisibility cover industry news & events, online advertising, CPC, analytics and updates on the Search Engines.
  • Morrison – Observations about the search marketing industry from Liam Morrison in Ireland.
  • MSN Sandbox – Where MSN posts beta applications for testing.
  • Multilingual Search – Andy Atkins Kruger and friends around the world blog about search engines and search marketing news happening outside North America.

  • Nate Moller - Nate, of Prosper, Inc, blogs about ecommerce for small businesses & startup consulting.
  • Natural Search and Mobile SEO BlogGet your mobile SEO on with Bryson Meunier from Resolution Media and his Mobile SEO blog.
  • Neoformix – Jeff Clark does some really interesting work with graphing and illustrating patterns in data. This whole topic presents some very interesting insights, especially if you study the social nature of how language, words (keyword phrases to all you SEOs) and document analysis can be used in social marketing.
  • Net Business Blog – Matt Coddington writes about affiliate marketing, CPA, PPC, SEO/SEM, eBooks, domaining and web development.
  • NewspaperGrl – Janet Meiners writes about internet and affiliate marketing.
  • Nic ‘n Cher – Nicola Young from Scotland and Cheryl Clark from Canada are thoroughly enthusiastic about SEO and PPC and the writing shows.
  • Nielsen Technical Services Blog – Another long-time Minneapolis based SEO blogs about the search engine marketing industry.
  • Nine by Fox – Ex Googler and now an Entrepreneur in residence at Ignition Partners as well as being very active in the SEM industry, Vanessa writes about the online marketing industry, her travel adventures and other projects like the O’Reilly Found conference that she co-chairs. There’s also abundant reference material and analysis.
  • NLC Internet Marketing Blog – A light posting group blog from the folks at non linear creations.
  • Northbound – Brad Shorr and Jeanne Dininni write this insightful company blog (Straight North) about search engine marketing topics, especially SEO.
  • North South Media Blog – This Scotland based agency blog offers tips, news, interviews and an interesting “Top SEO Companies” feature each month that ranks regional, national and international SEO agencies by keyword rankings.
  • NVI Blog – You’ve got to love both the tag line, “professional, technical and a little bit twisted” and the RSS Icon (guy sitting on a toilet) of this Montreal based web design agency blog that also covers search and social marketing.

  • Occam’s Razor – Avinash Kaushik offers quantitative and qualitative insights into online marketing.
  • Official Google Webmaster Central Blog – Official blog from Google’s Webmasters.
  • Online Marketing :: Robin Good – What you need to know about online marketing.
  • OnlineMarketerBlog – The catchy tagline caught my eye on this blog, “If Copyblogger and JaffeJuice had a bad-ass baby” and serves as a living resume of topics, insights and thoughtful experiences for David Francis. The ads are a bit much though.
  • Online Marketing Blog – Lee Odden and TopRank team members blog about search marketing, social media as well as interviews, reader polls, SEO blog reviews, marketing tips, guest posts from industry leaders and SEM conference coverage.
  • Optimized! – Mary Bowling  is an experienced online marketer who writes for a Local Search Marketing column for ClickZ. She’s also blogged her observations and insights about a range of SEO topics and of course, local SEM since December 2007.
  • Original Signal – Transmitting Marketing – A little bit of everything from Peter van der Noord, Patrick Huisinga, Tako Steinz and Gert Goet.
  • Original Signal Transmitting SEO – Aggregation of the 15 most popular SEO blogs and web sites ranging from Search Engine Watch to Search Engine Land and TopRank’s Online Marketing Blog.
  • Outspoken Media Blog – New blog for a new consortium of SEOs (Rhea Drysdale, Rae Hoffmann, Lisa Barone) that have no problem saying or writing what’s on their minds. Still new, most posts are announcements or live blogging from SMX West but hopes should be high for a range of internet marketing topics .
  • Own Page One SEV Blog – Ann Arbor, Michigan based search marketing agency Pure Visibility runs the gamut of search marketing topics on this company blog ranging from PPC to local to SEO and even has a category just for Twitter.

  • PalatnikFactor – Pablo Palatnik blogs SEM. SEO. Social Media. Branding. Marketing and News.
  • Pandia – Internet searching blog from Per & Susanne Koch of Norway.
  • Performancing.com – Community site/blog about making money through blogging.
  • Peter Norvig – Technical papers, essays and other materials from Peter Norvig.
  • Phil’s Blogservations – The perso-professional PR & media blog from Phil Gomes.
  • Phil Bradley’s Blog – Internet searching, web design & search engine developments for librarians.
  • Post-Click Marketing Blog -This is the official agency blog for ion interactive (doesn’t anyone capitalize anymore?) and covers very detailed information about landing pages, optimizing and converting.
  • PPC Advice – Garry Przyklenk blogs on tips and insights into pay per click marketing.
  • PPC Blog – Giovanna Wall publishes this self titled sister site to Aaron Wall’s SEO Book site covering all things pay per click including each major ad platform, affiliate, contextual and local search. There’s also a nice collection of PPC focused tools.
  • Practical Blogging – Adsense, affiliate advertising & general blogging help from Robyn Tippins.
  • Proactive Report – Sally Falkow blogs about online PR and social media
  • ProBlogger Blog Tips – Darren Rowse helps bloggers add income to their blogs.
  • PushONline Marketing – Great blog from the UK doing the full social media thing: images, videos, MySpace and some nods to Twitter. Not without a dose of good humor, check out the videos, “Number One on the Google”, or even better, “Bitch Got Wide Feed”. Brilliant.

  • Ramblings About SEO – I was very suprised to see that Eric Enge’s blog, which covers a wide range of topics related to search engine optimization, was not on our list yet, but that’s fixed now.
  • Raven SEO Tools Blog – Jon Henshaw and Lee Smith-Bryan of Nashville based Sitening blog mostly about SEO tactics along with the ususal fare of search industry topics and commentary.
  • Read/WriteWeb – Next generation web technology from Richard MacManus.
  • Receptional – Added on November 2007, we’re happy to see this UK based blog re-added to BIGLIST. Dixon Jones and the team at UK internet marketing agency Receptional blog the gamut of web marketing topics including affiliate and search marketing, usability, analytics and social media.
  • Reel Video SEO and SEM – Need to know about optimizing video for search? This is the place to find tips, tactics and information on all things related to optimizing and marketing video online written by Mark Robertson.
  • ResourceShelf – Gary Price & Shirl Kennedy’s observations on news in the information & web industry.
  • ReveNews – Publisher Jim Kukral and friends blog about the affiliate marketing industry covering topics from ecommerce to analytics to blogging.
  • RKG Blog – Alan Rimm-Kaufman of the Rimm-Kaufman Group blogs about various online marketing news items and tips along with his own commentary.
  • Rothman Marketing Blog – Israel Rothman writes about internet advertising.
  • RSS Ray – Offers articles on internet marketing and also hosts an online radio show.

  • Saad Kamal – This is a very nicely designed SEO blog that covers industry news and tools with commentary/opinion, hot picks, and tips with a focus on search marketing for bloggers and small business. Saad lives in Malaysia but works for a SEO agency based in Toronto.
  • Sazbean Blog – Sarah and Aaron Worsham post about a wide range of internet marketing topics including strategy, marketing, design, and technology in this well written blog that also includes a nice “Morning Edition” collection of links post.
  • Screenwerk Greg Sterling – Greg Sterling’s musings on offline & online media.
  • Search Agents-The November winner for the best looking Search Marketing blog. Not only does it offer a clever theme, but content and usability to boot. There are more contributors listed than most SEM agencies have in their employ. Content is balanced between SEO and SEM followed by everybody’s friend, Social Media. The Search Agents is the official corporate blog of The Search Agency, an integrated online marketing firm headquartered in Santa Monica, CA.
  • Search Brains – Excellent “river of news” site on SEO offered by the good people at WebProNews.
  • SearchCap: Daily Search Engine News Recap – Search is completely covered by Danny Sullivan, Barry Schwartz, Chris Sherman and Bill Slawski.
  • Search Cowboys – Bas van den Beld has assembled an impressive crew of internet marketing experts to write for this online newspaper style blog with regular columns, tools, book reviews, video and events info emphasizing the search and internet marketing industry in Europe.
  • Search Engine Guide Blog – Group blog about search engine optimization.
  • Search Engine Journal – Excellent search engine news site by Loren Baker and friends.
  • Search Engine Land – Danny Sullivan group blog about search engines and the search marketing industry.
  • Search Engine Optimization Facts – Weekly SEO news from Axandra.
  • Search Engine Optimization Journal – With roots in old school direct marketing, Nick Stamoulis has been involved with internet marketing for over 10 years and writes specifically about SEO.
  • Search Engine People Blog – Based near Toronto Ontario, the SEP team blog about a wide range of search marketing topics with an emphasis on SEO, social media and opinion.
  • Search Engine Roundtable – Barry Schwartz aka RustyBrick and friends cover the search engine forums.
  • Search Engine Smarts – A blog about small business search engine marketing for AllBusiness.com.
  • Search Engine Watch blog – Group blog let by Kevin Newcomb posting news from Search Engine Watch and around the web on search engines and marketing online.
  • Search Engines – Topix.net – Search engine news from all over the net in one place.
  • Search Insider – David Berkowitz, Aaron Goldman, Rob Garner, Gord Hotchkiss, & Bill Wise give the inside of search marketing for MediaPost.
  • Search Marketing Insights – Dev Basu is another Toronto based search marketer and he promises “no BS marketing strategies for small and big biz alike”. He writes about local search, small business marketing, online yellow pages and social media. He also writes about industry involvement such as speaking at conferences like Search Engine Strategies.
  • Search Perspective – tmp directional marketing, the world’s largest Online Search & Yellow Pages Marketing Agency, publishes this group blog focusing on tmp’s “Point of View” as well as SEO, SEM and industry conferences. The blogroll is a bit sparse though.
  • SearchQuant – Chris Zaharias writes about the paid search and search engine advertising industry.
  • SearchReturn – Detlev Johnson’s revival of the I-Search discussion thread.
  • Seer Interactive Blog – Wil Reynolds and his team from Seer Interactive blog the gamut of Internet marketing topics ranging from SEO and PPC to branding and social media. Many posts are in-depth and very useful.
  • SemAngel – Gary Angel, President and CTO of Semphonic, writes about all aspects of web analytics for search marketing. This is a great example of a thought leader and subject matter expert blog.
  • SEM Insights – Laura Callow and on occasion, Mike Tighe, offer some excellent SEM agency insights along with commentary, practical how to’s and news on this new blog that helps promote the SEM Canada Conference.
  • SEMpdx Blog – The Portland Search Engine Marketing Professionals group promises to be the voice of the Portland search marketing community and uses the blog to publish association announcements, events, industry participation and observations. This is an excellent example of a Regional SEM Community.
  • SEM Blog ineedhits – If you’ve been in the search marketing game for a while, you may remember ineedhits who now online marketing news, releases, industry trends and great DIY tips and advice.
  • SEM blog in English – which is great news if you know Mikkel.  At my first SES conference I recall seeing this guy in a bright red suit taking lots of photos and not sure who he was. Then after seeing him speak on a few panels quickly realized the deep search marketing knowledge he was offering.  Now you can get that insight online. This blog is a mix of both text and video SEO content, plus Mikkel has a new book on SEO you should check out.
  • SEM Geek – Besides contributing at SMG, Greg Meyers writes an awful lot about paid search marketing including specific PPC platforms, analytics and overall marketing on the internet.
  • SEOAly – Alysson Fergison writes this small business SEO blog that doubles as a web site for her consulting business with posts about on and off page SEO, social media, WordPress, a few rants and something called “Scam Watch”.
  • SEO & Content Marketing Revue – Do I even need to introduce Heather Lloyd-Martin? Maybe not Heather, but certainly this new blogging gig she’s landed with Target Marketing Magazine where’s just started writing about, what else, content and SEO.
  • SEO and Tech DailyThe Daily Scoop on SEO, SEM, PPC Trends, Analytics, Web 2.0 start-ups and more!
  • Seoaware Blog – Freelance writer and web designer Melissa Fach blogs about her thoughts on search marketing and points to many articles of interest.
  • SEO BlackHat – Covering blackhat seo, linkbait, & link spamming.
  • SEO Book – Aaron Wall’s popular blog that also offers his SEO book for sale.
  • SEO Bull$#*t – Catches your attention doesn’t it?  If you’re not really into SEO, sarcastic humor or expletives, then this blog isn’t for you. Expect an ongoing rant about SEO topics from SEO smarties like theGypsy and Sebastian as well as a promise to “tread the fine line between personal expression and just being a %&#$  !@*&#%”.
  • SEO by the SEA – William Slawski provides Internet marketing & search engine optimization research & services.
  • SEO Chicks – Julie Joyce, Lisa Ditlefsen and Anita Chaperon are women, or as they prefer to be called, “chicks” who know SEO and PPC. They decided after a few beers during a London conference that it was time to get some female attitude into the SEO & SEM blogosphere and here they are with lots of great photos from the recent SMX conference.
  • SEO Contrarian – What are the chances of another SEO having been a Combat Engineer in the Army? Except my stint was long, long ago. Ari Ozick has his opinions and even a Manifesto, which makes for interesting blogging, especially when mixed with skill and first hand experience. Don’t let the SEO Scum category scare you, just read.
  • SEO.com Blog – The team at SEO.com blog definitvely about search engine optimization from some pretty creative angles from “If your SEO skills were a song, what would it be?” to movie references like “Transformers of SEO” and Wall-e. There are also plenty of tips and how to’s.
  • SEO Copywriting – Let’s celebrate the launch of SEO and wordsmith guru Heather Lloyd-Martin’s snappy new blog about the magic of writing for users and search engines.
  • Seocracy – Take a step over to the dark side (toursists only please) for SEO advice from Rob: A self described “craven, obnoxious, immoral individual” on all manner of news, scripts, downloads, theory and tactics.
  • SEO Design Solutions Blog – You don’t see too many practical tips blogs these days and that’s why it’s nice to see Jeffrey Smith blogging all manner of tips on SEO from WordPress optimization to organic vs PPC.
  • SEO Diva – Kay Frenzer publishes this flowery blog mostly about SEO basics, content, keywords, Google, WordPress as well as other online marketing topics.
  • SEO in The Desert – Richard V. Burckhardt, aka The Web Optimist works as VP of Search for FramesDirect.com and blogs out of Palm Springs, CA mostly about search engine optimization. He also accepts guest blog posts about SEO.
  • SEOish – Insight into the world of learning search marketing with a sense of humor by Patrick Sexton, aka “feedthebot”.
  • SEO Mofo-I like the clean, yet colorful (and irreverent) design of this blog by Darren Slatten, self proclaimed “world’s greatest SEO”.  Darren has a sense of humor, SEO and blog smarts and according to his bio, no social life.  That should mean some entertaining and useful blog posts – at least from what I’ve seen so far.
  • SEOptimise PPC & SEO Blog – Patrick Altof blogs his observations on the major search engines as well as topics related to search engine optimization, social media and PPC.
  • SEO ROI Blog – Gabriel Goldenberg wears his opinions on his blog sleeve and that makes for some interesting and informative reading on all things SEO from keyword research to “greyhat SEO”.
  • SEO Scoop – Donna Fontenot, aka DazzlinDonna, discusses everything seo.
  • SEO Smarty – SEO Smarty, aka Ann Smarty, whips up a froth of SEO, viral and branding goodness.
  • SEO Theory – Michael Martinez focuses on search engine optimization theory.
  • seoTunes – Internet marketing pro, Matt Davies gives us a blog title that pretty much explains the content in a nutshell: SEO and Music.
  • SEO’Brien – An online marketing blog by Paul O’Brien.
  • seogadget- London based Richard Baxter’s Ubuntu, SEO and geek stuff blog with plenty of screen shots and how to posts.
  • SEOidiot – Paul Madden is a cartoonist, designer, salesman, blackhat, & SEO.
  • SEOmoz – News, tips & highlights from the search marketing industry.
  • SEOptimize – Kevin Gibbons offers a well rounded blog about pay per click and natural search optimization.
  • SEOspace – Jody Nimetz of Enquiro thoughts on organic search engine marketing with a B2B twist
  • SEO Speedwagon – Intrapromote company blog about search engine optimization.
  • SEO Wizardry – Pete Hollier is an information science type of guy that writes informative and often illustrated posts about various aspects of search engine optimization and some on PPC.
  • SEO Writer – David Leonhardt of the Happy Guy Marketing blogs tips for better SEO , social media, marketing and of course, a bit about Google.
  • Seth’s Blog – Seth Godin’s blog about marketing.
  • Shimon Sandler – SEO, PPC & other Internet marketing tactics
  • Shoemoney – Jeremy Shoemaker’s very popular blog about making money online.
  • Shoestring Branding – Mario Sanchez blogs about internet branding through blogging and social networking.
  • Shop.org Blog – Group Blog from Shop.org
  • SimpleFuzz – Jeremy Martin admits to his vices: webaholicism. Which of course, is a good thing when you blog, since that openness means the opportunity to exchange ideas. Say, on the topics of seo, social media, ppc, blogging or web design. This blog is a great resource for small businesses in Utah, where it’s written and beyond.
  • SitePoint’s Search Engine Marketing Blog – company blog for SitePoint.
  • Single Grain Blog – This agency blog is written by Sujan Patel and Ross Hudgens on SEO, PPC, Design, Link Building and some social media.
  • Small Business SEM – Matt McGee offers insight about search engine marketing for the smaller businesses.
  • Snydey Sense – David Snyder writes about his interests and experiences with SEO, tools, analytics and search engines as a search strategist and marketer for JRDunn, an online jewelry web site.
  • Sochable – Another new blog on social media. This one is from James Rucker covering the gamut of Digg, MySpace, YouTube, Reddit, Facebook and more.
  • Social Blog Roll – This is a cool tool from Nick Wilsdon of e3internet that enables you to stay on top of what’s happening in the search marketing world by polling the blog rolls of popular search marketing blogs and ranking them based on the number of votes they get.
  • Social Marketing by Michelle MacPhearson – Michelle explores how web 2.0 tools can be used for marketing and documents her findings, such as the hotly anticipated social marketing checklist.
  • Social Media Club – Official blog for Social Media Club written primarily by Chris Heuer and Kristie Wells for the social media community and those seeking to learn more about social media. Promotes sharing best practices, establishing ethics and standards, and media literacy.
  • Social Media Mom – Social media consultant Kristen Munson sports some nifty red pumps on her avatar and in between doing mom things also blogs about, you guessed it, social media!
  • Social Media Podcast and Blog – JD Lasica blogs about new media, social networks and computing.
  • Social Media Group – Maggie Fox blogs about everything from social media optimization to advertising.
  • Social Media Optimization – David Wilson covers the gamut of marketing with social media.
  • Social Media Systems – Online marketing articles on blogs / blogging, internet advertising, search engine marketing, social media, and web design / development.
  • Social Media Top Tips – With their roots in search engine optimization, this corporate blog for London based Weboptimiser, emphasizes the use of social media within search marketing and general online marketing.
  • Sphinn – A true nod to social media, Danny Sullivan’s search marketing community resource on topics and discussions related to search and online marketing. This Digg style site based on the Pligg platform, allows readers to register and create profiles, submit, comment and vote on stories.
  • SpinThicket.com – Scott Baradell created one place to promote news stories related to PR, marketing and more.
  • Stay on Search – This update of the BIGLIST gives design recognition to Mark Thompson for his Stay on Search Blog. Besides offering a consistent post format with images and template, Mark blogs a lot of how-to and tips posts along with a much better than average effort at being truly useful. Great design plus great content = a blog worth subscribing to.
  • State of Search – What’s going on in the search and social media marketing space?  This new blog from Dutch internet marketer, Bas van den Beld of Search Cowboys fame, and friends promises to be a source for what’s happening in the world of search and social.  It also compliments a weekly radio show on WebmasterRadio.fm of the same name.
  • Stepforth SEO News Blog – Since 2003 the Stepforth blog has covered a range of search marketing industry news and sets a great standard for SEM blog writing. Kudos to Ross Dunn for a great job.
  • Straightupsearch – OneUpWeb’s company blog for anyone in advertising, marketing and pr.
  • Stuntdubl – All around SEO guru and independent consultant Todd Malicoat’s blog about SEO, social media and the business of search marketing. Occassional guest posts from “Mr. Ploppy”.

  • Tamar Search Blog – This isn’t the superwoman blogger Tamar you’re probably thinking of, it’s the Tamar Search Conversion Agency based in London and Capetown with blog topics ranging from search and social media marketing to usability and conversion analytics.
  • TechCrunch – Michael Arrington’s popular web 2.0 blog.
  • techipedia: anything tech. – Posts about internet marketing, seo, social networking & more from self-appointed tech geek, Tamar Weinberg
  • Techmeme – Gabe Rivera’s software agent that covers all the news in technology in one location.
  • Technology Evangelist – A group blog focusing on technology.
  • The Acquisio Blog – Naoise Osborne writes this “Canadian Flavoured Marketing Soup” blog mostly on PPC but a little Foo makes it interesting.
  • The Adventures of PPC Hero – Now here’s a fun blog from Amber, Joe and John of Hanapin Marketing that doesn’t take itself too seriously and covers the realm of pay per click marketing quite nicely.
  • The Altimiter – Charlene Li’s social and emerging technologies blog for her new consulting practice, the Altimeter Group.
  • The Agency Blog – The personal blog of Giovanni Gallucci.
  • The Future Buzz – Adam Singer of  TopRank Online Marketing blogs about blogging, social media and internet marketing.
  • The Internet Marketing Driver – Glenn Gabe covers the gamut of internet marketing topics in this blog and makes up for infrequent posting by going deep on a lot of posts with detialed how to’s and insights into tools, SEO and media.
  • The Jungle Map – Charlotte, NC based Hippo Internet Marketing guy Corey Creed writes this agency blog with a fun design about SEO, PPC and business in Charlotte.
  • The Leading Edge - PR and social media guru Sally Falkow has her own blog on this list already, but also shares her insights on trends in PR technology for popular PR industry publication Bulldog Reporter. Sally’s advice includes online PR, social media and search marketing.
  • The Search Insider – Not to be confused with MediaPost’s “Search Insider”, this blog from Wpromote’s Mike Mothner provides insight into pay per click and the business of search marketing.
  • The Social Media Marketing Blog – Scott Monty’s perspectives on B2B & social media.
  • THINKing – With trends toward media creation, optimization and promotion the thoughts that Harry Hoover, Mark Harrison and Brant Waldeck publish about advertising, creativity, marketing & PR become very relevant for the next generation of search marketing.
  • Think Traffic – This blog by internet entreprenuer Corbett Barr  makes some serious promises: “…teach you the techniques, tools and knowledge you need to build real, sustainable web traffic without a big budget.”  Sounds pretty good to me. Corbett relates his experiences with past projects and growing an audience for Think Traffic to the benefit of readers.  This very new blog offers practical tips and is well designed enough to get our top listing for this week’s review.
  • Three Minds on Digital Marketing – Two heads are better than one and in this case, three is better yet. The  folks at Organic blog about digital marketing topics and according to the tag cloud, “exceptional experiences” are the emphasis along with design, social web, user experience and marketing strategy.
  • TigerTwoTiger – Nancy Williams of the London based Tiger Two agency writes this comprehensive blog about all topics related to online reputation management.
  • Tim Nash – Very nice UK SEO blog from Information Architect Tim Nash on topics ranging from advanced SEO to programming with several good articles on SEO basics, snake oil SEO tricks to watch for and SEO training courses.
  • Tony Adam – As a SEO practitioner that also focuses on social and viral marketing, Tony blogs his thoughts and opinions as well as tips about search engine optimization, evangelism of SEO and social media.
  • Tradedot – Eddie Choi is a digital marketer that blogs about marketing, technology and entrepreneurial experiences from Hong Kong.
  • Traffick – Andrew Goodman writes one of the oldest blogs on search marketing.
  • Traffikd -Steven Snell of Vandelay Web Design promises practical, useful information for social media marketers and bloggers with posts on all aspects of marketing socially on the web.
  • Trail of the Fire Horse – Another excellent Canada based search and social media marketing blog comes this time from the very smart/savvy Dave Harry aka “the Gypsy”.

  • Vertical Leap Blog – This UK agency blog  covers practical search marketing tips, insights specific to UK search engines and industry news. Comments are turned off, which is a disappointment.
  • Vertical Measures Blog – This Phoenix, AZ agency blog focuses on SEO, link building, agency events and industry observations, Posts are written mostly by Social Media Architect, Kaila Strong.
  • VIZION Blog – Search Engine Watch columnist Mark Jackson and his team at VIZION blog about a wide range of SEO topics, worth subscribing to for sure.
  • Volusion’s eCommerce Blog – Articles and resources to boost your online business.

  • Web Analytics Book – Daily web analytics news from anonymous, who grew up in Germany and now lives in NYC.
  • Web Analytics World – Manoj Jasra from Enquiro shares his wisdom and observations about analytics and search marketing.
  • Web Chameleon – Belinda Jackson of Australia based Web Chameleon agency blogs about a mix of online marketing topics ranging from web site marketing to blogging to email marketing.
  • WebConnoisseur – Dustin Woodard’s thoughts on search, web analytics and the web in general.
  • Web Ink Now – David Meerman Scott helps innovative marketers use digital information effectively.
  • Webster Jorgensen – A self proclaimed Drupal junkie, Webster works as Online Marketing Manager at Ryan Transportation in Kansas City. He’s addressed the posting frequently issue by not publishing dates on his blog posts and writes with a decidedly SEO- focused opinion on internet marketing topics.
  • WebmasterRadio.FM – Our friends from WebmasterRadio.FM have joined the cool kids and started a blog. Jody from WMR posts that you can now watch the live video stream, chat with all the other WebmasterRadio.FM listeners, listen to the live audio, and interact with your favorite shows – all on the blog.
  • WebmasterWorld – News and discussions for the Web professional.
  • Web Metrics Guru – Marshall Sponder of IBM writes about web analytics and the search marketing industry.
  • Website Magazine Blog – A group blog from the publishers of Website Magazine which covers the search engine industry as well as general topics related to online marketing.
  • Website Workshop – Buzzhound Learning Lab is a St. Louis, MO based agency with a newer blog that has started writing posts again about SEO and topics that support the SEO training courses offered.  Hopefully they continue.
  • Web Strategy by Jeremiah – Jeremiah Owyang provides web tools to help connect with customers.
  • We Build Pages Blog – As the search marketing industry has evolved, so has We Build Pages with a new blog  that includes posts from WBP staff, CEO Jim Boykin and the excellent writing style of Lisa Barone.
  • What’s Next – BL Ochman’s blog about marketing online and life in NYC.
  • WhoisAndrewWee.com – Andrew Wee on blogging, affiliate marketing & social traffic generation.
  • Wiep SEO and Link Building Blog – Netherlands based Wiep Knol writes about link building, social media and other link marketing related issues.

  • Yahoo! Search blog – Official blog about the Yahoo search engine.
  • Yahoo! Search Marketing blog – Official blog for Yahoo Search Marketing.
  • Yoast Tweaking Web sites – This blog from Joost de Valk covers web design and SEO from the Netherlands.
  • Yodel Anecdotal – Yahoo! company blog.
  • Your SEO Mentor - Working from the comfort of home, Garrett Pierson endeavors to share his search engine optimization knowledge with the world through this blog containing a mix of SEO tips, resources and even a SEO baby contest.


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