Valuable SEO–SEM Resources
Check out the valuable Search Engine Marketing references below. You’ll find lots of links to the best Search Engine Marketing tools and information that will definitely make you a better online marketer!
Last updated on April 19, 2012Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Players
...and see this very cool link from Google: “Google Insights for Search” which shows relative traffic trends for any keyword per timeframe and geography
Microsoft adCenter (which includes Yahoo & partners)
Search Engine Directories
The Open Directory - the grandaddy of them all and still influential
Yahoo Directory - required!
Best of the Web
Uncover The Net
Social Media Sites
Website Traffic Tools
Google Analytics -- really anymore it´s got everything you need to monitor key information about your website traffic. It´s a terrific tool, and it´s FREE.
Wordtracker – an excellent keyword generator/database…that I use almost daily. But remember that the daily estimates are relative, only, and always low.
Google´s External Keyword Traffic Tool -- provides approximate monthly volumes for any keyword (for the US and other countries).
Email & Auto Responder Tools
More SEM Tools
SEO Centro - rank checker
Axandra – to analyze your website ranking and help optimize your site plus a good free newsletter
Search Engine Marketing Expertise
Perry Marshall – THE guru of Google Adwords…but the online (and offline) marketing information is also some of the best around
Search Engine Guide – must read newsletter, articles, SEM tools etc
SearchEngineWatch.com – great articles on a regular basis
Planet Ocean – a terrific primer on SEM (and worth the money)
Search Engine News – The Planet Ocean News….
Google Webmaster Central Blog – a really good way to keep up with one the biggest player of them all
General Business & Marketing
Mashable - the latest in social media, tech, business
MarketingSherpa – outstanding source of articles, books, white papers, seminars on all topics of marketing (and lots of online marketing info)