The Art of SEO: Mastering Search Engine Optimization (Theory in Practice)

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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Edward J. Barton on 01/12/2018 at 1:45 PM.

Excellent Resource This is an exceptional resource that I should have read much earlier in my web career. I own and operate two businesses that are predominantly driven through web traffic, and have relied exclusively on outsourced SEO. This book provides ANYONE who has a website and relies on it for their livelihood to gain enough knowledge to effectively manage their vendors, if not enough to handle the basics in-house. The book was written about 5 years ago – after the last “big wave” of changes in how…

Ed Hobbs on 01/12/2018 at 2:03 PM.

Great Book with One Important Production Failure The four authors did a great job in the scope of the subject matter in this book. The publisher did a great job with The Table of Contents, Glossary and Index as all are comprehensive.This book should have a 5-star rating. However, the publisher provides page after page of screen captures that are not legible! I paid $45.36, including sales tax, for this book and should return it, based upon the very poor reproduction of the many screen captures. However, I’ll retain it, based upon…

Observations on 01/12/2018 at 2:26 PM.

Great Book to Begin SEO Journey! I am a co-founder of a fiancial services website and wanted an introductory book on SEO. I was only familar with Adwords at the time. I wanted a book to provide me with a foundation of knowledge of all of the basic concepts of SEO and how to further expand my study. Not too technical that I couldn’t understand it, but not too simple that would provide no value. I also did not want a book which sugar-coated the ease and effectiveness of SEO. This book delieved. I highly recommend to anyone…