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good sources of info to read about SEO when starting out??

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by chrissyelle, Nov 23, 2010.

  1. chrissyelle

    chrissyelle Newbie

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    hey guys. so i'm fairly new to SEO. i got this book "SEO Made Simple" and i understand the whole onpage and offpage optimization thing. and i wrote down a lot of these tools/programs you guys have mentioned. i really want to get to a point though where i know everything about SEO. i recently tried to contract someone from eLance to build me a few seo optimized sites and it makes it a lot harder when i don't understand some of the things they're talking about and don't know good questions to ask. so two questions:

    1) what are some good sources of info for a newb?? ebooks, books, threads on here, sites, anything..

    2) when contracting someone to do some SEO work for me, what are some good questions to ask when trying to determine who is the best?

    really appreciate any help, thanks!
     
  2. sikandar

    sikandar Senior Member

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    Best way to learn is to make your hands dirty. Get a domain name, build a website, apply what you read in the books, forums .... monitor your rankings. See what worked and what did not work. Gradually your understanding of SEO will improve. It does not happen by just reading a few books about SEO.
     
  3. e-v0id

    e-v0id Newbie

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    so much to learn, i have a filing i 'm in high school again ;)
     
  4. craigslistguy

    craigslistguy Regular Member

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    bhw :d
     
  5. vampirerocks123

    vampirerocks123 Regular Member

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    1) what are some good sources of info for a newb?? ebooks, books, threads on here, sites, anything..

    Black Hat World Search Box:D


    2) when contracting someone to do some SEO work for me, what are some good questions to ask when trying to determine who is the best?

    Check their reviews and feedbacks. You need to get the work done from the reputed memebers rather than some newbies trying to sell for cheap services.