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28 Best SEO Blogs To Read in 2021

Looking for the top SEO blogs to read in 2021?

This is the article you should read.

SEO is growing and will continue to grow. There are a lot of rumors of SEO death.

With more than 3.5 billion searches per day on Google, do you think SEO can ever face apocalypse? There’s no chance.

Only changes can happen. We all know search engine algorithms are constantly changing. To keep up with the rapid changes, you need to follow the top SEO blogs on the Internet.

The SEO blogs I’m listing in this article are the ones I’ve been following and reading for years.

I’m a self-taught digital marketer. 60% of my SEO knowledge comes from these blogs and the balance 40% is through my personal experience.

You can read books, blogs, and articles but what matters the most is whether you’re taking action and put those things you read into practice.

Just don’t read. Apply what you’ve learned.

So, let’s move on to the top SEO blogs you should be reading in 2021.

 

 

SEMRush Blog

SEMRush is an all-in-one SEO tool used by thousands of SEOs. It offers various features for digital marketers to perform SEO related tasks. SEMRush blog offers great insights and innovative strategies written by top SEO experts in the market. Despite focusing solely on their tools, SEMRush provides actionable strategies for growing companies to dominate search results.

Website: https://www.semrush.com/blog/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SEMrush 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/semrush
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/semrush/ 

Top articles to read at SEMRush Blog

The 80 Most Common E-Commerce Website Mistakes
How To Boost SEO with Question Keywords Optimization
The Complete Guide: How To Identify Intent in Search

Neil Patel

Neil Patel is a prominent figure when it comes to digital marketing. He is someone I look up to. With years of experience in Digital marketing, Neil Patel’s blog publishes top-notch SEO articles. I started following Neil when he started publishing articles on QuickSprout. If you’re looking to learn something out-of-the-box when it comes to SEO, make sure to bookmark Neil Patel.

Website: https://neilpatel.com/blog/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/neilkpatel  
Twitter: https://twitter.com/neilpatel
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/neilkpatel/ 

Top articles to read at Neil Patel

How To Dominate Google in 2019
The 7 Biggest SEO Lessons I Learned From a Google Employee
How To Build Links When No One Will Link To You

 

Ahrefs Blog

I just love Ahrefs Blog. Despite having one of the best tools for SEO, their blog section is fantastic. The in-depth articles published in this blog is priceless. Most of their articles are research backed so there’s nothing to bullshit about. They’ve recently announced that they’ll be focusing on video contents. If you’re looking for result-driven SEO strategies, add Ahrefs blog to your reading list.

Website: https://ahrefs.com/blog/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Ahrefs/  
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ahrefs
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ahrefs/

Top articles to read at Ahrefs Blog

SEO Pricing: How Much Does SEO Cost? [Industry Research]
WordPress SEO: A Practical (and Easy) Guide
8 Free Keyword Research Tools (That Crush Google Keyword Planner)

 

Moz Blog

Moz is one of the pioneers in the SEO industry. Founded by Rand Fishkin. The blog is a great deal. Like SEMRush Blog, Moz Blog publishes articles authored by veteran SEO experts in the industry. The blog is rich in inbound marketing and SEO articles. If you’re just starting off with SEO, make sure to visit Moz Blog.

Website: https://moz.com/blog
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/moz 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/moz
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/moz/

Top articles to read at Moz Blog

Why Local Businesses Will Need Websites More Than Ever in 2019
Page Speed Optimization: Metrics, Tools and How To Improve
7 Search Ranking Factors Analyzed: A Follow-Up Study

 

Search Engine Land

Search Engine Land is the best site to visit for search engine related news. The site was founded by Danny Sullivan and Chris Sherman. If you want to stay updated with search engine algorithm changes, new updates or breaking news,  Search Engine Land should be your first choice.

Website: https://searchengineland.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/searchengineland
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sengineland
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/search-engine-land/ 

Top articles to read at Search Engine Land

DuckDuckGo broke 9 billion searches in 2018, and it’s growing
5 SEO Trends That Will Matter Most in 2019
5 Ways Ignoring SEO Could Affect Your Bottom Line

Backlinko

How can I miss out the blog by Brian Dean? The holy grail of SEO and Link Building. If you’re just starting off and don’t know where to learn SEO with the best guides and resources, Backlinko should be your destination. The strategies and techniques given by Brian are simply amazing. Even for advanced SEO experts, Backlinko is a great blog to refer.

Website: https://backlinko.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Backlinko/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/backlinko
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/backlinko

Top articles to read at Backlinko

Link Building Strategies: The Complete List
SEO Case Study: How I Increased My Organic Traffic 652% in 7 Days
How To Rank #1 in Google (New Step-by-Step Case Study)

Search Engine Watch

Another search engine related news site, Search Engine Watch brings you latest news, analysis and tips to dominate search engines. They cover some crucial news and insights on the search engine industry. For the latest industry news, Search Engine Watch would be a great site to bookmark.

Website: https://searchenginewatch.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sewatch
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sewatch
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/61126/

Top articles to read at Search Engine Watch

14 Ranking Signals You Need to Optimize in 2019
Why SEO and Front-End Developers Are The Perfect Search Marketing Team
How WordPress Errors Can Negatively Affect Your SEO

 

Search Engine Journal

The blog was launched in 2003. One of the pioneers in the search industry along with Moz. SEJ is more of a community site than a blog. At early stages they had in-house writers publishing articles. But now, they publish contributions from industry experts though they still have an in-house content team producing articles as well. The blog focused on producing articles that can be easily adapted and practised by SEO newcomers and experts.

Website: https://www.searchenginejournal.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SearchEngineJournal
Twitter: https://twitter.com/sejournal 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/search-engine-journal

Top articles to read at Search Engine Journal

5 Bad SEO Content Tactics You Should Have Abandoned Already
5 Useful SEO Insights You Can Learn From Google Analytics
Link Building For Small Businesses: 7 Tactics That Really Work

 

SEO Roundtable

The main aim of SEO Roundtable is to publish a report on the interesting forum threads in Search Marketing forums. It is a single source that curates and gathers all the important and interesting threads being discussed on SEM forums. Forums often have great discussions from multiple people. It is a great way to identify interesting things happening in the SEO world. If you’re looking for interesting things, add this site to your reading list.

Website: https://www.seroundtable.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/seoroundtable/

Top articles to read at Search Engine Roundtable

Google Says Disavowing Bad Links May Help Google Algorithmically Trust Your Links
Agency Claims They Are “Google Partner SEO Agency”; Google Calls Them Out
Wikipedia Lost 21% Of Their Traffic After Google Featured Snippets Launch

 

SEO By The Sea

The blog was founded by SEO Expert Bill Slawski. One of my favourite blog as it uncovers the reality behind search marketing and how search engines actually work. Some of the articles published on this site provide a forecast on the changes in the search marketing industry and how we need to be ready to adapt to those changes and come up with the right action plan.

Website: http://www.seobythesea.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bill.slawski
Twitter: https://twitter.com/bill_slawski
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/slawski/

Top articles to read at SEO By The Sea

Five Years of Google Ranking Signals
How Google’s Knowledge Graph Updates Itself by Answering Questions

 

Yoast SEO

Yoast is known for their top SEO plugin that helps sites developed on WordPress to be optimized for search engines. They also offer great tips and strategies for improving search rankings and user experience. If you’re operating your site with WordPress CMS, make sure to read this blog and optimize your site to gain great results.

Website: https://yoast.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/yoast/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/yoast
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/yoast-com

Top articles to read at Yoast

How Site Speed Influences SEO
SEO Basics: What Are Long Tail Keywords?
The Power of The Landing Page in Google Analytics

BrightEdge Blog

BrightEdge is one of the top SEO agency in the UK and recently developed some of the best tools to help businesses with Local SEO. If you’re looking to dominate Local Search make sure to check out the articles and resources published by BrightEdge.

Website: https://www.brightedge.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/seoplatform 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/brightedge
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/brightedge/ 

Top articles to read at BrightEdge Blog

International SEO Best Practices
Baidu: What You Need To Know For SEO Success In China
5 SEO Strategies That Will Make A Difference For 2019

 

Portent

Portent is a full-stack digital marketing agency founded by Ian Lurie. You can learn a lot about SEO in their blog section. Even they have e-books that can add value to your reading.

Website: https://www.portent.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/portentmarketing/  
Twitter: https://twitter.com/portent
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/portent/

Top articles to read at Portent

Content Hub Strategy for SEO
How to: Check Your Site For Spam Links Using Screaming Frog
The 13 Best Tools for Outreach

 

ReliableSoft.net

Reliablesoft started off as a digital marketing service provider. It was founded by veteran digital marketing expert, Alex Chris in 2002. The best part of their blog is that they publish actionable articles. You can apply the step-by-step guides to your SEO campaigns and gain amazing results.

Website: https://www.reliablesoft.net
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ReliablesoftNet 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/reliablesoftnet
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/reliablesoft-net

Top articles to read at Reliablesoft.net

SEO Strategy To Get to 100k Organic Visitors Per Month (With Action Plan)
How To Start A Successful Career in SEO
10 Actionable Tips For SEO Optimized Blog Posts

 

CognitiveSEO Blog

CognitiveSEO is a complete SEO software that helps SEO agencies to perform various SEO tasks. They publish case studies and in-depth blog articles for their readers to consume and apply to their SEO campaigns. Despite being one of the top tools used by SEO experts, their blog section offers the best content in the industry as well.

Website: https://cognitiveseo.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/cognitiveSEO
Twitter: https://twitter.com/@cognitiveSEO
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/cognitiveseo 

Top articles to read at CognitiveSEO Blog

8 Major SEO Mistakes You Might Make in 2019
Keyword Cannibalization Impact On SEO – A Threat or An Opportunity?
Here’s Why Your Business Needs SEO in 2019. 10 Reasons to Invest in SEO

 

GotchSEO

GotchSEO was founded by Nathan Gotch in 2013. As an SEO Expert, Nathan helped many businesses get amazing SEO results. But he stopped providing any services onwards 2019 and focused on providing SEO training for people. The blog section of GotchSEO is a knowledge mine for SEO related topics. If you’re looking for in-depth articles on SEO, add this blog to your reading list.

Website: https://www.gotchseo.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/gotchseo/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nathangotch/

Top articles to read at GotchSEO

7 SEO Predictions for 2019
21 Powerful SEO Resources for 2019

 

Bruce Clay Blog

Bruce Clay Inc was founded by veteran Internet Marketer, Bruce Clay in 2006. One of the prominent SEO agency in the United States. Bruce Clay’s Blog section offers the latest updates on the search marketing industry. Most of their contents are focused towards helping businesses to build awareness over the importance of SEO.

Website: https://www.bruceclay.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BruceClayInc
Twitter: https://twitter.com/BruceClayInc 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/bruce-clay-inc-/

Top articles to read at Bruce Clay’s Blog

 Organic Results Disappear? What To Do In Near Future of SEO
How To Implement AMP (If You Really Must): A Quick-start Guide to Accelerated Mobile Pages
Advanced Search Operators for Bing and Google (Guide and Cheat Sheet)

 

SEER Interactive

Seer Interactive is a digital marketing agency founded by Wil Reynolds in 2002. A result-oriented digital marketing agency that focuses on data analysis and other digital marketing efforts. The best part of their blog is that, it is consistently updated with high quality articles are resources. Moreover, the contents are focused on how to use data to leverage digital marketing initiatives.

Website: https://www.seerinteractive.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SeerInteractive  
Twitter: https://twitter.com/SeerInteractive
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seer-interactive/

Top articles to read at Seer Interactive

Why Optimize For Search Engines? Let’s Optimize For People
The Payoff From Audience Research

 

Lion Zeal

Lion Zeal was founded by Daryl Rosse, a self-taught SEO expert who teaches people how to build SEO agencies. You can learn a lot of things on how to build a successful SEO business. If you’re just looking for SEO related guides to improve your knowledge and apply them to your business, you can find a lot of resources in Lion Zeal’s blog.

Website:  https://lionzeal.com

Top articles to read at Lion Zeal

How To Track Your SEO Campaigns with Spreadsheets
How To Analyze Competitors To Know If You Can Beat Them

 

SEO Hacker

SEO Hacker is one of the famous and prominent SEO brand Philippines. It was founded in 2010 by Sean Si who is also the editor-in-chief for SEO Hacker blog. The blog offers everything you need to know about SEO from scratch. If you’re a beginner, you can start off by reading articles on the SEO fundamentals.

Website:  https://seo-hacker.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/SEOHacker/  
Twitter:  https://twitter.com/seo_hacker
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/seo-hacker/ 

Top articles to read at SEO Hacker

Getting Started with SEO For 2019: Essential Tools
Optimizing Your Videos For SEO in 2019
Crucial SEO and Conversion Metrics You Need to Track in 2019 and Beyond

 

Robbie Richards

Robbie Richards a well-known digital marketing expert in the SEO industry. He focuses on publishing articles that can add value to the readers not only by reading but implementing the strategies included. Some of SEO methods and strategies included in his articles are unique and simply amazing. If you’re serious about SEO, you can learn a lot from Robbie Richard’s blog.

Website: https://www.robbierichards.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/robbierichardsmktg/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/RobbieRichMktg  
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/robbie-richards-00772925/

Top articles to read at Robbie Richards

47 Experts Rank Best SEO Audit Tools for 2018 (with Leaderboards)
50 experts Rank Best Backlink Checkers for 2019 (with Leaderboards)
How to Land Featured Snippets and Tank in “Position #0” (with Examples)

 

BlogRex

BlogRex is an Internet Marketing Blog founded by Ali Haider. Every article published on this blog get’s deep into the subject. It’s hard to find any short articles in this blog as the author wants to give as many details as possible. One of the top SEO focused blog that you should bookmark and read.

Website: https://blogrex.com

Top articles to read at BlogRex

Here is Why Your SEO is Not Working
Keyword Research: The Definitive Guide (2019 Updated)
DoFollow Backlinks: The Definitive Guide to Create Backlinks

Kaiserthesage

Kiserthesage is a blog founded by Jason Acidre, a digital marketing consultant based in Manila. He started the blog to keep track of the online marketing experiments he was conducting and later on became one of the top SEO blogs globally. Whether you’re looking for SEO strategies, Link Building strategies or even content strategies, you can find tons of resources on this blog.

Website: https://kaiserthesage.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Kaiserthesage/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/jasonacidre  
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jason-acidre-16168829/

Top articles to read at Kaiserthesage

How To SEO New Websites
Free Backlinks For SEO and Traffic (2018 Edition)
The Definitive Guide To Enterprise Link Building

 

Alejandro Rioja

Alejandro Rioja is a digital marketer and founded Flux Ventures LLC in 2015. A self-taught digital marketer who blogs about digital marketing and primarily focuses on SEO. Like other expert bloggers, he gets deep into every article he writes. The articles published on the blog are catered to both beginners and advanced marketers.

Website: https://alejandrorioja.com/ 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/riojaalejandro
Twitter: https://twitter.com/riojaalejandro
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alerioja/

Top articles to read at Alejandro Rioja

Boost your Alexa Rank Quickly in 2019 (Best Tricks to Improve Ranking)
Top 3 Link Building Techniques to Steer Clear of Google’s Animals

Matthew Woodward

This blog is one of my favourites. I’ve been following and reading this blog since 2012. Matthew Woodward is a multiple award-winning digital marketing blogger. Every single content he publishes on his blog will somehow add value to your marketing efforts. If you’re a fan of step-by-step guides, add Matthew Woodward blog to your reading list.

Website: https://www.matthewwoodward.co.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MatthewWoodward.co.uk  
Twitter: https://twitter.com/MattWoodwardUK 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/matthewwoodward

Top articles to read at Matthew Woodward

SEO Case Study: How 14x Search Traffic in 8x Months
How To Steal Your Link Building Strategy
The Ultimate Guide to E-commerce SEO

 

Hobo Web

Hobo was founded by Shaun Anderson in 2007. The site offers long-form articles on every aspect of SEO. I’ve never seen any articles published on the site to be less than 2,000 words. They just cover all the important details of the topic they write about. If you have the time to read and apply that knowledge to your site, this site is for you.

Website: https://www.hobo-web.co.uk 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Hobo-Web-UK-SEO-Services-10150130439560106/ 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/hobo_web 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shaunanderson1973/

Top articles to read at Hobo Web

Link Building: How To Build Links To Your Website in 2019
SEO Tutorial For Beginners in 2019
Internal Link Building: How To Optimise A Website Using Internal Links

 

Single Grain

Single Grain is a digital marketing agency bought by Eric Sui for only $2 when the company was failing. Upon purchase, he changed the site and brought it to the next level by providing visitors with the best contents. Although the blog section focuses on digital marketing as a whole, there are amazing articles on SEO you should not miss out.

Website: https://www.singlegrain.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/singlegrain 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/singlegrain
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/single-grain-llc/

Top articles to read at Single Grain

Getting Started with SEO: A Guide for Small Business
How To Get More Search Traffic in 20 days (Without Paying For It)
Overlooked SEO: Optimizing Images and Video For Search

 

NavenPillai.com 

How can I miss out my own blog, NavenPillai.com? Well, my blog is not one of the best compared to the ones I’ve listed above, still, I’m writing high quality contents for my visitors to gain digital marketing knowledge. I’m looking forward to growing this blog with top-notch articles.

Website: https://navenpillai.com/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/navenpillai 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/navenpillai
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/navenpillai/ 

Top articles to read at Navenpillai.com

Guide To Google My Business [2019 Edition]
The 2019 SEO Checklist For Small Business
Technical SEO Guide For Malaysian Business

There are many more SEO blogs out there.

I might have missed it out are not aware of it.

If there are any SEO blog that you think deserve to be on the list, please share it by commenting below or email me at [email protected]

Naven Pillai

An experienced digital marketing strategist with 8+ years of experience. Helped various small and medium businesses to generate massive traffic from digital marketing channels. In addition to digital marketing consulting work, Naven owns multiple authority sites that generates passive income.

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