Search Engine Optimization articles
Search Engine Optimization Pricing – This is an article that details the SEO pricing model for SEOMoz, a premiere SEO company in Seattle. This will give you a good idea if you are paying too much or too little. However, it will still be up to you to decide if you are getting what you are paying for.
A Complete Glossary of Essential SEO Jargon – Simple enough. This is one you should permanently bookmark. Learn how to talk the talk, so you sound like you know what you are talking about. There are about 130 Search Engine Optimization terms for you to learn.
Web Analytics articles
Google Analytics Artistes – This article outlines a great 6 week online Google Analytics training course offered up by ROI Revolution, and Google Analytics Authorized Consultant.
Google is not moving – Some statistics on the volume of searches. Looks like Google is widening the gap between itself and the other top search engines – Yahoo, MSN, and AOL.
Top Ten Web Analytics Blogs: July 2007 – Every year, Avinash Kaushik evaluates the universe of Web Analytics blogs, and ranks them according to their FeedBurner and Technorati subscribers. He has listed the Top 10 Web Analytics Blogs, and listed his personal top three. Definitely add these to your RSS reader.
The Problem with Free Analytics – July 2007 – There were a series of articles this week discussing the Fee vs. Free study, and the attitudes of Web Analytics:
The general argument is that if you standardize on free tools, you are under-investing in Web Analytics. The results draw a correlation between the amount of money spent on web analytics tools, and money spent on anything else you will need to make your sites (or your business) successful. These articles make point and counterpoint, and make for some good reading.