Tom Mix Laso

SEO Guide & Online Marketing Tips From The Best

If you build it, they won't come. Below is over 10 years worth of information and links I have collected on SEO that has really helped me with various clients and projects. Bookmark this page if it helped you. Some great quotes:

"Essentially, your user engagement metrics must validate your rankings." - link

"Time + Trust = High Quality Indications for relevance" - link

"You can't cry about your rankings when you didn't deserve them in the first place, and honestly you never deserve rankings. You earn rankings, and often lose them. It's part of the love, joy, and pain that is SEO." - link

Search Engine Directories To Submit To
* Ranked by order

Search Engine    Cost   Page Rank
Open Directory (DMOZ)    Free   8
Yahoo Directory   $299/year   6/7   $199/year   7
Best of the Web   $199/life   7
Joe Ant   $40/life   6
Uncover The Net   $159/life   6
Sevenseek   $50/life   6
Go Guides   $40/life   5
Wow Directory   $40/life   5
Skaffe   $45/life   5
Gimpsy   $40/life   5
Web Beacon   $40/life   4

SEO Tools

12,187,170 Keyword Discovery Tools
Great list of keyword discovery tools. Uber Suggest, Word Stream, Keyword Spy, SpyFu, Bing and last but not least the Google Adwords Keyword Tool

The SEO Topical Content Relevancy Score / Tool to Increase Thematic Relevance for your sites SEO.

Robots.txt Validator
Make sure your Robots.txt file is all pimped out.

Neat-O-Backlink Tool
A cool free tool that lets you check the number of backlinks to your website as well as the anchor text used.

On Page Optimization Report Cart
A great tool to evaluate an individual pages SEO grade as determined by SEO MOZ or "Moz". The tool grades 36 separate on-page SEO elements, gives you a report and suggestions on how to fix each element.

SEM Rush
Service for competitors research, shows organic and Ads keywords for any site or domain