11 Best SEO Blogs to learn SEO

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If you want to learn about SEO, you’ll have to read and practice- A LOT!! 

Not just learn it once, but you’ll have to keep learning and stay up to date with all the latest developments in the constantly evolving world of SEO.  

The best thing is that you will find an abundance of resources on the Internet that will teach you all you need to know about SEO- including blogs, ebooks, tutorials and more. However, as the Internet is free, there are few self-proclaimed SEO experts as well who’s advice we don’t want to listen. 

That’s exactly why, in this article, I have compiled a list of the best places to learn SEO, so that you don’t end up hurting your SEO.

Here are the 11 best blogs and resources to learn about SEO.


Launched in the year 2010, Brian Dean’s Backlinko has grown rapidly over the past few years, making him the web’s leading expert on SEO and link building.

He leverages his tremendous SEO knowledge and creates some of the most in-depth and knowledgeable resources for his readers.

All his blogs as well as case studies are filled with actionable tips that help his users even further. With no surprises, his website currently receives a whopping  100,000+ visitors a month! That number is incredible considering the competitiveness of the SEO industry.

I admire him a lot.

Neil Patel

If you know anything about the world of SEO, there are high chances that you have read something by Neil Patel. He is considered to be one of the most successful SEO experts in the world and is present everywhere.

Neil and his team regularly post a plethora of useful blogs, videos and regularly host SEO webinars as well. He doesn’t just cover the topics of SEO but everything under the marketing umbrella, which is exactly what makes him The Expert of the industry.

As of writing this post, his blog receives a massive fan following of multi-millions visitors a month. I personally, love his humorous yet informative content and have learned a lot about SEO from his blogs.

I watch his videos regularly.


Ahrefs is another big name in the SEO industry. They provide a great SEO tool which helps you improve your SERP ranking. Similar to Backlinko, Ahref’s approach to blogging is also quality over quantity.

They post blogs, case studies, and guides with in-depth research and accurate data that help their readers take actionable learnings right away. While learning about SEO and online marketing, keep a watchful eye out for the Ahrefs blogs, they are a fun read. 

Search Engine Journal

Search Engine Journal covers a little more ground than just SEO, they also publish regular content about social media, paid marketing and more. However, SEO still their main niche. Especially their History of Google algorithm updates is a must-read for anybody wanted to join the SEO world. 

They publish a lot of content and the frequency can go up to 4-5 blogs a day which allows them to cater content to SEO beginners as well as veterans looking for new updates.

Google Webmaster Central Blog

Who would know SEO better than the God of search engines itself? Known as the “officials news for crawling and indexing,” the Google Webmaster Central blog gives direct updates from Google to the search engine marketers. They post regular updates that give insights about the upcoming features added to organic search results, tips to follow Google’s Webmaster Guidelines and more. 

Search Engine Land

Founded by Danny Sullivan, Search Engine Land blog is one of the best blogs to learn about SEO- owing to their in-depth news and explanation of the search marketing industry. Along with their excellent team, you’ll often find various SEO experts guest blogging on the SEL blog as well. 

Similar to the Search Engine Journal, Search Engine Land also publishes a lot of educational content that helps their readers stay up to date with the latest happenings in the SEO industry. 

The Moz Blog

The Moz blog is the reigning champion when it comes to all things SEO. Their blogs are typically published 4-5 times a week and cover topics about SEO, social media and content marketing as well. 

If you don’t know the basics of SEO, their “Beginners Guide to SEO” is an invaluable resource along with their Whiteboard Friday videos where one of their SEO experts will explain an important topic from the complicated world of search marketing. 

Search Engine Roundtable

Search Engine Roundtable is yet another well-known source for getting the latest news about search engine marketing. They publish content 4-5 times a day and their posts are usually short. However, the content is worth the read, as it is mostly announcements and updates from search engine giants like Google and Bing and these updates can influence your SEO strategy. 

SEMrush Blog

Well, SEMRush offers one of the most popular Keyword Research tools to businesses that help improve their SEO, so it makes sense that they would also offer a kick-ass blog series that focuses on the same. They roughly publish one blog a day, the topics of which range from how to SEO, what not to do, trade secrets to improve search rankings and more. 

Matthew Woodward

Over the years, Matthew Woodward has been on the receiving end of a lot of attention from the world of Internet marketing. He earned a lot of money and an award from his famous blog where shares his experience and knowledge about SEO in the form of high-quality blogs, tutorials and case studies for free.

Viken Patel

Congratulations! You’re already familiar with this one as you’re already here! (Don’t worry, I am not going to go on a self-boasting rant). 

For those who don’t know me, I am Viken Patel. I typically write a 2-4 detailed post per month with topics ranging from everything SEO to Blogging, Content Marketing and more. Understanding the importance of quality over quantity, I write extensive, blogs and guides that are helpful for beginners and veterans alike. 

You can refer my SEO Learning Hub to get started with SEO.

There you have it! 

The top 11 SEO blogs to follow for learning more about SEO and staying current with the latest happenings. Subscribe to their blogs and follow them on social media to ensure you don’t miss out on any piece of quality content. 

Let me know in the comments, which SEO blogs would you love to follow? Or if I missed out on any other great SEO blogs.

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