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Search Engine Optimization for Dummies

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Why do some sites pop to the top when you search? How do you make yours one of them? You create sites that make search engines happy — that’s what search engine optimization is all about. Search Engine Optimization For Dummies has been the leading resource on how to make that happen, and this third edition is completely updated to cover the newest changes, standards, tips, ...more
Paperback, Second Edition, 408 pages
Published May 8th 2006 by For Dummies (first published April 14th 2004)
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Reza Mardani
Oct 28, 2015 Reza Mardani rated it liked it
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Jan 03, 2013 Isabella rated it it was amazing
Great book!!! I have this as an ebook if anyone wants it. I will send it to you, you will save alot of money. ontact me at
Brandon Anderson
Feb 25, 2017 Brandon Anderson rated it it was ok
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Mar 28, 2011 Will rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The successful “… for dummies” series of books is known the world over for the diversity of titles provided. Their recognisable covers provide reassurance and familiarity in a world of books that can seem a little daunting to the nervous.

“Search Engine Optimisation for Dummies” by Peter Kent is no exception to the rule. Recently updated into a 4th edition for 2011, the book splits the task of SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) up into 23 chapters of detailed information. This allows the reader to
Jul 19, 2016 Fahim rated it it was amazing
If you really suck at Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and don't even know what this title is about, please do yourself a favor, get a copy of this book, stop reading my comment and start reading this book.

Well, if you are still reading this second paragraph of my comment, then you really would like to know what this book is about. Ok, then let me put it in a few simple words for you.

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a profession and a set of fabulous skills that will help you improve your w
Aug 15, 2010 Nicola rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I recently tried to explain SEO to my sister by saying that Google was like a librarian that talks to a lot of people about what they're looking for. Not the greatest analogy, and I think Peter Kent makes a better job of simplifying SEO in this book.

Although aimed at n00bs, I think you could launch a pretty decent SEO campaign just based on Kent's advice. Nicely laid out, it's easy to skim-read, but there's interesting additional information if you're prepared to put more time into reading it. K
Dave R
Mar 31, 2008 Dave R rated it it was amazing
If you are looking to learn Search Engine Optimization from the ground up this is the book for you. Complete with images and BIG text for those like me with an attention span not worth bragging about. Great book. Check out a website i created with the SEO tips i learned in the book -

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Christine Jolley
Oct 11, 2011 Christine Jolley rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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As a small business with a lot of competition....this book was an incredible godsend. very simple to understand.....have been implementing tactics for the last few weeks and my rank has jumped tremendously. thank You MrKent!
Jun 26, 2007 Laura rated it it was amazing
I tend not to read too many books about technology but this one was really good for centralizing all of the links I need and telling me why I need them. Each section is short and to the point. Useful for working on projects in a short amount of time. Good reference book to keep around.
Apr 13, 2014 Mark rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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A good overview of key concepts, and likely to remain a good reference even as the particulars become dated.
Ronald Barba
May 31, 2013 Ronald Barba rated it really liked it
A good little refresher on SEO strategies.
Athena Chang
Nov 07, 2012 Athena Chang rated it liked it
Overall, it gives a thorough introduction to SEO. However, a lot of the links and resources in the book is totally outdated. You cannot find those websites anymore.
Sep 22, 2013 Trevor928736 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Peter kent is very knowledgable on Seo and a straight shooter. No snake oil
Tamim Salem
Nov 28, 2012 Tamim Salem rated it really liked it
Quite Informative, easy read.
Mar 03, 2012 Julie rated it really liked it
This is a great book about SEO! I like the format and it will be an easy book to reference in the future.
Osamuyi Okpame
Jun 04, 2015 Osamuyi Okpame rated it it was amazing
great book and wonderful tips you can pick up from it, no matter how tech savvy you think you might be.
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