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Building Findable Web Sites: Web Standards SEO and Beyond

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This is not another SEO book written for marketing professionals.  Between these covers you’ll find practical advice and examples for people who build websites aiming to reach their target audience. Each chapter will introduce you to best practices and fresh perspectives on how to accomplish these simple, yet indispensable goals:
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Kindle Edition, 249 pages
Published (first published 2008)
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Aarron
Oct 15, 2008 Aarron rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I wrote the book, so of course it's on my bookshelf.
Jennifer
Apr 18, 2008 Jennifer rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: desigers, those seeking practical advice not magic bullets
Recommended to Jennifer by: A List Apart
Shelves: non-fiction, design
Informative, engaging and very well written. It made me feel way more informed about seo and excited to try out some of the advised approaches.
Matthew Edward
Nov 08, 2010 Matthew Edward rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Matthew by: I saw it sitting on the shelf at Chapters
Shelves: i-own
A comprehensive look at search-friendly practices with a good dose of how web standards and accessibility can affect rankings and user experience.

I'm familiar with most of the material covered in this book; however, a few additional tidbits of less commonly addressed subject matter made it worth grabbing.

I'd recommend this book to search marketers that want to shed some light on the front-end development side of SEO. Web publishers will learn the benefits of manually coded, semantically rich, W
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Matty Pants
Nov 08, 2010 Matty Pants rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Matty by: I saw it sitting on the shelf at Chapters
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A comprehensive look at search-friendly practices with a good dose of how web standards and accessibility can affect rankings and user experience.

I'm familiar with most of the material covered in this book; however, a few additional tidbits of less commonly addressed subject matter made it worth grabbing.

I'd recommend this book to search marketers that want to shed some light on the front-end development side of SEO. Web publishers will learn the benefits of manually coded, semantically rich, W
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Dave Emmett
Sep 17, 2010 Dave Emmett rated it really liked it
Recommended to Dave by: Jeffrey Zeldman
This book covers a staggering array of topics around helping people find, use, and return to your website. I'm generally pretty cynical about SEO, but this book starts from the correct perspective - you have to have great content that people will want to find. It then builds on that concept by providing tips on everything from creating search engine (and user) friendly urls, to minifying your css to slightly reduce load times, to setting up email newsletters to keep sending content out to your u ...more
Zachary Lang
Aug 03, 2008 Zachary Lang rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: web designers, bloggers, anyone interested in making the web more accessible
Shelves: web-design
I found the Building Findable Web Sites: Web Standards SEO and Beyond extremely informative and helpful. I find myself regularly opening it up again as a reference book. It is well-written, contains great code examples, and is easy enough to follow along with.


Disclosure: I have taken several classes with Aarron Walter as my professor at the Art Institute of Atlanta.
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