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Search Engine Optimization for Dummies

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The handy guide for getting your site to jump to the top, now updated with the latest tips and tricks! A clear understanding of search engine optimization (SEO) is essential if you want your Web site to appear high in search results. This straightforward-but-fun guide provides you with a clear understanding of how you can use SEO as a key strategy for online marketing. Aft ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published November 2nd 2010 by For Dummies (first published April 14th 2004)
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Reza Mardani
کتاب خوبی بود، ولی پیشنهاد من دانلود فیلم های آموزشی سایت لینداست، هم کارتون رو راه میندازه هم وقت کمتری میگیره ازتون، البته خب اینقدر عمقی و پایه ای درک نمی کنید مطلب رو
Jan 03, 2013 Isabella rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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
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  ·  review of another edition
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  ·  review of another edition
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
Feb 12, 2012 Christine Jolley rated it really liked it
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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  ·  review of another edition
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 21, 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.
Athena Chang
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.
May 03, 2012 Julie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a great book about SEO! I like the format and it will be an easy book to reference in the future.
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Jun 07, 2015 Osamuyi Okpame rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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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