The 10 Best SEO Books You Should Read!

Search engine optimization plays a pivotal role while making your digital presence on the internet. It is the process of improving the online visibility of your website with natural, organic or paid campaigns. Your website visitors can be potentially get converted into your actual customers.

Whether you are a beginner in this field or you have a basic understanding of SEO; below is a list of books that are loaded with meaningful insights, SEO hacks, and techniques to level up in your SEO career.

1.    SEO 2019 Learn Search Engine Optimization With Smart Internet Marketing Strategies

This is one the latest book in the market by the author – Adam Clarke; a Google certified professional. Google is continually evolving and so are search engine optimization strategies also. This book contains some amazing advanced tools and strategies for SEO.

It will also give you an idea about new techniques, steps, tips and tricks to rank high in Google, attracting customers using SEO and effective SEO marketing strategy. In short, an excellent book for beginners.

2.    The Art Of SEO: Mastering Search Engine Optimization

This is one of the must-have books for every digital marketer. The art of SEO was written by Eric Enge, Stephan Spencer, and Jessie C Stricchiola.  This book is suitable for both beginners as well as professionals in SEO. This book covers the history of SEO, how to evaluate the content, what is search engine see-through spider content, SEO planning, stages of SEO implementation, keyword research, SEO friendly website development, algorithm factors like – panda, penguin and search engine penalties.  

3.    Search Engine Optimization All-in-One for Dummies

This book was written by Bruce Clay, who is working in this SEO field before Google comes into the picture. He is a top expert in the SEO field. This book is helpful for a beginner as well as a non-technical person as well.  This book discusses linking strategy, keyword strategy, content, web design, programming, and SEO friendly site. Here, you will also learn technical methods about search engine optimization. All basics and strategies are explained in this book by Bruce Clay.

4.    SEO 101: Learn the Basics of Search Engine Optimization

It is the latest guide for SEO beginners as well as experts. It is an exhaustive compendium of useful information from various expert authors in this industry. There are multiple topics covered in the book, such as:

  • Why links are important to SEO
  • A brief history of search engine optimization – 20 years of SEO
  • SEO myths
  • Top SEO experts to follow
  • SEO glossary, tools, and many other concepts

Loren Baker, Danny Goodwin, Anna Crowe, Dave Davies, Stoney deGeyter, Tylor Hermanson, Ryan Jones are some famous authors of this book.

5.    SEO Step-by-Step

The SEO step by step book was written by Caiman Jones. It is a beginner’s guide for search engine optimization. This book is a bestseller book in the Amazons’ bestseller list. With the help of this book, you can brush up your SEO knowledge and skills. It covers everything you need for learning SEO with tools and techniques.

6.    The Link Building Book

Paddy Moogan is the author of this book. He is a well-known link building expert. This book covers the basics of link building, history of link building and execution of link building campaigns. After reading this book, you will be able to learn a variety of techniques for link building and implementation.

7.    Marketing in the Age of Google: Your Online Strategy IS Your Business Strategy Revised and Updated

Penned by Vanessa Fox, the book is one of the advanced books in the market for SEO and one of the bestselling books on Amazon’s list. This book covers what search ranking is, it’s importance, search strategies, data, internet marketing and integrating SEO. This book talks about the latest changes in Google, Bing, and other search engines.

8.    SEO Secrets 2019

Philip Rusell’s SEO Secrets 20019 is an ultimate guide for nailing the art of SEO. It covers proven strategies, tips, and tricks, guidelines, explanations for fast optimization of your website.  You will be able to learn SEO jargons and its definitions, free tools available for ranking, elements of effective websites, writing meta title and description, link building strategies and many more concepts.  

9.    The Comic Guide to SEO

This is one of the 5-star rating books on Amazon, written by Amit Bhavnani.  It is a good SEO book with a comical approach to teaching. This book contains 55 pages that hilariously cover interesting facts about SEO. If you want to study SEO with a comic touch, then this is a must-have book.

10.    SEO King: How I Built My Blogging Empire

Jason Blair wrote this book, which is nothing but an inspirational story of Jason. A journey from a small budget blogger to becoming one of the successful and reputed bloggers in the industry.

11.    SEO 2019 actionable, Hand-on SEO

Dr. Andy Williams is the author of this book. This book is an ultimate guide for learning the latest safe and working SEO strategies. With the help of this book, you can build your website without the risk of the Google penalty. This book covers significant Google changes and its effect on SEO, tips on creating quality content for SEO, white-hat high-quality backlinks, a complete SEO audit to check common problems associated with SEO and many more.

All the above books are the best books in the market with good reviews and ratings and are identified as the favorite books of SEO experts and professionals. They can help you to gain the latest market trends. On the cost side, few books are available with minimal cost or free. Happy reading!!!!

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