Rainers SEO Guide - The very best posts on SEO by ACTIVE RAIN - SEO from A-Z!!

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As some of you may know i have been working on building up a library of the very best SEO posts right here on Active Rain. Thank you VERY much to EVERYONE who contributed and especially Mark Pilatowski for contributing to this cause.

When i get the time, i will be asking each and everyone of the authors of the Rainers SEO guide permission to put their article in a FREE down-loadable SEO e-book so that anyone here on active rain can easily print out all the information and sit and read the VERY BEST posts produced right here in the rain!!!

  • Quick Tips Posts
  • Debunking Common Myths
  • Posts on Writing for Search Engines
  • Posts on Directories and Communities
  • Posts on Search Engines
  • Posts on Link Building
  • Posts on Monitoring Results
  • Posts on Pay - Per Click
  • MY Favourite SEO book

Quick Tips Posts

Michael Thomas

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/121973/Real-Estate-Websites-SEO

Agent Web Design

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/39618/Web-Site-Age-SEO

Karen George

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/64805/Top-SEO-Tips-The

David Serle

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/107367/SEO-Tips-Title-Tags

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/108315/Some-More-SEO-tips

Stacey Voguel

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/43536/Search-Engine-Optimization-Tips

Jeff Fulgham

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/108674/Jeff-s-SEO-Site

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/110305/Jeff-s-Seo-Site

Jennifer Giraldi

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/34402/Want-to-increase-your

Brandon Cornett

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/35124/Use-Blog-Directories-Internet

Lenn Harley

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/TIPS-TO-GET-GOOGLE-TO-CRAWL-A-SITE?11533

 

Debunking Common Myths

 

Mary McKnight

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/MYTH-RSS-feeds-on-your-site-are-SEO-poison?13814

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/22952/SEO-MYTH-meta-tags

Rob Parker

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/28414/Meta-Descriptions-Are-they

Richard Clafton

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/73358/SEO-A-Simple-DIY

Omar Palencia

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/82848/Top-7-Real-Estate

Tim O'keefe

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/94571/Real-Estate-blogs-truth

Rick Bunzel

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/120458/3-Myths-that-Web

Advanced Access - This one may have been true in the past but since Wikipedia has changed all of the external links to no-follow they are no longer helpful in terms of SEO. The overall premise about trusted sites is right but Wikipedia does not pass link juice anymore.

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/17652/Trusted-Links-from-Wikipedia


Brad Carroll

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/109239/Stop-Saying-SEO-is


Jay & Francy Thompson

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/TOP-RANKING-ON-GOOGLE-GUARANTEED-?4677

Mary McKnight

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/17684/Myth-High-percentage-of

Posts on Writing for Search Engines

 

Lonn Dugan

http://activerain.com/blogsview/70017/7-Days-7-Secrets

Agent Web Design

http://activerain.com/blogsview/40665/Writing-Great-SEO-Content

Kelli Fronabarger- REALTOR ® Bend, Oregon

http://activerain.com/blogsview/77153/Active-Rain-Profile-Page

Christian Dufresne

http://activerain.com/blogsview/118109/Writing-For-The-Web

 

Posts on Directories and Communities

Mary McKnight

http://activerain.com/blogsview/Get-noticed-on-Google-with-free-directory-marketing?13630

Brandon Cornett

http://activerain.com/blogsview/35124/Use-Blog-Directories-Internet

Mark Hetrick

http://activerain.com/blogsview/63899/Listing-on-Real-Estate

David Serle

http://activerain.com/blogsview/108315/Some-More-SEO-tips

 

Posts on Search Engines

SEO Beginnings: How can I create a Google-friendly site? - Elizabeth & Justin Thayer
http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/64232/SEO-Beginnings-How-can


A peak inside Google - Fred Light
http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/115051/A-peak-inside-Google


Yahoo Local - Jacqulyn Richey
http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/Yahoo-Local?6877


Ranking The Search Engines: March 2007 - jason todd
http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/83381/Ranking-The-Search-Engines

Elizabeth & Justin Thayer

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/64949/SEO-BEGINNINGS-Will-Your

Martin Lukac

http://activerain.com/blogsview/46772/The-Search-Engine-and

 

Posts on Link Building

 

Mark Pilatowski

http://activerain.com/blogsview/79101/Search-Marketing-in-2

http://activerain.com/blogsview/82032/Search-Marketing-in-2

Mary McKnight

http://activerain.com/blogsview/15195/Ultimate-guide-to-building

Rob Parker

http://activerain.com/blogsview/84615/Link-Building-Play-the

Brandon Cornett

http://activerain.com/blogsview/56913/-Get-Links-Internet

After seeing very few posts with "Just The Facts" on link building, i wrote the following:

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/142451/The-ideal-link-13

 

Posts on Monitoring Results

 

Mary McKnight

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/17181/Blog-Marketing-1-1

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/15738/What-to-expect-from

Brandon Cornett

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/129919/Know-Your-Web-Analytics

Michael Stankart

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/70946/Website-Usabilty-And-Analytics

Morgan Carey

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/62403/Using-Google-Analytics-to

Tizca Major-Posner

http://activerain.com/blogsview/102756/You-Show-Me-Yours

 

Posts on Pay - Per Click

 

Karen George

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/75839/Hot-Leads-Calling-You

David Serle

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/116544/How-to-Make-Your

Justin Smith

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/-Do-you-Pay-for-Search-Engine-Positioning-?9252

Jamie Howell

http://activerain.com/action/blogsview/62855/Pay-Per-Click-Good

 

My favourite SEO Book:

 

There are many books on SEO out in the market today, but one i would swear my life on and has produced very good results for me is:

 

 


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Comments (24)

Real Estate Flyers
Guru Real Estate Flyers - Toronto, ON

hahahah thanks Tracy!!!

I Have the same problem too :( - thats an excellent idea for a product by the way :) a screen for laptops while your at the pool ehehhehehe 

Aug 31, 2007 03:47 PM
Joan Mirantz
Homequest Real Estate - Concord, NH
Realtor, GRI, CBR, SRES - Concord New Hampshire
WOW bruno..so much work....deserves a five! You really put a lot of time into this. Thank You!
Aug 31, 2007 03:48 PM
Real Estate Flyers
Guru Real Estate Flyers - Toronto, ON

Thanks Joan!

Oh btw thanks for noticing i hadn't posted for a while :) Its a nice feeling :) 

Aug 31, 2007 03:52 PM
Jack Haydon
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater Beach, FL
Clearwater Beach Condos - Real Estate Homes for Sale
Cyndee told me I had to come check out your post - looks like lots of good info - thanks for putting it together.
Aug 31, 2007 04:52 PM
Real Estate Flyers
Guru Real Estate Flyers - Toronto, ON

Thank's Jack,

Quite a bit of work involved in this one.

Aug 31, 2007 04:59 PM
All-Real Estate Affordable Real Estate Classifieds
AllReal-Estate.com - Real Estate Classifieds - Holts Summit, MO
wow looks like you took some time for this one, I have bookmarked this and plan on looking at it over the next few days
Aug 31, 2007 05:48 PM
Darrel Quebedeaux
Evergreen Realty & Associates Inc. - Newport Coast, CA
Looks like I have some reading to do.  Thanks for the tip.
Aug 31, 2007 08:54 PM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
Thanks for the great list.I have bookmarked it and will use some of the tips.
Aug 31, 2007 11:02 PM
Brian Block
RE/MAX Allegiance, Managing Broker/Branch Vice President - McLean, VA
Northern Virginia & D.C. Real Estate
Bruno, great compilation of SEO information.  I won't be reading those this holiday weekend but have bookmarked for reading later.
Aug 31, 2007 11:41 PM
Real Estate Flyers
Guru Real Estate Flyers - Toronto, ON

Hi Gita,

Thanks for the mention in your 50k post! :)!!!

Sep 01, 2007 01:15 AM
Bill Gassett
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Hopkinton, MA
Metrowest Massachusetts Real Estate
Bruno - Thanks for collecting these. I will be taking the time over the next week to read the ones I have not read.
Sep 01, 2007 03:02 AM
Armando Rodriguez
QUEST REALTY SERVICES - Orlando, FL
Orlando Homes 4 Sale, Real Estate Broker-GRI

Thanks for compiling this very informative info...

We can always learn something new!

Sep 01, 2007 03:05 AM
Real Estate Flyers
Guru Real Estate Flyers - Toronto, ON

Im thinking of doing a review of the list every 2 months - theres just so many posts on SEO coming up everyday!!!

 

Sep 01, 2007 04:39 AM
Cyndee Haydon
Charles Rutenberg Realty - Clearwater, FL
727-710-8035 Clearwater, Beach Short Sales Luxury Condos &Homes
Bruno - a post periodically would be very helpful - great idea!!
Sep 01, 2007 04:41 AM
John Occhi
Excellence in Real Estate Tm @ Allison James Estates & Homes - San Jacinto, CA
ePRO, Five Star Certified, Riverside Cnty REO Expert, 951.443.6259
This is an incredible resource - thank you for compiling it.  If anyone were to read each of these posts and take action, they would fill an entire month - there is so much knowledge here.  Thanks again.
Sep 01, 2007 01:10 PM
Real Estate Flyers
Guru Real Estate Flyers - Toronto, ON

Hi John, 

Indeed, it does take some time -

If anyone can come up with any chapters that are missing and would be a good addition please dont hesitate to mention.

 

 

Sep 01, 2007 01:36 PM
Laura Vestanen
Bellingham, WA
My book "Notary Marketing 2019" is on Amazon.com

Hi, Bruno

You are a saint for posting this list and taking on the big task of an AR SEO ebook.

Kudos to you!

Sep 01, 2007 02:45 PM
Real Estate Flyers
Guru Real Estate Flyers - Toronto, ON

:)

Thanks Laura. Just got your e-mail too. Ill check out the link you showed my in the review :).

 

Sep 01, 2007 04:23 PM
Michael Eisenberg
eXp Realty - Bellingham, WA
Bellingham Real Estate Guy
Like the rest here I wouold like to  thank you for the effort you put into this post on an impoportant topic.
Sep 02, 2007 02:25 PM
Yvonne Beal
Realty World Carolina Properties/NC Fine Living - Chapel Hill, NC
Chatham County Real Estate Expert
Bruno, I'm bookmarking this list, what a great compilation.  Thanks! 
Sep 06, 2007 12:01 PM

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