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SEO Newsletters, Forums, Conferences

List of SEO Newsletters we love. Forums & Conferences we tune into, attend, etc.

Here’s our current short-list of spot-on SEO Newsletters, forums, conferences and associations known for unbiased research and expert advice.


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SearchEngineNews, published monthly, is headed by Stephen Mahaney (the guy who got me started on SEO). If you’re just getting started or consider yourself at an intermediate level, this is one of the best publications on Search Engine Marketing. Plus, Steph is just an all-around great guy. Membership is just $12/month with a 30-day trial subscription of $1.


Search Engine Journal “SEJ” helps companies improve their interactive marketing, and helps marketers to succeed in a challenging career. Launched in 2003, SEJ is unique in its community-based approach to search marketing. Virtually all of our content comes from the real experts: in-house and independent Internet marketers themselves.  Subscription is free.



Run by Brett Tabke, this is a no-nonsense (“spin-free”) membership site for the web site administrator community. As they say, “Running a website takes a great deal of knowledge. The design, coding, maintenance, promotion, marketing, and management of a website is almost an impossible task for one person alone without extensive training. We are here as a forum for the members to share and gain knowledge in operating and promoting a website. Think of us as part of your extended site development and process team.” Six-month membership: $89


Search Engine Land is a must-read hub for news and information about search engine marketing, SEO, PPC, and how search engines work such as Google, Yahoo and Microsoft's Bing.


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The LinkedIn home for Search Engine Land readers on LinkedIn.



Pubcon is the oldest and biggest Search and Social Media conference, attracting speakers and attendees from around the globe. The Pubcon conferences provide an in-depth look at the future of technology presented by hundreds of international experts speaking on hundreds of educational panel sessions about search and social media.


Search Marketing Expo - SMX - is the global search engine marketing conference series from Third Door Media, the company behind the Search Engine Land and Marketing Land news sites, and the Search Marketing Now webcast series.

SMX is programmed by the sharpest minds in search marketing. Together, Search Engine Land editor-in-chief Danny Sullivan and executive editor Chris Sherman have covered the topics, interviewed the luminaries and educated a generation of search marketers.



SEMPO is the largest nonprofit trade organization in the world serving the search and digital marketing industry and marketing professionals engaged in it. Activities center on Education, Networking, and Research, including professional webinar series, 101 webinar series, and quarterly education programs. Local groups provide opportunities to network throughout the world.