Two Good SEO Articles

Kyle James, founder of doteduguru, analytics guru and consultant for HubSpot, made two really good posts the last few weeks about search engine optimization (SEO). His two articles deal with on-page SEO (the way to optimize the pages themselves for search engines) and off-page SEO (the way to optimize other parts of your site to direct people to the pages you want optimized).

A Good SEO Utility

Website GraderOne of my colleagues sent me a link the other day to Web Site Grader, and asked me to check it out. I popped on over to the site and entered a few URLs to sites that I work on. I was pleasantly surprised to see how in-depth and accurate the analysis provided appears to be.

The utility is an SEO analyzer that rates your site in comparison to all of the other sites that have been analyzed using the tool. It offers quite a few interesting options, including the ability to compare your site to specific competitors, the ability to grade your site on specific keywords, etc.