WordCamp Detroit 2012 Resources

First, if you found your way here, thanks for attending my session at WordCamp Detroit 2012!  If you’d like to talk SEO, need help with something or just want to drop a line, feel free to reach me through the social links above, or on my contact page. Also, thank you for not laughing at the fact my fly was down the whole time (I’m writing this beforehand; just planning ahead). Below, you’ll find some excellent resources and further reading to expand on what I presented.First, you can find the original presentation at Getting Found: Optimizing Your WordPress Site For Search.

Bonus Reading:

WordPress SEO: The Definitive Guide to Higher Rankings for WordPress Sites – This was updated just 3 days before the Detroit presentation and EXTREMELY in-depth. Seriously, if you were interested enough to attend my session, read this.

SEO Copywriting Made Simple – Excellent write up from the folks at Copyblogger on writing compelling copy while also driving organic traffic.

Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide – Get it straight from the horse’s mouth; learn the best practices of SEO. Or, check out SEOmoz’s Beginner’s Guide to SEO.

Learn SEO section of SEOmoz’s resource section. Honestly, they put together quality stuff. Any one of those is a great read.

Next, I’ll provide an outline of the presentation, along with all links to the plugins I showed.

Value of SEO


Keyword Research

On-page Optimization


Google & Bing Webmaster Tools

What NOT To Do