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Learn How to Rank Highly in Search Engines – SEO Secrets

Posted By Darren Rowse 3rd of March 2009 Search Engine Optimization 0 Comments

seo-secrets-glenn.gifWant to learn how to make your blog rank well in Google? SEO Secrets is a resource worth considering.

Last year at an SEO conference I met a fellow Aussie by the name of Glenn Murray (pictured right). He introduced himself to me as an SEO copywriter and he made quite an impression. In fact he’s pretty much the only person that I met that day that I remember the name of.

The reason that Glenn was one of the few people that I still remember is that in a quiet and genuine way he stood out from the crowd. Many of the SEO types that I met that day were boastful and proud – Glenn was confident but far from cocky. He knew what he was talking about but didn’t seem to feel the need to let everyone know how good he was over and over again.

Glenn and I have kept in touch since that day – mainly via Twitter – and so when he emailed me recently to quietly tell me about his new SEO training ebook I was keen to check it out.

seo-secrets.jpgThe ebook is called SEO Secrets and you can read about it and a little of Glenn’s story here.

Typically Glenn’s sales page for this great e-book makes no outrageous claims. There are no promises to make you rank #1 for highly competitive terms or screenshots of hundred thousand dollar earnings on clickbank – just Glenn’s story and a description of what you get when you buy this resource (as well as a sample chapter and Table of Contents) – that’s the kind of guy Glenn is.

The book (currently in it’s second version) is 213 pages (including bibliography, index and glossary) of SEO wisdom. It has a section on WordPress 2.7, sections on link building (including a good section on linkbaiting), choosing keywords, optimizing web content as well as a fairly extensive bibliography for further reading (it is refreshing to see someone citing sources and providing this).

The teaching in this ebook is good – very good – particularly for those at a beginner to intermediate level who are looking for a comprehensive and all in the one place introduction to SEO. Those who have spent many many hours doing extensive research on the topic on their own will probably not find a lot of new things in this guide – but for those starting out it is well worth considering as a practical investment in your education.

Glenn has a gift at explaining concepts that can at times be quite complex – if you’re like me and not wired with the brain of a technical genius you’ll appreciate the way he talks you through the many areas of SEO covered in this book.

If you’re interested in discovering more about SEO check out the sample chapter and table of contents of SEO Secrets for yourself.


About Darren Rowse
Darren Rowse is the founder and editor of ProBlogger Blog Tips and Digital Photography School. Learn more about him here and connect with him on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.
  • A great review Dareen.
    This is my personal opinion then we should promote unbiased reviews in our blogs.Glenn Murray had a great book as i found while searching his blogs and twitter timeline.
    Definitely Dareen knows what he is doing as it not just about a review, all that matter is feeding the viewers with a resource full contents.

  • these may be useful but i hate this type of paying content.

  • With these information at hand it is easier for me to know the SEO world and would be able to produce more profit in such sense besides that is what our goal is, to produce a lot of it and your blog is such a great help. Thanks.

  • Looks like an excellent read might be worth investing into this one.

  • With the way Google (for example) changes its algorithms to stay ahead of people manipulating results, don’t you worry that material like this has a relatively short shelf-life?

  • It’s certainly true that the algos change constantly. But they’re usually quite small changes, that have minimal impact on the core of SEO.

  • @Chris, there isn’t anything I’ve seen in Glenn’s book that comes close to the sorts of things Google adjusts their algorithm to combat. The book is *very* “white hat SEO”.

  • Definitely will get this ebook very soon.

    @paul – stay with white hat if you’re making long money.


  • I like the book and will use some of the methods.

  • A lot of people will pay for PPC or a great design of their blog, however it is very important to also invest your marketing dollars into SEO work. SEO is key to ranking and getting good quality traffic. Great article Darren. Thanks for sharing another great resource.

  • I’ve been following your updates on Twitter and I’m very happy with the content on the blog. SEO is constantly evolving and will continue to do so. I think what everyone needs to remember is that QUALITY content is the first step to dominating the SERP’s.

  • Is there a way to locate someone locally to try this?

  • Great info. Truly one of the best straightforward advice that I have seen for SEO. Definitely a must read for people wanting more info on the subject.

  • Looks like this book will be worth investing. I really need some useful infos regarding SEO.