I have been meaning to compile an ordered list of blogs that I am most likely to read in more detail. By that I mean, blogs I read in my RSS reader (Bloglines) that I am most likely to click through, from the RSS reader, to the blog itself to read. Rand pushed me to write this based on his ranked list. Here is the ordered list of blogs I am most likely to click-through on.

I list all the blogs I read currently in my link farm section of this site. I have pulled out the 76 SEM blogs in the current list. This is an ordered list of which blogs I am most likely to click over to from my RSS reader (this is not based on actual metrics, since I don’t have those numbers, would be cool to have that Bloglines, wink wink): Oh, of course, I left Search Engine Roundtable off the list, and I probably should of left Search Engine Watch off the list, either way, here it is.

  1. Search Engine Watch Blog
  2. Google Blogoscoped
  3. Matt Cutts
  4. SEOmoz
  5. JenSense
  6. ResourceShelf
  7. Shoe Money
  8. News.com: Google
  9. Search Engine Journal
  10. Steve Bryant
  11. ZDNet Googling Google
  12. Stuntdubl
  13. SEO Book
  14. Bill Tancer
  15. Bruce Clay Blog
  16. ClickZ News
  17. SEO By The Sea
  18. SEO Scoop
  19. Threadwatch
  20. David Naylor
  21. Tech Crunch
  22. Techmeme
  23. Yahoo Search Blog
  24. Ask Jeeves Blog
  25. Google Blog
  26. Inside AdSense
  27. MSN Search Blog
  28. Inside AdWords
  29. InsideGoogle
  30. On Google Scholar
  31. Battelle’s Searchblog
  32. SearchViews
  33. V7N Blog
  34. Lee Odden
  35. Kim Krause’s Blog
  36. Mike Grehan
  37. Smart Keywords
  38. Search Engine Guide
  39. Marketing Pilgrim
  40. PaidContent.org
  41. Link Building Blog
  42. Search Engine Blog
  43. Traffick
  44. Jeremy Zawodny
  45. Jim Boykin
  46. Link Spiel
  47. MSN Shopping Insider
  48. Greg Sterling
  49. Todd Friesen
  50. Shandy King
  51. Greg Linden
  52. Ask Kalena
  53. Gray Hat News
  54. Comparison Engines
  55. Greg Boser
  56. Chris Boggs
  57. Justilien
  58. Pandia
  59. David Wallace
  60. Dirson
  61. Search Engine Showdown
  62. Joe Morin
  63. Multilingual Search
  64. Marcia’s Blog
  65. ResearchBuzz
  66. Robert Scoble
  67. Russell Beattie
  68. Niall Kennedy
  69. SiliconBeat
  70. David Sifry
  71. Thomas Bindl
  72. Tim Bray
  73. Unofficial Google Weblog
  74. Xooglers
  75. In Search Of Stuff
  76. Vinny Lingham

If I do not have you on my list, feel free to comment and I will make sure to update my blogroll and then possibly add you to my list.

Hope I didn’t insult anyone…

Update 11/1/2006: I have updated the link farm to include over a 150 resources.

Website Comments

  1. Eric Enge
    Reply

    Nice list. My SEO blog opened for biz just prior to this year’s SES San Jose. Reading through some of the above blogs is going to keep me busy …

  2. Mike Valentine
    Reply

    Barry, I saw you a half dozen times at SES (several in the press room) but failed to introduce myself (we were both always typing like madmen). I was there covering the show for WebProNews and compiled all that coverage on my own blog at RealitySEO. My favorite SEO blog is SERoundtable without a doubt. You do a great job and deserve that big Marketing Sherpa “Best Blog 2006” win. Congrats! Drop by and take a look at RealitySEO once in awhile. I awarded you top honors as best SEO blog there on March 8 – before Marketing Sherpa. 😉

  3. Hawaii SEO
    Reply

    Great list! I thought I read a lot of blogs.

    Is there any way that you could expand this to include the top 500 SEO Blogs so that I might have a better chance of showing up on the radar? ;^)

  4. searchenginefeeds
    Reply

    It’s so hard to put all the ‘good’ blogs on one list. With so many niches related to SEO and Online marketing it makes it difficult to sort and rank the very best ones. I noticed on my own list I left many out that are a good read. Seems like it is the same with Rand’s and yours.

    Either way, thanks for another great list of search engine, SEO, Online marketing and linking blogs!

    Check out mine at: Search Engine Feeds

  5. Allen
    Reply

    I will throw my newly formed blog into the mix:
    http://www.organicstats.com/blog/

    While the blog is relatively new, I have been in the Internet space from the beginning, and recently left the comforts of full-time employ to give the consulting gig a try “full-time”. Any comments are appreciated.

    — Allen

  6. york
    Reply

    How do you read all those blog? I mean even if you speed 5 minute per blog, you will have to spend 6 hours per day for all these reading.

    And 5 minutes is not even long enough for you to type the url and talk a good peek at the details of those blog.

  7. Barry Schwartz
    Reply

    There is no way I spend close to 5 minutes per blog.

    >> And 5 minutes is not even long enough for you to type the url and talk a good peek at the details of those blog.

    York, did you hear of RSS? That is the only way I can possibly scan all them each day.

  8. IrishWonder
    Reply

    Hey Barry,

    Now that I’m back to blogging more or less regularly again, any chance you will read me? Seeing a few BH blogs on your list… hint hint 😉

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