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Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization Paperback – September 28, 2009
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About the Author
Ben Finklea is the founder and CEO of Drupal SEO firm Volacci Search Marketing. He is the creator of the Drupal SEO Checklist module and he contributes to other SEO-related modules in the Drupal community. Ben is an internationally-known consultant, speaker, and trainer on topics related to SEO, Drupal, and building successful high-tech businesses. He lives with his wife and sons near Austin, Texas
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I'm reading the Volacci Search Marketing blog, and find them real SEO experts. Recently I decided to purchase the Drupal 6 Search Engine Optimization book, that was written by Volacci's founder and CEO Benjamin Finklea.
The book is a perfect guide to optimize your Drupal site for the search engines. It reviews modules, techniques, and suggests lots of tips for the best SEO implementations and configurations.
I'm using the book. And recommend it to our customers - You should try it as well.
See you on the first places in Google : )
What I can say about this book is that it pretty much covers exactly what I have in my material with a more comprehensive section on how to use RDF and Calais' webAPI service, which is something well beyond the scope of most people's understanding in our company. For example, when i say microformats or 'semantic web' to them, i might as well be speaking in tongues. But that's ok, because now they have a copy of the book to learn these things.
In case you didn't get it, I recommend this book!
Finklea's book is a great jumping off point for people in the situation above. It takes you from the installation and configuration of Drupal SEO modules all the way to thru site architecture, on-page optimization and the intricacies of marketing your Drupal website. We're talking step-by-step instructions, not just philosophies and broad principles. If you buy this book, you should also think about purchasing his Drupal SEO video, presented by Lullabot. Look it up.
I highly recommend this book.
Let's get naked here, the subject, Drupal 6 SEO, doesn't exactly sound like a magical road trip to attention-grabbing, fun town. Not only is Ben's writing style and voice engaging, it left me feeling like he was there, walking me through every key stroke. It's a breeze to read and has plenty of screenshots that show you exactly how to perform every click, query, and configuration. His practical knowledge bombs and witty walk-throughs are clear and concise. You don't have to be a computer whiz to follow along, but you should know some basic information about content management systems and computers in general. By the time I finished going through this book, my Drupal 6 sandbox site I built was optimized and ready to go off Chuck Norris-style on organic search rankings. Is it worth it? Does Google rank?! This was one of the best investments I made for my website.
I was really impressed with the practical and helpful "how to" approach of this book. A lot of authors (myself included) can't help but get preachy at times. But Ben manages to avoid that trap and stays laser-focused on his topic and providing concrete guidance for exactly how to optimize your site. There are plenty of helpful graphics and screen shots to help keep things interesting, and step-by-step explanations for how to do everything he recommends. This is definitely a reference guide that any Drupal developer or site manager should read and then keep within close reach.
My advice: set up a Google Analytics account (if you haven't already). Then buy this book and use it, and track the results over the following months. You'll likely be as happy as I am. :)