SEO Experts to Follow

Learn more about SEO from experts from around the industry.

Whether you're just learning SEO or looking to learn more advanced practices and strategies, hear from some of the most respected names in the SEO industry.

List is sorted in alphabetical order by last name.

Annie Cushing


Cushing is the VP of Marketing for YourTango. Her blog, Annielytics, is a must-read for the data-driven SEO.

Matt Cutts


Cutts is the head of the Webspam team at Google. Although currently on leave, Cutts is a must-follow for all things related to SEO.

Joost de Valk


de Valk is the founder and CEO of Yoast, the creator of several popular Wordpress plugins, including Wordpress SEO.

Eric Enge


Enge is the lead author of The Art of SEO, a comprehensive SEO guide co-authored by Rand Fishkin, Stephan Spencer and Jessie Stricchiola.

Rand Fishkin


Fishkin is the founder of Moz. He is also the co-author of The Art of SEO and hosts "Whiteboard Friday," a weekly video blog on SEO.

Vanessa Fox


Fox is the mind behind Google's Webmaster Central, an essential resource for SEO professionals. She is currently the CEO of Keylime Toolbox, a SEO software company based in Seattle, WA.

AJ Ghergich


Ghergich, founder of Ghergich & Co., focuses on integrating SEO with content marketing, paid search and social media.

AJ Kohn


Kohn is the owner of Blind Five Year Old, an online marketing firm based in San Francisco.

Matt McGee


McGee is the Editor-in-Chief of Marketing Land and Search Engine Land, two of the leading resources for SEO and digital marketing news and analysis.

John Mueller


Mueller is a Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google. He also frequently host Webmaster Central Office Hours, a roundtable discussion on Google and various SEO topics.

Neil Patel


Patel is the founder of Crazy Egg, KISSmetrics and Quicksprout.

Barry Schwartz


Schwartz is one of the leading voices in SEO. Schwartz is the founder of Search Engine Roundtable and News Editor for Search Engine Land.

Darren Shaw


Shaw is the founder of Whitespark and an expert in local SEO.

Danny Sullivan


The founding editor of Search Engine Land, Sullivan has covered search engines and the SEO industry since 1996.

Aaron Wall


Wall is the founder of SEO Book, a top SEO resources and training program launched in 2003.