There are many excellent SEO websites on the internet, far too many to mention right now!

However, here is a hand picked list of some of our favourite SEO related websites and why we think they are awesome:

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NameCategoryDAMozRank
Craft Site DirectoryArts & Crafts656.14
Arcadja AuctionsArts & Crafts706.1
The Photographer DirectoryArts & Crafts535.74
CraftPOP.comArts & Crafts495.5
Little Monkey MuralsArts & Crafts465.07
Arts’n Crafts DirectoryArts & Crafts434.91
Craft DirectoryArts & Crafts523.97
BloglinesBlog967.27
BlogaramaBlog836.96
BlogCatalogBlog936.95
BloggernityBlog766.72
Blog ListingBlog736.47
Blog HintsBlog706.46
Globe of BlogsBlog766.44
EatonWebBlog696.33
Blog RankingsBlog766.16
B.COLLECTIONBlog626.08
Top Blog AreaBlog816.06
BloggedBlog965.81
Best of The Web BlogsBlog855.76
BloggeriesBlog655.52
RegatorBlog585.35
BlogRatingsBlog415.32
PhotariumBlog465.29
Blogdirectory.wsBlog435.29
AlltopBlog875.12
Blogs: Small BusinessBlog495.03
Blogger HQBlog445.02
Charity NavigatorCharities916.97
Charity ChoiceCharities636.24
Charity PortalCharities355.54
Blueboomerang.comCharities485.35
Charities DirectoryCharities395.26
Charity VaultCharities565.23
DivideCharities214.73
Charity DirectoryCharities504.7
CharityCharities454.53
UK SuperwebCharities584.32
UK Charities.orgCharities253.94
Charitylibrary.co.ukCharities273.82
Britishinformation.comCharities543.51
Goodwill GalleryCharities223.5
.css{mayo}CSS / Design Galleries867.03
BestWebGalleryCSS / Design Galleries736.39
CreatticaCSS / Design Galleries746.36
The Best DesignsCSS / Design Galleries696.29
CSSeliteCSS / Design Galleries656.25
Site InspireCSS / Design Galleries686.1
WPCandyCSS / Design Galleries716.05
CSS BeautyCSS / Design Galleries746.04
DESIGNFLAVRCSS / Design Galleries566.02
Divine CSSCSS / Design Galleries595.99
We Love WPCSS / Design Galleries585.96
Css LeakCSS / Design Galleries575.9
StyleboostCSS / Design Galleries635.86
Folio FocusCSS / Design Galleries505.86
Screenalicio.usCSS / Design Galleries615.84
CSSbasedCSS / Design Galleries615.79
W3C SitesCSS / Design Galleries665.65
CSS HeavenCSS / Design Galleries575.63
The Design InspirationCSS / Design Galleries625.59
Cascading Style Sheets ShowcaseCSS / Design Galleries495.59
ScreenfluentCSS / Design Galleries545.54
CSS NatureCSS / Design Galleries535.38
Mobile AwesomenessCSS / Design Galleries565.21
CSSDRIVECSS / Design Galleries824.86
CSSManiaCSS / Design Galleries784.1
SURFING the NET with KIDSEducation785.9
The Paleontology PortalEducation645.79
Better Business BureauGeneral978.15
SPLUTGeneral717.1
MedranksGeneral536.86
OnToplist.comGeneral856.82
AllyDirectoryGeneral616.71
Joe AntGeneral716.64
InCrawlerGeneral616.49
Yahoo DirectoryGeneral1006.48
White PagesGeneral896.47
Business.comGeneral856.46
ZorgGeneral566.45
GimpsyGeneral626.39
Best of the WebGeneral856.38
Directory JournalGeneral676.37
Domaining.InGeneral756.31
Site SiftGeneral626.28
Elib.orgGeneral716.26
Search SightGeneral716.25
9UgGeneral576.23
ShobbyGeneral566.13
Site PromotionGeneral586.12
OzamiGeneral546.09
CapterraGeneral676.08
WebWorldIndexGeneral686.07
AbiLogicGeneral686.06
Awesome LibraryGeneral816.02
ProLinkDirectoryGeneral646.01
Library Map CollectionGeneral946
mundoPTGeneral575.98
2YI.netGeneral525.97
GoGuides.orgGeneral645.95
Hot FrogGeneral575.9
Local.comGeneral865.86
Web DirGeneral415.86
Website Promotion DirectoryGeneral585.85
eBjurisGeneral455.84
Busy BitsGeneral595.82
A listGeneral635.78
Links NativosGeneral505.78
HotVsNot.comGeneral865.77
KahukiGeneral565.77
UncoverTheNetGeneral645.76
AllInfoDirGeneral455.76
Internet Legal Research GroupGeneral795.75
The Environmental directoryGeneral765.73
Discover Our TownGeneral705.73
Gii.inGeneral545.67
UK DirectoryGeneral585.62
Family Friendly DirectoryGeneral745.61
SevenSeekGeneral515.61
RakchaGeneral465.57
City StarGeneral525.57
V7 NetworkGeneral705.55
Genius FindGeneral565.55
Gateway worldwideGeneral525.52
Website OpeningGeneral295.5
Web AheadGeneral435.45
Browse 8General455.43
Primo DirectoryGeneral385.37
Index KingGeneral465.27
DIGMOGeneral515.26
USA City LinkGeneral695.18
TygoGeneral495.16
Blog AnnounceGeneral465.11
Digital Eve UKGeneral465.08
Search O RamaGeneral495.03
1 Store PlusGeneral394.97
FunenderGeneral564.85
DmegsGeneral854.83
Master SiteGeneral484.82
Green StalkGeneral544.81
One MissionGeneral584.8
KahukiGeneral564.78
Info-Listing DirectoryGeneral634.75
The Brick WallGeneral234.69
BlogAboutMySiteGeneral494.67
Boing BoingGeneral954.63
Turnpike DirectoryGeneral674.52
Look ForthGeneral374.51
Dir WizardGeneral414.49
Arakne LinksGeneral654.48
HedirGeneral524.46
EzilonGeneral764.42
LocantoGeneral524.42
AzoosGeneral504.07
WEBTOOL DirectoryGeneral824.04
Directory WorldGeneral813.79
GimpsyGeneral623.72
LinkopediaGeneral543.71
Resource LinksGeneral663.7
QangoGeneral573.69
World Site IndexGeneral613.63
Web BeaconGeneral533.54
Biz HwyGeneral643.53
Really FirstGeneral473.47
Big AllGeneral453.46
My Green CornerGeneral673.42
GoongeeGeneral543.42
Massive LinksGeneral573.29
Hit Web DirectoryGeneral563.24
GoSearchBusinessGeneral393.02
Speedy DirectoryGeneral562.92
LinksgivingGeneral542.84
Link NowGeneral532.81
AZ ListedGeneral572.71
Site SnoopGeneral412.69
Biz Journals DirectoryGeneral342.43
Anthony ParsonsGeneral502.38
L10SGeneral582.34
RubberstampedGeneral422.33
NetzoningGeneral412.29
RakchaGeneral462.28
Kwika!General422.06
EwillaGeneral361.94
New Health DirectoryHealth / Environment365.95
The Vegetarian Resource GroupHealth / Environment815.86
Health Information DirectoryHealth / Environment445.37
The Ethical Directory.Health / Environment395.22
eMediNews Health DirectoryHealth / Environment435.21
101 Best HTML5 SitesHTML 4405.26
HTML5HTML 5665.65
HTML 5 MANIAHTML 5425.44
HTML5 ShowcaseHTML 5424.59
HTML FiveHTML 5294.36
HTML5 WebsitesHTML 5354.18
Chart PornInfographic605.84
Cool InfographicsInfographic695.73
Daily InfograghicInfographic665.56
Visual LoopInfographic985.5
Kids & Teen Summer CampsRecreation525.18
BIGFREEGUIDERecreation445.07
INFOMINEReference855.54
GlossaristReference665.3
ChemdexScience666.05
Engineers EdgeScience605.46
astronomyLINKSScience545.27
OnlineShoppers.caShopping324.47
All Things SpiritualSociety485.64
Spirit SearchSociety444.94
Buddhist DirectorySociety484.37
Death and DisfigurementSociety453.36
Safety DirectoryBusiness404.47
Candy DetectiveBusiness274.09

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Showing 188 Social Directories
NameCategoryDAMozRank
TeachStreetEducation695.01
DailymileHealth / Environment825.98
WordPressBlogging1009.42
BloggerBlogging978.02
TumblrBlogging987.87
WeeblyBlogging967.77
IssuuBlogging967.73
TypePadBlogging957.48
LiveJournalBlogging977.14
PosterousBlogging947.09
Blog CatalogBlogging936.95
PlinkyBlogging866.76
ZimbioBlogging926.75
MetaFilterBlogging886.47
AlterNetBlogging916.37
TribeBlogging766.25
BlogsomeBlogging736.23
CafeMomBlogging846.22
InsaneJournalBlogging775.96
GlogsterBlogging795.72
ZooomrBlogging745.5
Blog DriveBlogging675.47
Soup.ioBlogging705.45
Blurty JournalBlogging795.41
WistsBlogging805.34
CarbonmadeBlogging855.16
HellotxtBlogging734.77
JigsyBlogging774.66
Bloggers UniteBlogging544.33
StumbleUponBookmarking1007.71
DeliciousBookmarking987.15
Mister WongBookmarking866.65
DiigoBookmarking976.61
FolkdBookmarking896.54
BlinkListBookmarking976.52
ConnoteaBookmarking886.37
JumptagsBookmarking826.37
FavesBookmarking825.98
Faves.comBookmarking825.98
XmarksBookmarking815.81
KirtsyBookmarking745.73
StumpediaBookmarking695.71
AmplifyBookmarking735.7
NetvouzBookmarking865.69
JaikuBookmarking765.61
TagzaBookmarking785.59
MyLinkVaultBookmarking775.58
BlurpaliciousBookmarking735.54
OYAXBookmarking655.22
RollyoBookmarking745.14
StartaidBookmarking695.04
ClipmarksBookmarking735
iKeepBookmarks.comBookmarking664.66
LinkedinBusiness1008.2
EtsyBusiness957.11
Kiva LogoKivaBusiness927.02
ActiveRainBusiness886.74
The Motley FoolBusiness906.5
Ads Of The WorldBusiness816.45
RyzeBusiness776.28
SpokeBusiness756.24
authorSTREAMBusiness806.1
EpinionsBusiness886.03
BizSugarBusiness795.91
FwispBusiness675.83
DocstocBusiness895.82
SphinnBusiness895.77
Indian PadBusiness815.76
UserVoiceBusiness855.76
ArtFireBusiness785.7
FiverrBusiness885.68
This NextBusiness855.47
BiznikBusiness755.27
Tip’dBusiness805.02
BoonExCommunity887.9
IMDBCommunity1007.39
Pro BoardsCommunity857.27
SquidooCommunity966.78
FarkCommunity916.6
ThreadlessCommunity896.59
HyvesCommunity896.59
XangaCommunity906.58
HubPagesCommunity916.56
5minCommunity866.55
BeboCommunity936.53
TaggedCommunity856.45
YukuCommunity746.45
KaboodleCommunity866.33
KaboodleCommunity866.33
TripitCommunity876.32
FlixsterCommunity816.23
InstructablesCommunity916.21
BukisaCommunity766.16
TakingITGlobalCommunity826.05
MultiplyCommunity866.05
SodaHeadCommunity836
StartupNationCommunity795.85
hi5Community895.67
Experience ProjectCommunity755.52
BrightkiteCommunity795.48
FixYaCommunity715.48
HunchCommunity805.31
ZorpiaCommunity655.07
GROU.PSCommunity784.93
Humble VoiceCommunity634.88
MyWebProfile.ComCommunity594
Behance NetworkDesign937.12
deviantARTDesign947.02
ThemeForestDesign936.84
COLOURloversDesign876.65
SkitchDesign776.2
AviaryDesign865.67
MeetupEvents946.99
EventfulEvents896.7
[adult swim]Fan Site866.43
FanpopFan Site775.87
BuddyTVFan Site805.75
NetvibesInformation977.21
About.meInformation927
CrunchBaseInformation936.76
FlavorsInformation956.62
FreebaseInformation836.21
BlurtitInformation665.44
Rate It All!Information705.03
TwitterMicroblogging1008.72
FriendFeedMicroblogging957.11
PlurkMicroblogging906.78
PlurkMicroblogging906.78
Identi.caMicroblogging936.57
FoursquareMicroblogging946.52
FormspringMicroblogging1006.49
GowallaMicroblogging876.22
AudiobooMicroblogging865.97
Last.fmMusic977.28
SoundCloudMusic967.03
Playlist.comMusic816.32
The Sixty OneMusic725.99
Jam BaseMusic795.83
Bands IntownMusic695.56
iLikeMusic845.49
DiggNews1008.07
RedditNews1007.12
TechmemeNews866.16
Care2Philanthropy926.17
ChipInPhilanthropy785.97
SlidePhoto909.13
FlickrPhoto1007.91
FotologPhoto917.86
BlurbPhoto927.21
WebshotsPhoto866.51
DailyBoothPhoto956.05
VisualizeUsPhoto715.36
23 Photo SharingPhoto715.35
SlideSharePresentation Sharing977.37
YelpReviews956.99
BibSonomySocial Bookmarking825.62
FacebookSocial Networking1008.4
MyspaceSocial Networking1008.14
Google PlusSocial Networking1007.35
NingSocial Networking927.15
OrkutSocial Networking946.95
PlaxoSocial Networking886.58
FriendsterSocial Networking916.55
CouchSurfingSocial Networking846.3
PinterestSocial Networking594.97
coRankSocial News706.91
TreehuggerSocial News936.85
NewsvineSocial News966.75
Hacker NewsSocial News926.42
NowPublicSocial News856.34
BuzzFlashSocial News796.03
DotNetKicksSocial News825.64
ScribdSocial Publishing966.74
TechnoratiSocial Tagging1007.37
StylehiveSocial Tagging715.47
SlashdotTech977.29
GitHubTech947.03
TravellerspointTravel756.12
YouTubeVideo1008.43
USTREAMVideo967.25
VimeoVideo997.11
MetacafeVideo926.85
DailymotionVideo976.78
ViddlerVideo896.42
Magnify.netVideo796.19
WikipediaWikis1007.56
wikiHowWikis926.12
WetpaintWikis916.05

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NameCategoryDAMozRank
Better Business BureauLocal978.15
BloglinesLocal967.27
ServiceMagicLocal887.12
SuperpagesLocal927.05
MerchantCircleLocal917.01
YelpLocal956.99
Yellow PagesLocal936.98
Free IndexLocal856.92
YellLocal916.9
Angie’s listLocal926.85
DexKnowsLocal886.82
Dex OneLocal886.82
iBeginLocal786.73
YellowBotLocal856.73
KudzuLocal856.66
FoursquareLocal946.52
UrbanspoonLocal906.51
WhitepagesLocal896.47
MantaLocal896.38
Voice PlacesLocal716.36
Local.comLocal866.31
InfoUSA.comLocal796.31
LocalezeLocal726.31
AvvoLocal856.3
Insider PagesLocal876.3
ScootLocal716.27
Smile LocalLocal606.17
ZiplocalLocal676.16
WcitiesLocal696.15
SuperMediaLocal696.09
HotfrogLocal806.08
CityVoterLocal716.08
HotfrogLocal686.03
MagicYellowLocal715.93
Yahoo! LocalLocal1005.9
AreaConnectLocal725.89
UfindusLocal685.82
Judy’s BookLocal745.69
BrownbookLocal715.65
JigsawLocal745.63
Google PlacesLocal1005.62
Bing Business PortalLocal995.61
CitysearchLocal915.61
Best of the WebLocal855.47
MerchantCircleLocal915.46
LocallifeLocal435.32
ZidsterLocal415.27
MatchpointLocal505.25
YelloweeLocal485.04
ShopCity.comLocal654.94
GoMyLocalLocal484.88
YellowUSALocal564.87
YippieLocal474.75
QuickrLocal374.16
WikiaLocal902.81

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There are many excellent SEO websites on the internet, far too many to mention right now!

However, here is a hand picked list of some of our favourite SEO related websites and why we think they are awesome:

Search Engine Land

Danny Sullivan helps drive this fantastic resource that any good search engine professional should be checking out regularly. It does a great job of covering everything from SEO to PPC, analytics and much more, with both a great deal of breadth and depth. Its invaluable for keeping up to date with the latest industry news.

Google Webmaster Central Blog 

The official Google Webmaster Blog, an invaluable resource that gives you the official line on many areas of SEO, great downloads and videos. It does a good job of covering new Google related developments and best practices.

Matt Cutt’s Blog 

One of the most prominent figures in SEO globally, Matt Cutt’s is responsible for running the Google web spam team and is responsible for many algorithm change related initiatives and communicating SEO best practices to the community. He also provides resources on technology generally and publishes useful Linux related resources.

Majestic SEO’s Blog 

Majestic are a leading authority on link data offering the most comprehensive data available in the industry, reportedly only second to Google (which unfortunately isn’t public!). Their blog covers insights from some of the most knowledgeable people in the industry in regards to link data, link building and backlink profile analysis.

SEO by the Sea 

Bill Slawski’s blog is an incredible resource for linking Google related developments to patents and is a leading expert in both SEO and particularly this area. He has been involved with SEO since 1996 and if Bill doesn’t know it its probably not worth knowing!

BlogStorm 

Patrick Altoft is one of the best UK based SEO’s and runs the popular blog BlogStorm. Patrick publishes some of the best information we have seen online in terms of link building, backlink analysis, building high quality link profiles as well as general SEO news. Many of his presentation slides are also available on the website that are always worth reading.

Michael Grey’s Blog 

Michael is good at discussing a wide range of topics from actionable tutorials, affiliate marketing, blogging and a mix everything from basic SEO advice to advanced tactics. 

SEO Gadget 

Driven by Richard Baxter, another talented UK based SEO. He has worked on the closest thing we have seen to a perfectly optimised website, he provides essential information on harnessing Excel for SEO, keyword research and more recently crossovers between SEO and game mechanics / gamification. 

High Rankings 

The online home of Jill Whalen, an expert SEO practitioner involved with search since 1995. She is also extremely friendly and works hard to respond to people personally through her forum and social media accounts.

Search Engine Watch

A leading industry site from Jonathan Allen and his team. SEW does a great job of covering up to date news in the SEM industry across mobile, local, social, SEO, PPC, analytics and more.

Dixon Jones 

Marketing Director of Majestic SEO and one of the best known SEOs in the UK, Dixon has been involved with SEO since the 1990’s and knows more about links and backlink profiles than almost anyone in the industry. He is also a prolific speaker at search conferences and events.

Hobo Web 

Shaun Anderson’s blog, based in Scotland, Hobo Web is another example of one of the most popular UK based SEO resources. He has also written a popular free ebook and constantly delivers quick and honest reactions to the latest SEO industry news.

Search Engine Journal 

A leading SEO industry resource founded by Loren Baker. SEJ is excellent for focussing on actionable guides and tutorials. It covers a lot of different areas of SEO well and also includes posts from some very talented and popular SEOs.

Search Engine Roundtable 

Barry Schwartz runs a popular SEO resource, that is unique as it often generates content based on reactions and discussions directly from the community. Its good as a barometer for SEO’s feelings to recent search related news and events, most notably algorithm updates.

Econsultancy 

An extremely diverse resource on digital marketing. Their reports are high quality and tend to cover every area of online marketing including SEO, social media, PPC, email, mobile, content marketing, video, CRO, analytics, usability, blogging, industry surveys, best practices, trends and market data.

Distilled 

A well known specialist search agency with a frequently updated blog. Contributors include Tom Critchlow, Will Critchlow, Paddy Moogan and many others. They have published excellent guides to using Excel for SEO and building agile tools in Google Docs amongst lots of other useful posts.

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