By being current on Google’s thoughts, you can discover SEO trends and increase your knowledge base “straight from the horses mouth.” Just keep in mind that some of the information may be biased, since all 3 blogs in this post are Google-operated.
The head of Google’s Webspam team’s blog
If there’s anyone who knows how Google ranks websites, this is the guy. But he’s not going to divulge company secrets or anything, just offer insight into the mind behind Google’s ranking system. While his blog can be useful for finding out what Google has in store for you in the future, just remember he works for Google. Follow on Twitter or Google plus.
Google’s Webmaster Central Blog
Stay on the pulse of Google’s recommendations for webmasters wanting the latest info. With a multitude of tools and guidelines for beginners, intermediates, and advanced users alike, this site has something for everyone to learn. Subscribe by e-mail at the bottom right column of the page.
Google’s Official Blog
If you want to stay in-the-know with Google’s official releases and big announcements, this is the place to go. Messages posted here could a serious effect on your website’s standing, so while not everything may be relevant to you, you’ll definitely want to keep an eye on it. Subscribe by e-mail or twitter, or Google Plus on the right side.