If you are new to SEO and are not relying on existing expertise, well, you have your work cut out! No doubt you may be a little intimidated too. I have long said that basic SEO strategy and skills can be easily taught, so long as you have a basic understanding of how to build a web page and how to write.
Vasilis Vryniotis at OnlineMarketingConnect.com, compiled a checklist of 60 SEO-related tasks to perform on your site as you implement SEO. It’s a great guide that will be a valuable asset in your SEO efforts.
Obviously, this is not the only list or resource out there, so do you homework. You can also purchase a few books on the subject, but make sure the book you purchase has been printed in the last 12-18 months. SEO is ever evolving, and a text older than 18 months may be partially out-of-the-times.