Why Net Neutrality Matters for SEO and Web Marketing – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish Net neutrality is a hot-button issue lately, and whether it’s upheld or not could have real ramifications for the online marketing industry. In this Whiteboard Friday, Rand covers the potential consequences and fallout of losing net neutrality. Be sure to join the ensuing discussion in the comments! Click on the whiteboard image […]

[Case Study] How We Ranked #1 for a High-Volume Keyword in Under 3 Months

Posted by DmitryDragilev This blog post was co-written with Brad Zomick, the former Director of Content Marketing at Pipedrive, where this case study took place. It’s tough out there for SEOs and content marketers. With the sheer amount of quality content being produced, it has become nearly impossible to stand out in most industries. Recently […]

Grace the Stage at MozCon 2017: The Door is Open for Community Speaker Pitches

Posted by ronell-smith Some of the best talks at MozCon each year come from the community speakers—those who’re able to make a pitch to grace the stage. This group enjoys the same privileges as the other speakers, including being able to deliver a keynote-style talk, and are always well-received by the audience. If you’re eager […]

Constant Content: The Silver Bullet for Failing Content Marketing Strategy

Posted by SimonPenson Incredible, isn’t it? Despite all the fanfare and pageantry that has followed content marketing over the last few years, fewer than 6% of marketers confidently claim to be executing content marketing strategies properly. It’s just one of a handful of eye-popping stats to come out of the State of Content Marketing Survey, […]

Schema.org Just Released New Restaurant Menu Markup — Here’s How to Get Started

Posted by TouchPointDigital By now, most people who follow SEO are familiar with structured data, the Schema.org vocabulary, and rich snippets. Even those who know very little about SEO appreciate the benefits of adding structured data to their websites, namely that they might be able to get rich snippets in search results. Of course, the […]

Ranking Multiple Domains to Own More SERP Real Estate – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish Is it better to rank higher in a single position frequently, or to own more of the SERP real estate consistently? The answer may vary. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand presents four questions you should ask to determine whether this strategy could work for you, shares some high-profile success cases, and explores […]

Giving Away the Farm: Proposal Development for New SEO Agencies

Posted by BrianChilds There’s a huge difference between making money from selling SEO and actually making a living — or making a difference, for that matter. A new marketing agency will quickly discover that surviving on $1,000 contracts is challenging. It takes time to learn the client and their customers, and poorly written contracts can […]

The State of Searcher Behavior Revealed Through 23 Remarkable Statistics

Posted by randfish One of the marketing world’s greatest frustrations has long been the lack of data from Google and other search engines about the behavior of users on their platforms. Occasionally, Google will divulge a nugget of bland, hard-to-interpret information about how they process more than X billion queries, or how many videos were […]

Your Daily SEO Fix: The Keyword Research Edition

Posted by FeliciaCrawford Back in 2015, we had an epiphany. Every day, via every channel, you — our readers, subscribers, community members, and social followers — would ask us really good questions. (You’re an incredibly intelligent, friendly, inquisitive bunch, you know that? It’s humbling.) A lot of those questions were about how to accomplish your […]

Infinite “People Also Ask” Boxes: A Glimpse at Google’s Deep Learning Edges

Posted by BritneyMuller A glimpse into Google’s machine learning? You’ve likely seen the People Also Ask (Related Questions) boxes in SERPs. These accordion-like question and answer boxes are Google’s way of saying, “Hey, you beautiful searcher, you! These questions also relate to your search… maybe you’re interested in exploring these too? Kick off your shoes, […]

Aren’t 301s, 302s, and Canonicals All Basically the Same? – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by Dr-Pete They say history repeats itself. In the case of the great 301 vs 302 vs rel=canonical debate, it repeats itself about every three months. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Dr. Pete explains how bots and humans experience pages differently depending on which solution you use, why it matters, and how each choice may […]

How to Create Content That Keeps Earning Links (Even After You Stop Promoting It)

Posted by kerryjones Do your link building results look something like this? Start doing outreach Get links Stop doing outreach No more links Everyone talks about the long-term benefits of using content marketing as part of a link building strategy. But without the right type of content, your experience may be that you stop earning […]

3 Tactics for Hyperlocal Keywords – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish Trying to target a small, specific region with your keywords can prove frustrating. While reaching a high-intent local audience is incredibly valuable, without volume data to inform your keyword research, you’ll find yourself hitting a wall. In this Whiteboard Friday, Rand shares how to uncover powerful, laser-focused keywords that will reach exactly […]

How to Prioritize Your Link Building Efforts & Opportunities – Whiteboard Friday

Posted by randfish We all know how effective link building efforts can be, but it can be an intimidating, frustrating process — and sometimes even a chore. In today’s Whiteboard Friday, Rand builds out a framework you can start using today to streamline and simplify the link building process for you, your teammates, and yes, […]

Accelerate Your SEO Knowledge: New SEO Bootcamps and In-House Training from Moz

Posted by BrianChilds SEO training classes provide a smart, accessible way to accelerate your knowledge of our industry’s best practices, tools, and processes. For several months we’ve offered three workshops on our SEO Training page that focused on core SEO capabilities like keyword research, competitor research, and site audits. Starting now in February 2017, we’re […]