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Rand Fishkin Talks New Approach to Link Building, Content Marketing & Contextual Search

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Six key takeaways from Rand Fishkin, CEO of Moz, on local search for national brands, how to stand out with content marketing, where to publish content, relationships, link building vs. social signals, and the importance of email marketing. Six key takeaways from Rand Fishkin, CEO of Moz, on local search for national brands, how to stand out with content marketing, where to publish content, relationships, link building vs. social signals, and the importance of email marketing. 0 Comments

Dissecting Moz's 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors

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Moz has published their 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors report with the input of 120+ SEO professionals and a scientific approach. The report skirts a number of actual ranking factors and focuses mostly on search engine correlation data. Moz has published their 2013 Search Engine Ranking Factors report with the input of 120+ SEO professionals and a scientific approach. The report skirts a number of actual ranking factors and focuses mostly on search engine correlation data. 0 Comments

How to Turn Data & Creativity Into Great Content in 3 Steps

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Can we ever satisfy both the scientific and creative approach to content marketing? Yes! Content creators can follow this practical three-step process to combine creativity with metric-driven subjects and content. The result? Great content. Can we ever satisfy both the scientific and creative approach to content marketing? Yes! Content creators can follow this practical three-step process to combine creativity with metric-driven subjects and content. The result? Great content. 0 Comments

Matt Cutts: Google +1s Don't Lead to Higher Ranking

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A Moz blog post gained big attention after proclaiming an "amazing correlation with higher search rankings" and quickly prompted Google's Distinguished Engineer to debunk the overall idea that Google +1's lead to higher search rankings. A Moz blog post gained big attention after proclaiming an "amazing correlation with higher search rankings" and quickly prompted Google's Distinguished Engineer to debunk the overall idea that Google +1's lead to higher search rankings. 0 Comments

Win Earned, Owned and Even ‘Paid’ Links With Content

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Digital marketing is about much more than simply links, but links are the fuel that powers visibility, whether it's through social, organic, or paid tactics. Here's how to maximize the value of the content marketing campaigns you plan. Digital marketing is about much more than simply links, but links are the fuel that powers visibility, whether it's through social, organic, or paid tactics. Here's how to maximize the value of the content marketing campaigns you plan. 0 Comments

SEOMoz Launches 2012 Industry Survey

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Attention marketers: If your job includes SEO, social media, content, and organic/inbound marketing, then SEOmoz wants you to take their 2012 industry survey. This is a followup to their large 2010 study of 10,000 people in 90 countries. Attention marketers: If your job includes SEO, social media, content, and organic/inbound marketing, then SEOmoz wants you to take their 2012 industry survey. This is a followup to their large 2010 study of 10,000 people in 90 countries. 0 Comments

SEO Pricing Models: How Much Should You Charge?

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SEO is unique to every website, competitive environment, client goal, and assets. It is ongoing with review and optimization. Here’s a look at how search engine optimization is priced and how you might want to consider stucturing your SEO pricing. SEO is unique to every website, competitive environment, client goal, and assets. It is ongoing with review and optimization. Here’s a look at how search engine optimization is priced and how you might want to consider stucturing your SEO pricing. 0 Comments

Critical Thinking for the Discerning SEO [eBook Review]

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This qualitative piece of research compiles a range of responses to a series of open questions, set to a group of contributors. Definitely worth a read for those experienced in SEO but seeking a little inspiration, reassurance, or re-invigoration. This qualitative piece of research compiles a range of responses to a series of open questions, set to a group of contributors. Definitely worth a read for those experienced in SEO but seeking a little inspiration, reassurance, or re-invigoration. 0 Comments

The Death of Natural Linking

Social media will become a big ranking factor. The next question for SEOs to answer: how do you balance your investment in link building with your investment in social media? Social media will become a big ranking factor. The next question for SEOs to answer: how do you balance your investment in link building with your investment in social media? 0 Comments