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5 03, 2021

How to Resolve Duplicate Content

2021-03-05T11:00:00+11:00March 5th, 2021|Moz Blog|

What is duplicate content, and why is it a concern for your website? Better yet, how can you find it and fix it? In this week's episode of Whiteboard Friday, Moz Learn Team specialist, Meghan, walks through some handy (and hunger-inducing) analogies to help you answer these questions!  Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high resolution version [...]

3 03, 2021

10 Steps to Blend STAT Ranking Data with Site Performance Metrics

2021-03-03T22:27:10+11:00March 3rd, 2021|Moz Blog|

Too often, we assume that SEO best practices will work in any industry against any competitive set. But most best practices go untested and may not be “best” in every situation. We all know that tactics that worked in 2020 won’t necessarily move the needle in 2021 as Core Web Vitals (CWV) and other signals shuffle to the front. We [...]

1 03, 2021

Featured Snippets Drop to Historic Lows

2021-03-01T11:00:00+11:00March 1st, 2021|Moz Blog|

On February 19, MozCast measured a dramatic drop (40% day-over-day) in SERPs with Featured Snippets, with no immediate signs of recovery. Here's a two-week view (February 10-23): Here's a 60-day view, highlighting this historic low-point in our 10K-keyword data set: I could take the graph back further, but let's cut to the chase — this is the lowest prevalence rate [...]

26 02, 2021

Google Posts: Conversion Factor — Not Ranking Factor

2021-02-26T21:12:10+11:00February 26th, 2021|Moz Blog|

While Google Posts aren’t a ranking factor, they can still be an incredibly effective resource for increasing local business conversions — when used correctly. This week’s Whiteboard Friday host, Greg Gifford, shows you how to put your best post forward. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high resolution version in a new tab! Video Transcription Howdy, Moz [...]

25 02, 2021

The Potential Impact of Gen Z on SEO

2021-02-25T20:57:11+11:00February 25th, 2021|Moz Blog|

Generation Z's behaviors differ from the cohorts that came before it, creating a new challenge for businesses marketing to consumers within it. Gen Z's presence is also growing in the marketing industry itself and, as such, learning how to work with and appeal to these young people is a critical step to take sooner rather than later.  Who is Generation Z? [...]

24 02, 2021

How Did US Stimulus Checks Impact On-Site Traffic and Conversions? [Case Study]

2021-02-24T11:00:00+11:00February 24th, 2021|Moz Blog|

As a Senior Analytics Strategist working at an agency with clients across industries, I’ve seen wildly contrasting performance throughout the pandemic. Certain online retailers and auto sites were far surpassing any historical performance, while others had to cut back budgets significantly. The variances in revenue performances also empirically correlated with time frames when the public received more support, in the [...]

23 02, 2021

The Strategic Value of Structured Data Implementation on SME Websites

2021-02-23T20:22:12+11:00February 23rd, 2021|Moz Blog|

Structured data is one of the most effective ways to increase the visibility of your website content and increase the sustainability of your SEO as Google implements regular updates to the SERP environment. Over the last five years, many of Google’s most game-changing SERP features have been driven by the use of structured data from across the web. Google for [...]

22 02, 2021

7 Emerging Technologies in SEO and Their Applications

2021-02-22T20:07:11+11:00February 22nd, 2021|Moz Blog|

SEO is a dynamic industry. What worked some weeks ago might not work again right now. As an SEO professional, you need to know the latest trends and emerging technologies, to keep up with the ever-changing demand of the industry. That way, you can stay on top of your game and become more efficient in your business. In this post, [...]

19 02, 2021

How to Explain Domain Authority to a Non-SEO

2021-02-19T19:22:11+11:00February 19th, 2021|Moz Blog|

Do you ever have to explain the importance of Domain Authority to clients or co-workers who have little or no SEO experience? If so, this week’s WBF host — Andy Crestodina — walks through how to get your message across successfully. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high resolution version in a new tab! Video Transcription SEO is [...]

17 02, 2021

Presenting: The Essential Local SEO Strategy Guide

2021-02-18T11:02:13+11:00February 17th, 2021|Moz Blog|

Untie the ribbons and hear the paper crackle — it’s a handcrafted gift, ready for you to unwrap! This guide is a labor of love that Moz has worked on through the toughest year in local SEO, with hopes of a stronger 2021 for local brands. It’s free, it’s jam-packed with over eight chapters of actionable local search marketing strategies [...]

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