How fresh is this article?
Through patent filings over the years, Google has explored many ways that it might use “freshness” as a ranking signal. Back in 2011, we published a popular Moz Blog post about these “Freshness Factors” for SEO. Following our own advice, this is a brand new update of that article.
The keyword phrases you can uncover in the long tail of search are worth their weight in gold, often driving highly valuable traffic to your site. In this edition of Whiteboard Friday, Rand delves into core strategies you can use to make long tail keywords work in your favor, from niche-specific SEO to a bigger content strategy that catches many long tail searches in its net.
Finding the right long tail keyword can be like searching for buried treasure. Tap into search terms that are easier to rank for and that indicate stronger intent — Jo Cameron shows you how to curate your own long tail list (and have a grand old time while you're at it).
We all know the familiar mantra, but when it comes to digital advertising, it's the *context* of your content that leads the monarchy. Are you capitalizing on different contextual opportunities in your marketing campaigns?
Implementing Schema used to require a lot of changes to your site's markup, but the JSON-LD format created a great alternative to adding microdata to a page with minimal code. This post details how to make it even easier to dynamically generate Schema.org/JSON-LD tags for your site using Google Tag Manager.
Whether you manage a single local listing or hundreds, the consistency of your NAP data across the web can make or break your business. With answers for just about everyone, Moz Local's George Freitag stars in this week's Whiteboard Friday covering all the boons and secrets of listing accuracy (give him a warm welcome, folks!).
When SB Nation published a controversial story on a sensitive topic, there was a huge public outcry. The subsequent peer review outlined key issues that will sound scarily familiar to many in the tech industry. Ruth Burr Reedy shares the most important takeaways to help fortify your own internal processes against big failures.
Pitching a guest post on hoverboards to a B2B marketing blog is, unsurprisingly, a bad idea. Find out why Bop Design rejects 9 out of every 10 pitches and what you can do to increase your own chances of pitching success.
It's been 5 weeks since Keyword Explorer's launch and in that time, more than 75,000 folks have tried out what is, in my opinion, the best keyword research tool on the market. Today, we're upgrading it further with three of the most requested features since launch.
The question on everyone's mind: Are coworking spaces eligible for GMB listings? Learn the answer to this and other important local SEO considerations when your main place of business is a shared coworking space.
Now that Q2 is nearing an end, we're sharing all the fancy updates we've made to Moz Content. If you haven't used it for content ideation and evaluation yet, now's the time to explore the new features and check it out!
Sometimes you have so much data it causes Excel to fail. When that happens, turn to Google BigQuery to help. Dominic Woodman walks you through setting up and using BigQuery for making huge datasets manageable.
Picture this: You discover that your site is ranking for a keyword you've been targeting. Cause for celebration, right? But what if that ranking page is irrelevant, wrong, or simply not the best choice? This frustrating situation is more common than you might think. Rand shows you how to cope when you find that your valuable queries are sending traffic to the wrong URLs in today's Whiteboard Friday.
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