Collaboration and user management in the new Search Console

August 29, 2018 | SEO Resources
As part of our reinvention of Search Console, we have been rethinking the models of facilitating cooperation and accountability for our users. We decided to redesign the product around cooperative team usage and transparency of action history. The new Search Console will gradually provide better history tracking to show who performed which significant property-affecting modifications, such as changing a setting, validating an issue or submitting
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The Long-Term Link Acquisition Value of Content Marketing

August 28, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by KristinTynskiRecently, new internal analysis of our work here at Fractl has yielded a fascinating finding: Content marketing that generates mainstream press is likely 2X as effective as originally thought. Additionally, the long-term ROI is potentially many times higher than previously reported. I'll caveat that by saying this applies only to content that can generate mainstream press attention. At Fractl, this is our primary focus as a
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A Quarter-Million Reasons to Use Moz's Link Intersect Tool

August 28, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by rjonesx.Let me tell you a story. It begins with me in a hotel room halfway across the country, trying to figure out how I'm going to land a contract from a fantastic new lead, worth annually $250,000. We weren't in over our heads by any measure, but the potential client was definitely looking at what most would call "enterprise" solutions and we weren't exactly "enterprise." Could we meet their needs? Hell yes we could — better tha
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SEO Negotiation: How to Ace the Business Side of SEO - Whiteboard Friday

August 23, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by BritneyMullerSEO isn't all meta tags and content. A huge part of the success you'll see is tied up in the inevitable business negotiations. In this week's Whiteboard Friday, our resident expert Britney Muller walks us through a bevy of smart tips and considerations that will strengthen your SEO negotiation skills, whether you're a seasoned pro or a newbie to the practice. Click on the whiteboard image above to open a high-resolution
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Links, Mobile Usability, and site management in the new Search Console

August 21, 2018 | SEO Resources
More features are coming to the Mobile Usability report Mobile Usability is an important priority for all site owners. In order to help site owners with fixing mobile usability issues, we launched the Mobile Usability report on the new Search Console. Issue names are the same as in the old report but we now allow users to submit a validation and reindexing request when an issue is fixed, similar to other reports in the new Search Console. Sit
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NEW On-Demand Crawl: Quick Insights for Sales, Prospecting, & Competitive Analysis

August 20, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by Dr-PeteIn June of 2017, Moz launched our entirely rebuilt Site Crawl, helping you dive deep into crawl issues and technical SEO problems, fix those issues in your Moz Pro Campaigns (tracked websites), and monitor weekly for new issues. Many times, though, you need quick insights outside of a Campaign context, whether you're analyzing a prospect site before a sales call or trying to assess the competition. For years, Moz had a lab tool c
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Do You Need Local Pages? - Whiteboard Friday

August 16, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by Tom.CapperDoes it make sense for you to create local-specific pages on your website? Regardless of whether you own or market a local business, it may make sense to compete for space in the organic SERPs using local pages. Please give a warm welcome to our friend Tom Capper as he shares a 4-point process for determining whether local pages are something you should explore in this week's Whiteboard Friday! Click on the whiteboard image a
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Ranking the 6 Most Accurate Keyword Research Tools

August 13, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by Jeff_BakerIn January of 2018 Brafton began a massive organic keyword targeting campaign, amounting to over 90,000 words of blog content being published. Did it work? Well, yeah. We doubled the number of total keywords we rank for in less than six months. By using our advanced keyword research and topic writing process published earlier this year we also increased our organic traffic by 45% and the number of keywords ranking in the top t
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How to Win Some Local Customers Back from Amazon this Holiday Season

August 12, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by MiriamEllisYour local business may not be able to beat Amazon at the volume of their own game of convenient shipping this holiday season, but don't assume it's a game you can't at least get into! This small revelation took me by surprise last month while I was shopping for a birthday gift for my brother. Like many Americans, I'm feeling growing qualms about the economic and societal impacts of putting my own perceived convenience at the
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What Do Dolphins Eat? Lessons from How Kids Search

August 9, 2018 | SEO Resources
Posted by willcritchlowKids may search differently than adults, but there are some interesting insights from how they use Google that can help deepen our understanding of searchers in general. Comfort levels with particular search strategies, reading only the bold words, taking search suggestions and related searches as answers — there's a lot to dig into. In this week's slightly different-from-the-norm Whiteboard Friday, we welcome the fantast
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