Measuring E-A-T? — Whiteboard Friday

The author’s views are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz. The level of trust users have in your brand’s expertise is an important component when vying for that #1 spot, but Google has been ambiguous about what E-A-T (expertise-authoritativeness-trustworthiness) actually is, […]

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How to Build Effective Location Pages

The author’s views are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz. Location pages are an important part of multi-location SEO for enterprises and SMBs alike, but they aren’t easy to get right. At best, they should give potential customers zero excuse to […]

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Optimization Tips for Your SEO Career (and Your Life)

The author’s views are entirely his or her own (excluding the unlikely event of hypnosis) and may not always reflect the views of Moz. What does it take to advance your career? Knowledge? Absolutely. Skills? Most definitely. But there is another element, one so important that without it, knowledge and skills lie dormant: Action. In […]

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Identifying Subjective Attributes Of Entities

Sharing is caring! Identifying UGC Subjective Attributes Of Entities This recently granted patent is about identifying subjective attributes of entities. I haven’t seen a patent about subjective attributes of entities or responses to those entities. A critical aspect of it is that it is user-generated content. We get told that user-generated content (UGC) is becoming […]

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How Do I Improve My Domain Authority (DA)?

  The Short Version: Don’t obsess over Domain Authority (DA) for its own sake. Domain Authority shines at comparing your overall authority (your aggregate link equity, for the most part) to other sites and determining where you can compete. Attract real links that drive traffic, and you’ll improve both your Domain Authority and your rankings. Unless you’ve […]

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How Bad Was Google’s Deindexing Bug?

  On Friday, April 5, after many website owners and SEOs reported pages falling out of rankings, Google confirmed a bug that was causing pages to be deindexed: MozCast showed a multi-day increase in temperatures, including a 105° spike on April 6. While deindexing would naturally cause ranking flux, as pages temporarily fell out of rankings and then […]

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