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Today we’re launching a new Zagat website and mobile app for Android and iPhone that puts the very best restaurants and nightspots right at your fingertips. And for the first time, our trusted Zagat ratings and reviews are available for free with no registration required. The new Zagat features the latest news and video content from our expert local editors, curated lists (think “10 Hidden Restaurant Gardens Around DC”), powerful [...]

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Posted by Dr-Pete Back on June 21st, Matt Cutts replied to a tweet about payday loan spam with an unusual bit of information (reported on Search Engine Roundtable): The exact timeline was a bit unclear, but Matt seemed to suggest a prolonged algorithm update covering as many as three weeks. Four days later, we tracked our highest temperature ever on MozCast, followed by more record highs: Seven days during the [...]

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We’ve all heard “SEO is Dead” from alarmists, the uninformed, and in countless link bait articles (irony?). But is there any truth to it? While Search Engine Optimization may look completely different than it did even a year ago, I firmly believe that SEO is not only alive, but thriving. Here’s why: Some of SEO is Dead Many tactics that have fallen under the SEO umbrella can safely be considered [...]

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The following was originally posted to the Analytics Japan blog. Google recommends responsive web design as a way of optimizing for smartphones and tablets. Responsive web design is a method of identifying the device based on the screen size and adjusting the design using CSS, while sharing one block of HTML across all devices. The concept has also been discussed on the Webmaster Central Blog so head over there for [...]

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If search engine optimization techniques are not on your radar, it should be. According to the top internet marketing experts, SEO is the best value treatment for business websites. It significantly maximizes your business value and helps it to increase profits. It supports business objectives and allows websites to gain better rankings. Of course, it is full of challenges and poses various types of objective and subjective hurdles, but overcoming [...]

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Google is making it easier for you to discover what your friends like on Google+. Starting Tuesday the company is going to start highlighting posts that have been +1’d by people in your circles on your stream, as well as highlighting some of your own well-received posts to your friends in their main stream on Google+. SEE ALSO: 20 Funniest YouTube Videos According to Reddit The feature is somewhat similar [...]

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Posted by Matt Peters Yesterday at MozCon, I presented the results from Moz’s Ranking Factors 2013 study. In this post I will highlight the key takeaways, and we will follow it up with a full report and data set sometime later this summer. Overview Every two years, Moz runs a Ranking Factors study to determine which attributes of pages and sites have the strongest association with ranking highly in Google. [...]

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Posted by russvirante This post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author’s views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of Moz, Inc. Keyword data sources have long been a key tool in the pockets of search engine optimizers. There is little argument that know what people search for [...]

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Every year in June comes a week where Googlers around the world stop reviewing code, ignore their inboxes and leave their cubicles behind to participate in GoogleServe, our global week of service. This year, more than 8,500 Googlers from 75+ offices participated in 500 projects. Not only was this our largest GoogleServe to date, but it was also one of the more unique, as many projects were designed to expand [...]

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Posted by iseff The app ecosystem is growing quicker than almost any other ecosystem has before, and the shift from desktop web to mobile app is happening faster than even the most optimistic predictions thought. Traditionally, the Moz blog hasn’t included much content about mobile, the app ecosystem, and app marketing. Rand has written before about his thoughts on App Store Optimization (ASO) and mobile apps, but with the dramatic [...]

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