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Are Google's Featured Snippets Taking Your Traffic? Fear Not!

This week's new Whiteboard Friday is all about how to earn that #0 ranking and get into the featured snippet result (aka "Answer Boxes").
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Hey +Rand Fishkin, I just posted a blog post right yesterday about the same topic: ;-)
Try to translate it in English and tell me what you think about.
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There Are Some Weird Link Building Myths Floating Around

In this week's new Whiteboard Friday, I'm covering 8 of the most pernicious and problematic -- ones you should definitely be aware of, and avoid:
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Best Ads You've Seen?

What are some of the best video ads you've seen in the last few years? We'd love to feature your submission at Mozcon.

Just leave a comment with the video link in the post, and upvote the ones you like best. Look forward to seeing what's resonated with you.
This year at Mozcon, we’re doing something new — featuring some of the most unique, creative, and mind-expanding advertisements of the last few years during the breaks (just before we introduce the next speakers). e.g. this praise-garnering Deutsche LA Volkswagen ad from 2011 But rather than just editorially select the ads, we’d love to have …
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SERP Features Tracking is Live

Big Launch Today at Moz!

Check it out directly:
And read Dr. Pete's post here:

We'd love any feedback you've got, and happy to answer questions, too.
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Had a brief look at it today and really liking this feature :)
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The SEO Keyword->Content Map

How do you build a great spreadsheet of all the keywords you're targeting mapped to all the URLs you're working to optimize on your site? I've got some ideas for you on this week's new Whiteboard Friday:
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Genius I'd call it!
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SEO for Voice Search & Conversational Search

My latest WB Friday:
We're hearing a lot about voice search lately, and that trend doesn't seem likely to disappear. But does it have a direct impact on how you should be thinking about your SEO strategy? In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand discusses what to expect when it comes to the future of search.
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Regarding Moz's Shift in Strategy and our August Layoffs...

I finally wrote a post about it:

Any questions you've got, please feel free to ask in the post comments and I'll do my best to answer.
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+Mark Traphagen Sir:THANKS a Lot!!
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Don't Go Too Narrow on Content Efforts

I see a lot of brands and marketers creating only content that speaks to a very narrow contingent of their specific customers. Generally, I'd recommend against that; here's why:
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Local Links Can Help Every Business -- Even Online-Only Ones

More about why (and how to get 'em) in my latest WB Friday:
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I was just the other day having a conversion with a client about this very topic... and just sent them the link! 
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Which of Google's Public Statements Should We Listen To?

When Google makes public statements about SEO, should we trust them? How do we know if they'll be revised in the future? How should we interpret what's being said?

That's the topic of my latest WB Friday:
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Conversion Pages vs. SEO Pages

There are real differences between what marketers need to do on pages that focus on SEO (earning links, ranking, driving engagement) vs. conversion-focused pages (CRO testing and optimization). How to choose and what to do are the topic of this week's new WB Friday:…/landing-page-seo-conversion-or-both-white…
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Should Marketers Keep Tracking KW Rankings? - my latest WB Friday is on a controversial, but important topic. What's the value of keyword rank tracking, and should we keep investing in the data?
Is the practice of tracking keywords truly dying? There's been a great deal of industry discussion around the topic of late, and some key points have been made. In today's Whiteboard Friday, Rand speaks to the biggest challenges keyword rank tracking faces today and how to solve for them.
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