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  • newGet to Know the Moz Community Managers
    Posted by jennitaAt this very moment a spammy comment is being written on the Moz Blog, a tweet is being sent to @Moz, and someone is signing up for the next Mozinar. You'll probably never see any of these happen, and may not realize that just lik…
    - 22 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 12:15am -
  • Know What Your Audience Wants Before Investing in Content Creation and Marketing - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishContent marketing is an iterative process: We learn and improve by analyzing the success of the things we produce. That doesn't mean, though, that we shouldn't set ourselves up for that success in the first place, and the best wa…
    - 4 days ago 23 Jan 15, 12:16am -
  • 5 Years of SEO Changes and Better Goal-Setting - Videos from MozTalk 2
    Posted by CharleneKateHave you ever noticed how Rand is often speaking at conferences all around the world? Well, we realized that those of us here in Seattle rarely get to see them. So we started MozTalks, a free event here at the MozPlex.It no…
    - 5 days ago 22 Jan 15, 12:14am -
  • Everything You Need To Know About Sponsored Content
    Posted by ChadPollittThis 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.M…
    - 6 days ago 20 Jan 15, 10:28pm -
  • Why SEOs Need to Care About Correlation as Much (or More) than Causation
    Posted by randfishToday I'm going to make a crazy claim—that in modern SEO, there are times, situations, and types of analyses where correlation is actually MORE interesting and useful than causality. I know that sounds insane, but stick with…
    - 7 days ago 20 Jan 15, 12:18am -
  • Technical Site Audit Checklist: 2015 Edition
    Posted by GeoffKenyonBack in 2011, I wrote a technical site audit checklist, and while it was thorough, there have been a lot of additions to what is encompassed in a site audit. I have gone through and updated that old checklist for 2015. Some o…
    - 8 days ago 19 Jan 15, 12:13am -
  • Hacking Keyword Targeting by Serving Interest-Based Searches - Whiteboard Friday
    Posted by randfishDepending on your industry, the more obvious and conversion-focused keywords you might target could be few and far between. With Google continuing to evolve, though, there's a whole host of other areas you might look: interest-…
    - 11 days ago 16 Jan 15, 12:17am -
  • E-Commerce KPI Study: There's (Finally) a Benchmark for That
    Posted by ProfAlfonsoBeing a digital marketer, I spend my day knee-deep in data. The time I don't spend analysing it, I spend explaining its significance to a client or junior colleague or arguing its significance with a client or senior colleague…
    - 12 days ago 15 Jan 15, 12:16am -
  • 7 Dead-Simple Ways to Improve Slide Decks
    Posted by EricaMcGillivraySlide decks are a powerful way to back up any type of presentation from team meetings and sales pitches to conference keynotes and workshops. We've all seen presentations with poor design that takes away from talks, and a…
    - 13 days ago 14 Jan 15, 12:15am -

Search Engine Land

  • newSearchCap: Cortana, SEO Speed & Matt Cutts Google Talk
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Cortana, SEO Speed & Matt Cutts Google Talk appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for…
    - 26 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 10:00pm -
  • new5 Days to Save on SMX West – Register Now!
    Early Bird rates for Search Marketing Expo – SMX West expire this Friday. Register now and get three days of exceptional content and invaluable industry connections for only $1595. Think SEO is dead? We’ll show you how dead wrong you are with ove…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 6:03pm -
  • newVideo Of Matt Cutts Talking About The Early Days At Google
    Miss hearing from Google's Matt Cutts? Here is a 34 minute video of him giving a talk at UNC Chapel Hill the other week.The post Video Of Matt Cutts Talking About The Early Days At Google appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search En…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 5:09pm -
  • newSite Speed & PPC Performance: Why You Can’t Ignore A Slow Site Anymore
    SEO professionals have talked a lot about site speed since Google made it a ranking factor, but columnist Pauline Jakober says paid search marketers need to pay attention, too. The post Site Speed & PPC Performance: Why You Can’t Ignore A Slow Si…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 4:32pm -
  • new11 Tips For Using Slide Presentations For Local SEO Advantage
    Looking to go beyond images and videos in your local optimization efforts? Columnist Chris Silver Smith discusses a type of media you may not have considered.The post 11 Tips For Using Slide Presentations For Local SEO Advantage appeared first on S…
    - 8 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 2:20pm -
  • newCortana Expands The Boundaries Of Search, But Will It Eventually Eat It Too?
    Cortana, the personal digital assistant, has become a key part of Microsoft's competitive strategy.The post Cortana Expands The Boundaries Of Search, But Will It Eventually Eat It Too? appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engin…
    - 15 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 7:52am -
  • Wanted: Session Ideas For SMX Advanced
    Here's your chance to help shape the agenda for our always sold-out Seattle conference.The post Wanted: Session Ideas For SMX Advanced appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 10:01pm -
  • SearchCap: Pinterest Search Customized By Gender, Dissecting Organic Traffic & Expedia Buys Travelocity
    Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the web.The post SearchCap: Pinterest Search Customized By Gender, Dissecting Organic Traffic & Expedia Buys Travelocity appeared first on Search…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 9:18pm -
  • PLAs Drove 56 Percent Of Non-Brand Google AdWords Clicks In Q4 [RKG]
    Click share also rose on Bing's product ads, doubling from Q3.The post PLAs Drove 56 Percent Of Non-Brand Google AdWords Clicks In Q4 [RKG] appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article.
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 7:47pm -
  • Pinterest Search Is Now Customized By Gender
    Aiming to attract more men to its social bookmarking network, the company is serving different search results for males and females.The post Pinterest Search Is Now Customized By Gender appeared first on Search Engine Land.Please visit Search Engi…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 7:39pm -

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Facebook News

  • newHow Much Does Facebook Really Know About Its Users?
    Since social networks have become more user-data and advertising driven, algorithms have been of chief importance, and Facebook is seemingly always under fire. A personality trait study on Facebook that began in 2007 recently drew to a close, has l…
    - 26 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 10:00pm -
  • newVine Celebrates Second Year, 1.5 Billion Daily Loops
    Vine’s Jason Toff, head of product, celebrated the video app’s second anniversary on Saturday with a congratulatory tweet:Having just celebrated our 2nd birthday, I’m thrilled to share that we’re now seeing more than 1.5 billion loops per…
    - 56 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:30pm -
  • newFiksu: App Downloads Hit Record High in December 2014
    User acquisition and marketing company Fiksu has released its indexes for December 2014, which marked a huge increase in app downloads to end the year. Its App Store Competitive index, which tracks the average number of daily downloads for the t…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • newReport: Healthcare.gov Sharing User Data With Advertisers
    Healthcare.gov has been plagued with allegations of data insecurity that began before it even went live. Now the Associated Press has found that personal data, like age, marital status, zip code, and parental status is being sent out to third party…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 8:30pm -
  • newTwitter and the Business of Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]
    What were you tweeting about at the tail-end of 2014 – and how did you feel about it?Remember when Taylor Swift quit Spotify? That announcement generated 10,000 emotional responses* on Twitter in the 24 hours after her statement, and almost two i…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 8:00pm -
  • newCertain Words Trigger Facebook Prompts to Page Admins, Urging Them to Create Ads
    Facebook page administrators who use words like \"discount\" in posts for their pages may be prompted to create ads.Reader Veronica Gentili shared the screenshot to the right (in Italian, as she is based in Italy), in which she was prompted to cr…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 7:30pm -
  • newEast Coast Blizzard: Uber to Cap Surge Pricing & Donate Proceeds to Red Cross
    Winter storm Juno is already making its social media debut. East coasters are doing all they can to prepare: stock up on groceries in case it’s as bad as they say it will be, crossing their fingers for some bonus snow days, and of course, brace th…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 6:45pm -
  • newHandle Productivity App Launches on iOS
    Handle, a mobile software and cloud services company, has announced the launch of its iOS app, designed to help users organize and respond to time-sensitive obligations in their daily lives. The app combines a user’s email and calendar items with…
    - 4 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 6:15pm -
  • new5 Questions to Determine if You’re Winning on Twitter
    The results of social media campaigns can be difficult to measure in the short run, so how can you know if your efforts are successful? It’s all about data, baby! Social media, like all marketing, is data-driven, and you should be using that data…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 5:31pm -
  • newThe Importance of Social Media for Your Job Search [INFOGRAPHIC]
    Did you know that 73 percent of recruiters have hired a candidate through social media, and that 93 percent of hiring managers will review an applicant’s social media profile before taking the next step?Which means it’s never been more importan…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 5:00pm -

Tech Crunch

Hosting News

  • newGigeNET Expanding Again. New Datacenter In Ashburn, VA Opens
    (The Hosting News) – GigeNET is excited to announce they just opened a brand-new datacenter in Ashburn, VA. This is the 3rd location for the full service, managed hosting provider offering dedicated, cloud and hybrid hosting solutions. Their headqu…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 5:10pm -
  • newCloudLinux Releases DB Governor For MySQL Database Server
    (The Hosting News) – Innovative shared hosting operating system (OS) developer CloudLinux (http://www.cloudlinux.com), announced today the release of its DB Governor software, designed to give hosters the ability to set limits for individual accoun…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 5:09pm -
  • newWiredTree Introduces New Client-Focused Site Design
    (The Hosting News) – WiredTree, a premium provider of managed virtual private servers, dedicated servers, and hybrid servers, has announced a radical redesign of its website. The new responsive design offers clients an elegant, intuitive experience…
    - 5 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 5:09pm -
  • newColocation America Creates “STEM” Grant Program Supporting K-12 Scholars
    (The Hosting News) – Colocation America, (www.colocationamerica.com), a leading provider of colocation and dedicated server hosting, announced a new grant opportunity that supports efforts to bolster science, technology, engineering and math educa…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 4:43pm -
  • newCA Cloud Launches New Global Content Delivery Network Service for Cloud Hosting Customers
    (The Hosting News) – CA Cloud, the leading Canadian Cloud Hosting provider, has announced the public availability of their Content Delivery Network (CDN) service for Canadian cloud hosting customers. The new CDN service allows customers to accelera…
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 4:43pm -
  • Virtualizor 2.6.3 released with some new features
    (The Hosting News) –  Softaculous Ltd., the developer of Virtualizor VPS panel which allows admins to create a VPS on the fly by the click of a button, announced the release of Virtualizor 2.6.3, with some new feature improvements and bug fixes. V…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 5:35pm -
  • Axiom Fiber Networks to Attend Metro Connect USA 2015
    (The Hosting News) –  Axiom Fiber Networks, a telecommunications infrastructure services provider operating in the greater New York City metropolitan region, announced today that Chief Executive Officer Felipe Alvarez and Vice President of Sales a…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 5:34pm -
  • Open-Xchange announce integration with ExtendASP Control Panel
    (The Hosting News) –  Open-Xchange, creator of messaging, collaboration and office productivity software has announced a technical partnership with ExtendASP that will see full integration of OX App Suite with the ExtendASP Control Panel hosting m…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 5:33pm -
  • Total Server Solutions Powers Connectivity At Atlanta Tech Village
    (The Hosting News) –  Total Server Solutions (TSS), a provider of managed services, facilities, and infrastructure announced today that they have partnered with Atlanta Tech Village (the Village) to provide serious bandwidth to help startups succe…
    - 3 days ago 23 Jan 15, 5:31pm -
  • Industry Veteran Bill LaPerch Joins Global Capacity Board
    (The Hosting News) – Global Capacity, the leading connectivity as a service company, today announces the appointment of Bill LaPerch, former Chief Executive Officer of AboveNet, to the Global Capacity Board.  In this new capacity, Mr. LaPerch will…
    - 4 days ago 22 Jan 15, 1:59pm -

WebPro News

  • newBob Dylan Launches New Album Through — AARP?
    The times they are a-changin’. Indeed. Bob Dylan, the voice of a generation, knows where his generation is nowadays. According to the New York Post, Dylan sought out AARP magazine as the place to launch hi latest album. “They sought …
    - 21 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 10:05pm -
  • newChrissy Teigen, John Legend: Sexy, Sizzling Photo Shoot

    - 40 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:46pm -
  • newSarah Hyland Commits Red Carpet Faux Pas
    Sarah Hyland committed what some of Hollywood’s elite would consider to be a terrible faux pas–right on the red carpet at the SAG Awards on Sunday. What did the Modern Family star do that made the media take notice? Sarah …
    - 59 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:27pm -
  • newDoubleClick Adds More Viewability Features
    Earlier this month at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Google made a couple of big advertiser-related announcements. For one, they’ve added over 30 broadcasters, premium publishers, and major brands to Google Partner Select, the premium…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Jan 15, 9:24pm -
  • newSofia Vergara Gushes Over Fiancé Joe Manganiello and Her ‘Bling-Bling’ on the SAG Red Carpet
    Sofia Vergara couldn’t help but gush about her fiancé Joe Manganiello and the beautiful engagement ring he offered to his love during a red carpet interview at Sunday’s SAG Awards. However, it was hard for viewers to focus on her …
    - 2 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 8:38pm -
  • newPolice Think Google’s Waze App Could Get Them Killed
    Crowdsourced traffic app Waze lets users input a lot of information about the roads they travel – accidents, construction zones, icy roads, etc. It also lets users tell each other about that cop posted up at the upcoming intersection. And …
    - 2 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 8:02pm -
  • newFacebook Blocks ‘Insulting’ Pages on Muhammad in Turkey: Report
    Apparently, Facebook isn’t going to fight the free speech battle today. According to multiple outlets, which cite both state reports and a source inside Facebook, the social network has blocked access to some pages inside Turkey. The move follows a…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 7:10pm -
  • newReport Finds YouTube To Be Biggest Loser Of 2014 For Social Media Traffic Referrals
    Each quarter, we look at Shareaholic’s reports on social media traffic referrals, which give us an idea of how eight different social media platforms are performing in terms of driving traffic to websites. The latest one came out on Monday …
    - 4 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 6:46pm -
  • newStumbleUpon Traffic Referrals Back On The Rise
    Shareaholic has a new report out looking at social media traffic referrals from eight social networks in the last quarter. Out of those eight, only two – Facebook and StumbleUpon – showed growth over the prior quarter in terms of …
    - 5 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 4:57pm -
  • newNFL Highlights Are Finally Coming to YouTube, Google Search
    The NFL has finally joined YouTube. Welcome to the future, guys! The new channel is part of a deal with Google, which will see the NFL upload official highlights and more video content on YouTube. “It’s pretty simple: On any …
    - 6 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 4:40pm -

Mashable

  • newGuy trained pet bunny to bring him beer in a tiny cart
    Yes, we will also have an ice-cold beer with extra hops, please.A brilliant guy trained his girlfriend's adorable rabbit, Wallace, to bring him beer by request. The bunny-owner even crafted a painfully cute beer cart out of cardboard for the pe…
    - 26 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 10:00pm -
  • newCops want Google to disable Waze police-tracking feature
    Law enforcement officials aren't too happy with the Google-owned Waze app, which can be used to warn drivers when police are nearby.At a meeting at a National Sheriffs Association conference earlier this month, a group of sheriffs raised concern…
    - 32 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:54pm -
  • newMicrosoft Surface sales topped $1 billion in December quarter
    The Surface is now a billion-dollar quarterly business for Microsoft.Microsoft Surface revenue hit $1.1 billion in the December quarter, an increase of 24% year-over-year, driven by growing sales of the Surface Pro 3 and accessories, the company…
    - 40 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:46pm -
  • new11 hot cocktails to defrost your frozen face
    The only thing better than a beloved hot beverage is its spiked big sisterFor a warm and cozy upgrade, add hard liquor and complimentary spices to your favorite ciders, hot chocolates and coffees. If you're looking for a little guidance, these r…
    - 41 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:45pm -
  • newBarbershop quartet makes airplane delay tolerable
    There is nothing more infuriating to an airline passenger than being stuck on the tarmac in travel limbo without leg room or entertainment.A US Airways flight to New Orleans was delayed for maintenance after boarding, which basically means ever…
    - 41 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:45pm -
  • newFacebook quietly rolled out a bare-bones app in emerging markets
    While 1.6 billion people around the world take the latest and greatest smartphones for granted, many in emerging markets remain tethered to older devices.That's likely why Facebook quietly rolled out Facebook Lite, a lightweight Android version…
    - 45 mins ago 26 Jan 15, 9:41pm -
  • newKlay Thompson's record night: So wild people thought their apps were glitching
    Perhaps lost for some snow-frightened East Coasters was a stunning bit of history that went down out in Oakland, California, late on Friday night: Klay Thompson of the Golden State Warriors caught fire and set an NBA record by scoring 37 points…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Jan 15, 9:26pm -
  • newU.S. charges 3 in New York Russian spy ring case
    Three people were charged Monday in connection with a Cold War-style Russian spy ring that tried to recruit New York City residents as intelligence sources, authorities said.The defendants were directed by Russian authorities "to gather intellig…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Jan 15, 9:14pm -
  • new13 wintry books to keep you cozy during a snowstorm
    Behind food, shelter and hard alcohol, a gripping book is a key piece of the blizzard survival guideFrom the book club picks you've been meaning to get to, to the contemporary classics you haven't re-read in years, a day of forced seclusion is t…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Jan 15, 9:10pm -
  • new13 concerned parents with concerning blizzard advice
    No matter what age, your mom is going to worry about your ability to feed yourself — and during a blizzard, she is going to worry about your wine supply running outBecause the nor'easter of a lifetime is headed to much of the northeastern Unit…
    - 1 hour ago 26 Jan 15, 9:00pm -
  • newIBM expected to cut 'several thousand' employees, not 112,000 as rumored
    IBM is expected to lay off "several thousand" employees, but not the 112,000 that had been reportedA rep for the company told Reuters that "if anyone had checked information readily available from our public earnings statements, or had simply as…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Jan 15, 8:53pm -

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