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Quickly Reversing the Fat Webmaster Curse

Long story short, -38 pounds in about 2 months or so. Felt great the entire time and felt way more focused day to day. Maybe you don’t have a lot of weight to lose but this whole approach can significantly help you cognitively.

In fact, the diet piece was originally formed for cognitive enhancements rather than weight loss.

Before I get into this post I just want to explicitly state that I am not a doctor, medical professional, medical researcher, or any type of medical/health anything. This is not advice, I am just sharing my experience.

My Must Have Tools of 2014

There are a lot of tools in the SEO space (sorry, couldn't resist :D) and over the years we've seen tools fall into 2 broad categories. Tools that aim to do just about everything and tools that focus on one discipline of online marketing.

Should Venture Backed Startups Engage in Spammy SEO?

Here's a recent video of the founders of RapGenius talking at TechCrunch disrupt.

Oops, wrong video. Here's the right one. Same difference.

I Am an Entity: Hacking the Knowledge Graph

Posted by Andrew_Isidoro

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.

For a long time Google has algorithmically led users towards web pages based on search strings, yet over the past few years, we've seen many changes which are leading to a more data-driven model of semantic search.

The Shape of Things to Come: Google in 2014

Posted by gfiorelli1

We can't imagine the future without first understanding the past.

In this post, I will present what I consider the most relevant events we experienced this year in search, and will try to paint a picture of things to come by answering this question: How will Google evolve now that it has acquired Wavii, Behav.io, PostRank, and Grapple, along with machine learning and neural computing technology?

Easing the Pain of Keyword Not Provided: 5 Tactics for Reclaiming Your Data

Posted by timresnik

All About You: Results of the Moz Blog Survey

Posted by Trevor-Klein

Last month, 766 of our readers took a few minutes to tell us what they thought of the Moz Blog. We were absolutely blown away by the quality of the feedback we got, and we're excited to share what we learned with all of you.

An Eight-Step Plan to Get PR-Driven Links

Posted by Jess_Champion

In a past life I worked exclusively in traditional print and broadcast PR, where digital coverage was viewed as a bonus. But since landing a job as a PR consultant at Distilled, all of that has changed. My goals have shifted.

Previously my goals were things like brand awareness and changing audience perceptions—and these were driven by press coverage.

Beware Of SEO Truthiness

When SEO started, many people routinely used black-box testing to try any figure out what pages the search engines rewarded.

Black box testing is terminology used in IT. It’s a style of testing that doesn’t assume knowledge of the internal workings of a machine or computer program. Rather, you can only test how the system responds to inputs.