Rand Fishkin

Wizard of Moz. Author, speaker, blogger, traveler, feminist, and husband to @everywhereist

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Rand Fishkin

4 days ago

Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber

susanjfowler.com

Rand Fishkin

7 days ago

A short piece, but a good one

It’s Easy to Make Enemies of People We Only Read About

nautil.us

Rand Fishkin

7 days ago

While I disagree with significant portions of this piece, it's absolutely worth a read.

The Problem with Intersectional Feminism

areomagazine.com

Rand Fishkin

13 days ago

In my experience, this matters more than anyone gives it credit

How Rudeness Stops People from Working Together

hbr.org

Rand Fishkin

14 days ago

One of the more important pieces I've written about on-page SEO in the last few years (and one that received a lot of attention)

No More Old-School, On-Page SEO; 5 Tactics that Have to Shift

moz.com

Rand Fishkin

27 days ago

Really good data, and shows a clear, positive, hopeful trend. Only trouble is, not enough Americans feel racism/sexism/bigotry is disqualifying.

The More Trump Hates, the More America Rejects His Hatred

slate.com

Rand Fishkin

29 days ago

Great writing, and towards an important purpose

Don’t Tell Your Friends They’re Lucky

nautil.us

Rand Fishkin

29 days ago

If Your Boss Could Do Your Job, You’re More Likely to Be Happy at Work

hbr.org

Rand Fishkin

29 days ago

Remarkable for both its simplicity and its innovation

The Heroism of Incremental Care

newyorker.com

Rand Fishkin

31 days ago

A solid, thorough assessment

Medium, and The Reason You Can’t Stand the News Anymore.

medium.com

Rand Fishkin

31 days ago

Voice may, sadly, be a tech that only helps the big guys :-(

Alexa and Google Assistant have a problem: People aren’t sticking with voice apps they try

recode.net

Rand Fishkin

37 days ago

Could have been cheesy or predictable, but turned out to be a terrific read, full of good lessons and tools.

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

businessinsider.com

Rand Fishkin

37 days ago

Intermittent Fasting: The Definitive Guide

medium.com

Rand Fishkin

37 days ago

Our Murrow Moment

thedailybeast.com

Rand Fishkin

39 days ago

Clickbait title, but the logic and research links within redeem.

Is feminism ruining romance?

qz.com

Rand Fishkin

39 days ago

Great read, and fascinating to learn more about this delicious beverage

Mezcal Sunrise

newyorker.com

Rand Fishkin

40 days ago

A solid assessment of Obama's core beliefs and why they may not match reality.

Obama's Mistake

mtv.com

Rand Fishkin

49 days ago

A must read for anyone in startup land

Don’t Get Trampled: The Puzzle For “Unicorn” Employees

medium.com

Rand Fishkin

53 days ago

So, so good.

Stop Spending So Much Time In Your Head

dariusforoux.com

Rand Fishkin

56 days ago

Unnerving to say the least.

How Republics End

nytimes.com

Rand Fishkin

56 days ago

Most articles on management suck. This one doesn't.

Five Essential Lessons I Learned In 20 Years Of Managing People

fastcompany.com

Rand Fishkin

56 days ago

Remarkable reporting and an insane, dire situation

A Bigger Problem Than ISIS?

newyorker.com

Rand Fishkin

64 days ago

While it's frustrating to read how illogical and biased we all are about politics, it's also valuable to know for the next time you find yourself wanting to convince someone.

How to Win Your Next Political Argument

nymag.com

Rand Fishkin

64 days ago

Solid. Concise. Worth a read.

Five Essential Lessons I Learned In 20 Years Of Managing People

fastcompany.com

Rand Fishkin

76 days ago

A new, smarter, more scientific way to think about willpower.

Have We Been Thinking About Willpower the Wrong Way for 30 Years?

hbr.org

Rand Fishkin

77 days ago

This is a powerful, missing perspective in the post-election media narrative.

I’m a Coastal Elite From the Midwest: The Real Bubble is Rural America

rollcall.com

Rand Fishkin

77 days ago

Solid advice from start to finish in here.

A People Ops Veteran on Navigating the Gnarliest Conversations

firstround.com

Rand Fishkin

77 days ago

Lots of interesting apps here, some familiar and others totally new to me.

time.com

Rand Fishkin

77 days ago

A wonderful read, succinctly put and beautifully written

Now Is the Time to Talk About What We Are Actually Talking About

newyorker.com

Rand Fishkin

97 days ago

We’re heading into dark times. This is how to be your own light in the Age of Trump

thecorrespondent.com

Rand Fishkin

99 days ago

What to Do About Trump? The Same Thing My Grandfather Did in 1930s Vienna.

tabletmag.com

Rand Fishkin

99 days ago

A frustrating read for those who, like me, believe normalizing racist acts is dangerous by itself. But a good, valuable read regardless.

Research says there are ways to reduce racial bias. Calling people racist isn’t one of them.

vox.com

Rand Fishkin

117 days ago

Scary as hell, and a huge problem for Twitter as a platform

Harassed On Twitter: 'People Need To Know The Reality Of What It's Like Out There'

npr.org

Rand Fishkin

119 days ago

Woo hoo! I hope all 234 of them are kinder than we tend to be.

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

independent.co.uk

Rand Fishkin

120 days ago

This is a hell of a life and an amazing story to boot.

The Socialite Spy Who Played So Dumb She Outsmarted the Nazis

thedailybeast.com

Rand Fishkin

120 days ago

I think Pocket's ability to measure engagement is a game changer. Just worry how content might be separated from its publishers.

Pocket's Next Frontier: Solving The Internet's Clickbait Problem

fastcompany.com

Rand Fishkin

120 days ago

Online marketers will eventually need to figure out how to leverage this power, too

If you want to influence people don't try to persuade them. Use ‘pre-suasion’ instead.

latimes.com

Rand Fishkin

122 days ago

Powerful story

“You Girls Having Fun?”

eater.com

Rand Fishkin

124 days ago

Great read. Fascinating to see how Obama thinks of himself.

Barack Obama and Doris Kearns Goodwin: The Ultimate Exit Interview

vanityfair.com

Rand Fishkin

124 days ago

Whoa. Watch out for phones on the table when playing games of chance...

Full(er) House: Exposing high-end poker cheating devices

elie.net

Rand Fishkin

133 days ago

What Happened When I Moved My Company To A 5-Hour Workday

fastcompany.com

Rand Fishkin

134 days ago

It's not just the results here, but the unusual recommendations that make this a great read.

Science Says Night Owls Are Smarter and Make More Money (and a Morning Coffee Can Ruin Your Day)

inc.com

Rand Fishkin

134 days ago

This is extraordinary. The study results with folks laid off, or going through emotional turmoil is practically unbelievable. Can't recommend this enough.

You Can Write Your Way Out of an Emotional Funk. Here’s How.

nymag.com

Rand Fishkin

168 days ago

Huh. I never would have known, and always assumed they were relatively similar in effectiveness.

Should you take Tylenol, Advil, or aspirin for pain? Here's what the evidence says.

vox.com

Rand Fishkin

168 days ago

Disgusting, but better to know than to remain ignorant

How Wall Street Bro Talk Keeps Women Down

nytimes.com

Rand Fishkin

168 days ago

Such an amazing story, and a great read to boot

A daring betrayal helped wipe out Cali cocaine cartel

seattletimes.com

Rand Fishkin

187 days ago

My night out in Cleveland with the worst men on the internet

theguardian.com

Rand Fishkin

207 days ago

What Makes Work Meaningful — Or Meaningless

sloanreview.mit.edu

Rand Fishkin

207 days ago

An interesting take on the ideology and thoughts from Trump supporters

Why Trump Supporters Think He'll Win

theatlantic.com

Rand Fishkin

214 days ago

Ideology is the Problem

theness.com

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