Here is some good news out of Moz, they announced they are acquiring STAT Search Analytics. The overall feeling from the industry around this news is happiness. It seems this makes Moz look better after the downsizing and restructuring and people are happy for Rob and the whole STAT team.

You can read STATs post on this and Moz post on this as well.

Here is some of the industry reaction:

“We are two growing and profitable companies, both passionate about our shared vision and values. Together we can better serve our customers, and when they succeed, we succeed,” said CEO Sarah Bird. “Moz and STAT together provide a massive breadth of high-quality, actionable data and insights for marketers. Combining Moz’s keyword and link research tools with STAT’s daily rankings and SERP analytics, we have the most robust organic search solution in the industry.”

“The STAT team has an immense amount of respect and admiration for Moz and I have personally looked to Moz, specifically for its culture of innovation and transparency, as a company to emulate over the years,” said Bucci. “Joining together puts us in a stronger position to build the future both faster and better than before, and create search solutions that will change the industry.”

Forum discussion at Twitter.

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