Top Level Domains: how Google handles them; Yahoo is getting serious again.  Plus, Google’s Suggestions when you first sign up for Search Console and listener question on Submitting website links into directory where already many links are pending.

This July 29th SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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Google: Do Not Ask for Links !!! It’s sad they even have to say this in this day in age. But I guess reminders are needed. Plus, your URL should be in the same language as the content; Building a Store Locator for your site – Thinking about this for SEO and Local Search. Google: Don’t change links to HTTPS

This July 15th SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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Tracking “Mobilegeddon” results; Search Results shake up. AOL goes Bing and Yahoo testing Google. Your URL should be in the same language as the content. Comparing Site in Webmaster Tools Implications?  Issues with Spammy Rich-snippets coming to a head. JohnMu still recommendingPubSubHubbub.

This July 8th SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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Google adding “Quotes” into Search results without citing sources; John Muller goes deep into Reconsideration Requests, When asked about why some penalties are lifted faster than others, JohnMu gives a long detailed answer. Trends now updates in REALTIME !!! CounteringRevenge Porn – Good for you Google!
Plus, Matt Cutts speaks… kinda, Gary Illyes warns noindexworks even in the body and Again … Google Analytics not usedin SERP Rankings

 

This July 1st SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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Google Says It May Unverify Inactive Local Business Listings if businesses  haven’t logged in within six months.  Plus they discuss syndicated content at the request of a SEO 101 Google+ community member as Ross Dunn and John Carcutt discuss a posted article that explains how you can safely syndicate without screwing up your SEO.This June 24th SEO 101 podcast is available now:

This June 24th SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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Ross Dunn and John Carcutt followup on their discussion on Social Media Can Impact Your SEO. They debunk what they dont think applies from increased domain rankings to personalized results to relevant keywords and more.

This June 3rd SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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Ross Dunn and John Carcutt go through 8 Ways Social Media Can Impact Your SEO. They go through the list below:

Brand Awareness: “people who have heard about you on social media search in Google for branded keywords” – no = search behavior
Link Potential: “social sharing can result in citations and links”
Personalized Results: “Google+ posts rank in Google; +1-ed content ranks higher; pictures of authors in your circle are visible”
Increased Domain Rankings: “the more your content is shared, the higher your rankings will be.”
Social Media Sites Get High Rankings: “your social media pages are likely to rank in the top 10 for your branded keywords”
Google+ Impacts Local Search: “reviews, +1s, verified pages, local area codes, complete profiles and more all help you to rank higher.”
Relevant Keywords: “your social media posts will rank for keywords you includes”
Faster Indexing: “social media shares can significantly speed up the content indexing process

This May 27th SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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Hosts Ross Dunn and John Carcutt dive into Google’s thin content and Hub Pages as well as chat about more Panda news.

 

This May 20th SEO 101 podcast is available now: listen or download (right click and save). You can also find all past shows on iTunes. 

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