The SEO 101 Podcast on WebmasterRadio.Fm

The SEO 101 Podcast on WebmasterRadio.Fm

The SEO 101 Podcast on WebmasterRadio.FM has been hosted by our CEO, Ross Dunn since 2009. The podcast has been favourited by Google’s own John Mueller, regularly cited as a top podcast on SEO by top sites like Search Engine Journal and HubSpot, and has over 3 million downloads and counting.

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SEO 101 Ep 404: An Interview with Joost de Valk, Founder of Yoast SEO

Joost de Valk, Founder and Chief Product Officer of Yoast joins Ross Dunn to discuss the Yoast SEO plugin. The interview covers the basic and advanced features, plus some upcoming updates and enhancements to the plugin that is sure to interest all users.  ...

SEO 101 Ep 403: Google Core Updates, Managing Problematic Reviews, and More.

Scott and Ross discuss a variety of timely SEO news; from the recent light core update, and new Google My Business review management tool, to a free link building sponsorship tool and a question from a listener.   [spreaker type=player...

SEO 101 Ep 402: SEO News Update

Ross and his guest co-host, Scott Van Achte, discuss the past few weeks of search engine and SEO news. This diverse episode ranges in content from Google suspensions and how to set the opening date for your Google My Business listing, to a “Brave” new ultra-private...

SEO 101 Ep 401: Knowledge Panels and SEO with Jason Barnard

In this episode, Ross Dunn interviewed Jason Barnard, the Brand SERP Guy, CEO and founder at Kalicube.pro. Jason’s understanding of how the Google Knowledge Panel can be influenced and leveraged for brand recognition is unmatched. SEO 101 listeners will takeaway very...

SEO 101 Ep 400: Google’s John Mueller

Google Search Advocate, John Mueller, was the guest in this 400th episode of SEO 101 on WebmasterRadio.FM. The show started with a solemn nod to the loss of a fellow SEO, Hamlet Batista. Next, John Carcutt and Ross Dunn asked several questions of John Mueller...

SEO 101 Ep 399: Stephan Spencer

In this episode of SEO 101, the hosts interview a special guest, and long time friend, Stephan Spencer. Stephan describes his journey into SEO and the great strides it has taken. He shares excellent tips on everything from link building to digital PR, artificial...

SEO 101 Ep 398: Google SEO Tips for 2021

Ross Dunn and guest host, Scott Van Achte, review Moz’s SEO tips for 2021 and share their own. They also cover some of the latest search news in mobile, local SEO, and a search engine taking more user share than many expected it would. [spreaker type=player...

SEO 101 Ep 397: Examining Google’s December Core Update

Google’s December Core Update was immense and it stirred up a lot of emotions (positive and negative) for site owners who improved rankings or were devastated by the update. Ross and Scott review what is known about the update, who was affected, and how to respond to...

SEO 101 Ep 396: Business Mentorship and SEO with John Espley

Ross interviews John Espley, Chief Connector at ConnectionSkills.ca about his work with small and medium businesses and how businesses connect with SEO, link building, and online marketing overall. The discussion often touches on the merits of networking and how...

SEO 101 Episode 395: Interview with Roger Montti on Google Passages, Link Building, and More

In this episode, Ross interviews prolific Search Engine Journal writer, Roger Montti on his start in the SEO business and the work he does. The discussion then moves on to the latest news from Google such as passages, common SEO issues he encounters with client sites,...

Sometimes, you just need to get down to the very basics. That’s why we love Webmaster Radio’s SEO 101 — a series of podcasts that dive into search engine optimization from the bottom-up.

Amanda Zantal-Wiener

Senior Staff Writer, HubSpot

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More About the SEO 101 Podcast

Our CEO, Ross Dunn began hosting the SEO 101 Podcast on WebmasterRadio.FM (it was Cranberry.FM for a short stint) back in 2009 with his acclaimed colleague Jennifer Evans-Cairo. Both Ross and Jennifer were known in the SEO world at the time as veterans and the show started earning a loyal following from that point on.

After a few episodes, Jennifer took a step back and Ross worked with a couple of co-hosts and guest-hosts until one of his great friends and fellow industry veteran John Carcutt stepped permanently into the role. Over the years, the two of them have created over 350 episodes together discussing the ins and outs of search engine optimization (SEO) from a basic to occasionally advanced standpoint.

Over the years, the SEO 101 Podcast has benefited from an SEO industry star-studded lineup of guests. The list includes the following: Google’s John Mueller, Stephan Spencer, David Szetela, Dan Thies, Martijn Beijk, Jennifer Laycock, Stoney deGeyter, Richard Zwicky, Loren Baker, Joost deValk, Mike Blumenthal, Pete Meyers, Jon Henshaw, Gil Namur, David Ogletree, and Dave Snyder, among others.

Co-hosts and special guest co-hosts with Ross Dunn have included Jennifer Evans-Cairo, Jeff Quipp, Eric Lander, Scott Van Achte, and David Harry.

You can get more helpful tips by joining our SEO 101 Community.

Ross Dunn

Ross Dunn

Host of SEO 101

Ross Dunn is the long-time host of SEO 101 on WebmasterRadio.FM. He has been practicing SEO since 1997, working as the CEO of StepForth Web Marketing Inc. and a co-founder of First.Dentist.

He is dedicated to making the SEO 101 Podcast a long-term resource of quality SEO news, insights, interviews, and Q&As.

John Carcutt

John Carcutt

Co-Host of SEO 101

John Carcutt is the long-time co-host of SEO 101 on WebmasterRadio.FM and the Vice-President of Strategy for Reflexive Media. His SEO roots go back even farther than Ross’s to 1995.

Truly a veteran (he’s MUCH older than Ross 😉 ) in the SEO realm, John’s perspective and insight into SEO is invaluable on the show.

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The SEO 101 Podcast on WebmasterRadio.FM has been hosted by our CEO, Ross Dunn since 2009. The podcast has been favourited by Google’s own John Mueller, regularly cited as a top podcast on SEO by top sites like Search Engine Journal and HubSpot, and has over 3 million downloads and counting.

Subscribe for free at:
iTunes | Stitcher Radio | iHeartRadio | Spreaker

Play the Latest Episode of SEO 101

SEO 101 Ep 404: An Interview with Joost de Valk, Founder of Yoast SEO

Joost de Valk, Founder and Chief Product Officer of Yoast joins Ross Dunn to discuss the Yoast SEO plugin. The interview covers the basic and advanced features, plus some upcoming updates and enhancements to the plugin that is sure to interest all users.  ...

SEO 101 Ep 403: Google Core Updates, Managing Problematic Reviews, and More.

Scott and Ross discuss a variety of timely SEO news; from the recent light core update, and new Google My Business review management tool, to a free link building sponsorship tool and a question from a listener.   [spreaker type=player...

SEO 101 Ep 402: SEO News Update

Ross and his guest co-host, Scott Van Achte, discuss the past few weeks of search engine and SEO news. This diverse episode ranges in content from Google suspensions and how to set the opening date for your Google My Business listing, to a “Brave” new ultra-private...

SEO 101 Ep 401: Knowledge Panels and SEO with Jason Barnard

In this episode, Ross Dunn interviewed Jason Barnard, the Brand SERP Guy, CEO and founder at Kalicube.pro. Jason’s understanding of how the Google Knowledge Panel can be influenced and leveraged for brand recognition is unmatched. SEO 101 listeners will takeaway very...

SEO 101 Ep 400: Google’s John Mueller

Google Search Advocate, John Mueller, was the guest in this 400th episode of SEO 101 on WebmasterRadio.FM. The show started with a solemn nod to the loss of a fellow SEO, Hamlet Batista. Next, John Carcutt and Ross Dunn asked several questions of John Mueller...

SEO 101 Ep 399: Stephan Spencer

In this episode of SEO 101, the hosts interview a special guest, and long time friend, Stephan Spencer. Stephan describes his journey into SEO and the great strides it has taken. He shares excellent tips on everything from link building to digital PR, artificial...

SEO 101 Ep 398: Google SEO Tips for 2021

Ross Dunn and guest host, Scott Van Achte, review Moz’s SEO tips for 2021 and share their own. They also cover some of the latest search news in mobile, local SEO, and a search engine taking more user share than many expected it would. [spreaker type=player...

SEO 101 Ep 397: Examining Google’s December Core Update

Google’s December Core Update was immense and it stirred up a lot of emotions (positive and negative) for site owners who improved rankings or were devastated by the update. Ross and Scott review what is known about the update, who was affected, and how to respond to...

SEO 101 Ep 396: Business Mentorship and SEO with John Espley

Ross interviews John Espley, Chief Connector at ConnectionSkills.ca about his work with small and medium businesses and how businesses connect with SEO, link building, and online marketing overall. The discussion often touches on the merits of networking and how...

SEO 101 Episode 395: Interview with Roger Montti on Google Passages, Link Building, and More

In this episode, Ross interviews prolific Search Engine Journal writer, Roger Montti on his start in the SEO business and the work he does. The discussion then moves on to the latest news from Google such as passages, common SEO issues he encounters with client sites,...
Sometimes, you just need to get down to the very basics. That’s why we love Webmaster Radio’s SEO 101 — a series of podcasts that dive into search engine optimization from the bottom-up.
Amanda Zantal-Wiener

Senior Staff Writer, HubSpot

More About the SEO 101 Podcast

Our CEO, Ross Dunn began hosting the the SEO 101 Podcast on WebmasterRadio.FM (it was Cranberry.FM for a short stint) back in 2009 with his acclaimed colleague Jennifer Evans-Cairo. Both Ross and Jennifer were known in the SEO world at the time as veterans and the show started earning a loyal following from that point on.

After a few episodes, Jennifer took a step back and Ross worked with a couple of co-hosts and guest-hosts until one of his great friends and fellow industry veteran John Carcutt stepped permanently into the role. Over the years, the two of them have created over 350 episodes together discussing the ins and outs of search engine optimization (SEO) from a basic to occasionally advanced standpoint.

Over the years, the SEO 101 Podcast has benefited from an SEO industry star-studded lineup of guests. The list includes the following: Google’s John Mueller, Stephan Spencer, David Szetela, Dan Thies, Martijn Beijk, Jennifer Laycock, Stoney deGeyter, Richard Zwicky, Loren Baker, Joost deValk, Mike Blumenthal, Pete Meyers, Jon Henshaw, Gil Namur, David Ogletree, and Dave Snyder, among others.

Co-hosts and special guest co-hosts with Ross Dunn have included Jennifer Evans-Cairo, Jeff Quipp, Eric Lander, Scott Van Achte, and David Harry.

You can get more helpful tips by joining our SEO community.

SEO 101 Podcast Show Notes Newsletter

Sign up to receive valuable links and show notes after each episode of the SEO 101 podcast goes live.
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Ross Dunn

Ross Dunn

Host of SEO 101

Ross Dunn is the long-time host of SEO 101 on WebmasterRadio.FM. He has been practicing SEO since 1997, working as the CEO of StepForth Web Marketing Inc. and a co-founder of First.Dentist.

He is dedicated to making the SEO 101 Podcast a long-term resource of quality SEO news, insights, interviews, and Q&As.

John Carcutt

John Carcutt

Co-Host of SEO 101

John Carcutt is the long-time co-host of SEO 101 on WebmasterRadio.FM and the Vice-President of Strategy for Reflexive Media. His SEO roots go back even farther than Ross’s to 1995.

Truly a veteran (he’s MUCH older than Ross 😉 ) in the SEO realm, John’s perspective and insight into SEO is invaluable on the show.