Webcology

Webcology

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  • Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs; Real SEOs Solve Problems; A New Google Sandbox

    Jul 17, 2014 | 54 min
    Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs, reported to affect marketing, engineering and other areas where there is overlap from Nokia merger; Testing robots.txt files made easier; State of the Industry – Real SEOs Solve Problems; A New Google Sandbox.
  • 10 Lies You Should Never Believe From SEO Gurus; Gated Content; Flaws in EU Rig

    Jul 10, 2014 | 56 min
    Jim welcomes the Director of Digital Strategy at 435 Digital and Tribune Company Carolyn Shelby. They discuss Gated Content; Matt Cutts Takes Leave of Absence; 10 Lies You Should Never Believe From SEO Gurus; Europe starting to see the flaws in the right to be forgotten ruling and Google executives death on Santa Cruz yacht turns lurid with prostitute arrest.
  • Is Google Respecting the Right to be Forgotten; Facebook Found Manipulating User

    Jul 3, 2014 | 56 min
    Is Google Respecting the Right to be forgotten as Google has informed journalists at the Guardian that pieces they wrote have been removed in compliance with the new EU regulations regarding the Right to be forgotten. Facebook Found Manipulating Users Emotions as a Social Experiment? Plus Community gets its sixth season, courtesy of Yahoo, Google social network Orkut is closing on September 30th. and Jason Calacanis Wants Revenge Against Google and Matt Cutts For Destroying Mahalo.
  • How Universal Analytics Is Different And What You Should Be Doing Now

    Jun 26, 2014 | 56 min
    Alan K'necht, partner at Digital Always Media, discusses How Universal Analytics Is Different And What You Should Be Doing Now. Plus, Google to Remove Author Images from Search Results; Bing’s Duane Forrester Says Adding Schema Markup Is Important For Search Engines and Google announces Android L with Material Design at Google I/O.
  • British Columbia Supreme Court Orders Removal of Global Search Listing; Supreme

    Jun 19, 2014 | 54 min
    BC Supreme court orders removal of global search listing; Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Internet Users' Privacy; The Amazon Fire Phone; Google: Avoid Using The noscript For Content You Want Google To Trust ; 302 Redirected Links Can Cause Google Manual Actions; YouTube Is About To Delete Independent Artists From Its Site
  • DSKNECTD: How Technology Changes The Way We Interact; World Cup Fan Roundtable

    Jun 12, 2014 | 56 min
    Writer/director Dominic H. White of the newly released motion picture DSKNECTD, discusses the various ways technology may be profoundly changing the way we interact with others, and also discuss the pros and cons. Also, Jim and Dave host a World Cup Fan Roundtable with Thom Craver (Internet Marketing Ninjas), Simon Heseltine (AOL) and Eric Lander ( D50 Media).
  • Google Panda Update Penalities; SpyFu Web Scraping Valuable Data

    Jun 5, 2014 | 56 min
    28 Percent of Webmasters Say Googles Panda Update Penalized Them; How Google Ranks Pages That Don't Get Many Links. Plus Mike Roberts, the founder of from SpyFu, discusses his company web scraping software gives cost per click and search volume statistics on keywords and uses that data to approximate what websites are spending on advertising. Related articles across the web Takeaways from Matt Cutts at SMX Advanced 2013: Page Speed, Bounce Rate, Authorship, Panda Updates and more Google Penguin and Panda Updates; SMX Toronto 2012 Recap Google Launches Panda 4.0
  • Understanding BitCoin; Google Driverless Cars

    May 29, 2014 | 55 min
    Jim helps us to Understanding BitCoin with Stephen DeMeulenaere, the founder of Complementary Currency Resource Center and fellow atQoin. Also, we learn how Google to test self-driving cars
  • Major Hack: Bad Week to be eBay; Google Panda Bears Picnic

    May 22, 2014 | 57 min
    Bad week to be EBay eh? A Major hack compromised millions of profiles. The full ebay user database dumped with 145, 312 663 unique records? Google Panda Bears Picnic as many were Hit hard by Google Panda 4.0 as Jim and Dave discuss the Panda Winners and Losers. Also, Colleen Hardwick from PlaceSpeaks wows our hosts talking about data. Related articles across the web Google Penguin and Panda Updates; SMX Toronto 2012 Recap Hacker Prevention and Website Privacy and Safety Awareness Hacksymetric Warfare 2013 A Web Hosts New Years Nightmare The Top 5 Things You Should Know About Google Adwords Future ClickZ Live Speakers: Pay to Speak Rumor? Click Z Live Toronto 2014
  • Future ClickZ Live Speakers: Pay to Speak Rumor? Click Z Live Toronto 2014

    May 15, 2014 | 56 min
    Future ClickZ Live Speakers: Pay to Speak? We hear the buzz regarding this growing rumor. Plus, we get an account of the Keynote ClickZ Live Toronto where Twitter Canada MD Kirstine Stewart where the Former EVP of CBC discussesl How Twitter Fits into the Vast Digital Marketing Ecosystem. Related articles across the web Google Penguin and Panda Updates; SMX Toronto 2012 Recap SES Conference Renamed ClickZ Live; Google Feature Requests For Webmaster Tools SEO Then and Now
  • Danny Sullivan on Return of SES; Google Will Not Devalue Links Soon Says Matt C

    May 8, 2014 | 57 min
    Danny Sullivan on Return of SES; Google Will Not Devalue Links Soon Says Matt Cutts. Also, Google, Netflix, And Others Sign Letter Opposing The FCC's Internet Fast Lane as the FCC’s new net neutrality proposal will pass is causing venture capital firms to stop funding startups with services that rely on fast Internet connections for videos, music or other services. The fear is that such companies may need to pay a ransom to large ISPs in the future, and those fees could dramatically impact their profitability.
  • Expanding Into Social Media Journalism

    May 1, 2014 | 57 min
    Marty Weintraub explains how aimClear is Expanding Into Social Media Journalism by building a five-thousand square foot multimedia production studio to do social media journalism at his office in Duluth, Minnesota. Related articles across the web Expanding Internet Marketing to Asian Markets Google +1 Button Goes Red and Gives Thanks; How To Blog Posts Conversion Optimization and Sketchy SEO Gmail Hacked in China; Standardized Search Results Facebook Graph Search Impacting Business Pages Facebook Redesigns Continue With Timeline
  • Dana Lookadoo and Her Road to Recovery; Social Discovery App Ban.jo; Google Term

    Apr 24, 2014 | 56 min
    Dana Lookadoo recalls her near-fatal bike accident and long recovery process and Laura Lippay joins is to discuss some artisitic submissions of paintings (a head-shot Panda and a bloody teared Penguin) for an eBay Auction to help Dana financially with her recovery efforts. Jim and Dave also welcome Damien Patton from Ban.jo, a social discovery app that provides provides real time content discovery by location across multiple social networks. Also, Thom Craver from Internet Marketing Ninjas drops in to discuss some Google Terminology Changes .
  • SEOs: Break Google Rules to Get Top Rankings? Google Slaps Another Guest Blog Ne

    Apr 18, 2014 | 45 min
    Search Engine Optimization Companies: Break Google Rules to Get Top Rankings? Google Slaps Another Guest Blog Network: PostJoint; Also, returning guest Kristine Schachinger joins Jim and guest host David Harry to discuss the serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library called Heartbleed. Michelle Stinson-Ross of Offers.com discusses social media branding and tells us how she thought herposting format on a Facebook brand page she manages had changed. Related articles across the web Google Launches Media Tools For Reporters and Journalists, Seeks Searcher Satisfaction Gmail Results in Google SERPs; Suspicious Facebook Pages Breaking Down Googles New Hummingbird A...
  • Google Starts Blocking Access to Paid Search Keyword Data; Matt Cutts Controvers

    Apr 11, 2014 | 21 min
    Googles Matt Cutts Knows 90 Percent Of Your SEO Questions; Google Starts Blocking Access to Paid Search Keyword Data; Google Takes Down 7 Japanese Link Networks. Also, Jim introduces us to the Runnymede Robotics team seeking funding to get to the FRC World Championships in St. Louis. Related articles across the web Google Robot Obsession; Matt Cutts Defines Stitching Content; Google Manual Penalty Sandbox Google‬ Link Schemes; Matt Cutts on Expandable Hidden Text; ‎BlackBerry‬ lays off 250 Majestic Search Engine Launches Live Rank Factors; Google Penalties Get More Severe for Repeat Offenders Matt Cutts and Google: New Warning on Advertorials and Paid Content; Google Warns - Disclose Paid Co...
  • ClickZ Live New York 2014 Highlights; Google Launches April Fools Pokemon Hunt

    Apr 4, 2014 | 1 min
    ClickZ Live New York 2014 Highlights: Chair Mike Grehan Resigns; Google launches April Fools Pokemon hunt on Google Maps; Google: PageRank Not Popularity Topical PageRank Helps and Authority On Subjects Coming , Related articles across the web April Fools: Pokemon hunting comes to Google Google Adwords Third Party Ad Serving Life After Google Encrypts All Organic Search Keywords; Mega SERPS; Google: Retiring PageRank? Page Speed Ranking Factor Not More Important On Mobile Search; Yahoo Defeats Google: Gets More Unique Visitors Comparing Google Penguin and Panda: Drops in Rankings
  • Social Media Analytics With Alan K’necht and Adam Proehl

    Mar 27, 2014 | 6 min
    Recapping their Pubcon New Orleans 2014 presentation on Social Media Analytics , Alan K’necht from Digital Always Media and Adam Proehl from NordicClick. They discuss the importance of context when reporting your metrics, the dangers of allowing a young intern to manage your Social Media and how to get people to care about your social media efforts.
  • MyBlogGuest Publishers Receiving Google Penalties

    Mar 21, 2014 | 54 min
    MyBlogGuest Publishers Receiving Google Penalties, and one of those publishers, Ann Smarty from MyBlogGuest and Internet Marketing Ninjas Responds to Google’s Action Against MyBlogGuest. MyBlogGuest is a well-known service that helps pair writers and blogs for guest blogging. Related articles across the web Ann Smarty of MyBlogGuest Responds To Google Penalty by @mattsouthern Google's Matt Cutts Implies MyBlogGuest Publishers Will Receive Penalties MyBlogGuest.com Confirms It's Been Hit By Google Penalty What's Going on with MyBlogGuest? A Penny for Your Thoughts! Why has Google Penalized MyBlogGuest.com Google's Matt Cutts Implies MyBlogGuest Publishers Will Receive Penalties, While Many Be...
  • Return of the Keyword? New Google Search Results Design Goes Live

    Mar 13, 2014 | 56 min
    Return of the Keyword? Google Makes It Official: New Search Results Design Goes Live For All; Google Now Targeting Italian and Spanish Link Spammers; Google To Publishers Concerned Over The Knowledge Graph; Searchers Still Need Your Content Related articles across the web Google Search Algorithm Gets Fresh Change SMX Advanced 2009 Recap AdTech New York 2009 Recap Google Launches Media Tools For Reporters and Journalists, Seeks Searcher Satisfaction Google Privacy FTC Anti-Trust Ruling Followup Google Instant: One Week Later
  • Google Indexing Bug Causes Web To Read Lorem Ipsum; Tweet Showing How Google Its

    Mar 7, 2014 | 55 min
    Google Indexing Bug Causes The Web To Read Lorem Ipsum; Tweet Showing How Google Itself Is A “Scraper Site” Goes Massively Viral ; As Google Upgrades Google Maps Business Listings, Conflicts Happen Including Duplicate Listing Issues Related articles across the web Odd Google Indexing Bug Causes The Web To Read "Lorem Ipsum"
  • Apple Retires Snow Leopard; Google Project Ara Goes Live

    Feb 28, 2014 | 56 min
    Apple is having a bad week:, Retires Snow Leopard, 1 in 5 macs at risk; Another bug in iPhone means more problems for users; Google teasing 34 cities with Fiber Also, Project Ara is announced, site goes live. We learn about the Ambitious 2 year plan to create modular smartphone, while explaining why Google bought and sold Motorola but kept the Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP) group. Related articles across the web Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone Gets Its Own Developer Conference This April Google's Project Ara Modular Smartphone Gets Its Own Developer Conference This April Apple retires Snow Leopard from support, leaves 1 in 5 Macs vulnerable to attacks - Computerworld
  • Under the Influence with Terry O’Reilly

    Feb 21, 2014 | 55 min
    Jim and Dave welcome Canadian broadcast producer and personality Terry O'Reilly, best known as host of the CBC Radio One series O'Reilly on Advertising, The Age of Persuasion, and most recently Under the Influence.
  • Are Publishers Overselling Social Traffic at the Expense of Search?

    Feb 13, 2014 | 58 min
    Are Publishers Overselling Social Traffic at the Expense of Search? Comcast to Acquire Time Warner Cable for 45.2 Billion Dollars; Faceted navigation best (and 5 of the worst) practices; Infinite scroll search-friendly recommendations Related articles across the web Comcast set to acquire Time Warner Cable in $45.2-billion friendly deal
  • Yahoo Wants Back in the Search Game; Google Starts Penalizing Sites for Rich Sni

    Feb 8, 2014 | 57 min
    Yahoo Wants Back in the Search Game; Google Starts Penalizing Sites for Rich Snippet Spam; Bing to Showcase Winter Olympics Data in Search Results; Google Starts Penalizing Sites for Rich Snippet Spam
  • Google sells Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for 2.9 Billion Dollars ; Moz State of

    Jan 30, 2014 | 57 min
    Google sells Motorola Mobility to Lenovo for 2.9billion; Maximum Trolling by the Nobel Committee; Moz State of the Industry Survey; (Sugar)Rae Hoffman weighs in on Google Propaganda; Patent Troll wins big against Google; Angry Birds and the NSA Related articles across the web Google sells Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, except for most of its patents: implications for litigation Why Google's Motorola Mobility deal is better than you think
  • Guest Blogging is Dead ? Hackers, Eric Snowdon and All Things Privacy

    Jan 24, 2014 | 56 min
    Eric Snowdon speaks out; Guest Blogging is Dead dead dead, says Matt Cutts; Google Chrome bug lets hackers eavesdrop on you: ; Google Lets Slip That It's Exploring Possible Bitcoin Integration Plans.Plus, Jim and Dave talk online privacy with Amone marketing and web coordinator Michelle Stone Related articles across the web Google Chrome bug lets hackers eavesdrop on you Eavesdropping? Google Chrome Can Hear Your Real-Life Conversations! Time for Guest Blogging With a Purpose Can Google's Chrome Browser Be Used To Eavesdrop?
  • Google, Moz and Hubspot: Most Recognized Marketing Tech Brands; Survey: More Tee

    Jan 16, 2014 | 57 min
    Google, Moz and Hubspot Are The Most Recognized Marketing Tech Brands In Marketing Land Survey; iStrategy Labs reports 3 Million Teens Leave Facebook In 3 Years in their 2014 Facebook Demographic Report
  • A Web Hosts New Years Nightmare

    Jan 9, 2014 | 58 min
    A Web Hosts New Years Nightmare as we break down the anatomy of a huge hack he uncovered, and how he got assistance from his guest Clayton Gardner from Canhost Inc.
  • Top Tech, Social, Search, Tech Biz and Computer Culture Stories of 2013: Not-Pro

    Dec 20, 2013 | 57 min
    Top Tech, Social, Search, Tech Biz and Computer Culture Stories of 2013 including Edward Snowden, Not-Provided, Google Hummingbird, Integration with search, Changing consumer habits, Facebook losing teens, Twitter IPO, Gaming Micropayments and more

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