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SEO 101 is Search Engine Optimization from the very beginning. SEO 101 will teach you SEO from Square one. Hosts Ross Dunn and John Carcutt give out helpful information for the beginners without overwhelming you with technical details.

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

Google Thin Content and Hub Pages
Air Date: May 20, 2015

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

Buying A Domain And Why Mobilegeddon Happened
Air Date: May 13, 2015

0 On Today’s show hosts Ross Dunn and John Carcutt discuss their 5000 mark on Google+ along with buying Domains and the reasons why Mobilegeddon happened in the first place.

Why did Mobilegeddon Happen?
Air Date: May 6, 2015

0 Why did Mobilegedon Happen? Ross and John analyze the US Winners and Losers from the Mobile Search Update … SearchMetrics analyzes the data …plus, Google Forcing Users to Google Maps Lite Now, Users are Upset. Also, Google Mobile Search Tests Colored Dots In Result Snippets, said to be “Yet another user interface being tested in […]

The Big Google Rollout & Mobilegeddon
Air Date: April 22, 2015

0 Ross Dunn, host of SEO 101 speaks with Brasco of WebmasterRadio.FM about the upcoming changes with Google and “Mobilegeddon” during a special “Live” edition of the program this week.

Google Working on Separate Index for Mobile; Penguin and Panda Keep Rolling Updates
Air Date: April 15, 2015

0 Neither Penguin or Panda are on a rolling update schedule. .. both are currently Manual Updates and Panda has not been updated in over 6 months.  Google working on a completely separate Index for Mobile. Tablets not considered “Mobile” by Google and are not impacted by the coming update. Good Mobile Overview of the Gary Illyes […]

New Info on the Google Mobile Algo Roll-out
Air Date: April 1, 2015

0 New Info on the Google Mobile Algo Roll-out: Will be a Yes/No flag no Grey areas. More discussion about whether it will impact Desktop search. Will roll out over a few Days (a week) Google News not going to see the Mobile update yet. Also , a Doorway Page Update and listener questions on query parameter […]

Query Parameters, Ranking Factors and The Possible Split of Google Plus: SEO Q and A Part 2 with John Mueller
Air Date: March 25, 2015

0 Query Parameters, Ranking Factors and The Possible Split of Google Plus are among the listeners topics that Ross Dunn and John Carcutt ask return guest (Google Webmaster Trends analyst) John Mueller They also discuss the eventual rollout of search queries reports in Google Webmaster Tools, author rank and more.

Google Mobile Friendly Update, GWT Functionality: SEO 101 Q and A with John Mueller Part 1
Air Date: March 18, 2015

1 The Google Mobile Friendly Update, Advance notice of major upcoming Google updates, GWT Functionality and other subjects are addressed as Ross Dunn and John Carcutt welcomes back the famed Google Webmaster Trends Analyst from Switzerland, John Mueller

Google Business View Process for Local Search
Air Date: March 4, 2015

-1 Ross Dunn speaks with Rebecca Kirstein, a certified Google Business View photographer. She is on to talk about the Google Business View process for local search they created and how it can help with local results.

Mobile Friendly SERPs, Temporary Landing Pages and Inbound vs Outbound Links
Air Date: February 25, 2015

0 Ross Dunn and John Carcutt answer listener questions on mobile friendly SERPs, temporary landing pages while redesigning websites,  and inbound vs outbound links. Plus they discuss some headlines that include Photos are No longer the King of Facebook and Despite Documented Performance Lift Brands Still Confounded By Local Search