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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

What is SEO and What is Not SEO?
Air Date: June 5, 2014

0 What is SEO and What is Not SEO? David Harry from the SEO Training Dojo discusses a very heated Facebook group thread where this very topic came up for debate.  They discuss how certain fields like social media, PR, web design and even linkbuilding are not SEO thought might individually affect SEO in some way. Related […]



WTF, rel=dofollow links? Red Flags for Google? SEOs Sued for Violating Google Guidelines
Air Date: May 29, 2014

0 WTF, rel=dofollow links? Red Flags for Google?  SEO’s Sued for Violating Google Guidelines; More than two Links on a page … Google takes the 1st one. Google Penalized eBay But Was It Panda 4 Or A Manual Action? Bing is Shutting Down its Webmaster Forums; Google: Dropping Links In Forums Can Hurt Your Both Algorithmically and Manually; Google: Panda 4.0 Brings […]



How to Obtain Links to Your Website Through Outreach and Link Attraction
Air Date: May 22, 2014

0 Ross takes us some steps on How to Obtain Links to Your Website Through Outreach and Link Attraction. Ross takes us thr0ugh several variables from choosing a photo from another persons collection in an article to generating social love from them to challenging an article written by an authority in your industry with your own strong and valid opinion. Podcast: Play […]



How to Determine Why Your Competitors are Succeeding and You’re Not
Air Date: May 8, 2014

0 From  Getting clients to know their sites: perform an audit and having them  Review their social signals/effectiveness, Ross and John discuss How to Determine Why Your Competitors are Succeeding and You’re Not Related articles across the web Duplicate Meta Descriptions; Merchant Quality Chatters Spurns Google Zebra Rumor Ethics and Google; Contracts with Vendors, Impacting Rankings in […]



Ethics and Google; Contracts with Vendors, Impacting Rankings in Hours
Air Date: May 1, 2014

0  Ethics and Google; Contracts with Vendors; Trying to sneak in Links as John recounts his  experience from this week plus another patent this week confirms that Citation act as Links. Plus, Click thru test …. Impacting Rankings in the short term in a matter of hours. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Matt Cutts Lobbying To Reward Secure Sites With Better Rankings; Google Secures Keyword Referral data for PPC Outside of AdWords
Air Date: April 17, 2014

0  Matt Cutts Lobbying To Reward Secure Sites With Better Rankings; Google: 410s Are Immediate and 404s Are Delayed For 24 Hours ; Google secures keyword referral data for PPC outside of AdWords; Paid Platforms will still work; Google Glass is now Kosher for Passover     Related articles across the web Google Glass Now Kosher For Passover Matt Cutts […]



Google On IE8 Drops SSL and Passes Full Referrer; Matt Cutts: Almost All Penalties Are For Quality Violations
Air Date: April 10, 2014

0 Google On IE8 Drops SSL and Passes Full Referrer;  Matt Cutts: Almost All Penalties Are For Quality Violations when asked what percentage of penalties/filters are based on violations of Googles Quality Guidelines versus technology issues or bugs on the webmaster side? Related articles across the web Anglo Rank: Another Private Link Network Foiled By The Cutts; […]



Bing Webmaster Guidelines and Keyword Stuffing; Google Places Quality Guidelines
Air Date: April 4, 2014

0 Bing updates their Webmaster Guidelines, adding that if you use keyword stuffing, it can lead to demotion or even the delisting of your website. Also,  Google quietly updates their Google Places Quality Guidelines for naming your business   Related articles across the web Bing Webmaster Guidelines Updated To Include Demotions For Keyword Stuffing Google […]



MyBlogGuest Penalized; How Google Looks Without Backlinks as a Ranking Factor
Air Date: March 24, 2014

0 Matt Cutts goes after guest blogging: myblogguest.com, discusses how Google looks without backlinks as a ranking factor and asks What should sites do with pages for products that are no longer available? Plus,  Google now has a smaller, wearable version of Android on the way built-in with Google Now, some revealing info from a hangout […]



More Blogging and Google Plus Insight with Chef Dennis Littley
Air Date: March 3, 2014

0 Chef Dennis Littley gives his insights into blogging and Google Plus. Dennis manages the G+ Food Bloggers Community in part 2 of this hour-long interview. Podcast: Play in new window | Download