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About SEO Rockstars

Join Daron Babin aka SEGuru, Jim Boykin and Chris Boggs with their special guests live every week and have your eyes opened to the wide variety of search engine optimization tactics available to you. Covering the spectrum from low to high risk methods of online marketing, this show is guaranteed to make your head spin and keep you thinking.

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

Google to Penalize For Not Disclosing CSS and Javascript; Google and Their Poor Treatment on Small Businesses
Air Date: October 28, 2014

0 Chris welcomes guest host Frank Watson aka Aussiewebmaster on to discuss the recent post on the Official Google blog reporting the search giant will now be penalizing sites for not disclosing their CSS and Javascript files. The discussion noted how previously Google wanted clean pages with text being the concentration and code that potentially slowed […]



Google Penguin 3.0 Worldwide Rollout; Google Deals with Spam For User Generated Content; Web Traffic Advisors Launched
Air Date: October 21, 2014

1 Google Penguin 3.0: Worldwide Rollout Still In Process, Impacting 1 Percent Of English Queries;  Google Admits Spam Is A Hard Problem For User Generated Content Sites;  Google Now Testing Mobile-Friendly Text Notices In Search Results. Also Chris announces his newly launched independent consulting venture, Web Traffic Advisors.  Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Thoughts About Pubcon 2014; Google Not Updating PageRank Anymore? How About Google PageRank Alternatives
Air Date: October 14, 2014

0 Jim and Chris give their  thoughts about Pubcon 2014 in Las Vegas,  Google not updating PageRank Anymore and some Google PageRank Alternatives. Plus, Google Penguin 3.0:  Is It Too Late To Disavow Links Once They Show In Google Webmaster Tools. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Goodbye Orkut and the Yahoo Directory
Air Date: September 30, 2014

1 Chris welcomes Frank Watson of Kangamurra Media discuss some stories that flashback to the closing of two throwback platforms. Plus, Switching to HTTPS Will Not Increase Your Search Rankings; Google Panda 4.1 Now Rolling Out; Aims To Help Smaller Web Sites; Bye Bye Yahoo Directory;  Fare well, Orkut, the story of Googles first attempt at a social […]



Google Penalizes Private Blog Networks; Adds Structured Snippets To Search Results
Air Date: September 23, 2014

0 Headlines include: Google Penalizes Private Blog Networks;  Baidu Chief Scientist predicts half of web searches will soon be speech and images.  Google Has Tightened Its European Search De-Listing Request Process; Google Adds Structured Snippets To Search Results Podcast: Play in new window | Download



SEO Rockstars Celebrates 200 Episodes; Google Indexing Google Maps Search Results Pages
Air Date: September 16, 2014

0 SEO Rockstars Celebrates 200 Episodes; Google Indexing Google Maps Search Results Pages; Google Notifying Webmasters Of Sitelinks Search Box Via Webmaster Tools ;Google Patent Changes Ranks Based on TV Viewing Podcast: Play in new window | Download



Penguin Refresh Needed to Recover; Google Brings Product Listing Ads To Third-Party Sites
Air Date: September 9, 2014

0 Google Confirms Penguin Refresh Needed to Recover  Google Brings PLAs  Product Listing Ads To Third-Party Sites Like Walmart.com. AdSense for Shopping and Yahoo doing same thing. Google Changes Documentation On Mobile Redirection From 302 To 301 Redirects ; Google’s Matt Cutts Migrates His Blog To HTTPS; Google: Responsive Design Doesnt Get Better Ranking Directly. […]



Google Drops All Authorship; Amazon To Launch Their Own Online Ads
Air Date: September 2, 2014

0 Google has completely dropped all authorship functionality from the search results and webmaster tools. Amazon is planning to launch their own online advertising program, which includes replacing all of Google’s ads. Eric Schmidt says unbreakable’ encryption is coming and Google Webmaster Help Announces Series of Reconsideration Request Tips to Help Penalized Webmasters;  Google Now […]



Google Penalties for Content Spam Guest Blogging; Targets Two European Link Networks
Air Date: August 19, 2014

0 Google is prepping to issue penalties for content spam guest blogging; Google IPO 10 years ago this week; Google Targets Two European Link Networks; Google Penalties Reappearing In Manual Spam Action of Webmaster Tools. Yahoo’s New CIO Plans to Bring Tech Cred Back. Podcast: Play in new window | Download



New Law Affecting Russian Bloggers Privacy; Long Tail Traffic Effectiveness
Air Date: August 6, 2014

0 A new law imposing restrictions on users of social media has come into effect in Russia. It includes measures to ensure that bloggers cannot remain anonymous, and states that social networks must maintain six months of data on its users. Also, Chris and Daron discuss how some SEOs feel that long tail traffic from […]