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Reporting from the newsroom of SearchEngineWatch.com (SEW), the authority on search engine marketing and social media since 1996. Each week, our hosts Thom Craver and the SEW team keep a virtual eye on the stories and people that are impacting search and social marketing, breaking down each headline with expert analysis. Plus, we'll bring you expert interviews exploring the latest search and social marketing tips and tools. Listen. Connect. Learn… each week on SEW Weekly

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

Behind the Bing It On Bing vs. Google Challenge; Google Analytics Change History
Air Date: March 1, 2013

Talking Social in Search as Thom speaks with the Senior Director of Bing, Stefan Weisz. We also learn about the success behind the huge Bing It On Bing vs. Google Challenge.



Little Bird of Social Media; Marin Software Files IPO; Is Your Google Analytics Code Up to Date?
Air Date: February 21, 2013

Discussing the Little Bird of Social Media as Thom speaks with Marshall Kirkpatrick, CEO of GetLittleBird, a powerful new engine to discover experts with real influence and engage effectively with content online.



Google AdWords New Enhanced Campaigns Connect Ads With Multi-Device Consumers
Air Date: February 14, 2013

Google AdWords New Enhanced Campaigns Connect Ads With Multi-Device Consumers as Thom speaks with SEM Strategy Consultant Lisa Raehsler.



Covario INFLECTIONPoint 2013; BlackJack Applied to Digital Analytics; Google AdWords New Enhanced Campaigns
Air Date: February 7, 2013

On location from Covario INFLECTIONPoint 2013, Jeff Ma, the man behind the MIT blackjack team that became the inspiration for the book Bringing Down the House (and the motion picture starring Academy Award Winning Actor Kevin Spacey, 21) discusses how his lessons playing blackjack, making and losing hundreds of thousands of dollars, can be applied to digital analytics. Also, Thom speaks with the Marketing director of MajesticSEO, and host of WebmasterRadio.FM program Search Kingdom, Dixon Jones.



2013 Global Enterprise SEO Survey; Yahoo Grows Search Revenues, Paid Clicks, Profits
Air Date: January 31, 2013

Following the release of a 2013 Global Enterprise SEO Survey, Thom speaks with the founder and CEO of BrightEdge, Jim Yu, who authored the survey. The survey presents presents several challenges as well as opportunities to take enterprise SEO to a new level in 2013, plus Jim details 10 Future-Proof SEO Steps.



Social Media Strategy in Times of Tragedy with Lisa Buyer
Air Date: January 25, 2013

Thom discusses Social PR Strategy for Tragedy as Thom speaks with Social PR Evangelist Lisa Buyer. Referencing her recent Search Engine Watch article, she explains how brands are more often finding themselves in an awkward situation and can companies be empathetic or consoling, or can they get away with being exploitative, self-serving and inappropriate.



Keyword Research; Facebook Introduces Graph Search
Air Date: January 18, 2013

Talking Keyword Research with serial software entrepreneur, author, and advisor Rob Walling. Rob is the owner of HitTail, a popular SEO keyword tool that uses your real-time website data to tell you terms you can easily rank for, the top ASP.NET invoicing system on the market.



Google Privacy FTC Anti-Trust Ruling; Hashtag 2012 Word of the Year
Air Date: January 10, 2013

Thom and Miranda recap highlights from the Google Privacy FTC Anti-Trust Ruling with SitesWithoutWalls founder Kristine Schachinger.



How To Get Over The Holiday Conversion Slump; Google Demoting Rankings Justifiable
Air Date: January 3, 2013

How to get over the holiday conversion slump with guest Internet Entrepreneur and Best-Selling Author Kris Jones. How to turn returns into purchases. Should retailers use re-targeting? What about B2B? Is all hope lost? Learn How SEO Entrepreneurs can get going.



Content Marketing Roundtable; Morgan Stanley Fined Over Handling of Facebook IPO
Air Date: December 20, 2012

Content Marketing Roundtable as Miranda with Harris Schachter, Senior SEO at Capital One and blogger at OptimizePrime, Lee Odden, CEO of TopRank Online Marketing and author of Optimize: How to Attract and Engage More Customers by Integrating SEO, Social Media and Content Marketing, Skip Besthoff, with 20 years experience in software and digital media as a developer, strategist and investor, now the CEO at Eightfold Logics Inbound Writer.