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About Webcology

Webcology takes a deeper look at the ecosystem of the Internet as it affects webmasters and web marketers from the points of view of two well known web marketers, Jim Hedger and Dave Davies. Based on interviews with special high-profile guests or panels, Webcology introduces, explores and explains how the various segments of the web marketing world work.

Latest Show Episodes & Updates

Google Rewrites Quality Rating Guide; Is Web Analytics Dying? Huge Facebook Q2 Earnings
Air Date: July 24, 2014

0 Jim welcomes gust host Jennifer Slegg, founder of the SEM Post, to discuss headlines including: Google Rewrites Quality Rating Guide – What SEOs Need to Know; Engineers Work on Google Penguin Algo Update;  Is Web Analytics Dying? Facebook second quarter earnings:  788 million dollars  up from 331 million last year. Facebook stock  more than doubles  year […]

Microsoft To Cut 18,000 Jobs; Real SEOs Solve Problems; A New Google Sandbox
Air Date: July 17, 2014

0 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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

10 Lies You Should Never Believe From SEO Gurus; Gated Content; Flaws in EU Right to be Forgotten Ruling
Air Date: July 10, 2014

0 Jim welcomes  the Director of Director of SEO and SEM for Tribune Publishing 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. Podcast: […]

Is Google Respecting the Right to be Forgotten; Facebook Found Manipulating Users Emotions
Air Date: July 3, 2014

0 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 […]

How Universal Analytics Is Different And What You Should Be Doing Now
Air Date: June 26, 2014

0 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. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

British Columbia Supreme Court Orders Removal of Global Search Listing; Supreme Court of Canada Upholds Internet Users’ Privacy
Air Date: June 19, 2014

0  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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

DSKNECTD: How Technology Changes The Way We Interact; World Cup Fan Roundtable
Air Date: June 12, 2014

0 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 […]

Google Panda Update Penalities; SpyFu Web Scraping Valuable Data
Air Date: June 5, 2014

0 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 […]

Understanding BitCoin; Google Driverless Cars
Air Date: May 29, 2014

0 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 Podcast: Play in new window | Download

Major Hack: Bad Week to be eBay; Google Panda Bears Picnic
Air Date: May 22, 2014

0 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 […]