Looking back at Google and the announcement of their Non-Exclusive Advertising Services Agreement with Yahoo! Dave and Mikkel analyze the implications that come from this deal on this Strike Point episode from June 18th, 2008.
Looking at JCPenney Black Hat Tactics and the New York Times story that states how JC Penney allegedly gamed Googles page-ranking algorithm, which artificially made them a top search result.
The final 5 WebmasterRadio.FM Moments for 2009 are revealed. They include Eric Landers Blog post on Google Mafia, The Inaugural Affiliate Convention, Disa Johnson on Rainmaker, Bill Waggoner fights with Bennett Kelley on Inboxed and HBO Alzheimers Project featured on Rainmaker.
Daron discusses the need of cue cards while juggling radio shows, and Jim Hedger discusses the Eric Lander Blog Post on Google being described as “the Internet’s organized crime family.”
Jim also announces the winner of the Affiliate Convention Win Your Way Contest.
Hear how Google hurt Affilliate Marketing, plus Cover Story celebrates 100 Episodes as we flashback to how the first episode started, and Danny readjusts being back in America starting with television.
Amanda shares her wedding engagement, Shawns cousin is discouraged that Budweiser was sold to a European company and SEGuru makes remarks on testimony given by David Drummond of Google to the Senate Judiciary Committee this week.
Copyrighted Content pros and cons are discussed on SEM Synergy, plus Mikkel tells us how he continues to receive spam due to a closed Google Adsense Account and on Webcology Chris Wolf defends net neutrality.
Daron gives his take on Yahoo signing a non exclusive agreement with Google, plus how does Microsoft Yahoo negotiations affecting pay per click and how power bloggers are targeted for marketing.