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  • 449 | The SCRUM: Is Google Search Getting Worse?

    449 | The SCRUM: Is Google Search Getting Worse?

    Episode 449 of the award-winning EDGE of the Web podcast features host Erin Sparks, SEMRush Head of Communications Mordy Oberstein, and Andrew “Optimisey” Cock-Starkey who is an SEO consultant in the UK and founder of Optimisey. This trio of SEO experts came together in a scrum-style meetup to discuss how [...]

  • 448 | News from the EDGE | Week of 9.13.2021

    448 | News from the EDGE | Week of 9.13.2021

    Mordy and Erin tear into the topics this week (except for the Google Algorithm changes this weekend...missed that). We even got Mordy to pipe in about Google Ads, great info about impression-only data from your ads.  The State of SEO 2021 from Search Engine Journal was The guys cut up [...]

  • 446 | News from the EDGE | Week of 8.23.2021

    446 | News from the EDGE | Week of 8.23.2021

    Carolyn Lyden drops in on the EDGE team to discuss her recent article that has the SEO industry looking at our relationship with Google. We’re part of the business model, right? We continue to talk about the Google SERP Title debacle as well as other news items of the week. [...]

  • 444 | News from the EDGE | Week of 8.23.2021

    444 | News from the EDGE | Week of 8.23.2021

    In this episode, of which the SERP Title is yet to be determined by Google, we have a special guest with us to interpret the hot mess of Title replacements by Google.  Lily Ray, Senior Director, SEO & Head of Organic Research at Amsive Digital reviews her recent article, her [...]

  • 443 | Dismantling SEO Perfectionism with Kristina Azarenko

    443 | Dismantling SEO Perfectionism with Kristina Azarenko

    With Kristina Azarenko educating people through her SEO Challenge (#SEOChallenge), we thought it would be great to get her and Erin Sparks together to talk about how SEOs can stop chasing perfection. Plus, any of our listeners can use the code EDGE at her course’s checkout to receive a special [...]

EDGE of the Web is an award-winning weekly SEO and Digital Marketing Podcast

EDGE of the Web is a weekly hour-long digital marketing podcast discussing all things in Digital Marketing: SEO, Social Media, Content Marketing and more. Host Erin Sparks of Site Strategics discusses the latest news and trends in the digital marketing industry as well as interviews with some of the top names in marketing.

Upcoming Guests:

  • Garrett Sussman
  • JD Prater
  • Joe Martinez

LATEST PODCASTS

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408, 2021

438 | News from the EDGE | Week of 8.2.2021

Erin Sparks chats with a stateside Mordy Oberstein, co-hosting from his hotel room. From Google Ads Editor, LinkedIn’s new acquisition to Wordpress and Universal Search, this week’s episode touches topics that affect all marketers—not just SEOs. [00:08:05] New version of Google Ads Editor brings Hotel ads and lead form extensions [...]

2807, 2021

437 | News from the EDGE | Week of 7.26.2021

Erin Sparks is back at the mic with Mordy Oberstein to tackle some recent developments in SEO from Google. Today’s news update covers the gamut—another unexpected algorithm update, a recommendation for redirects from Illyes and a new feature that tells end users why a page is ranking in their search [...]

2007, 2021

436 | News from the EDGE | Week of 7.19.2021

Mordy Oberstein is joined by the great Barry Schwartz this week as they analyze July’s Core Update, a new GoDaddy integration for merchants, and the definition that Google added to job postings. Get your schemas ready! [00:03:43] Glenn Gabe’s Rapid-fire Insights on Google’s Core Update [00:13:00] New Integration from GoDaddy [...]

1907, 2021

435 | Pivoting Clients Towards Their Evolving Customer Personas with Garrett Sussman

[00:03:43] 100 podcast episodes in a year!  How did Garrett stay sane through that? [00:06:00] Garrett’s history - coming from teaching to the start-up culture. [00:09:14] Hiring internal SEOs.  The challenges of the industry [00:11:12] The evolving nature of the target: Google.  A completely different paradigm. [00:13:58] Supplementing your in-house [...]

1407, 2021

434 | News from the EDGE | Week of 7.12.2021

In this week’s news roundup, Erin Sparks and Mordy Oberstein talk about Clubhouse’s partnership with TED, Google’s Pandu Nayak’s roadmap for MUM and a few important perspectives that Google’s John Mueller recently shared. [00:04:10] Clubhouse partners with TED to bring more thought leadership to the platform [00:09:04] The roadmap for [...]

1207, 2021

433 | The Agency/Client Relationship with Garrett Sussman

What is your Client’s Love Language? [00:03:43] 100 podcast episodes in a year!  How did Garrett stay sane through that? [00:06:00] Garrett’s history - coming from teaching to the start-up culture. [00:09:14] Hiring internal SEOs.  The challenges of the industry [00:11:12] The evolving nature of the target: Google.  A completely [...]

607, 2021

432 | News from the EDGE | Week of 7.5.2021

On this week’s roundup of News from the EDGE, Erin Sparks and Mordy Oberstein discuss Core Updates, recent opinions from Google’s John Mueller and the future of SEO work. [00:05:39] Google’s July Core Update is rolling out, following a flurry of prior updates throughout June [00:14:57] How long does Mueller [...]

607, 2021

431 | Understanding Google’s Multitask Unified Model (MUM) with Bill Slawski

Looking at Google's language models to understand how the model is working against and with you in the world of SEO. Working towards understanding the entity you are working with and trying to bring focus to the SEO industry.    Understanding The Future of Google By incorporating language models, such as [...]

2206, 2021

430 | News from the EDGE | Week of 6.21.2021

While Erin’s away, Mordy Oberstein and Carolyn Lyden take the mic and cover four new developments in the Google ecosystem. We cover Fake News sites, journalist bios, FAQs in snippets and, drum roll, the Core Web Vitals algorithm update! [00:05:44] Study asserts a ton of Google’s ad traffic is coming [...]