EDGE of the Web is a weekly digital marketing podcast discussing all things in Digital Marketing: SEO, Social Media, Content Marketing, and more. Host Erin Sparks discusses the latest news and trends in the digital marketing industry as well as interviews with some of the top names in marketing. Visit our website at edgeofthewebradio.com to see all of our past shows and videos.
Avoiding Black Hat Core Web Vitals with Victor Zhitomirsky
News from the EDGE | Week of 10.25.2021
It was an all-skate for Google topics this week on the EDGE. The EDGE team covered articles from Search Engine Land and Search Engine Journal with a sidebar regarding Shaquille O’Neal’s appearance without podium on a Formula 1 race (serious squirrel chasing). Dive into the potential serious connotations of alleged ad throttling from Google related to AMP. Find about this and Mordy’s helpful tips on how to pace one’s own liquid intake on this episode of the EDGE. [00:04:00] Up and down, up and down- More Volatile search results this year [00:09:51] Quality Rater Guidelines add 5 new important updates [00:24:06] Could there be Corruption and Anti-trust at Google?
News from the EDGE | Week of 10.18.2021
Rollin, rollin, rollin...keep that mobile search rolling! Mordy, Jacob and Erin review the biggest news from last week - the Infinite Scroll on Google’s mobile search: did we just lose a psychological barrier that kept us in query revision mode? Are long tail phrase optimization strategies going to lose here? Also covered in our episode this week is the low performance of WordPress in Core Web Vitals and Google’s podcast knowledge panels discoveries! Yup - we’re in there. Have a seat around the campfire and listen in. [00:03:55] WordPress Proposes Team to Improve Core Web Vitals [00:13:16] Podcast knowledge panels go live in Google Search [00:17:38] Google rolling out continuous scroll on mobile
News from the EDGE | Week of 10.04.2021
Mordy’s back in the second chair to discuss Google’s SearchOn event from last week and join Erin in basking in all of the great reveals that Google had in store for us. We cover articles from Search Engine Land and The Verge, deep diving into the challenge that Google has as it tries to move users away from the Ten Blue Links. [00:06:26] MuM’s the word at Google’s SearchOn event last week [00:17:47] Google search gets larger images, enhances so much. [00:22:33] Google wants to bring a richer, deeper search experience to its users.
452 | News from the EDGE | Week of 09.27.2021
George Nguyen of Search Engine Land joined Erin on the show this week to cover the news this week in Mordy’s absence. We always love George’s take on the digital marketing fronts. This show focused on an article that PPC marketers need to pay very close attention to. Check your match types, everyone, things are changing. [00:03:15] Ad Transparency from Google Ads by way of the “About This Advertiser” page [00:12:08] Google Ads also now preferring phrase match or broad match keywords that are identical to a query [00:20:44] TikTok and Instagram might get indexed by Google News from Search Engine Land [00:28:05] SMX Next: November 20-22nd, 2021 [00:31:12] Search Engine Land Award for Diversity and Inclusion in Search Marketing
450 | News from the EDGE | Week of 9.20.2021
Mordy gave the 450 episode his own 450 response code (yes, check out server codes all of you SEO geeks)! He’s away on holiday and we brought it to the pre-eminent SEO auditor, Andy Drinkwater to come alone side Erin to discuss the news of the week. We’re talking Title tags yet again, but there’s much more in this episode. 450 episodes and still going strong! [00:06:14] Google speaks out about recent title changes, it’s not nearly as bad as we think it is…. [00:19:45] Are your website redirects a ranking factor? [00:27:02] What should you be aware of for eCommerce websites into next year?