The Page 2 Podcast

The Page 2 Podcast

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Hosted by Jacob Stoops, this is a podcast about the people of SEO, their stories, and what life as an SEO is really like. Featuring some of the industry’s best and brightest minds, we share our experiences (both good and bad), talk about successes and failures, share strategic and tactical knowledge, and much more. Become a supporter of this podcast: https://anchor.fm/page2podcast/support
18 - Interview with JR Oakes
Apr 19 • 86 min
In this episode, we chat with JR Oakes, Senior Director of Technical SEO Research at Adapt Partners and part of the thriving SEO community in Raleigh, North Carolina. We talk about how he went from a career as an architectural glass designer to a…
17: BREAKING NEWS! The Rel=Next/Prev Situation
Mar 22 • 19 min
In this episode, I go on a rant about Google’s decision to retire the Rel=Next & Prev tags, which they announced on Twitter. Google went and did it - they forced me to quote Spider Man! Argh! More coverage of the story on Search Engine Rountable, Search…
16: Interview with Tom Rayner
Mar 21 • 86 min
In this episode, we talk with Tom Rayner, Digital Marketing & Strategy Consultant at Raynernomics and Co-Founder and Head of Digital Strategy at Yando. Tom is my first interviewee across the pond and is based in London! Who-hoo! We talk about a number of…
15: Interview with Janet Bartoli
Mar 13 • 78 min
In this episode, I talk with Janet Bartoli, Managing Partner, Strategic SEO Lead, and SEO Educator at Strategy Rework – a company dedicated to helping in-house SEO’s become successful. Janet has been doing SEO since the early 2000’s and has basically done…
14: Interview with Nick Eubanks
Mar 7 • 60 min
In this episode, I talk to Nick Eubanks, Founder and CEO at From the Future and Co-Founder of Traffic Think Tank. Outside of being a damn good SEO, Nick is an entrepreneur who started his first company by 19 and sold his first company at 24. We talk about…
13: Interview with Samantha Mayer
Feb 27 • 80 min
In this episode, I speak to Samantha Mayer, my colleague and SEO Manager at Search Discovery. We talk about her non-traditional path through content management and as a marketing generalist into becoming a full-time SEO. We dive deep into being an SEO…
12: Interview with Dan Eng
Feb 26 • 88 min
In this episode, I speak with Dan Eng, SEO Manager at Revzilla, a brand that has been referred to as “the Zappos of motorcycle gear” by the Chicago Tribune. Before ultimately getting into SEO, Dan was an SAT Math teacher, an insurance salesman, a…
11: Interview with Matt O’Such
Feb 13 • 95 min
In this episode, I speak with Matt O’Such, VP of Audience Development and SEO at Ziff Davis, the brand behind Everyday Health, What To Expect When Expecting, IGN, PCmag, Mashable. We discuss how he began as a designer, developer, database administrator in…
10: My SEO Story
Feb 7 • 120 min
In this episode, I turn the mic on myself to tell my full - and unfiltered - SEO story. I talk about how I got into SEO by accident, and chronicle my journey across many jobs and companies. I also talk about how things in my personal life, and several…
9: Interview with Joanna Galysh
Jan 30 • 89 min
In this episode, I chat with Joanna Galysh, Amazon Strategist at Marketplace Strategy and my former colleague at Sapient Razorfish. Joanna is a really great young female SEO, and someone who I feel has almost gone Inception in the sense that she’s gone…
8: Interview with Margie Stahl
Jan 28 • 73 min
In this episode, I chat with Margie Stahl, SEO Supervisor at Publicis Sapient, and my former colleague at Sapient Razorfish. Margie has grown into an amazing young SEO and content strategist. We talk about how she parlayed her collegiate education at THE…
7: Interview with Jeff Louella
Jan 25 • 95 min
In this episode, I chat with Jeff Louella, Senior Technical SEO Manager at Search Discovery. Jeff is an amazing technical SEO who I’ve now worked with twice at different companies. We dive into his 20-30 years in the industry, tell the story of how he…
6: Interview with Nik Ranger
Jan 25 • 69 min
In this episode, I chat with Nik Ranger, SEO Specialist from Webfirm. Nik is a brilliant-young SEO out of Australia. We discuss her background as a professional electric violinist, civil engineer, as well as an accountant and touch on how all of those…
5: Interview with Cindy Krum
Dec 5, 2018 • 76 min
Jacob Stoops sits down with Cindy Krum, Founder and CEO of MobileMoxie, to discuss how she got into the industry, the founding of her company, as well as voice search, speakable structured data, SERP “Fraggles,” working with developers, the importance of…
4: Interview with Maggie Barr
Dec 4, 2018 • 69 min
Jacob Stoops sits down with Maggie Barr, Director of Content Strategy at AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., to discuss how she went from a journalism background to copywriting, how she leveraging that to become an amazing SEO strategist, as well as other…
3: Interview with Sal Surra
Nov 19, 2018 • 82 min
Jacob Stoops sits down with Sal Surra, Senior SEO Strategist at Angie’s List, to discuss how he got into SEO, share tips from his 20-30 years of experience, talk replatforming, site speed, duplicate content, and dive headlong into his love for Star Wars.…
2: Interview with Zach Chahalis
Oct 26, 2018 • 70 min
Jacob Stoops sits down with Zach Chahalis, Senior SEO Manager at Search Discovery, to talk about how he got into the SEO industry, share tips and advice, as well as talk pop-culture, movies and more. Become a supporter of this podcast:…
1: Interview with Rand Fishkin
Oct 17, 2018 • 55 min
Jacob Stoops sits down with Rand Fishkin, Co-Founder of Moz and Sparktoro, to talk about everything ranging from his time at Moz, to the beginnings of Sparktoro, his new book ‘Lost and Founder’, as well as his thoughts on a number of subjects including…