9 Trendy Podcasts In Technical SEO And Data Science

September 15, 2021 - 5  min reading time - by Lauren Groff
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Technical search engine optimization (SEO) and data science are some of today’s hot topics in technology. With the rise of both technical SEO and data science, especially career-wise, what better way to learn more about the two than by listening to podcasts dedicated to such hot topics!
In this article, we’ll introduce you to 9 of the best podcasts to listen to, if you’re craving more knowledge in technical SEO and data science. So, tune in, and let’s get started!

Data Engineering Podcast

Host and engineer Tobias Macey specializes in data management in this insightful podcast. The Data Engineering Podcast explores the following every week:

  • Technical platforms that are leading the data industry
  • Edge cases, as well as case studies in data engineering at work, AND
  • The lessons data engineers had learned from their experiences

The podcast will cover various topics in data engineering, including:

  • Deploying databases
  • Establishing proper practices in data governance
  • Maintaining and securing data lakes, AND
  • Scaling pipelines in data processing

With this podcast, you will learn about all of the latest tools, patterns, and practices that power data engineering projects across every domain.

Data Skeptic

Data science is front and center in this delightful podcast! On Data Skeptic, host Kyle Polich interviews various professors and pioneers of the data science revolution. Not only will this podcast talk about the wonders of data science, but it’ll also introduce you to other valuable knowledge like machine learning and artificial intelligence. It’s all from the perspective of applying critical thinking and the scientific method to evaluate the veracity of claims and efficacy of approaches.
This weekly 30mn podcast brings you stories and tutorials to help understand our data-driven world.

Edge Of The Web

Hosted by Erin Sparks of Site Strategics, Edge Of The Web is designed to give listeners plenty of useful insights on the current state of the data industry, as well as thoughts on what’s to come in the field. On this podcast, no stone is left unturned, when it comes to talking about digital marketing: content marketing, SEO, social media, and so on!
Recent guests include Jason Barnard, Bill Slawski or Pedro Dias. They discussed the latest developments in SEO from Google, but also the future of SEO.
It is a weekly, hour-long podcast that you can find on iTunes, Google Play, iHeart Radio, SoundCloud, TuneIn, & Stitcher. Also, they are providing a video feed regularly per show, on YouTube.

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Paris Match has faced a clear problematic: deeply auditing its site, identifying its strengths and weaknesses, determining its priorities and fixing the blocking factors for Google’s crawl. The SEO issues of Paris Match’s website are the commons ones of news sites.

In Search

In Search SEO Podcast was broadcast weekly by host Mordy Oberstein, and gave you the best in what you need to know about SEO. On every episode, the podcast featured some of the most prominent figures in the search marketing industry. No matter the topic and guest, you’ll get a good dose of personality!
The last episode was from 2020, but some content remains accurate and you could still gather up insights to help you with your SEO strategy.

Search Off The Record

Ever wondered how Google operates, when it comes to searches being made online? Then you’re in luck!
This monthly podcast will show you the inner workings of search engines like Google. Some of the most popular topics in Google Search will be discussed on the podcast:

  • Search Console prioritizations
  • The thinking behind major company launches at Google, AND
  • Major projects that Google Search teams are currently working on

Coming from the Google Search Relations team, listeners are sure to learn new things about the search engine giant.
They celebrated the 20th episode of the podcast this summer, so we wish them to continue for a long time!

SEO In The Lab

Hosted by Alexis Sanders, SEO In The Lab is a weekly podcast that invites SEO practitioners and webmasters to speak their minds on how the industry has paved the way for innovation in the digital realm. Not only will listeners learn the craft of SEO, but they’ll also hear insights and inspirational stories from those who’ve been around the block when it comes to this rising industry. The first season had a primary focus on eCommerce, there are 8 episodes that you can listen to. We are waiting for a new season with great impatience!


This podcast specializes in topics involving machine learning, artificial intelligence and, of course, data science. Every week, the podcast will invite influential speakers and guests to discuss how they were introduced to data science, and how their stories can impact others looking to start a career in that field.
You can search episodes by categories regarding the topic you are interested in: data visualization, data science, python, etc.

TechSEO Podcast

Hosted by Keira Davidson, TechSEO Podcast is here to give you that good dose of insights from SEO professionals and pioneers leading the charge. The podcast talks about how SEO has transformed the digital realm in recent years. So, if you want to hear the latest thoughts and opinions about the SEO industry, then this podcast is definitely for you!
The latest episodes include fantastic conversations with Rick Ramos about crawl budgets, Sara Moccand-Sayegh around JavaScript SEO myths, or Robin Allenson about deduping large websites.

Women In Tech SEO

Whoever said that women can’t get into the SEO industry?
Hosted by Sarah McDowell and Areej AbuAli, the Women In Tech SEO podcast introduces you to the world of SEO through the eyes of women. With women leading the SEO industry, it serves as testament that women can bring inspiration to younger women and girls who want to have careers in the data industry.
In short, the podcast will cover the following with special guests in the SEO and data industry:

  • The many fun and practical ways to implement SEO tactics
  • Inspirational stories from special guests, as well as the lessons learned from their experiences, AND
  • The latest news on events and initiatives designed to empower women in this industry

Aleyda Solis, Jamie Indigo, Lidia Infante already took part in this podcast, go listen to their episodes!


So, there you have it!
With technical SEO and data science being hot topics these days, it’s not that hard to see that many people, especially those in the industry, are talking about the extravagance and wonders that come from – of all places – data!
We hope that you take the time to listen to these 9 great podcasts that specialize in technical SEO and data science. We guarantee that you’ll be enlightened by the science and innovation behind an ever-growing industry!
And thanks for listening!

Lauren Groff is a writer and editor at OXEssays and LiaHelp. She is also a contributing writer for UKWritings. As a tech writer, she specializes in digital marketing, social media influencers, and data science.
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