All I really need to know about SEO 2.0, I learned in kindergarten

All I really need to know about SEO 2.0, I learned in kindergarten

A Guide for Online Leadership Photo Credit: Carf  These are the things I learned: Share everything Play fair Don’t hit people Put things back where you found them Clean up your own mess Don’t take things that aren’t yours Say…

Bonsai Blogging: How to Fail with Social Media

Bonsai Blogging: How to Fail with Social Media

You might not be interested in succeeding with social media. Boosting traffic, being bookmarked, getting new visitors, increasing RSS subscribers and AdSense revenues might all conflict with your blog’s growth plan.  If you prefer to stay away from this hype and…

I live in the Blogosphere

I live in the Blogosphere

I don’t live in a house, town, province, or country anymore.  I live in the blogosphere. I don’t belong to an ethnic group, profession, religion, orientation, political affiliation, interest group, or educational background.  I’m a citizen of the blogosphere. I…

Blogging for World Domination

Blogging for World Domination

Do you remember the bad guy from the early James Bond movies? The one with the white cat? Blofeld was his name. Do you really want to become a popular blogger? You must aim for world domination! Imagine yourself to…

Daily Routine Schedule for Enhanced Productivity and Happiness

How to manage your daily routine with a schedule that enhances productivity and makes you as happy as possible Did you know that researchers found out people shouldn’t work more than 4 hours a day as their productivity diminishes if…

Ventriloquists Attack!

Ventriloquists? Yes. Beware of the attack of the ventriloquists! They are everywhere. They are spooky. They have power. Supernatural powers in a way. Some of the are politicians, some of them artists and magicians it seems. They’re on YouTube, they’re…

Quality Traffic? Treat Your Readers Like Human Beings not Numbers

Quality Traffic? Treat Your Readers Like Human Beings not Numbers

* Orwellian Newspeak is everywhere nowadays. We speak about “collateral damage” “ethnic cleansings” “human resources” In search marketing we have also terms like this.   Are you low or high quality? Quality traffic is an abominable term which for most…

Would You Pay 10$ a Month for an Enhanced SEO 2.0 Subscription?

Would You Pay 10$ a Month for an Enhanced SEO 2.0 Subscription?

Blog monetization without alienating your audience is a very difficult task. It’s no secret, you probably already know that I would like to go problogging on my own full time at SEO 2.0 if I could. Right now I earn…

How to Double Your Subscribers While Blogging Half as Often

Dear Readers! Are you still with me? Then say “Yeah!”. I can’t hear ya! Say “Yeaaah!!!”. All the ladies say “Heeeey!”. All the gents say “Ho, ho!” Why? I’m sick and tired! Not of blogging particularly. Or rather I’m sick…

15 Ways of Disagreeing with Style

Quite often I am subject to or part of some major disagreements and heated debates online. This is partly due to the rapid spread of my SEO 2.0 ideas. People just can’t ignore them anymore. While I am in Internet…

10 Misconceptions Why SEO is Better than SMO Refuted

Some bloggers argue that conventional SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is better than SMO (Social Media Optimization) for average small businesses.   What is what? As I do not advocate a pure either or approach but rather the “SEO as a…

Why Social Media are Like Slavery and SMO Equals Abolitionism

Most people apparently think social media services based on User Generated Content (UGC) like YouTube, Blogger, Facebook or Pinterest are outright idealistic endeavours built for the benefit of humanity and not Social Media Optimization. Yet they are not. They are…

After Blogging Success: 5 New Frontiers

Success has one disadvantage: Once it’s there, you take it for granted and get bored! With social media and blogging once your content gets shared daily even if you do not write something you deem worthy being shared once you…

Interview With Myself

Hello world! My name is Tad Chef of the world famous SEO 2.0 blog. Now I present to you my first audio post*. I call it an „interview with myself“. Interviews are a vital way to make people disclose information…

Steampunk SEO vs Social Media, Competition vs Cooperation

Steampunk is a popular trend among what we call retro future, or future of the past. Steampunk makes modern appliances look like they have been built in the 19. century or the Victorian age. It looks great and thus people…

30 Reasons Why Your Company Should Advertise on my Blog

After more than 10 years as a full time SEO consultant and 15+ years in online publishing and also 10 years business blogging I realized that I can really write about just anything to make it popular. It’s the fervor…

With Blogging, Size Matters – If You Want Traffic

If your blog isn’t getting as many visitors as you’d like, you need a quick lesson in how people read on the Web – they don’t, they scan. With millions of posts to choose from, people are looking for the…

How to Sneak in Into a 1000$+ Conference for Free

Today I met Tim O’Reilly, the guy who coined the term Web 2.0 back in 2004. Well kind of. First let me tell you how I did it. The Web 2.0 Expo was in town, in this case Berlin, Germany…

101 Blog Posting Ideas

This is my post #101 on SEO 2.0. When I started this blog, I had almost no clue what to write about, just some vague ideas. Especially I thought that SEO is such a boring topic and this niche so…

Do Not Read This

Do Not Read This

Reverse psychology, or getting another person to do what you want by asking for the opposite, can be a neat trick, if done well. You’re reading, right? In 1975, Freddie Mercury wrote and recorded Bohemian Rhapsody, a song that ran…