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. If 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 abundant nowadays. We speak about “collateral damage”, “ethnic cleansings” or “human resources”. In SEO/SEM we have also terms like this. Quality traffic is an abominable term which for most marketers means something like visitors who are interested…

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…

333 RSS Subscriptions or How to Double Your Subscribers While Blogging Half as Often

Dear Readers! If you’re still with me 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 because…

Seobook.com Banned at Mixx?

Seobook.com Banned at Mixx?

Update: The issue has been resolved already, seobook.com is reinstated. While I enthusiastically joined Mixx and participated eagerly since then one thing strikes me as more than unusual: It seems that one of the most renown SEO authorities, Aaron Wall…

Me & 4 Blogging Experts or Simply Put my Clique

Me & 4 Blogging Experts or Simply Put my Clique

Did you know that as a teenager I had to fight with a gang leader to be able to join his clique? I guess we have watched too many American movies and listened too much to gangster rap but aren’t…

15 Ways of Disagreeing with Style

Recently I was subject to or part of some major disagreements and discussions 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 publishing for…

10 Misconceptions Why SEO is Better than SMO Refuted

Wayne Smallman over at Blah! Blah! Technology has taken great lengths to convince people that conventional SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is better than SMO (Social Media Optimization) for middle sized and small businesses. As I do not advocate a pure…

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 you get stumbled daily even if you do not write something you deem worthy being stumbled once you get…

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 Web Design, SEO, Web Hosting or Startup Company Should Advertise on my Blog

After more than 3 years as a full time SEO consultant and 10 years in online publishing and 10 years writing for the web I realized that I can really write about just anything to make it popular. It’s the…

Hey You! Your Blog Has Been Hacked!

Yes, your blog! I am talking to you. At least if you found me via Technorati or other vanity search methods. This blog post here explains one way how you can find out whether your blog has been compromised and…

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…