SEO Company, SEO and Search Engine Optimization Google Results Are a Disgrace

SEO Company, SEO and Search Engine Optimization Google Results Are a Disgrace

cc: Magic movement by Gojca. The SEO industry is outraged about search engine optimization leading figure Rand Fishkin of SEOmoz calling the Google (and Yahoo) results for “SEO company” an embarrassment. The main problem about that post seems to be…

What Social Media Benefits for Business Can You Expect?

Many people in business and even marketers discount social media as worthless saying things like “social media traffic is low value”. They are not completely wrong about that but they aren’t right in their conclusion either. Discounting social media is…

The 7 Simplest Ways To Lower Your Bounce Rate and Get More Conversions

The 7 Simplest Ways To Lower Your Bounce Rate and Get More Conversions

cc: Please open door slowly by splorp. Every website or blog has a purpose, be it a sale, a subscription or simply conveying the message, whatever it is. Achieving this goal is called conversion. The worst enemy of the conversion…

Social Browsing Can Make the Web a Better Place

p5rn7vb StumbleUpon has been covered here on this blog quite a lot. The decline of Digg seems unstoppable and many blogs by now have more visitors from Facebook and Twitter. The Web is still a lonely place though. We’re still…

The Most Important Thing on StumbleUpon: Do Not Pose as, Be a Legit User

The Most Important Thing on StumbleUpon: Do Not Pose as, Be a Legit User

cc: Whiskeygonebad. The “Social Media Insider” over at the Invesp Blog recently wrote a post about StumbleUpon called “StumbleUpon: 3 Most Important Things To Keep In Mind” about promotion on SU. I found it on Sphinn and while I was…

Niche Social News Sites for Business People and Internet Pros

Niche Social News Sites for Business People and Internet Pros

While old school “one size fits all” social news sites like Digg lose more and more ground, great niche social news sites appear everywhere. Here are some niche social news sites business people and Internet pros should be aware of….

Common Blog Business Models: What Works What Not?

Flagship blogs, that is business blogs with really valuable content often have either an obvious or underlying business model. After more than one year in the blog business or rather watching it I have noticed some patterns with professional bloggers….

7 Most Successful SEO Bashings in Recent Web History

One of the best performing linkbait ideas on the Web today is SEO bashing. It’s an ugly but very successful way of gaining links at the expense of others. It seems the less substance an anti-SEO claim has the more…

7 Reasons Why Obama’s Website Has Many More Visitors Than McCain’s

7 Reasons Why Obama’s Website Has Many More Visitors Than McCain’s

The US presidential election is coming soon and the candidates are fighting for votes for several months now. Today I want to dissect the various reasons why Barack Obama is outperforming John McCain on the Web, especially in terms of…

10 Organizations that Fight Global Hunger You Should Support

10 Organizations that Fight Global Hunger You Should Support

As my contribution to blog action day to raise awareness about poverty I present you a list of 10 organizations that fight global hunger you should support with money, by volunteering or simply by linking to them like I do….

Spiritual Linkbuilding How to by Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun

Tonight I dreamt of Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun again. Last time I had attempted to make an interview but the outcome of my dream was difficult to understand as Zen spirituality is not easy to grasp at all and trapped…

7 SEO 2.0 Lessons: SEO for Humans Instead of Spiders is Not About Google and “Content is King”

7 SEO 2.0 Lessons: SEO for Humans Instead of Spiders is Not About Google and “Content is King”

Spider, really your preferred audience? Source. For years Google has been preaching building websites for humans not spiders. Nonetheless in reality Google still relies on webmasters to make their pages spider-friendly. To be honest I don’t like big Google and…

What the Numerous Digg Bans Can Teach Us about Social Media (Companies)

What the Numerous Digg Bans Can Teach Us about Social Media (Companies)

cc: All artworks by M Domondon. Digg, formerly known as user driven social news has shown its true nature in 2008: Banning some of their most valuable and active users. They did not solely ban the spammers or those who…

Top 10 Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

Top 10 Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

Besides using such obvious Firefox add-ons and toolbars like those for StumbleUpon, Delicious and Browzmi (the StumbleUpon, Twitter & Mixx combination on steroids) what does a holistic SEO 2.0 aficionado like Tad Chef use daily or very often? Here are…