How to Create a Dynamic Blogroll in 5 Minutes

In the early days of blogging a blogroll was something cool, something everybody had to have installed. People blogging a while notice one thing though: Conventional static blogrolls do not work. Nobody clicks the links. Blogrolls are only important for…

The 10 Simplest Ways to Boost Your Social Media Credibility Right From the Start

The 10 Simplest Ways to Boost Your Social Media Credibility Right From the Start

As a very active social media user, some would probably say power user already, I notice the same mistakes over and over made by new users on social media sites. On the other hand it’s very easy to boost your…

SEO 2.0 for AJAX the Microsoft Way vs Best Practices

SEO 2.0 for AJAX the Microsoft Way vs Best Practices

SEO 2.0 is not my invention neither did I coin the term. Many used it before and many do without having read this blog. While my SEO 2.0 definition is still a little fuzzy it takes time to grasp the…

Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Image by CarbonNYC The perhaps most important factor at work, independent of industry or kind of employment, is pride. You have to be proud of what you do in order to create value and be happy. Zen Buddhists and other…

3 Approaches to Reputation Management: Which One Do You Need?

Already a while ago I acknowledged that reputation management is part of SEO 2.0. I never mentioned it again though since then. Reputation management is a relatively new term in SEO and it is hot. Really hot. Some social media…

Productivity: 8 Ways to Save Time for Excessive Social Media Overuse

Many of you probably wonder how I can be active on at least 3 social media sites, write for my blog, and still earn money (as I do not make money off my publishing directly). I do not waste time…

What is SEO 2.0? Add Your Definition Now!

Soon I will truly redefine SEO. Not just upgrade to version 2.0, I will redefine SEO as a whole! Thus I want to know how well my propaganda and brain washing techniques have worked until now. So I want you…

SEO 2.0 Best Practices: Images or Finding Stock Photos

SEO 2.0 Best Practices: Images or Finding Stock Photos

For my SEO 2.0 blog I tended to use images only as a nice to have add on due to the fact that my time for blogging was very limited. One week I added images to all posts, the next…

Webmaster Tools, Services, and Products I Tested & Recommend

I have been testing some new webmaster tools, services and products useful not only for SEO purposes. Although most of them were more than useful I didn’t manage to review them thoroughly enough to really write about them. Nonetheless many…

The 7 Pillars of SEO 2.0

In order to succeed in a social media driven Web 2.0 environment website owners, bloggers and businesses have to take certain steps. These practical steps are based on a theoretical foundation with 7 main pillars. These 7 pillars of SEO…

10 Reasons to Use Social Media

In case you ever wondered why you are spending hours daily on the Internet without really working and you or others assume that you are wasting your time here are 10 reasons to use social media you might want to…

PageRank Superstition: 200+ Signals Are Not One Google Juice

Sorry Andy and the rest of the world: There is no hidden PageRank or Google juice that miraculously determines the ranking in Google’s results. It’s not 1998 anymore. A few months ago Google disclosed to the New York Times that…

Top 10 Social Media Sites + Lists [Meta-List]

The proliferation of social media sites has reached an incredible pace. This is great as now every niche has at least one social news outlet. It is almost impossible to keep track or even find the sites you are looking…

20 Ways to Survive as a Freelancer Working on the Web

I work a as freelancer for approx. 5 years now. I am or was a web developer, a problogger, an online journalist and currently I’m a SEO consultant most of the time. I survived! It is difficult at times to…

Towards a New Defintion of SEO

Towards a New Defintion of SEO

  While I promised you a redefinition of SEO when I started this blog, in fact it’s still my motto in the header, until now I delivered only an upgrade, a new version of SEO. Yes, SEO 2.0 until now…

SEO 2.0 Basics: StumbleUpon Categories

SEO 2.0 Basics: StumbleUpon Categories

From now on I want to start a little series of posts. It will be called SEO 2.0 basics. I will write short posts about fundamentals needed in SEO 2.0. I want to start with StumbleUpon categories. As you probably…

Enlarge Your PageRank!!!

Enlarge Your PageRank!!!

Click to enlarge! Oh, it doesn’t work? This is not a funny post. Some days ago a client of mine wrote me an angry email threatening to end our cooperation. Not any client, a client who is with me for…

Must Read Dark Horse Social Media Blogs

Must Read Dark Horse Social Media Blogs

Social inclusion to feel more confident* While there are some social media authority blogs already out there for ages, I noticed that there are many unappreciated social media blogs as well. So I want to share these dark horse social…

7 Simple Ways to Use Universal Search to Appear on Top of Google

While many people still assume that SEO 2.0 is just a mislead term for SMO/M (social media optimization/marketing) it’s plainly put not true. In SEO 2.0 you still in many cases aim at search results in the broadest sense. One…

Silly Marketers: SEO is for Kids

Silly Marketers: SEO is for Kids

Many marketers just don’t get it. Either they are plain ignorant, silly or worse. Usually I’m not bashing anybody but this time a post called “Silly Marketer… Mixx Is For Kids” [sic!] makes me think that we are still in…