7 Unusual Ways to Use StumbleUpon

7 Unusual Ways to Use StumbleUpon

As I already mentioned I got immediately addicted to StumbleUpon. As I’m a natural born social media poweruser I present to you 7 unusual or unexpected ways in which you can use StumbleUpon. SU is really versatile and I was…

John Chow Interviews

John Chow interviews are seemingly rare. At first I thought there are many of them but it’s not the case. Finally I found a few interviews with him, one being from 1999! Many people apparently envy John Chow or hate…

57 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Read my SEO Blog

57 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Read my SEO Blog

Have you ever read the Cornwall SEO blog? Me neither. Cornwall SEO Lyndon Antcliff aka Lyndoman offers just 19 reasons why you should not read his SEO blog. I can easily surpass that! Therefore I offer you not twice as…

Website Review Hochwald IT Blog

Website Review Hochwald IT Blog

This is #2 of my free website review series: The Hochwald IT Blog is a blog with a broad topic, written in German. It uses a fresh and unique WordPress theme. It is updated irregularly it seems. The WordPress setup…

7 Reasons Why I Am Addicted to StumbleUpon

Oh no! I just spent over one hour stumbling upon stuff instead of working. I have to face the grim reality: I am addicted to StumbleUpon! I warn you, do not follow in my footsteps. You will end up broke,…

Digg-Like International Social News Communities

If you read SEO 2.0 before you know that I do not like Digg, for several reasons. It’s not the democratic spirit I dislike about Digg, it’s the contrary of it. I dislike the elitism of the Digg voting system…

10 Reasons Why SEO Haters Are Plainly Wrong

It happened again! SEO hate. This time on StumbleUpon where I did not expect it as people get targeted news there so nobody who does not like SEO or SEO blogs has to read them, unlike Digg or Reddit where…

The Real Rules of Social Media Marketing Unmasked!

Glen inspired me. He wrote down, among other, some well known rules of social media marketing. As I do not abide by any rules beside my own and disagree with many of those I rewrote them so that all of…

Miserable Failure

21 days ago I set my goals for the next three weeks of this blog. 21 days later and 6 weeks after starting SEO 2.0 I have to admit: I failed miserably! SEO 2.0 is all about transparency and accountability…

For Design, Usability and SEO Simplicity Is Key

During August I collected 5 articles which had one thing in common: Simplicity. Their focus differed substiantally. It was either design, usability or SEO but in all three cases simplicity and simplifying the user interface aka website was key for…

New Search Marketing Standard Issue Out: International Search Markets

New Search Marketing Standard Issue Out: International Search Markets

The new Search Marketing Standard Magazine issue is out for fall 07. It’s main topic: International search markets, UK, Italy, Germany, Russia and China and guess who wrote the article about Germany? ;-)

Global Perspective: Making Money Online – How Much Do You Need?

Thinking about the “make money online” craze I asked myself whether it makes sense. Then I realized that the question to ask must be: Where does making money online make sense? In some countries and territories (India?) it most probably…

DIY Website Review for Free

Dear Readers, Scanners and Stumblers! I feel kind of dissatisfied. More than a week ago I promised 5 of you to review their websites for free. When I promise something I mean it. It was no “dirty blogging trick” or…

Classic StumbleUpon Traffic Optimization Articles

Classic StumbleUpon Traffic Optimization Articles

Even before publishing my post hailing StumbleUpon as the best traffic source in the world, 2 of my posts got stumbled in the meantime. So I decided to look closer at StumbleUpon optimization techniques. In fact there are lots of…

Mob vs Smart Mob: 7 Reasons Why StumbleUpon Traffic Is the Best Social Media Traffic

Mob vs Smart Mob: 7 Reasons Why StumbleUpon Traffic Is the Best Social Media Traffic

Do you think Digg and Reddit or Twitter and Facebook are the places to go nowadays? Never used StumbleUpon until now? You should try StumbleUpon, both as a user and a webmaster. Users get highly relevant content that matches their…

The Secret of John Chow’s Success Revealed!

As I always aim to surpass the best of the best I wondered for a while how John Chow managed to gain as much popularity on the Net. What’s the secret of his success? Well, now I finally found out!…

SEO Bullshit

Wow! More good ranking news: I rank #4 for SEO bullshit at Google.com! My main competition is Jason Calacanis who is cited everywhere by saying “SEO is bullshit”. Well, in times of SEO 2.0 you can really say that SEO…

John Chow Dot Com Redesigned

John Chow Dot Com Redesigned

John Chow, another term for “make money online” has redesigned his website John Chow Dot Com (johnchow.com not to mix up with johncow.com). It looks very professional now, like all other professional blogs and I already miss the sportscar that…

The 7 SEO Blogs with the Funniest Names

Today I noticed on my referrers that I entered the Google.com top 100 for “seo blog” which is kind of interesting as I do not optimize for that and barely use the word “blog” on my journal at all ;-)…

DM-Bloodless IE 6 Sidebar Incompatibility Problem Discovered and Solved

DM-Bloodless IE 6 Sidebar Incompatibility Problem Discovered and Solved

While adding a small del.icio.us widget in my footer I noticed that my theme, DM-Bloodless, which I consider the best black/white WordPress theme of all times, has a minor flaw. In Internet Explorer 6 there is a problem in displaying…