Saturday Night Fever for WordPress Theme Customization: How to Simplify

Saturday Night Fever for WordPress Theme Customization: How to Simplify

Dear reader, I assume that you rarely actually visit my blog. You probably read SEO 2.0 in Google Reader, Netvibes or Bloglines but indeed I look at my blog daily. After almost a year now, yes it’s true SEO 2.0…

10 Coding Guidelines for Perfect Findability and Web Standards

Perfect findability and web standards can be achieved with the same means when it comes to coding. Thus I compiled a very simple list of 10 coding guidelines for perfect findability and web standards everybody can easily memorize and implement:…

Findability, New and Better SEO?

Findability, New and Better SEO?

Findability is a term that has become a buzzword for a while due to a book called Building Findable Websites by Aarron Walter (not to mix up with Aaron Wall, author of SEO Book). Now as a true SEO 2.0…

SEO 2.0 Basics: WordPress URL Design

SEO 2.0 Basics: WordPress URL Design

WordPress is, you might already suspect it, the most popular blogging platform aka blog CMS out there. Thee are plenty of good reasons to use it although WordPress has some major drawbacks (it’s bloated, can be easily hacked, has a…

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…

7 Must Read End of Year Lists for Internet Power Users

While I’m not the typical end of year list type of guy, I feel that 2007 was a year that saw certain developments you shouldn’t miss as an Internet power user, SEO 2.0 being one of them. I won’t provide…

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…

5 More Design + Usability + SEO Articles: The Clean Dozen

Some of you might have already noticed: A guest post of mine called 7 Must Read Design + Usability + SEO Articles was published at the Small Business Hub blog. As the target audience over there are not the hard…

Quality Blogs about SEO, Web Design, Blogging You Might Not Know

As an Internet addict I read more blogs on SEO, web design, blogging and a plethora of other topics daily than other people do in a year. So I’ll get a good overview quickly which quality blogs really matter or…

New Categories: Blogging, John Chow, Money, Search and StumbleUpon

During the last weeks I noticed that I write rather often about certain topics that are not reflected in my categories. Moreover as time goes by I and my blog evolved. For instance when starting SEO 2.0 seven weeks ago…

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…

For Design, Usability and SEO Simplicity Is Key

p5rn7vb 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…

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…

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…

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…

Review: Better Blogging with Michael Martine

As I announced in my post called free website review I will review at least 5 websites from now on, but I guess more. #1 is Michael Martine and his Better Blogging weblog. Michael Martine is a renown blogger and…

The Best Flash SEO Tutorials

Flash SEO is either a no-no, experts tend to dismiss SEO for Flash altogether in this case, a matter of creating a text version in HTML/CSS or a rather complex endeavor. So you have basically 4 options: Not optimizing Flash…

Some of the Best SEO Company Website Designs

As I mentioned earlier, great CSS design is one of the main pillars of new school SEO or SEO 2.0. Many SEO company sites still look ugly. What sense does it make to be #1 in Google if your visitors…

Flash Rocks!

When 9 months ago I wrote the article “8 Main Reasons for the Demise of Flash” over at Fadtastic my goal was not to get rich and famous but to stir discussion. Still in love with my former darling Flash…

11 Examples of SEO 2.0

Why explain what SEO 2.0 is, if you can give examples of it? So here is a list of SEO 2.0 examples in no particular order. Link bait done right is very SEO 2.0 Reputation management is SEO 2.0 WordPress…