Keyword Research: SEO 2.0 on the Rise – Says Google “Insights”

Keyword Research: SEO 2.0 on the Rise – Says Google “Insights”

Google Insights graph: SEO 2.0 light blue, findability green. Google released today a new keyword research tool called Google Insights for Search which in short fulfills the dreams of search marketers. It’s like Google Trends but much more accurate and…

Top 10 Fatal URL Design Mistakes

Top 10 Fatal URL Design Mistakes

zv7qrnb Address by sam.d URL design? Is there any design involved at all in deciding how your Internet address and directory structure will look like? Yes, there is, or at least there should be! Nonetheless I see the same mistakes…

Confidential: 22 Google Laws Leaked

A source within Google has leaked this list of 22 Google laws. These confidential laws are not meant to be known by the public so make sure to spread the news before this site gets shut down. They cover 3…

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) Demand Skyrockets

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) Demand Skyrockets

SEM Lymphozyte. Source.Google Trends is a wonderful tool to find out what the market really demands. I compared SEM to SEO demand to find out that the Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) industry is booming it seems. The demand for SEM…

Google Clean Up of Fakes: 10 Most Likely Ban Candidates

Google Clean Up of Fakes: 10 Most Likely Ban Candidates

Fake breasts by magnopere. Reports pour in that Google plans to clean up the web of fakes which are publicized to gain attention and links. Google “Head of Spam” Matt Cutts has been cited as saying that Google will “penalize”…

How to Get Content and Earn Credibility with Old News

How to Get Content and Earn Credibility with Old News

Brisbane 1959 – image by pizzodisevo. Who wants to read yesterday’s news? This might sound like a rhetoric question but it’s not: Google users or searchers want to read old news. They actually seek out your old, even archaic content…

Top 10 SEO Myths V2

This is an answer to the article “Top Search Engine Optimization Myths” by United Worx a popular article which just show written a few years ago. It wasn’t valid anymore in some cases and thus I decided to update or…

PageRank Superstition: 200+ Signals Are Not One Google Juice

PageRank Superstition: 200+ Signals Are Not One Google Juice

* There is no hidden Google juice that miraculously determines the ranking in Google’s results like some bloggers claim. It’s not 1998 anymore. A few months ago Google disclosed to the New York Times that about 200+ so called “signals”…

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…

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…

The Day PageRank Died

Yesterday, October 24th, 2007 marked the day when PageRank died. It became virtually useless or worthless. Why? What was the purpose of Google PageRank in the first place? PageRank was revolutionary when it was introduced by Google. That’s why Google…

Best Search Engine According to Google

Google needs SEO to rank in Google! Why? Let me explain. Today everybody wrote about the Google optimization parody “What if Google had to design their user interface for Google?“. It’s both funny and sad that’s why it’s spectacularly successful…

20 Ways to Get Legit Paid Links Without Getting Penalized by Google

Women are like websites. Getting links is like having sex. You can pay for sex or you get it for free. If you are very attractive you have no problems. If you are ugly, boring and shallow you have to…

Blogging Advice: How to Tell Google that You’re a Blog

Blogging Advice: How to Tell Google that You’re a Blog

Google is stupid. It’s not R2D2 or Data, it’s a moron. That’s why SEO is often such a tedious task. Unlike many uneducated people who assume that Google is God and it knows everything, I know it does not. Google…

100+ RSS Subscribers! Or How to Count Them

100+ RSS Subscribers! Or How to Count Them

SEO 2.0 has 100 RSS subscribers! After roughly ten weeks of blogging. At least 100. AFAIK. 91 at Google and 9 and Bloglines. So if you subscribe using any other service (I use Netvibes for instance) say “yeah!” Come on!…

My Google List of Demands

Two of my favorite SEO bloggers started a meme and one of them asked me to jump on the bandwagon and devise a Google wish list. I know Christmas is near and I like both so I will take part….

Stop Link Building, Links != Traffic

Stop Link Building, Links != Traffic

Do you think that link building is the most important part of SEO nowadays? You may be right if you refer to SEO as search engine optimization for Google. In this SEO world you get your links, Google assesses them…

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…

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…

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…