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 sometimes a post makes me think that we are still in 2003. As if social media were something completely…

How I Outranked Matt Cutts for the Term SEO in 7 Easy Steps

How I Outranked Matt Cutts for the Term SEO in 7 Easy Steps

Do you know Matt Cutts? This famous cat blogger with the ugly WordPress theme? Yes, I know he is only famous because he works at Google and he can shatter lives of people who depend on online revenue with one…

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…

10 Misconceptions Why SEO is Better than SMO Refuted

Some bloggers argue that conventional SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is better than SMO (Social Media Optimization) for average small businesses.   What is what? As I do not advocate a pure either or approach but rather the “SEO as a…

Interview With Myself

Hello world! My name is Tad Chef of the world famous SEO 2.0 blog. Now I present to you my first audio post*. I call it an „interview with myself“. Interviews are a vital way to make people disclose information…

Steampunk SEO vs Social Media, Competition vs Cooperation

Steampunk is a popular trend among what we call retro future, or future of the past. Steampunk makes modern appliances look like they have been built in the 19. century or the Victorian age. It looks great and thus people…

30 Reasons Why Your Company Should Advertise on my Blog

After more than 10 years as a full time SEO consultant and 15+ years in online publishing and also 10 years business blogging I realized that I can really write about just anything to make it popular. It’s the fervor…

3 Way Link Exchange with SEO Spammers Is a Dead End

Dear Webmaster, I would like to express my interest in 3 Way Link Exchange with your website for our mutual benefit. Your website link will be placed on linkfarm.com or SEO-spam-directory.com I will add your link here: uselessguide.com/Internet_and_Web_Services/Search_Engine_Optimization/ OR blahblah.com/directory/Search_Engine_Optimisation_2/…

10 SEO Client Archetypes to Beware of

In case you offer SEO for clients like I do, after some years you see several kinds of patterns. My nerves get sometimes a little strained with some and I guess I am not the only one. Other than that…

How I Increased my Traffic by 11259.7% in 3 Months in 10 Easy Steps

How I Increased my Traffic by 11259.7% in 3 Months in 10 Easy Steps

I was just playing around with popuri.us and happened to click on my Compete.com stats. There I realized that my traffic increased by 11259.7% (no mistake here) compared to a year ago. In fact I did not believe the stats…

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…

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…

Aaron Wall’s SEO Book Does Not Sell!

Nobody wants to buy SEO products. Seemingly nobody needs advanced SEO tools, an all-in-one SEO book, a versatile SEO software, the only one search marketing magazine that counts or worker owned green hosting with WordPress included. At least none of…

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. When 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…

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 like both so I will take part. On the other hand I do…

SEO Lynching: How to Fool the Angry Mob

SEOs are the new Jews or “Negroes”. People just love to hate them. When they appear in an environment where the angry mob resides they will be insulted as if the respective SEO is the devil himself. It’s more than…

3 StumbleUpon Traffic Myths Debunked

Most Internet marketers about to introduce StumbleUpon to you will tell more or less the same story. According to those StumbleUpon tutorials you have to undertake certain actions to succeed on SU to get more traffic for your own blog…

Great SEO Blogs You Might Have Missed

OK, I admit it, I read more than a few SEO blogs. There are at least several more SEO blogs out there that are really worth it. Check them out. So here is the list of less known SEO Blogs…

Does StumbleUpon Crack Down on SEO?

Does StumbleUpon Crack Down on SEO?

I was surprised to see that over at StumbleUpon 4 users reviewed my ode to the SEO community in this post and overall 12 stumblers liked it. Why was I surprised? I was astounded because I did not notice any…