How (Not) to Pitch Me on StumbleUpon

How (Not) to Pitch Me on StumbleUpon

*With more than “8000 pages liked” and 600+ fans on StumbleUpon I guess I’m quite popular by now. Until recently this fact was largely ignored by most people, I did not receive many pitches to vote for stories or to…

How Trust Made my Blog Triumph: 1000 Subscribers

How Trust Made my Blog Triumph: 1000 Subscribers

Trust by hcii. Dear reader, if you’d ask me what the single most important factor in the success of my blog is I would reply: Trust!Trust is a tool that enables you to communicate and work together with people. In…

The Right Blog at the Right Time – 1 Year SEO 2.0

Yes, it’s already one year. One year has gone since I started this blog, SEO 2.0. I feel like looking back and analyzing. Was it worth it? Am I where I expected to be in one years time a year…

Sex, permission marketing and social media – The ultimate Ménage à trois

This naughty guest post is brought to you by James Duthie from Online Marketing Banter and is in no way endorsed by the fine people at SEO 2.0. What do sex, permission marketing & social media have in common? It…

What is Advanced SEO?

Advanced SEO is not clearly defined but many people already seem to agree what it is. My personal impression as to this inherent definition is: advanced SEO appears to consist of complex web development and analytics tasks leading to higher…

How to Find Out How a Blog Performs Over Time

How to Find Out How a Blog Performs Over Time

Why would you want to find out how a blog performs over time? You want to see whether you made some progress or whether your blog is stagnating. How can you do it?    Like analytics tools but better Most…

Are You SEO 2.0 Enough to Join Our Tribe?

People follow me on Twitter with no or even worse bad credentials. Most just lurk while others try to send me their articles without ever engaging before. Now I don’t use crude buzzwords but in case you want to join…

Introducing Traits of Green SEOs

Introducing Traits of Green SEOs

* When one of my favorite green blogs was looking for a SEO expert I was seriously tempted to quit everything else and do Green SEO full time. It was one of the surprises of plunging in into the world…

Bloggers: To Get Attention Go Where the Attention is

Bloggers: To Get Attention Go Where the Attention is

*While blogging I often made the mistake of trying to raise hell or be spectacular to get attention from readers. You really have to be amazing, outstanding and useful to achieve this goal.   Part time blogger? As I’m still…

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…

Modern SEO Forums Alternatives

John Carcutt asks at Search Engine Journal: Are SEO forums still needed? In my opinion: No. I stopped using SEO forums several years ago. Even my favorite one, SEO Refugee bored me. Why? People on SEO forums are often inaccurate…

Top 10 Reasons Why SEOs Fail on Social Media

Top 10 Reasons Why SEOs Fail on Social Media

shout by suneko. Many search engine optimizers are still stuck in the past. They practice SEO 1.0 or less. These SEOs fail to adapt to the new Web 2.0 media environment and attempt to apply rules of the older Web…

7 Services of SEO 2.0 Companies – Submit Your Site Now!

Hello fellow SEO 2.0 specialists! In recent months I’ve seen some of you and your companies adopting the term SEO 2.0 for your websites. I’ve seen some of you offering SEO 2.0 services ranging from social media optimization, business blogging…

10 Most Obvious SEO 2.0 Benefits of Twitter

SEO 2.0 is by now known as the best possible combination of using search, social media and blogging to achieve prominence online. Now how does Twitter usage fit in there? I tried to to use Twitter in a SEO 2.0 manner…

7 Completely Insane Black Hat SEO 2.0 Techniques

As we all know all SEO is bullshit, evil and spam. As an SEO 2.0 evangelist I recently thought about some black hat SEO 2.0 techniques for an increasingly mad world. Of course all the 7 completely insane black hat…

Top 10 Reasons Why Great Content Fails on Social Media

Top 10 Reasons Why Great Content Fails on Social Media

Can’t Fail Cafe – image by pbo31. Recently I wrote a guest post that took me a long time to write and was well crafted timely pillar content which nonetheless failed miserably on social media, even the site I targeted…

3 Phases of Flagship Blog Growth or How to Fall in Love with Blogging

3 Phases of Flagship Blog Growth or How to Fall in Love with Blogging

* Starting and maintaining a flagship blog is not really easy. You need perseverance and the will to keep on blogging no matter what happens. You need passion. You need to fall in love with blogging! I have it, so…

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…

Semantic SEO: Your Website is a Goldmine with On-Site SEO 2.0

Semantic SEO: Your Website is a Goldmine with On-Site SEO 2.0

* You think on-page SEO is dead? It hasn’t even begun! To be clear, your website is a goldmine and you haven’t even started to dig for the gold. In my SEO 2.0 blog I have covered blogging, social media…

How to Get More Visitors for Your Blog Without Social Media Marketing

How to Get More Visitors for Your Blog Without Social Media Marketing

*Personally I hate the term “marketing” as well as combinations like search engine marketing. Even more than that I despise the term social media marketing which is an oxymoron in itself. I wonder why I forgot to add to this…