Are You SEO 2.0 Enough to Join Our Mixx Group?

Sadly I had to reject more and more potential SEO 2.0 group members over at Mixx. People apply for membership to our group with no or even worse bad credentials. Now I don’t use crude neologisms like SEO spammers but…

Introducing 10 Traits of Green SEOs

Introducing 10 Traits of Green SEOs

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

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 hell of a useful to achieve this goal. As I’m still a…

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…

7 Great 2.0 SEO Forums Alternatives

John Carcutt asks at Search Engine Journal: Are SEO forums still needed? If you ask me: No. I stopped using SEO forums a years ago. Even my favorite one, SEO Refugee bored me. Why? People on SEO forums are 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 microblogging fit in there? I┬átried to to use Twitter in a SEO 2.0 manner…

7 Completely Insane Black Hat SEO 2.0 Methods

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

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

Give. Image by Mr. KrisPersonally 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…

10 Commandments of Business Blogging

10 Commandments of Business Blogging

Whatever you do, you need passion, image by fatboyke What exactly is business blogging? To me, at least in this post, it applies to any blogging attempt that is motivated by the advance of any business or marketing endeavour. It…

7 Misguiding Terms You Should Abandon

Nowadays we use terms and expressions daily which not only bury the real meaning of the phenomenon they try to describe, they also misguide yourself and others. Some words simply change your intentions to the negative by adding the wrong…

Case Study: How to Get a StumbleUpon Submission Reviewed 200 Times in 2 Weeks

Case Study: How to Get a StumbleUpon Submission Reviewed 200 Times in 2 Weeks

While StumbleUpon traffic is not really reliable and I strongly advise you not to depend on it for your blog StumbleUpon is still one of the most valuable places to get attention on the Web. To show you how a…

Top 10 Killer Headline Formulas for Tremendous Online Success

p5rn7vb Need some killer headlines for tremendous online success via social media and beyond? Try some of these formulas that have worked numerous times: Top 10… [something everybody needs or craves] [some superlatives] ;-) How to… [something everybody needs or…

What Easter Can Teach Us About Web 2.0, Social Media and Blogging

What Easter Can Teach Us About Web 2.0, Social Media and Blogging

While I enjoyed my short vacation on Easter I couldn’t resist to think about SEO 2.0 with all its major parts Web 2.0, social media and blogging. I want to share with you a saying that kept popping up on…

Dofollow Blog Commenting Netiquette vs a Barbecue Party

Dofollow Blog Commenting Netiquette vs a Barbecue Party

First off: The introduction of real links in comments via the dofollow plugin has been a huge success, especially as I am ranking high for both “dofollow” and “dofollow plugin” in Google by now because my article about the end…