Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Image by CarbonNYC The perhaps most important factor at work, independent of industry or kind of employment, is pride. You have to be proud of what you do in order to create value and be happy. Zen Buddhists and other…

3 Approaches to Reputation Management: Which One Do You Need?

Already a while ago I acknowledged that reputation management is part of SEO 2.0. I never mentioned it again though since then. Reputation management is a relatively new term in SEO and it is hot. Really hot. Some social media…

What is SEO 2.0? Add Your Definition Now!

Soon I will truly redefine SEO. Not just upgrade to version 2.0, I will redefine SEO as a whole! Thus I want to know how well my propaganda and brain washing techniques have worked until now. So I want you…

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…

Webmaster Tools, Services, and Products I Tested & Recommend

I have been testing some new webmaster tools, services and products useful not only for SEO purposes. Although most of them were more than useful I didn’t manage to review them thoroughly enough to really write about them. Nonetheless many…

The 7 Pillars of SEO 2.0

In order to succeed in a social media driven Web 2.0 environment website owners, bloggers and businesses have to take certain steps. These practical steps are based on a theoretical foundation with 7 main pillars. These 7 pillars of SEO…

10 Reasons to Use Social Media

In case you ever wondered why you are spending hours daily on the Internet without really working and you or others assume that you are wasting your time here are 10 reasons to use social media you might want to…

10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users

10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users

Many people view social media as a waste of time while others expect them to be some kind of promised land for self promotion. Both groups will never use social media to their fullest potential. The truth lies of course…

Towards a New Defintion of SEO

Towards a New Defintion of SEO

  While I promised you a redefinition of SEO when I started this blog, in fact it’s still my motto in the header, until now I delivered only an upgrade, a new version of SEO. Yes, SEO 2.0 until now…

SEO 2.0 Basics: StumbleUpon Categories

SEO 2.0 Basics: StumbleUpon Categories

From now on I want to start a little series of posts. It will be called SEO 2.0 basics. I will write short posts about fundamentals needed in SEO 2.0. I want to start with StumbleUpon categories. As you probably…

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…

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 this time a post called “Silly Marketer… Mixx Is For Kids” [sic!] makes me think that we are still in…

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…

Sweetest Fight Ever: Hot Chocolate vs White Sugar

Sweetest Fight Ever: Hot Chocolate vs White Sugar

Do you remember how I defeated Lyndon of Cornwall SEO last time? Now he attempts a comeback on the link baiting scene. No chance man, White Sugar, formerly known as Mad Tad the SEO Destroyer is still the monarch! So…

It’s Magic: Content Creation and Link Building While You’re Away

During the holidays I was off line. Nonetheless SEO 2.0 gained many new links and several postings were published at this blog while I was on vacation. Now as I am not a company but a single guy you might…

All I really need to know about SEO 2.0, I learned in kindergarten

All I really need to know about SEO 2.0, I learned in kindergarten

A Guide for Online Leadership Photo Credit: Carf  These are the things I learned: Share everything Play fair Don’t hit people Put things back where you found them Clean up your own mess Don’t take things that aren’t yours Say…

Blogging for World Domination

Blogging for World Domination

Do you remember the bad guy from the early James Bond movies? The one with the white cat? Blofeld was his name. If you really want to become a popular blogger you must aim for world domination! Imagine yourself to…

Quality Traffic? Treat Your Readers Like Human Beings not Numbers

Quality Traffic? Treat Your Readers Like Human Beings not Numbers

Orwellian Newspeak is abundant nowadays. We speak about “collateral damage”, “ethnic cleansings” or “human resources”. In SEO/SEM we have also terms like this. Quality traffic is an abominable term which for most marketers means something like visitors who are interested…

Would You Pay 10$ a Month for an Enhanced SEO 2.0 Subscription?

Would You Pay 10$ a Month for an Enhanced SEO 2.0 Subscription?

Blog monetization without alienating your audience is a very difficult task. It’s no secret, you probably already know that I would like to go problogging on my own full time at SEO 2.0 if I could. Right now I earn…

10 Misconceptions Why SEO is Better than SMO Refuted

Wayne Smallman over at Blah! Blah! Technology has taken great lengths to convince people that conventional SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is better than SMO (Social Media Optimization) for middle sized and small businesses. As I do not advocate a pure…