SEO 2.0 Changes in 2009

Hello dear Readers, I have the pleasure to announce some minor as well as potentially major changes for both the SEO 2.0 blog and SEO 2.0 as a movement as well. Let’s start with the tiny ones: You may have…

6 New SEO 2.0 Definitions: It’s the People’s SEO, about Relevancy & ORM but not…

p5rn7vb SEO 2.0 doesn’t exist and I’m glad it doesn’t! OK, SEO 2.0 doesn’t exist according to Wikipedia. It existed, someone wrote an excellent article about it but the Wikipedia censors deleted it. I’m glad. I prefer to spread the…

Top 7 Ways to Use Twitter for Marketing Purposes Correctly

Last time I wrote about Twitter and marketing it became the most read by subscribers post on SEO 2.0 ever. By now I think more than 1300 regular SEO 2.0 readers have read it. This by far surpasses any other…

3 Traits of True Social Media Experts

3 Traits of True Social Media Experts

Expert by Pete Prodoehl is a Creative Commons image. In recent years and months the Web has been flooded by social media experts. They’re everywhere you move, you can’t escape them it seems. There is one problem though: Social media…

10 Reasons to Follow Me/SEO 2.0 on Twitter

10 Reasons to Follow Me/SEO 2.0 on Twitter

One of my favorite architecture blogs published a post called “5 reason to follow ArchDaily on Twitter“. While the post itself seemed clumsy and the reasons were not enticing enough to follow them the sheer idea of the post was…

Top Social News Mashup Sites

Once, when I got stumbled for real I ended up on top of the Internet section of StumbleUpon. That meant more than 2000 visitors just from SU. Besides, I noticed that some people clicked on the SU link from somewhere…

StumbleUpon Adds SEO Category

StumbleUpon Adds SEO Category

One of the greatest annoyances with StumbleUpon was the utter lack of an SEO category. You know SU is a social discovery service that is based on “channel surfing the Web”. Without a matching channel many SEO postings were posted…

The Best SEO Strategy: Don’t Do SEO!

Unless you’re here for the first time you know that I’ve often written about SEO without SEO. What I meant was a new approach to SEO which basically goes beyond it or rather is natural site development that in the…

Hey Marketers on Twitter: It’s not a Link List

Hey Marketers on Twitter: It’s not a Link List

Although I don’t call myself a marketer, I’m an optimizer, most people assume I am one. So all kinds of marketers follow me on Twitter and I follow those marketers too who, in one way or another interact with me….

5 Keys to Twitter Headlines

5 Keys to Twitter Headlines

* Twitter headlines are about short striking descriptive tidbits that get retweeted frequently. Last year we had social media this year we have Twitter. No joke. You don’t do social media optimization anymore. You have to optimize for Twitter. Getting…

Top 10 Most Awesomely Amazing Creative & Funny Reasons Why Blogging for Social Media Sucks

Top 10 Most Awesomely Amazing Creative & Funny Reasons Why Blogging for Social Media Sucks

CC: Eye am feeling silly by Cayusa. OK, I admit it, I’m part of the problem here. It all started with link baiting a few years ago. Then blogging for a social media audience has become so common place that…

12 Social Media Trends You Must Be Aware of

12 Social Media Trends You Must Be Aware of

CC: Please use revolving door by Thomas Hawk. Social media is evolving, revolving and sometimes struggling. It seems there are trends which are there for a while now. Some sites reflecting overall trends lose steam and die while others are…

Social Media Refocus: What Site is Next?

Dear Readers, over the past 1.5 years I’ve spent a tremendous amount of time on my favorite 3 social sites, StumbleUpon, Sphinn and Mixx. Lately I’m mostly on Twitter though as it’s most rewarding most interactive and most face to…

Who to Follow on Twitter?

Who to Follow on Twitter?

CC: The meaning of follow by dhammza. Twitter is SEO 2.0! In fact Twitter is more SEO 2.0 than StumbleUpon, Mixx or other social media I hailed. Yeah, Twitter has surpassed my wildest expectations. Why is Twitter so valuable for…

SEO 2.0 Reality Check: What’s True What Not?

SEO 2.0 Reality Check: What’s True What Not?

CC: Reality Check by ScubaBear68. After 1.5 years of writing for this blog and popularizing SEO 2.0 it’s time to review some of my theories and predictions. I have promised you a new era. Did it really arrive? Did SEO…

URL Shortening Services with Statistics

By now I’ve spend lots of time using Twitter for business and writing about it. While at it I tested numerous short URL services. Finally I’ve found really good URL shortening services. Short URL tools that offer visitor statistics, campaign…

Kevin Rose Explains How to Spam Twitter and Everybody Loves it

Kevin Rose Explains How to Spam Twitter and Everybody Loves it

CC: Cut here by Phoney Nickle. Kevin “cut teats” Rose, not only infamous for his sexist remarks but also as a failed entrepreneur who pownced his microblogging community is also known for his hate of SEO. In an interview he…

Image Bookmarking Sites for Daily Inspiration

Image Bookmarking Sites for Daily Inspiration

Social bookmarking, it’s what Delicious does (Digg is social news in contrast, while StumbleUpon is social browsing), is one of the best working things when it comes to the wisdom of crowds. While on Digg the ignorance of interest groups…

In 2009 SEO 3.0 Arrives!

In 2009 SEO 3.0 Arrives!

CC: Cheers 2009! by vv. Hello Everybody in 2009! In 2009 SEO 3.0 arrives! Just joking, SEO 2.0 stays SEO 2.0 – only the year has changed. I’ve been away for a few days and before that I’ve been pretty…

10 Christmas No-Nos for SEO Specialists to Avoid at all Costs

10 Christmas No-Nos for SEO Specialists to Avoid at all Costs

CC: Santa chucks the finger by BoSoxBrent. It’s this dreaded season again and all of us in the SEO industry will have to endure humiliations we have to face each year. To lessen the impact of the Christmas SEO woes…