SearchWiki: Power to the People! Great News for SEO 2.0

SearchWiki: Power to the People! Great News for SEO 2.0

These are the Google results for SEO I want to see, but Google SearchWiki doesn’t want me to keep. Most of you have noticed by now, Google has introduced a new set of features to its search called SearchWiki. It’s…

Web Success Without SEO Works: How I Entered the Top 10 for SEO Blog

Web Success Without SEO Works: How I Entered the Top 10 for SEO Blog

m4s0n501 When I started this blog – SEO 2.0 – I proclaimed that SEO is dead and that you don’t need it anymore to succeed on the Web. Moreover I proclaimed a new kind of SEO, SEO 2.0 which works…

Quick Guide to StumbleUpon Categorization and Tagging

Quick Guide to StumbleUpon Categorization and Tagging

CC: Stumbling into happiness by szea. One of the most annoying issues on StumbleUpon, both from an user and a webmaster perspective is the bizarre categorization system. SU mixes tags and categories in a way nobody really grasps. You can…

7 SEO 2.0 Methods Obama Used to Score on the Web

7 SEO 2.0 Methods Obama Used to Score on the Web

SEO 2.0 is a term that summarizes all modern methods of making a message heard online, getting found via search engines or any feasible way of reaching an audience by use of the Web. Typical SEO 2.0 methods are: Business…

What Social Media Benefits for Business Can You Expect?

Many people in business and even marketers discount social media as worthless saying things like “social media traffic is low value”. They are not completely wrong about that but they aren’t right in their conclusion either. Discounting social media is…

Social Browsing Can Make the Web a Better Place

StumbleUpon has been covered here on this blog quite a lot. The decline of Digg seems unstoppable and many blogs by now have more visitors from Facebook and Twitter. The Web is still a lonely place though. We’re still alone…

The Most Important Thing on StumbleUpon: Do Not Pose as, Be a Legit User

The Most Important Thing on StumbleUpon: Do Not Pose as, Be a Legit User

cc: Whiskeygonebad. The “Social Media Insider” over at the Invesp Blog recently wrote a post about StumbleUpon called “StumbleUpon: 3 Most Important Things To Keep In Mind” about promotion on SU. I found it on Sphinn and while I was…

Niche Social News Sites for Business People and Internet Pros

Niche Social News Sites for Business People and Internet Pros

While old school “one size fits all” social news sites like Digg lose more and more ground, great niche social news sites appear everywhere. Here are some niche social news sites business people and Internet pros should be aware of….

7 Most Successful SEO Bashings in Recent Web History

One of the best performing linkbait ideas on the Web today is SEO bashing. It’s an ugly but very successful way of gaining links at the expense of others. It seems the less substance an anti-SEO claim has the more…

7 Reasons Why Obama’s Website Has Many More Visitors Than McCain’s

7 Reasons Why Obama’s Website Has Many More Visitors Than McCain’s

The US presidential election is coming soon and the candidates are fighting for votes for several months now. Today I want to dissect the various reasons why Barack Obama is outperforming John McCain on the Web, especially in terms of…

Spiritual Linkbuilding How to by Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun

Tonight I dreamt of Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun again. Last time I had attempted to make an interview but the outcome of my dream was difficult to understand as Zen spirituality is not easy to grasp at all and trapped…

7 SEO 2.0 Lessons: SEO for Humans Instead of Spiders is Not About Google and “Content is King”

7 SEO 2.0 Lessons: SEO for Humans Instead of Spiders is Not About Google and “Content is King”

Spider, really your preferred audience? Source. For years Google has been preaching building websites for humans not spiders. Nonetheless in reality Google still relies on webmasters to make their pages spider-friendly. To be honest I don’t like big Google and…

What the Numerous Digg Bans Can Teach Us about Social Media (Companies)

What the Numerous Digg Bans Can Teach Us about Social Media (Companies)

cc: All artworks by M Domondon. Digg, formerly known as user driven social news has shown its true nature in 2008: Banning some of their most valuable and active users. They did not solely ban the spammers or those who…

Top 10 Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

Top 10 Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

Besides using such obvious Firefox add-ons and toolbars like those for StumbleUpon, Delicious and Browzmi (the StumbleUpon, Twitter & Mixx combination on steroids) what does a holistic SEO 2.0 aficionado like Tad Chef use daily or very often? Here are…

7 Ways Self Submission Hurts Yourself on Social Media

7 Ways Self Submission Hurts Yourself on Social Media

You’re not alone by confusedvision. Many webmasters still assume that self submission is the best way to gain links and exposure on social media. You just dump your content on a social site and “done”. Most social media experts will…

How Can Websites about Boring Topics Succeed on Social Media?

How Can Websites about Boring Topics Succeed on Social Media?

Bored to Death by Niemster. Patricia of sourcesouth.com asked a very important question in the comments which many people ask: How can websites about boring topics succeed on social media? Indeed for many people it’s already an assumption that so…

No-Go Area Digg: Top 10 Digg Criminals, Perverts and Mad Men

No-Go Area Digg: Top 10 Digg Criminals, Perverts and Mad Men

Crime Scene by freefotouk. As a social media fan and Mixx user I’m appalled by the horrendous conditions people over on Digg have to work at: No pay, no regulated work hours and they can be fired any day for…

How to Promote Yourself Without Promoting Yourself? The Secret of SEO 2.0

How to Promote Yourself Without Promoting Yourself? The Secret of SEO 2.0

* Today I will reveal the secret of SEO 2.0! It shows how to promote yourself without promoting yourself. So fasten your seat belts. Why am I revealing it? I had a discussion with Shell Harris of Big Oak SEO…

Digg Traffic Worst Compared to 3 Other Social Sites ;-)

It’s no secret that SEO 2.0 has more traffic from social media than from search, mostly due to it’s popularity on StumbleUpon and Sphinn. Indeed direct traffic equaled search traffic with 15% each during the last 30 days. These days…

Social Media: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full? It’s the Full Bottle

Social Media: Is the Glass Half Empty or Half Full? It’s the Full Bottle

Vodka Stolichnaya (from the capital) by Wysz You certainly know the metaphor with the glass and the water. It’s featured in lots of more or less uplifting Hollywood movies (like Groundhog Day e.g.), for those readers who live in India…