Top 10 Benefits of Speaking at Search Engine Conferences

Top 10 Benefits of Speaking at Search Engine Conferences

One day instead of working I went to SES Hamburg (a leading search engine conference, a side note for the uninitiated) to have some fun. I showed off my fair trade Panama hat (yes, I tricked you, I don’t actually…

How to Spot Content Theft on Social Media and Elsewhere

Content theft runs rampant on social media. Sites like Pinterest and Tumblr are heavily targeted by sites that capitalize on stolen content. They use images and sometimes also text with no attribution to the original artist photographer writer   Content…

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 an SEO expert I was seriously tempted to quit everything else and do green SEO full time.   The best of us look beyond profits Some of the most…

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…

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! I’ve seen some of you offering SEO 2.0 services ranging from social media optimization, business blogging to SEO for Universal Search. Most of you are still not outspoken enough about practicing SEO 2.0! I’m collecting…

10 Most Obvious Benefits of Twitter

10 Most Obvious Benefits of Twitter

SEO 2.0 is by now known as the best possible combination of using search social media blogging to achieve prominence online. Now how does Twitter usage fit in there? I tried to use Twitter properly that means both to the advantage…

Top 10 Reasons Why Great Content Fails on Social Media

Top 10 Reasons Why Great Content Fails on Social Media

One day I published a post that took me a long time to write and was well crafted timely pillar content. You won’t believe what happened next!

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…

Global Food Crisis: How Bloggers and Social Media Users Can Help

Global Food Crisis: How Bloggers and Social Media Users Can Help

Support the Free Rice campaign by simply visiting their website and playing a game. They will ask you for synonyms for English words. For each one you find they donate.You may have read news about the exploding global food crisis…

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…

10 Commandments of Business Blogging

10 Commandments of Business Blogging

* Whatever you do, you need passion! What exactly is business blogging? To me it applies to any blogging motivated by the advancement of any business or marketing goals. It may even apply to blogging for a cause like many…

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…

StumbleUpon Traffic Stopped

The “StumbleUpon is the best traffic in the world” thing is over. StumbleUpon stopped sending traffic. At first I thought I it was just me or the wrong submitters stumbled me etc. etc. but I did some tests and asked…

Top 10 Proven Headline Formulas for Tremendous Online Success

Top 10 Proven Headline Formulas for Tremendous Online Success

Do you need some proven headlines for tremendous online success on social media and beyond? Try some of these formulas that have worked numerous times not just for me but all over the Web: Top 10… [something everybody needs or…

What Easter Can Teach Us About Search, Social Media and Blogging

What Easter Can Teach Us About Search, 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 search, social media and blogging. I want to share with you a saying that kept popping up on my…

10 Ways to Fight Back Content Thieves

10 Ways to Fight Back Content Thieves

Content thieves “make money online” off your content. This expensive sports car could be yours instead. You can use search by image on Google to find who uses your photos and Copyscape for your written content.   When content thieves…

The ROI of Blogging and Social Media

For years ROI or Return on Investment was a term used by business people in suits and marketers who worked for them. Meanwhile search marketers often obsessed with rankings, traffic and conversions. Recently ROI is going mainstream as not only…