Cyber-Bullying: How to Fool the Angry Mob

Cyber-Bullying: How to Fool the Angry Mob

Have you been dealing with cyber-bullying? I have had my fair share of fights online already. Why? After all I’m white male Christian and privileged. It’s my line of work. Search engine optimizers are the new Jews or “Negroes”. People…

3 StumbleUpon Traffic Myths Debunked

Most Internet marketers about to introduce StumbleUpon to you will tell more or less the same story. According to those StumbleUpon tutorials you have to undertake certain actions to succeed on SU to get more traffic for your own blog…

Does StumbleUpon Crack Down on SEO?

Does StumbleUpon Crack Down on SEO?

I was surprised to see that over at StumbleUpon 4 users reviewed my ode to the SEO community in this post and overall 12 stumblers liked it. Why was I surprised? I was astounded because I did not notice any…

20 Sphinn Stars Who Make the SEO Community Truly Great

20 Sphinn Stars Who Make the SEO Community Truly Great

Hey, there are just too many people on Sphinn I appreciate, so following the 3 favorite Sphinn users I did not know before meme is very difficult. Moreover I just don’t know anymore whom I noticed where, as I started…

Stop Link Building, Links != Traffic

Stop Link Building, Links != Traffic

Do you think that link building is the most important part of SEO nowadays? You may be right when you refer to SEO as search engine optimization for Google.   Link building or traffic generation? In the Google SEO world…

Unusual Ways to Use StumbleUpon

Unusual Ways to Use StumbleUpon

As I already mentioned I got immediately addicted to StumbleUpon. As I’m a natural born social media power user I present to you unusual or unexpected ways in which you can use StumbleUpon. SU is really complex. I was surprised…

John Chow Interviews

John Chow interviews are seemingly rare. At first I thought there are many of them but it’s not the case. Finally I found a few interviews with him, one being from 2009!   John Chow – an enviable success example…

57 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Read my SEO Blog

57 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Read my SEO Blog

Have you ever read the Cornwall SEO blog? Me neither. Cornwall SEO Lyndon Antcliff aka Lyndoman offers just 19 reasons why you should not read his SEO blog. I can easily surpass that! Therefore I offer you not twice as…

7 Reasons Why I Am Addicted to StumbleUpon

Oh no! I just spent over one hour stumbling upon stuff instead of working. I have to face the grim reality: I am addicted to StumbleUpon! I warn you, do not follow in my footsteps. You will end up broke,…

International Social News Communities

I don’t use English social news sites like Reddit for a plethora of reasons. It’s not that I dislike the democratic model of voting content up. It’s just that Reddit and its audience is quite often obnoxious. The world is…

10 Reasons Why SEO Haters Are Plainly Wrong

It happened again! SEO hate. This time on StumbleUpon where I did not expect it as people get targeted news there so nobody who does not like SEO or SEO blogs has to read them, unlike Digg or Reddit where…

The Real Rules of Social Media Marketing Unmasked!

Glen inspired me. He wrote down some well known rules of social media marketing. This is a valuable post for sure! As I do not abide by any rules beside my own I remixed them so that you know what’s…

Classic StumbleUpon Traffic Optimization Articles

Classic StumbleUpon Traffic Optimization Articles

Even before publishing my post hailing StumbleUpon as the best traffic source in the world, 2 of my posts got stumbled in the meantime. This made me look closer at StumbleUpon optimization techniques. In fact there were lots of articles…

Mob vs Smart Mob: 7 Reasons Why StumbleUpon Traffic Is the Best Social Media Traffic

Mob vs Smart Mob: 7 Reasons Why StumbleUpon Traffic Is the Best Social Media Traffic

Do you think Reddit or Twitter and Facebook are the places to go nowadays? Never used StumbleUpon until now? You need to try StumbleUpon, both as a user and a webmaster. Users get highly relevant content that matches their preferences…

SEO Bullshit

Wow! More good ranking news: I ranked #4 for SEO bullshit on Google.com for a while! My main competition was Jason Calacanis who had been cited everywhere for saying “SEO is bullshit”. Well, in times of SEO 2.0 you can…

I’m on Iranian Digg!

I’m on Iranian Digg!

This is incredible! I’m on Iranian Digg, or rather Reddit as this social news site called Balatarin has apparently a “+” and a “-” button. I’m at least as proud as the last time when I was big in China….

How Blogging Made Me Famous in Less Than 3 Weeks

The SEO 2.0 blog has made me famous after less than 3 weeks. It is of course somewhat a proof of concept. I want to practice what I preach and know myself if it and how it works. So I…

Flash Rocks!

When 9 months ago I wrote the article “8 Main Reasons for the Demise of Flash” over at Fadtastic my goal was not to get rich and famous but to stir discussion. Still in love with my former darling Flash…

11 Examples of SEO 2.0

11 Examples of SEO 2.0

* Why explain what something is when you can give examples of it? Here is a list of SEO 2.0 examples in no particular order. Link bait done right is very SEO 2.0 Reputation management also is WordPress is as…

Link Bait Sucks – People Are Not Fish

Link Bait Sucks – People Are Not Fish

* OK, link bait sucks predominantly as a term but not completely as a tactic. Nonetheless there are certain aspects of link bait (or linkbait in one word) that really make this SEO 2.0 technique obnoxious in some cases. No…