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…

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 years I’ve spent a tremendous amount of time on StumbleUpon, and other social media sites that lost their mojo by now. Lately I’m mostly on Twitter though as it’s most rewarding most interactive and most…

Who to Follow on Twitter?

Who to Follow on Twitter?

* Twitter is SEO 2.0! In fact Twitter is more SEO 2.0 than other social media I hailed during my initial years. Yeah, Twitter has surpassed my wildest expectations. Why is Twitter so valuable for business bloggers, social media consultants…

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…

Short URL Services

Short URL Services

What to do when you need short URLs (concise Internet/Web addresses or URL forwarding) for Twitter or elsewhere? Either you use the proprietary t.co shortener by Twitter itself big Google’s URL shortener goo.gl or bit.ly where .ly stands for Libya…

10 Most Obvious SEO 2.0 Benefits of Twitter

SEO 2.0 is by now known as the best possible combination of using search, social media and blogging to achieve prominence online. Now how does Twitter usage fit in there? I tried to to use Twitter in a SEO 2.0 manner…