I have been testing some new webmaster tools, services and products useful not only for SEO purposes. Although most of them were more than useful I didn’t manage to review them thoroughly enough to really write about them. Nonetheless many…

In order to succeed in a social media driven Web 2.0 environment website owners, bloggers and businesses have to take certain steps. These practical steps are based on a theoretical foundation with 7 main pillars. These 7 pillars of SEO…

In case you ever wondered why you are spending hours daily on the Internet without really working and you or others assume that you are wasting your time here are 10 reasons to use social media you might want to…

Sorry Andy and the rest of the world: There is no hidden PageRank or Google juice that miraculously determines the ranking in Google’s results. It’s not 1998 anymore. A few months ago Google disclosed to the New York Times that…

The proliferation of social media sites has reached an incredible pace. This is great as now every niche has at least one social news outlet. It is almost impossible to keep track or even find the sites you are looking…

I work a as freelancer for approx. 5 years now. I am or was a web developer, a problogger, an online journalist and currently I’m a SEO consultant most of the time. I survived! It is difficult at times to…

Towards a New Defintion of SEO

  While I promised you a redefinition of SEO when I started this blog, in fact it’s still my motto in the header, until now I delivered only an upgrade, a new version of SEO. Yes, SEO 2.0 until now…

SEO 2.0 Basics: StumbleUpon Categories

From now on I want to start a little series of posts. It will be called SEO 2.0 basics. I will write short posts about fundamentals needed in SEO 2.0. I want to start with StumbleUpon categories. As you probably…

Enlarge Your PageRank!!!

Click to enlarge! Oh, it doesn’t work? This is not a funny post. Some days ago a client of mine wrote me an angry email threatening to end our cooperation. Not any client, a client who is with me for…

Must Read Dark Horse Social Media Blogs

p5rn7vb Social inclusion to feel more confident* While there are some social media authority blogs already out there for ages, I noticed that there are many unappreciated social media blogs as well. So I want to share these dark horse…

While many people still assume that SEO 2.0 is just a mislead term for SMO/M (social media optimization/marketing) it’s plainly put not true. In SEO 2.0 you still in many cases aim at search results in the broadest sense. One…

Silly Marketers: SEO is for Kids

Many marketers just don’t get it. Either they are plain ignorant, silly or worse. Usually I’m not bashing anybody but this time a post called “Silly Marketer… Mixx Is For Kids” [sic!] makes me think that we are still in…

How I Outranked Matt Cutts for the Term SEO in 7 Easy Steps

Do you know Matt Cutts? This famous cat blogger with the ugly WordPress theme? Yes, I know he is only famous because he works at Google and he can shatter lives of people who depend on online revenue with one…

Sweetest Fight Ever: Hot Chocolate vs White Sugar

Do you remember how I defeated Lyndon of Cornwall SEO last time? Now he attempts a comeback on the link baiting scene. No chance man, White Sugar, formerly known as Mad Tad the SEO Destroyer is still the monarch! So…

While I’m not the typical end of year list type of guy, I feel that 2007 was a year that saw certain developments you shouldn’t miss as an Internet power user, SEO 2.0 being one of them. I won’t provide…

During the holidays I was off line. Nonetheless SEO 2.0 gained many new links and several postings were published at this blog while I was on vacation. Now as I am not a company but a single guy you might…

Let’s Read It Again (And Again And Again)

Photo Credit: Steve Wall On blogs about blogging you will often find lessons on the importance of being original.  Most bloggers will tell you that if you want to stand out, you must produce original content.  Of course this is…

All I really need to know about SEO 2.0, I learned in kindergarten

A Guide for Online Leadership Photo Credit: Carf  These are the things I learned: Share everything Play fair Don’t hit people Put things back where you found them Clean up your own mess Don’t take things that aren’t yours Say…

Bonsai Blogging: How to Fail with Social Media

You might not be interested in succeeding with social media. Boosting traffic, being bookmarked, getting new visitors, increasing RSS subscribers and AdSense revenues might all conflict with your blog’s growth plan.  If you prefer to stay away from this hype and…

I live in the Blogosphere

I don’t live in a house, town, province, or country anymore.  I live in the blogosphere. I don’t belong to an ethnic group, profession, religion, orientation, political affiliation, interest group, or educational background.  I’m a citizen of the blogosphere. I…