Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun About SEO, Enlightenment and Authority Links

Zen master Seo-ong Sangsun is the closest to my dream appearance Tonight I had a dream. In the dream Zen master Seo-ing Singsun spoke to me. I could even ask him some questions. I was also able to memorize some…

My unique point of view, being a veteran blogger from Germany, I started “late”, in 2003, while reading blogs since 2001, allows me to spot trends more clearly. Why? Germany is generally speaking 1-3 years behind the overall Web or…

Confused by the title? Well, I thought I might venture deeper into the SEO myth realm and I uncovered some other SEO myths lists which I mostly liked. What’s most interesting about these is that most of them do not…

This is an answer to the article “Top Search Engine Optimization Myths” by United Worx a popular article which just show written a few years ago. It wasn’t valid anymore in some cases and thus I decided to update or…

In the early days of blogging a blogroll was something cool, something everybody had to have installed. People blogging a while notice one thing though: Conventional static blogrolls do not work. Nobody clicks the links. Blogrolls are only important for…

The 10 Simplest Ways to Boost Your Social Media Credibility From the Start

As a very active social media user, some would probably say power user already, I notice the same mistakes over and over made by new arrivals on social media sites. On the other hand it’s very easy to boost your…

SEO 2.0 for AJAX the Microsoft Way vs Best Practices

SEO 2.0 is not my invention neither did I coin the term. Many used it before and many do without having read this blog. While my SEO 2.0 definition is still a little fuzzy it takes time to grasp the…

Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Image by CarbonNYC The perhaps most important factor at work, independent of industry or kind of employment, is pride. You have to be proud of what you do in order to create value and be happy. Zen Buddhists and other…

Already a while ago I acknowledged that reputation management is part of SEO 2.0. I never mentioned it again though since then. Reputation management is a relatively new term in SEO and it is hot. Really hot. Some social media…

Many of you probably wonder how I can be active on at least 3 social media sites, write for my blog, and still earn money (as I do not make money off my publishing directly). I do not waste time…

Soon I will truly redefine SEO. Not just upgrade to version 2.0, I will redefine SEO as a whole! Thus I want to know how well my propaganda and brain washing techniques have worked until now. So I want you…

SEO 2.0 Best Practices: Images or Finding Stock Photos

For my SEO 2.0 blog I tended to use images only as a nice to have add on due to the fact that my time for blogging was very limited. One week I added images to all posts, the next…

I have been testing some alternative 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…

PageRank Superstition: 200+ Signals Are Not One Google Juice

* There is no hidden Google juice that miraculously determines the ranking in Google’s results like some bloggers claim. It’s not 1998 anymore. A few months ago Google disclosed to the New York Times that about 200+ so called “signals”…

Top 10 Social Media Sites

It is hard to keep track of the trends in social media. Where do people socialize online today? Some empires crumble (like MySpace) while others grow to prominence seemingly out of nowhere. Thus I decided to provide a list of…

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

* I promised you a redefinition of SEO when I started this blog. In fact it’s still the name of this blog. Until now I delivered only an upgrade, a new version of SEO. Yes, SEO 2.0 until now does…

SEO 2.0 Best Practices: StumbleUpon Categories

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