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If you do SEO for clients like I do, after some years you see several kinds of patterns. My nerves get sometimes a little strained with some and I guess I am not the only one. If it wasn’t that…

How I Increased my Traffic by 11259.7% in 3 Months in 10 Easy Steps

I was just playing around with popuri.us and happened to click on my Compete.com stats. There I realized that my traffic increased by 11259.7% (no mistake here) compared to a year ago. In fact I did not believe the stats…

Some of you might have already noticed: A guest post of mine called 7 Must Read Design + Usability + SEO Articles was published at the Small Business Hub blog. As the target audience over there are not the hard…

Google needs SEO to rank in Google! Why? Let me explain. Today everybody wrote about the Google optimization parody “What if Google had to design their user interface for Google?“. It’s both funny and sad that’s why it’s spectacularly successful…

For Blog Action Day I chose not to bore you with my uninformed musings on a green topic. I am not a environmental activist or green blogger myself so I rather tell you where to go to read what’s going…

Nobody wants to buy SEO products. Seemingly nobody needs advanced SEO tools, an all-in-one SEO book, a versatile SEO software, the only one search marketing magazine that counts or worker owned green hosting with WordPress included. At least none of…

Women are like websites. Getting links is like having sex. You can pay for sex or you get it for free. If you are very attractive you have no problems. If you are ugly, boring and shallow you have to…

Many bloggers write about the so called bloggers block. It’s a situation where a blogger just does not know what to write or lacks the motivation to do so. I have a different problem most of the time, it’s the…

Blogging Advice: How to Tell Google that You’re a Blog

Google is stupid. It’s not R2D2 or Data, it’s a moron. That’s why SEO is often such a tedious task. Unlike many uneducated people who assume that Google is God and it knows everything, I know it does not. Google…

100+ RSS Subscribers! Or How to Count Them

SEO 2.0 has 100 RSS subscribers! After roughly ten weeks of blogging. At least 100. AFAIK. 91 at Google and 9 and Bloglines. So if you subscribe using any other service (I use Netvibes for instance) say “yeah!” Come on!…

Two of my favorite SEO bloggers started a meme and one of them asked me to jump on the bandwagon and devise a Google wish list. I know Christmas is near and I like both so I will take part….

Today, for the first time in several weeks, the biggest single visitor number of SEO 2.0 was not StumbleUpon or any other referrer, it was the “No referring link” crowd as Statcounter calls it. It was rather a small group…

I love Webware. Webware is software that is used inside of your browser with no download needed. I hate Microsoft Office and indeed I even dislike the open source alternative Open Office, both are huge, cluttered and complicated. There are…

SEOs are the new Jews or “Negroes”. People just love to hate them. If they appear in an environment where the angry mob resides, like Digg for instance or sadly also StumbleUpon they will be insulted as if the respective…

How to Use StumbleUpon Without the Toolbar

Can you use StumbleUpon without the toolbar? Yes, of course you can, but why should you and how can you do it? Aren’t there limitations? What are the benefits? Why should you stop using the StumbleUpon toolbar? It can mess…

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…

OK, I admit it, I read more than a few SEO blogs, indeed I read more than the other 10 SEO, make money and blogging blogs I mentioned some days ago. Basically I read far too many of them. There…

Does StumbleUpon Crack Down on SEO Already?

Today I was surprised to see that over at StumbleUpon 4 users reviewed my ode to the SEO community in the 20 Sphinn stars post and overall 12 stumblers liked it. Why was I surprised? I was taken off because…

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…