I love Web apps that is software 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 bloated cluttered complicated There are free online…

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…

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. There are at least several more blogs out there that are really worth a read. Check them out. Here is the list of lesser known search blogs you…

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

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

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…

Some of you might have noticed: SEO 2.0 has has no visible ads. As I did not want to serve you spammy crap like Adsense I decided to use a minimalist no bullshit approach – I only recommend resources or…

After blogging for several weeks I noticed that I write rather often about certain topics that were not reflected in my categories. Moreover as time went by I and my blog evolved. For instance when starting SEO 2.0 initially I…

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 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

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…

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,…

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…

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…

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…

21 days ago I set my goals for the next three weeks of this blog. 21 days later and 6 weeks after starting SEO 2.0 I have to admit: I failed miserably! SEO 2.0 is all about transparency and accountability…

Simplicity is key for design, usability or SEO. Their focus differs substantially yet they have one thing in common. Simplicity and simplifying the user interface aka website improves the overall performance. In SEO 2.0 we do not focus solely on search…

New Search Marketing Standard Issue Out: International Search Markets

The new Search Marketing Standard Magazine issue is out for fall 07. It’s main topic: International search markets, UK, Italy, Germany, Russia and China and guess who wrote the article about Germany? ;-)