DIY SEO Resources: Training, Tools, Software & WordPress Hosting

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…

New Categories: Blogging, Search and Internet

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

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

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…

Why You Shouldn’t Read my SEO Blog

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…

7 Reasons Why I Am Addicted to StumbleUpon

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,…

International Social News Communities

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…

10 Reasons Why SEO Haters Are Plainly Wrong

It happened again! SEO hate. This time on a social site where I did not expect it as people get targeted news there.   When you hate don’t read it Nobody who does not like SEO has to read about…

The Real Rules of Social Media Marketing Unmasked!

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…

For Design, Usability and SEO Simplicity Is Key

Simplicity is key for design, usability or SEO.┬áTheir 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

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? ;-)

DIY Website Review for Free

Dear Readers and Scanners! I feel kind of dissatisfied. I promised 5 of you to review their websites for free. When I promise something I mean it. It was no “dirty blogging trick” or something as some of you might…

Mob vs Smart Mob: 7 Reasons Why StumbleUpon Traffic Is the Best Social Media Traffic

Mob vs Smart Mob: 7 Reasons Why StumbleUpon Traffic Is the Best Social Media Traffic

Do you think Reddit or Twitter and Facebook are the places to go nowadays? Never used StumbleUpon until now? You need to try StumbleUpon, both as a user and a webmaster. Users get highly relevant content that matches their preferences…

The Secret of John Chow’s Success Revealed!

As I always aim to surpass the best of the best I wondered for a while how John Chow managed to gain as much popularity on the Net. What’s the secret of his success? Well, now I finally found out!…

SEO Bullshit

SEO Bullshit

Wow! More good ranking news: I ranked #4 for SEO bullshit on Google.com for a while! My main competition was Jason Calacanis who had been cited everywhere for saying “SEO is bullshit”. Well, in times of SEO 2.0 you can…

The 7 SEO Blogs with the Funniest Names

One day I noticed on my referrers that I entered the Google.com top 100 for “seo blog”. It was a surprise! Why? It’s kind of interesting as I did not optimize for that and barely used the word “blog” on…

10 Things to Love about Iran

10 Things to Love about Iran

[List updated with your suggestions!] When you listen to western media you tend to believe that people in Iran hate Jews kill homosexuals oppress women want to destroy Israel and Europe with nuclear weapons are all armed and fanatical Even…

How to Get Popular on Iranian Reddit?

How to Get Popular on Iranian Reddit?

This is incredible! A post from this blog has become popular on Iranian Reddit. Of course it’s not Reddit. It’s just a similar community concept. This social news site called Balatarin has apparently a “+” and a “-” button like…

5 Dirty Blogging Tricks

5 Dirty Blogging Tricks

Even in blogging the SEO 2.0 way you can use some dirty tricks that will make you earn 100.000$ in 3 months your blog a little more successful. I collected 5 of them, which of course I use successfully myself….

How Blogging Made Me Famous in Less Than 3 Weeks

How Blogging Made Me Famous in Less Than 3 Weeks

The SEO 2.0 blog has made me famous after less than 3 weeks. It is of course somewhat a proof of concept. I want to practice what I preach and know myself if it and how it works. Thus I…