What Social Media Benefits for Business Can You Expect?

Many people in business and even marketers discount social media as worthless saying things like “social media traffic is low value”. They are not completely wrong about that but they aren’t right in their conclusion either. Discounting social media is…

The 7 Simplest Ways To Lower Your Bounce Rate and Get More Conversions

The 7 Simplest Ways To Lower Your Bounce Rate and Get More Conversions

* Every website or blog has a purpose, be it a sale, a subscription or simply conveying the message. Achieving this goal is called conversion. The worst enemy of the conversion is the bounce rate. Most people who visit your…

The Most Important Thing on Social Media: Do Not Pose as, Be a Legit User

The Most Important Thing on Social Media: Do Not Pose as, Be a Legit User

* Can it be that gaming social media sites is really the way to go? You can find such a suggestion all over the place even today. It seems ethics is contrary to marketing.   Legit blogs, bad advice Many…

Niche Social News Sites for Business People and Internet Pros

Niche Social News Sites for Business People and Internet Pros

While old school “one size fits all” social sites like Facebook lose more and more ground, great niche social news sites thrive in many industries. Here are niche social news sites business people and Internet pros should be aware of….

Common Blog Business Models: What Works What Not?

Flagship blogs, that is business blogs with really valuable content often have either an obvious or underlying business model. After more than one year in the blog business or rather watching it I have noticed some patterns with professional bloggers….

7 Most Successful SEO Bashings in Recent Web History

One of the best performing linkbait ideas on the Web today is SEO bashing. It’s an ugly but very successful way of gaining links at the expense of others. It seems the less substance an anti-SEO claim has the more…

7 Reasons Why Obama’s Website Has Many More Visitors Than McCain’s

7 Reasons Why Obama’s Website Has Many More Visitors Than McCain’s

The US presidential election is coming soon and the candidates are fighting for votes for several months now. Today I want to dissect the various reasons why Barack Obama is outperforming John McCain on the Web, especially in terms of…

10 Organizations that Fight Global Hunger You Should Support

10 Organizations that Fight Global Hunger You Should Support

* To raise awareness about poverty I present you a list of 10 organizations that fight global hunger you should support with money by volunteering or simply by linking to them like I do. We’re not powerless, everybody who has…

Spiritual Link Building Advice by Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun

Tonight I dreamt of Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun again. Last time I had attempted to make an interview but the outcome of my dream was difficult to understand. Zen spirituality is not easy to grasp at all and trapped inside…

SEO for Humans is Not About Google and “Content is King”

SEO for Humans is Not About Google and “Content is King”

Spider, really your preferred audience? * For years Google has been preaching building websites for humans not spiders. Nonetheless in reality Google still relies on webmasters to make their pages spider-friendly. To be honest I don’t like big Google and…

What the Numerous User Bans Can Teach Us about Social Media (Companies)

What the Numerous User Bans Can Teach Us about Social Media (Companies)

* Do you remember Digg? The site formerly known for “user driven social news” has shown its true nature one day by banning some of their most valuable and active users. They did not solely ban the spammers or those…

Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

What Firefox add-ons does a holistic SEO 2.0 aficionado like Tad Chef use frequently? Here are the Firefox extensions for search, website optimization and SEO I use:   Google Search by Image This add-on searches Google by image on right-click…