What is Advanced SEO? Techniques You Need to Beat the Competition

What is Advanced SEO? Techniques You Need to Beat the Competition

What is advanced SEO? You may wonder after reading some “advanced SEO techniques” posts. Most of those already assume you know! I’ll tell you below! Advanced SEO is indeed not clearly defined but many people nonetheless seem to agree what…

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) Demand Skyrockets

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) Demand Skyrockets

Google Trends is a wonderful tool to find out what the market really demands. One problem is ambiguity though. It happens when a term means more than one thing. It happens to acronyms quite often. I compared SEM to SEO…

How to Get Attention Blogging Part-Time

How to Get Attention Blogging Part-Time

In the past I often made the common blogging mistake of trying to raise hell or be spectacular to get attention from readers. You really have to be amazing, outstanding and extremely useful to get engagement. There is an easier…

Top 10 Most Known Internet Lies Translated

Did you notice that on the Web some words never mean what they sound like or were intended to mean in real life or when first coined? Some terms and expressions just do not reflect what they were meant for…

Findability: New and Better SEO?

Findability: New and Better SEO?

Findability is a term that has become a buzzword for a while due to a book called Building Findable Websites by Aarron Walter. I’m always on the lookout for new concepts and innovation. Thus I made a little time to…

Semantic SEO: Your Website is a Goldmine with On-Site SEO 2.0

Semantic SEO: Your Website is a Goldmine with On-Site SEO 2.0

* You think on-page SEO is dead? It hasn’t even begun! To be clear, your website is a goldmine and you haven’t even started to dig for the gold. On my SEO 2.0 blog I have covered blogging, social media…

Learn How to Blog: Writing for Beginners

Learn How to Blog: Writing for Beginners

You want to learn how to blog? Excellent! You’re in the right place. Writing is the most difficult part of actual blogging. Why? Blogging and conventional writing are not the same! Beginners often don’t get the differences between websites and…

10 Commandments of Business Blogging

10 Commandments of Business Blogging

* Whatever you do, you need passion! What exactly is business blogging? To me it applies to any blogging motivated by the advancement of any business or marketing goals. It may even apply to blogging for a cause like many…

The Most Important Difference Between Websites and Blogs

The Most Important Difference Between Websites and Blogs

Website vs Blog: What’s the difference? What is the single most important difference between “conventional” or “static” websites and blogs? Many people will probably reply Blogs are dynamic, websites are not Blogs encourage conversation, websites do not Blogs offer feeds,…

Dofollow Blog Commenting Netiquette vs a Barbecue Party

Dofollow Blog Commenting Netiquette vs a Barbecue Party

* First off: The introduction of real links in comments via a “dofollow” plugin has been a huge success. I was even ranking high for both [dofollow] and [dofollow plugin] on Google.   My success with real links in comments…

WordPress Post Address Best Practices

WordPress Post Address Best Practices

WordPress is – you might already know it – the most popular blogging platform and content management system on the Internet. There are plenty of good reasons to use it although WordPress has also some major drawbacks. WordPress is bloated…

The ROI of Blogging and Social Media

The ROI of Blogging and Social Media

For years ROI or Return on Investment was a term used by business people in suits and marketers who worked for them. Meanwhile search marketers often obsessed about rankings, traffic and conversions. Then ROI went mainstream as not only SEOs…

The 3 Types of Online Reputation Management You Need

The 3 Types of Online Reputation Management You Need

Online Reputation Management was a relatively late addition to search engine optimization and it was part of a larger marketing trend. The hype has subsided over the years yet so called ORM or Online Reputation Management is the daily bread…

What is SEO 2.0? Add Your Definition Now!

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. I want you to…

PageRank Superstition: 200+ Signals Are Not One Google Juice

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 people still claim. It’s not 1998 anymore.   PageRank vs 200 ranking signals One day Google disclosed that about 200+ so called “signals”…

Towards a New Defintion of SEO

Towards a New Defintion of SEO

* I promised you a redefinition of SEO when I started this blog. In fact it’s still in the name of it. Where is it you might ask. Until now I delivered only an upgrade, a new version of SEO….

Enlarge Your PageRank!!!

Enlarge Your PageRank!!!

Click to enlarge! Oh, it doesn’t work? This is not a funny post. One day out of the blue a client of mine wrote me an angry email threatening to end our cooperation. Not any client, a client who has…

Silly Marketers: SEO is for Kids

Silly Marketers: SEO is for Kids

* Many marketers just don’t get it. Either they are plain ignorant, silly or worse. Usually I’m not bashing anybody. Yet sometimes a post makes me think that we are still in 2003. As if social media were something completely…

10 Misconceptions Why SEO is Better than SMO Refuted

Some bloggers argue that conventional SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is better than SMO (Social Media Optimization) for average small businesses.   What’s the difference between search engine and social media optimization? As I do not advocate a pure either or…

Why Social Media are Like Slavery and SMO Equals Abolitionism

Most people apparently think social media services based on User Generated Content (UGC) like YouTube Facebook Instagram are outright idealistic endeavors built for the benefit of humanity. Yet they are not. They are about business and making money. The question…