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, Blogger, Facebook or Pinterest are outright idealistic endeavours built for the benefit of humanity and not Social Media Optimization. Yet they are not. They are…

3 Way Link Exchange with SEO Spammers Is a Dead End

Dear Webmaster, I would like to express my interest in 3 Way Link Exchange with your website for our mutual benefit. Your website link will be placed on linkfarm.com or SEO-spam-directory.com I will add your link here: uselessguide.com/Internet_and_Web_Services/Search_Engine_Optimization/ OR blahblah.com/directory/Search_Engine_Optimisation_2/…

20 Ways to Get Legit Paid Links Without Getting Penalized by Google

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. When you are ugly, boring and shallow you have to…

Cyber-Bullying: How to Fool the Angry Mob

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…

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…

SEO Speak Translated: The Real SEO Glossary

SEO Speak Translated: The Real SEO Glossary

* In the SEO industry agencies, experts and even bloggers have adopted a special mode of speech not to say slang that might be misunderstood by outsiders like clients, website visitors or the general public. To help you understand what…

SEO Life Guards: They Sent Beautiful Pilgrims After Me!

SEO Life Guards: They Sent Beautiful Pilgrims After Me!

This is a really tough moment for me: I just can’t disagree with beautiful women. The case is even worse as it is not only a beautiful woman I have to disagree with now, she is also a pilgrim! You…

11 Examples of SEO 2.0

11 Examples of SEO 2.0

* Why explain what something is when you can give examples of it? Here is a list of SEO 2.0 examples in no particular order. Link bait done right is very SEO 2.0 Reputation management also is WordPress is as…

Link Bait Sucks – People Are Not Fish

Link Bait Sucks – People Are Not Fish

* OK, link bait sucks predominantly as a term but not completely as a tactic. Nonetheless there are certain aspects of link bait that really make this technique obnoxious in some cases. No wonder then, that people on social media…

Top 10 SEO 2.0 Definitions

While the term SEO 2.0 is not new, those who already used it define it in various differing ways. Before I bring up my own definition of SEO 2.0 I want to create an overview of what others say. 1….