Top 10 Most Insane Reasons Why Blogging for Social Media Sucks

Top 10 Most Insane Reasons Why Blogging for Social Media Sucks

* OK, I admit it! I’m part of the problem here. It all started with link baiting a few years ago. Then blogging for a social media audience has become common place. Sometimes it seems there is not a single…

Does Blogging for Money Work or Not? 6 Noob Mistakes

Does Blogging for Money Work or Not? 6 Noob Mistakes

CC: True Fans by Vanderlin. A Newsweek article by the “fake Steve Jobs” [Daniel Lyons] blogger basically denounced blogging for money or in other words depicted problogging as a myth. Well, not really, it said you can’t make “huge amounts…

Who to Follow on Twitter?

Who to Follow on Twitter?

* Twitter is SEO 2.0! In fact Twitter is more SEO 2.0 than other social media I hailed during my initial years. Yeah, Twitter has surpassed my wildest expectations. Why is Twitter so valuable for business bloggers, social media consultants…

SEO 2.0 Reality Check: What’s True What Not?

SEO 2.0 Reality Check: What’s True What Not?

CC: Reality Check by ScubaBear68. After 1.5 years of writing for this blog and popularizing SEO 2.0 it’s time to review some of my theories and predictions. I have promised you a new era. Did it really arrive? Did SEO…

Change has come to WhiteHouse.gov – When will it come to your Website?

Change has come to WhiteHouse.gov – When will it come to your Website?

Image: Brick Obama by ~emeph Immediately after Barack Obama has been sworn in as the new president of the United States the Whitehouse.gov website has been relaunched. Some of the most important aspects of this change are: It has a…

7 Optimization Techniques I Learned from Playing With my 7 Year Old Daughter

7 Optimization Techniques I Learned from Playing With my 7 Year Old Daughter

May I… Creative Commons image by ~FreeBirD®~. Working on a computer is often frustrating when you have kids. They come over to see you sitting all day at the same place staring into a bright light source and wonder why…

10 Christmas No-Nos for SEO Specialists to Avoid at all Costs

10 Christmas No-Nos for SEO Specialists to Avoid at all Costs

CC: Santa chucks the finger by BoSoxBrent. It’s this dreaded season again and all of us in the SEO industry will have to endure humiliations we have to face each year. To lessen the impact of the Christmas SEO woes…

7 Rules of Ethical SEO You Ignore Probably as a White Hat

7 Rules of Ethical SEO You Ignore Probably as a White Hat

* What is ethics all about? Ethics often consists of unwritten rules. Those rules – while not being official laws enforced by governments  – allow us to live together in peace and prosperity. In church we also get reminded of…

Social Search: Power to the People! Great News for SEO 2.0

Social Search: Power to the People! Great News for SEO 2.0

[Update: Google’ SearchWiki has been discontinued. Some features have been later adopted for new services like Google+] Above you see the Google results for SEO I wanted to see when Google introduced social search features called SearchWiki, but Google didn’t…

7 Things Obama Has Taught Me

7 Things Obama Has Taught Me

Obama has taught me a few very important things along the way. Here they are, 7 things Obama has taught me and how they relate to my area of expertise

7 SEO 2.0 Methods Obama Used to Score on the Web

7 SEO 2.0 Methods Obama Used to Score on the Web

SEO 2.0 is a term that summarizes all modern methods of making a message heard online, getting found via search engines or any feasible way of reaching an audience by use of the Web. Typical SEO 2.0 methods are: business…

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…

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…

How Can Websites about Boring Topics Succeed on Social Media?

How Can Websites about Boring Topics Succeed on Social Media?

* A reader asked a very important question in the comments which many people ask: How can websites about boring topics succeed on social media? Indeed for many people it’s already an assumption that so called boring topics can’t succeed…

How to Promote Yourself Without Self-Promotion? The Secret of SEO 2.0

How to Promote Yourself Without Self-Promotion? The Secret of SEO 2.0

* Today I will reveal the secret of SEO 2.0! It shows how to promote yourself without self-promotion. Sounds impossible? Then fasten your seat belts!   Why spread the word and not keep it secret? Why am I revealing the…

Wall Street Down, SEO Up: 7 Reasons Why

Wall Street Down, SEO Up: 7 Reasons Why

Wall Street, Utah by mandj98. Don’t read the papers at first in the morning, usually they ruin your day! Remember when Wall Street broke down and created the financial crisis? Banks crumbled and corporate capitalism turns to “state capitalism” as…

10 Scariest and Most Annoying Facts about Google Chrome

10 Scariest and Most Annoying Facts about Google Chrome

* When I wrote that Google Chrome is not a good idea the post got popular really fast and got debated a lot ever since. I tested Google’s new browser nonetheless and even before I could find out “how much…