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…

Google Suggest Effects on SEO, Search Usage and Business

Google Suggest Effects on SEO, Search Usage and Business

Who the hell is the Gossip Girl? Google Suggest offers users possible search queries based on the number of searches and results. When you start typing your search query Google suggest popular keywords or phrases to search for. Ever since…

How Trust Made my Blog Triumph: 1000 Subscribers

How Trust Made my Blog Triumph: 1000 Subscribers

Dear reader, if you’d ask me what the single most important factor in the success of my blog is I would reply: trust! Trust is a tool that enables you to communicate and work together with people. In blogging like…

The Right Blog at the Right Time

My blogging journey has been long and winded by now. I feel like looking back and analyzing. Was it worth it? Am I where I expected to be? Did I reach my goals? Does blogging make sense for business? Did…

Sex, permission marketing and social media – The ultimate Ménage à trois

This naughty guest post is brought to you by James Duthie from Online Marketing Banter and is in no way endorsed by the fine people at SEO 2.0. What do sex, permission marketing & social media have in common? It…

Are You SEO 2.0 Enough to Join Our Tribe?

People follow me on Twitter with no or even worse bad credentials. Most just lurk while others try to send me their articles without ever engaging before. Now I don’t use crude buzzwords but in case you want to join…

Introducing Traits of Green SEOs

Introducing Traits of Green SEOs

* When one of my favorite green blogs was looking for an SEO expert I was seriously tempted to quit everything else and do green SEO full time.   The best of us look beyond profits Some of the most…

Top 10 Reasons Why SEOs Fail on Social Media

Top 10 Reasons Why SEOs Fail on Social Media

* Many search engine optimizers are still stuck in the past. These old school practitioners fail to adapt to the new social media environment and attempt to apply rules of the legacy Web to the new situation. To encourage some…

How to Get Content and Earn Credibility with Old News

How to Get Content and Earn Credibility with Old News

Brisbane 1959 – image by pizzodisevo. Who wants to read yesterday’s news? This might sound like a rhetoric question but it’s not: Google users or searchers want to read old news. People actually seek out your old, even archaic content…

3 Phases of Flagship Blog Growth or How to Fall in Love with Blogging

3 Phases of Flagship Blog Growth or How to Fall in Love with Blogging

* Starting and maintaining a flagship blog is not really easy. You need perseverance and the will to keep on blogging no matter what happens. You need passion. You need to fall in love with blogging! I have it, so…

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…

How to Get More Visitors for Your Blog Without Social Media Marketing

How to Get More Visitors for Your Blog Without Social Media Marketing

*Personally I hate the term “marketing” as well as combinations like search engine marketing. Even more than that I despise the term social media marketing which is an oxymoron in itself. I wonder why I forgot to add to this…

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…

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…

The 10 Simplest Ways to Boost Your Social Media Credibility From the Start

The 10 Simplest Ways to Boost Your Social Media Credibility From the Start

As a very active social media user, some would probably say power user already, I notice the same mistakes over and over made by new arrivals on social media sites. On the other hand it’s very easy to boost your…

Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Image by CarbonNYC The perhaps most important factor at work, independent of industry or kind of employment, is pride. You have to be proud of what you do in order to create value and be happy. Zen Buddhists and other…

3 Approaches to Reputation Management: Which One Do You Need?

In the past I acknowledged that reputation management is part of SEO 2.0! I never mentioned it again though since then. Reputation management was a relatively late term in search engine optimization and it was part of a large trend….

The 7 Pillars of SEO 2.0

The 7 Pillars of SEO 2.0

In order to succeed in a social media driven online environment website owners bloggers businesses have to take certain steps. These practical steps are based on a theoretical foundation with 7 main pillars. These 7 pillars of SEO 2.0 enable…

10 Reasons to Use Social Media

10 Reasons to Use Social Media

Have you ever wondered why you are spending hours daily on the Internet without really working? Some people assume that you are wasting your time when looking at cute cat images on Facebook. Here are 10 reasons to use social…