Suffering from HCU? Holy Crap! Helpful Content System Agony

Suffering from HCU? Holy Crap! Helpful Content System Agony

Are you suffering from HCU? The holy crap up!? Nah, I mean Google’s helpful content update. Many legit looking sites do. Yet their content stinks. When I tell them they just get defensive. Their crap is holy and who am…

Is Topical Authority an SEO Hype or the AI Content Crap Savior?

Is Topical Authority an SEO Hype or the AI Content Crap Savior?

“Topical authority” sounds like another overused buzzword in the SEO community to wow peers and clients alike. Can it save us from AI crap?

Piggyback vs Parasite SEO – Why the Confusion?

Piggyback vs Parasite SEO – Why the Confusion?

Do you improve the Web? Do you build and optimize websites? Do you engage in SEO practices to enable clients to get found online? Or are you a parasite ruining the Internet by spamming out of selfish reasons – mostly…

SEO Works! How? Step by Step! Plus Examples of SEO Projects

SEO Works! How? Step by Step! Plus Examples of SEO Projects

Many business people still wonder: These are valid questions. You are all welcome! Yes, SEO works! I have witnessed it first hand on my own projects.  Yet today I also want to share how SEO works in a step by step…

Why SEO is Dead Serious: Google Hates Humor! #seohorrorstories

Why SEO is Dead Serious: Google Hates Humor! #seohorrorstories

After writing about SEO for more than 15 years I finally accepted it: SEO is dead… seriously! I mean to say “SEO is dead serious” of course! Excuse my poor immigrant English! Now let’s return to the actual topic we…

Where to Buy Links? How to Get Link Juice? Do Follow SEO Advice!

Where to Buy Links? How to Get Link Juice? Do Follow SEO Advice!

Want to buy links for SEO? Do you hate the slow and reputable approach? Do you prefer the fast and furious path to link building? Then you are at the right place at the right time! Right here and now!…

The Google Search Algorithm Explained in a Nutshell

The Google Search Algorithm Explained in a Nutshell

What is the Google search algorithm? By 2024 the Google search algorithm is  Sounds complicated? Yes, it is.  Thus I will simplify it and explain it in a nutshell. How does the Google search algorithm work? When Google started out…

Blogging Tools You Probably Aren’t Using to Scale Your Blog

Blogging Tools You Probably Aren’t Using to Scale Your Blog

Thanks to the advancement of technology, you can easily increase your efficiency of blog growth by using a few new and some already popular tools.

Read on to discover the tools used by bloggers!

Niche Keyword Research for Small Businesses [Free Tools]

Niche Keyword Research for Small Businesses [Free Tools]

Let’s face it! You’re not the owner of Amazon, Google or Wikipedia! Not even close! As a freelancer or small business you most probably optimize for a niche audience. Your website can’t compete with the behemoths of the Web!

Private Search: How Can You Protect Yourself Online?

Private Search: How Can You Protect Yourself Online?

Outside we wear clothing to protect our intimate parts from the looks of others. At home we have curtains, roller blinds or shutters. And online? Private search!

How to Get Backlinks and Engagement Effortlessly

How to Get Backlinks and Engagement Effortlessly

When it comes to spreading the word online search is still the most significant way to get traffic for most websites. To get ranked high on Google you need backlinks. How to get them effortlessly?

What is a Google Partner? SEO Agencies Are the Opposite!

What is a Google Partner? SEO Agencies Are the Opposite!

In recent years most former SEO agencies have become Google Partners that is they buy enough Google ads to be eligible for that badge in the first place. Can they really also help with SEO though?

How to Optimize Websites for People? Use the FIRE UP Approach!

How to Optimize Websites for People? Use the FIRE UP Approach!

How do you optimize websites for people? I mean actual readers! Especially those who are suffering from chronic attention shortage? You need to make websites or in short “fire up“. “fire someone up – Fig. to motivate someone; to make…

Link is President

Link is President

* The “Content is King” motto of large media conglomerates like has been misunderstood by content marketers. People appropriated it to mean that content is the most important aspect of your visibility strategy. It’s not. Content without shares and links…

Is Your Site Really Mobile-Friendly or Just Pleasing Google?

Is Your Site Really Mobile-Friendly or Just Pleasing Google?

* The good news first: making a site mobile-friendly is easy. I have converted my custom built and decade+ old main site to responsive web design myself. I managed to do it myself even though I don’t work as a…

How Mastodon & Ecosia Can Save Your Soul

How Mastodon & Ecosia Can Save Your Soul

When I started out on the Web in the late nineties it was full of enthusiasm and limitless possibilities. It was about equality, opportunity and technological utopia. Today corporate interests run paramount with gatekeepers like Google, Facebook, Apple building their own private Internet gated communities.

Your Friend Shared this on Google+

Your Friend Shared this on Google+

Many people still consider social media and search two different things. They will even say things like “SEO is dead and will be replaced by SMO”. In reality by now there is only social search. Most people do not log…

Do I Hate Google?

Do I Hate Google?

Given my track record some people might wonder: do I hate Google? It’s understandable, after all I write things like etc. all the time it seems. It’s true. I’m critical of Google. Yet do I really literally hate Google? Does…

Where Did All The Search Traffic Go?

Where Did All The Search Traffic Go?

* BuzzFeed reports that “Traffic from Google to digital publishers dropped 30% over the past eight months.” based on traffic statistics from over 200 major media properties, among them BuzzFeed Time Huffington Post Rolling Stone Sports Illustrated Overall social media…

Dangerous Links: Why & How Google Wants to Abolish Hypertext

Dangerous Links: Why & How Google Wants to Abolish Hypertext

* Are links unnatural or even dangerous? The Web is built upon so called hypertext. Why is hypertext called hyper in the first place? Isn’t it just text published on the Internet? The hyper-aspect stems from hyperlinks. It’s not because…