Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

Firefox Extensions for Search, Website Optimization and SEO I Use

What Firefox add-ons does a holistic SEO 2.0 aficionado like Tad Chef use frequently? Here are the Firefox extensions for search, website optimization and SEO I use:   Google Search by Image This add-on searches Google by image on right-click…

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…

Blog Suicide: Top 7 Title & Meta Tag Mistakes that Kill Your Blog

Blog Suicide: Top 7 Title & Meta Tag Mistakes that Kill Your Blog

* I’m shocked! Not only do bloggers waste time with meta tags although most of them are worthless for Google, bloggers hurt themselves using meta tags. It does not get better it seems it gets worse. Some people even commit…

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…

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…

3 Search Marketing Magazines in Print

3 Search Marketing Magazines in Print

It seems like only a few months ago there were no search marketing or back then SEO/SEM magazines in print but it’s not true. Right now we have already three and the first one of them, Search Marketing Standard has…

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…

What is Advanced SEO?

Advanced SEO is not clearly defined but many people already seem to agree what it is. My personal impression as to this inherent definition is: advanced SEO appears to consist of complex web development and analytics tasks leading to higher…

The 10 Worst Findability Crimes Committed by Web Designers & Developers

The 10 Worst Findability Crimes Committed by Web Designers & Developers

* Web designers & developers often focus on web standards, table-less layouts or CSS effects like styled lists or sidebars e.g. All these things are perfectly OK unless they are executed at the expense of findability. Yes, findability is the…

Top 10 Benefits of Speaking at Search Engine Conferences

Top 10 Benefits of Speaking at Search Engine Conferences

One day instead of working I went to SES Hamburg (a leading search engine conference, a side note for the uninitiated) to have some fun. I showed off my fair trade Panama hat (yes, I tricked you, I don’t actually…

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) Demand Skyrockets

SEM (Scanning Electron Microscopy) Demand Skyrockets

SEM Lymphozyte. Source.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…

Modern SEO Forums Alternatives

John Carcutt asks at Search Engine Journal: Are SEO forums still needed? In my opinion: No. I stopped using SEO forums several years ago. Even my favorite one, SEO Refugee bored me. Why? People on SEO forums are often inaccurate…

10 Coding Guidelines for Perfect Findability and Web Standards

Perfect findability and web standards can be achieved with the same means when it comes to coding. Thus I compiled a very simple list of 10 coding guidelines for perfect findability and web standards everybody can easily memorize and implement:…

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…

7 Services of SEO 2.0 Companies – Submit Your Site Now!

Hello fellow SEO 2.0 specialists! I’ve seen some of you offering SEO 2.0 services ranging from social media optimization business blogging to Universal Search optimization. Most of you are still not outspoken enough about practicing SEO 2.0! I’m collecting SEO…

7 Completely Insane Black Hat SEO 2.0 Techniques

As we all know all SEO is bullshit, evil and spam. As an SEO 2.0 evangelist I recently thought about some black hat SEO 2.0 techniques for an increasingly mad world. Of course all the 7 completely insane black hat…

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. In my SEO 2.0 blog I have covered blogging, social media…

Global Food Crisis: How Bloggers and Social Media Users Can Help

Global Food Crisis: How Bloggers and Social Media Users Can Help

Support the Free Rice campaign by simply visiting their website and playing a game. They will ask you for synonyms for English words. For each one you find they donate.You may have read news about the exploding global food crisis…

7 Misguiding Terms You Should Abandon

Nowadays we use terms and expressions daily which not only bury the real meaning of the phenomenon they try to describe, they also misguide yourself and others. Some words simply change your intentions to the negative by adding the wrong…