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…

Bloggers: To Get Attention Go Where the Attention is

Bloggers: To Get Attention Go Where the Attention is

*While blogging I often made the mistake of trying to raise hell or be spectacular to get attention from readers. You really have to be amazing, outstanding and useful to achieve this goal.   Part time blogger? As I’m still…

Saturday Night Fever for WordPress Theme Customization: How to Simplify

Saturday Night Fever for WordPress Theme Customization: How to Simplify

Dear reader, I assume that you rarely actually visit my blog. You probably read SEO 2.0 in Google Reader, Netvibes or Bloglines but indeed I look at my blog daily. After almost a year now, yes it’s true SEO 2.0…

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…

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…

10 Most Obvious Benefits of Twitter

10 Most Obvious Benefits of Twitter

SEO 2.0 is by now known as the best possible combination of using search social media blogging to achieve prominence online. Now how does Twitter usage fit in there? I┬átried to use Twitter properly that means both to the advantage…

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…

Top 10 Reasons Why Great Content Fails on Social Media

Top 10 Reasons Why Great Content Fails on Social Media

One day I published a post that took me a long time to write and was well crafted timely pillar content. You won’t believe what happened next!

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…

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…

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…

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…

Top 10 Proven Headline Formulas for Tremendous Online Success

Top 10 Proven Headline Formulas for Tremendous Online Success

Do you need some proven headlines for tremendous online success on social media and beyond? Try some of these formulas that have worked numerous times not just for me but all over the Web: Top 10… [something everybody needs or…

What Easter Can Teach Us About Search, Social Media and Blogging

What Easter Can Teach Us About Search, Social Media and Blogging

While I usually enjoy a short vacation on Easter I often can’t resist to think about SEO 2.0 with all its major parts search social media blogging I want to share with you a saying that kept popping up on…

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…

WordPress Post Address Best Practices

WordPress Post Address Best Practices

WordPress is – you might already know it – the most popular blogging platform and content management system on the Internet. There are plenty of good reasons to use it although WordPress has also some major drawbacks it’s bloated after…