Sweetest Fight Ever: Hot Chocolate vs White Sugar

Sweetest Fight Ever: Hot Chocolate vs White Sugar

Do you remember how I defeated Lyndon of Cornwall SEO last time? Now he attempts a comeback on the link baiting scene. No chance man, White Sugar, formerly known as Mad Tad the SEO Destroyer is still the monarch! So…

Bonsai Blogging: How to Fail with Social Media

Bonsai Blogging: How to Fail with Social Media

You might not be interested in succeeding with social media. Boosting traffic, being bookmarked, getting new visitors, increasing your number of subscribers and AdSense revenues might all conflict with your blog’s growth plan. If you prefer to stay away from this…

Blogging for World Domination

Blogging for World Domination

Do you remember the bad guy from the early James Bond movies? The one with the white cat? Blofeld was his name. Do you really want to become a popular blogger? You must aim for world domination! Imagine yourself to…

15 Ways of Disagreeing with Style

15 Ways of Disagreeing with Style

“I defeat my enemies by making them my friends” – Daial Lama. Quite often I am subject to or part of some major disagreements and heated debates online. This is partly due to the rapid spread of my SEO 2.0…

10 Misconceptions Why SEO is Better than SMO Refuted

Some bloggers argue that conventional SEO (Search Engine Optimization) is better than SMO (Social Media Optimization) for average small businesses.   What’s the difference between search engine and social media optimization? As I do not advocate a pure either or…

Why Social Media are Like Slavery and SMO Equals Abolitionism

Most people apparently think social media services based on User Generated Content (UGC) like YouTube Facebook Instagram are outright idealistic endeavors built for the benefit of humanity. Yet they are not. They are about business and making money. The question…

After Blogging Success: New Frontiers

After Blogging Success: New Frontiers

Success as most people define it (popularity) has one disadvantage: once it’s there, you take it for granted and get bored! With social media and blogging once your content gets shared daily even when you do not publish something you…

Steampunk SEO vs Social Media, Competition vs Cooperation

Steampunk is a popular trend among what we call retro future, or future of the past. It’s very popular among the DIY crowd. Steampunk makes modern appliances look like they have been built in the 19. century or the Victorian…

Popular Niche Social News Communities

There are plenty of specialized social news communities by now, sadly most of them poorly customized Pligg applications with no users but some of them really rock and provide great niche news with a real user community behind them. So…

Cyber-Bullying: How to Fool the Angry Mob

Cyber-Bullying: How to Fool the Angry Mob

Have you been dealing with cyber-bullying? I have had my fair share of fights online already. Why? After all I’m white male Christian and privileged. It’s my line of work. Search engine optimizers are the new Jews or “Negroes”. People…

20 Sphinn Stars Who Make the SEO Community Truly Great

20 Sphinn Stars Who Make the SEO Community Truly Great

Hey, there are just too many people on Sphinn I appreciate, so following the 3 favorite Sphinn users I did not know before meme is very difficult. Moreover I just don’t know anymore whom I noticed where, as I started…

Stop Link Building! Links vs Traffic

Stop Link Building! Links vs Traffic

Do you think that link building is the most important part of traffic generation nowadays? You may be right when you refer to website optimization for Google. You have other options though!   Link building or traffic generation? In the…

Why You Shouldn’t Read my SEO Blog

Why You Shouldn’t Read my SEO Blog

Have you ever read the Cornwall SEO blog? Me neither. Cornwall SEO Lyndon Antcliff aka Lyndoman offers just 19 reasons why you should not read his SEO blog. I can easily surpass that! Therefore I offer you not twice as…

Common Reasons Why You Get Addicted to Social Media

Common Reasons Why You Get Addicted to Social Media

Oh no! Did you just spent another hour on social media instead of working? You have to face the grim reality: it’s an addiction! I am probably addicted to social media! How about you? Can you stop using it at…

International Social News Communities

I don’t use English social news sites like Reddit for a plethora of reasons. It’s not that I dislike the democratic model of voting content up. It’s just that Reddit and its audience is quite often obnoxious. The world is…

10 Reasons Why SEO Haters Are Plainly Wrong

10 Reasons Why SEO Haters Are Plainly Wrong

It happened again! A verbal attack because of what I do for a living or others assume I do. This time on a social site where I did not expect it as people get personalized news there.   When you…

The Real Rules of Social Media Marketing Unmasked!

The Real Rules of Social Media Marketing Unmasked!

A blogger once wrote down some very well known or should I even say “Captain Obvious” rules of social media marketing. This is good for sure! As I do not abide by any rules beside my own I remixed them…

Mob vs Smart Mob: Why Social Media Traffic Is Valuable

Mob vs Smart Mob: Why Social Media Traffic Is Valuable

Over the years many people in marketing or business in general have questioned the value of social media traffic. Are they right? No! I have been among the critics even though I hailed it as the best traffic source in…

SEO Bullshit

SEO Bullshit

Wow! More good ranking news: I ranked #4 for SEO bullshit on Google.com for a while! My main competition was Jason Calacanis who had been cited everywhere for saying “SEO is bullshit”. Well, in times of SEO 2.0 you can…

How to Get Popular on Iranian Reddit?

How to Get Popular on Iranian Reddit?

This is incredible! A post from this blog has become popular on Iranian Reddit. Of course it’s not Reddit. It’s just a similar community concept. This social news site called Balatarin has apparently a “+” and a “-” button like…