Engagers to Follow On Twitter Instead of Bots

Engagers to Follow On Twitter Instead of Bots

When it comes to Twitter it’s really hard to find the actual people among all the bots and automated accounts. When you see links like buff.ly ow.ly if.tt in your Twitter stream then you are following automatons. I unfollow dead…

To Tweet or Not to Tweet? Pros & Cons of Twitter – Free Tools + Resources

To Tweet or Not to Tweet? Pros & Cons of Twitter – Free Tools + Resources

* When it comes to Twitter people are clearly divided. Some people hate Twitter, others love it. Both of them are right for different reasons. Actually there are many reasons to use Twitter or not. Here you’ll find plenty of…

Broken Social Media: Anti-Social Sites vs Alternatives

Broken Social Media: Anti-Social Sites vs Alternatives

* Some of the so called social media sites are broken and a waste of time. In fact they are not social at all, they are anti-social. You not only waste your time using them you also get viciously attacked,…

7 Kinds of Tweets You Need to Send Out Daily

7 Kinds of Tweets You Need to Send Out Daily

 * While doing blogger outreach and relations for clients I often have to explain what it is and what it entails. The most important thing is the value proposition I said last time. On the other hand you need a…

Why Google+ Engagement Surpasses Twitter Activity

Why Google+ Engagement Surpasses Twitter Activity

Why there is more engagement on Google+ than on Twitter? Is there? You may ask. For me there is.   Do people engage on Google+ or not? Many tech writers have complained about the perceived lack of engagement on Google+…

Social Sites Every Business and Professional Should Use

Social Sites Every Business and Professional Should Use

Many people argue that there is no single social media to go after for businesses trying to “join the conversation”. They’re right to some extent but I disagree nonetheless. There are 5 social sites you have to join and use…

Science vs Reality: Do Not Obey Scientists – Practice What Works

Science vs Reality: Do Not Obey Scientists – Practice What Works

* More than once I had a lively discussion on Twitter with sometimes very opinionated individuals. I won’t name them here to prevent this debate from becoming personal. Let it be said that it was a heated one.   Reality…

How Social Networking Has Killed Digg and SEO 1.0

How Social Networking Has Killed Digg and SEO 1.0

in 2007 I boldly predicted that social browsing services like StumbleUpon will kill the popular social news site Digg and SEO 1.0. Did they? No. I was wrong. Social networking did though. Let me explain. StumbleUpon was the first and…

101 Ways to Make Your Blog More Popular and Successful

101 Ways to Make Your Blog More Popular and Successful

* After 15+ years of online publishing 12+ years of blogging for a plethora of blogs being an SEO and a paid blogger for a decade by now I finally am convinced that I know how it works. What I…

Sometimes Success Lies in Moderation

Sometimes Success Lies in Moderation

*   Blogging often vs publishing only the best content For a while already I’ve been quite envious of blogs with a high posting frequency like Search Engine Journal Moz Hubspot They manage to post daily or even more often…

Stop Social Media Hopping Now to Save Your Business Later

Stop Social Media Hopping Now to Save Your Business Later

Social Media: paradise or prison? Are you social media hopping? Have you been on Friendster then on MySpace and finally on Facebook for a few years just to consider moving on?   The social media site game is over I’ve…

Twitter Social News Mashup that Kicks Facebook’s Ass

Twitter Social News Mashup that Kicks Facebook’s Ass

Wisdom of crowds has proven very useful in organizing the information overload of the Web. Sadly though the first wave of social news sites like Reddit are broken. Also the ever popular Facebook rather spreads sensational but fake news from…

Are You a Real Time Idiot? A Racing Rat on Steroids? A Twitter Zombie?

Are You a Real Time Idiot? A Racing Rat on Steroids? A Twitter Zombie?

Does social media make you stupid? After spending years on Twitter, participating almost daily there, I have noticed a gradual change in user behavior. It seems that many of us, including me are becoming crazy! We behave like real time…

The Best Way to Convert Visitors to Supporters is to Forge a Bond

The Best Way to Convert Visitors to Supporters is to Forge a Bond

In modern SEO we often encounter the term conversion (rate) optimization. It means making visitors of your site your clients or customers in most cases. A conversion can also mean to make someone convert from a casual visitor to a…

Twitter Lists for SEO How to

Twitter Lists for SEO How to

Twitter allows you to organize accounts into lists using its Web interface. Twitter clients like TweetDeck also support Twitter lists. Everybody uses lists as if they were the best thing since sliced bread. The SEO community is as always on…

Google Indexes Twitter Links

How to get indexed by Google? Just use Twitter. This is no joke. I ran a test on Twitter to find out whether Google indexes Twitter links and surprise, surprise it does in certain cases. Of course Google can’t ignore…

101 Tweets on How to Use Twitter

101 Tweets on How to Use Twitter

* How to Twitter? A question asked by millions of clueless but eager to learn new Twitter users. First off: It’s either “how to tweet?” or “how to use Twitter?” The rest isn’t that simple. Twitter seems to be simple…

Smart Ways to Influence Social Media Traffic

Smart Ways to Influence Social Media Traffic

With the meteoric rise of Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest the rules for spreading your message online have changed. It’s no longer about simply optimizing content and building links for Google. Popular social media posts get substantial traffic in the thousands…

Top 7 Ways to Use Twitter for Marketing Purposes Correctly

Top 7 Ways to Use Twitter for Marketing Purposes Correctly

Last time I wrote about Twitter and marketing it became the most read by subscribers post on SEO 2.0 ever. I think more than 1300 regular SEO 2.0 readers have read it within a week. This by far surpasses any…

10 Reasons to Follow Me/SEO 2.0 on Twitter

10 Reasons to Follow Me/SEO 2.0 on Twitter

One of my favorite architecture blogs published a post called “5 reason to follow ArchDaily on Twitter“. Wow. Why didn’t I think myself of it? While the post itself seemed clumsy and the reasons were not enticing enough to follow…