The Most Important Difference Between Websites and Blogs

Website vs Blog: What’s the difference? What is the single most important difference between “conventional” or “static” websites and blogs? Many people will probably reply Blogs are dynamic, websites are not Blogs encourage conversation, websites do not Blogs offer feeds,…

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

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…

10 Ways to Fight Back Content Thieves

Content thieves “make money online” off your content. This expensive sports car could be yours instead. You can use search by image on Google to find who uses your photos and Copyscape for your written content.   When content thieves…

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 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…

Dear Subscribers and Returning Visitors, I am again struck by inspiration overflow. This is really a problem combined with very limited time resources. There are some article ideas in my head or drafts on my PC to choose from. So…

The ROI of Blogging and Social Media

For years ROI or Return on Investment was a term used by business people in suits and marketers who worked for them. Meanwhile search marketers often obsessed with rankings, traffic and conversions. Then ROI went mainstream as not only SEOs…

Zen Master Seo-ing Singsun About SEO, Enlightenment and Authority Links

Zen master Seo-ong Sangsun is the closest to my dream appearance Tonight I had a dream. In the dream Zen master Seo-ing Singsun spoke to me. I could even ask him some questions. I was also able to memorize some…

Based on my dozen+ years of experience as a blogger I collected the most thriving blogging niches that are really hot in the English speaking blogosphere for like a decade. The one most striking overall trend is the establishment of…

In the early days of blogging a blogroll was something cool, something everybody had to have installed. People blogging a while notice one thing though: Conventional static blogrolls do not work. Nobody clicks the links. Blogrolls are only important for…

The 10 Simplest Ways to Boost Your Social Media Credibility From the Start

As a very active social media user, some would probably say power user already, I notice the same mistakes over and over made by new arrivals on social media sites. On the other hand it’s very easy to boost your…

SEO 2.0 for AJAX the Microsoft Way vs Best Practices

SEO 2.0 is not my invention neither did I coin the term. Many used it before and many do without having read this blog. While my SEO 2.0 definition is still a little fuzzy it takes time to grasp the…

Are You Proud of What You Do? I Am. You Should Too.

Image by CarbonNYC The perhaps most important factor at work, independent of industry or kind of employment, is pride. You have to be proud of what you do in order to create value and be happy. Zen Buddhists and other…

In the past I acknowledged that reputation management is part of SEO 2.0! I never mentioned it again though since then. Reputation management was a relatively late term in search engine optimization and it was part of a large trend….

Many of you probably wonder how I manage to contribute to three social media sites write for my blog and still earn money I do not make money off my publishing directly. I do not waste time elsewhere. Thus I…

Soon I will truly redefine SEO. Not just upgrade to version 2.0, I will redefine SEO as a whole! Thus I want to know how well my propaganda and brain washing techniques have worked until now. So I want you…

SEO 2.0 Best Practices: Images or Finding Stock Photos

For my SEO 2.0 blog I tended to use images only as a nice to have add on due to the fact that my time for blogging was very limited. One week I added images to all posts, the next…

The 7 Pillars of SEO 2.0

In order to succeed in a social media driven online environment website owners bloggers businesses have to take certain steps. These practical steps are based on a theoretical foundation with 7 main pillars. These 7 pillars of SEO 2.0 enable…

10 Reasons to Use Social Media

Have you ever wondered why you are spending hours daily on the Internet without really working? Some people assume that you are wasting your time when looking at cute cat images on Facebook. Here are 10 reasons to use social…