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…

DIY SEO Resources: Use Them to Optimize Your Site Yourself

Some of you might have noticed: SEO 2.0 has has no visible ads. As I did not want to serve you spammy crap like Adsense I decided to use a minimalist no bullshit approach – I only recommend resources or…

After blogging for a while I noticed that I write rather often about certain topics that were not reflected in my categories. Moreover as time went by I and my blog evolved. For instance when starting SEO 2.0 initially I…

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

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…

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

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!

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…

Simplicity is key for design, usability or SEO.┬áTheir focus differs substantially yet they have one thing in common. Simplicity and simplifying the user interface aka website improves the overall performance. In SEO 2.0 we do not focus solely on search…

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…

As I always aim to surpass the best of the best I wondered for a while how John Chow managed to gain as much popularity on the Net. What’s the secret of his success? Well, now I finally found out!…

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…

One day I noticed on my referrers that I entered the Google.com top 100 for “seo blog”. It was a surprise! Why? It’s kind of interesting as I did not optimize for that and barely used the word “blog” on…

10 Things to Love about Iran

[List updated with your suggestions!] When you listen to western media you tend to believe that people in Iran hate Jews kill homosexuals oppress women want to destroy Israel and Europe with nuclear weapons are all armed and fanatical Even…

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…

5 Dirty Blogging Tricks

Even in blogging the SEO 2.0 way you can use some dirty tricks that will make you earn 100.000$ in 3 months your blog a little more successful. I collected 5 of them, which of course I use successfully myself….

How Blogging Made Me Famous in Less Than 3 Weeks

The SEO 2.0 blog has made me famous after less than 3 weeks. It is of course somewhat a proof of concept. I want to practice what I preach and know myself if it and how it works. Thus I…

SEO Speak Translated: The Real SEO Glossary

* In the SEO industry agencies, experts and even bloggers have adopted a special mode of speech not to say slang that might be misunderstood by outsiders like clients, website visitors or the general public. To help you understand what…

As I mentioned earlier, great website design is one of the main pillars of new school search engine optimization. Many agency sites still look ugly though or have a mediocre user experience. What sense does it make to be #1…

Do you read tabloids? What kind of newspapers do you read offline? Are you rather the New York Times or the New York Post type? To make the comparison more obvious: Are you rather a The Independent or The Sun…