John Chow interviews are seemingly rare. At first I thought there are many of them but it’s not the case. Finally I found a few interviews with him, one being from 2009!   John Chow – an enviable success example…

57 Reasons 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…

Oh no! I just spent over one hour stumbling upon stuff instead of working. I have to face the grim reality: I am addicted to StumbleUpon! I warn you, do not follow in my footsteps. You will end up broke,…

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…

It happened again! SEO hate. This time on a social site where I did not expect it as people get targeted news there.   When you hate don’t read it Nobody who does not like SEO has to read about…

Glen inspired me. He wrote down some well known rules of social media marketing. This is a valuable post for sure! As I do not abide by any rules beside my own I remixed them so that you know what’s…

21 days ago I set my goals for the next three weeks of this blog. 21 days later and 6 weeks after starting SEO 2.0 I have to admit: I failed miserably! SEO 2.0 is all about transparency and accountability…

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…

New Search Marketing Standard Issue Out: International Search Markets

The new Search Marketing Standard Magazine issue is out for fall 07. It’s main topic: International search markets, UK, Italy, Germany, Russia and China and guess who wrote the article about Germany? ;-)

Dear Readers and Scanners! I feel kind of dissatisfied. I promised 5 of you to review their websites for free. When I promise something I mean it. It was no “dirty blogging trick” or something as some of you might…

Mob vs Smart Mob: 7 Reasons Why StumbleUpon Traffic Is the Best Social Media Traffic

Do you think Reddit or Twitter and Facebook are the places to go nowadays? Never used StumbleUpon until now? You need to try StumbleUpon, both as a user and a webmaster. Users get highly relevant content that matches their preferences…

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…

[List updated with your submissions!] 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…

I’m on Iranian Digg!

This is incredible! I’m on Iranian Digg, or rather Reddit as this social news site called Balatarin has apparently a “+” and a “-” button. I’m at least as proud as the last time when I was big in China….

Even in white hat SEO or 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…

Imagine the Internet would be disbanded and shut down completely tomorrow and you were only allowed to keep one working website, which one would you take? Do not tell me your homepage, Google or Facebook! I mean a website that…

Flash SEO is either a no-no, experts tend to dismiss SEO for Flash altogether in this case, a matter of creating a text version in HTML/CSS or a rather complex endeavor. You have basically 4 options: Not optimizing Flash at…

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. So I…