Suffering from HCU? Holy Crap! Helpful Content System Agony

Suffering from HCU? Holy Crap! Helpful Content System Agony

Are you suffering from HCU? The holy crap up!? Nah, I mean Google’s helpful content update. Many legit looking sites do. Yet their content stinks. When I tell them they just get defensive. Their crap is holy and who am…

Is Topical Authority an SEO Hype or the AI Content Crap Savior?

Is Topical Authority an SEO Hype or the AI Content Crap Savior?

“Topical authority” sounds like another overused buzzword in the SEO community to wow peers and clients alike. Can it save us from AI crap?

Social SEO Metrics to Embrace in 2024 Instead of Website Traffic

Social SEO Metrics to Embrace in 2024 Instead of Website Traffic

AI based search engines digest and regurgitate third party content.  Why is that a problem for publishers or website owners? AI search does not usually lead searchers to sources.  Thus we need new metrics to measure Web success. Will Traffic…

Piggyback vs Parasite SEO – Why the Confusion?

Piggyback vs Parasite SEO – Why the Confusion?

Do you improve the Web? Do you build and optimize websites? Do you engage in SEO practices to enable clients to get found online? Or are you a parasite ruining the Internet by spamming out of selfish reasons – mostly…

SEO Works! How? Step by Step! Plus Examples of SEO Projects

SEO Works! How? Step by Step! Plus Examples of SEO Projects

Many business people still wonder: These are valid questions. You are all welcome! Yes, SEO works! I have witnessed it first hand on my own projects.  Yet today I also want to share how SEO works in a step by step…

Why SEO is Dead Serious: Google Hates Humor! #seohorrorstories

Why SEO is Dead Serious: Google Hates Humor! #seohorrorstories

After writing about SEO for more than 15 years I finally accepted it: SEO is dead… seriously! I mean to say “SEO is dead serious” of course! Excuse my poor immigrant English! Now let’s return to the actual topic we…

Where to Buy Links? How to Get Link Juice? Do Follow SEO Advice!

Where to Buy Links? How to Get Link Juice? Do Follow SEO Advice!

Want to buy links for SEO? Do you hate the slow and reputable approach? Do you prefer the fast and furious path to link building? Then you are at the right place at the right time! Right here and now!…

The Google Search Algorithm Explained in a Nutshell

The Google Search Algorithm Explained in a Nutshell

What is the Google search algorithm? By 2024 the Google search algorithm is  Sounds complicated? Yes, it is.  Thus I will simplify it and explain it in a nutshell. How does the Google search algorithm work? When Google started out…

Blogging Tools You Probably Aren’t Using to Scale Your Blog

Blogging Tools You Probably Aren’t Using to Scale Your Blog

Thanks to the advancement of technology, you can easily increase your efficiency of blog growth by using a few new and some already popular tools.

Read on to discover the tools used by bloggers!

Niche Keyword Research for Small Businesses [Free Tools]

Niche Keyword Research for Small Businesses [Free Tools]

Let’s face it! You’re not the owner of Amazon, Google or Wikipedia! Not even close! As a freelancer or small business you most probably optimize for a niche audience. Your website can’t compete with the behemoths of the Web!

What rel=”nofollow UGC sponsored” Really Means!

What rel=”nofollow UGC sponsored” Really Means!

You know what the “nofollow” attribute does. It cripples hyperlinks … for Google.

Now we have more of those attributes! What do they really mean?

What is a Google Partner? SEO Agencies Are the Opposite!

What is a Google Partner? SEO Agencies Are the Opposite!

In recent years most former SEO agencies have become Google Partners that is they buy enough Google ads to be eligible for that badge in the first place. Can they really also help with SEO though?

Platform Independent Online Publishing

Platform Independent Online Publishing

Platform independence is a term known from programming. It’s not solely about software though. In reality it matters for website owners and online publishers as well. How to become independent from Google and Facebook?

25+ Shocking Remarks on Search & Social Media to Ruin the Holidays

25+ Shocking Remarks on Search & Social Media to Ruin the Holidays

It’s the holiday season again. Christmas and New Year’s Eve are always a time when we are confronted with real life. We can’t connect to Facebook all the time, tinkering with websites is frowned upon by partners, children and other…

10 SEO Myths that Make You Look Stupid

10 SEO Myths that Make You Look Stupid

One of the most popular ways to teach people about search engine optimization seems to be to point out what’s wrong about it. There are plenty of “SEO myths” posts out there and they get shared a lot. I usually…

Are You After Traffic or Visitors?

Are You After Traffic or Visitors?

Are you after traffic or visitors? Do you want people to drive by your site or real visitors who stop by and stay for a while?

Link is President

Link is President

* The “Content is King” motto of large media conglomerates like has been misunderstood by content marketers. People appropriated it to mean that content is the most important aspect of your visibility strategy. It’s not. Content without shares and links…

utm_source=crap: How Google Analytics Breaks Links + UX

utm_source=crap: How Google Analytics Breaks Links + UX

* Did you notice how dirty some website addresses are? They are full of crap! Why? Over the years Google – the dominant analytics provider on the market – and marketers have increasingly inserted it! In this post I explain…

SEO is Dead – PIG is the New SEO

SEO is Dead – PIG is the New SEO

* With another big wave of “SEO is Dead” posts appearing it was about time I added something to the debate again. Nowadays Google forces us to grant them access to private files like CSS stylesheets or JS scripts. Google’s…

Is Your Site Really Mobile-Friendly or Just Pleasing Google?

Is Your Site Really Mobile-Friendly or Just Pleasing Google?

* The good news first: making a site mobile-friendly is easy. I have converted my custom built and decade+ old main site to responsive web design myself. I managed to do it myself even though I don’t work as a…