SEO And Social Signals

What comes to your mind first when you hear people talking about SEO? Your website’s rankings, Google’s smoke and hide tactics, Google Webmaster Central with all the information what they want you to do to get those stupid rankings?! Truth is, they are true masters in masking and hiding the  most relevant ranking factors. Just […]

Linking Practices – Are You Scared?

Do the new linking practices make you scared? Do you avoid linking to other websites? Has Google made you unsure about using “nofollow” instead of  “do follow”? Well, you’re not alone. And you’re absolutely right if you think that SEO is getting harder. But… What makes linking practices scaring? I’ve just read an article on […]

WordPress Site Security

If you check Google’s search tool for the term “WordPress Site Security” you get about 97,400,000 results. Enter the keyword wordpress site security into the keyword tool and you’ll see about 9,900 global monthly searches and about 4,400 local monthly searches. Not too many.   Why should you care about WordPress site security? Fact is […]

A lot of new stuff in SEO

There is a lot of new stuff in SEO, somehow hard to keep up with. And Google has not even rolled out a Panda refresh for a month and a half, as Matt Cutts said. Apparently, Panda is being run once a month and rolling out slowly over the period of 10 days. So what’s […]

Penguin 2.0 – Shocking Observation

The Internet-world is shocked again by Google’s latest Penguin 2.0 update. It looks like everyone is screeming and licking their wounds. But somebody made a truly shocking observation after Penguin 2.0… so please read carefully. What I’m about to share with you can be a real eye opener when it comes to SEO. No, I […]

The Latest Google Penguin 2.0 Algorithm Update Challenge

When I checked my emails today Matt Cutts’ blogpost caught my attention, and I asked myself if the latest Google Penguin 2.0 algorithm update is a new challenge or what might have driven them to… But wait, let’s see first what Matt Cutts said about… The latest Google Penguin 2.0 algorithm update “We started rolling […]

What Are the Most Common SEO Mistakes?

I’ve just read an article that immediately caught my attention. It was about the most common SEO mistakes people make on their sites and why Google sees them as mistakes. Not some advanced SEO stuff. Surprisingly, it’s very basic and most of you have already heard about that. But perhaps you have not realized yet […]

Blog Networks And Artificial Networks

Blog networks and artificial networks are still out there. Perhaps that’s one of the reasons why so many people are confused about Google’s new rules when it comes to link building. This was one of the questions answered by Matt Cutts in a video update. According to Google, many webmasters, afraid of getting penalized, asked […]

Consulting vs Coaching

A few days ago a client asked me about consulting vs coaching. The question was why I focus so much on the consulting part with all the technical stuff here on Mastermind Coaching and Consulting and don’t publish here more topics related to coaching. He was missing the articles about business and life coaching… Here’s […]

Google Disavow Links Tool

The new Google Disavow Links Tool seems to have “hit” hard the community. People have already started to remove links from their sites or they try to get them removed again by former link building services. Seriously.   So what happened? Here is an excerpt from the Webmaster Central blogpost: “First, a quick refresher. Links […]