Why did I suddenly lose google traffic?

The lens doesn’t rank, but the squidu thread does. Let’s see how the blogpost does, shall we? It’s an often asked question: why did my lens / blog / hub suddenly lose traffic? I wrote a lens to answer that question: Why did I suddenly... Read More

Google blogger/blogspot SEO: title, blog organization & interlinking

Two online friends of mine asked (or got) advice by me recently about optimizing their blogspot (aka blogger) blogs. Blogspot is a much simpler platform than WordPress. WordPress has two types of pages: posts and pages. Blogger has only blogposts.... Read More

Some more traffic statistics on successful squidoo lenses

I was asked, as part of my new squidoo SEO Mentor role, to make a lens about the statistics of my squidoo lenses. I am, despite my training as a math teacher, not really very faithful in keeping track of stats. I have in the past, but it taught me very... Read More

Spiritually sound Internet Marketing – FREE e-book

In this e-book I will share my knowledge and experience about online publishing, marketing and making money. There are roughly four aspects to this craft: putting content online, optimizing your content for search engines, promoting your content and making money off of it. I will help you figure out what kind of content you will be focusing on and where you can publish it. I will share the ways to create an online audience that have worked for me. You will learn all of this in a way that is both honest and direct, and sustainable long term. Continue reading Spiritually sound Internet Marketing – FREE e-book

Search Engine Marketing Basics – 5 SEO Techniques

There is a lot of misguided information about Search Engine optimization out there. Lately I have found myself summarizing the bare essentials several times. So here they are. It boils down to five steps: Continue reading Search Engine Marketing Basics – 5 SEO Techniques

A story of a successful lens

This is the story of a lens that gets most traffic. Today it gets, as you can see, about a hundred visitors a day. That’s enough for a permanent spot in the squidoo top 2000, and with people voting on it regularly it’s enough for a regular... Read More

So, what sells?

My squidoo income is still mainly lensrank. However, I’ve recently come to earn about 20% of my squidoo income off actual sales. Looking at those statistics, I come to two conclusions about what sells: Go really NICHE. I’ve got some low... Read More