Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty

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Ann Smarty is the blogger and community manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas. Ann’s expertise in blogging and tools serve as a base for her writing, tutorials and her guest blogging project,


Anchor text is a major ranking factor – it is hard to manipulate (at least it is getting harder now after Google started its anti-paid-links...

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We do know that for geo targeting in Google we definitely need: A country code top-level domain (ccTLD); Country specific server location; Setting Geo Targeting...

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What’s exactly relevance? Google finds the following explanation of the term: Relevance describes how closely the contents of an information source match the topics. [source]...

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We don’t know for sure if Google pays much attention to the site 404 pages but it does show them within Webmaster Tools report as...

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I’ve always said that instead of getting angry with black hat SEOs, we should learn from them. Working and often succeeding in really competitive verticals,...

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By profession we, SEOs, always have to compete. That’s an integral part of our daily routine: we come to work and check how our sites...

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While keyword density is really something SEOs should really stop paying attention to, keyword prominence is a concept that still should be analyzed and evaluated....

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A while ago I posted a natural SEO piece talking about reciprocal linking and interlinking that was criticized for giving insufficient information on linking out...

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I plan on starting the short new series at SEJ explaining most dubious and controversial SEO questions from the keep-things-natural point of view. If you...

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