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04 Mar 2016

Google’s Revenge and the New 4-Pack: Weekly Forum Update

Welcome back! We took a break last week but here we are again, ready to share some exciting threads from our wonderful communities! We’ve got a little of everything this week: from the bizarre news that ISIS tried to hack Google (don’t worry, they failed… sort of) to more relevant industry tidbits about HTTPS security holes, Facebook ads, and Google’s plans for 2016. You’re sure to find some good reading… [Read More…]

22 Jan 2016

Penguins, Pandas, and Algorithm Updates, Oh My! Weekly Forum Update

Google’s recent core algorithm update, along with the discovery that Panda is now “core,” have really shaken the SEO beehive. Let’s begin by making an important distinction: Google made a core algorithm update, yes, but it had nothing to do with either Panda or Penguin. In an entirely separate event, Google announced that Panda is now part of its core ranking algorithm. These two separate events somehow got tangled around… [Read More…]

13 Nov 2015

Machine Learning, Manual Linking: Weekly Forum Update

After the announcement last week of RankBrain, Google’s machine learning system TensorFlow is making artificial intelligence a hot topic in our communities yet again. Elsewhere, our users are discussing the relationship between SEO and web development, the “new” wave of gTLDs and their effectiveness, and the failings of automated link building. Join one of these hot discussions today and share a conversation with our smart and friendly users! Google Releases… [Read More…]

10 Nov 2015

Internet Marketing Ninjas Tag Teaming With A WWE Hall of Famer

The 29th Annual WWE Survivor Series is on the horizon, and there’s no better way to watch than with a Legend of the Squared Circle. On Sunday, November 22nd, Internet Marketing Ninjas will be Tag Teaming with WWE Hall of Famer “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan for a fan-engaged event that will be live-streamed on IMN’s YouTube Channel, with Twitter being thrown into the action as well. While watching the big event… [Read More…]

10 Jul 2015

Tips Galore! Weekly Forum Roundup

This week our communities are churning out studies, tips, tricks, and clinics of all sorts! We’ve got content tips and a clinic for the SEO-frustrated on SEO Chat, investigations into notability on Wikipedia and linkbuilding on Threadwatch, an exploration of HSTS and HTTPS on WebmasterWorld that’s definitely worth checking out, and an in-depth thread about impressions and views on AdWords and AdSense from Cre8asiteforums user iamlost. Here’s a fresh sampling of the… [Read More…]

03 Apr 2015

Google and the FTC, Microsoft and Bing, Wikipedia, Mobility Tip AdSense Updates and more!

Forces at play in and around Google and Yahoo are a prominent theme in the communities this week. From Google issues with the FTC to the alliance between Yahoo and Microsoft there are some major big picture questions worth talking about. There is also more mobile preparedness fallout, speculation on Google’s current attitude toward Wikipedia, changes to AdSense and some questions on best practices with no-indexing pages. There’s plenty to… [Read More…]

25 Mar 2015

Don’t Miss @JimBoykin Speaking at ClickZ Live, New York, on March 31 2015

Ninjas are coming to New York! Don’t miss Jim Boykin‘s grand session including everything you need to know about Google Updates, link building and content marketing. Jim’s presentation is filled with actionable advice, examples, tools: Make sure to take lots of notes! Jim Boykin has personally performed over 100 disavows and reconsideration requests. Jim has analyzed more penalties, created more tools and successfully recovered more businesses than anyone in this industry… [Read More…]

13 Mar 2015

Apple & Google, The Knowledge Box and other SEO Questions and Quandaries

It was a week of eclectic questions and musings on the forums with lots of theoretical postulation and debate. Amidst the predictions and questions we have a case study on the early impact of Google’s Knowledge Box on one niche and the news that a popular WordPress plugin vulnerability has been addressed. But, for the most part, matters of possibility and perspective reign. Jump in and offer your own insights… [Read More…]

23 Feb 2015

Best Internet Marketing Webinars to Attend and Educate Yourself

Marketing, especially online, is one niche that is always changing. Every year we have new strategies, new tactics, new platforms to explore and avenues to go down. If you are a marketer, you know the feeling of having to scramble to keep up just after perfecting the latest PR craze. To get a better feel for the more stable and consistent updates in the industry, it is best to turn… [Read More…]

01 Oct 2014

Ninjas Take Vegas! (Again)

We’re less than a week away from Pubcon Las Vegas and as a Platinum Sponsor; it’s going to be another year of Ninjas everywhere! This time we have 5 speakers covering 11 Sessions and, for the first-time ever, we’re having an all Ninja Panel and an informal Ask a Ninja session! The Ninja Panel, happening on Tuesday, the first day of the conference at 1:10 in the Exhibit Hall Demo… [Read More…]

31 Jul 2014

Jim Boykin, Thom Craver and Chris Boggs to Speak at ClickZ Live in San Francisco

ClickZ Live in San Francisco is fast-approaching, and you won’t want to miss the sessions featuring Jim Boykin, Thom Craver and Chris Boggs, three SEO Rockstars from Internet Marketing Ninjas. Digital Assets (with Jim Boykin), Search Engine penalties (covered by Chris Boggs) and Analytics (with Thom Craver) will be the main topics of these three sessions, and there’s no one better to go in-depth with than the Ninjas. Simply put, these… [Read More…]

28 Jul 2014

Internet Marketing Ninjas, ClickZ to Host Benefit for Homeless Youth

Internet Marketing Ninjas is teaming up with ClickZ Live to jointly sponsor a Charity Party on August 13th 2014 from 8:00pm to 11:00pm.  This will be a private event in conjunction with Clickz Live San Francisco. The party, to be held at Harlot on 46 Minna, will be open to the first 150 people with a conference event pass.  There will be a suggested donation of $40 at the door… [Read More…]

21 Jul 2014

Strike a Ninja Pose and Win a Pass to Pubcon Las Vegas 2014

Around this time each year, there is a flurry of excitement over Pubcon Las Vegas. Social media is filled with details about registration and announcements of great speakers and cool keynotes, and it’s hard not to get excited. This is a popular conference for the ninjas (it may have something to do with the great location), and we’re always looking for ways to send others to this awesome event. This… [Read More…]