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28 Oct 2014
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How To Be Uniquely Valuable

This post is an excerpt adapted by Brian Carter from the forthcoming book The Cowbell Principle: Career Advice On How To Get Your Dream Job And Make More Money, by Brian Carter and Garrison Wynn. Brian and Garrison will be giving away a limited number of digital copies at launch time. To get notified when they’re available, sign up at Our own Jim Boykin is also featured in the… [Read More…]

12 Dec 2013
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You’ll never sell products on Social Media by Martin MacDonald

Last week I asked Martin MacDonald if he would be kind enough to contribute a post to our blog…it’s only the second time I’ve ever asked a non employee to contribute to our blog……but Martin, well, I have so much respect for him…and then he was nice enough to write a nice post for our blog….and so now it’s time to meditate on Martin’s words and thoughts about marketing and… [Read More…]

04 Dec 2013
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Internet Marketing Ninja’s Sales Superstar(s) Wanted – Earn $50K to $150K+

It’s not often that the Chairman Ninja (that’s me and yes I’m referring to myself in the 3rd person) takes to the company blog to promote a job opening. However, building out a team of outbound sales Ninja’s is one of my top priorities for 2014. With our incredible growth story and industry leading market position (As our CEO Jim Boykin puts it – “We are #1. Nobody else is… [Read More…]

03 Sep 2013
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An Introduction to Local Search Engine Optimization (LSEO) on Google

The search engine optimization landscape has changed significantly since I originally became an “SEO” about fifteen years ago. The “good old days” of the late 1990’s, which were remarkably profitable to me as an early affiliate marketer, have been replaced by increasingly more complex algorithms and constant updates (think Flo-ri-da, Panda, Penguin and too many more to type). Despite the perceived obstacles and land mines, the SEO industry continues to… [Read More…]

02 Aug 2012
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Ninja Song Parodies

Song parodies have been a long standing part of Ninja Tradition. When you work in SEO long enough sooner or later everything becomes about search engines and links, and you get inspired to re-write songs. Or at least we do.  So to carry on the Legacy of Jim’s early work like “The Linker” , “Linking Dirty” and of course, Company theme songs, we add these new classics to the collection…. [Read More…]

19 Jun 2012
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5 Reasons To Improve Your Internal Linking Today

By Ninja Dan In a post-Penguin world, webmasters may want to focus more on the quality rather than quantity of external links, but they still remain a trump card in SEO and thus remain a top priority for any site in the foreseeable future. An often undervalued SEO factor, however, is a site’s internal linking structure. The poet John Donne once wrote “No man is an island, entire of itself…”… [Read More…]

14 Jun 2012
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Are Google’s E-Commerce Changes a Good Thing?

By Ninja Matt As much as I like to rag on Google when I see the occasional crap site with 100,000 exact match anchor text links from 50 domains beating sites that follow Google’s guidelines, I don’t envy them.  For one, the vast majority of sites created every day are spam and must be filtered out, but what’s worse is they’ve built such a stalwart, relied-upon brand that many people… [Read More…]

23 May 2012
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How to Make Meta Descriptions That Get More Clicks From Rankings You Already Have

Post By Ninja Dan One thing that is not commonly done during the course of auditing is checking how a site looks in the SERP’s and looking a the SERP result for your page and for your  competitors for a given phrase. Doing so, can show an unlikely area of opportunity, the meta description. Now, relax. I know that in and of itself meta descriptions are not a ranking factor… [Read More…]

17 May 2012
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Don’t Let Toolbar PageRank Hold You Back from Getting Great Links

Working here at Internet Marketing Ninjas, I know the importance of having a clear understanding of clients’ overall business objectives and the metrics by which they measure SEO success as well as their measure of link quality. One of the things I often hear about is toolbar Pagerank as being a primary link value indicator for many website owners. One of the problems with toolbar Pagerank is that it is… [Read More…]

09 May 2012
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Data Hacks: 4 Rapid Visualization Tricks for Keyword Rankings

By Ninja Dan I love spreadsheets and I’m always looking for new ways to approach the data – sometimes you analyze spreadsheets the same old way and it’s hard to figure out what they’re telling you. The data just isn’t as forthcoming. That’s when a new way to manipulate them might be the trick needed to pull out those juicy, actionable insights. A few of my favorite data hacks come… [Read More…]

02 May 2012
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The Recipe on the Box – Video Content Strategies for Online Retailers

By Ninja Dan One of the things I enjoy most about being a Ninja is getting to work with clients who embrace video as part of their overall content strategy. The opportunities afforded clients (especially online retailers) who invest in video content are often well worth the time and resources they require. It was just a little over a month ago that Ikea announced the launch of a series of… [Read More…]

26 Apr 2012
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6 Ways Reviews and Testimonials Can Help Your Conversions

By Ninja Karina Reviews and testimonials are a great way to improve the conversion rate of your website for many reasons: 1. Testimonials and reviews convey trust. Every product and service on your site should allow the option for the user to write a review. Each time a user makes a purchase, send a message to encourage them to write a review. Most people don’t mind sharing their thoughts if… [Read More…]