Let’s Talk AI and Google.
Let’s have a Talk about Artificial Intelligence (AI) Ok…we must talk about AI….it is here NOW, and I predict that 2023 will be the year that AI will have a major impact on nearly Everything. With the release of ChatGPT a few weeks ago, the world has moved into new era’s of information. AI will […]
Methods of Getting Google to Index Your URL’s (Faster)
Indexation has long been a popular dilemma in an SEO community as we naturally want Google to capture our new URLs quickly, but there’s no sure-fire way to force Google to do that. Lately Google has been notoriously slower at indexing URLs which has caused an SEO community to try all the old and new […]
How Does Google Assign Value to on-Page Links? – With Bill Slawski
There have been two interesting articles on how Google may be measuring the value of (internal) links on the page: 1. In this article on whether the location of a link matters for SEO, Google’s John Mueller states: …the location of internal links does not necessarily matter if they are in the body content, footer, […]
Google Made Its Algorithm Public: What Will SEOs Do with It?
The exact algorithm Google is using to rank web pages is something many SEOs would want to know. If you’ve read it, how would you change your SEO methods? Jim Boykin, CEO of Internet Marketing Ninjas, and Ann Smarty, IMN’s analyst, discuss how they would use the information and if it’s even going to be […]
Featured Results and Google’s De-duplication might be lowering your click through rate in the SERPS.
De-duplication refers to Google’s practice of removing an organic result if the same page appears in other sections of SERPs, like featured snippets and top stories. De-duplication started with featured snippets when Google decided it was a bad user experience for their searchers to see the same page twice per a single search engine result […]
Google’s Quality Raters Guidelines: Worth Reading?
Google’s Search Quality Raters Guidelines had been discussed by an SEO community for ages, way before Google made them public. It has always been an insight into how Google may interpret “quality”. But just SEOs should use the guidelines? Jim Boykin, CEO of Internet Marketing Ninjas, and Ann Smarty, IMN’s analyst, are discussing Google’s Search […]
Does DA Matter when Disavowing Links?
Ever since the introduction of Google’s Disavow tool, it has always been a matter of endless discussions within an SEO community? Which pages or sites should we disavow? Which backlink sources to use to find link to disavow? When should we actually need to use the tool? Jim Boykin, CEO of Internet Marketing Ninjas, and […]
The Recent Google Update – Potential Problems and Solutions
Every other week there’s an (unconfirmed) Google update that is widely discussed around SEO forums and communities. What do you do when you hear about a potential Google algorithm update? Jim Boykin, CEO of Internet Marketing Ninjas, and Ann Smarty, IMN’s analyst discuss Google’s update and how to react to yet another one: Question: What […]
SEO Content Optimization in 2022 with Jim and Ann
What is considered SEO-friendly content in 2022? This concept has changed a lot since SEO started. Have you been keeping up? How much content do we need for Google to “like” our pages? Whatever you do, don’t create “fluff” content, says Google’s John Mueller on Twitter, so Jim Boykin, CEO of Internet Marketing Ninjas, and […]
Can Low-Quality Content Hurt Your High-Quality Content?
Ever since Google’s Panda, SEOs have had a continuous debate: Can low-quality pages of the site negatively impact high-quality content and drag their rankings down? Most websites have a bunch of older, thin, outdated content that may have no positive signals (in terms of backlinks and traffic). Can those pages be holding your key pages […]