Ann Smarty

Ann Smarty

Founder of MyBlogU, Brand Manager at Internet Marketing Ninjas
Ann Smarty is the Brand and Community manager at InternetMarketingNinjas.com as well as the founder of MyBlogU.com. Ann has been into Internet Marketing for 7 years, she is the former Editor-in-Chief of Search Engine Journal and contributor to prominent search and social blogs including Small Biz Trends and Mashable. Ann is also the frequent speaker at Pubcon and the host of regular Twitter chats #vcbuzz and #myblogu.
How to Craft the Perfect Tweet
Twitter

How to Craft the Perfect Tweet

It's as much a science as an art.
10 Free Website Usability Tools to Improve Your Customer Experience
Website Usability

10 Free Website Usability Tools to Improve Your Customer Experience

Cool stuff like Whatfix and Color Oracle can point you in the right direction to spend your budget wisely.
9 Must-Have Visual-Marketing Tools on the Web
Visual Content

9 Must-Have Visual-Marketing Tools on the Web

Having the right visual marketing tools up your sleeve can really help.
6 Tips From Successful CEOs for Getting More Done
Productivity

6 Tips From Successful CEOs for Getting More Done

The main thing is to have a system for the stuff you deal with the most and can't delegate.
3 Ways to Engage Your Site Visitors
Customer Engagement

3 Ways to Engage Your Site Visitors

Connecting person to person is no less important for an online business.
5 Morale Boosters That Kept a Dying Business Afloat Until It Finally Thrived
Psychology

5 Morale Boosters That Kept a Dying Business Afloat Until It Finally Thrived

Business is tough. Success is often just keeping the doors open until things finally click.
How to Build Your Brand by Awarding the Influencers
Marketing

How to Build Your Brand by Awarding the Influencers

Marketers have a unique opportunity to get closer to their customers through emerging technology, turning the tables on traditional advertising techniques.
How Social Media Can Help With PR
Public Relations

How Social Media Can Help With PR

Rather than looking at social media as just a marketing tool, start looking at it as a brand image one.
5 Tools for Downloading and Analyzing Twitter Data
Twitter Marketing

5 Tools for Downloading and Analyzing Twitter Data

There is a mountain of Twitter data available with vast potential to enhance your marketing, once you have the resources to make sense of it.
3 Ways to Boost Your Productivity By Repackaging Content
Content Marketing

3 Ways to Boost Your Productivity By Repackaging Content

Basic research and expert interviews can be used in various channels to increase reach.
3 Tips for Building Your Brand by Giving Away Images
Marketing

3 Tips for Building Your Brand by Giving Away Images

Allowing visitors to your site and other bloggers free use of images you own is a reliable method for expanding your business and your network.
How to Optimize Google Search Results for Pictures as Well as Words
Personal Branding

How to Optimize Google Search Results for Pictures as Well as Words

SEO is not just about what is written. An SEO strategy for images is important for promoting, and protecting, your brand.
How (and Why) to Take Advantage of Being First on New Social-Media Platforms
Social Media

How (and Why) to Take Advantage of Being First on New Social-Media Platforms

Building your presence on new networks is an investment of time and energy that can pay off, if the network succeeds.
5 Tips for Boosting Sales on Pinterest
Social Media Marketing

5 Tips for Boosting Sales on Pinterest

The photo-focused social-media site has eye-popping statistics no online marketer can afford to ignore.
3 Tips for Boosting Your Content With Expert Interviews
Control What You Can

3 Tips for Boosting Your Content With Expert Interviews

Knowledgeable people bring authority to your blog, not mention help socializing it, but don't let them overshadow you.