Video: Ann Smarty on the history of guest blogging & the future of link building

February 12, 2020

While up in Albany, I interviewed Ann Smarty, who was incredibly well known for creating MyBlogGuest that ended up getting penalized by Google.

We discussed her history in the space, how she left the Ukraine and settled in Albany, New York and how the Google penalty all went down. We also chatted about the future of link building and how your content has to earn links.

Note: The audio quality on this video is very poor. There was obviously a microphone issue and I am sorry for those issues.

Here is the video:

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I started this vlog series recently, and if you want to sign up to be interviewed, you can fill out this form on Search Engine Roundtable. You can also subscribe to my YouTube channel by clicking here.


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Barry Schwartz a Contributing Editor to Search Engine Land and a member of the programming team for SMX events. He owns RustyBrick, a NY based web consulting firm. He also runs Search Engine Roundtable, a popular search blog on very advanced SEM topics. Barry’s personal blog is named Cartoon Barry and he can be followed on Twitter here.

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